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Reviewed 6 July 2015

We had a great long weekend (4 nights) in mid-May. We were in Raspberry cottage #107. The cottage is very simple but is complete for a vacationer's needs. There were two tv's but they were never turned on during our stay. We loved the quiet. The wifi worked perfectly but we probably spent less than an hour during our 4...

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WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here at Waterside Inn, We strive to make every guest feel at home while vacationing here. There is nothing better than peace and quiet while relaxing. On behalf of myself and the staff we want to thank you for your comments and cant wait to see...

Lake Mary, Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My finger hesitated between an overall rating of very good and excellent. The difference is by a hair, so I clicked on excellent. Let's start with service - from front desk to housekeeping to John the maintenance guy - it's all friendly, quick and very attentive. Next is the grounds and room. Very clean, very tropical and nice. This is...

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WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments we truly are blessed to have a great staff here at Waterside Inn, from the guests to the staff whats not to love your in paradise!!!! I am happy to hear that you were very satisfied with our resort!! We look forward to seeing you agian very soon! Regards, Jeff Osuski General Manager

Islamorada, Florida
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This was not our first trip to Sanibel. I had been coming for years (when you still had to use the ferry) and it was truly wonderful to find a place to stay that resembled what I remembered “A cottage on the beach”. The cottage we stayed in was the Raspberry 107. It was very clean, we had way more...

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WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. I am very pleased you enjoyed your experience here at Waterside Inn and look forward seeing you next time. give Tex and Susie our regards, Best wishes, Jeff Osuski General Manager

South Thomaston, Maine
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My trip to Sanibel Island, it was my families first trip. We checked in with ease. The people working in the front desk were warm and welcoming. They were extremely polite and ready to answer all of out questions. After checking in, we headed to the room. Our room was beautiful. I love the tropical decor. The room was nice...

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Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative review. It always helps when guest leave informational reviews as it helps other guest learn more about a place they are looking to visit. Thanks for the nice review and we hope to see you again real soon !!!!

South Thomaston, Maine
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We love the Waterside Inn on the Beach. It's a great place to take your family on vacation. We love the pool, beach, and the shelling is unbelievable. The people were friendly and the place was very clean. The weather was great and the island is beautiful. This is a wonderful hotel and we can't wait to go back!

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Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your review!! We are so glad you had a great time at the beach, We feel that Sanibel is a special place and it sounds like you do too!!! Glad you had a great visit with us and hope to see you back soon..

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Loved the charming old Florida Inn. Clean rooms and friendly staff and literally steps to the beach. Would visit again! They offer a small private shower room if you want to stay on the beach after your check-out so you can travel clean and fresh!!

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Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review!! It is always nice to hear when your customers are happy!! We will always strive to do a great job to make our guest's stay with us exceptional.

Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Great and quaint. No fussiness. Wished it had more parking spaces. The rooms are spacious and with amenities. Just bring your basics like paper towels etc. everything you need is nearby. Jerry's or Bailey market has everything you need for groceries or food that's already made. Perfect place to relax.

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Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your time to write this nice review ! We wanted to let you know that the Waterside inn is Going to add additional parking this month. We do know that sometimes when we are full parking can get a little testy. Most of the time it is because so many people come to visit family members when they...

Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 6 June 2015

My wife, 6 year old daughter, 3 year old son and I had the pleasure of staying at the Waterside Inn for 2 nights. Prior to deciding on staying at Waterside we checked the Island Inn, which had capacity but would have made us change rooms after our 1st night, and then we checked out a room at the West...

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Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review!! We work hard here at the Waterside Inn on the Beach to make our guest comfortable. Thanks again for choosing our location for your vacation !!!

Reviewed 28 May 2015

We were absolutely thrilled with our stay at the Waterside... staff is excellent. Location is excellent. What a beautiful vacation - steps from the beach and great shelling. We will be back someday...

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WatersideSanibel, General Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Wow what a nice review!! We are so glad you had a great stay here at the Waterside Inn. We thank you for your comments on our staff as we really want our guest to be happy with their stays here at the Inn. The shelling has been real good lately as a lot of our guest have been picking...

Eaton, Colorado
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We stayed in Raspberry Cottage #105, a one bedroom cottage that was everything we needed for a great week of rest and relaxation along Sanibel Island beach. The staff was great and we were able to rent bikes right at Waterside Inn and ride around the Island (better in the morning when it is cooler). Plenty of good and fun...

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WatersideSanibel, General Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review! We work hard at the Waterside to keep our guest happy. We are so glad you had a good trip and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you searching for that true Olde Florida charm and style? Look no further than Waterside Inn! You?re just steps away from the beautiful beaches of Sanibel. Amenities include a heated pool, beach loungers, on-site bike rentals, and BBQ grills. Come to relax and unwind in one of our small inns or cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterside Inn on the Beach

Address: 3033 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5609
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM1,373 - RM1,851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Waterside Inn on the Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Resort Sanibel Island
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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