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Westfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice location right on the gulf. Too chilly during our stay to try out the water but beach is nice to walk on (but be sure to have shoes - lots of shells!). Bikes available for use but should be updated. Really nice bike paths in immediate area. Room was adequate, nothing special, basically clean. I was always short on...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Softballmom66, Thank you for your nice review of the Seaside Inn. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay overall and felt the nostalgia of our vintage Florida seaside resort. I'm sorry that our staff did not respond quickly to your request for additional towels and that your breakfast basked seem to be a bit short. I'll address both of...

Roseville, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this hotel. It had a laid back beachy feel. Free internet, though sometimes spotty. I loved that the hotel was right on the beach. They do have a couple lounge chairs on the beach, though not a lot. They had bikes to check out if you want to take a ride around the island. The room had...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few minutes to send a review of your visit. I'm glad you had such a good stay and found the resort to be such a great value - that's so important to us and it's nice to see that you were so pleased. Please accept my apologies for the missed breakfast basket and the insufficient...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got in late and there was a mixup with the room, it wasn't cleaned and towels were all over the floor. Made front desk aware of it and we were moved and taken care of immediately. The room was perfect for us. 2 Queens. Room was very clean and simple. I've stayed at JW's and this is just a...

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Dear Andrew, Thank you for sharing your very nice impressions of Seaside Inn. I'm glad you enjoyed your vacation with us and found so much to your liking. I'm disappointed to learn there was an issue with your room upon arrival but I'm glad our staff resolved it immediately and the remainder of your stay was all fun! We hope...

Virginia Beach
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Sanibel Island to celebrate my parents' 50th anniversary. My mother chose this hotel, and the whole family stayed here. We spent about a week at the hotel. I really enjoyed my time there. I would definitely go back to Sanibel and stay at this hotel. I hope to do so as soon as I can. The rooms...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, Thank you so much for sharing such a nice review! I'm so glad you found so much to enjoy about the inn and your stay on Sanibel Island. Indeed, it's a great place to be, but we agree, it's our staff that make the experience so wonderful and it means the world to hear our guests feel so...

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great stay at the Inn. Room a little dated but the most comfortable beds and kitchenette very useful. Breakfast baskets were great too and proximity to the beach a huge plus. Would most likely stay again.

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vonnyclaret, Thanks for sharing your impressions. I am glad you found so much to enjoy and found our beds to be so comfortable. The nostalgic old-Florida charm of Seaside Inn is what makes is so special and relaxing and I'm glad we earned your loyalty! Please let us know how we can make your future visits even more enjoyable....

Stoneham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The cottage we stayed in (#103) was perfect. The full kitchen had all necessary appliances and utensils needed. The grounds of the Seaside Inn were kept up beautifully. We loved the pool and the beautiful beach was just a very short walk from the cottage. (Especially good for older people). All of the people that worked at Seaside in were...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Susan, I'm glad you had such a great visit to the Seaside Inn! We sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share your impressions and it's great to know that you found everything to your liking. I'll make sure to pass on your nice comments to our resort and landscaping staff - they all take pride in making sure...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was our very first time in Sanibel, FL. We chose this location based on reviews and needs. We were pleasantly surprised by how lovely and charming it is. The reception area is nice, plenty of parking which has a small drive around area as we stayed on the far end of the building for easy loading and unloading. there...

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Dear Mayleesa, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review! I'm so glad you had a great stay and found so much to enjoy about the resort and the island. Indeed, our location and direct proximity to the Gulf of Mexico is amazing, and I'm glad you had an opportunity to enjoy it so completely. Please let us know what...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Overall I felt this property was pretty average and bit overpriced. The hotel was in a great location on the beach and the outside was well maintained. The room was pretty basic which is what I expected. Unfortunately I had an issue with ants in my room and no one seemed to care. After killing about 20 of them I...

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Dear Dlabrake, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. I'm glad you found many aspects of the hotel to your liking but I'm so sorry you had issues with ants in your room. I'm very concerned that our staff did not address this in a way that conveyed our concern. Please know that this is...

Florida
Reviewed 27 November 2016

After a week in Anna Maria Island and heading back to the East Coast, we decided to stop off for a "bonus" day before really having to end an awesome week. So BONUS is exactly what we got. Seaside Inn is a small inn with the old school Florida charm. Small and quaint with rooms steps from the beach and/or...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share such a complimentary and very detailed review of your stay! I'm glad you enjoyed the fun and relaxing atmosphere of our old Florida charm and I especially enjoy hearing your praise of our Innkeeper, Tresann. She does indeed love taking care of our guests with personalize attention; I will make sure to...

Reviewed 24 November 2016

Absolutely beautiful place to visit. we stayed 4 nights, very rustic and natural. The beach is white and soft and gorgeous, A lovely man puts parasols on the beach for you every morning. fabulous shells to collect, and lovely walks. The Inn itself is very spacious, lovely and spotlessly clean. breakfast brought every morning in a basket with fresh bagels...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for writing such a nice review of your stay last year. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit - we're always glad to provide a little "bliss" for our guests! Please let us know if there's anything we can do to make your 2017 visit even more memorable. Sincereley, Bill Wellman General Manager bwellman@theinnsofsanibel.com 239-472-3181

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seaside Inn invites you to rediscover the charm of a quaint beachfront inn on beautiful Sanibel Island where life’s pace is slower. Unwind by the pool or enjoy a day at the beach looking for shells or soaking up the sun. Seaside Inn offers personalized service along with 32 newly renovated guestrooms, suites and cottages with interiors inspired by the sun bleached sand beyond the dune. Each guestroom and suite is furnished with a comfortable king or queen beds with views of the pool or beach. The cottages offer a separate living area with a new sleeper sofa, full kitchen and one bedroom with a king bed. Each cottage has a deck just off the living area to enjoy the Florida sun with family while overlooking the pool. Each day a complimentary continental breakfast basket is delivered to the rooms for the next morning’s enjoyment. While on Sanibel enjoy the wide variety of outdoor adventures. Spend time exploring the 23 miles of paved nature trails that wind through the wetlands with one of the bikes provided by Seaside Inn. Visit the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to view a wide variety of migratory birds and explore an unspoiled mangrove ecosystem. For more active play, Sanibel Island offers 18 holes of golf on 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. For play and relaxation, let Seaside Inn welcome you to the pace of island living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaside Inn

Address: 541 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5005
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $281 - $621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seaside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Seaside Hotel Sanibel Island
Seaside Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
Seaside Sanibel Island
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Ask for a room on the second floor at one of the ends. Those rooms let more light in.”
 of 5 bubbles rhooker, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be close the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles susanmurphy3337, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Gulf are fabulous:)”
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“Depends on how many people are going.”
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“Second floor had a good gulf view”
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