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Sunset Beach Inn

2.6 km from Sanibel Island centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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3287 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5611
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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Sunset Beach was an excellent choice. I reviewed responses from this site when choosing a hotel so i wanted to also leave a review of my experience. The staff was friendly; the room was very nice. The pool was so nice and tennis courts! We loved biking around sanibel. We found nice shells and the sunset were gorgeous. Wonderful stay...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anonymouswe, Thank your for starying with us and for taking the time to send such a nice review of our resort! I'm glad you had such a fun and memorable visit - you did indeed make an excellent choice and I'm sure other visitors appreciate reading your impressions of your experience. We hope you'll stay with us again when...

Alabama
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Sunset Beach Inn was the perfect choice for a relaxing beach vacation. The price for the amenities cannot be beat. Bikes are provided and that was a HUGE plus. My husband and I ended up not driving most of the week because of the bikability of the island. The only drawback to this amenity is there is a 3 hour...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Trish, Thank you for sharing this nice review of your stay with us. I'm glad you had such a great time! You obviously made the most of your visit and we hope you'll continue to make Sunset Inn your home when visiting Sanibel for a relaxing getaway in the future. We'll look forward to welcoming you back. Sincerely, Bill...

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It's just OK. Positives......Good location on the beach, plenty of car parking, rooms are a decent size. The shame was the general lack of customer centricity. At check-in it was a very cold greeting, most un-American in my experience. I tried a bit of chat, but the reception was having none of it. It was a case of.........."These are the...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Charlie, Thank you for sharing your impressions. While I'm glad you enjoyed the beach and hotel, I'm so sorry that you were not greeted and welcomed in a way that conveyed how very glad we were to have you stay with us. As I'm certain you will see from our other reviews, our staff is always very welcoming and...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Overall everything billed on web site was true. Our 2nd floor garden view room was spacious and clean with a kitchenette, balcony and two queen beds. The front desk staff were so enthusiastic and proud of the Island and gave us some great information about shelling, places to eat and other things to do on the Island. The woman at...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear JanerNiner, Thank you for sharing your expeience. I'm very glad you found the resort to your liking. It's great to see that our staff showed how much they love working here and taking care of our guests and I'm glad your daughter has such fun memories of her shelling experience to take home with her! Please accept my apologies...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great hotel! My room had a kitchen and made it super easy to eat all the left overs I accumulated. Excellent nightly views of the sunset. The staff was very friendly and nice. The room was comfortable and suitable.

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear RayMaxNYC, Thank you for taking the time to write such a rave review! I'm so glad to hear how much you enjoyed the Sunset Beach Inn. Your nice words regarding our staff are much appreciated and I will pass them on so they know how much their service is appreciated. We hope you will return soon to enjoy more...

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

At first sight room was nice; large, pleasant with blue and beige colors, king size bed, and balcony overlooking pool and gulf. Upon further observation there were noticeable spots on carpet that should have been cleaned. The fabric on the chairs at the breakfast table were just plain filthy! The worst offense was when we were enjoying a late afternoon...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Joan, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. While I'm glad that your first impressions of the resort were positive, I'm very disappointed at the spots left on our carpet and chairs as well as our handling of the smoking situation next to your room. I will address the cleaning issues immediately - we take pride...

Elk City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My friend and I just returned from a girl trip to Sanibel. We stayed at the Sunset Beach Inn and we thought it was great! Our lower floor room was spotless, our simple breakfast basket was good, sure the pastries were not fresh out of the oven, but pop them in the microwave and they were fine! They also provided...

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Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mary K, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay - your very nice comments about our breakfast basket, recreation amenities and most importantly our staff are greatly appreciated. It's nice to see that you and your friend made the most of your time with us! Thank you for taking the time to share such a nice review - I...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed for a week in September 2016. We booked a Gulf-front room on the 2nd floor. The room was fine, although not as large or luxurious as the photos led us to believe. It looked a bit tired and in need of some refurbishing, but the beds were clean and comfortable; the bathroom was clean (although very small) and...

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Charlie W, Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ritzymac, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of our various amenities. We appreciate your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon! -Charlie W, Assistant General Manager

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights for a family getaway, and the location was great. Right on the beach, you can't beat that! We booked on Travelzoo so we got a good deal. Breakfast was good; it was a basket they delivered to you the night before. Milk, OJ, bagels, pastries and cereal, the basics you need to start your...

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Dear Traveler, Thank you for staying with us and taking a moment to share your review. Our staff works very hard to provide a delightful stay for our guests, so we are glad you were able to take advantage of our many amenities. We look forward to serving you again soon. -Charlie W, Assistant General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunset Beach Inn includes forty-six guestrooms and suites nestled on 4.5 acres of tropical Sanibel Island. Our 360 feet of beach along the Gulf of Mexico offers beautiful shells, tranquil sunsets and pristine sand. Relax by the pool with the Gulf of Mexico across the horizon.Each morning prepare for an activity filled day with a complimentary Continental breakfast, with an assortment of fresh fruit and breakfast breads. Play a set of tennis or ride a complimentary bicycle and explore the 23 miles of bike paths throughout Sanibel Island. Play a friendly game of volleyball with the beach just within view. Two shuffleboard courts await a challenging game near the picnic area. The resort offers two gas grills and picnic tables-perfect for a family dinner out under the graceful palms. Whether relaxation or fun filled activities are in your vacation plans, The Sunset Beach Inn provides the perfect beach getaway for families and couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Beach Inn

Address: 3287 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5611
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $257 - $654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Beach Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Sunset Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel
Sunset Beach Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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