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    Sunshine Island Inn

    642 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7102
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    2017-11-05 2017-11-06
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    Traveller (73)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Room & Suite (11)
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good28%
    • Average4%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Nov 5Nov 6
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

    I go to Sunshine Island Inn quite often just to get away from Fort Myers. I take my business files my computer I work a little in the day enjoy the pool and the peacefulness in the evenings it's a piece of old Florida. I...More

    1  Thank prime34607
    Reviewed 18 April 2016

    This is a two star place, it's nothing fancy. But they do a good job at it. Yes, the walls are thin, the decor is older, the internet is spotty, but it's clean and safe and friendly, and bug free inside. If you don't require...More

    Thank jdamianlapko
    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    We went for a long weekend and picked the Sunshine Island Inn due to cost and amenities. We stayed in the Banyan Suite and were very please with the comfortable bed and large layout. Plenty of room for 2, with full kitchen, large living room...More

    Thank 1stjayhawk
    Reviewed 2 February 2016

    Do not waste your money on this room...we stayed here years ago in another suite and it was OK..I had no idea that we would have such a nasty room this time. The absentee owner needs to upgrade this place and quit cheaping out. I...More

    1  Thank rooster2016
    Response from kcee_07, General Manager at Sunshine Island InnResponded 5 February 2016

    I am sorry to hear about your bad experience. I am not sure where you stayed on a previous visit years go however the Lighthouse has been the same size since this place was built. The same bathroom is small but this is a efficiency...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2016

    This had a perfect location and amenities for our girl's getaway. There was plenty of space in the room for lounging, sleeping, and a well stocked kitchen for your cooking needs. Although it wasn't beach front, it had beach access, and you could reach the...More

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    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
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    Paulette T
    5 January 2015|
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    Response from sunshineislandinn | Property representative |
    Yes 15 per night
    Room Tips
    "Only 6 rooms I believe"
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    "Rooms are priced according to size. Tropical Paradise room is the most private. It is a two room suite."
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    "One of the few economy places on Sanibel. Banyan Room is very large"
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    "We loved the size of the Banyan room. Also, dogs are welcome. Made a new friend, Dunkin, while visiting."
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