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Pinconning, Michigan
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We booked a ocean view room months in advance of our trip. When we arrived we were placed on the 1st floor pointing towards the Ocean ($165 a night) but could not see anything because of a pool in the way with a tall white fence and a lot of people using it. We checked out and went to another...

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

So sorry you were not pleased with our property. Our gulf view rooms do open onto the pool which is on the beach. Also,we have a sun deck and tiki bar directly on the beach. Thanks for taking the time to share your comments. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com

Charlestown, Indiana
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I will be the first to tell you, I was not boastful to tell my friends that I booked at room at the Holiday Inn, and when we pulled up and saw it was a motel not a hotel, I was very leary. But, trying to get just one night on Sanibel, the choices are limited, so we said, why...

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. Yes, you are correct, we face almost due south on the curl of the island, so sunset is a little up island. It's a great spot on the beach, though! We appreciate your comments. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We didn't have reservations, but we stopped at the Chamber of Commerce building after the causeway and they told us to mention them to get a discount. Room was very reasonable, and love that they have a pool as well as beach access. Grounds are beautifully maintained. On site restaurant, with good (but expensive) food. Also liked that there were...

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Coconut Creek, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Hotel is right on the beautiful beach and loungers and umbrellas are free. Grounds and pool area very well kept, and all the staff we met were friendly and helpful. Rooms a little tired but clean and comfortable. BUT don't eat at the Starfish Grill, very expensive and the only place I know where the unpriced 'specials board' is more...

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 October 2013

The hotel looks like a motel. They are a lot of rooms. Rooms are clean and quite big, with microwave and fridge. This swiiming pool is okay (a little small) but the surroundings is nice and calm. There is a private beach really close to the hotel. This hotel would be really nice for families and good for couples. The...

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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Awesome location, right on the beach, close to shops and bike rental. Perfect for the family. Front Desk Connie was extremely helpful and went the extra mile to help us with our request. The staff was friendly. Pool area and tiki bar with view to the beach.

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Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We stayed here with some friends while one member of each couple competed in the Captiva Triathlon in September 2013. We were satisfied with our stay. Rooms are typical double motel rooms, with two double beds. The upstairs rooms were carpeted and the downstairs rooms had a nice saltillo-style tile. The rooms have had cosmetic upgrades in terms of paint...

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Wickford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Firstly this is not a hotel but a motel. That said it was very clean, the staff excellent, posiition on beach perfect. Both restaurant and Tiki bar staff and food excellent. The first thing they give you when you check in however, is details of the pest problem, which is quite scary to read especially if you are from England....

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I am from Allentown, Pennsylvania so I live about 23 hours away from Sanibel Island, but when I arrived, I knew I was going to have a great time! Besides that this Holiday Inn is right by the beach everything else at the hotel just compliments it even more. The pool is a great place to lounge around and soak...

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Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Wife and I had the opportunity to visit Sanibel Island for a wedding. Stayed for one evening at this hotel. It was our first time visiting this beautiful island. We were greeted at the front desk by two wonderful and very helpful woman. Set a great tone for our stay. Hotel was centrally located and easy to find. The rooms...

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Very happy you found us and sure hope the wedding was great! Thank you for sharing your comments and we will be pleased to welcome you back. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A tranquil boutique hotel nestled amid swaying palms and sandy beaches Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a cherished gulf-front retreat for nature lovers - shell collectors and those who enjoy outdoor recreation mixed with great shopping and dining. Guests enjoy private beach access as well as an outdoor pool and sundeck bike rentals tennis courts hammocks and lounge chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Address: 1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6729 (Formerly Holiday Inn Sanibel Island)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $287 - $550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Island Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Holiday Inn
Sanibel Island Beach Resort Florida
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Get a room facing the Gulf if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles tfagerskog, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a view close to the beach and pool then ask for a view room”
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 of 5 bubbles 972stephenp, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick up some food at the grocery to save on dining out. We did & loved our savings & not putting on pounds while vacationing.”
 of 5 bubbles JoL883, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to have a car since there are no dining options on property.”
 of 5 bubbles jbrenz, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are no good rooms in my opinion!”
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