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Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Margo went beyond in helping me, she called her dentist for me when i broke a tooth.also anything from tide charts to things to do. I didn't know who to call so margo called around and it was on Veterans day and many offices were closed. She called all of them on the Island with no luck. So she finally...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the lime cottage on the beach side. Beautiful cottage, plenty of room, well furnished, and very clean. The staff were all very friendly and professional. We enjoyed strolling on the beach and finding beautiful sea shells, and the sunsets are out of this world! We highly recommend staying here!!!

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We will be back . Could change one of the beach cottages into a burger and pizza bar , I think would be a great asset to the resort . Things to change or update/ electrical outlets in our room were loose so it was difficult to keep your charging devices plugged in .other than that great place to stay.

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Carrollton, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented the Mango cottage and were not disappointed. The screened in porches and 60 foot walk to the beach make it hard to even think about staying anywhere else. Surf fish, shell and grill at your own leisure and then take a dip in the heated pool before a relaxing nap in your quiet cottage then do it all...

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Ellington, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was a nice size. Bathroom had double sinks. Kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. The two chairs on the outdoor patio could be a little better since we sat out there quite a bit. Parking and beach were very convenient to the room.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming to Waterside Inn in November for the last 3 years and love the privacy, the access to the beach and the fun Florida cottages. The kitchen has just enough for what we need and we loved walking a few steps to the beach to watch the sunset every night.

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Thank michschristian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here for one night as part of a 'girls' weekend. It is a beachy, casual atmosphere.The room was spacious and it is a very short walk to the surf. There is a small kitchen in the room, but we only used the refrigerator and coffee pot. Perfect spot to relax and enjoy Sanibel.

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Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterside cottages are very spacious and neat. The Inn added a really nice touch by having beach music in your cottage at the touch of a button. The cottages are duplexes. The beach behind these cottages is full of shells and clean, soft white sand. The Inn has a bathhouse that is available to you the day of check out...

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

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable time here. It is our number one goal to make sure you have a relaxing experience. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Jeff

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place and have been a guest several times over the years. Personnel are very friendly, cute cottages, old-Florida feeling, heated pool. They seemed to think of everything you may need for a great stay such as pans, dishes, etc. If you are looking for a quiet getaway, this is the place.

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Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 5 days in the Pineapple lodge unit # 126. This was our second year here but will not return again. After the third day in the room we were both stuffed up due to the air conditioner. I believe it has mold in it as it is the first thing you smell when you walk in the room....

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $185 - $488 (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
Waterside Inn On The Beach Sanibel Island, Florida
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“We have stayed in the cottages as well as the Breakers West condos all Great”
 of 5 bubbles espieeastman, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Water spigots and hoses are around back of the cottages to wash off your gear.”
 of 5 bubbles 936marcusm, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a cottage...avoid bigger building...also, you can park at your door”
 of 5 bubbles bill555555, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 rooms. Cottage (lime) and a hotel type room. Both were very clean and beds comfy. The kitchens were fully equipped! We really had a great time”
 of 5 bubbles Kaiea21, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Call and ask the front desk what is the best price and best cottage available (your needs)”
 of 5 bubbles BigTimeTravelFamily, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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