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Waterside Inn on the Beach

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we arrived check in was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. We were in the Pineapple wing and the room was clean and beds were comfortable. We watched the sun come up in the morning and set in the evening. The bicycle rentals were reasonable.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two days in the beach front Lime Cottage. The cottage was spacious and well equipped. We could have easily spent a month here! Lime Cottage faces the gulf and has views from the bedroom and living room directly out to the water and dunes. Super quiet and beautiful beach! Daily towel service. Great comfy king bed...

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St. Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away and quiet, this Inn provided a great location for a weekend getaway. We stayed in an efficiency in the Pineapple Lodge and found it to be roomy, clean and just steps from the beach. There were plenty of beach lounge chairs available and, as expected, lots of shelling opportunities. As with much of Sanibel, the beach faces southward...

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Thank Jay H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at Waterside Inn. We stayed in one of their cottages on the beach, & absolutely loved it! Our cottage was very spacious, & included a full sized kitchen. We definitely recommend this place!!

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Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolute blast here. This is actually paradise! I would love to have stayed longer but we only had a weekend. You are right on the beach and the cottages are old but very well maintained. Carol at the front desk was amazing. Cottage was clean and even had a smart tv we could watch Netflix on. Be...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was something magical about this resort. It is quiet and special and lovely. What makes it out of the ordinary is the beach. The beach here is just incredible! It is a 5 minute's walk from the hotel, the beach has amazing shelling, the water is strong with thorough waves, and it has a stellar sunset. Just lovely. As...

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Sanford, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Blueberry. It was okay. It needs updating, but from a few signs I would say they are working on it. The front door has been replaced and some of the windows have been upgraded. The bathroom is super small and really needs to be done soon! We did not rent bicycles and brought our own...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint accommodations for Sanibel. Yet what makes it awesome is the beachfrontends up being the best for sea shell collecting. Also can view both sunrise and sunset on the same beach. Sea turtles are also known to come up to these beaches to lay their eggs.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast! The Inn was right on the beach. Couldn't ask for a better location. Carol was amazing to us. When ever we had questions she had the answers. Always was there for us. Carol always sent us to the best places to eat. My son thought she was the best. She helped me from the very beginning-...

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spring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a last minute booking for a trip to Sanibel Island for my mother, brother and myself. Was pleasantly surprised to find that there were some cottages still available at the Waterside Inn. The staff was extremely pleasant and accommodating. The area was clean, had a private beach and was quiet at night. The cottages were in need of some...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $248 - $335 (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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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“The beach is right there for you.”
hands34639, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 128 on the second floor of the Pineapple Lodge overlooks the beach. Didn't stay in a cottage, but they looked ideal for families.”
jayh424, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“103 was great!”
marniec188, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Incredible shelling here - no need to go elsewhere for shell-searching”
  • Gorgeous slice of ocean visible from our room
KazSeattle, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Several choices for rooms.”
191erlindac, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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