Island Inn - Sanibel Island

3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957  show map
 3 stars
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Island Inn - Sanibel Island

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Snorkeling

Fishing

Cycling

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The traditional Island Inn is a 3-star property set next to Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Public Library and Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife CROW. The building was renovated in 2006.

The city center is 30 minute walking distance from the hotel.

The hotel is surrounded by bars and restaurants.

Island Inn is within a 40-minute drive to Southwest Florida Reg airport.

Rooms

This property has 49 spacious guestrooms including Three-Bedroom Twin Room, Cottage Two-Bedroom Double Room and Cottage that are appointed with a safe, a sofa, a kitchenette, a living area and flat-screen TV. The rooms also feature parquet floor and hardwood furnishing.

Eat & Drink

The coffee bar serves barbeque and grills.

Services

Corporate travelers can use a meeting room, a photocopier and a business center available on site.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a shuffleboard court, a picnic area and a library. The on-site activities include kayaking, lawn tennis and snorkeling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Private beach
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access
  • Courtyard

Sports & Fitness

  • Snorkeling
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa center
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Bay view
  • Beach view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Hi-Fi
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Island Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
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Hotel Address:

3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

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City Center
  • Sanibel Island
    2.5 km
Airports
Beaches
  • Gulfside City Park Beach
    1.6 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed or Queen-size bed
Size: 130 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This room features a screened balcony with gulf view, microwave, and small refrigerator. hardwood and tile floors are also included.

Room facilities
    Three-Bedroom Twin Room
    Bed type: Double beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Studio
      Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
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      Gulfview Studio

      Room facilities
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        Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed
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        This suite features a fully equipped kitchen, screened balcony with gulf view, and separate seating area with a sofa bed.

        Room facilities
          Island Inn Deluxe Double RoomIsland Inn Deluxe Double RoomIsland Inn Deluxe Double Room
          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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          • Air conditioning
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          Gulfview Deluxe Room

          Room facilities
            Island Inn Cottage Two-Bedroom Double Room Gulfview Cottage
            Cottage Two-Bedroom Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
            Size: 84 m²
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            • Private bathroom
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              Island Inn Cottage RoomIsland Inn Cottage RoomIsland Inn Cottage Room
              Cottage Room
              Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
              Size: 60 m²
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                Island Inn CottageIsland Inn CottageIsland Inn Cottage
                Cottage
                Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
                Size: 82 m²
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                Gulf Front Cottage

                Room facilities
                  Private Double Room
                  Bed type: Queen-size bed
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                  • Private bathroom
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Island Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Sanibel Island
                      2.5 km
                    Airports
                    Beaches
                    • Gulfside City Park Beach
                      1.6 km
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of rooms:
                      49

                    Island Inn Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 2.4 km

                    Museums

                    • Bailey Matthews Shell Museum - 1.7 km
                    • Big Arts Ctr - 2.6 km

                    Parks

                    • Sanibel Parks and Recreations - 2.9 km
                    • Sanibel Recreation Complex - 4.3 km

                    Oceanfront Areas

                    Local attractions

                    • Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation - 1.6 km
                      3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road
                    • The Island Cinema - 1.7 km
                      535 Tarpon Bay Rd
                    • BIG Arts (Barrier Island Group for the Arts) - 2.6 km
                      900 Dunlop Road
                    • Gulfside City Park Beach - 1.6 km
                      Sanibel Island, FL
                    • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 2.5 km
                      950 Dunlop Road

                    Near the hotel

                    • The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum - 1.4 km
                      3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2006
                      • Number of rooms:
                        49
                      Hotels nearby
                      Cities nearby

                      Island Inn Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Island Inn

                      Average guest rating

                      8.2out of 10
                      Fabulous
                      Based on 199 reviews

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        5.8

                        Shelled, took photos, swam, shopped and toured.

                      • Couple
                        7.4

                        The hotel was next to beach, we had a big and clean room with a kitchen corner and several restaurants could be reached by car within a few minutes.

                        The breakfast could have been better. They had coffee, orange juice, joghurt, cornflakes and muffins, but we were missing some toast or bagels.

                      • Older travelers
                        9.2

                        I mentioned that my husband was having a birthday during our stay and we were delighted to find a chilled bottle of champagne and 2 flutes in our room! We also loved the room.

                        Unfortunately the bed was way too hard for me.

                      • Family with children
                        9.2

                        I loved the slightly rustic feel. The location is awesome, the staff is friendly, and the room is super spacious.

                        The pool was definitely not kid friendly. The breakfast was disappointing.

                      • Family with children
                        10.0

                        Location, facilities, comfort. Staff was friendly and helpful

                        Bathroom small and not well decorated compared with rest of room.

                      • Older travelers
                        6.2

                        The location

                        The rooms are a little tired and there was no choice of beds - we had two doubles not the one king size we wanted. The restaurant was ok but not as good as it thinks it is.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.4

                        Appreciated beach front with no charge for parking. Appreciated the new furnishings in the very old motel-like building.

                        Parking area very bumpy.

                      • Couple
                        10.0

                        Everything was amazing for us! The room was luxurious an nice, beach was just almost under our window and the dinner place was with live music!!!

                      • Couple
                        10.0

                        Location of rooms; can see the water from all rooms

                      • Older travelers
                        6.2

                        We were there to attend a wedding. The reception food in your dining room was excellent.

                        Our room had a musty smell & the carpet was badly stained. Bathroom walls & tub need updating.

                      • Older travelers
                        9.2

                        The restaurant on-site was excellent with a very welcoming staff. The desk staff members were helpful and efficient.

                      • Older travelers
                        9.4

                        The location. It was very quiet. The rooms were spacious.However, the room needed updating. The carpet was stained and dirty.The kitchen area cabinets needed to be replaced. The bathroom fixtures were corroded.The faucets were leaking. Other than these few things we enjoyed our stay. The beach was okay, the outdoor area was well kept.

                      • Older travelers
                        5.4

                        Linens were clean. Excellent beach front location in a private area and quiet area.

                        Our room was called a kitchenette. Only thing different from it and a regular hotel room was the addition of a microwave. We never ate at the exclusive dinning room because the "free" breakfast was awful. They served spoiled pineapple four days in a row! Come on! This is a remodeled barracks building. Concrete everything made noises all night long and the steel doors kept us awake. Staff was a plus/minus. Some housekeepers never spoke. Ok, maybe they don't speak English but in 5 minutes you can teach them to say "good morning." But some staff did say hello. Some check-in staff were polite and some were recruited from from a pool of old mean schoolmarmes. I would never stay here again and I would never recommend it to someone unless I hated them. This wasn't really a good value for the money. The one benefit was the beautiful location. I asked the desk staff about activities and they pointed to flyer on the wall. Not exactly a very welcoming orientation.

                      • Family with children
                        10.0

                        Our stay at the Island Inn was really great. The location on the Gulf of Mexico, the "feeling" of old Florida without all the hype, the pleasant and helpful staff, all this made for a wonderful stay at the island Inn. We will be back.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.4

                        We were in a room overlooking the ocean. Hotel has plenty of character so it's not the same as everywhere else you might stay. Traditions restaurant is fantastic but we were lucky as it was a very quiet week.

                        Minor matter was a lack of a room safe. Breakfast was eggs, yoghurt and pastries - an odd combination. Could have done with cereal too.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Island Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Sanibel Island
                        2.5 km
                      Airports
                      Beaches
                      • Gulfside City Park Beach
                        1.6 km
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2006
                      • Number of rooms:
                        49