Island Inn

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Private beach, snorkelling, surfing, fishing
Private beach, snorkelling, surfing, fishing
Private beach, snorkelling, surfing, fishing
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Island Inn

Island Inn

3-star property
Sanibel beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant

9.4/10 Exceptional

998 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
Map
3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL, 33957
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Multilingual staff
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront
  • Key West Express - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) - 47 min drive

About this property

Island Inn

3-star hotel on the waterfront
A terrace, a library and laundry facilities are just a few of the amenities provided at Island Inn. With a private beach, beachfront dining and surfing, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. The on-site restaurant, Traditions on the Beach, features ocean views. Enjoy on-site activities, such as fishing, hiking/biking and volleyball. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a fireplace in the lobby and a bar.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool with sunloungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self-parking
  • Bike hire, 2 outdoor tennis courts and motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Tour/ticket information, free newspapers and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the location
Room features
All 54 individually furnished rooms feature comforts, such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, as well as thoughtful touches, such as Laptop workspace and climate-controlled air conditioning. Guests reviews say good things about the cleanliness rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Free infant beds and free extra beds
  • Free toiletries and hairdryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Wardrobes/cupboards, microwaves and coffee/tea makers

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 54 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 25
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Personal watercraft (motorised)
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Fishing
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space (2000 square feet)

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike hire
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 8 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1895
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Close-captioned TV
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Free rollaway/extra bed

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

Traditions on the Beach – This restaurant is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 28 September 2022 to 1 November 2022 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 15 2023 to January 16 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 4 September to 27 September:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Island Inn Sanibel
Island Inn
Island Sanibel
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Island Resort Sanibel
Is Sanibel
Island Inn Hotel
Island Inn Sanibel
Island Inn Hotel Sanibel
Island Inn Near Sanibel Island Southern Beach

Frequently asked questions

Is Island Inn currently open?
This property is closed from 28 September 2022 to 1 November 2022 (dates subject to change). The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 15 2023 to January 16 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge(s)
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Island Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Island Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Island Inn?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Island Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Island Inn?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:30 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Island Inn?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but The Big M Casino (8.9 mi) is nearby.
What is there to do at Island Inn and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as fishing, snorkelling and surfing and improve your game at the on-site tennis courts. Additional recreation on-site includes volleyball. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a private beach and a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Island Inn?
Yes, Traditions on the Beach offers beachfront dining and ocean views. The dining venue will be unavailable from 15 January 2023 to 16 January 2023 (dates subject to change).
What's the area around Island Inn like?
Island Inn is on Sanibel Island Southern Beach, and a short 13-minute walk from J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

9.2/10

Amenities

9.1/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

WOW
Island Inn was so NICE we stayed a second night! Loved the spacious room and out the door of your screened patio (big) and your on the beach! Just a great place.
Lori, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Sanibel’s best Resort
Front desk very helpful. Marine biologist from National She’ll Museum helped on our shell hunt and gave us discount card for admission to the newly renovated Museum which was incredible. Excellent accommodations
greg, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful stay. Helpful staff, gave us good info about things to do
2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

JEFFREY, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing
Absolutely beautiful! Cant wait to go back. Very well kept and peaceful. Onsite bar and food were wonderful also.
Rebecca, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great beach getaway
Upon arrival we were treated like friends. The staff was the epitome of friendliness. The room was spacious as well as comfortable. The view was incomparable
Anthony, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything was amazing
Elba, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Super nice front desk people.
Lauren, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Brett, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Andrea, 2-night family trip
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