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Sanibel Island is located on the Gulf coast of southwestern Florida, west of Fort Myers Beach and just south of Captiva Island. Most of the hotels are located along Gulf Drive, which runs along the southern coast of the island.
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Hotels in or near Sanibel Island
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Not pet friendly
- no pets allowed. - Jun 2015 Most Recent HotelGuides ReviewsRead >
"The hotel was close to the beach, but that was the only positive. Don't stay here if you want a comfortable bed and functioning kitchenette with clean utensils.2015-10-13"
"Be aware that this is an older hotel. The room was clean, but the phone didn't work and there were other electrical problems. Our bill was adjusted due to these issues. The pool and beach were great.2015-04-08"
Upscale, smoke-free, all-suite, extended-stay hotel
Near Sanibel Island
Outdoor swimming pool open in summer - exercise room
Kitchen in every suite
Free hot breakfast buffet
Pet friendly hotel
- allows up to 2 pets per room - $100 per stay pet fee. - Jul 2016 < Less Most Recent HotelGuides ReviewsRead >
"The hotel room was clean and comfortable, and the staff was friendly and helpful. Nice breakfast. Good place to stay.2018-10-08"
"Convenient location. The hotel room was clean, but housekeeping was inconsistent; the coffee wasn't always replaced.2018-10-08"
"We were satisfied. The hotel room was exceptional, with comfortable beds and a spacious sitting area. The bathroom was large. The staff was extremely friendly, polite, and helpful, and the breakfast buffet was good and warm. Great coffee, too. We highly recommend staying here.2018-04-26"
"I had a pleasant stay. The room was clean, the hotel staff was friendly and helpful, and breakfast was good. Convenient to Sanibel, but no view of the water.2017-05-28"
Not pet friendly
- no pets allowed. - May 2015 Most Recent HotelGuides ReviewsRead >
"I loved this hotel. It was extremely clean, and the grounds were beautifully groomed. Nice beach and friendly, outstanding staff.2016-03-05"
"Great location and a great family hotel. The room was clean, and the employees were wonderful. Stay here.2015-12-16"
"Everything about this hotel was great except the huge palm trees blocking my view of the ocean on the 4th floor.2015-12-06"
"Close to the pier and Times Square. All the rooms had an ocean view. Our room was attractive, clean, and well-kept. Staff was friendly and helpful. The free hot breakfast was a big perk. An extra nicety was the availability of ice water and coffee in the lobby. We'd stay at this hotel again.2015-03-11"
"Easy walk to Times Square, but we were glad we rented a car to get around. The beach was amazing. Clean room, and we had a nice view from the 3rd floor. Friendly staff.2015-02-11"
Pet friendly motel
- only 1 pet per room - no pet fee. - Jun 2016 < Less Most Recent HotelGuides ReviewsRead >
"The motel was OK, but not enough towels were provided, and there were no cups or ice bucket. Be aware that you have to request towels and toiletries ahead of time.2021-02-18"
"The motel room was modern but basic; I had to ask for a hair dryer, and there were no hangers in the closet. Check-in was at 3 PM, but I had to wait until 4 for a room to be cleaned.2021-02-04"
"Close to beaches and shops. The motel was nice, new, and clean. However, the sink was clogged, and despite reporting it twice to the front desk, nothing was done about it during our 4-day stay. I hated washing my hands and brushing my teeth in the bathtub. Still, I recommend staying here.2019-01-19"
"Not worth the price. The room wasn't that clean, and there were no liners in the trash cans. I was disappointed.2016-05-05"
"Just a few miles from Sanibel Island. Good rates. The motel was clean, but didn't have an elevator. I'll stay again.2015-08-13"
You can enjoy this beautiful getaway; we list beachfront hotels and resorts from midscale to luxury. Although many of the Sanibel Island hotels are not-pet friendly, Sanibel Siesta Condos offers pet friendly condos on the beach.
On Sanibel Island, enjoy everything a vacation island should offer. Hunt for seashells on its gorgeous beaches, visit the Sanibel Lighthouse, enjoy water sports and bird-watching, and indulge in fine dining.
End the day at the beach by taking in an extraordinary sunset that's ordinary here.
Much of the island has been preserved in its natural state, so be sure to visit the J.N. Darling National Wildlife Refuge to see a rare, undeveloped side of Florida.
Whether you want to be active or want the ultimate relaxing escape, Sanibel Island has what you're looking for.
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