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100% (35 member ratings)

Sunset Beach Inn

Sanibel, FL
Limited-time rate
  • Steps away from a white-sand beach on the southwest side of Florida 
  • All rooms come with private, screened balconies complete with patio furniture 
  • Find and collect shells with over 200 types along the beach 
  • Benefit from discounted prices on golf at the nearby Dunes Golf and Tennis Club

The Deal

Enjoy a picturesque Florida sunset at this beachfront property with an exclusive deal saving Travelzoo members over 40% on stays into summer.
  • Rooms with a garden view start at $173 per night
  • Winter stays from $200 per night
  • Weekends are just $27 more
  • Travel through January and between May-September

100% (35 member ratings)

4.7Location
4.5Staff/Service
3.8Ambiance/Design
4.0Rooms
4.5Value for the Money

Location

3287 West Gulf drive
Sanibel Island, FL, 33957
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Sanibel Sunset Beach Inn is a beachfront property on Sanibel Island in Florida, a 12-minute drive west of its sister property, Sanibel Inn. This mid-range option offers guests affordable prices along white-sand beaches for a relaxing vacation for families and couples. The area is known for attracting 200-plus types of seashells to its shores due to its East-West positioning, and visitors adopt what's called the “Sanibel Stoop” to scoop them up as souvenirs. 

Rooms are simple and modest, with full kitchens in some of the larger ones; however, all rooms include private, screened balconies. Upgrade to the Partial Gulf View or Gulf View Rooms to enjoy those dramatic, picturesque Florida sunsets. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout, and all guests receive a complimentary continental breakfast. There is a daily resort fee, but it covers many perks, such as use of bicycles, beach umbrellas, kayaks and paddleboards, plus discounts on rounds at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. The property is also home to one of the largest outdoor heated pools on the island. 

For off-site exploring, the inn is a 10-minute drive to Periwinkle Place, full of shops and award-winning dining options. Explore J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, a five-minute drive, known for its bird collection.

From the press:
  • "You won't find the high rises or kitsch that some beach towns have - but instead, a variety of mom-and-pop stores, plenty of marine life, and shells. Lots of shells." -- Travel & Leisure 
  • "America's Most Beautiful Barrier Islands" -- Huffington Post

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private beach
  • Tennis courts
  • No pets allowed
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Check-in

  • Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout

  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Rates are based on two adults. Children up to the age of 16 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Additional guests aged 17 and older are $20 per person, per night. Pack & Plays available on request for infant's up to the age of 2: First Pack & Play is free, second is $20 per night + 11% tax. Aerobeds available on request for adults: $20 per night plus 11% tax. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets

  • No pets allowed.

Fees

  • A daily resort fee of $11 plus tax per night applies and is included in the total price shown on check-out page. The Resort Fee includes:

    • Continental breakfast basket
    • Beach chairs & umbrellas, recently updated and increased
    • Beach towels
    • Bicycles & helmets
    • Kayaks
    • Paddleboards
    • Improved wireless hi-speed Internet access
    • Newspaper
    • Complimentary parking
    • Tennis court access (racquets and tennis balls are included)
    • The driving range at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club
    • Discounted 18 holes of golf at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club - $49, which includes golf cart

Cancellation

  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

Sanibel Sunset Beach Inn is a 50-minute drive from the Southwest Florida International Airport, servicing many airlines such as American, United and Southwest. Cab fare is approximately $45 each way. Fort Myers is a 35-minute drive and Naples is about an hour away.

Address

  • 3287 West Gulf drive
  • Sanibel Island, FL, 33957
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

Questions? Check out our FAQs or give us a call.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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