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93% (41 member ratings)

Sanibel Inn

Sanibel, FL
Limited-time rate
  • All rooms come with a private, screened balcony complete with patio furniture
  • There's an on-site outdoor pool and the white-sand beach is steps away
  • Try your hand at shelling with over 200 types of seashells along the beach
  • Benefit from discounted prices on golf at the nearby Dunes Golf and Tennis Club

The Deal

Escape to Sanibel Island -- ranked the No. 1 family travel destination by FamilyFun magazine -- at this beachfront property where Travelzoo members save over 35% on stays in a waterview room.
  • Gulf View rooms with two queen beds and a patio start at £144 per night
  • Winter dates start from £162 per night
  • Weekends are available at £40 more
  • Travel through January and between May-September

93% (41 member ratings)

4.3Value for Money


937 East Gulf Drive
Sanibel Island, FL, 33957
United States Map & Directions
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Families and couples looking for a relaxing white-sand experience can plan a stay at Sanibel Inn, located on Florida's Sanibel Island an hour from Naples and 35 minutes from Fort Myers. Sanibel Island is a popular destination for shelling with over 200 types of seashells; visitors to the area adopt what's known as the "Sanibel Stoop" to find and collect the shells. The island location is ideal for swimming, kayaking, fishing and boating. 

Enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico from private, screened balconies complete with patio furniture. Some of the larger rooms offer guests the convenience of cooking in full kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves and coffeemakers. There's a daily resort fee for all guests at this property, but it covers access to many amenities, including Wi-Fi throughout, parking, tennis courts, beach chairs and umbrellas at the beach, and use of bicycles, kayaks and paddleboards. 

Take advantage of Sanibel Inn’s membership at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club with discounted prices on rounds of golf, as well as events and entertainment (think comedy and trivia nights) offered at the club. Dine at the on-site restaurant, Sea Star Cafe, or drive 10 minutes to Periwinkle Place for award-winning restaurant options and shops. Head over to the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge to spot some birds, alligators and bobcats.

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


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


  • 24-hour front desk

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant
  • 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.


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


  • 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.


  • No pets allowed.


  • A daily resort fee of $25 plus tax applies and is included in the total price shown on check-out page. The Resort Fee includes:

    • 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 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 Inn is a 45-minute drive from the Southwest Florida International Airport, servicing many airlines such as American, United and Southwest. Cab fare is approximately $40 each way. Fort Myers is a 35-minute drive and Naples is about an hour away. 


  • 937 East Gulf Drive
  • Sanibel Island, FL, 33957
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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 GBP) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

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