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    Sunshine Island Inn

    642 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7102
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
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    Traveller (73)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Room & Suite (11)
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good28%
    • Average4%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    27 Aug.28 Aug.
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      Reviews (115)
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      1 - 5 of 113 reviews

      Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

      Myself and 2 friends visited 5/2017, VERY clean, quiet, & comfortable! They had some beach equipment/cart for our beach use, beach was a short 3min or less walk. Nicely decorated. Would definitely stay here again!

      Thank Traci B
      Reviewed 2 February 2017

      I have been coming here for years, despite the fact that it is very rundown and in poor condition. Why? Because they were one of the ONLY remaining pet friendly hotels, they were sweet, they left folks alone, it was a short walk to a...More

      8  Thank LucyGayheart
      Reviewed 2 February 2017

      Incredibly disappointed that this charming place no longer welcomes visitors with dogs. No explanation on the website other than to say NO PETS ALLOWED on their home page, and UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP. I could see that the new owners were making things nicer, but there...More

      4  Thank LRyan1600
      Reviewed 25 January 2017

      The world's smallest bathroom meets the world's tiniest kitchen. It was the cheapest place online and I now know why - you really do get what you pay for!. There wasn't even anyone to check me in - I had to wander around and finally...More

      4  Thank Washpark5222
      Reviewed 29 November 2016

      I found this a GREAT PLACE...quiet, nice pool, nice workers, clean, nice, short walk to beach but overall very nice...even has back lagoon area....very nice grounds. On east end of Sanibel Island...near many stores and restaurants...has microwave, small fridge

      1  Thank FortMyersRecycler
      Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
      3,568 reviews
      #6 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
      Sanibel Moorings
      754 reviews
      #1 of 19 hotels in Sanibel Island
      DiamondHead Beach Resort
      1,135 reviews
      #9 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
      Parrot Nest
      105 reviews
      #18 of 19 hotels in Sanibel Island
      • Top amenities
      • Pool
      • Free Parking
      • Beachfront
      • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
      • Hotel Amenities
      • Free Parking
      • Self-Serve Laundry
      • Room amenities
      • Air Conditioning
      • Refrigerator in room
      • Microwave
      • Things to do
      • Pool
      • Price range
      • USD 141 - USD 275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
      • Hotel class
      • Hotel Style
      • #16 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
      • Room types
      • Kitchenette ,
      • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
      • Suites
      • Number of rooms
      • 5
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      • Location
      • United States >
      • Florida >
      • Southwest Gulf Coast >
      • Sanibel Island
      • Also Known As
      • Sunshine Island Hotel Sanibel Island
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      Traveller (73)
      Pool & Beach (21)
      Room & Suite (11)
      Hotel & Grounds (57)
      Family and Play Areas (1)
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      .62 km away
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      Questions & Answers
      Paulette T
      6 January 2015|
      AnswerShow all 3 answers
      Response from sunshineislandinn | Property representative |
      Yes 15 per night

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