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St. Pete, FL
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 wonderful beach. And they really tried to keep it clean. I would stay for one...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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 really did not seem to be any need to get rid of the pups. Both...

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2Thank LRyan1600
Park City, Utah
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 call and the ONLY other person renting here helped me. The blinds on the pool...

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3Thank Washpark5222
Tice, Florida
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

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1Thank FortMyersRecycler
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We have stayed in every room at the Inn. It is a wonderful, quiet place. The pool is literally right outside your room door. The décor is very inviting and the staff is very charismatic. I consider them family! It's just a slight walk to the gulf! Enjoy!

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1Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Charming 'Old Florida' beach cottages. The price is right and you are right across the street from the beach. The rooms are rustic, but very comfortable and most of your time should be spent at beach or pool! They offer boat slips and you are only a few minutes off the intercoastal waterway. Steve was very helpful getting us parked...

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1Thank Tim N
Albany, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stayed in the Lighthouse Suite. When we arrived, we noticed that there was an outdoor eating area with a charcoal grill. The room was large with two comfortable beds, a futon, table and chairs and a very small kitchen. Sliding glass doors led to the pool, which was very welcoming after a day at the beach. Across the street...

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1Thank SusanKG
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Great location... You can't beat being across the street from the gorgeous beach and so close to area shops and sites. The Lighthouse is a short bike ride away. That's the way to see this island and Billy's bike rentals has the monopoly on that, but they deliver and pick up, so no complaints there. We stayed in the Tropical...

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2Thank Andrea E
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I go to Sunshine Island Inn quite often just to get away from Fort Myers. I take my business files my computer I work a little in the day enjoy the pool and the peacefulness in the evenings it's a piece of old Florida. I would honestly live there if I could it has all the conveniences you need Wi-Fi...

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1Thank prime34607
Dearborn, Mi
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a two star place, it's nothing fancy. But they do a good job at it. Yes, the walls are thin, the decor is older, the internet is spotty, but it's clean and safe and friendly, and bug free inside. If you don't require a "resort" type place, just a room with a little pool and a fishing canal...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll discover tropical paradise and island charm at the Sunshine Island Inn. Located in Old Town Sanibel, we are surrounded by lush palms and the natural beauty of the sleepy Sanibel River. Stroll on Sanibel's famous shelling beaches directly across the street or laze comfortably at our Inn's beautifully landscaped pool. The Inn has a variety of accommodations for families, as well as, some that are especially charming for couples and honeymooners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Island Inn

Address: 642 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $195 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunshine Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Sunshine Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Only 6 rooms I believe”
FortMyersRecycler, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are priced according to size. Tropical Paradise room is the most private. It is a two room suite.”
SusanKG, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“One of the few economy places on Sanibel. Banyan Room is very large”
jdamianlapko, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We loved the size of the Banyan room. Also, dogs are welcome. Made a new friend, Dunkin, while visiting.”
1stjayhawk, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Coquina”
371CarrieB, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
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