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Waterside Inn on the Beach

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pineapple lodge”(67 reviews)
“the cottages”(64 reviews)
“the kitchen”(49 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Highly recommend the Waterside Inn on Sanibel Island! Accommodations were perfect for our needs, rooms clean and comfortable, front desk staff exceptional (Jeff, the manager is great), pool is lovely, and the location of the inn and cottages is unbeatable. Everything from booking, help during...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The stay here was amazing! The view from the 2nd story of pineapple was great along with picturesque palm trees and of course the ocean. I have never been around such a delightful staff with everyone willing and eager to help with any and everything....More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This was just what we were looking for. To get away from stressful everyday life and just listen the the sea and looking for shells. So the wifi might not be the best (but it worked) and we didn't care. Because we were sitting in...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

We absolutely LOVED the setting of The Waterside Inn. Being 50 yards from the beach, one can't find a more lovely spot to hang out! The property management were great, friendly and very accomodating. However, Kiwi Cottage 110 as far as accomodations go needs some...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed at the Waterside Inn for the last two years and have thoroughly loved it! All the duplex cottages are painted bright colors with names to match which just adds to the charm of this older resort. We stayed in...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 193 - USD 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 193 - USD 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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bombera17179
4 April 2018|
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Response from David L |
Is there a restriction on dog size?
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melissamistretta
27 December 2017|
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Response from BeverlyOB | Reviewed this property |
There was a hairdryer in our bathroom on the wall. It worked extremely well. No complaints. The bathroom is very small, so the most efficient use of space is absolutely necessary in the cottages. Some may differ because of... More
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anijoamos
18 September 2017|
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Response from WatersideSanibel | Property representative |
Good morning ! \In answer to your question, yes pets are allowed on the beaches on Sanibel , they must be on a leash. Also, Algiers beach is not that far from us. Please is I can answer any other questions please let me... More
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"Any they all look great"
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"Waterfront cottages for the view and access to the beach--just walk out of your door and you're on the..."
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"Ask for a room closer to beach and away from the parking lot"
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"Blueberry cottage was very roomy. We needed 4 beds and we got them."
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