This Southern Florida hotel is located on 10 acres of Sanibel Island. It has 550 feet of private beach as well as onsite bicycle, kayak and paddleboard rentals. All rooms at the island Inn have a seating area, HD cable smart TVs, and full kitchens. a view of the ocean, free Wi-Fi, and an iPod docking station is also provided. The Island Inn's private beach provides an excellent area for swimming, BQQ grilling and seashell collecting. The front desk staff can also help guests organize sailing or kayaking expeditions. The Island Inn is 5 minute's drive from the 5,200-acre J. N. Darling Wildlife Refuge and less than 22 miles from Fort Myers city Center. Jerrys Grocery Store is less than 3 miles away. Front Desk Hours are 8 am EST to 5 pm EST daily. If guests are arriving after 5 pm EST they need to contact the hotel directly for after hours instructions. Construction will be going on in other areas of the property daily from 9 am EST to 5 pm EST

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 sofa bed
and
2 queen beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.5
Free Wifi
9.5
High score for Sanibel
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • M
    Mary-ellen
    United States of America United States of America
    Fantastic view of the Gulf. A great screened in balcony
  • Cyril
    United States of America United States of America
    The lodge is right on the beach. It's a perfect spot to collect shells and for long walk. The room was functional with a well furnished kitchen. Well designed room. Clean and great shower. We rented bikes and we were given good directions to get...
  • Anthony
    United States of America United States of America
    It was very quiet, not many people d/t rebuilding since the hurricane a couple years ago. The shells were abundant. Sunsets are amazing Definitely visit the ding darling reserve. We went 4 times. $ 10.00 a day and you can come and go best money...

Hotel area info

Amenities of Island Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Sea view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Island Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00 to 16:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
Check-out
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of US$250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 25
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this hotel
American ExpressVisaMastercardDiscover Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

A damage deposit of $250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Island Inn

  • Island Inn is 4.3 miles from the center of Sanibel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Island Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Island Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Public Bath
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Beach

  • Room options at Island Inn include:

    • Suite
    • Double

  • Check-in at Island Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Island Inn. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.