$145 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 26, 2014 Check-out: Oct 27, 2014

Holiday Inn SANIBEL ISLAND

3 stars
1231 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL 33957
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
158 reviews
weekend getaway

Hotel was very nice and convenient to the beach. The staff was also helpful and courteous. A great... See full review

  • sray
  • Jul 14, 2014
Loving Sanibel!

my wife & i totally enjoy this holiday inn! perfect location, great room, great staff, very... See full review

  • lover of beaches and shel
  • Feb 27, 2014
Deluxe beach resort offers great value for family vacations
Holiday Inn gives guests a lot for their money at this intimate beachfront resort, without the resort fees. Comfortable rooms are well appointed for vacationers who are minding their wallet with free beach chairs, tennis, Internet and a beachfront pool lending extra bang for the buck at the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island.

Highlights
  • No resort fees
  • Complimentary beach chairs
  • Complimentary parking
  • Beachfront pool and tennis
  • Kids under 12 eat free

Rooms
Each of the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island's 98 guest rooms and suites has a mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. Complimentary wireless Internet, voicemail, alarm clock radios, premium cable, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and premium cable TV are standard in all units at the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island.

Dining
The Tiki Bar offers light meals and beverages on the beach or at the pool daily. Courtney's on Sanibel serves breakfast and dinner.

Recreation
Free beach chairs, use of tennis courts and ping pong on the beach make the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island a great value on the beach.

Transportation
  • Southwest Florida International Airport (20 mi/32 km)
  • Free parking

Attractions
  • Sanibel Island Marina (1.4 mi/2.24 km)
  • Dunes golf course (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge (5.2 mi/8.3 km)
Business
  • Complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet
  • Copy and fax service

Hotel Map

26.4354 -82.0462
Nearby airports
FORT MYERS, (MCO), 175.00, MI; SW Florida International, (RSW), 20.50, MI; Captiva Island, (TPA), 135.00, MI;
Area description
Resort, resort

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Maid service
Guest laundromat
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
FAX
Gift shop
Overhead projector
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Cordless phone
Phone with speaker
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Dining

Starfish Grille
The Starfish Grille serves breakfast, lunch,on the beach at the Star Bar, dinner, and cocktails in a casual island setting. Experience the best dining the island has to offer. Sushi is our special two nights a week. Our Palm Room can be booked for wedding
The Star Bar
Our poolside Star Bar offers our Sanibel Island resort's guests delicious drinks, from margaritas to piña coladas. Favorites like cheeseburgers and hot dogs, pizza and sandwiches are also available. Be sure to ask for a menu of the drink specials!

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (158)

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn SANIBEL ISLAND

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
158 out of 158
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.7
Value:
4

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Indiana
May 31, 2010

have stayed here before and would return

Island Cow- large portions and reasonable. Courtney's very average and would not eat there again. Would return to this hotel. Hotel staff does not speak English which was frustrating at times. Nice beach and was wonderful to have beach chairs. Need more laundry facilities.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Island Cow- large portions and reasonable prices.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
tarpon springs, fl
May 25, 2010

Beautiful Island

Nice and quiet, not within walking didtance of anything, lots of trails, nice beach

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

expensive,everything on island was expensive

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
K-roc
Business
Rochester, NY
May 19, 2010

Affordable, easy beach-access

Room was not above or below average; nothing in particular made this hotel stand out other than its location on the beach. Hotel did have bikes available for rent - bike paths everywhere!! Evening staff approachable but not overly informative; did give direct information for directed questions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Some great places to eat - Blue Giraffe, Timbers restaurant, Over Easy Cafe.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
orlando
May 10, 2010

weekend @ sanibel island

Got to the hotel around noon We were lucky to get our room quick, so went to the beach and pool. we had a blast it is a truly beautiful island, friendly staff, restaurant had good food but a little bit on the pricey side. other than that everything was just right. the rooms were CLEAN, CLEAN CLEAN, pillows were great. I have to go back. thanks

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

visit the local restaurants they are good and fairly priced. jerry's supermarket has pricier stuff than publix but not crazy expensive (very nice thou)buy a 12 pk and get the cooler out, that's just me....

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Rochester
Apr 25, 2010

Great Family Sanibel Hotel

A nice hotel on an exclusive island resort area. It is a older outside room entrance hotel with no room decks, but the hotel location makes up for any shortcomings. Pool, poolside bar and the gulf beach access all add up to a great vacation. All of the hotel staff was always ready to help and were professional and friendly. Rooms are a little tight, but as island beachfront property is limited they are suitable. Will return to hotel if on Sanibel Island.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Swedesboro, NJ
Apr 21, 2010

Excellent all around

Other than the weather everything was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Karen Rest Needed
Business
Reading, PA
Apr 3, 2010

great family accommodations

Rooms provided necessary conveniences, very, very clean, daily room service, staff very friendly, beds very comfortable, quiet, great location. Very satisfied with this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

A good variety of restaurants, from casual to fine dining. Sanibel is a very relaxing island and most beautiful. Loved it and will definitely return.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Perdido Key, FL
Mar 20, 2010

Good location for the price

We wanted to check out Sanibel Island and chose the Holiday Inn because it was on the beach, and was medium priced for the area. The hotel was fine, the rooms were a little old, but clean. The beach was not what we expected. Lots of seaweed and messy. The pool area is nice, with a little Tiki bar. The hotel is close to lots of restaurants and you can rent bikes there to take advantage of all the trails on the island.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
West hartford, CT
Mar 15, 2010

Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

Location is great only 1/2 mile off the bridge and located on the beach 2 miles above the southern tip of the island. Easy access to all of the island stores. Breakfasts a tthe hotel are good but the dinner service is mediocre. However dthere is an abundance of fine restaurants for all tastes and at resonable prices close by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
rz & LZ
Business
New York
Mar 14, 2010

Quiet paradise on the beach

Beach location was ideal, service was friendly and efficient. Would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Wildlife tramride.

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