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Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Beautiful grounds clean rooms and excellent location

This is an older hotel, plain and comfortable. The room was very clean, and plenty of towels were supplied, white ones for the bathroom and striped ones for the beach and pool. I didn't try out the pool as the beach was so lovely and close. There is a basic coffee and pastry free breakfast that we tried on the last day, but there are many nice breakfast places on Sanibel so we visited those instead. The hotel was quiet and the front desk staff were efficient and helpful. I would go there again.

The staff was incredibly friendly. The rooms and the property were very clean. It is in a great location. The bed was super comfy. I will definitely stay here again.

My husband and I came here for our honeymoon and it was lovely. The staff especially Jesus and Jim(or Tim) was extremely helpful and super sweet. Unfortunately the Resturant wasn't open because of renovations. But overall it was a great experience.

Hate the resort fees just have one cost don't bill me more after I pay for my trip the restaurant was closed had to go off hotel To eat

My wife and I go to Sanibel every year and this was the first year we stayed at the holiday inn Sanibel. The hotel was amazing, the views from the room the hotel staff were great. Our favorite part was the view from the pool you can see the ocean and the Dolphins swimming by during the day. Overall an amazing place to stay we will definitely be going back soon. Thank you

.. The toilet leaked...never got clean beach towels after the second day.. We were there for 5.

Great stay! Love free beach chairs and central location on the island. Ratings would be all 5's if there would have been an elevator.

Nice place but person that checked me in was very helpful but not personable

It was disappointing the way I was received, and ignored at the bar, while waiting for the room to be cleaned. I will not be back at this property.

We had to book this after having to change plans for our family vacation last minute. The hotel was great, my daughters really enjoyed it. The value for a last mintue booking was great, and the kids eat free option really helped. The staff could have been a bit friendlier, and considering restaurant was not very packed, service was a bit slow. Overall, it made for a great last mintue vacation!

This was our 2nd time to spend an anniversary at HI Sanibel. The beach there is perfect...trash free, covered in shells, steps away from our room and the pool. Hotel provides beach towels, chairs and umbrellas. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We can' trait to go back!

Enjoyed our time, friendly staff and location. Beach was beautiful, peaceful and quite hotel. We will be back.

Had a beautiful and relaxing 8 days in sanibel.hotel was clean and comfortable and close to beach .chairs were plentiful never had trouble getting one staff was great no complaints

Location was great. We thought the price was a bit steep for the size of the room & the view we had was the parking lot. Also, the room needed updating. Restaurant was good. Pool was nice.

Perfect location, highly recommend! Friendly staff! Nice restaurant and Tiki Bar.

We had a wonderful time here in Sanibel and loved riding our bikes through the beautiful community. We were a bit worried when it seemed our hotel was far away from others, but that made it even better. It was so quiet and the beach was beautiful.

Hotel is clean and in great location. Staff very friendly. Room kind of high price

we had a reservation for queen size beds, however we were only given a room with full size beds. We were only staying 4 nights but this made our sleeping arrangements somewhat uncomfortable. When we asked about this they said they would check in to what happened with the reservation . We were not given any compensation or discount for the mistake

we had a room overlooking the pool and beach, we enjoyed ourselves.

1231 Middle Gulf Dr Sanibel FL

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Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

Everyone (7) Couples (85) Business (1) Family (55) Friends (11) Other (2)
4
Everyone

Beautiful grounds clean rooms and excellent location

By on Jan 31, 2017

4

very comfortable and near the beach.

Everyone

This is an older hotel, plain and comfortable. The room was very clean, and plenty of towels were supplied, white ones for the bathroom and striped ones for the beach and pool. I didn't try out the pool as the beach was so lovely and close. There is a basic coffee and pastry free breakfast that we tried on the last day, but there are many nice breakfast places on Sanibel so we visited those instead. The hotel was quiet and the front desk staff were efficient and helpful. I would go there again.

By , from New York, NY on Jan 16, 2017

5

nice hotel with a great location

Everyone

The staff was incredibly friendly. The rooms and the property were very clean. It is in a great location. The bed was super comfy. I will definitely stay here again.

By , from PA on Nov 15, 2016

5

beautiful beach

Everyone

My husband and I came here for our honeymoon and it was lovely. The staff especially Jesus and Jim(or Tim) was extremely helpful and super sweet. Unfortunately the Resturant wasn't open because of renovations. But overall it was a great experience.

By on Jul 20, 2016

4
Everyone

Hate the resort fees just have one cost don't bill me more after I pay for my trip the restaurant was closed had to go off hotel To eat

By , from I ohio on Jun 22, 2016

5

great hotel close to beach see water from the pool

Everyone

My wife and I go to Sanibel every year and this was the first year we stayed at the holiday inn Sanibel. The hotel was amazing, the views from the room the hotel staff were great. Our favorite part was the view from the pool you can see the ocean and the Dolphins swimming by during the day. Overall an amazing place to stay we will definitely be going back soon. Thank you

By , from Nashua, NH on May 3, 2016

Review comment responded on May 16, 2016

So pleased that you found us amazing, the staff great and, most importantly, that you said you will be back! Thank you for sharing.

3
Everyone

.. The toilet leaked...never got clean beach towels after the second day.. We were there for 5.

By on Mar 10, 2016

Review comment responded on Apr 17, 2016

Thank you for your feedback.

4

family trip

Families

Great stay! Love free beach chairs and central location on the island. Ratings would be all 5's if there would have been an elevator.

By on Dec 19, 2015

4

sanibel stay

Families

Nice place but person that checked me in was very helpful but not personable

By on Nov 11, 2015

2

bad service

Couples

It was disappointing the way I was received, and ignored at the bar, while waiting for the room to be cleaned. I will not be back at this property.

By on Sep 30, 2015