Sanibel Island Beach Resort

1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
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Based on 489 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Avg. Group Discount of 16.5%!
  • 98 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Group booking rating of 9.3/10

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Local Attractions

Beach, Ding Darling Wildlife Sanctuary, Sanibel Lighthouse, Captiva Island, Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Old Schoolhouse Theatre, 26 miles of bike paths.
3.5 out of 5. Based on 489 guest reviews

Property Description

A tranquil boutique hotel nestled amid swaying palms and sandy beaches, Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a cherished gulf-front retreat for nature lovers, shell collectors and those who enjoy outdoor recreation mixed with great shopping and dining. Guests enjoy private beach access, as well as an outdoor pool and sundeck, bike rentals, tennis courts, hammocks and lounge chairs.The resort's beachfront rooms and suites are comfortably furnished and ideally equipped for beach-loving families and their four-legged friends, with in-room microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. After a long day collecting shells, kayaking or bird watching, nothing beats kicking back at the Tiki Bar for a late afternoon cocktail.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3pm
Check Out: 11am
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 98
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 92
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 864 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 50 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 5.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4pm-9pm
Pool Info:
Pool open 9am-10pm dailyOutdoor on the beach with Tiki Bar next to it serving 11am-6pm daily food & drinks
Policies / Expenses
72 hours prior to arrival
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: 1 Day
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Country Tax: 5.00%
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Tennis court
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Fort Myers International airport RSW is 25 miles away and taxi is $60.00.

Local Shuttle Info: Airport Taxi $60.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast served from 7:30am until 10:30am. Breakfast cost is not included in room rate. Full menu, items range from $8. - $14. If Holiday Inn guest kids 12 & younger eat free off of kids menu with a paid adult meal. Conditions apply.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Sanibel

Hotel Rate Trends at Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Rate fluctuations of Sanibel Island Beach Resort

The chart above shows averages of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 44.7% in June 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $395 in the month of March 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Sanibel Island Beach Resort in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Sanibel Island Beach Resort.

Feel free to use the Sanibel Island Beach Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Sanibel event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Palm Room 32 x 27 x 8 864--/50--36212521--/--5555--
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Palm Room

Our fine restaurant Courtney’s on Sanibel serves breakfast and dinner and is available to cater any refreshment breaks or meals in the Palm Room (our meeting room). There would be a one time set-up/breakdown charge for the Palm Room. The Palm Room can be set-up configured to best serve your purpose and a great environment to re-energize your attendees. Our hotel has a great beachfront location on Sanibel near; Beachview Golf Club, Tarpon Bay Explorers (excursions), Bailey-Mathews Shell Museum, Ding Darling Wildlife Sanctuary, and the famous Sanibel Lighthouse.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
864 Sq. Mi
32 x 27 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$175.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$295.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$175.00 USD
Meeting Room charge can be discounted or complementary based on F&B ordered thru our restaurant: Courtney's on Sanibel

FAQs about Sanibel Island Beach Resort

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Sanibel Island Beach Resort have?

There are 98 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Sanibel Island Beach Resort?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Sanibel Island Beach Resort?

Breakfast served from 7:30am until 10:30am. Breakfast cost is not included in room rate. Full menu, items range from $8. - $14. If Holiday Inn guest kids 12 & younger eat free off of kids menu with a paid adult meal. Conditions apply.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. The majority of guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at Sanibel Island Beach Resort?

Average dining experience. Approx. half of guests thought the dining experience was appropriate.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. Wifi quality could be improved. The majority of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. 1 out of 2 guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a bar?

Yes. Good bar service. Lovely bar service, according to 75%.

Is there a pool at Sanibel Island Beach Resort?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Pool open 9am-10pm dailyOutdoor on the beach with Tiki Bar next to it serving 11am-6pm daily food & drinks.


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