CASA YBEL RESORT

2255 West Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.5 Star Beach Spa or Beach Resort in Lee County
26.4244-82.07076
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 476 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 31.0%!
  • 40 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 40 suites in hotel
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 9.1/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in property

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Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBeachfront 1 Bedroom Suite 2 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBeachfront Suite with Balcony Preferred Rate
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, 1 King or 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Beachside
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

J.N. (Ding) Darling National Wildlife Preserve, Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel Historic Village & Museum.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 211 verified reviews

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88
Excellent

Excellent club hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Friendly service. Clean hotel facilities. Nice building. Popular among families.

“Resort was very clean” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

Good Overall Ranking Top 31% in city
Excellent Resort Hotel Top 3% in city
Great Romantic Hotel Top 13% in city
Best Views In City
Best Location In City

Good to know

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Bikes as it was very close to”

  • Great view

    “Incredible view” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

  • Beach nearby

    “Direct access to the beach” “Short walk to beach”

  • Spacious rooms

    “One large bed room” “Large well designed rooms”

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
6 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Friendly bartenders” “Great bar staff”

Beach

98/100
48 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach” “Steps away from the beach”

Location

98/100
61 reviews

Great location. Good for shopping and excursions with easy access to the beach.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Food

89/100
35 reviews

Menu is excellent with tasty food.

“Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food” “Great dinner”

Pool

84/100
37 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

83/100
55 reviews

Great outdoor sports facilities and impressive hotel buildings.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

76/100
60 reviews

Great housekeeping with friendly and professional service, but mediocre reception.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

70/100
100 reviews

Spacious rooms with nice balconies and views, and great kitchenettes. Old, reasonably clean rooms, decent beds, and bad A/C. Modestly maintained rooms.

“Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained” “Room was amazing” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

Value

39/100
26 reviews

Poor value for money.

“No charge for the chaise lounges” “Motel is overpriced”

Breakfast

20/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No breakfast options”

Ranked top 43% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly staff” “Housekeeping was attentive”

  • Nice building

    “Property was very well kept” “Very nice facilities”

  • Spacious rooms

    “One large bed room” “Large well designed rooms”

  • Beautiful beach

    “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach”

Review highlights

Beach

97/100
13 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach” “Steps away from the beach”

Location

97/100
10 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Food

89/100
11 reviews

Delicious food.

“Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food” “Great dinner”

Pool

85/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

84/100
14 reviews

Nice building.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

75/100
12 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

69/100
22 reviews

Rooms are large and clean enough, with great views.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “No the apartment”

Cleanliness

63/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Resort was very clean” “Coffee maker dirty” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained”

Value

37/100
7 reviews

Poor value for money.

“No charge for the chaise lounges” “Motel is overpriced”

Ranked top 46% by families, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Great view

    “Incredible view” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

  • Great pool

    “Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open”

  • Great amenities

    “Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
12 reviews

Great location.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Beach

97/100
9 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach” “Steps away from the beach”

Food

87/100
7 reviews

Delicious food.

“Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food” “Great dinner”

Pool

82/100
10 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

82/100
14 reviews

Great amenities.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

76/100
13 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

70/100
22 reviews

Decent rooms with great views.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “Ceiling fan also didnt work”

Cleanliness

67/100
8 reviews

Quite clean.

“Resort was very clean” “Coffee maker dirty” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained”

Value

40/100
7 reviews

Poor value for money.

“No charge for the chaise lounges” “Motel is overpriced”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Room

70/100
5 reviews

Room is all right.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “Ceiling fan also didnt work”

Good to know

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Bikes as it was very close to”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly staff” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Review highlights

Pool

84/100
4 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

84/100
7 reviews

Great amenities.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

76/100
5 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

73/100
6 reviews

Great room.

“Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained” “Room was amazing” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

Cleanliness

71/100
4 reviews

Clean.

“Resort was very clean” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained” “Clean, comfortable and spacious room”

Good to know

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Bikes as it was very close to”

  • Great view

    “Incredible view” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

  • Beach nearby

    “Direct access to the beach” “Short walk to beach”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Ceiling fan also didnt work” “Worn carpet”

Review highlights

Bar

100/100
6 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Friendly bartenders” “Great bar staff”

Beach

98/100
41 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach” “Steps away from the beach”

Location

97/100
48 reviews

Great location. Great shopping and the beach nearby.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Food

91/100
28 reviews

Menu is excellent with tasty food.

“Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food” “Great dinner”

Pool

84/100
30 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

84/100
43 reviews

Great outdoor sports facilities and impressive hotel buildings.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

73/100
52 reviews

Great housekeeping with friendly and professional service, but mediocre reception.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

68/100
84 reviews

Big rooms with mediocre maintenance and cleanliness and so-so beds. Great kitchenettes and views, but outdated, with bad A/C.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “Ceiling fan also didnt work”

Cleanliness

61/100
28 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Resort was very clean” “Coffee maker dirty” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained”

Value

42/100
21 reviews

Poor value for money.

“No charge for the chaise lounges” “Motel is overpriced”

Ranked top 45% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Great view

    “Incredible view” “Loved the sea view and balcony”

  • Delicious food

    “Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food”

  • Beautiful beach

    “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach”

  • Great pool

    “Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open”

Review highlights

Beach

97/100
11 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Great access to the beach” “Steps away from the beach”

Location

97/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Food

89/100
11 reviews

Delicious food.

“Bbq are available” “Affordable fast food” “Great dinner”

Pool

85/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Spectacular pool area” “Pool bar is open” “Great pool and poolside bar”

Amenities

85/100
13 reviews

Nice building.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

75/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

68/100
20 reviews

Rooms are large and clean enough, with great views.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “Ceiling fan also didnt work”

Cleanliness

63/100
7 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Resort was very clean” “Coffee maker dirty” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained”

Value

38/100
6 reviews

Poor value for money.

“No charge for the chaise lounges” “Motel is overpriced”

Ranked top 84% by families, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful”

  • Great amenities

    “Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping”

  • Great location

    “Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to all attractions” “Stores and restaurants was very convenient” “Location excellent”

Amenities

82/100
6 reviews

Great amenities.

“Gorgeous property” “Beautiful and well manicured landscaping” “Kids club is also available”

Service

74/100
9 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was great and very helpful” “Umbrella on the beach was wonderful” “Housekeeping was attentive”

Room

68/100
12 reviews

Room is all right.

“Ancient dvd player” “No shower gel” “Ceiling fan also didnt work”

Cleanliness

63/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

“Resort was very clean” “Coffee maker dirty” “Rooms are perfectly clean and well maintained”

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Customer Reviews of Casa Ybel Resort

4.0 out of 5.Based on 476 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Ideal meeting, recreational and lodging accommodations for Executive Board or Committee Retreats.Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel Island epitomizes the sanctuary, old-island spirit of Sanibel Island. It is located on shell-studded sand beaches of Florida’s sub-tropical Sanibel Island. Close to Fort Myers’ Southwest Florida International Airport and easily accessible from the mainland, Sanibel Island and its premier Casa Ybel Resort lies off the mainstream path, where beaches are kept natural and sunsets blaze brilliantly. Casa Ybel Resort is an all suite resort offering One Bedroom Beachfront Suites with a choice of two queen size beds in a separate master bedroom or one king size bed, dual entry bath, fully equipped kitchen with full-size appliances, dining area, living area with a queen size sleeper sofa and a screened in lanai facing the beach.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2006
Floors:2
Rooms:40
Non Smoking Rooms:40
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:40
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms:3 View Spaces
Pool Info:
Olympic Size Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool open from dawn to dusk with pool bar steps away from the beach.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
May through December 14 days prior to arrival, January through April 30 days prior to arrival.
Total Taxes:11.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is 25 miles away, approx. 40 minutes by car. Taxi expense $35-$50 one way.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Casa Ybel Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Casa Ybel Resort.

Feel free to use the Casa Ybel 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
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Waterfront Room27 x 30 x 981070/----60192319--/--100100--
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Waterfront Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
810 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
27 x 30 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
7
Windows:
9
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$2000.00 USD
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The Gazebo Room23 x 24 x 955240/46--30131613--/--4040--
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The Gazebo Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
552 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
23 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$2000.00 USD
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Event Lawn40 x 40 x 201600150/150--110--------/--175280--
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Event Lawn

Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
40 x 40 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System

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