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5 star rating Nice Place to Stay-close to the water! Island Inn is in a great location, away from most of the crowds and right in the middle of the island on the gulf coast. The beach is private and not ever crowded. The rooms are nice, updated and fresh. The employees are very helpful. The... read more

Susan S 2/12/2019

Wonderful place to stay on Sanibel Island 🌴

Steve W. 2/11/2019

4 star rating Quality option We were a couple and stayed for 1 night in Kimball 2nd floor Gulfview Kitchen Suite. We really enjoyed our stay.

Positives -

1. Clean, nicely done facility throughout. Directly on beach with sunset views.

2. Room was clean and well appointed. Appears to be newly updated. Full kitchen including full size... read more

kenbug 2/03/2019

Always Great Experience at Island Inn been numbers of times will continue go to the Inn,

Chuck K. 1/31/2019

3 star rating A Traditional Hotel with great views and a few problems. My wife and I stayed at the Island Inn for several days in January. The hotel appeared to have a fairly long history, with a clientel that, in part,seemsvery loyal. The strong points of the Island Inn were: a pleasant and helpful staff (in the front office, the dining... read more

534Equinox534 1/31/2019

Second year in a row great time Lotta fun

Joe K. 1/30/2019

5 star rating Best on the island. 5 stars A beautiful resort. Top notch service. The lovely lady at the front desk was extremely helpful and kind. We were upgraded by management for a gorgeous room as the weather was chilly. A perfect stay. The best on the island. Lots and lots of shells... read more

fido1102 1/29/2019

5 star rating Week with Friends We have been coming to II for several years. Great laid back beach hotel to stay while at Sanibel. Plus they have Traditions Restaurant and Bar. Love it here.

I am going to rate hotels, restaurants or events in the future on what is important to me. ... read more

626lloydm 1/27/2019

5 star rating Love the iSland Inn This was our second visit and it was wonderful again. Our room in Kimball Lodge was always.very clean and cimfortable. I did have problem with the bed being too hard for my arthritis but others probably like it. Great views of the ocean which is steps away.... read more

Roxanne W 1/25/2019

5 star rating Best Gulfside Views, thousands of seashells and nice beaches! Our trip to the Sanibel Inn was AMAZING! The staff were beyond helpful, room was spacious and clean. check-in and check out went smoothly. Beautiful location, lots of history, very charming. Has a relaxed atmosphere, beach was just steps from our room, views are great from every... read more

Diana B 1/23/2019

You cannot go wrong here! It is a wonderful, well maintained property & the staff go above and beyond in their efforts to make your stay great!

We have visited the Island many times, and our stay at Island Inn was the perfect place. I totally recommend this resort you will... read more

Larry K. 1/19/2019

Just stopped in for one night. This is a perfect location on the beach. The accommodations are second to none.

Jack 1/17/2019

5 star rating Sanibel lover! Of the many timesI’ve stayed on Sanibel, I most highly recommend the “Island Inn Resort”.

Everything, the rooms, the superb staff were fantastic!

And as a person, who was in the travel business, I check out everything! The staff will cater to your every need! The Shelling is great and... read more

Larry K 1/17/2019

5 star rating Wish we could have stayed longer Just lovely. Celebrated husband’s 50th with a quick trip, escaping snow and cold up north. It was relaxing and comfortable. The service was exceptional. Great property—clean and nice. We were some of the youngest people there, but no matter. We were there to chill, not to party. We were in... read more

susan s 1/16/2019

Friendliest staff EVER! They are very eager and willing to help with anything! The grounds are absolutely beautiful, and all the amenities are close by. You can also hear ocean waves from your room! Not to mention the killer sunset views, everyday! They also have a few wonderful marine biologists... read more

Donna M. 1/15/2019

Perfect location, beachfront, very nice restaurant, wonderful sunrises and sunsets.

Jim H. 1/15/2019

5 star rating Timeless Our third stay at this delightfully and sympathetically upgraded inn.

All the history and style of the families who have stayed for generations has been protected whilst the accommodation has been superbly improved. We love the calm, the location and the superb service.....we will be back.

Midgegx 1/15/2019

The beach is full of shells and the rooms are very clean!

Melody B. 1/09/2019

5 star rating Beautiful Location We spent 2 nights at the Island Inn in Matthews Lodge - with amazing views. The apartment was ideal and spacious.

We ate in the restaurant on the first night of our stay, food was ok, but not a great selection of wine which was a shame.

The entertainment was good... read more

katie j 1/09/2019

Rooms are nice and the property is clean and close to the beach.

Munson P. 1/03/2019

Absolutely loved this place!! Can't wait to go back. Quiet, convenient, and relaxing location with modern upgrades. I was very impressed. Found through VRBO.

Lexi 12/31/2018

Beautiful view of the water and sunset. Very romantic. Great service at the front desk, they thought of everything. My husband and I stayed for our 1 year wedding anniversary. We also ate at the restaurant and it was a great experience as well. Great food good service. Only reason... read more

Nicole 12/22/2018

Great people, great time!

Lane Z. 12/21/2018

Beautiful! I highly recommend

Bill A. 12/13/2018

the accommodations, the service and location are wonderful. the beach is fantastic

Paula K. 12/13/2018

What a charming, friendly and absolutely WONDERFUL place to stay. We loved every minute of it! You cannot go wrong choosing to stay here! The private beach is beautiful, the shelling is phenomenal! Great for a couples get away or for the whole family!

Kim 12/11/2018

5 star rating Heaven – WE LOVE SANIBEL and Island Inn! Are you serious? These were magical two nights there and sadly we just had 2 nights. It was a birthday present for my wife, who turned 30 on the last day of our stay. Happy that we could stay at Island Inn at Sanibel for this special occasion and we... read more

MichaelSchindl 12/10/2018

4 star rating Great resort/ great location Stayed at the IslandInn/Kimball Lodge a couple of times and will continue to come back. Nice clean rooms, great beach, and a super location. Bike trails right across the street. Grounds are well kept and staff are asking if everything is just right.

dalek152 12/09/2018

5 star rating Highlight of our trip My wife and kids recently spent 3 nights at the Island Inn and it was by far the highlight of our trip. We had a room in the Matthews Lodge and would definitely recommend this property for accommodations for any visit to Sanibel. From the moment we checked... read more

254tjd 12/09/2018

5 star rating Sister Gathering and Renewal My Sister Janis who lives in Horsham, West Sussex England, came to visit me and we booked four nights in the Resort. The newly remodeled areas, rooms, and upgrades, enhanced our visit. We are very impressed with the changes, upgrades, and new look of some of the Resorts... read more

PSK201212 12/09/2018

5 star rating Love this place! This was a return trip to the Island Inn for our wedding anniversary, and it continues to be perfection. The new lodge is beautiful. You can hear the surf from your patio. There are plenty of beach chairs available and the staff goes out of their... read more

ellenw381 12/08/2018

5 star rating Amazing first trip with baby We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Island Inn. Being able to have a 3 bedroom house/cottage was perfect for our family. It was very comfortable and easy to go to the store and make dinner in the house instead of eating out each night. We appreciated... read more

beckster_ryley 12/08/2018

This resort is literally right on the beach. The geothermal is wonderful. Will stay here again on return visit.

Bill S. 12/05/2018

Use to work there from 1988 until 1995. Really love Island Inn...genuine place to visit and family oriented.

Lisa W. 12/02/2018

This place has become my “Go To” every time

I come to Sanibel. Always clean, pleasant, steps to the beach, most condos are beach front.

Highly recommend ... come see for yourself.

Janelle N. 12/02/2018

5 star rating Only one! I cant say enough about the beautiful water view room, gorgeous beach, abundance of shells, delicious food or wonderful atmosphere here at the Island Inn and on Sanibel. We were here to meet friends on our way to the Keys, but found ourselves wishing we would not have to leave!... read more

Mermaid7wave 11/29/2018

5 star rating Flight Attendant Wow wow wow ! 10 stars. Exceptional staff, exceptional room, exceptional Grateful for the upgrade. I travel the world and this room was the cream of the crop . If you don’t stay here it’s your lose ..

rcenzo 11/25/2018

5 star rating Happy Anniversary We were celebrating our anniversary and were in for a super surprise from a very accommodating staff. We were a little early and told our room was not ready but if we went to lunch things should be in line. When we got back to check in we were told... read more

Travel714005 11/22/2018

5 star rating Gracious Staff Just got back from this beautiful hotel. Stayed at the Mathews Lodge. Beautiful room with full kitchen. The fridge was bigger than my own. What made our stay extra special was the gracious and accommodating staff. Our flight was cancelled so we were a day late arriving. The management... read more

Denisewrites1 11/20/2018

5 star rating Wonderful Stay My mom and I stayed at this property for five nights at the Starsky Lodge and found it to be a delightful accommodation. We had a full kitchen (complete with basic pots, pans, silverware, toaster, coffee maker) and enjoyed the screened in porch each night. We felt that this building... read more

tessaj656 11/16/2018

5 star rating Shell Lovers Paradise You can not imagine our surprise when we checked in not too long before sunset to find our spacious room right on the beach. This historic hotel sits on a pristine beach which was loaded literally with millions of shells. The location is perfect to enjoy the spectacular... read more

bpapera 11/15/2018

5 star rating The best place to stay on Sanibel Island The Island Inn on Sanibel Island, Florida is the only place to stay. First class views, beautiful beach, comfortable rooms, awesome shelling and true island feel. Love this place and stay here every time we come to Sanibel Island. We have stayed in cabins and Kimball lodge and both were great.

SandpiperSue 11/14/2018

5 star rating Old Florida Charm The Island Inn is right on the beach. The lady at the front desk warmly greeted us and gave us a personal tour of the property to help us decide which room we would like. She showed us cabins, suites, etc. We chose a wonderful suite with... read more

pjhughes07 11/13/2018

3 star rating Could be better This review is for staying in Kimball Lodge gulfview kitchen suite. I enjoyed the location of the inn we where very close to the beach. The room was clean and we had no real issues with anything but the bed. The king sized bed is crammed into a space obviously... read more

HiCountry14 11/12/2018

location strepitosa

personale attentissimo

ritornerò sicuramente

Nicoletta G. 11/10/2018

Loved our stay, will definitely be back. New units are gorgeous and spacious. Shelling.....incredible!

Robin 11/09/2018

5 star rating A beautiful stay in a beautiful Inn Our 3 night stay in Matthew’s Lodge, just built in Jan. 2108, at the Island Inn was perfect. The top floor suite had a gorgeous gulf view, beautiful furnishings, lovely tile, and great kitchen appliances. The suite was spacious, quiet, and the bed was very comfortable. We loved the pocket... read more

John H 11/09/2018

un paradiso..... tranquillità.... spiaggia..... personale sempre gentile e sorridente......

Andrea A. 11/07/2018

5 star rating Perfect getaway We got a room with a wonderful sea view, it was clean and comfortable, and the kitchen area suited me for space and equipment. The complex is beautifully located, right by the beach, which itself is clean and unspoilt, ideal for long walks and collecting shells. Our balcony was a... read more

CaptainswifeCannes 11/07/2018

5 star rating Excellent stay at island inn Great welcome from reception - Lynn- who advised us of the facilities of the site and was able to upgrade our room. Very helpful staff at hotel - in the bar / restaurant a little different - the bar staff looked bored and seemed to be students just working a... read more

peawack_9 11/06/2018

5 star rating Outstanding Spent halloween night in this beautiful hotel. Start to finish on eo the best hotels I've ever stayed at. The room was incredible, the staff went out of there way to make sure we had everything we needed and the view was to die for.

laurencecheney 11/04/2018

5 star rating Paradise Sanibel in October was paradise. I came here with my wife for the 2nd time -the last time was 26 years ago on our honeymoon. The Island Inn was a fantastic hotel. The staff were very friendly and attentive, the apartment was beautiful and right on the beach - we... read more

CBDee11 11/02/2018

5 star rating Love Island Inn Sanibel! Wow, what a great trip and what a great hotel! We stayed in Kimball Lodge first floor, room 253, what a great choice! We were steps and I mean steps from the Gulf, we could see and hear the ocean from our bed! When we checked... read more

Moechardon 10/31/2018

5 star rating Best beach trip! Island Inn is such a wonderful retreat: all staff friendly and knowledgeable, all the services I could want, gorgeous suite in Mathews Lodge, restaurant had excellent seafood, the guided beach walk followed by a free pass to the Bailey Mathews Shell museum taught me so much about all the shells... read more

Diane G 10/28/2018

If feels like you are experiencing times gone by of beloved old Florida, yet has all the modern ammenities. Clean, beautiful, relaxing and picturesque.

Theresa S. 10/27/2018

Nice, clean and gives you a little the feeling to go back in time. we will be back ..

Kurt H. 10/24/2018

5 star rating Wow wow wow What a fantastic place this is. We were doing a road trip up the Gulf coast and just picked The Island Inn at random. All I can say is what a lucky guess this was. Lynn and all the staff are very friendly,accommodating and helpful. The room was stunning and... read more

Bowilks 10/21/2018

Exceptional service at the front desk, very friendly and personable. The rooms were clean and tidy. The rooms were close to the gulf with nice views. It's a very quiet location with a short there minute drive to my new favorite restaurant, The Sandbar.

Scott 10/20/2018

My husband and I just left this morning. We really enjoyed our stay at your beautiful resort. Your staff is so helpful and everyone is so nice!

We will definitely return some day!

Thank you so much!

Joyce M. 10/18/2018

5 star rating Island Inn What a great treat. We stayed in the new section and the rooms were fantastic. Screened in porch with view out to the gulf. Food was very good with free continental breakfast. Staff very friendly. I will definitely go back.

tmwilson712 10/17/2018

Excellent place to stay. We were welcomed by dolphins as soon as we got in our room and walked out into the balcony! ♥️🐬♥️

Beverley M. 10/15/2018

I am so overwhelmed by the beauty and the atmosphere of this resort. It’s clean, laid back, excellent service, charming good old Florida, but newer buildings and gorgeous rooms, suites, & cottages. We stayed in spoonbill cottage right on the water and it was the best by far with amazingly... read more

Melody A. 10/14/2018

We stayed here for 1 day/night prior to heading to Marco Island. It was a nice/quiet/fun little resort right on the ocean. When we come back to Florida next year, we will definitely stay here again.

Dan P. 10/14/2018

5 star rating Anniversary I am in love with this place!

Just one night getaway to celebrate our 20th anniversary, and we did with our kids together.

I wish I had stayed longer, can not wait to go back again! Really appreciate the upgrade room! Was a nice touch!

KFlorida2015 10/14/2018

5 star rating Perfect Birthday Paradise Wow!! You never know what you get till you arrive when booking a place to stay online. I could not be more thrilled and overly happy witty our stay. We stayed in the “spoonbill villa” directly on the water. It was a complimentary upgrade for my birthday! Now that is... read more

Partyof5M 10/14/2018

Very nice hotel. Being on vacation as a hotel GM this place was very good. My expectations were shattered. My dad loved the room we had and the view was awesome. Love watching the webcam now for anticipations of someday going back.

Deanna D. 10/13/2018

really very nice situated near the beach. choose the ocean view. the pastries at breakfast were really good.

Marco 10/12/2018

All I can say is Wow Wow Wow. From the moment we arrived Lynn and Ken were fantastic. We stayed in the Matthews suites which are less than 1 year old and were stunning. The views from out top floor apartment were fantastic overlooking the beach. We originally booked for... read more

Andy W. 10/12/2018

A large beautiful beach, lovely accommodations, great staff, continental breakfast included at Traditions Restaurant which has fine dining & dancing every night. The Island Inn has all we need for a great Sanibel vacation. Our 3rd year here!!!

Lynne D. 10/11/2018

Perfect beach getaway!!! I would not stay anywhere else on Sanibel!!! Perfect everything!!!

Tammy S. 10/08/2018

5 star rating Amazing! We stayed in a beachfront cottage and it was incredible! Cottage was clean and kitchen well stocked with dishes and papertowels. The beds are not the best, but they are clean and serve the purpose. There was one bedroom, 2 bathrooms, living area(with pullout) and a screened porch in... read more

Mary W 10/08/2018

5 star rating Waterfront stay near Ding Darling We had a terrific time. The cottage was in great condition and very clean. The staff that came by each day for cleaning were very polite and friendly. The staff for breakfast and at dinner were all very welcoming and friendly.

One of the staff members shared how well they were... read more

SonnigWald 10/04/2018

Best place to come and unplug! Gorgeous facilities and welcomed by a friendly staff. All rooms have views of the ocean and the pool is cooled! Perfect for a hot summer get away!

Jane E. 10/03/2018

Omg this place in amazing I asked her and she said yes thank you island inn

Wil B. 10/02/2018

5 star rating Great stay at a great hotel We initially were worried about not staying in a franchise hotel but as soon as we pulled up our first impression took those worries away. We booked a room with a view of the gulf and it did not disappoint. The staff was the friendly room was updated and clean...... read more

Joel R 10/02/2018

5 star rating Excellent Choice! I'm so glad we chose the Island Inn for our stay in Sanibel Island. The accommodations were beautiful, clean, and updated! We had a beautiful screened in porch that looked out onto the serene waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The staff was very helpful and they even sent us... read more

mslulu55 10/02/2018

My friend and i stayed 6 nights here. It was great! Everyone was so wonderful to us.Beautiful condo everything you needed. Thier staff were excellent and so acommadating. we loved it and are going back next year , Lord willing.

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Corinne F. 9/30/2018

Awesome service from great people in a perfect setting

Bob B. 9/30/2018

The Island Inn is AWESOME place. The staff is more than willing to help in anyway possible. Found out on the last day here that it is the oldest inn on the island.

Keith 9/28/2018

5 star rating Wonderful Hotel! We had a splendid time at the island in in Sanibel Island our unit was facing the beach and they included a welcome drink as well as a wonderful continental breakfast. The room was clean brand spanking new large and very enjoyable. Would highly recommend

JohnPatsi 9/28/2018

4 star rating Nice and Relaxing Very nice place, close to the beach, the swimming pool area is not that big, but nice. The Matthew cottage has big rooms with a good kitchen and separate bedroom. The included breakfast is not so good, is’t mostly bread and cake.

Mark J 9/27/2018

5 star rating 5 star stay on all points We loved our stay at the Island Inn, the resort is smaller and never seems over crowded. The service we received from all team members was outstanding, from check-in, dinning to the handyman & maids. Everyone was so helpful and always with a smile. Our cottage was so clean I... read more

Tim R 9/21/2018

Amazing place ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️and thank you for making our 28th Anniversary so special💫

Claudia C. 9/19/2018

Would highly recommend. We will be returning

William V. 9/19/2018

This is a beautiful place to stay with warm and welcoming staff (Ken is very charming and friendly as are all the staff who make you feel welcome). We are locals and this is our go-to place for a quick getaway. The new Matthews Lodge is absolutely gorgeous... read more

Nancy M. 9/18/2018

5 star rating Wonderful Beach Stay My friend and I visited last week for a 2 night stay. I have been coming to Sanibel since I was a kid, and love to return whenever possible. We booked one night and ended up in the Kimball Lodge. Rooms were very comfortable and clean, and... read more

Chiquita433 9/18/2018

Great experience after a terrible night at Anchor Inn. The staff was super friendly. The resort was clean and beautiful and right in the beach. We felt right at home.

Ashley C. 9/16/2018

Third year in a row, love the resort, shelling is an addiction. Beach is the best. Staff is great, and the history of the island inn is impressive. Will return.

Jim V. 9/15/2018

Confronable very nice rooms and one hell of a view everything was very nice we will be booking after labor day next year thank you Highly recommended

Ross H. 9/15/2018

The room was spacious, very clean with all the amenities one needs for a vacation. I have to admit I was bitten at night by mosquitos and it wasn’t fun. This place was awesome!

Monica M. 9/14/2018

5 star rating Excellent Service My wife and I stayed for a 2 night getaway. We travel frequently and work in the hospitality industry (Hotel Management).

Location was great, right on the beach, and service was excellent!

Rooms had a “Island cottage” feel with modern kitchen and bath. Spacious for 2 people with a good size... read more

KGWM 9/11/2018

Die Hotel‘s und die vielen Restaurants

Dominik E. 9/10/2018


Sil B. 9/10/2018

This was our honeymoon trip and we could not have picked a better place. The Matthews Lodge rooms were amazing and the staff was top notch. Not to mention the beaches were pristine and ripe for shell hunting! We will be back again for sure!!

Michael C. 9/09/2018

5 star rating Adult paradise! The Island Inn completely surpassed all of my expectations! Check in was seamless, with Ken providing us a slew of wonderful information - I felt like we were checking into luxury day camp! The new suites in the Matthew Lodge were incredible. There was tons of space and the screened... read more

Rachel S 9/06/2018

Recently stayed at the Kimball Lodge Gulf Front room. It was a wonderful experience. I was steps from the beach, with a magnificent view. It felt like I was camping on the beach. Staff was friendly, maid service did a great job because the room was spotless. Will definitely be... read more

Kristina 9/04/2018

5 star rating We lucked out on this one Booked the Island Inn sight unseen at the last minute and really lucked out! It turned out to be everything we could have hoped to get. Just as the description, a mix of old and new, with an amazing beach and a relaxed feeling. The hotel staff was helpful and... read more

Anton N 9/04/2018

Fantastic, everything you want in a island getaway, found our Shangri-la

Jan B. 9/03/2018

5 star rating Highly Recommended!!! Thanks for sharing your Island Inn experience with us! We appreciate your detailed review and hope you can join us again on your next Sanibel trip!

Danny A 9/02/2018

L’accueil, la marche le matin au bord de l'eau avec l'expert en coquillages et flore marine ! La gentillesse du personnel, la plage, la propreté des lieux. Sincèrement j'y retournerai !

Marie C. 9/01/2018

We have had a wonderful 3 relaxing days at Island Inn. Staff extremely informative upon check in and friendly. Stayed in 219 Matthews Cottage, fully equipped and spacious for 2 Adults and 3 children 14, 13 & 10. Complimentary continental breakfast was more than enough for us each morning. Facilities... read more

Beverley T. 8/30/2018

Highly recommend staying at Island Inn! Loved the cottage we stayed in. Beautiful grounds with plenty to do. Very close to the beach. Relaxing & so peaceful!

Tina T. 8/28/2018

Blissful amazing exquisite meal and atmosphere

David H. 8/25/2018

wonderful place to stay, very friendly staff, great restaraunt, the beach right out front of the resort has a ton of great shells, the room was spacious and modern with full kitchen.

Tommy D. 8/24/2018

5 star rating Paradise on earth This place is a small paradise. Staff extremely courteous, we could see the ocean from the room, the outside balcony was just amazing, We loved siting there and looking at the sunset. The only negative is the Breakfast, pretty poor. There is a small swimming pool and you can ring... read more

Turista2103 8/22/2018

very relaxing place, clean and friendly staff ,paradise

Rich P. 8/21/2018

Magnifique ! 🏖🇺🇸🌊🐚😎👍excellent ! Hôtel impeccable ! Courtois et très serviable ! Un agréable moment malheureusement trop court .

Stephane M. 8/21/2018

5 star rating A beautiful place We stayed for two nights in a very comfortable, well equipped, two bedroom cottage with great views of the water. We loved it!

The red tide is not much fun, and unfortunately stopped us swimming in the ocean, but we happily went on a couple of beach walks. The daily... read more

HolidayBecky 8/20/2018

Very pretty place. We are literally just a minute away from the shore we can see the ocean awesome view. You have a big back patio that we can drink coffee or breakfast at and see the ocean. Rooms are clean big and offer a little kitchenette which is perfect..... read more

Leda V. 8/17/2018

A beautiful resort with very nice people. Enjoyed my stay and would definitely return their in the future.

Karen S. 8/16/2018

The room is clean and comfortable. The view is magnificent. Very quiet, perfect for family vacation.

Felicia L. 8/15/2018

Wonderful hotel at a great location on the beach. Very nice, modern and friendly staff!

Peo O. 8/11/2018

If you are ever looking for a nice stay in Sanibel this is the place to go!!! We stayed in Mathews was awesome.. Loved the view from my room every morning the pull out couch had the most comfortable bed in it.. I can't say enough good things... read more

Sarah 8/10/2018

We had the best time in one of their luxury suites! The view was beautiful! We found numerous shells that we brought home! Blind Pass Beach is the best place for shelling, but we did find many on the beach by the Inn. The staff was extremely nice and the... read more

Carol R. 8/09/2018

5 star rating Location perfect for a relaxing time Great location on the beach. Unfortunately sea / beach difficult to access due to red tide .

Beautiful 2 bedroom villa with large living room and separate kitchen . Large veranda outside and small but very comfortable pool.(toys for kids available ). Every morning a biologist comes by to give... read more

mvandervalk 8/09/2018

5 star rating Beautiful view and a guided shell walk too The Island Inn was the perfect spot for our anniversary trip to Sanibel Island! There are several lodges near the water, and our room had a gorgeous view of the Gulf. The dining building as well as the beach were only a short walk from our room, and the room... read more

jillrdennison 8/07/2018

5 star rating Great Weekend We came down during "Red Tide" and still had a great time. The property is amazing and you will fall in love with it. We stayed in the cottage directly across from the ocean. Ken assisted us in our booking and checking in. He is a... read more

Mvalenzuela 8/06/2018

5 star rating Perfect 40th Anniversary! We brought our children and grandson with us to Island Inn to celebrate our 40th anniversary and renew our vows. I can’t say enough about how nice every one was! We stayed in the Zyreep House- very roomy and comfortable. Yummy pastries on the complimentary continental breakfast. Happy hour- a... read more

Jpaul522 8/04/2018

Awesome. Absolutely awesome. I've gone twice and have loved it both times everyone is so nice and the rooms are awesome. The rooms are also just a few short steps from the beach. You get to see amazing marine life while you're at the beach too, including sting rays, dolphins,... read more

Owen 8/03/2018

After reading lots of reviews, we chose to bring our family to Island Inn to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We stayed in the Zyreep House with our children and grandchild, and it was awesome! Everyone was so nice, and the beach and pool were great! The restaurant served us... read more

Jan H. 8/03/2018

If you would love to stay in Stunning gorgeous place ! This place is for you ! Extremely clean! Staff are excellent go out of their way to help you in any way ! Perfect location! Great Breakfast ! We got to see turtles straight out the front wonderful... read more

Shane L. 7/29/2018

Dana, Zachary and I had a fabulous time in our beautiful suite overlooking the ocean! They have everything from

Paddle boards, kayaks to bicycles. The shuffle board was fun and we enjoyed riding the bikes around Sanibel! We enjoyed our time on the beach in spite of the red tide... read more

Nellie D. 7/29/2018

5 star rating Fantastic- round Two Already looking forward to round 3. Quiet relaxing stay. Really incredible staff. Nice continental breakfast every morning. Fun shelling, sign up for the guided shell walk. Beautiful sunsets. Small island so easy access to everything. Great old Florida feel. Fished from the beach.

Norman S 7/29/2018

Island Inn provides a wonderful experience for all. Not just the grounds but the rooms are top notch, completely remodeled with high end finishes that would make you think they were brand-new. The grounds are so open you don’t feel confined or that you’ve got to jockey for a spot... read more

Chris B. 7/26/2018

5 star rating Wonderful, beautiful, peaceful! We loved our stay at the Island Inn. The room was large with a balcony and ceiling fan. Breakfast and coffee every morning really helped. The restaurant and bar was great too. The staff couldn't have been nicer. We were there in July and are going back again in October.

Shawn K 7/25/2018

I had the best time here with my family! The location could not be more lovely. All of the staff was so friendly, helpful and genuine-- I will be going back the first chance I get! Thank you for a special and spectacular stay, Island Inn!

Jennifer A. 7/23/2018

Javier D. 7/23/2018

5 star rating Beat employees! We booked this place on the spare of the moment, and I love my choice!!! I spoke to Ken when we did our booking and he was so patient and answered all my questions. We booked room 247, it’s a walk out to the beach and if you leave your... read more

LIZA C 7/19/2018

Absolutely a hidden gem! Perfect location, exceptionally clean. Staff was beyond friendly and helpful. I was blown away to see how all staff, from front desk, to cleaning, to lawn care staff all went way out of their way to anticipate guest needs before we even had them.

Best... read more

Dave P. 7/16/2018

Absolutely a hidden gem! Perfect location, exceptionally clean. Staff was beyond friendly and helpful. I was blown away to see how all staff, from front desk, to cleaning, to lawn care staff all went way out of their way to anticipate guest needs before we even had them.

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Dave 7/15/2018

5 star rating Hidden Gem! Absolutely a hidden gem! Perfect location, exceptionally clean. Staff was beyond friendly and helpful. I was blown away to see how all staff, from front desk, to cleaning, to lawn care staff all went way out of their way to anticipate guest needs before we even had them.

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Dave P 7/15/2018

Just returned from a second stay. Highly recommend! Beautiful grounds. Our room was delightful with a georgeous view of the gulf. Staff were friendly: especially housekeeping that left us cute towels folded like animals and Kyle in maintenance who was always funny and helpful. Dinner at the restaurant was a... read more

Jean S. 7/07/2018

Great staff and room the pool needs serious updating but the inn is on a beautiful beach.

Madeline D. 7/02/2018

Beautiful facility. The beds were quite uncomfortable, otherwise we would have extended our stay!

Marcey S. 6/30/2018

Awesome place! Great service! Great beach!

Michael S. 6/30/2018

Amazing experience, we stayed in the Matthews lodge and it left nothing to be desired. The screened in porch was great and well done. The resorts private beach is very clean and well kept. The pool which is just right size was also kept clean and cooled.

We will be planning... read more

Ricardo 6/27/2018

Right on the beach, friendly staff, good food, clean and comfortable rooms, bikes to ride around the island. Best place to stay in Sanibel �

Dianne B. 6/25/2018

Had a great time in January 2018. Very nice grounds and perfect to have a restaurant/entertainment on sight.

John M. 6/24/2018

The Island Inn is a wonderful place to stay!!! The hotel room we stayed in was very nicely decorated and clean! We loved having our own porch with a view of the ocean. And the toiletry products the hotel provides are also wonderful. The hotel is located... read more

Christy F. 6/24/2018

My mother began staying at Sanibel Inn when she was a youth. When I was little she introduced my sis tee and father to this amazing place. I have brought my girls to stay and explore when they were small. Three years ago was my last visit when I chose... read more

Vicki T. 6/22/2018

Great facility, very friendly staff, beautiful beach, very relaxing.

Wayne N. 6/21/2018

Beautiful accommodations, right on the beach, excellent dining at Traditions! Can't ask for more! My heaven on earth!

Trish A. 6/21/2018

Beautiful beach views, great weather, love the island.

Delaine S. 6/21/2018

We went about 2 years ago and loved it and the staff were great!

Pamela Y. 6/21/2018

Beautiful rooms and grounds lots to do close to the beach very friendly staff.Can’t wait to return

Lisa B. 6/20/2018

Had a great time ! I love this place, absolutely beautiful!

Donna E. 6/19/2018

Amazing place , with view towards the ocean.

Seashell everywhere:).

Highly recommended.

Jessica R. 6/13/2018

❤️❤️❤️ this resort!! First time at Island Inn 🌴🌴. Highly recommend this resort. It is perfect! We are staying at the Spoonbill Cottage which is the cottage very close to the beach. It is wonderful here. We are sitting on the screened in porch &... read more

Carol C. 6/12/2018


Richie H. 6/10/2018

We stayed in the new Matthews Lodge, which is extremely well done. The layout was excellent with a functional kitchen for a snack or full meal. We had our breakfast on the patio with a view of the beach that cannot be beaten. The staff was very... read more

Nina R. 6/09/2018

We really enjoyed our stay at island inn the staff was very friendly and helpful we stayed at the kimball lodge and the view from our room was amazing we captured a picture of the sunset that was just beautiful, the grounds are beautiful and the dinner was fantastic the... read more

Char-Ernie N. 6/02/2018

A beautiful location and several different buildings you can occupy. We were lucky enough to get a room in the Mathews Lodge. This just opened earlier this year and is well appointed an perfectly located on the beach. If you get a second floor room, you have... read more

Stephen L. 5/22/2018

Oh my god. It was our first time to Sanibel Island. I looked on the computer to find a hotel. I had NO CLUE what one to get. So I choose Island Inn and Booked it with a deposit. However let me tell all of you, I made the biggest... read more

Mark V. 5/21/2018

We had a great time. Staff treated us great. Our room was exactly what we saw on line which was excellent. Room 223. Would recommend to friends. Service in dining room was great but the food was just okay. If I recommend anything it would be... read more

Tim G. 5/21/2018

Tracy C. 5/14/2018

Just needed a mini Vacation! What a wonderful relaxing place! Our room was beautiful! Dinner was excellent! We will be back!

Jodi F. 5/10/2018

Very good location

Staff efficient and friendly

Happy to stay there for 5 nights !

Ardizzoni E. 5/08/2018

Rikki A. 4/30/2018

Our stay at Matthews Landing was heaven. This is a fabulous resort and we can't wait to come back.

Darlynne P. 4/30/2018

The Inn is very pretty. The grounds are perfect for a family weekend getaway. We stayed in the newly renovated "apartment" type rooms with a kitchen. The rooms were decorated beautifully with crown moulding and tray ceilings.

The only complaint I have is the restaurant. The... read more

Stephanie C. 4/29/2018

Micaela R. 4/24/2018

Wonderful place! �

Mauro M. 4/23/2018

Ginger E. 4/22/2018

Heidi G. 4/10/2018

Linda H. 4/06/2018

Sarah S. 3/27/2018

Mark V. 3/26/2018

Cassie E. 3/07/2018

We had a wonderful 24th wedding anniversary at this beautiful little place. Best duck I've ever had and they were wonderful when it came to seriousness about allergies! The rooms were lovely and clean! Definitely going back.

Carey F. 2/22/2018

Kathy G. 2/19/2018

Can’t wait to book another vacation here!! So excited about the new luxury suites!! Best place to stay on the island!

Patricia M. 2/16/2018

The new Matthew Lodge looks beautiful. Over the years we have stayed at Matthew Lodge. . What a change...Can't wait to see it when we come in July.

Judy H. 2/15/2018

Fabulous Inn! The staff are all friendly and very helpful. Lots to do or just do nothing but relax. The food was a 10!! I will definitely come back here again!

Barbara D. 2/14/2018

We stayed at the Island Inn for 3 nights in December, before the holidays. The room was clean and we loved our gulf view from 2nd floor of Starkey Lodge. The property is quite lovely and the complementary continental breakfast was just right for us. We enjoyed a dinner at... read more

Marilyn G. 2/09/2018

Connie M. 2/06/2018

Our room in the Kimball Lodge was beautiful and walked right out to the beach. It was quiet and super relaxing.

Stephanie O. 2/02/2018

I definitely recommend this beautiful and extraordinary place! We arrived a day early and they had a room available for us and then the manager upgraded us at no charge (Kimball Lodge 2nd floor). They moved our luggage the next day to our original room reservation (Starkey Lodge... read more

Hollie M. 1/30/2018

My mom and I stayed here and loved it. It's quiet and beautiful and the staff are wonderful. It almost feels like going back in time a little. We saw dolphins and lots of birds, hermit crabs, and giant snails. The rooms are great, the restaurant is... read more

Jenni R. 12/18/2017

First Sanibel Island is such a beautiful place! Island Inn is a wonderfully accommodating place to stay! This is not a motel it is a resort that is not overpriced. Exceptional friendly staff I love it! Oh and rent bikes we did recumbents and got to see... read more

Ted B. 12/16/2017

Lisa W. 12/16/2017

Absolutely beautiful and impeccable service. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Sanibel!!!

Denise A. 12/15/2017

Public please be aware hotel will charge you $35 booking charge any type of cancellation even if it’s within one hour from the time of booking. Book this room accidentally online did not read fine print called resort within one hour they claim no exceptions . I will be Disputing... read more

Linda H. 12/01/2017

Julie S. 11/18/2017

Faruk K. 10/27/2017

We loved Island Inn! Gayle checked us in and was so thorough in explaining everything and really nice! We got to the room and were very pleased. We were in Kimball Lodge and had oceanview. The room was very clean and cozy. We went to the restaurant on site to... read more

Michelle C. 10/23/2017

Most helpful staff in a rather lovely part of the world. Can’t fault it in any way

Walter H. 10/13/2017

This is our 6th year in a row coming to the Island Inn. We love the location and facilities, and especially the friendly and courteous staff that remember us from years past. They make us feel like family. They are constantly improving the property which is great for those... read more

Philip B. 10/11/2017

We just got home from spending a week at the resort. It was everything and more than we expected! We stayed in the Kimbell Lodge and it was very clean. Perfect view! Watched the dolphins from our bed! We would definitely stay again! Thank you for a perfect getaway!!!!

Shannon E. 10/07/2017

Patricia K. 10/06/2017

Well maintained, quiet, relaxing, truly tropical, picture perfect views, lovely breakfast, CLEAN, and the cottages are a dream. Only problem we had was we were double charged. We will continue to check our statements and return next year.

Mary S. 10/02/2017

Our room was beautiful with a view of the Gulf. Loved our stay and the staff was wonderful. We will return 🙂

Karen B. 9/26/2017

Ric G. 9/25/2017

Love this place. Can't wait to go back. ����������

Karla K. 9/24/2017

Nathalie T. 9/14/2017

Karen H. 9/11/2017

Justina J. 9/11/2017

We just checked out yesterday. We had a wonderful time and the Island Inn is beautiful. We will be back next year! Stay safe in the hurricane.

April J. 9/06/2017

Awesome hotel with an awesome staff. Me and my wife honeymooned there and it was perfect. Cant wait to get back there.

Ryan R. 9/05/2017

Caroline R. 9/05/2017

The staff were so kind and friendly. The room was spacious and meet more than our needs. It had great access to pool and beach. Beautiful layout.

Dawn S. 8/31/2017

The food and service was excellent with a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico.

Alix A. 8/31/2017

Sadly, we are here while Hurricane Harvey has made his appearance, but we will definitely be back again! The rooms are beautiful and bigger than some apartments! Beach access is perfect, with loungers and chairs provided. Amazing shells too. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Great... read more

Traci S. 8/26/2017

This is a nice hotel with clean rooms. A couple suggestions for improvement: as this is a beach hotel I think the beach umbrellas should be free of charge and more beach lounge chairs and cabanas should be available and set on the beach. And boost up the breakfast a little.

Julie Y. 8/09/2017

Taking my wife there next June 13 for our Anniversary for a week. Praying for it to be nice weather.

Dean W. 8/06/2017

The island was so beautiful. Very well preserved beaches. Not over populated with beach goer and awesome turtle conservation program all along the beaches.

Kim P. 8/01/2017

Yoko K. 7/31/2017

Alex and I really enjoyed our week on Sanibel and Captica Islands and Ft. Meyers. Island Inn was a treat. The service was really great and the food and service at Traditions Resturaunt was incredible. Great room. Great views. Great beach. Turtle retreat. Easy to access. We will go again.

David E. 7/29/2017

Love the Island inn! Beautiful location and the staff is So accommodating and super friendly.

Ernestine L. 7/25/2017

What a wonderful and welcoming place! Beautiful Gulf views, clean and charming oversized room and screened lanai. Dinner at the onsite restaurant was delicious. Looking forward to going back!

Jackie F. 7/23/2017

Very peaceful place to stay! I very much enjoyed my stay there. If you want shells that's the place to be. I will recommend this place to my friends and family.

Dawn D. 7/20/2017

Best place to stay on the whole island. The shelling was great the staff were so niceand the room was out of this world. Loved being able to to get up and just throw on so clothes and go shelling with my coffee in hand and the dolphins jumping along... read more

Barbara O. 7/11/2017

Perfekt för en lugn avkopplande semester.

Johan R. 7/03/2017

Very friendly & helpful staff; very clean & nice rooms! We liked being on the end of the Kimball Lodge by the ocean & the screened in porch. It was great having complimentary lounge chairs to use on the beach. We'd definitely stay there again!

Lori B. 6/18/2017

Amazing place to call home for a great beach stay! Room had full size refrigerator and stove! Food everywhere on the island was delicious and reasonably price.

The staff at the hotel was great! Third year in a row coming and looking forward to number four!

Lisa C. 6/17/2017

We have stayed at the Island Inn several times. Staff is excellent.We especially like the breakfast buffet.Rooms are clean ,just a relaxing place to stay. Oh, and great shelling,too!

Karen E. 6/17/2017

Millie A. 6/04/2017

Quiet. Peaceful. Gorgeous view's of the water from every room. We stayed in the Sandpiper cottage which was perfect and just steps to the water. Gracious office staff that strive to ensure your visit is special. Wonderful time!

Amber W. 5/28/2017

Shirley P. 5/26/2017

Wonderful accommodations and very helpful friendly staff. Will definitely return.

Bev B. 5/26/2017

We stayed for one week at the Kimball lodge. Our view was just gorgeous of the ocean our room was exceptionally clean and just beautiful. The maid service in our room was wonderful as well. It was very nice. So when we went outside we were a little disappointed... read more

Sharon K. 5/22/2017

Wow! My boyfriend and I just loved the Island Inn, and Sanibel Island. This is the first time in quite a while that I can say I was more than satisfied with the accommodations on a trip. We stayed in the Kimball Gulf View suite and it... read more

Valerie M. 5/13/2017

Ein sehr gutes Hotel ,sehr gutes Frühstück ,Top Lage und sehr freundliches Personal,Wir kommen wieder........

Alex I. 5/10/2017

Bridgit S. 4/25/2017

Peaceful, family friendly, great location, great mix of cottages and hotel/motel rooms. We went down to the keys and said to ourselves... the Inn is way better! Everybody who comes here wants to come back. Fun Fact: The Old Island Inn Road - which is... read more

Burke W. 4/21/2017

I love this place! We stay here every year and the service is one of the best. We have stayed in the cottages and the rooms. They are maintained and kept clean. The restaurant provides a great dining experience with music and a bar. The food is delicious! The FREE... read more

Beatrice V. 4/15/2017

Beautiful quiet property. Staff is absolutely wonderful. The restaurant on the property is fabulous. Shelling is amazing! Can't wait to go back�

Royanna W. 4/15/2017

Great location, clean, quiet, relaxing. Helpful, pleasant and professional staff. We had a wonderful 5 night stay and will be back.

Sandi R. 4/15/2017

Beautiful place. Very nice clean cottage. My very favorite place ever!

Janice M. 4/12/2017

The best place to relax. Very nice people. Highly recommended

Zulema C. 4/11/2017

Recommended for all. Beautiful, peaceful, very clean, staff very nice and helpful. Lots of things to see and do. Will come back.

Michael H. 4/09/2017

Best customer service (every area)we have ever had in Sanibel! Includes a nice little breakfast, perfect location and oooh so friendly, the rooms are all updated and adorable and the bathroom is huge, super clean as well!!! Beach chairs are free and there is plenty of them, 8... read more

Amanda B. 4/02/2017

The perfect island getaway - friendly inn on windswept beach. Thank you for a lovely week!

Jan U. 4/01/2017

Great Corned Beef and cabbage,, Music is great there also..

Tom S. 3/19/2017

Visiting Sanibel Island, and the Island Inn gives us such a complete and special vacation every time we visit that we come all the way from the state of Washington.

Kathleen D. 3/13/2017

Tim F. 3/05/2017

We had a wonderful time at the Island Inn on Sanibel Island. What a beautiful resort and from the minute we went to the office everyone was so pleansant. We went to our unit and were so impressed on how beautiful and clean it was. We enjoyed our stay and... read more

Rodene E. 2/21/2017

Seit über 20 Jahren reise ich oft in die USA... dies ist mit das beste, was ich hier an Hotel und Landschaft erlebt habe. Selbst das günstigste Zimmer ist groß mit Küche und Bad, modern und sauber. Frühstück lecker (amerikanisch halt) und das Personal sehr sehr nett... Wir sind vier... read more

Olf H. 1/31/2017

Jan W. 1/22/2017

The staff is very friendly and helpful. The accommodation is clean and comfortable. Great place for long walks or jogs on the beach.

Sarbmeet K. 1/19/2017

Georgia T. 1/18/2017

We stayed here to celebrate our anniversary..

It was wonderful. Staff so nice and very accommodating.. a bottle of champagne was in our room with a thoughtful card. So happy we stayed here.

We will certainly be back 😁😁

Jayme B. 1/18/2017

Ann C. 1/16/2017

Exceptional staff. Beautiful campus. Close parking to room.

Wayne A. 1/16/2017

Loved, loved Sanibel Island and the Sanibel Inn. I was crazy about looking for shells and watching all the seabirds. Our room was clean and comfortable and had a wonderful view of the beach. We will be back

Katherine D. 1/14/2017

Ron S. 1/12/2017

Beautiful view of the beach; wonderful staff; what more is there to say. We will be back.

Donna M. 1/09/2017

Klaus H. 1/08/2017

We only stayed there for 2 days, but were able to feel the power of this magical place! Breathtaking views, gorgeous rooms and so much nature- We will definetly visit one day again:)

Alisa S. 1/05/2017

Stayed for 4 days and had a really great time. The complimentary breakfast was a nice perk, the room was clean, staff was friendly, and the beach was beautiful! We cant wait to go back!

Reilly V. 12/30/2016

Slow service appetizer 's were bad very bad main course was good wouldn't go back one hour to our main course this of course was on Christmas Day so tons of people there so who knows??

Stephen J. 12/26/2016

Sami M. 12/26/2016

I love this place. Everyone so kind and accommodating. Beautiful location, rooms, and restaurant. Internet a little spotty but it made me work less, walk the beach more so not necessarily bad. Thank you so much. I love the cottages.

Susan F. 12/20/2016

I daydream about this place and the beaches on Sanibel while I sit at my desk at work...

My family and I cannot wait to go back. The rooms, the service, the food, the BEACH! This place is heaven on Earth.

Abbie F. 12/14/2016

Beautiful Resort. They have Everything you could want to do, on their resort so you can enjoy your vacation. Great staff, rooms, and restaurant.

David M. 12/14/2016

We stay 3 nights, it was great! Staff is so nice, everything so convenient. Had a wonderful time.

Patricia S. 12/08/2016

Ein ganz tolles Hotel, top Lage, sehr freundliches Personal, gutes Frühstück! Delfine inklusive - die schwimmen immer auf und ab! Wir kommen wieder, dann aber länger... �

Anja P. 12/03/2016

Suuuper, weiß nicht was ich kritisieren soll. Ach doch, die Zeit vergeht zu schnell...

Andreas V. 12/03/2016

Eric B. 11/27/2016

Great place and everyone & everything was wonderful

Lori K. 11/23/2016

Stay was really awesome. Rooms were nice and clean, loved the patio facing the beach, staff was all very nice. Will return again.

Krisi M. 11/20/2016

Christina S. 11/14/2016

Fantastic place, just after arrival we decided to stay two more nights. Restaurang good, view great, pool nice and warm in case the Gulf too cold, beach long and nice and room clean and big.

Annika E. 10/30/2016

Jeanie H. 10/25/2016

We spent 3 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. The staff was extremely courteous and helpful. Our room was wonderful and we will definitely be back!

Mary S. 10/20/2016

Valerie J. 10/18/2016

Toninrick S. 10/16/2016

Jon K. 10/11/2016

Howard L. 10/10/2016

We were two nights in thes beautiful hotel! Everybody was friendly. The breakfast was good, the rooms were clean and nice. Just the matrass was very very soft, not the best for us. The beach was great! Thank you all so mutch, we will return if we'll stay in Sanibel again!

Nicole F. 9/29/2016

Beautiful location on the Gulf. Rooms are nicely decorated and spotless. Staff are pleasant. Restaurant award winning. Highly recommend it.

Lou B. 9/28/2016

Kevin W. 9/25/2016

I understand why it received Award for 2016 for being best hotel on Sanibel, would stay here over and over!

Anita J. 9/25/2016

We stayed earlier in September for two nights. We loved the place! It was very clean, nice n quiet. The staff were extremely helpful and polite. While others might complain about bringing the chairs on and off the beach, it was completely understandable. I would recommend to anyone and will... read more

Denise W. 9/22/2016

Just returned from our first time on Sanibel & stayed at the Island Inn. Loved it!! The property was perfect! Our unit was very clean & spacious with a modern kitchen. The large screened balcony had a great view. The beach was great for shelling or just relaxing in the... read more

Patrice C. 9/21/2016

We only stayed for 2 nights (if we would have known..)and we had such a wonderful time, from the minute we got there. Each and everyone was friendly and helpful. The rooms very clean and spacius, a deliciuous healthy breakfast including eggs, fresh fruits, fresch pressed Juices and moore was... read more

Ilse d. 9/14/2016

My family and I just spent a week there. I started staying at the Inn 42yrs ago with my parents and then started taking my kids and now I'm passing the tradition to my grandkids. Great place, friendly staff and great amenities. The island Inn gives you... read more

Sean D. 9/14/2016

Alexander H. 9/09/2016

My husband and I spent our honeymoon in July at this beautiful resort that we had spent time at 5 years earlier. We invited 13 friends to join us and what a great time we all had. We dubbed it our "Funnymoon"! The entire staff was nothing but friendly and... read more

Terri N. 8/17/2016

We stayed at the inn for 9 days and it was the best vacation we have ever been on! We were married right on the beach and the wedding planner was wonderful! Being from NJ, everything was done through phone calls and online. Everything was perfect!!! Even my flowers were... read more

Tracy N. 8/11/2016

Absolutely loved this place! My husband & I stayed here for our one year anniversary trip, and loved it! The room was fantastic & right on the beach, and the staff was amazing! Would definitely recommend!

Marissa M. 8/08/2016

My husband I celebrated our 25th anniversary there and we were greeted with a bottle of champagne amd towels shaped into swans with flowers. We called the day before check-in needing to move our reservation back one day due to our home AC unit needing an emergency repair. They... read more

Susan B. 8/04/2016

Love the Island's the only place we stay and enjoy the tranquil beauty of it all!

Maryjo H. 8/04/2016

Just the best place with the best location and good management.

Joseph T. 8/04/2016

My fiance and I started going to Sanibel and staying at the Island Inn 6 yrs ago. We love Sanibel and Island Inn and would not stay anywhere else. The staff are wonderful and so welcoming. Andre at Traditions remembers us year after year which is great.... read more

Debra N. 8/04/2016

Not only is this an amazing place to stay, the people that work there are wonderful, caring people. I look forward to seeing each of you year after year. The rooms are great, the beach is amazing, and the whole ambiance is remarkable. Special thank you to Diane, Ken, Anna,... read more

Patricia S. 7/29/2016

Very clean and secluded. Loved not having to share the beach with tons of people. Room was awesome!! The shelling was so memorable! Will definitely stay again!! ⛱☀️

Sherry C. 7/21/2016

Once again this place is "the place" to stay on Sanibel. It is a gem. New management is investing heavily in upgrading the entire campus. Check out the new beachfront cottages... 5 star! 2 of the lodges have been completely refurbished and more on the way.... read more

Jimmy C. 7/14/2016

Jodi B. 6/29/2016

Orlando I. 5/31/2016

My husband and I just returned from an incredible vacation at the Island Inn! WOW! The service was spectacular, we felt like family there. It was a special trip and one that we will be repeating every year. We're in love with the beautiful setting, the wonderful accommodations (we stayed... read more

Kimmy W. 5/23/2016

Visited here last month for our 30th anniversary. Loved it and would love to be back there right now! Lovely staff, very friendly, customer oriented Inn. Plan to visit again someday. Would love to come back for a family vacation too.

Lynn C. 5/23/2016

Kristy M. 5/13/2016

This was a great place with a wonderful staff. We will be back!

Hollie K. 5/12/2016

Stayed 4 days. Completely relaxing on beautiful beach just loaded with shells. Dunes Golf course was very nice as well

Bob G. 5/12/2016

Rooms, beach

Alex F. 5/11/2016

We had a wonderful time staying here with our family. Our children loved staying right on the beach, being able to hear the water. We enjoyed swimming in the pool and building sand castles and collecting shells. This was our 1st time staying on Sanibel Island and it... read more

BrianAmy G. 4/29/2016

Stayed at one of the cottages and it was lovely! Very clean and the staff is very accommodating. Wonderful bartender, Chris! The best part is the integrity. My 10 yr. old daughter lost her wallet with over $100 in it. We inquired about it and... read more

Paula S. 4/26/2016

Kristy B. 4/20/2016

Armand A. 4/13/2016

Jane C. 3/30/2016

Michele D. 3/29/2016

We only had one night there. It was everything you want for a relaxed island retreat. We are looking forward to a time when we can return and spend more time. We had friends that lived nearby meet us there and talked on the screened patio for hours. Dinner was... read more

Bonnie B. 3/29/2016

Wonderful facilities with all updated decor. Lots of amenities for the whole family. We loved everything about it!!

Don A. 3/28/2016

We have visited Island Inn twice and really live it. Great location and very clean.

Heidi L. 3/28/2016

Leslie B. 3/11/2016

Awesome place to stay! Rooms clean, beds comfortable, quiet & peaceful, beach right outside your door. First time here but definitely will not be our last!

Debbie B. 2/18/2016

Amazing! My husband and I just spent our week long honeymoon there! We loved everyday of it! We rented bikes for the week (highly recommend!) and we biked around everyday. We loved the beach, pool, restaurant, the room! Thank you!!!

Olivia S. 12/15/2015

Laurie S. 12/15/2015

Beautiful surroundings, right at the beach. Large updated/clean hotel room with great amenities. Loved the large screened balcony as it's no-see-um season! Fully equipped kitchen including place settings for 5. Cute Key West/beachy decor, friendly staff. They even thought of the little things, like a flashlight for at night and... read more

Melissa C. 8/24/2015

My husband and I had a very enjoyable short stay at this heavenly place. did not see any baby logerhead turtles as they were due to be hatching. Our room was very clean but a little small for the queen size bed!

Debbie A. 8/23/2015

Highly recommend!!! Great place to stay, friendly staff, love the grounds, pool, beach and restaurant on property. As locals, we will definitely be back for a mini getaway. Thank you for making my fathers 70th birthday special!

Dianne M. 8/10/2015

My wife and I just celebrated our anniversary at the Inn. Its a bit of old Fl. with modern accomidations. The staff is excellent. Our room overlooking the Gulf was excellent. Traditions resturuant with live music and great food is a compliment to the Inn. For us it was heaven... read more

Alan Y. 7/29/2015

For us, this is Sanibel. We've made many trips here, always to The Island Inn, where we have the best of all possible worlds.

Valorie A. 7/27/2015

Really enjoyed this place. Well ran and quite. Going back soon.

5+ Again. We just returned from the Island Inn and it was same as always Excellent +++. They have totally re built the Mathew Lodge and we really liked it. Quiet. Luxurious. We have been going for years and never... read more

John A. 7/26/2015

Scott L. 6/28/2015

❤️❤️❤️ the Island Inn, got married on their beach last September!!!

Laura W. 6/17/2015

Shelby S. 5/04/2015

We enjoyed our wonderful mother - daughter mini vacation with you...couldn't have asked for a better room...right on the beach, impeccably clean and perfectly appointed... Loved the laid back atmosphere, friendly people, great shelling and fantastic weather. We are already planning another visit next year!

Karen B. 4/28/2015

Peggy B. 4/07/2015

Michaela C. 3/29/2015

Absolutely beautiful place! We stayed in the Kimball lodge with gulf view...amazing.

Kathy S. 3/12/2015

Greg H. 2/20/2015

Room is very nice, perfect spot on the beach!!! Staff is very friendly

Jennifer S. 2/13/2015

Loved this hotel. Right on the beach. Nice and helpful staff

Donna H. 2/11/2015

Pam M. 1/13/2015

From Susan and Ed Sharps Charleston WV. We had reservations for one of the Spoonbill cottages and found out just days before arrival that they had turned the whole building so that both cottages faced the Gulf of Mexico. We were excited that we were going to be 50 yards... read more

Ed S. 10/08/2014

John S. 10/01/2014

Liz O. 9/14/2014

Steve L. 9/13/2014

Amazing time! The room was spectacular, staff wonderful, and beach was amazing. We stayed at the beach and pool for our entire stay and was thrilled!

Kelly P. 8/30/2014

Donna K. 8/13/2014

Ingrid L. 8/08/2014

Per N. 7/07/2014

Maggie P. 7/06/2014

Apryl N. 6/30/2014

Wish that we could go back. They were so gracious to us. When they found out it was our anniversary they gave us champagne! Our room was like a seaside cottage. We loved our time there.

Melanie E. 6/30/2014

Tracy C. 6/30/2014

The only place that we have gone back two years in a row. A great place to stay to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet.

Chuck H. 6/30/2014

Shane J. 6/29/2014

Jason H. 6/28/2014

We were there in April and can't say enough about how nice the accommodations were and how friendly the staff was. Hope to return next year.

Diane F. 6/28/2014

Kathy M. 6/27/2014

Great rooms, great views, quiet, shelling is incredible! Loved this place!!! Can't wait to come back!

Kristin D. 6/27/2014

Ashley C. 6/27/2014

Awesome lay back place if you want to disconnect from everything! Beach is tops!

Hector M. 6/26/2014

Oli L. 6/26/2014

Camille P. 6/26/2014

Jody N. 6/26/2014

Chuck B. 6/26/2014

Monica M. 6/25/2014

Jessika K. 6/25/2014

Alan S. 6/25/2014

Angie M. 6/25/2014

Jess B. 6/25/2014

Leah K. 6/25/2014

Chp A. 6/25/2014

High brow, but a beautiful location! Nice rooms. Junk breakfast buffet.

Justin H. 6/25/2014

Rick D. 6/23/2014

Mark G. 6/22/2014

Linda A. 6/22/2014

George S. 6/17/2014

Just got back from a wonderful week at the Island Inn. We loved the Phister Cottage, the quiet and peaceful atmosphere, the beach, the shelling, the beautiful weather. The staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant was excellent. We loved Sanibel Island too - the shopping and restaurants. It was... read more

Anne A. 6/09/2014

Jayne F. 6/09/2014

Cynthia C. 6/06/2014

Amanda E. 6/02/2014

Excellent service. Very clean room. Friendly staff. A+++

Enrique C. 5/31/2014

Tori K. 5/28/2014

Loved the room, the closeness to the beach and Traditions restaurant. If there was anything I would change, it would be the 80's music tape played at night and breakfast in the restairant-I have never heard Paula Abdul 3 times in one day! Tropical acoustic music would fit so much... read more

Penny S. 5/28/2014

Great place to make beautiful family memories! We have been staying here for many years now and will continue on making beautiful memories for many more years to come!

Annia N. 5/27/2014

Emily H. 5/26/2014

We were just there and had a great time...Nice room, great staff, and fun place !

Thomas D. 5/10/2014

Stayed here two years ago and enjoyed it a lot good resturaunt and staff.

Richard J. 5/01/2014

Helt underbart! Läget är perfekt precis vid havet. Fantastiska solnedgångar och vilken stjärnhimmel! Restaurangen var öns samlingsplats med dans varje kväll vilket innebar en hög medelålder. Men maten var toppen!

Agneta E. 4/25/2014

Barb W. 4/20/2014

Thank you for the most beautiful wedding site and accommodations... Glory was awesome and we are so thankful you allowed us to have the best wedding ever!!!

Kim-Mike H. 4/12/2014

Chris D. 3/26/2014

Deb P. 3/13/2014

Gina S. 3/11/2014

Claudia S. 2/18/2014

Joe D. 2/09/2014

Pat C. 2/09/2014

Chrissy C. 1/31/2014

Lee F. 1/21/2014

Christopher M. 1/18/2014

Lexi S. 1/11/2014

Natalie G. 1/09/2014

Love coming here 2 to 3x a year! For me I like how quiet it is each time I am there! The rooms are nice and the people that work there are friendly and the food at Tradition's is very good! Whenever I am not there I am always looking... read more

Kory B. 1/07/2014

Tina R. 1/05/2014

Vasquez C. 12/30/2013

Janet M. 12/28/2013

Sarah K. 12/26/2013

Es muy bonito

Midzar L. 12/23/2013

Tyra P. 12/20/2013

Casie S. 12/20/2013

Gustavo P. 12/13/2013

Jimmy F. 12/13/2013

Jim E. 12/10/2013

Amy H. 12/09/2013

Ben N. 12/06/2013

Katrin S. 12/04/2013

Great place to stay, loved it.

Barbara G. 12/04/2013

Eunise C. 12/02/2013

Mark T. 12/02/2013

Dennis K. 12/01/2013

Aidalyn W. 11/30/2013

Love this lil place

Julie O. 11/30/2013

Mileny M. 11/25/2013

Elizabeth S. 11/25/2013

Carol G. 11/24/2013

Robin C. 11/23/2013

Andrew K. 11/22/2013

Wayne A. 11/20/2013

Michael D. 11/16/2013

Amy Y. 11/14/2013

Helena T. 11/13/2013

Raffe K. 11/12/2013

Chaundra D. 11/07/2013

Michael P. 10/28/2013

Kay H. 10/23/2013

A beautiful resort with a very accommodating staff. We couldn't have chosen a better place on the island! We will definitely be returning. Casual, simple island charm! One of my best vacations ever.

Sherry P. 10/20/2013

Pintus F. 10/19/2013

Tippi D. 10/17/2013

Dan D. 10/17/2013

Teresa C. 10/07/2013

Alison S. 10/02/2013

Sheila M. 9/29/2013

Amber E. 9/04/2013

Les M. 8/28/2013

Dominik H. 8/26/2013

Patrick B. 8/25/2013

Jessica F. 8/22/2013

Good location! Fabulous shells on the beach.

Margaret W. 8/21/2013

Valorie L. 8/20/2013

Ellen B. 8/20/2013

Dorothy D. 8/20/2013

Cindy W. 8/20/2013

The rooms where beautiful, the view was amazing, and the staff was incredibly friendly!!!!

Carol L. 8/19/2013

Vero M. 8/15/2013

Yunior L. 8/08/2013

Karen P. 8/07/2013

Marianne W. 8/03/2013

Mari-Jo G. 7/30/2013

Joy M. 7/28/2013

Jennifer H. 7/27/2013

Andrea L. 7/25/2013

Barbara A. 7/23/2013

Andrea J. 7/23/2013

John L. 7/22/2013

Peter J. 7/20/2013

Maria G. 7/20/2013

Jeanne C. 7/19/2013

Kristy H. 7/17/2013

Angela O. 7/14/2013

Andrea S. 7/13/2013

Crissi J. 7/12/2013

Melissa M. 7/10/2013

Asia Z. 7/09/2013

Martha S. 7/09/2013

Shelley D. 7/07/2013

Steve H. 7/03/2013

Laura M. 6/30/2013

Melissa G. 6/27/2013

Vivi I. 6/24/2013

Natalie O. 6/21/2013

Dee D. 6/20/2013

Steve N. 6/19/2013

Gloria A. 6/18/2013

Letícia C. 6/16/2013

Charlotte J. 6/15/2013

Ron R. 6/15/2013

Love, Love, Love this place. The accommodations at the Matthews cottage are fabulous. The food at Traditions was outstanding. My timing booking our trip during a tropical storm was the pits but we still enjoyed our stay!!

Geri-Ann T. 6/15/2013

Kathleen B. 6/12/2013

Gwen A. 6/06/2013

Frank C. 6/05/2013

Deb G. 6/03/2013

Jodie P. 5/04/2013

Myke E. 5/01/2013

Szabina D. 4/30/2013

Lynn G. 4/20/2013

ich liebe diese insel.

Monika H. 3/26/2013

Kenneth C. 3/24/2013

Marie-claude D. 2/15/2013

Danico H. 1/31/2013

Mike M. 12/06/2012

Davia C. 12/05/2012

Frida P. 12/03/2012

Carletta R. 11/20/2012

Stephanie B. 11/19/2012

Clémentine Z. 11/17/2012

Monica M. 11/15/2012

Ana A. 10/30/2012

Rosie C. 10/28/2012

Joanne H. 10/22/2012

There is no place like Sanibel and the island inn Love it

Ingrid S. 8/06/2012