Island Inn

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL, 33957, United States of America
4.5 out of 5 rating 1535 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Island Inn in Sanibel, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 5-minute drive of Bowman's Beach and Sanibel Island Southern Beach. This beach hotel is 6.2 mi (10 km) from Sanibel Island Lighthouse and 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from Captiva Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 49 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and iPod docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Head down to the water and enjoy a day at the private beach, or take advantage of other recreational amenities including outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.


Grab a bite at Traditions on the Beach, a beachfront restaurant which features a bar and an ocean view. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Sanibel? This hotel has facilities measuring 2000 square feet (186 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Periwinkle Way - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Sanibel Historical Village and Museum - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
BIG Arts Center - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Sanibel Public Library - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Gulfside City Park - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Bowman's Beach - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Sanibel Bayous - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Dunes Golf and Tennis Club - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Bailey's Beach - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) - 46.5 km / 28.9 mi
Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal) - 80 km / 49.7 mi

The preferred airport for Island Inn is Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Sunday - Thursday: 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 7 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Tennis on site
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Conference space
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -On private beach
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • -Total number of rooms - 49
  • -Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • -Year Built - 1895
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 2000
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 186
  • -Restaurant
  • -Picnic area