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Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel, United States of America

2-star2 stars
3033 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL, 33957, United States of America

Sanibel beachfront hotel with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 679 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Beautiful beach
Great room
Delicious food
Great amenities

Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel, United States of America

from Rs7,639
  • Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchen (No Pets Allowed)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom (Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Resort View (Pets Allowed)
  • Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Poolside (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, Poolside (Pets Allowed)
  • Studio, Kitchen, Oceanfront (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront (Pets Allowed)

What’s around Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel, United States of America


  • On the waterfront
  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 19 min walk
  • Periwinkle Way - 26 min walk
  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 37 min walk
  • Sanibel Historical Village and Museum - 37 min walk
  • BIG Arts Center - 38 min walk
  • Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theater - 39 min walk
  • Gulfside City Park - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) - 44 min drive
  • Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal) - 65 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 27 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Saturday: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 8 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • Up to 30 lbs


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • Waterside Inn Beach Sanibel
  • Waterside Inn Beach
  • Waterside Beach Sanibel
  • Waterside Beach
  • Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
  • Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island
  • Waterside Resort Sanibel Island


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50.00 (subject to availability)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 365 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Small inn on the beach!
We loved this place and will be back again! Instant access to the beach, easy walk with small children.
Angela, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quiet and comfortable on Sanibel
Great little hotel on the beach. Quiet clean and comfortable.we only stayed one night. Rooms are more of small cottages with full kitchen. Wifi available if you still need it. Pool on grounds. Beach is short walk from rooms. Hotel provides beach chairs and towels. Also have bicycle rentals for jaunt around the island. It is an older hotel and shows its age a little, but we had a great stay and would go back again
Greg, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beach living
The waterside inn is a nice hotel right on the beach and the location is just PERFECT. Staff is friendly and check in and out was very easy. The hotel provides Loungers for the beach. Pool is nice and clean and so are the rooms. Only complaint are the door lock to our room. The locks did not work well and staff mentioned it to us on check in. They should be replaced. The room we had is in need of new mattresses. Apart from that very clean and nicely decorated. Will definitely boom again.
usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect place for families. The cottages have plenty of room, full kitchen grills available. It is not brand new, but is kept nice.Good for a relaxing, low-key beach vacation. Can't wait to return !
usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Relaxing Beach Property
My wife and I brought two of our teenage granddaughters for a couple of days at the beach. This old resort property is located as close as you can get to the beach and water. There is also a swimming pool. This time we rented one of the cabins. The cabin was very clean, well maintained and equipped, and comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need to to prepare most meals. The staff is very friendly and helpful. This is our 4th stay and definitely not our last.
William, usFamily trip

Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel, United States of America

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