The beach hotel was built in 1895 and offers a total of 49 rooms. Facilities at the inn include a hotel safe, a cloakroom, lift access, a newspaper stand and a bar/lounge. Business travellers are sure to appreciate the business centre, conference facilities and Internet access. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the hotel car park.
Located yards from the beach and surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of Sanibel Island, the hotel is truly a place where guests can relax and enjoy each other's company. This beachfront inn is located in Sanibel, near Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum. Another nearby point of interest is Sanibel Historical Village and Museum. The hotel offers activities for people of all ages including tours, fishing, bicycling, shelling, and dining, not to mention kilometres of sandy beaches to explore.
All rooms have en suite bathrooms with a shower/tub combination, makeup/shaving mirror, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Amenities include pillowtop double beds featuring premium bedding. Flat-panel televisions come with premium cable channels and DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided along with direct-dial phones, CD players, and free local calls. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Separate sitting areas, an ironing set, air conditioning and climate control are also included. Extra towels/bedding and wake-up calls can be requested. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are also available. Rooms are accessible via exterior corridors. Housekeeping is provided. All guestrooms are non-smoking.
The inn has a private beach, and for a fee guests can use the outdoor tennis court. There is one outdoor swimming pool, with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use.
Guests are offered a complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast.
This resort accepts all major credit cards.
The island is easily accessed from interstate 75 from Tampa, Orlando (via I-4) Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Points North or Florida East Coast. Guests can travel south on I-95 and then take the I-75 north. From I-75 - Take Exit 131 (Daniels Parkway) west to Summerlin Road. Turn left onto Summerlin Road to the Sanibel Causeway. Cross over Sanibel Causeway and turn right at the four-way stop onto Periwinkle Way. Continue on Periwinkle until reaching the intersection of Tarpon Bay Road. Turn left onto Tarpon Bay and continue straight to West Gulf Drive. Turn right onto West Gulf Drive, and the hotel is approximately 1 mile on the left.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board