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3 out of 5
367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.7/5Exceptional! (214 reviews)

"Very nice rustic style property, well appointed rooms, everything you need on site, bikes, beach towels and beach chairs, even a cart to haul it all in. Beach is about a 5 minute walk away. Semi private deck with chairs and umbrella surrounded by palms and local fauna. We were upgraded to a bigger ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Tarpon Tale Inn
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2 out of 5
1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.1/5Very Good! (351 reviews)

"We loved how cute it was,everything was so clean,the pool was nice.beautiful"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

Anchor Inn and Cottages
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3 out of 5
3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,533 reviews)

"Very relaxing! Very clean and the staff was fantastic!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Island Inn
Image for 3 BR Pointe Santo C35 - Great Views, Sleeps 8
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)

"Great condo. Beautiful views. Lovely beach and pool area."…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2019

3 BR Pointe Santo C35 - Great Views, Sleeps 8
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3 out of 5
541 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 25 - Sep 26
4.3/5Excellent! (1,025 reviews)

"Very beautiful and right by the beach. The staff were wonderful and very accommodating. We would definitely go back!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Seaside Inn
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3 out of 5
3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 20 - Sep 21
4.2/5Excellent! (2,006 reviews)

"Peaceful, quiet, great views, clean! The distance to get to everything was perfect. Loved riding the bikes the hotel provided. The landscape was also very pretty and the price was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

West Wind Inn
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3 out of 5
1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
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per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.2/5Excellent! (1,903 reviews)

"Everything you need is available there. The property is kept in pristine condition."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
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3.5 out of 5
2255 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 20 - Sep 21
4.3/5Excellent! (215 reviews)

"Casa Ybel is a beautiful property, with well-kept landscaping and just a few steps away from the beach. The pools provided a refreshing break from the shell coated beaches. With it’s central island location, many attractions are just a short drive away. I recommend Casa Ybel for it’s spacious rooms, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Casa Ybel Resort
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3 out of 5
2230 Camino del Mar, Sanibel, FL
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4.8/5Exceptional! (110 reviews)
Beautiful inside and out

"My husband and I were schedule to be at Oceans reach from 8/31/17 to 9/10/17. Upon check in we found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. The property is beautifully maintained. Our condo was very nice and furnished in a very pleasing beach theme. We did have to be evacuated from the island ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2017

Ocean's Reach Condominiums
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3 out of 5
1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (627 reviews)

"It is well located.Great resturant near by great place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Kona Kai Motel
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2.5 out of 5
2823 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.2/5Excellent! (178 reviews)

"Very nice stay. Charming because it is not a chain hotel. Very quiet and relaxing place. Beach chairs for everyone and umbrellas to rent. Would definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Shalimar Cottages and Motel
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3 out of 5
3287 West Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
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Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.1/5Very Good! (1,276 reviews)

"If you want a really laid back Sanibel vacation, this is a great place. Very close to the beach, and the staff will bring out extra beach equipment like umbrellas, chairs, kayaks, etc... if you ask. Nice clean pool as well."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Sunset Beach Inn
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2 out of 5
3033 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (400 reviews)

"Terrific experience! Carol and staff could not have done more to make our stay spectacular. Cottage was immaculate, amenities were plentiful and the entire property was meticulously maintained. Only downside? Leaving this beautiful island property. Thank you Carol!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Waterside Inn on the Beach
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3.5 out of 5
1246 Fulgur St, Sanibel, FL
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4.5/5Wonderful! (129 reviews)

"Great place!! Would stay here again! Beautiful view, great beach, super clean!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019

Sanibel Siesta on the Beach
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3 out of 5
3325 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (16 reviews)

"Close to the beach, quiet. Room was a little small bath room really small but loved our stay great place to relax"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Beachview Cottages
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3.5 out of 5
605 Donax Street,, Sanibel, Florida
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4.6/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"Uncrowded. Very few dishes and cookware. Only 3 washcloths vow 2 bathrooms. Helpful staff. Clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2019

Pelicans Roost
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2 out of 5
1081 Shell Basket Ln., Sanibel, FL
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4.7/5Exceptional! (158 reviews)

"We stayed in cottage number two . Clean and quiet and everything you need. Short walk to the beach . Didn’t Find any good shells maybe it’s that time a year I don’t know. Recommend getting food at a nearby Walmart before crossing the bridge to the island. Overall had a great time"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Gulf Breeze Cottages
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2 out of 5
1237 Anhinga Ln, Sanibel, FL
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4.4/5Wonderful! (242 reviews)

"Very quaint, and well maintained property. We absolutely loved it and will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

The Parrot Nest
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About Sanibel Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just highlighting a spot on your map, it can also be about understanding the history and culture of a region. One of the best ways to get an idea of the culture of a new place is to learn about its history. Exploring landmarks or museums is a good start, but a stay in a Sanibel historic hotel can carry you back in time. Get ready to pack your bags (you won't need a time machine) as your Sanibel vintage hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

A visit to one of these Sanibel traditional hotels can transport you to a past era right from the start. With unique architectures and locations in the heart of Sanibel, you'll understand what makes Sanibel bucket-list worthy. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these lodgings are vintage, they have many modern conveniences to help you keep in touch or relax on your getaway. You'll find your room furnished with a comfy bed and just about everything you might need for a marvelous stay.

After you've explored the hotel property, you can check out the famous landmarks and art galleries to absorb more of the area's culture. Of course, all this perusing through the past is going to stimulate your appetite. Ask your hotel's front desk to suggest a few of the best places to grab a cold one or a meal in Sanibel are. You can also check through the comments and read the recommendations other visitors to Sanibel thought were merit a visit.

Book Your Sanibel Historic Hotel Today

Sanibel has 886 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where important artists may have stayed. You're certain to reserve a hotel possessing all the in-room amenities and the characteristics you desire. Be sure to book your Sanibel vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

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