Hotels in Sanibel

Hotels in Sanibel, FL

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Sanibel, FL
Mar 1 — Mar 22
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Low SeasonSeptembercheapest month to stay
High SeasonFebruarymost expensive time to stay
37%expected price decrease
49%expected price increase


$160 - $500

Cheapest day of weekTuesdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
Highest day of weekSaturdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
$255is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$461is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Sanibel is: 1-2 star, 70 days before. 3 star, 8 days before.

1-2 star

$143 - $1,536

3 star

$146 - $1,013

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The cheapest price for a room in Sanibel found in the last 7 days is $153/night. This rate is available with Unavailable due to Hurricane Ian! No Booking Accepted!.
There are 8,360 hotels in Sanibel close to Fort Myers SW Florida Intl. Stunning home with heated saltwater, private pool & Cypress Preserve views! is the nearest with a distance of 1.3 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 2 days when lodging at hotels in Sanibel. The average accommodation price for 2 days in Sanibel in the past week is $754.

Sanibel travel tips

Which neighborhoods in Sanibel should I stay in if I want access to public transport?

Sanibel doesn’t have public transportation connecting its neighborhoods or attractions. However, the city is known for being driver-friendly, making a rental car a potential option for getting from place to place. Some neighborhoods are also particularly walkable, such as Butterknife, an area in the middle of the island that’s within walking distance from the beach. There are a few hotels in Sanibel that you can choose from in this area, including the charming Shalimar Cottages and Motel, which directly overlooks the ocean.

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Average $628

Most expensive $841

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Where to stay in Sanibel

What neighborhood in Sanibel should I stay in based on why I’m traveling?

If you’ll be staying in Sanibel for work-related reasons, consider booking a hotel in a neighborhood on the east side of the city, such as the Dunes. This will put you just a quick drive from the Sanibel Causeway, a major road that connects the city with neighboring cities and their business districts. The Tarpon Tale Inn is a comfortable option that’s a quick drive from the road. Both tourists and returning visitors often enjoy staying in the Butterknife area, as it’s close to the beach and has many dining options. The West Wind Inn is a convenient choice that boasts rooms with ocean views. For a romantic trip, stay somewhere in the eastern part of the island, as this area is known for being more secluded and quieter than other areas. The Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a great place to treat yourself to luxury.

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What are the most popular attractions in Sanibel?

If you enjoy spending time in nature, make sure to pay a visit to the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which can be found in the northern region of the island. There are several different Sanibel hotels for you to choose from that will put you just a short drive from this attraction, including the Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages. For an activity the entire family will enjoy, head to the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum that’s located in the Murex Lakes neighborhood. There are a few cheap hotels in Sanibel that are near here, the Sunset Beach Inn being a cozy and affordable option that’s a walkable distance away.

Which neighborhoods in Sanibel have a large selection of bars and restaurants?

For an area that has a variety of places to dine and grab a drink, consider staying in the Island Woods neighborhood, which has seafood restaurants, bakeries, and cocktail bars. If you’d like to book hotels in Sanibel that are a close walk from here, consider staying at the stylish Casa Ybel Resort. Butterknife has also become known for having a selection of beachfront restaurants that serve locally caught seafood as specialties. The Island Inn is in the center of this neighborhood and is also within walking distance of the nearby beach.

What popular events take place in Sanibel?

Held every March, the Sanibel Shell Show is a great opportunity to buy some souvenirs. The venue varies, so consider staying at a hotel that’s pretty centrally located, such as the Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. Ding Darling Days is an event held each October that celebrates the namesake of the famous J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which can also be found on the island. Join in the celebrations and take part in activities like birdwatching, kayaking, wildlife presentations, and eco-tours. Most of the events are held at the refuge, making the nearby Anchor Inn and Cottages a convenient choice if you wish to be just a short drive from the festivities.

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How long do people stay in Sanibel?

Visiting Sanibel for 2 nights is the most common choice for our users.

How much does a hotel cost in Sanibel?

Hotels in Sanibel show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around $371 per night.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Sanibel?

Hotels in Sanibel are usually cheapest during the month of September, you can expect a price decrease of around 38% during this period.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Sanibel?

Room prices for hotels in Sanibel will be at their lowest on Monday and peak on Friday.

Does Sanibel have vacation rentals?

Yes, there are 2,247 vacation rentals in Sanibel. At the moment, Beach Walk 2 - Near Beach Duplex On Sanibel Island is the most popular Sanibel vacation rental based on our user data. Search for vacation rentals in Sanibel.

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