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The Bay Inn at Lani Kai

1401 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property Near Times Square
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06/24/2022 - 06/25/2022
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Verified Reviews of The Bay Inn at Lani Kai

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Ice machine next to room very noisy .No balcony like I was told."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Not what I Expected no balcony to smoke on.Sat on front door step .Starting at a Brick wall.no water pressure for shower. My socks were black from walking around. Not Happy at all.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Dec 18 to Sun Dec 19 2021 at a $145.99 average nightly rate.

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73
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Summary of 369 reviews

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Rated 73/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Fair club hotel. Great location. Beautiful beach.

Location

93/100
96 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach.

Beach

87/100
52 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

85/100
24 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

65/100
58 reviews

So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception.

Value

59/100
18 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

Room

37/100
110 reviews

Small, poorly maintained rooms with subpar minibars and kitchenettes. Rooms have cleanliness complaints and low rated A/C, furniture, and beds. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Great view. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

29/100
7 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Comfort

29/100
64 reviews

Rooms with complaints about size, comfort, and A/C. Rooms are small and noisy, with subpar beds.

Cleanliness

27/100
54 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from families.

Great view. Great shopping.

Location

93/100
30 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Beach

88/100
14 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

86/100
6 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

66/100
17 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Value

58/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

Room

30/100
32 reviews

Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms with poor beds and bathrooms. Great view.

Cleanliness

28/100
18 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Comfort

27/100
22 reviews

Room is acceptable, but beds have issues with comfort.

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from couples.

Terrific location. Beach is lovely.

Location

95/100
26 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Beach

87/100
19 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

85/100
11 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

66/100
14 reviews

So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception.

Room

32/100
32 reviews

Guests complained about bathrooms and general cleanliness of the rooms. Cramped rooms with bad beds and substandard A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

30/100
17 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Cleanliness

26/100
15 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Fair club hotel. Great location. Beautiful beach.

Location

93/100
92 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach.

Beach

86/100
50 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

83/100
22 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

65/100
56 reviews

So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception.

Room

38/100
105 reviews

The rooms need maintenance with poor A/C, furniture, and bathrooms. Fantastic views, but less well rated beds, room size, and cleanliness. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

33/100
60 reviews

Rooms with complaints about size, comfort, and A/C. Rooms are small and noisy, with subpar beds.

Breakfast

29/100
7 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Cleanliness

28/100
50 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

25/100
44 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement. Elevator in need of updating.

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from couples.

Terrific location. Beach is lovely.

Location

95/100
25 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Beach

86/100
17 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

84/100
10 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

65/100
13 reviews

So-so, but friendly, service, but low rated reception.

Room

32/100
32 reviews

Guests complained about bathrooms and general cleanliness of the rooms. Cramped rooms with bad beds and substandard A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Comfort

30/100
17 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Cleanliness

26/100
15 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from families.

Great shopping.

Location

93/100
27 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

Beach

88/100
14 reviews

Beautiful beach.

Food

86/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

Service

68/100
16 reviews

Service is average, but very friendly.

Amenities

32/100
13 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Comfort

31/100
19 reviews

Room is acceptable, but beds have issues with comfort.

Room

31/100
28 reviews

Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms with poor beds and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

30/100
14 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Fair club hotel. Great location. Beautiful beach.
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Property Description

With a stay at The Bay Inn at Lani Kai in Fort Myers Beach, you'll be in the entertainment district, a 5-minute walk from Times Square and 6 minutes by foot from Fishing Pier Fort Myers Beach. This beach motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Bowditch Point Park and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Key West Express.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the motel's 3 restaurants. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 6 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 25 guestrooms featuring microwaves and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and separate sitting areas, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Estero Boulevard Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Times Square - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Fishing Pier Fort Myers Beach - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The Big M Casino - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Ostego Bay Marine Science Center - 1 km / 0.7 mi
Bay Oaks Recreation Center - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Bowditch Point Park - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Key West Express - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Mound House - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Estero Bay Preserve State Park - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Jungle Golf Ft. Myers - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Sanibel Outlets - 8.7 km / 5.4 mi
HealthPark Hospital - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Bunche Beach - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Bay Inn at Lani Kai is Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 32.4 km / 20.1 mi

Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as a nightclub and an outdoor pool. This motel also features complimentary wireless Internet access and a picnic area.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Uncovered parking
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Nightclub
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 25
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No elevators
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Smoke-free property
  • In-room accessibility
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking
  • Beach towels
  • Beach sun loungers
  • ATM/banking
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Airport & Shuttle Information

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is 19.2 miles from the Bay Inn. Southwest Florida International Airport has the following airlines: Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines/Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country, United Airlines and WestJet. Southwest Florida International Airport has the following in-airport car rentals: Alamo Rent-A-Car, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. MBA Airport Transportation, LLC is the provider of taxi service at Southwest Florida International Airport. MBA Airport Transportation taxi rates from Southwest Florida International Airport are defined by zones, not meters. The rates to the zones are regulated by the Lee County Port Authority and cannot exceed the rates listed on the Taxicab Zone Map. The rates are valid for up to three passengers; each additional passenger is $10. There is no extra charge for child safety seats and serv

Local Shuttle Info: The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai is a stop on the FREE Beach Tram. The beach tram runs from Bowditch Point to Matanzas Pass Preserve Daily. Service goes from 6:20am-10:12pm daily. A tram is available approximately every 20 minutes. Service is seasonal and will end April 11, 2018. The Trams are ADA accessible and can carry one mobility device. Stops for the tram are indicated by the blue and white ‘Trollee’ signs on San Carlos Blvd. and Estero Blvd.

Breakfast Information

There is no breakfast service on-site. However, the Lani Kai Island Resort offers two breakfast options for guests of the Bay Inn. The Casablanca Cafe is located off the main resort's lobby and is the only place on Fort Myers Beach offering Starbucks coffee. The Cafe also features a variety of breakfast sandwiches, pastries and grab-and-go healthy items like their yogurt fruit parfait. For a full-service breakfast experience, take the elevator at the main resort to the top floor to the Sun Deck Restaurant. The Sun Deck offers indoor and outdoor seating with breath-taking views of the beach and island. The Sun Deck breakfast menu includes the Lani Kai breakfast of two eggs any style, hash browns and toast for $2.99 plus tax and gratuity. Other menu items include Texas Style French Toast, Sand Dollar Pancakes, Steak & Eggs, Sunrise Island Skillet, Eggs Benedict and more. Don't forget to try the Champagne Mimosa, Bloody Mary or Screwdriver at $2.50 each served until 1:00 pm daily at the Sun DecK

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pets not allowed

Unfortunately, The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai has a no pets allowed policy. However, Tails-A-Waggin Pet Resort is located less than 5 miles from the Bay Inn and guests can board pets there. Tails-A-Waggin Pet Resort offers a variety of services including pet resort pool, grooming services and medical attention.

Parking Info

Parking for one vehicle is complimentary per room or suite reservation. Parking is available on-site at the Bay Inn.

Internet / WiFI

WiFi is complimentary to guests of the Bay Inn and while visiting the Lani Kai Island Resort.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3.00 and USD 15.00 for adults, USD 3 and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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