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Your perfect home away from home in the heart of Fort Myers, FL.

Situated along the Caloosahatchee River, Fort Myers is a peaceful coastal town full of history, pristine beaches and outdoor activities. Come discover all there is to see and do in the "City of Palms" from the comfortable accommodations at the Candlewood Suites Hotel Fort Myers - Sanibel Gateway. As our hotel's guest, you'll have access to the tools you need to be productive, including free Wi-Fi access and a Business Center. Need to host a business meeting while on an extended stay? Our hotel's Fort Myers, Florida boardroom can accommodate up to 10 people. We're across the street from HealthPark Medical Center and Galisano Children's Hospital. This extended stay hotel's location in Fort Myers, Florida is perfect for your vacation. Located in a quiet, suburban area, we're just eight minutes from some of the world's best beaches! Don't miss popular sites like Lover's Key State Park and Sanibel and Captiva Islands. If you're a sports fan we offer easy access to both the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox Spring Training facilities. The hotel is also minutes from the Wakahatchee Recreation Center and Lee County Sports Center Complex. When it comes to Fort Myers hotels, we have some of the best perks around, including free guest laundry facilities, a 24-hour Fitness Center and a heated, outdoor pool. We also have a 24-hour Candlewood Cupboard, where you can buy meals, snacks and drinks. Reserve your suite today!
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Quick Info

Relax and stay in the know


  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Standard Wireless Internet service is free for all members
  • On-site Fitness Center Available
  • Outdoor Gazebo Grill
Pets Welcome

It’s hard to leave your best buddy at home when you’re traveling for extended periods, so we provide a pet friendly experience. Restrictions and fees apply.


Whether you are booking suites for a family reunion or suites for your company's training needs, Candlewood Suites hotels can accommodate your group.


Workout whenever you want: Candlewood Gym always has an open door and lots of aerobic and cardio equipment to make it easier to stick to your exercise routine, no sweat.


The IHG Green Engage system is an online tool that gives our hotels the means to measure their day-to-day environmental impact.

Getting Here

Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway
Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
20 Minutes, 10 Miles
Guest Reviews
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Overall Experience


based on 1151 reviews
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Ratings Breakdown


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  • 1 Stars

Just like home only better!


October 19, 2022

The value and friendliness of the staff can’t be beat. I always stay here when I need an extended stay. Free laundry is so appreciated and the kitchen stocked with pots and pans makes eating out unnecessary.

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A place to sleep for the night. Not much else.


September 14, 2022

The hotel reeks of smoke, and lacked basic cleanliness. The AC gave us problems, and was very loud and slow when it finally worked. Light switch in the bathroom was finicky, stains on the floor and curtains. The 50$ incidental is was too high and we are still awaiting that to be refunded. I would not recommend this place to anyone and we will be avoiding Candlewood from now on.

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Good value, generally comfortable


August 28, 2022

The suite is generally comfortable, it has a functional kitchen and bed.
The bathrooms were okay, the fixtures were a little rusty and loose. The tub had a few stains. The beds were very clean and comfortable, the air conditioning was very functional with various options

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Comfortable bed and room


August 27, 2022

I enjoyed my stay with good amenities comfortable room and great location. Room clean and front desk very helpful

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FAQs for Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway

  • Yes, Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway offers complimentary parking for hotel guests.

  • Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway offers fully furnished in-room kitchens in all rooms. Our full kitchens have everything you need to cook your own meals while traveling. Visit our Amenities page for more details. 

  • Complimentary parking is available at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway for hotel guests.

  • Yes, when you book your stay at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

  • Yes, Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway has an outdoor pool.

  • Check-in at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

  • Yes, the Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway offers free WiFi!

  • No, there is no on site restaurant at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway.

  • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway.

  • Rates for accommodations at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

  • The Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway has 120 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

  • Pets are welcome at Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway. There is a pet deposit per stay of 75 USD. Our Pet Policy: A 75 dollar one time pet fee is non refundable for one to six days. Seven days or longer is 150 dollar one time pet fee and is non refundable..