The perfect place to revive your childhood nostalgia of staying at a friend’s beach house or that family trip to sunny Florida. Time stands still at the beach, and you can’t get closer to the Gulf shore than our beachfront rooms at the Sunburst Inn! We invite you to escape and arrive at the newly renovated, relaxed, and tropical paradise right on Indian Shores. We can’t wait to see you and your pets at Sunburst Inn!
Sunburst Inn is the perfect spot for your small wedding, family reunion, corporate retreat, or girls’ weekend. Book directly with us and save on rates.
This past winter 100 Day Dream Home: Hotel Edition was filmed at Sunburst Inn! Our 12-room, 75 year old beachfront hotel was completely renovated and is being shown on HGTV!
Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt are a husband-and-wife team from Tampa, Florida, that makes dream homes come true. Together they help clients both design and build the perfect house from the ground up in 100 days or less. This past winter 100 Day Dream Home: Hotel Edition was filmed at Sunburst Inn!
Catch us on Season 4, Episode 1 and 2 Day Dream Home on HGTV.
Our beach vacation rental offers a variety of amenities to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable, including beach access, outdoor showers, BBQ grill, and more!
Booking directly with us offers a range of benefits, including access to our best rates and exclusive offers, personalized attention and assistance, and the assurance that you are working with a trusted and reliable provider. Additionally, booking direct allows you to communicate directly with us, ensuring a seamless and stress-free booking experience.
When possible, we may be able to offer you early check-in and/or extend your check-out time. There is a $35 fee for each
We welcome all well-behaved fur babies of responsible, respectful pet owners. There is a 1 time, non-refundable $195 pet fee for up to the first 3 nights. It is $25 per day thereafter.
Yes, each unit is equipped with its own air conditioner.
Sunburst Inn is located right in the sand of Indian Shores, directly ON the beach. It’s been listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and we agree! There are many mom-and-pop style restaurants, shops, cafes, and eateries along Gulf Blvd and the surrounding areas. We’re also right next door to Indian Rocks Beach!
When time/staffing permits, SBI offers in-house laundry service (wash, dry, fold). Ask a team member for a laundry bag, fill it up, and bring it to the office. Cost is $35 per bag. The Penthouse has a washer and dryer in the apartment.
If you’re interested in a private boat tour/ sunset tour please let us know so we can help coordinate for you. To rent a pontoon boat contact: G.H Rentals LLC | Gage Hunnicutt | 321-720-0569. We also offer access to free paddle boards to all guests!
We do not have a gym on premises, but we have partnered with IRB CrossFit to offer our guests the opportunity to workout while on vacation. Contact irbcrossfit.com and tell them you are an SBI guest for 25% off your workout!
The Tampa International Airport is about 25 miles from the Sunburst Inn. The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is 11 miles away.
One parking spot per reservation. Make sure to put your parking pass on display on your dashboard. Additional cars can park at the Municipal Building at 19305 Gulf Boulevard.
Yes, we have free high-speed Wi-Fi in each room.
We are waterfront and have the world’s largest and most beautiful pool just steps from your front door….the Gulf of Mexico, but it is not chlorinated 🙂
We welcome everyone, including kids to Sunburst Inn. We are happy to provide a pack and play for babies, available upon request for the little ones (first-come-first-serve). Just call us to arrange.
We would LOVE to host your small event at Sunburst Inn. We welcome intimate weddings, corporate retreats, family reunions, and girls’ get-aways to name a few. Rooms blocks are available so you have the entire inn to yourselves. We can set up catering and are happy to help with special requests.
Because our property is 75 years old, building codes back then were not up to today’s standards. However, some of our rooms on the first floor are more spacious and much more accessible. If you have any mobility concerns, please call us so we can chat more to see how we can be of service.
We are proud to be a non-smoking beachfront inn. No smoking is permitted anywhere on SBI grounds. If you smoke in your room, a $500 fine will be charged plus replacement of any affected furniture
We process the entire payment for your booking at the time of reservation. We do not hold rooms for guests and require payment upfront due to high demand and cancellations.
Full refund for cancellations up to 30 days before check-in. If booked fewer than 30 days before check-in, full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking and at least 14 days before check-in. After that, 50% refund up to 7 days before check-in. No refund after that. Please be advised that all cancellations will require a 4% processing fee.