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Shipwreck Motel

237 Old San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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Ranked #34 of 46 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Clearwater, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight at the Shipwreck on our way to the Keys. After driving from Clearwater, we needed to find a place to stay near the ferry for our trip early the the next morning.Honestly I am thankful it was only one night. First I will say this was in a prime location. The inlet it is located on is... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little motel is a nice little secret. They are very accommodating and have a wonderful store connected to the motel itself. We like to stay in a separate cottage that they have occasionally available. It was a wonderful experience for my family The staff is top notch and from the area. It's top notch for the value.

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Parma, OH
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed at the shipwreck for a very short weekend. This seemed to be the best rated hotel due to area. Well, all I can say is that the "area" in that it's close to everything is the ONLY thing they have going. The "office manager" at check in in the pirate store was very rude. The hotel room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed overnight during piratefest in order to not risk driving after a few drinks. What a friendly welcome! I was surprised by how clean the rooms were and what an easy walk to downtown, beach, shopping and even a 7-eleven. Yes the rooms are a little dated...but I found it very charming and you can sit... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

As the title says. Old is OK, but they really need to do some updating to this place. Tropical colors do not always make for a great visit. The price was right. The location was very good. Not one place in the room to hang clothes. A mirror on the wall could have been replaced with a small clothes hanger.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My friends and I stayed here sober would not have to drive back home after we had girl's night out. I would definitely come back. I got a great deal on a room- that was nothing mind blowing but clean, comfortable and well equipped. We were right by the pool which was nice. I loved the dock out back where... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This being a last minute trip for us, not sure what we would get...we're pleased with the results. We weren't looking for anything fancy so Shipwreck met our needs. It is a bit old (probably a happening place in the past based on its location), but was clean, beds were comfy, on site parking (although we now know a car... More 

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Walker, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

You check in for the motel at the store on Old San Carlos Blvd. The rooms are located down a cobblestone alley behind the store, opening up to the harbor/canal behind the store. The rooms are in a very cute, quiet area along or near the harbor. Colorfully painted, and furnished "beach-style", it's a very pleasant experience unless you want... More 

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Long Island NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We were in Fort Myers (our first time) visiting with family. The beach hotels were pretty packed and. $206 a night at the Shipwreck Motel was the best we could do. Our room smelled dank and was sparsely furnished--only one night table, no headboard for the bed. But it's the beach so we bought a scented candle from the honky... More 

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Coon Rapids
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel during the Shrimp festival because everything else was already booked or too expensive. We were quite surprised on how clean it was and the rooms did not smell. The staff was very nice and very accommodating. They held our luggage in a room for us after check out and let us use their pool all... More 

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Address: 237 Old San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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