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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Jensen's "On the Gulf"
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Captiva Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boca Raton, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just went to Captiva Island for the first time and loved staying at Jensens'. As so many said in Trip Advisor, the staff could not be friendlier. We think Jensen's location on Captiva Island is ideal. We've been lucky to take nice trips to many resorts over the years, and debated whether to stay at South Seas or Jensen's but... More

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Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
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62 reviews 62 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at almost every place on Captiva over the years and finally got a chance to stay recently at Jensen's. It is by far the best deal on the island. The picture on this site must have been taken from our balcony. We had a great view of the beach and a short walk from our unit. Everyone... More

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Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a first-time week at Jensen's. We stayed in the Post Office Sweet, which we found extremely clean and comfortable. Fully-equipped and immaculate kitchen as part of a Great Room, with screened porch in the back. It's a little strange entering through the bedroom, but we quickly got used to it. Bathroom was basic, but clean and functional.... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The location was outstanding. The gulf side of the property sits on a section of beach surrounded by private homes. The beach never had more than ten people at one time. The room was exactly as advertised, small, functional, and on the beach. The staff was very accommodating. The check in and out was the easiest i can remember. The... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We found this on Tripadvisor and with the great review gave it a try and I was better than the reviews. We checked on Tuesday and room was ready about 1:30pm, which was a bonus. We stayed in the Post Office Suite for 5 nights. Its doesn't have a gulf view which I was a little disappointed until we got... More

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Miami
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We've vacationed at Jensen's since I was a child and it as always been the best place to stay. Now we've brought the third generation of our family here and it was still a lot of fun. Stayed in the Beach Nest this time and it was beautiful. I loved the screened in deck to have breakfast but the open... More

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a great 4 night stay at the Post Office Sweet, it was lovely to have a kitchen with a large fridge to keep the wine/beer and water cool and to be able to make breakfast to eat on the covered veranda(we could hear the traffic but it didn't bother us at all). The whole house was very clean... More

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

These guys treated us really well. John is a truly delightful man and he made our visit. Staff was awesome too.I know it helped that we were staying at their hotel on the gulf side. They appreciate it and certainly take double good care of you.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had reserved a room for a long weekend in June. Unfortunately, I broke my foot and am wearing a "boot". A beach vacation didn't seem like such a good idea now. Though it was outside of money refund limits, Kevin was very helpful in returning our deposit. Look forward to visiting them soon.

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Metuchen
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and arrived on May 16th, my husband's 60th birthday. And he promised to bring me back for my big 60! I'm already counting the days. Let me just say this is our 5th or 6th stay with Jensen's and it a perfect gem on the Gulf of Mexico. The Jensen brothers take pride in keeping the grounds, rooms... More

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Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida

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Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Our intimate setting & front row seat to glorious sunsets will take your breath away. Reserve one of our beach homes, cottages or view suites and learn the secret of the best location on Captiva! Walk to everything including our Jensen's Twin Palm Resort & Marina on Captiva Island's bayside for Boating & Fishing. Join the generations who've returned in the last 30+ years the Jensens have preserved this natural beauty on Captiva Island. ... more   less 
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