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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Stuart, Florida
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to rebook Jensen's for this year since we have stayed there previously and unfortunately found the response from the hotel much different. We stayed with friends for a anniversary weekend before and they have rebooked however when we went to book the same penthouse suite as we had last time we were informed that there is a 3... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in beach suite #3. It was clean and well stocked. Contrary to other reviews, they provided coffee. And beach towels, umbrellas, shell nets, lounge chairs, etc. The view was great, watching the birds and dolphins was fun. It was within walking distance to town. I'll stay here again.

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

It's a jewel of a find. Nearly a private beach away from the masses tastefully decorated comfortable and well equipped cottages. Screened in porch area for breakfast or drinks. Polite clientele attentive and friendly hosts. Free service washing facilities with even detergent offered complimentary for guests. A Family establishment. Helpful suggestion to the host would be to provide a serving... More 

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Barryville, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My daughter and I chose "on the beach suite" because it was advertised as "as close as it gets to sleeping on the beach". Jensen's website map portrait end it as a stand-alone cottage nearest the beach. It was actually a bottom floor/basement room not even big enough to accommodate 1 suitcase let alone 2, with two floors of rooms... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed one night at Jensen's. Our room was steps away from the beach so we were able to enjoy the sunset. The room was spotless with very comfortable bedding. This was our first visit to Captiva Island and we look forward to a return visit.

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Decatur, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Being born in Fort Myers and travelling back on so many occasions and staying on both islands, there is no question, Jensen's is the BEST option for a stay on these beautiful islands! Great choices for couples or small or large families! Right in the center of Captiva, on the beach, near shopping and restaurants....you don't have to go to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

What I love about this place is that when you get there you just fall in love the view from the room is amazing the service is great but not pretentious we had a great time going out to the beach just relaxing and enjoying ourselves this place will chill you out in the matter of hours and you want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Just what I needed!I walked into Jensens Marina and encountered many smiling faces....John, one of the brothers assured me he had a room to suit my needs. John took the time to show me a spacious fish camp room with all the amenities...however, that was not the room for me. He never hesitated and called Jensens Cottages. The smiling cleaning... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

True Southern hospitality. Very laid back with excellent attitudes. Place isnt stuffy like alot of Marinas. Cant wait to visit again. Beware of low tide if you are on a larger vessel. Great time to go rainy season.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The Jensen's is close enough to walk to the shops and restaurants but far enough away to enjoy a quiet beach experience. The staff is top notch. Friendly and kind (you'll have to end the conversation yourself though or you'll run out of time). Oh yes, clean. And when I say clean, I mean, like new clean! Kind of makes... More 

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