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Tarpon Lodge & Restaurant

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13771 Waterfront Drive, Pineland, FL 33922
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Cape Cod, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Built in 1926, the Tarpon Lodge has a genuine 'old Florida' feel to it. It looks like a great place to shoot a film noir. Our room was on the second floor facing the ocean, and had a small screened balcony. The room was simple, but comfortable and clean. Fishing and boating are the main activities here.

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Naples, Florida
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice meal. Would like to stay here as a get away. Brochures showed this is a hot spot for local entertainment as well. Very cozy setting. We walked the ground before eating here. Had been told about this restaurant, would probably not necessarily have chosen it had we not been told about it.

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Princeton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch at the Lodge and it was awesome. Each of us in the group of 4 had a different entree and they were all super. Price was very reasonalbe for being so remote and the place had amazing old world charm and service. Great place to enjoy the view of the gulf.

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Thank Katherine9828
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a truly great experience at Tarpon Lodge, and most definitely will return. First we were greeted by very welcoming staff. Our room was cozy, with a nice view and plenty of natural light. Surprisingly it was quiet as well, even though it is directly above the bar on the main level. The highlight of our visit was dinner!... More 

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Adrian, Michigan, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The lodge itself was built in the 1920s, but we stayed in the newer Island house which is on stilts. We had a waterview room with a balcony overlooking the well tended grounds and the docks. Georgeous! The room was small but adequate. The kingsized bed was quite comfortable and everything was very clean. It is a great place to... More 

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Thank Hank C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island in December. What a great little piece of "old world Florida." We had owned a canal lot on Pine Island for several years, but had never stayed overnight. What a delight this place was. Only 12 units in the motel section. Expertly maintained grounds, waterfront rooms, friendliest staff anywhere. We will be... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had eaten atTarpon Lodge before and were anxious to bring our East Coast 'foody friends' over here to try the restaurant out as well. In the past we were always pleasantly surprised by the menu options and cuisine and we have very fond dining memories. Unfortunately we had a different experience this time around. Not sure if they have... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We took a road trip and wanted to visit the island known as Pine Island. Little did we know that there are three "communities" on Pine Island, Pineland, St. James City and Bokeelia. We took the time to visit all the areas, but we were truly in search of the famous "Tarpon Lodge". It has been there since 1926 and... More 

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Hollywood, Florida, United States
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This was a wonderful little get away after Christmas. Although it's Old Florida our room was lovely and updated with a classy tropical theme and a little balcony to watch the sunsets. The staff was wonderful, especially Darleen in the office. The restaurant was awesome....fresh seafood! Such a beautiful and relaxing place. We can't wait to go back!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I walked in this amazing little corner of what was to be a slice of Old Florida hidden away -- could not believe it. I thought I was going to see Ernest Hemmingway perched at the bar! It was so peaceful and relaxing and unlike Key West -- you felt like you were the only people who had found this... More 

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