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Driftwood Inn

711 Donax St., Sanibel Island, FL
Driftwood Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value for the money, especially the 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom in the off season. Nice location to access lots of the fun things to do on the island. Quiet in the bedrooms, but it's on a busy road, so ask for the suites in the back, if you can get them. It comes partially equipped, in that you need... More 

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Sturgis, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I stayed at the Driftwood Inn for three weeks in May/June 2015. The cottage was charming, clean and spacious. Bridget was more than accommodating and provided everything I needed to make my extended stay on the island a wonderful experience. It was only a very short walk to the beach, maybe 5 minutes. The cottage was pet friendly so I... More 

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Medfield MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Mu husband and I just returned from a 4-day stay in one of these charming "cottages." We were pleasantly surprised by everything we saw, given how affordable the place was. The rooms were spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The kitchen was stocked with whatever we needed. Bedding was comfortable, although the mattresses were a bit hard for our taste. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I give this place only four stars because I wasn't aware that the cottages are actually duplexes. BUT, they are very room, totally well appointed, comfy, clean and worth the price. Bridgette was very helpful with reservations and preparations, and helped out with a couple of minor details after we arrived. The beach is an easy walk, as well as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

These new owners were super nice to us and our dogs. Any issues we had, they solved. The lodging was very roomy and clean. With the many bike trails, we were convenient to everything we needed. We will definitely stay here again.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The new owners are great, and cared about if I had any concerns. The space was perfect for our stay. It was especially nice that we got to bring out furry friend with us, he loved the beach. It was great to have a kitchen to cook lunch, and great to have so many restaurant choices for dinner at night.... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We just spent 3 nights at the Driftwood Inn & Cottages. Our cottage was very comfortable and pleasant. The new owners went out of their way to make certain that we had everything we needed. We were about a block from the beach with easy access. If you love old Florida then this is an outstanding place to stay at... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We chose this place after reading the reviews, and comparing the other hotels near by. Seemed like a good value. We had no Wi-Fi, and the beach "a short walk away" was private to the hotel guests. We had to drive a few miles down the road and paid $2 hr to a Public Beach. The street is busy, but... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Walking past hotels and large condo complexes made me appreciate the Driftwood even more. It's quiet and really well located. A quick walk to a bicycle rental • about one block to the beach • along a lovely bike path. The cottages are comfortable and neat. The screened porch was my go-to place when I wasn't recreating around the island.... More 

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Franklin Furnace, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My wife and I just stayed here last week. Jane is a great hostess. It is a great place for relaxing. It is along a kind of busy street, but it is really quite. We went just inside the off season and were able to get a great rate. Where else can you get a kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathroom... More 

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