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2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1237 Anhigna Lane, Sanibel Island, FL
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Ranked #6 of 10 Sanibel Island B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All you need is your swimsuit and clothes. They have towels, backpack chairs w / cooler bag, beach toys, umbrellas, and carts to carry it all to the beach 10 minutes away walking. The porches and seating areas were everywhere. With only 6 units it can't be crowded. It was quiet and the courtyard was filled with native flora, and... More

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8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Walking distance to a few dining facilities, a famous ice cream establishment & beaches Large rooms w/ microwave & refrigerator etc Clean inside & the grounds are inviting especially @ dusk/night Wonderful place w/out frills & has off-campus pool A perfect quiet old skol quaint well-appointed place to stay at

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We've stayed at all different types of resorts and hotels all over. The nicest resort on Key West and 5 star all included in Jamaica. None have hospitality like the Parrot Nest on Sanibel Island. It's was perfect.... 0 complaints! 😄😄😄😄 -suite 4 was awesome. Upgrades have been done since photo was uploaded. Very very clean! - Tempur- Pedic sleep... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in room 2, King size sleep number bed Clean mid century decor. Free wi-fi, flat screen tv. Carts, beach umbrella's, chairs, all available on site! Short walk to the beach. 1 block over and down about 2 blocks. We would definitely come back!!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Where is the Florida of the Highwaymen paintings? Much of it is sunk under the concrete exclusive private villas and ugly condominium/vacation complexes. The Parrot Nest, however, is a welcome exception to the concrete pastel jungle of development. Located in a quiet neighborhood of Sanibel, the 1950 era motel has several one story buildings circling a central garden. The room... More

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Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We stayed in the little cottage - separate building. Even though it was small, it was very cute and cozy! About 7 minute walk to the beach - across the street. We truly enjoyed the visit. Very quiet and relaxing.

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Middletown, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

For anyone who has ever went to the Parrot Nest in Sanibel Island, I am sure you will agree with my assessment. We returned there again this year as in the past 7 years, only to find that Brenda and Lenny were no longer there as the Innkeepers. They were so warm and friendly and no matter what the need... More

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Shauna591, Manager at Parrot Nest, responded to this review

I have worked on Sanibel Island for over 15 years in the small Inn and motel industry.I also worked many years ago at Parrot Nest(with the owner before now) and am very excited to be back (December 2014) it's kind of full circle for me. I must also say at this point, I believe everyone is entitled to their opinion... More

Salisbury, Dorset, England
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263 reviews 263 reviews
145 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This is a sort of quirky quiet island motel with no on site staff. We enjoyed it very much indeed, but if you want on site managers this is not the place for you. We were in Room 5 which was huge, recently renovated I would say, with a very good king bed, well equipped kitchen and a good bathroom.... More

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Cape Charles, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I really want to say that everything is wonderful here as in stays several years ago but something just isn't in synch. The location is great since it's on the West end of the island and away from the congestion and noise. Lighthouse Café, ice cream store and West End Deli are within extremely easy walking distance. But, something's missing... More

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Venice, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed here in January 2014. Nice sized room, helpful staff (when you can locate them) but the place is tired, like most of the cottages in the area. Good value for money, spacious rooms with full size fridge. Appliances are noisy. There might be better places for the price but I enjoyed my time here.

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Address: 1237 Anhigna Lane, Sanibel Island, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Parrot Nest 2*
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