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Song of the Sea

3.0 of 5
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863 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 2nd visit. This time we got a suite for more room which gave us a tiny living room with a love seat. A small table was cramped in the space with little room to navigate. There is no place to stretch out or put your feet up except the bed (which are due for replacement). While the... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear denver1978, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback from your recent stay at Song of the Sea. I am sorry to hear that there were a few hiccups during your stay, but I am glad you were able to enjoy your time here while relaxing and enjoying the quaint atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Plymouth, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small hotel was beautiful inside and out! The rooms were quaint, comfortable and clean with a kitchen (great for reheating lots of leftovers from fabulous dinners on the island) and a partial view of the ocean. The breakfasts were also wonderful - pastries, breads and waffles with fresh fruit and juices - great way to start the day! The... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Lisa B, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Song of the Sea! I am very pleased to know that you were able to enjoy your time here with your family while taking advantage of our many amenities. The hammock is by far the most relaxing place in my opinion! We look forward to seeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Song of the Sea at the end of July/beginning of August 2015. Having stayed their before, we has a good idea of what to expect, and we were not disappointed yet again. The rooms were charming and clean and the free breakfast in the morning was always good. The staff went to extra lengths to help... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ed H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Song of the Sea! I am very pleased that you enjoyed your second stay with us and I am glad you were able to enjoy the amenities that we offer. The cookies are always a great way to cap off an afternoon spent at the beach.... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was great 4106 ground floor opened to the pool and jaccuzzi. Couldn't see the beach but it wasn't far away. Couldn't see the sun sets but had beautiful sunrises. Shallow water great for swimming. Paddle boats and bikes available for free. Had fun exploring the island. They have a trolly also and a small bagel waffle breakfast was nice.... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear James L, Thank you for taking a moment to share your kind thoughts on Song of the Sea! I am glad to hear that you were able to relax and enjoy your Anniversary while you were with us. Thank you for allowing our staff to serve you and provide you with an excellent stay. We look forward to seeing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very easy to get to from the causeway. It's on the quieter end of the island, but within a short drive to anything you need or want to see. We were greeted with cookies and coffee and the staff actually sat and talked with us in a personable way upon check in. We stayed in the Athens... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Donaldmama, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience at SOng of the Sea! I'm sorry to hear you experienced the rain storm, but I am glad to hear our staff was still able to counter that and provide you with an exquisite visit with us. We are glad you enjoyed the quaint, relaxed atmosphere of... More 

Lisle, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we stayed at Song of the Sea, we had an upstairs room facing the water. We were in a building further away from the water than I anticipated, but it worked out ok. The room was very clean and large. Nice bed and comfy linens. The hotel did not have a bar or restaurant; you had to walk to... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Debby B, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Song of the Sea! I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us and were able to enjoy the peaceful, relaxing atmosphere from our patio during breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant General Manager More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Stayed here two nights just to get away from life for a minute. The facility was clean and well maintained. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. The pool and hot tub were clean. Bikes, paddle boards and kayaks were free with reservation but are first come first serve. We will be returning to this hotel.

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Valdes382, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Song of the Sea! I am very glad to know that our staff provided you with an excellent stay and allowed you to take a couple of days to get away from the real world. We look to welcoming you back very soon. Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We loved our stay here. Song of the Sea is small, intimate, and quiet. The staff was wonderful and helped make our honeymoon stay perfect! I loved our breakfasts on the patio...fresh blueberries and strawberries. Loved the extras although we only took advantage of the beach chairs and free bikes. Next time I plan to kayak and paddle board. Thank... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sande M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Song of the Sea! I am pleased to know that you had a wonderful honeymoon with us and were able to enjoy some of our complimentary amenities. Next time you visit, you will become a kayak/paddle board pro! We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

Austin Texas
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83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Amzing place that is well kept and clean. We stayed in an upstairs unit and it was perfect for us. Screen in porch , comfortable bed and a ceiling fan! room was larger than I expected and the kitchen was perfect for our needs. pool was nice and clean and the view was absolutely stunning! breakfast buffet was fresh and... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear lornem, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay at Song of the Sea! I am pleased to know that our accommodations were perfect your needs and allowed you to thoroughly enjoy your time with us. The Florida heat is quite strong, but luckily our delightful breakfast helped you stay refreshed. We look forward to your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a low key relaxing week here. Didn't rent a car. Used the free bikes to go everywhere we needed. Restaurants are an easy bike away as is the grocery store. We used the grill at the hotel to cook and eat on the beach one night. Beach is directly in front and shelling was great. Great walking and... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ann G, Thank you for sharing your experience at Song of the Sea! I am very pleased to know that our staff was able to take great care of you while providing an excellent vacation. It sounds like you were also able to take in some of the great sights that Sanibel has to offer while you used our... More 

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