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Gulf Breeze Cottages

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1081 Shell Basket Lane, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Simsbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cute little collection of cottages is nicely located, just steps from a lovely beach and a nice 2 mile walk to Sanibel's lighthouse. There are a number of amenities included (free WiFi, grills, beach umbrellas/chairs/towels/floats. There is a reasonably priced washer & dryer. The complaint we directed to the manager - a dirty quilt (ewwww!) - was attended to... More 

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Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little free-standing cottages that are well-supplied and nicely maintained. You can hear waves breaking on the beach from your bedroom! This is a great option for those that want to prepare their own meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It had been 28 years since I last visited Sanibel. I was so glad to see that there were any cottages left to rent at all...and Gulf Breeze turned out to be absolutely lovely. The cottage was well appointed, clean, and with charming style and decor. A perfectly wonderful place to stay, I would recommend Gulf Breeze to anyone wanting... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We spent 8 very happy days at The Gulf Breeze Cottages. Location was excellent. Every morning we got up and walked right into the beach. We loved that they supplied chairs and towels (and it looked like sand toys for kids) and that we could rent bikes directly from them. For us, access to the Gulf was a priority, but... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review - we are delighted that you had such a great vacation at Gulf Breeze Cottages! We do our best to supply our guests needs on this beautiful beach. More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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148 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

First found the Gulf Breeze cottages in the mid 80's. Off the beaten path, clean and relaxing. Just what the Sanibel experience calls for. Started out as a couple, had Apt #2 the first trip. Later, subsequent trips called for larger quarters when the first, then the second child arrived. Our last several visits were in #10 which has the... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

We couldn't agree more - it is beautiful here on Sanibel! Thank you for sharing your memories of Gulf Breeze Cottages - we hope your family will visit us again. More 

Richland, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We stayed in Cottage 2. The cottage was very very clean and so adorably quaint. Everything on the property is well maintained. Just steps from the beach. Office staff is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Looking forward to next time!

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our property. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was very clean and the grounds well maintained. Kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. The gulf is just steps away and chairs, beach towels, bikes, grills were supplied as well. Nothing fancy but If you like small "mom and pop" places this is the place for... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Gulf Breeze Cottages provides everything needed for a fun beach vacation - we'll look forward to seeing you again! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Was next to the beach with easy access. We thought we would start early to catch the low tide and collect some shells. When we reached the beach we found that we were already late to the party. The property is very well maintained and with very nice decor. Highly recommended for a relaxing getaway.

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - our cottages are perfect for a quiet, relaxing beach get-away. We hope to see you on your next shelling adventure to Sanibel! More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

My husband and I stayed for two nights in cottage 11 with our two young sons. We really enjoyed our stay - the cottage was just the right size for the four of us, clean and comfortable. Best of all we loved being a minute away from the beach, and waking up to the sight of the ocean. Loved that... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property - we're happy to have been a part of your fun family vacation and look forward to seeing you again! More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

You're sure to find rest and relaxation in this un-crowded atmosphere. A jewel of Southwest Florida. If you are looking for peace and quiet and a bit of Old Sanibel try it....I know you won't be disappointed!

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property-we really appreciate it! Hope to see you again on your next trip to Sanibel. More 

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