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Casa Ybel Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2255 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #9 of 28 hotels in Sanibel Island
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
GonzaloGarcia Miami, Florida
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the greatest resort in Sanibel, a bit expensive but totally worth it. Bartenders at the pool bar are very friendly, not so much the ones at the restaurant. Even if you are not staying at the hotel, stop over to eat something and chill. The porch is great for an afternoon coffee.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place to stay. The units are beautiful and the grounds are well maintained. Beach is outstanding and very private and for those who like a pool better it is well situated and has a lovely poolside restaurant /bar. This is our fifth year coming here and we will be back!

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful resort. Very relaxing and quiet. Definitely the best beach for shelling and we went all around!! The food at the restaurant was fabulous and uniformly excellent. Service all around was very good. We will go back soon!!!! We had a second floor one bedroom..... Even better: we were so relaxed after 4 days my wife forgot her wallet in... More

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Milwaukee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is picture perfect for a wedding and ranks high on the The Knot. We had our daughters wedding April 5, 2014 on a perfect sunny 80 degree day. They handled the details perfectly and the wedding planner, Tori, was wonderful. The only dark spot was the food. We had ordered a substitute for the jasmine rice, a risotto... More

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philadelphia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time staying at Casa Ybel in a two bedroom unit. Perfect location, right on the gulf. Price is a bit steep but you are paying for the location. Lot's of room for outdoor play. Pool side restaurant a great convenience. Love having a tennis pro available for lessons/clinics. Really miss the courtside water fountain and loss of the sign... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd never been to Casa Ybel, having strictly chosen it from researching on the Web, and what a treat! The property is well located, the grounds beautifully maintained, a nice pool/hot tub area and convenient access to the beach. The buildings and rooms are kept up nicely; we didn't observe any defects in our room at all. Our room was... More

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minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

We've come here Spring break since our kids were babies...now teens. Perfect spot on ocean with huge pool, kiddie pool, poolside bar/restaurant, shuffleboard, beach volleyball, tennis, basketball, beach chair/umbrella set up's for rent, kids club, daily activities. Pool is busy...filled with kids but not crazy wild. Good fun. Units we stay in are timeshare rentals..beautiful, coatal themed and updated regularly.... More

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Plano, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We spent a long weekend here in a beachfront two bedroom condo...room 179. The baths were small and poorly appointed although equipped with plenty of towels. The king size bed was too soft for us. We paid $575 a night for in essence a $200 a night room with no cleaning service. The beach was pretty much walkout from our... More

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CasaYbel-Mgr, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marilee W Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We value your feedback and appreciate your business. We're glad to read you enjoyed the beach and the proximity to it from your two bedroom two bathroom suite. January through April is the peak travel season for the island. We hope you'll consider Casa Ybel Resort on... More

Brookfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Beautiful property, nice little bar. Wonderful calamari! Drinks a bit overpriced. Nice waitstaff. Great for a quick pick me up drink and appetizers if you are walking the beach and want to stop it. We would return.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is one of my favorite resorts. I had not been here for ten years -- we returned for a long weekend trip this month. Nothing had changed. The resort is beautiful -- right on the beach. Because the beach curves, we could see both the sunrise and the sunset from the beach -- a plus for photographers (see attached)... More

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Additional Information about Casa Ybel Resort

Address: 2255 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Ybel Resort 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Natural, secluded and exclusive, historic Casa Ybel Resort epitomizes the sanctuary, old-island spirit of Sanibel. Occupying 23 acres of beach front property isolated from commercial enterprise, the resort forms a sheltered getaway where romantic surroundings and outdoor recreation attract couples and families alike. Travelers have found respite and hospitality here since the 1890's. ... more   less 
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