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Shalimar Cottages and Motel

2.5 of 5 2823 West Gulf Drive, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my husband and I are staying in one of the Gulf View cottages right now for the next week. I am very impressed with the cleanliness, the service, and the friendliness of the owners and all people that work here.We are from Michigan and I planned this whole trip online, when we arrived here there were no surprises and everything... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you are enjoying your stay with us! Review such as this do not get any better and we hope to see you joining us for not just March, but for years to come! For any questions, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than... More 

Warwick, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a week at this charming cottage and motel right on the beach. We began the day with a walk on the beach, then relaxed by the pool and watched the sunset from our screened in porch. We cooked breakfast and lunch in the room and had everything we needed for a full meal. The staff is friendly and... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Shalimar Cottage and Motel! We are glad you had a relaxing getaway and hope you enjoyed the great sunsets that Sanibel has to offer! Thank you for this great review! Hope to see you come back soon! Shalimar Management and Staff. More 

Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights. Family managed hotel with very good Infrastructure and helpful people. When we arrived and asked for a restaurant we were recommend to Sanibar Restaurant just a 5 Minute Walk away from Sanibar. Perfect recommandation. If you have children you can cook your room using an electric oven or a Microwave. There is also a huge... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! We are gland to hear about your great experience! As for the negatives, please contact the front desk as soon as any questions pop up or if any maintenance is needed! We have a great staff and... More 

Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have friends who have been coming here for dozens of years. Very nice location and beautiful beach. But choose your room wisely. We stayed in the motel, unit 3. We could hear every step taken by our upstairs neighbors and could hear their television. If you can swing the money to stay in a cottage rather than the motel,... More 

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Ely, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went to Sanibel Island in Florida to visit the Shalimar Resort. The grounds are so well kept & clean! The cabins and the motel units are nice and both have a kitchen, though of course the motel kitchen is smaller. Their restaurant (the Sandbar) is just a couple doors down and made us feel welcome right away. The... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this wonderful review! We do our best to keep the grounds well kept and clean! It is great to hear that we are doing a great job! Also, Thank You about the comments about the Sandbar! it is really a great place to eat! As you mentioned, recently they received an award for Top Seafood restaurant on... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resort was recommended by the tourist office we were pleased with the accommodation and location Good size clean motel style room with great beach view well equipped and comfortable The location was on the beach and a short walk to a restaurant

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this great Review! It is great to hear you enjoyed Sanibel's “Fabulous Beach”! We hope to see you join us again soon! Shalimar Management and Staff More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Shalimar Cottages and Motel are located right on the beach with perfect access to the Gulf Shore. Our accommodations include a fully equipped kitchen, large room with 2 queen beds , and a fully screened in balcony with a Gulf View. Motel Room #16 is located on the 2nd floor which made for very nice view of the beach... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for your great review about Shalimar Cottages and Motel! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the view and anything else that we have to offer!. Thank You again! Shalimar Management and Staff More 

Franklin, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place seems like a dream of another era. Cottages sitting on the sand so close to the sea that I can watch dolphins play from the window. Furnished with linens and kitchen ready for cooking or making tea or coffee. Quiet except for sounds of the sea and rain on the metal roof. Expect sun and sand and sea... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! It is great to hear about your wonderful time here at Shalimar! We are glad to be your "favorite spot in all the world" and we hope we could only get better as you return and spend more time with us! Thanks again, Shalimar Management and Staff More 

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We spent a 3 nights at this wonderful location. The grounds were immaculately kept. The front desk personnel we more than friendly and helpful. They provided everything you could possible ask for. The location was great, right on the sand. The rooms were very clean with a small kitchenette. A nice screened in balcony over looked the gulf. I would... More 

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

We are glad to hear about your wonderful stay at Shalimar Cottages and Motel! We do our best to upkeep the property and we are glad to hear we are doing a good job. A thank you goes out to you from our front desk staff about your great comments! Hope to see you join us again! Thanks again, Shalimar... More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Shalimar just keeps getting better and better! Just never disappoints us. Rooms are very clean and the improvements are beautiful. We really are looking forward to staying in one of the new rooms. We love it and can't wait to come back!!

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ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this wonderful review! We love to see people coming back year to year! We are happy to be able to offer you what you are looking for! Hope to see you come back for as many year as you have already stayed with us plus many more! See you in May! More 

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Address: 2823 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shalimar Cottages and Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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