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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed 1 week at the sea urchin cabin #10. Cottage was basic but nice wooden floors and bath robes were a great touch. Heating/air worked perfectly and ceiling fans too. Full compact kitchen and super king bed. Pool at 4 1/2 feet good for lap swims or just cooling off. Beach is a 2 minute walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to skip all the hassle and gifts this year and head to the beach with our rather large family instead. We had stayed at the Shalimar Motel in 1998 and decided to try out one of the cottages this time, since our family had grown considerably. We had the upper unit #13 of the Cottage rentals. The accommodations... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice location. Beach access. Room was decorated nicely but the construction was poor. Stayed on the bottom floor and heard the people on the top floor walking around all night long. Was hard to sleep. Main problem was that the guy at the front desk rented our room out from under us. We paid for two nights and he said... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Sanibel without reservations on a road trip in December. Our first stop was the Tourist Info Center just over the bridge for help with places to stay for a few days. A charming woman asked us a few questions and made a few calls and we ended up at Shalimar Cottages and Motel. Our adorable cottage was... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I read on a picture frame, this is a great place to relax, refresh, and rewind. There are cottages, rooms, and and two-bedroom apartments to choose from at Shalimar. I stayed in a room and it was clean and comfortable, The resort is right on the beach and is a perfect spot for long walks and watching the sunrise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second Christmas at the Shalimar - sooo glad I came back! Husband stayed home this year. Just love it here and would highly recommend to anyone thinking about Sanibel! Love, love, love it! If you want privacy, this is the place for you. Right on the beach and you almost feel like you are "lost" on a tropical island! Really... More 

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

We are glad to hear about you coming back! Thank You for this great review! Thank You for your high recommendations! We hope to see you come back any time! Thank You again! Shalimar Management and Staff More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 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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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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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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
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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