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The PalmView

706 Donax, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
The PalmView
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Des Moines area
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

We have stayed at this Inn several times in the past few years. The manager always makes us feel welcomed in this relaxed, peaceful enviroment. The rooms are always exceptionally clean and cozy, and has everything we need to feel comfortable. Bikes are available to ride, fully equipped kitchen, outdoor seating to sit and visit with friends or read a... More 

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941cjy, Owner at The PalmView, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write such a kind review. We appreciate you being a return guest, and that our Manager has always made you feel so at home. We are new owners, so you noticing our improvements is wonderful. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review, and we hope to... More 

new york
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

I had the pleasure of visiting Sanibel Island for the first time,going over the bridge was like leaving all your cares behind, the Biking, seashell beaches,the wild lives, the sunsets,and the people being so friendly take your breath away,but most outstanding event was staying in the Calossa room at the palm-view Inn I loved the colors, it was spacious, clean... More 

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941cjy, Owner at The PalmView, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so glad you had such a relaxing vacation and that the Palmview Inn could be part of that. Sanibel is certainly special. Thank you again, and we hope you visit us soon. More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

We are nature photographers and so much in love with the Island's character, its people, its quaint small town atmosphere and the Island's emphasis on preservation awareness of its natural resources. We would not consider staying anywhere else while visiting this unique barrier island! The nature trails, the bird life and preservation efforts that Sanibel has enacted to preserve this... More 

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941cjy, Owner at The PalmView, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review regarding the Palmview Inn and our Manager. We appreciate that you have continued to stay at the Palmview, and that our Manager has been instrumental in this. As you have said the Islands are so special, and as Nature Lovers you really understand the character of Sanibel and... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

We loved these cozy cottages just a short 5 minute walk to the beach. The owner was there everyday and answered all our questions with very friendly suggestions. We have found our new Sanibel home.

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941cjy, Owner at The PalmView, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review regarding your stay at the Palmview Inn. We are happy our Manager was able to answer your questions, and be so helpful. We are new owners, so we are pleased you enjoyed one of our newly decorated units. Thank you again for your review, and we hope to see you soon. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

The location is perfect, a short walk to the beach and a short bike ride to shops and restaurants. What I really loved was having so much space, our own little house to relax at after exploring the island. It was so clean and complete with a kitchen and living room. There is even onsite laundry offered, a grill and... More 

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941cjy, Owner at The PalmView, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review regarding your stay at the Palmview Inn. We are happy you enjoyed your accomodations, and that our Manager was so helpful to you. We hope to see you again soon at the Palmview, and thank you so much for your review. More 

ft lauderdale
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8 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

My family and dogs stay here a few times a year for the past 5 years. It is clean, quiet inexpensive and best of all dog friendly. It is a short walk to the beach on donax rd to a great central part of Sanibel island beach. It is never crowded. It is very close to the central business area... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

My husband and I stay at the Palmview whenever we go to Sanibel, which is 2-3 times/year. We have been coming here for years. It is DOG FRIENDLY!!! We take our 3 dachshunds, and they love it. Sanibel is one of the few beaches in Florida that allows dogs on the beach. There are only a few places you can... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2010

Just returned from a week's stay at the Palm View and found it very cozy and comforable for the price. Clean room, nicely furnished, nice fluffy towels and a king sized bed! I have stayed at small inns before and they have not been as nice. We had the use of bikes, that while not exactly new, were fine for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

The PalmView is and small hotel with just a handful of units. It's not a fancy, high end motel with room service, or even daily maid service. But it's very comfortable, very clean and very inexpensive in comparison to other Sanibel lodgings. It's also very quiet. Since there's no pool (but there is a hot tub), there's not a lot... More 

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Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

I was really turned off by the service. Upon our arrival we were not shown or advised of the amenities on the premises, ie grill, washer/dryer, hot tub and any guidelines or hours of use. No inquiry into our trip or any other small talk. The key had been left in our room upon our arrival, but we had not... More 

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