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Tarpon Tale Inn

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367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reidsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first visit to Sanibel Island. The innskeepers at Tarpon Tale were very friendly and helpful. Dawn gave great suggestions on restaurants, shelling beaches and places to visit while on Sanibel. Having traveled to world due to being a military family, we found Tarpon Tale to be a unique and inviting experience. We stayed in the Island Sunset... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Tarpon Tale Inn is perfect for a long weekend or a long term rental. Each of the rooms are unique and they offer their guests the use of beach chairs,umbrellas and bikes! We loved it and will be back!

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Sanibel Island -we were staying in Miami and decided to make the drive to stay for the night. We called several places, but chose the Tarpon Tale because of how helpful Dawn was over the phone. We were traveling with our 2 year old and using a pack n play. Dawn answered our many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit to Sanibel and we really had a great stay at Tarpon Tale Inn. The owners are very nice and we felt that we were in a combination hotel/bed and breakfast atmosphere. Our room, which was very clean, had what we needed and came with homemade cookies as a nice treat! The Inn is very close... More 

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Billings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I stayed here for a weekend beach vacation. I chose this particular place because of the affordable price and the tripadvisor reviews- we were not disappointed! First of all we were due to arrive late on a Friday night- and because this particular place is more of a "family run" type of place no one would be available... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came during spring break and loved it so much, we came back with the kids. We'll be back every year! So quaint! Service was great! Location is perfect. Bikes and hammocks for all visitors! Love that the beach AND the bakery are a short walk away!

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Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Amazing and quaint little inn! Phyllis was very helpful and made check-in a breeze. She gave me a tour of the place and I was in complete awe. They had beach equipment, a grill, shell shucking station, plenty of seating/lounging areas under shady trees, and my favorite: free bike rentals. The room itself was cozy and decorated tastefully. I stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife and I decided to spend two nights at Tarpon Tale Inn for our first anniversary. What a wonderful stay. We stayed in the Lighthouse II room and it was perfect for the both of us; plenty of space. We arrived early and grabbed lunch and Dawn let us check in a little bit early. We were given a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

First time in Sanibel! What an amazing place... I cannot wait to go back. My mom and I only stayed 2 night and definitely coming back! Tarpon Tale Inn has the perfect location... The beach and restaurants are right there! We stayed in the birdhouse and it was great! It was nice, clean and cozy! They have bikes to ride... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed there for our Honeymoon, I wasn't sure what to expect - so I was very pleasantly surprised! The cottages are very quaint, the quality of the linens & towels is wonderful. The use of beach towels and bicycles was wonderful! It was a tiny piece of heaven! We will definitely return!!

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