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Sanibel Cottages Resort

2341 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We spent a few days here and can honestly say that it was everything we expected, a bit of old style Florida cottage living absent the concrete jungle you see on so much waterfront in the state. If your taste is a relaxed atmosphere with a congenial staff their to help when needed this is for you, I highly recommend... More 

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White Mountains of New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We traded thru interval. Very spacious, well decorated and equipped. The balconies are huge, one screened and one open. Convenient to everything; beautiful grounds and beach. One of the nicest condos we've ever stayed at in the last 10 years. Staff not available 24/7 as it's a small unit and they don't change towels or being supplies during the week... More 

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south south south Florida
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We absolutely love this place. The location as well as the cottage layout makes for a relaxing visit. The grounds as well as the units are clean and updated often .Do tend to agree with previous guests concerning the office, not the friendliest , but we just stay out of there! Maintenance staff on the other hand are oh so... More 

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New York NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sanibel Cottages Resort is a unique place to stay & a true find. We have been vacationing here for over 25 years. A great relaxing & fun place for us and also for our family. The units are amazing always very clean and everything you need for a fantastic vacation is right there for you. Here are a few things... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I loved staying here - we were lucky enough to have a cottage near the sea. The poolside is lovely and a very sociable spot. Being so near the sea you can easily make use of the quiet beach and spend hours watching the sea and the pelicans. As with most places on Sanibel, you need a car to get... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

A wonderful condo to share time with family or friends. The layout of the rooms are perfect, the kitchen and laundry area is very workable and living area is relaxing. We loved sitting on the screen-in deck playing cards, watching the sun set. The pool is great and the ocean is in your back door. The island has very good... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We have been coming to Sanibel Cottages for nearly 30 years since they were constructed. The property has been consitently surpurbly managed--year in, year out. there are 7, buildings of 4 units each, 2 units on the second floor and 2 uints on the third floor. The ground flor is the parking garage, given the new hurrincane-based building codes. Only... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We have visited Sanibel Cottages twice before with family and finally purchased a condo in the Islander unit. We feel so fortunate to have an escape that means so much to us that we can count on at least one week a year to relax, revive, reunite and thoroughly enjoy each other and our surroundings. The fact that it is... More 

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Greensboro, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

I have been been coming to Sanibel since I was a child and am happy to now be bringing my own children to this beautiful island! I have stayed all over the island and can honestly say that this has been our best stay yet. We were able to swap out time share here. The units are huge and very... More 

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Spring Grove, Illinois
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Gorgeous property and very clean. Just a few drawbacks for my husband and I. Management has limited hours. We are timeshare owners and traded in. We usually stay at more resort like places and this was definately not resort like at all. No bar or restaurant on property or nearby. If you like quiet and relaxation, this is absolutely the... More 

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