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Seahorse Cottages

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1223 Buttonwood Lane, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Seahorse Cottages
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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NC Mountains
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just completed our stay at the cottages and were thoroughly happy with our choice. We stayed in 1A, the studio unit. It was clean and comfortable and provided a good base for our activities. It was walking distance to bay and gulf and removed from the island's busy central area. The grounds were nicely landscaped with tropical plants. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seahorse Cottages is on the southern end of Sanibel a short bike ride from the beach and the Sanibel Island Light. The cottages are small but quaint and perfect for a romantic getaway. There are different size cottages to rent but all have many amenities. There's a small private pool out back and included in your stay is free use... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed at the Seahorse Cottages for the second time this past Memorial Day weekend. There are 4 cottages on the property, at the east end of the island near the lighthouse. So comfortable and homey! Each cottage has a full kitchen, bedroom(s), a living-room and eat-in kitchen, bath, front and back porch, and cable TV. No maid service, but... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is an excellent choice for a weeks stay in paradise. Not fancy, but old Florida! Its in a quiet neighborhood near the old lighthouse and its famous shelling beach. A short walk. The kitchenette doesn't have a dishwasher. Management provides free beach chairs and umbrellas, bicycles, and washer and dryers. Don't over look the small swimming pool and hammock!

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kenmore ny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

small cottage with everything u need for a pleasant stay. It is near the Lighthouse and Pinocchos famous ice creamshop. Very clean and close to beach and small plaza with restaurant and gift shop. Only 4 cottages and it is on a residential street with some spectacular homes. It was fun BUT not to be rude but if u r... More 

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Bayfield, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed in the efficiency for two nites. The value of the cottages for the price is incredibly good. So many extras included as part of the price - pool bikes beach chair etc. A half block walk to the beach. Private quiet. Just perfect. Want to come back and settle in for a week or more!

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rochester MN
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I go to Sanibel almost every summer (rooms are half the price). The cottages are very cute and I liked that there are chairs,nets and bikes you can use, The gulf side beach is about 100 yards on one side and the Gulf side is a short walk on the other side. I stayed with my nephew and we walked... More 

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sblinnkeeper, Owner at Seahorse Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much letting us know you enjoyed your time staying with us at Seahorse Cottages. We are glad you found the location just perfect and were able to enjoy the beaches on both the Gulf Side and the Bay Side of Sanibel. We agree that this location is just amazing. The beaches on Sanibel are what we are all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Our first time visiting Sanibel and I wanted to be near a beach. This place fit the requirement. The only issue I had was the Lighthouse beach itself. The place was perfect for the two of us, we like more of a condo or cottage than a hotel room. Even though it was fully booked we felt secluded which we... More 

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sblinnkeeper, Owner at Seahorse Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your stay at Seahorse Cottages. Seclusion and peace is what we hope to provide our guests with so we are glad to hear you enjoyed those aspects. Glad you were also able to find beaches that you enjoyed. Lighthouse Beach and Bowmans's Beach continue to be the two most... More 

Staten Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I stayed here back in august 2010, this place is so cute, if you don't like crowds this is the place to stay, it's quiet and quaint, very clean accommodations, they have plenty of bike, there you can use, all the rooms have there own beach chairs and umbrella to take to the beach they even have red wagons so... More 

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sblinnkeeper, Owner at Seahorse Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Seahorse Cottages on Sanibel. We look forward to having you back as our repeat guests. We love the fact that we share an incredibly high repeat guest rate...we love seeing the same people year after year...they become part of our family! Yes, we agree the pool is small...but we must admit... More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We returned home Friday from our first trip to Sanibel. Staying at Seahorse Cottages was perfect for us. It's tucked away and quiet. It's small and quaint. The cottages were the perfect size for us. You have easy access to the bay side and Gulf as well as the bike paths to explore the island. You have the Lighthouse Cafe... More 

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sblinnkeeper, Owner at Seahorse Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us and others know you enjoyed your time at Seahorse Cottages on Sanibel. We never get tired of hearing that we have accomplished our goal of providing a relaxing retreat in paradise. We are so glad you got to take advantage of both beaches as the Bay and the Gulf are so different... More 

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