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Sea Shells of Sanibel

2840 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a unit at sea shells of Sanibel and it was a really great atmosphere. The unit seemed a tad bit outdated and could have had better cooking utensils and been a little bit more clean, but everything else was great. It is really close to the beach and great for a family vacation. Everyone at the office... More 

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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exteriors, grounds and common areas of the Seashells of Sanibel are very well maintained. The complex is quiet, and because it's not on the beach, it's an excellent value on the island. The beach isn't too far away and the bike path is right at the entrance to the complex. We have stayed at the Seashells off and on... More 

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Okoboji, Iowa
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here twice now, and enjoy the location. Quiet, yet very close to the beach. Nice pool in the complex, and tennis courts and shuffleboard available. Billy's bikes are available on-site to rent, and there is a preserve nearby you can pedal through. Beach is an easy stroll, and shelling is usually quite good. With a bike available, you... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

You usually get what you pay for. I needed a place to stay, did not need beach front and more interested in price. This fit all of these needs. It was clean, well furnished (especially the kitchen) and worked out well for us. Renters should note that these is no 'legal' beach access for some distance.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is our fourth stay at Sea Shells. We have always found these condos to be pleasant places to stay, and still do. This time we chose unit 8 and I have to say we were somewhat disappointed. The first thing we noticed upon arrival was a faint smell of "old dog" or cigarettes…or something. The unit appeared clean but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stayed in Unit 11 in the Seashells of Sanibel. Overall, it is a nice place for families. The wagon was perfect for taking kids to the beach. We could only find 2 sand toys though. There are books, mostly preschool aged, which were great for us. There were movies and games with missing pieces. The beds are too soft.... More 

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Glenpool, Oklahoma, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We stayed in Unit 39 and was a great condo. We have never stayed in a unit that was supplied as well as this one was. Games, puzzles, kids videos, movies for the whole family, books. Then a fully supplied kitchen, extra towels and everything you could want for the beach. An amazing place to stay and only about a... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice family residence within walking distance to the beach. Clean high quality living. Friendly staff. A bit far from the center and restaurants. Tennis court and pool. Well managed facility. Will come back. Will recommend to my friends.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My family and I just returned from a week stay at Sea Shells of Sanibel in unit 10. It is in the second building, not too far from the pool or beach access. I timed it one day and it took me 4 minutes to walk to the beach. The pictures on their website of the unit don't do it... More 

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Lutz, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Me and my best friend found this place last week of May, we decided to take our families to the beach for 4th of July. They were great since most of the condos will only rent for a whole week and not 3 nights. The condos were clean and with a lot of space. Bedrooms and bathrooms were huge. The... More 

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