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Sea Shells of Sanibel

2840 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Professor_Jeff Providence, Rhode Island
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed three nights with elder parents, wife and baby. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms. You must walk 200 meters for beach access across the street. All the units are slightly different. We stayed in unit 9 on the ground level.The quality and thoughtfulness of the furnishings and decoration is apparent. The kitchen was fully outfitted. Everything we needed for... More

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Brainerd, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We have been coming for six years. Unit 22 is the best, close to grills and pool. VERY clean place to stay. Unit has everything you need .. Go to grocery store and you won't have to leave. Office staff is great and very helpful. I travel to Florida twice a year and this is my number one place to... More

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East Meadow, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a nice local resort with a nice and quiet swimming pool. There are barbeque grills in the back of the pool - kept very well. Good location to reach other areas of the island. Mattress was not good in our room. Friendly staff.

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Toronto Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We booked unit #36 only a few weeks before going on our vacation, we were lucky to get it due to a last minute cancellation. The pictures of the unit on vrbo.com are true to what the unit really looks like. Great living/dining areas and ample sized bedrooms nicely decorated in beachy themes. The main bathroom could use an update... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I have stayed at Unit #21 four times now and every year something new is done to enhance the beauty and comfort of this lovely two bedroom condo. Every thing you need is provided-games, beach towels, cart, chairs, all kitchen utensils, bath towels, etc. It is on the second floor next to the pool/office location, no elevator however. For those... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

. We loved it! We stayed in unit 30. Seashells of Sanibel is very well kept, clean, quiet and has all the amenities you need for a wonderful beach vacation. The unit had beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys, beach towels. The bedrooms are comfortable and well appointed and felt like home away from home! The location is great easy to... More

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Batesville, IN
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Sea Shells is a lovely, quiet little complex. We have stayed here five times. It's a good value, especially in the off season. One important thing to know is that all the units are individually owned. The upgrades and amenities can vary a LOT, depending on which unit you select. Some units are definitely tired and need upgrading. When choosing... More

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Dallas, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in Unit 17 (one of the few spots on Sanibel that didn't require a week stay...very appreciative of Mark, the out of state owner, who also gave us excellent tips and pointers for our stay!). The unit had a nice layout (a bit dated, but oh well...we were not in the unit much anyway). The price... More

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Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Just returned from a 5 night stay in Unit #5 at Sea Shells. We booked through the owner on Home Away, but it seems you can also book through Sea Shells directly. I agree with all the other positive comments others have listed. This development is in a very nice area and while not beach front, it is across the... More

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Sea Shells of Sanibel was extremely clean, close to the beach, quiet and had great amenities. Each unit had a place to sit quietly outsde, most in a screened lanai. Our unit had a shared laundry between two units. The 'starter kit' included everything you needed for a week's visit, giving you plenty of time to restock for a longer... More

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Sea Shells Of Sanibel Hotel
Sea Shells Of Sanibel Hotel Sanibel Island
Address: 2840 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 30 Specialty lodging in Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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