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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 March 12, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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East Meadow, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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 helpful votes 9 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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New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed in unit 22 for 7 days from Nov 10 to 17. It was a very clean nicely furnished room. This building is right next to the office, which makes it convenient to use the laundry and pool, (its heated). The walk to the beach is not real far but you may want to consider a wagon or cart... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Pooled closed 2-3 days condo above being demolished 2 days now hammering banging drilling sawing scrapping very loud all day 8:30 til after 1:30 staff do not care they keep saying its only for a few days were only here for 7 days jerks Do not recommend

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Address: 2840 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 44
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