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Sea Shells of Sanibel

2840 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013
KarinSandyToes Batesville, In
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Batesville, In
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Where to start....the walk to the beach from bldg 5 is way too long, much longer than site explains, its over 500 ft to road, where then its another 500ft down to the trail to the beach, which is another good 500 ft to the beach. That long trip to sand is way too much for a family with kids... More

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Sicklerville Nj
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

My wife and I stayed at Sea Shells from 9/8/12 - 9/15/12 and stayed in Unit 22. THe condo was clean and stock with bed linens and towels.The kitchen although dated had new appliances. The plates, cutlery, and glassware were a bit mismatched but usable. The unit contained one Queen bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the... More

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Aldan, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This unit must be infested with no see um bugs, each member in my family has over sixty bites on our entire bodies. we went to the everglades and didn't get bite once. Now we are home with bite marks all over our legs, arms, etc... Also on the kitchen counter near the microwave you cannot place food down and... More

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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

We've been travelling around Florida for 3 weeks and this has been an amazing stay. We found this apartment (number 5) on Owners Direct. We'd tried various places but they were either booked or ridiculously expensive. I thought we might have got a dodgy place but how wrong? Sea Shells doesnt look much from the outside but it is steps... More

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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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