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Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages

2.5 of 5 6460 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a few days before and again after we had a house rented. Loved the atmosphere, very comfortable and low key. Accommodations were great, we stayed beachfront in 7 and then over the marina in 33. Staff went out of their way to accommodate our check in / out requests. Can't wait to return... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is at what could be the finest location on Sanibel Island with the beach on one side and the bay on the other. They have lot of different types of cottages and other accommodations to suit any need. Potentially is could be great but it isn't because of poor maintenance. The WiFi at the Marina is underpowered and... More

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Inverness, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were looking for a quick weekend escape and found Castaways on Sanibel Island. The room we initially booked had a problem with the air conditioner, but we were immediately moved to a different room, and it was wonderful. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, the beach close, the sunsets spectacular!

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Rick B, General Manager at Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review of our property. I am very pleased to hear that you found the staff extremely friendly and accommodating. I have complimented them on your views Kind Regards Rick Boyd More

Titusville, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We came from Titusville and had a blast! We were able to bring our dog. You can rent bicycles and kayaks but we brought our own bikes and our gheenoe and they let us keep it In a slip for a very low fee. Beautiful beach and waterways. Great restaurants close by.

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Rick B, General Manager at Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for you great review of our property. I am pleased to hear that you were able to bring your dog. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future Thank you Rick Boyd More

Miami
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great location with lovely views. Our room was in need of redecoration and there were several broken fixtures and fittings like a broken drawer and missing plug in the sink that could easily be fixed with a little care, so that was disappointing. For the price the accommodations should be better than they are, ours overall, felt a little run-down.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

What an amazing place to stay. I am an 87 year old and it was a phenomenal place to stay. My wife and I are both older then many so although we could not partake in the various water activities , we enjoyed the amazing beach view along with the fishing docks . We both Loved it .It was extremely... More

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Rick B, General Manager at Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review of our property. I am very pleased to hear that your stay was extremely peaceful and relaxing. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. kind regards Rick Boyd More

Morristown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our condo looked great on the web. The pictures were very misleading. The condo had very few nice things about it. There is no way 4 people could have stayed in our condo for 4. The couch bed was so worn out springs were coming out through the sheets. The mattress was old and hard and the linens were out... More

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Rick B, Manager at Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, responded to this review

When I originally read your review I contacted Trip Advisor as lots of what you say is simply not true. I know Sanibel and Captiva islands are not for everybody and after reading the bad reviews you left on trip Advisor, about other properties on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. It is obvious the Islands are not right for you. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed at Castaways for a week in one of the beachfront cottages, it was great, clean,comfortable and we were able to have our two small dogs with us. We could walk out our back door to a beautiful view of the Gulf and incredible sunsets. All of the staff we met were very friendly and helpful if we needed anything... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have stayed at the castaways twice in three years. Each time with my large family staying in multiple cottages. I really like staying here. Its has an old feel of Sanibel. I love the privacy the resort gives you. We feel like we are coming to our own vacation home however if you need anything the staff is very... More

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We've visited Sanibel 3yrs in a row, Castaways is the best place to stay, it is reasonably priced, spacious, clean, convenient, peaceful and quiet( we travel in the fall) Looking forward till oct 2014

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Address: 6460 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel
Castaways Beach And Bay Resort

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