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Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages

6460 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Karen L Titusville, Florida, United States
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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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Titusville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Morristown
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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
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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here for a last minute staycation (we live 20 minutes away) for a couple of days the week of July 4th. We have a dog, so there are some units that are pet friendly. We LOVED cottage #1. Directly on the beach (you literally walk right onto the sand). Super clean and staff was awesome (thank you Jean!)... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We just got back from our 5th stay at Castaways. We loved it but will probably never stay in the poolside units again. It didn't seem to be as well equipped as other units we have stayed in. We love being so close to the beach though. The staff was friendly, as always. If I could make a suggestion though,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Hopefully that caught your attention! Why I say that is because this no where close to being like Vegas! There is ZERO night life and you get rest and you can relax the whole time there. The beaches are fantastic! There are tons of sea shells and wildlife all over. The fishing is fantastic all over this area. As for... More

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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): $$
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