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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just spent a week in cabin 8, on the beach. Views were spectacular, bed very comfy, shower brisk and endless hot water. Kitchen had full size fridge and dated glass top electric stove. Hardly any counter space, though; had toaster, blender, coffee maker. Registration desk folks able to accommodate all my requests including placemats, potholders, additional bowls, paring knife,... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I only gave a 4 star 'cause there is always room for improvement in all cases. We stayed in cottage #4 on the gulf. There was just the two of us and we had a wonderful stay. So very relaxing and the accommodations were A+. We could see the gulf from sitting on our couch! Nice screened-in porch gulf side... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our little cottage on the Marina side was just perfect! While it does need a little TLC, I couldn't complain at all, this cottage was exactly the place that I envision living in, if I owned a home near the coast. We stayed in Cottage 26. Even though we were on the Marina side, the beach was a very short... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we've been to the Sanibel/Captiva area several times, this was our first visit to Castaways. We spent 4 nights here in mid-December, and were impressed both by the convenience of the location, and by the accommodations. We were in Cabin 8, which was very comfortable and had everything we needed. A short walk through the dunes brought us to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two things stand out about this place and that is the great location and friendly staff. Immediate access to the bay or the beach and all the activities to be had is fantastic and all the better if you can get a room with a view. On the bay we always found Pelicans, Egrets, Herons and Osprey. On the beach... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Castaway cottages. Friendly staff and super warm pool. We enjoyed walking to the beach and riding bikes. There is also a convenient laundry facility which was helpful. The little rooms by the pool were super cute. Thanks!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our AC in the master bedroom did not work for the entire length of our 5 night stay in cottage #34. With each complaint to the front desk, they were not only dismissive but almost seemed "annoyed". We just wanted a cool room to sleep in at night after all. For the last day our unit lost complete power and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The place is well laid out, The bathrooms are small, The floor stays perpetually Sandy, there are no phones to reach the front desk, there is zero cell phone reception, and the parking is horrendous. On the plus side your back door is the beach and you are right in the middle of anything you might want to do on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay..beachfront cottage had a wonderful view..overall great location. The sunset was truly magnificent. lots of restaurants close by..the screened in porch in cottage 4 made it special

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife and I have just spent a delightful time at Castaways. Very friendly and helpful staff. Castaways has a great location on Sanibel island. On one side there are cottages right on the beach. On the other side there is a small marina with some of the cottages facing the water. Great if you are a fisherman as you... 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): $$
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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