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419 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a nightmare the rooms smells like a hunted house , furniture are dirty and smells even the little balcony smells like a hash tray don't rent here I spend my money don't spend yours !!! I never put any reviews but this place is too much!

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Aurora, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights across the street from the main units. Semi detached room. Kitchen, front porch, 1 bedroom. The location was fabulous, a short stroll from the beach which was wonderful for shelling, sunset pictures. The room was okay, nothing fancy, a bit outdated but quiet. Check in great, lots of recommendations where to eat. Rode bikes one morning... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My teenage daughter and I were only spending one evening on Sanibel and we wanted a nice place that was reasonably priced. Colony resort suited our needs perfectly. I agree with other reviewers saying that it is not extremely fancy looking when driving up, but our room (C 06) was decorated nicely and very clean. The woman at the front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed three nights ( one senior and one 4 yr old included) and our activities remained simple: morning stroll at the beach, shelling, playing in the sand, swimming in perfectly warm and calm gulf waters, back to the resort, into the pool, and finally, inside the apt. I didn't have a single complaint about how I've spent my days.... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were not expecting much but were thrilled with the accommodations. The room was spotless, the beach nice and it was near Lighthouse Point which was a plus. Though this is an older resort it appeared that our room at least had recently been given a makeover. The beds afforded an excellent night sleep which was welcome after a day... More

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Rockledge, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Overall: Overall our stay was enjoyable and quiet. Fixtures and appliances are old but still in good working order. We traveled with two adults and two teens. All enjoyed the stay. Pros: Clean, close to beach (path is literally behind the unit and then right out to beach), friendly staff, working fridge, microwave, and stove. Florida resident rate (with a... More

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Lisbon, Ohio
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Our family of 3 including an 8 year old stayed in C-20. The unit was nice, it is on the first floor in the back corner which allowed for privacy. The unit has a screened in porch which is mostly shaded due to the foliage. We enjoyed sitting outside in the evenings enjoying the surroundings without getting attacked by bugs.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Second time staying here and third time is already booked. Affortable stay in paradise. Close to beach and lighthouse. Shopping isnt far either. Staff is friendly condos clean. My bed was comfortable and I have tempurpedic at home so bed comfort is very important. Unit c 12

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36 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed for one night in a semi-detached cottage across the road from the resort and were enchanted by the beauty of the location. Check-in was friendly and efficient and we were made to feel at home despite not staying in the resort itself. The furniture and fit-out of the cottage were delightful thirties style with a veranda and gardens... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Been coming to the island since 1985 & after I discovered The Colony Resort, I only stay here. This is my 11 stay! Staff is wonderful! Penny & Manny so nice & friendly. Clean! Comfy! Great location ! Price can't be beat! Avoid the Bubble Room in Captiva. Try the Island Cow for lunch & the Sanbel Cafe serves a... More

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Address: 419 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 38
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