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Anchor Inn & Cottages

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1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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main line , PA
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a very enjoyable stay by myself at Anchor Inn. This trip came somewhat out of the blue for me as I was playing in a sports tournament nearby. Usually my husband and I stay at a larger resort on the beach several times a year. Anchor Inn was perfect! The unit was spotless and wifi connection was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED our stay here! Such a well-kept, quaint little "village" conveniently located on Periwinkel Drive, near everything you'd want to do on Sanibel. Biking all over Sanibel-Captiva from here was delightful, and the location really was PERFECT for just about everything! Rooms are well-appointed and it is great that bikes and beach equipment are right there on the property.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is my fifth visit to the island, I've stayed at Tropical Winds once and at Anchor Inn twice. The good about anchor inn is it's close proximity to everything. The pool is nice and the beds are comfortable in the room. Why I won't be staying here again is the management. When we checked in after 3 pm our... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed in the middle A-Fame cottage at this small roadside motel. It was a clean and quiet 2 bd 1 bath unit, had a stocked kitchen, ceiling fans, and comfy furniture. The pool was nice, there was onsite laundry, and they supplied towels/chairs/etc for trips to the beach. Linda and Nicole were helpful, accommodating, and pleasant. There was plenty... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This was our first visit to Sanibel and the Anchor. Both were great. The Inn is centrally located which is perfect since a bicycle is the preferred method of transport. Linda at the desk made us feel very welcome and helped alot with dinner recommendations. We will definitly come back to both Sanibel and the Anchor. Thanks guys.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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181 reviews 181 reviews
20 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is our main go-to on the island as the price is awesome and location superb. Very clean rooms, great service when you need it and you can ask for whatever and more than likely they will have it to help you out (hair dryer, iron and board etc.) They have sand buckets, little shovels, beach towels, chairs and other... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed in cottage #20 over Christmas. The cottage was clean and comfortable. The grounds are very well kept. Linda is the perfect hostess. Whatever you need she makes sure you have. They supply beach chairs and towels. (Beach toys for those with young ones) good places to eat within walking distance. Would recommend this place and would stay here... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Wife and I spent one night here recently. Nothing fancy but everything was well taken care of especially for its age. It was a quick drive to most of the beaches. If you take the time to read the other reviews, it is a nice place for what it is, if you expect the Ritz than you should probably book... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have read quite a few reviews and responses considering how to review older hotels and inns. I have decided to review them without concession to their challenges/features. This is somewhere between 2 and 3 for a rating. Given the other choices on the island we will probably be staying here again...and I will be thrilled. This is an "Old... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We got to stay in one of the Cottage 😊 it was soooo cute and the Ladies in the Office were Soo friendly and helpful!!!! An excellent experience and would definitely go back!!! Wish I could have stayed longer!!!! Oatis (Old English Sheepdog) had his first vacation and he had his on Welcome basket!!!! Absolutely pet and Human Friendly!!! Loved... More 

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