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3951 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Mitchell's Sandcastles
Ranked #4 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the week before Thanksgiving. It was our first time to Sanibel Island and I researched where to stay. I was SO HAPPY with them. This was by far the BEST most relaxing vacation I have had. We stayed in Sea Grape which is a studio cottage. It had everything we needed and plenty of space. Our enclosed patio... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't booked any room and were hoping our Michelin guide were of good advice. We were far from being disappointed ! The staff is super friendly, we were given a very nice newly refurbished bungalow just by the sea. The owners go out of their way to make sure you have the best time. They advised us on a... More 

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Indian River City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Mitchell's Sandcastles in Cottage #7. I was afraid it was going to be too noisy because it was near one of the pools. When we made reservations this was the only unit available. We spent three blissful days there. No noise at all. We enjoyed the beach, and the free kayaks while staying there. The cottage was... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been visiting Sanibel for 55 yrs. (before the Causeway, when you could only get there via a ferry), so i seek the best of "old" Sanibel. I prefer staying on the west end of the island which is primarily residential, rather than the heavily commercialized east end. A friend stayed at Sand Castles several years ago, and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third year in a row coming here in November. Simply the best...Location, cabins, property, owners, everything is top notch. We always stay at Sea Star or Sea Spray. Great for kids, pets, etc. Love this place. Only complaint is that have to leave tomorrow and go back to work. Best place in Sanibel bar none..... Shawn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We own a timeshare on Sanibel during the late spring. We had the opportunity to get away for 5 nights during early November 2014. After looking at available options, we tried Mitchell's. The reservation staff was excellent. Communications from the owners (primarily interfaced with Joel) were very clear and accomodating. We stayed in the Driftwood cottage, with a partial view... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband I stayed here last week for our 30th Anniversary, and I think it was the most peaceful, beautiful location I've ever been to. The accommodations were comfortable, quiet, and relaxing, just what we expected from reading reviews and details about our cottage (Sea Star). November is a great time to go, temps in the high 70s, low 80s,... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Once I found Mitchell's Sandcastles in 2010, I stopped searching for other places to stay. This was my 4th visit to this property, and I've always been 100% satisfied across the board. Cozy, comfortable, clean cottages, which are literally steps to the beach. There are 2 beautifully heated pools, tennis & shuffleboard courts, plenty of bicycles, and also several kayaks,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My sister & I stayed here in July 2014 for a relaxing girls getaway. We stayed in the Pelican cottage. Let me start with the not so good details... 1) This is a very small quarters, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom. There is a pull out sofa, but I wouldn't recommend it at all, it is very uncomfortable and when pulled... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I love vacationing on Sanibel Island and this was our first stay here at Mitchell's Sandcastles and won't be our last. We really love the location and the privacy of the cottages. We stayed in the Sea Chest, an efficiency unit. Even though we were the furthest from the beach it wasn't as if we had far... More 

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Address: 3951 W. Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Mitchell`s Sandcastles Hotel Sanibel Island
Mitchells Sandcastles Sanibel Island
Mitchells Sandcastles Hotel Sanibel Island

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