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The Blue Dolphin Inn

780 Jacaranda Rd., 404 Alamanda Road, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
The Blue Dolphin Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We book the entire unit for my parent's 50th Wedding Anniversary. The restaurant that we booked was about 5 miles away only. Each two units are up and down but are away from each other so every time we want to gather around, we all have to go out (even in the rain) to get to my parents unit. But... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

Although the unit was clean, it was a disappointment for our month long getaway. The unit is very dark, as there are immovable outside shutters that prevent natural light from coming in. There is no screen door on either of the outside doors, so no light can come in there either. There is no fan in this small bathroom, and... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

We had never stayed in this type of "apartment" style housing before and we were completely blown away by the Blue Dolphin. It really is a home away from home. It had great island decor, comfortable furniture, well stocked kitchen, fantastic beds, and large shower in the master bedroom, There was even a gallon of ice cream in the freezer!... More 

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11 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2008

We just returned from a family reunion at the Blue Dolphin Inn on Anna Maria Island and we could not have been happier with our accomodations. It was perfect for our reunion. Upon arrival our Host, Angie, had everything ready for us and even a cute coffe mug filled with candy with a thank-you note. Angie also called us to... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2008

My short unexpected 3 day stay at the darling skimmer apartment (which is one of the four individual 2 or 3 bedroom units) was so very pleasant . When we walked in it was nice and cool, clean, and the bedrooms had that extra touch to make you feel very tropical and not at all the typical beige or neutral... More 

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