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“Wonderful beach vacation spot” 5 of 5 stars
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Outrigger Beach Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   6200 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931   |  
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Ranked #16 of 46 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
Leesburg, FL
1 review
“Wonderful beach vacation spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Helpful, friendly staff and clean nicely furnished accommodations. The onsite restaurant is fantastic with excellent varied menu. You can eat inside or place your order and it will be delivered on the covered deck so you can enjoy the sunset while you eat dinner. We stayed in a garden efficiency room and it was just right for the two of us. Our son's family stayed in a beach front efficiency and they raved about their accommodations, too.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the Outrigger on Fort Myers Beach. It is in a quiet area about 4 miles south of Times Square, which we were more than happy with. You can get a trolley bus to the Square if you want to party! The Outrigger resort had well appointed rooms with chooser maker and fridge. Also had in room safe all at no extra charge.

Lovely pool deck with plenty of clean pool towels available. Great Tikki Bar pool/beach side. On site eatery. On site guest laundry. Best of all was the beach!! Just a short stroll from any room you may have : the beach is fantastic!!! The staff at this resort were very helpful and check in was easy and friendly. Staff eager to help. Would recommend this place for couples and families. A great place to stay.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Indianapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Outrigger is off the beaten path at the south end of Fort Myers Beach. We chose outrigger based on the Tripadvisor rating, 17th at the time, combined with the fairly low nightly rates. Our room was comfortable, although the beds are SMALL. Our kitchenette was adequate with a microwave, pretty sizable fridge and amenities. The place shows its age, but staff appears to be keeping up with the time. The hotel has a restaurant on site, and the food was ok for the money. $15 gets you a cabana for the day ($10 after 1p). All in all, we got what we paid for. If you want to be in the middle of the Fort Myers Beach action, stay further north. If you want a more sane and quiet experience, the Outrigger will do you fine.

Room Tip: The pool view was about $20 more, but we actually had a gulf view.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

My wife and I needed a weekend getaway to celebrate our anniversary and my birthday. I've driven by the Outrigger a hundred times over the years, but this was the first time we stayed. What an amazing time! The Outrigger isnt the Ritz. It's what vacationing in Florida used to be, and still should be. Simple, fun, nice staff, clean rooms and a good value. The beach in Front of the Outriger is one of the widest in all of Florida. The sands are sugar-white, and lack of public parking in the nearby area means the beach never gets too crowded. Lots of nice shelling in the morning, and the sunsets are amazing. The Tiki Bar is perfect for beverages and meeting people too. Thanks to all for a great weekend

Room Tip: Spend a few extra bucks and get one of the oceanfront rooms on the end. The sunset on the balcony i...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We spent four days at the Outrigger the week of Labor Day. We plan to return next year. Upon arrival we upgraded to a beach front room and it was worth it. The room was clean, comfortable, and suited all our needs. The hotel is right on the widest part of the beach and offers the most beautiful unobstructed views of the gulf. The Outrigger's staff go out of there way to help make your stay enjoyable. The tiki bar was lived up to it reputation. We can't wait to return.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fullerton, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Amazing sunset view. Room was very clean. We had a kitchen area and it was great to prepare meals. Staff very friendly. Ft Myers beach area very friendly. Beachfront room was really nice. Beach area very clean. The kids loved the pool area and going to the beach to look for sea shells.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chillicothe, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We have stayed at the Outrigger in February for several years now. We love it! When we called to get reservations for February 2013 we found out that to reserve a beachfront room you had to stay for 5 nights. We usually only stay for 3-4 nights. We were very disappointed because we do a road trip every year and like to go to other places in Florida also. We decided to take a cruise since we had never been on one. Well, needless to say that after a lot of discussion we decided to go back to the Outrigger and stay for 5 nights so we could have the beachfront room! We love the Outrigger!! It is a wonderful place, with a great staff, beautiful beach, clean comfy rooms, great Tiki Bar, and stunning sunsets!! What more could anyone ask for!! Can't wait till February 2013!! :o)

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 6200 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#15 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#15 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Outrigger Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Outrigger Beach Hotel Fort Myers Beach
Outrigger Fort Myers Beach
Fort Myers Beach Outrigger

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