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Shell Point Guest House

15040 Shell Point Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large senior neighborhood just prior to going over the bridge to Sanibel. This property has quiet rooms largely used by those in contemplating a purchase of a unit or those visiting those living here. Mother-in-law has been here 16+ years in a lovely independent living apartment and is now preparing to move to assisted living, so we had more "helpers"... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

The Shell Point Guest House is very conveniently located just a short distance from the Sanibel Island causeway.Since the Guest House is inside the security checkpoint for this gated community, the location was very safe and secure. There is a Publix grocery just a short drive east on Summerlin Road. They had very good Key Lime pie. We bought a... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Found this place via a Google map search after a fruitless web search for a place to spend one reasonably-priced night in the Fort Myers area. Yes, it is located inside some sort of retirement community which is a little odd, but it is a completely acceptable place to stay; clean, quiet, and in a beautiful setting. We had a... More 

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Vestal, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Due to airline delay travel issues, we lost our Marriott hotel reservation. But since I have parents who live at Shell Point, they were able to find us a room at the Guest House, that was originally unavailable when travel was being planned months prior. So a tip, keep calling to check on availability even at the last minute. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

My husband and I stayed here recently. Here are the pros: the bargain price; the aquatic center; a thoroughly enjoyable walking trail that winds alongside residents' garden plots and an orchid house; great location with easy access to the airport, the outlet mall, and Sanibel; a feeling of safety on the property; a charming gift shop featuring items made by... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The room was ok , there's no fridge or microwave so you have to go out for every meal, that was kind of a drag. The cafe is average. I only had breakfast there and it wasn't anything special. The beds were comfortable and while the room was older looking, it was clean and the girls did a nice job... More 

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Wadena, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I can't say enough superlative praise when it comes to the entire staff at the guest house. Clean beyond belief. Friendly as if I had known them all my life. And HONEST.!!!!!!!!!!O yes....I had left a very personal, and VERY expensive piece of jewelry in one of the rooms on a recent stay. Susan, whom I can't thank enough, located... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The hotel has been updated but is still rather modest but very reasonable. Shell Point is very nice and safe. The new pool complex is 5* spectacular and very large with a large pool that has swimming lanes in half and another medium pool that seems warmer. Also a hot tub. There is a cafe for breakfast and lunch and... More 

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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Rooms and resort are clean and safe! Wonderful amenities and wonder people are all around to have conversation with or seal away to a quiet place and relax near the water. Breakfast shop right around the corner from the room made morning coffee great, My kids loved it too!

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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here years ago and it felt older and dated. It is apparent that they are spending a lot of time and money on updates and it is now quite nice..!! The use of the recently updated pools is a big plus. (They are only open I think from dawn to dusk)... Since it is a retirement community, I... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the resort-style campus of Shell Point Retirement Community, our Guest House prides itself on its warm and inviting atmosphere. Located on The Island, the Guest House is surrounded by lush flowering landscape and breezes coming from the Caloosahatchee River. Looking to stay a night, a week or a month? The Shell Point Guest House is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. If you're visiting family here at Shell Point or just looking to avoid high priced Sanibel accommodations, our property offers the ideal setting for turning a visit into a vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shell Point Guest House

Address: 15040 Shell Point Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Shell Point Guest House Hotel Fort Myers
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