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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've struggled with how to rate Dolphin Inn, so I decided to give it average and let you decide. I read many reviews and looked at photos, so I felt like I had a realistic expectation. No frills, good location, laundry facilities, wifi, kitchen etc. We had bookend stays here for a trip to Key West on the ferry and... More 

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Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, if you're looking for a high class place, with chocolates on the pillows and turn down service....keep looking! If you're looking for a great place, with dynamite location and the friendliest people ever, you have found it! It was like staying with family. Travis is the owner and he is just as down to earth and personable... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you like motels that have beautiful , well maintained grounds, a big beautiful pool and the friendliest hosts you'll ever encounter then the Dolphin Inn is your spot. Great vibe and really good amenities only add to the experienced. Longer walk from the start of the beach to the water then it is from the Inn to the sand...my... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We had to evacuate due to Hurricane Matthew and we found a gem on Ft Myers Beach. Not the big new fancy hotels, but this was a taste of old Florida with spacious and clean rooms. Private beach access, they have a nice pool. Kayaks beach chairs and umbrellas are there for your use as well

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is our second stay as a family. The rates are very reasonable in October as it is off-season. The family who runs this hotel are very kind and helpful. Check-in is a breeze. We stayed in room 7. It has one bedroom with one bath, also two other beds on enclosed porch off the living room. The hotel is... More 

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Lovely little motel. The beach is across the road and the lagoon with boat moorings is at the back of the property. The view out of our room to the lagoon was stunning. A bonus to have a little pool on the front as well. The rooms are dated and could do with an update but perfectly clean and comfortable.... More 

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice, easy, friendly and affordable! We Changed our Hotel regarding a Visit of some Friends and we would like to stay in one Hotel together. We wished we had more time at this Place. Hope to Visit again. Information: Barbecue Equipment outside for Free!

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Reviewed September 10, 2016

We were checking into a regular room when Travis the owner stopped by to introduce himself and welcome us. When he saw we had 3 people and the room had only 1 bed (my daughter usually sleeps on a cot when we travel) he asked if we wanted to move to one of the apartments that had extra beds so... More 

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Clayton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Wish we were staying longer at this wonderful small resort. Our room was located in the rear overlooking the dock and channel which runs out to the bay. Very relaxing on the lounge chairs outside our room with several visiting egrets looking for handouts. You also can use the kayaks on the dock.Our room was very clean and had a... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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127 reviews
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Hmmmmm.......let me start with the positive -- pool was large and inviting and the price is perfect for budget minded travelers. Staff was friendly. Beach is across the street and beach access is easy. Location is perfect. Trollee stops directly in front of hotel. 7-11 and Charley's boat house in walking distance. View behind hotel is of bay and quite... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: 6555 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4499
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: $96 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Dolphin Hotel Fort Myers Beach
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
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“Poolside is perfect, lagoon views are perfect...your choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 823dan, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“You can have either bay view or pool view, just ask.”
 of 5 bubbles emomshart, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“We love the room in the rear with its great lagoon views”
 of 5 bubbles sweetlou27, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Room cana lside were our favorite”
 of 5 bubbles 373kathyk, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4A, end unit on lower level, no complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles mansmarine5256, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
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