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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The winding drive up the island is the prelude to one of the best vacations we have ever had! Once we arrived, Jensen’s on the Gulf far exceeded our expectations. The people were extremely friendly and our accommodations were luxurious and comfortable. Beach Décor at its best! The manatees and dolphins were daily visitors that never failed to excite! Beach... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a family owned operation. The owners themselves see to your needs. Dan Jenson even helped us carry our luggage to the room when we arrived. We stayed in the Penthouse, which was phenomenal. The pictures on line do not do it justice. At first, I was hesitant to go to a place that does not have room service,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a single female traveler, so I am pretty particular about where I stay. Jensen's and Captiva Island was a great option for me! I stayed in the Post Office Sweet, which had a bedroom, but also a kitchen, a living space, a back patio and a little back yard with a grill. It was MORE than enough space... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the Post Office Sweet. Fell in love instantly! Steps to the private beach. - everything provided from beach towels to chairs, umbrellas, shelling supplies, flotation devices, beach games & more! We brought kayaks! Launched right on the beach and also right at the sister property, Jensen's Marina. Had a great time paddling and fishing. Beautiful shelling.

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Hilton Head
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was very hesitant in reserving for this place, and post vacation I am glad I did. I would stay here again. I was worried about privacy & not having daily room service for beds and towels. JOG (Jensens on the Gulf) took care of all needs immediately and the staff was polite and curtious to all requests. Not a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Jensen's never disappoints. We stayed in the Penthouse which is our favorite suite. The view from the room, or the screened-in porch, is so wonderful you almost do not need to go outside; but of course we do. The semi-private beach, just a stroll out the front door, along with all the beach amenities included is just perfect. This is... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are looking for a comfortable beach front location, it does not get much better than this. You would have to rent a private home to find anything comparable on Captiva. We stayed in the South Suite # 3 for a weekend getaway for our anniversary and it was delightful. The unit has a large screen patio that directly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Literally on the gulf and equipped with everything we needed for a long weekend away. We stayed in the Post Office "sweet" with our own little yard, kitchen, living room, screen in porch. We enjoyed the beach day and night just steps from our little place. Were able to balance easy meals at "home" with a special meal out, perfect... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We stayed in the PO Box room. It was clean, quiet, comfortably spacious with a screened in porch and only seconds from the gulf. The owners were always available to help, offer suggestions of things to see/do, and made us feel genuinely welcome.

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South Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Jensen's on the Gulf is a very small hotel with five rooms of varying sizes, just about 100 feet from a private beach. We stayed there in the third week of March which is, of course, high season. From the Fort Meyers airport it took us an hour and half to get out to Captiva in the afternoon. It is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $149 - $979 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida
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