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Gulf Breeze Cottages

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1081 Shell Basket Lane, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Four of us stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage for 3 nights on a fly drive . Close to the beach and easy reach by car the rest of Sanibel. Kept very clean & site owners helpful. Unless you hire a bike a car is a must on Sanibel as larger and more spread out than it may look. Some... More 

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New Jersey
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided on a last minute road trip to Sanibel Island and took the recommendation of the local Chamber of Commerce. They are very Knowledgeable and helpful. They assist with a list of the daily vacancy rate and even provided a phone to book a reservation. Called two places and hit the jackpot with Gulf Breeze Cottages. Very charming and... More 

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful place is ideal for a peaceful getaway so picturesque very close clean beach and garden area gas BBQ's for each apartment and in garden area the accommodation were very clean all with AC, TV's, cable cooker fridge etc. Absolutely spotlessly clean this island and Captiva is stunning a perfect place to stay and holiday whatever you ages.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

we stayed in cottage 4 which was a studio in hindsight would have booked 1 bedroom cottage. cottage was well equipped and a little piece of paradise. sanibel was bigger than we thought and you definitely need a car. very laid back place and totally refreshing

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We spent four nights in Cottage #10 recently. Clean as a whistle, comfortable beds, the kitchen had everything we needed, and a gas grill outside the porch. Perfect for relaxed reading, birding, fishing, chilling on the beach. The cottage faces a neat picnic area that borders the beach. Sea-grape and palm trees surround the porch. Dunes Golf Course was minutes... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Gulf Breeze Cottages! We're happy that our quiet cottages on the Gulf of Mexico provided the perfect spot for your relaxing beach vacation. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Sanibel! More 

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

First time to the island and the cottages were nice, but too small for me, wife and teenage daughter. Thought they would be a little bigger, but of course its a cottage. Hard to get a feel of size online. Needed a little more kitchen space imo and blinds didn't securely cover window from someone peeping in. We happen to... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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99 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

These cottages were a wonderful 'escape' for us years ago, and we were so happy to find that they still are. We enjoyed the peace, quiet, and comfort we found in our cottage. We could lunch, brunch, or whatever outside and listen to the surf. It is quaint, now, I suppose but that's not a bad thing. The cottage was... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for 'escaping' to Gulf Breeze Cottages again and for taking the time to review our property. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Simsbury, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This cute little collection of cottages is nicely located, just steps from a lovely beach and a nice 2 mile walk to Sanibel's lighthouse. There are a number of amenities included (free WiFi, grills, beach umbrellas/chairs/towels/floats. There is a reasonably priced washer & dryer. The complaint we directed to the manager - a dirty quilt (ewwww!) - was attended to... More 

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Michigan
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Cute little free-standing cottages that are well-supplied and nicely maintained. You can hear waves breaking on the beach from your bedroom! This is a great option for those that want to prepare their own meals.

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Gulf Breeze Cottages and for taking the time to review our property. We're so happy that you enjoyed our beach and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

It had been 28 years since I last visited Sanibel. I was so glad to see that there were any cottages left to rent at all...and Gulf Breeze turned out to be absolutely lovely. The cottage was well appointed, clean, and with charming style and decor. A perfectly wonderful place to stay, I would recommend Gulf Breeze to anyone wanting... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Breeze Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Gulf Breeze Cottages and for taking the time to write your review of our property. We're so happy that you enjoyed your cottage at the beach and look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our beautifully decorated cottages and efficiencies feature a living room, dining area, central air conditioning, Satellite TV, VCR and wireless Internet. Cottages with kitchens are fully equipped, while efficiency units feature stove top, microwave and refrigerator. All household linens are supplied and there is on-site laundry available.We are proud to provide our guests with ultra-clean, modern accommodations! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gulf Breeze Cottages

Address: 1081 Shell Basket Lane, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $181 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gulf Breeze Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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