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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

All I have to say is that I have NO COMPLAINTS what so ever. Charming place, very clean most important relaxing and quiet. The room was clean, with the convenience of a kitchenet. You can't ge much closer to the beach. Staff was friendly and courteous. I will definitely be back soon!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Shalimar Motel for Memorial Day weekend and the experience was less than the romantic getaway we had hoped for. On the plus side, the room was quaint with a usable kitchen, and you are really just a few steps from the beach. On the negative side the bathroom looked old and the faucet... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have visited Sanibel and Captiva many times over the years. This was our first time staying at the Shalimar....and it won't be our last!! The grounds are well maintained and the rooms very clean. We stayed in one of the motel rooms and it was more than adequate for myself and my three children. Being located right on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon Shalimar by coincidence in december 2007 and have come back every year since. We always stay in a cottage and feel Shalimar suits our purpose just fine. It is clean, quiet, near the beach and staff is friendly. All in all a great place to stay, we will be back. The pool could be warmer though....

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night whilst on a tour through Florida, and hadn't pre booked. Our room was on the ground floor, and we could hear some noise as people walked around upstairs, but it didn't disturb us very much. The location is great - right on the beach, with chairs available should you wish. I cant imagine there... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Shalimar is on a nice part of Sanibel, and is literally just steps from the beach. We stayed in the motel and had great sunset views and ocean views from our room. You can hear the waves at night. I expected it to be a little noisy, but it was really quiet when we there. We rented bikes on site... More 

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Richland Center, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We've been staying at The Shalimar each year for more than 15 years, with our most recent visit early March, 2014. We absolutely love this place. It is "old Florida." It is attractive, clean, very friendly ... and right smack dab on the beach. In fact, we stay in Unit #1 of the motel building which is touted as the... More 

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River Edge, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Was able to get an efficiency at the last minute here. Office staff friendly and helpful. While the bedroom was spacious and clean, the bath and kitchen areas were very worn. Both the bathroom sink & toilet tank lid had cracks...tiles worn. Biggest problem however, was that walls are not well insulated and coughs and conversations durng the night from... More 

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Waleska, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

While the Shalimar looks great and is clean and close to the beach, the motel area has walls so thin you have to listen to the conversations on both sides of your unit. If you get loud neighbors, this noise is unacceptable. The rooms are ok with clean beds, tiny kitchenette, good refrigerator and freezer, but the noise factor would... More 

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Greenville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My husband and I vacationed on Sanibel Island for a week in mid August, 2013. I was worried about booking a reservation online without any personal recommendations and without ever being on the island before, but took the chance and picked Shalimar for several reasons... #1 It was the closest resort to the beach Sanibel Island #2 It offered individual... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shalimar is an Old Florida-style resort of 33 units located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Blending in with the natural beauty of the island, Shalimar offers many features without spoiling the natural atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalimar Cottages and Motel

Address: 2823 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5701
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $170 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shalimar Cottages and Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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