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Reviewed March 26, 2014

Very nice place to call home for a few days,,Very clean rooms,,, Bicycles available ,,Beach Chairs with an Umbrella also in room,,short walk to fabulous beach,,,,,Sitting area under palm trees for book reading or relaxing…..

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Cute little place in a quiet part of Sanibel Island. Very clean and pleasant interior. But it is very irritating with some small details- no coffee filters, pepper shaker empty, and gas grill works poorly. I had to go and relight gas burners a couple of times, and heat wouldn't get hot enough to properly cook steak, so I tried...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Sanibel Island has become dog friendly over the years. They are allowed on every beach and in many hotels. My spouse, 2 dogs and I spent two nights at a The Palmview. The place is small and consists of only 5 or 6 cottages. Our cottage was a duplex done up in nautical style and painted a bright, tropical color....

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indianapolis
Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Very clean, great location and complimentary bikes were a big plus! Had a ball riding to and from ll the happy hours at the local restaurants. Breakfast within walking distance. We love sanibel and will stay here again! Very clean, great location and complimentary bikes were a big plus! Had a ball riding to and from ll the happy hours...

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Florida
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

did a last minute trip to sanibel island and picked the palmview because they are pet friendly. although the rooms are clean they are in need of some updating. we stayed in the caloosa and were comfortable. the room as crntral air not a wall unit so it was quiet and cool. we had a king bed that was comfortable...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Palm View is a very pleasant 60's vintage motel that has been maintained and enhanced. I stayed in the Caloosa/Unit 1 for 3 nights. It was very clean and had bright and cheerful colors. The bed was comfortable, refrigerator clean, and the a/c worked well if a little noisy on occasion. The floors are vintage terrazzo and the bathroom...

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Bayside, New York
Reviewed July 1, 2013

This was our first visit to stay on the island and it was a very pleasant surprise. Although the weather was not very cooperative we certainly made the most of it. Upon arrival at The Palm View (which was exactly how the pictures looked) Laurie the manager left a sweet note on the door of the office welcoming us as...

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Close to beach, roomy, charming, clean, quiet. There are bicycles available to use-free, which is a serious plus, because many people don't want to bring their own bicycles. The hotel is only a block and half away from beach, which is a very easy and safe walk. The size and charm of the accommodation was very appealing. Wonderful place to...

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed May 29, 2013

I have been going to Sanibel and staying at the Palm View and Sandpiper Inn for many years. I don't even know where to begin to tell you how lucky I am to have found this place. It is always very comfortable and clean and a good value. They are very accommodating. They have bikes to use if you didn't...

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Really only positives about this place. Room very comfortable, well decorated. Short walk from beach and nearby restaurants, and bikes available to borrow. Also 2 beach chairs and an umbrella to be easily taken and carried on your shoulders. When we arrived the innkeeper was not there but she left a note on the office's window welcoming us. We did...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The PalmView

Address: 706 Donax St, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6708
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $85 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Palmview Hotel Sanibel Island
Palmview Hotel Sanibel Island
Palmview Sanibel Island
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms are great here!”
 of 5 bubbles Brendacioe, Apr 25, 2015 | Read review
“Hideway nice if you want kitchen separate form bedroom. No bathtub.”
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 of 5 bubbles veggieexplorers, Apr 15, 2015 | Read review
“View all rooms on line. The pictures are quite accurate.”
 of 5 bubbles karenpI2975ZJ, Apr 12, 2015 | Read review
“The website has multiple pictures of each of the unique rooms, with layouts drawn for each, so pick the one that's best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles russr_11, May 9, 2014 | Read review
“If there is no duplex, I'd go for that. There was one "duplex" where the units were separated by a banquet hall of sorts. If no banquet was going on, I'd choose to be in one of those units as your neighbor would not be on the other side of your wall. One of those units was closest unit to the street. However, there was not a whole lot of traffic on the street while we were there. Virtually none at night, and one of our nights was New Year's Eve. There was a unit attached to the office that seemed furthest from the street. I might go for that one first.”
 of 5 bubbles darasaluki, Jan 20, 2014 | Read review
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