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    Tarpon Tale Inn

    367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    $175
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We were warmly received. The Innkeeper reached out to us in advance via text. The accommodations were beyond our expectations. All we needed to bring was a desire to enjoy the time there. Bikes, grill, coffee, beach necessities, etc were graciously provided.

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    After having previous trip plans fall apart I decided to venture to Sanibel from Orlando solo. I have never been and went into the lodging search blind and couldn't have been happier with my choice to stay at Tarpon Tale Inn. I stayed for two...More

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    Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale Inn

    That's awesome to hear. I am so happy you had nice solo trip. I enjoyed talking with you and I am pleased to hear you'll be back! I truly look forward to your return. Take Care Dawn

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Tarpon Tale Inn is such a beautiful gem set in a perfect location of Sanibel. Dawn graciously greeted us upon our early arrival and made arrangements for early check in. It was like we were being welcomed to a family or friend's home, not just...More

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    Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale Inn

    Amanda and Renee, I loved your company at the Inn and I'm so happy you were able to feel at home, relax and unwind with us. We work really hard to create the atmosphere exactly as you have stated. I love to hear what we...More

    Reviewed March 19, 2017

    This is not a luxury ocean front hotel, but is a very comfortable and cozy place, with a 5 minute walk down a pleasant side road to the beach, that we thoroughly enjoyed staying at for 5 nights. It is very clean, nicely kept, and...More

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    Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale Inn

    Hi Richard Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and for the four stars. We look forward to your return visit. Dawn

    Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

    Second accommodation from four. Lovely lovely sweet place completely on other side of island from last motel. Lighthouse area. So quaint but felt upscale. Room and bathroom was luxurious. Upscale but very cozy and host was sweet and friendly and accommodating. Everything offered for just...More

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    Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale Inn

    Thank you for the kind words. We're glad you found us in our hide out here on slow paced side of the island. :-) We work really hard to provide just what you said ... cozy, relaxing , luxurious, and friendly accommodations. And we love...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • $171 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    stevecuster
    Do you have chairs (beach chairs) that you can take to the beach? How about umbrellas too?
    February 20, 2017|
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    Response from Dawn R | Property representative |
    We have backpack beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas and carts for our guests' use. Our rates also include complementary use of our bicycles for adult guests. Please let us know if you have any other questions!
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    PhyllisFt_Lauderdle
    What kind of coffee makers do you have you have, Keurig or regular? Do I need to bring coffee?
    May 5, 2015|
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    Response from Dawn R | Property representative |
    Hi! All of our rooms have a standard drip coffee maker with a starter pack of coffee and there is a Keurig machine in our lobby with pods, creamer and sweeteners. Please let us know if you have any other questions !
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