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Tarpon Tale Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This inn was the most accommodating place I have ever stayed in. Even though check-in wasn't till 3pm, we were allowed to check in just before noon. The manager even apologized that it wasn't ready by 11:30! So incredibly nice. The cost of the room was well worth it; it came with beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas, bike rentals,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn is a hidden gem. It is on the quieter side of the island so it is perfect if your looking for a quiet getaway. The room was extremely clean and the size was great as well. I loved the patios with each room and the gates gave you a sense privacy which was nice. The staff was very... More 

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Arcadia, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If nobody reads this, maybe it will help just a little to keep the east end of the island a secret! It's amazing how much quieter things are once you're east of the causeway. We stayed at the Tarpon Tale on July 4th weekend, and it was a pleasant surprise how much of the beach we had to ourselves. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent three nights in the Lighthouse II room and thoroughly enjoyed it! It was one large room with a bed, kitchen area, dining table, couch and rocking chair, and a separate bathroom with shower only. The room was nice and location perfect...only a short walk down a dirt road to get to the best shell beaches in the U.S.... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We loved our stay! We stayed here for three nights in the Tarpon Cottage. This particular room has a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and hidden bonus room with a twin bed. It was the perfect size for my wife, son, and myself. The kitchen had all that we needed to prepare meals for our stay and the wifi was good... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

You can't go wrong staying here. Dawn was very friendly and accommodating to my needs. I had never been to Sanibel before and appreciated her showing me around the facility and telling me about restaurants in the area. The location is on the main street but my room was very quiet, clean and cozy. I loved the décor in Island... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Tarpon Tale Inn is a real jewel situated near the lighthouse on Sanibel Island. The rooms are very tastefully furnished with a personal touch and the owners are lovely and extremely helpful. Every room has a little terrace in front to sit down and relax. The inn provides bicycles, barbecue and beach equipment for free. Opposite the inn there... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I'm in love with this little Inn. And what a bargain considering all that's included. Inside the "apartment" was a living room, kitchenette and appliances, bedroom and bathroom. So comfortable (the cowboy and I stayed for two nights in the Lighthouse 1 room). So inviting. So convenient. This Inn has anything and everything you could want -- hammocks, patio furniture,... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This Inn has everything you need....chairs, towels, cooler, bikes....and communal outdoor grills! The Bird's Nest cottage was absolutely charming and equipped with a small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, silverware and dishes. The location is at the quieter end of the island with a short block walk to the beach and a short drive to great restaurants. They were also so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

there is absolut nothing you can't like in the tarpon take inn! we had the island sunset with a small but good kitchen. the room is nicely decorated and clean, the bathroom big enough and the patio (we decided to cook ourselfs dinner and enjoyed it outside in the patio) wonderful. hammocks, grill are at your disposal. the beach 5... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tarpon Tale Inn is a charming, family run property on the east end of Sanibel, a short walk from the island's famous shelling beaches, the lighthouse and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Each of our cottage style accommodations has its own distinct character, and range from cozy efficiencies to spacious one bedroom suites. We hope you'll choose the Tarpon Tale Inn as your home on Sanibel. You'll find the Florida you're looking for! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarpon Tale Inn

Address: 367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $142 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Tale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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