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367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431 See on map
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Been to Sanibel/Captiva many times, first but not last time staying at The Tarpon Tale Inn. We stayed in the Island Sunset room which was roomy quiet and quaint. The beach chairs they had for our use was a huge step up from the ones...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded August 10, 2018

At last you found us! We love it when long time Sanibel visitors finally discover .... our hidden side of the island. Best kept secret! Island Sunset and ice cream await your return. Thank you for the kind words, Best wishes, Dawn

Reviewed July 24, 2018

It was our first time in Florida and we were looking for a calm place, not very touristic, natural and comfortable... and I found Sanibel Island and then Tarpon Tale Inn. Our cottage in Tarpon Tale vas very comfortable, big enough, very well equipped. You...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, Guest Relations Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded August 10, 2018

We love to hear you found heaven here. We work hard to create the atmosphere you described. Thank you so much for the kind words, Best wishes, Dawn

Reviewed July 20, 2018

My husband and I had nothing short of a perfect experience and stay at the Tarpon Tale Inn. Dawn was SO kind and accommodating! We were there for a mini-honeymoon, and there was a welcome gift waiting upon arrival (check-in process is a breeze), which...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, Public Relations Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. It makes us feel great to hear we were part of making a stay with us a special occasion! Congratulations - we wish you lots of love and happiness. We hope to see you for your anniversary. Have a...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

This was my 2nd stay at Tarpon Tale Inn. The air conditioning works GREAT, the beds are comfy, rooms were spacious. We bought groceries & only are 4 meals @ restaurants during out 5 day stay. Rooms are clean with minimal housekeeping, self laundry, grills,...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded August 10, 2018

You're welcome. I am so happy you enjoyed your visit and we await your return. Best Wishes, Dawn

Reviewed April 30, 2018

We keep returning to this lovely Inn in Sanibel. We always stay at Tarpon Tale as it is so peaceful and relaxing. Dawn is excellent as the manager and she always makes sure you feel welcome and have everything you need. Bikes are free and...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, Director of Sales at Tarpon Tale InnResponded May 19, 2018

Thank you Cindy for spreading the word about the Inn. We always await your return. Take Care, Dawn

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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 ...More 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! Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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$104 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from Sanibeldawn | 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!
May 5, 2015|
Response from Sanibeldawn | 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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"Rooms are adjoining cottages...9 in all. We had the largest that sleeps 6 people."
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"Chose a room NOT facing Periwinkle Drive."
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"The back garden area is very nice"
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"You must look at rooms on website. Rooms are few and occupancy is small. It's a small but exquisite..."
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