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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband & I could not have been happier at the Tarpon Tale Inn. It may not be for everyone, but we were very comfortable there for 5 nights. We stayed in the Island Sunset "cottage" which was like a studio apartment with a small but complete kitchen. It was immaculate and artistically decorated with various "cool" prints and a...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the beginning of January and I had to switch my reservation around a few times and they were so accomodating. We ended up in the captain's suite and it was very nice. I spoke to the owner who has been doing upgrades and it really showed. Having the bike available was so nice and all the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely wonderful! Very tropical setting, walking distance to Bay, Gulf and lighthouse. Unfortunately, the bed in lighthouse 2 was uncomfortable and at times sounded like it was going to collapse. East end of Sanibel, quiet and relaxing. 2 restaurants in walking distance.

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Cohasset, Minnesota
Reviewed November 27, 2016

The Tarpon Tail Inn is a collection of attached cottages, each with its own style. They are homey in appeal and not like your typical hotel room. At first we were not sure what to expect, but it did not take long for us to feel very comfortable. It was so peaceful at this place that it really helped to...

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

We are spending ten days,or so on Sanibel Island. My wife booked a stay at Tarpon Tale Inn. I have been here for a few days before she and my son arrive for Thanksgiving. It is wonderful. A very convenient location. Dawn really makes you feel welcomed. Free bicycles to explore the island. Never a doubt where we will stay...

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Reviewed November 18, 2016

The room was bigger than we expected, with a comfortable bed and a great shower. The manager was exceedingly helpful and the included amenities available were abundant; Bikes, hammocks and a grill to name a few (complete with complimentary herb garden). It did need some TLC, but the rosemary and flowering lemon thyme were a nice addition, to the meal...

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I can't say enough about Tarpon Tale Inn. Beautiful cottages, wonderful atmosphere with hammocks, lounge chairs, tables, swings - anything you could want to relax. The cottage was spic and span clean and the grounds maintained beautifully, as well. We were so pleased to have beach chairs, umbrella, cooler, beach towels and even the cart to carry it all to...

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Despite how this hotel is listed on Hotels.com (via Travelocity and Expedia) this hotel IS NOT PET FRIENDLY. THIS HOTEL IS NOT PET FRIENDLY. More accurately, this hotel is PET HOSTILE. The owners hate dogs and the manager said they cater to clientele who are highly allergic to pet dander. If that's you, then Tarpon Tale Inn is the perfect...

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TTISanibel, Owner at Tarpon Tale Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that you arrived at the inn expecting that your dog could stay with you. While we are enthusiastic dog lovers (as owners and managers we have a combined 6 dogs), we are not a pet friendly property and don’t advertise as such. We were very concerned that you reserved a room believing we are pet friendly, and...

Dover, Delaware
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

StAYED HERE 2 Nights . Quaint place . Quiet close to everything . Inn keeper top notch . Couldn't be more pleased . Will be back as soon as I can . Room was big . Shower roomy . It's all positive . Nothing bad to say . Best ice cream ever across the street

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Clayton, Delaware
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. Very Quaint nicely decorated with beach theme. Coffee and Goodies in the office. Beach chairs, bikes, umbrellas etc everything you would need for a beach day. Outside areas set up for relaxation. Shells everywhere and little lizards running about. Quick walk to the beach. Staff is wonderful. Would come back again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 33957-7431
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $186 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Tale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Make sure you check out the beach and lighthouse area!”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltX654XZ, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
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“Book this Inn. Don't stay anywhere else!”
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“Central locations, free bikes, cozy rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles yungrich, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“Even the 'studios' are plenty big for two people. Full kitchen is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 2acorns, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
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