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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights and at first was very pleased with the room but after 24 hrs it became clear that there were lots of niggly problems that if improved would help give it 5 stars in that category of accommodation. Firstly, there is nowhere really to put any clothes. The cupboard has other things in it and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My wife and I stayed 3 nights in the Birdhouse room. First, I should mention that finding affordable (i.e. under $200 per night) lodging for 2 people for just a few nights on the island is actually pretty tough. Most places are either far more expensive or require far longer stays or both. Which brings us to the TTI. The... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I almost don't want to write about this place here, because it's the best kept deal on Sanibel! The rates are wonderful for the area especially considering everything the room comes with. Plentiful well-kept bikes that are free for guests, lots of hammocks, a little table and spray hose to clean shells, and all the beach gear you could want.... More 

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed the bikes and quiet end of Sanibel. Innkeers were very helpful and thoughtful. Our one bedroom accommodation was adequate, and we kept several items in the small refrigerator.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Yes, we consider Tarpon Tale Inn our home! Two solid weeks here and it went by soooo fast! Missing it already. Dawn is the best innkeeper! We never tire of the TTI, the location, the setting, the relaxation that is somehow set upon you. A few minutes walk to the beach and the Gulf of Mexico welcomes you. I can't... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was one of the greatest hotel stays. Every little detail was just right. They really were thinking of the customer. I made a mistake in my reservation and they made it work out right for us. I'm sure I made more work for them, but they helped me with a smile. Very quiet and relaxing. Great beach decor. Everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our first visit was in 2000. We loved it then and it is even better now ! Stayed in the Tarpon Cottage. Plenty of room with a home like feeling. Everything you want or need is close by. Ice cream,bakery,breakfast right across the street. Beach a short walk away.Great communication and service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

My husband and visited Sanibel for the first time in July. We used to live on the Keys and miss the outdoorsy, casual and laid back feel down there. Tarpon Tale Inn was our kind of place. It made us feel like we had our own little home on the island. We dont care for resorts and we found the... More 

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Reidsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was our first visit to Sanibel Island. The innskeepers at Tarpon Tale were very friendly and helpful. Dawn gave great suggestions on restaurants, shelling beaches and places to visit while on Sanibel. Having traveled to world due to being a military family, we found Tarpon Tale to be a unique and inviting experience. We stayed in the Island Sunset... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The Tarpon Tale Inn is perfect for a long weekend or a long term rental. Each of the rooms are unique and they offer their guests the use of beach chairs,umbrellas and bikes! We loved it and will be back!

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  • Kitchenette
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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 33957-7431
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $142 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Tale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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