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Cape Coral
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented this for our family of 7 over Xmas. Thank goodness we only live a half hour away. The place was dirty and needed cleaning, and the kitchenware was unusable. I went home to cook and brought food back to the cottage. I had my disinfectant and paper towels to clean a bit but the floor was so filthy...

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Coralville
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would stay here again. It is a great location at the end of Sanibel. We had breakfast at Twin Waters one day and that is also a place i would stay. The beach was great, didn't get to try the pool though. Having a diner close by was also great.

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Greeley
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome location, great staff! We will for sure be back! Very quiet and laid back and short walking distance to beach! Very clean cottages! Our cottage wasn't quite ready when we arrived but the maid service had it ready in no time! They went above and beyond!

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maryland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our 1 bedroom cottage is by the pool, and a short walk to the Gulf beach or the marina area. Very comfortable, king size bed, small bathroom and full kitchen, great for spending weeks away from Maryland's cold winter. We love Castaways and recommend it often!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

. Tried to stay this years but pricing was too high.Very nice, adequate stay convient. Out of traffic area of downtown Sanibel. Love being able to take dog. Staff very helpful. I would recommend room away from pool

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my girls & grand children & stayed on the ocean side. It was PERFECT location. The office girl I worked with, was a HUGE help. So accommodating. She found the perfect lay out for us. This made our vacation just perfect in every way. Thank you Cast away. ( esp. to the young lady, that is from MI. )...

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Friedrichshafen, Germany
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at cast away without having planed for it. The atmosphere of this place is very relaxed, nice people...just a small paradise. Every bungalow has a different colour. The beach is couple meters for bungalow. One premium restaurant across the street and one restaurant/pub on the other end of the resort. I love it! :-)

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Atlanta
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

So my family and I went fishing in the marina and when we got back my daughter had to use Castaways restroom. The wonderful lady at the front desk asked my husband if we caught anything he sadly said no and she sent him home with some of her own. My husband cooked it the next night and he said...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Our 5th time staying at castaways! Love the convenience of being able to walk,to the beach, store, restaurants. The staff is very friendly and it's very reasonablely priced. We stayed pool side, bay side, marina, each location was perfect. Can't wait for next year!

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had our bayside area pretty much to ourselves for 4 days (wonderful!) We fished from the generous dock, saw bald eagles, a manatee, waterbirds & star-filled skies. Cabin was better stocked than advertised (dishes, etc.) very clean, & had excellent Wi-Fi. If you're looking for Marriott, it's not. But if you love nature & a slightly rustic experience, it's...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterview cottages, efficiencies, or motel units are surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful Sunset Bay. Discover miles of sandy beaches, shelling, fishing, swimming, or just relaxing Island style. The Castaways is a touch of paradise you're sure to remember. World-class shelling and bird-watching. Great fishing from our private docks or in the Gulf of Mexico.Marina with canoe,kayak and bicycle rentals, charter captains, bait and other sundry items.Three restaurants and general store within walking distance. Heated swimming pool. Pet-friendly units available for guests who want their 4-footed friends to enjoy a true family vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

Address: 6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $164 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Cottages of Sanibel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel
Castaways Beach And Bay Resort
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Sanibel Island
#2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Pool side is very convenient....never stayed in other locations.”
 of 5 bubbles anneclearspring, 6 days ago | Read review
“Book room on the marina”
 of 5 bubbles JudyR522, 1 week ago | Read review
“Bayside Units have lots of wildlife and no road traffic. Some units newly remodeled, ask whey you call.”
 of 5 bubbles BeenThere2211, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“Bay-side is less money; walk to the beach is about 2 blocks from farthest; views are lake-like instead of beach...lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles IDKwhoIare, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Beach cottages are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Z3059YIrobertk, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
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