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Anchor Inn & Cottages

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Hialeah Gardens, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small quiet cute cozy little comfortable place. They offer bike rentals. Room gad a king bed, a fridge, a microwave, a small table for two. Outside the room a table with two chairs to enjoy the night.

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have you come back and visit us again, and you are able to take advantage of some of our other amenities, such as horseshoes, shuffleboard, corn-horn toss and much more.. Think of us next time you visit... More 

Sunrise, Florida
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The rooms were nice and clean and the Staff was very friendly. Lots of little things to do on the grounds such as swimming, horseshoes, bean bag toss, canoe and bike rentals, tetherball and bbqing. They also provide beach chairs if you want to go to the beach (12 min walk) and toys for kids. We brought our 2 little... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your first trip to Sanibel!! Please keep us in mind for your next visit, we would love to have you stay with us again. Have a wonderful Summer Danielle Sales and Marketing Anchor Inn and Cottages Sanibel Island More 

Cannes
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164 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Our second stay here and it was just as good as before...friendly helpful staff, spacious rooms, convenient location. It is kept nicely and we wouldn't hesitate to go back. There is an old fashioned feel to it giving it charm and cosiness.

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to stay with us! We love to make loyal guests, and it sounds like we have succeeded in making you part of our family. Here's to many more years of coming to visit us!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Anchor Inn and Cottages, Sanibel FL More 

Tifton, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We've just returned from a long weekend spent in one of the cottages. A wonderful little place that most people would pass by for something newer. Not cheap (nothing in Sanibel is) but reasonable. They provide everything you need, fully stocked kitchen, televisions, wifi, and even beach chairs and towels (toys, too!) They have a great pool that was always... More 

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Thank Mary D
GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review!! We love to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It looks like you took advantage of a lot of our wonderful amenities while you were staying with us. We pride ourselves in trying to make sure we have thought of everything for you during your stay...from beach... More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We visited Sanibel this weekend and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was my husband's birthday and being photographers, we wanted to be close to Ding Darling. The Anchor Inn was the perfect spot for us. It's centrally located on Periwinkle Way and within walking distance of many shops and restaurants. We stayed in Room 14 which is the farthest one... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review!! I am pleased to see that we upheld our end of the agreement and provided you with not only exceptional service, but all the amenities and relaxation you deserve!! We hope to see you again in the future, as we do have more of our rooms on the schedule... More 

Crawford County, Michigan
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is a small motel unit, photos show 3 A-frame cottages. These are the only 3 cottages, the other dozen rooms are single story concrete old style motel buildings. The room I was in (19) had a separate bedroom with king bed and bathroom. A very small efficiency kitchen and a nice sized living room with love seat and sleeper... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review!! We love to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It looks like you took advantage of a lot of our wonderful amenities while you were staying with us. We pride ourselves in trying to make sure we have thought of everything for you during your stay...from beach... More 

New Jersey girl
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56 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had a last minute trip to Sanibel in the middle of season, so the choices were limited and the prices were high. Based on decent reviews, I decided to stay at the Anchor Inn. It is only 2 stars, but the reviews were generally good. I was willing to pay over $275/night. Unfortunately I was disappointed. My main complaint... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I am sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves in offering a friendly, pleasant and family like environment while still being affordable. It sounds like you are familiar with the pricing increases during Sanibel's High season months, where most hotels, and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We have been to Sanibel many times and this was our first stay at the Anchor Inn. The room was clean but furnishings needed updating. The staff was friendly and hospitable, they offered free beach chairs and towels for use. This location is on the main drive on Sanibel and is about a half mile from the beach. The rates... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Keith, Thank you for taking the time to leave us you review! I am pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Please know that we are in the process of renovating our rooms. Due to the nature of Sanibel Island and the size of our location, we can only do one room at a time. So hopefully next... More 

Spokane, Washington
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We will definitely come back here. Good location, great price, nice people and had all we needed. Next time would like to stay much longer! Nice that we could rent bikes on the spot...and just take off!

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Stephanie Thank you for taking the time to write us your review!! We love to hear when we are doing something right!! I am excited to see you had such a great time and are already planning on returning. If you haven't already booked your next stay with us, please be sure to reach out so we can get you... More 

Duck Creek Village, Utah
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Our first time to Sanibel we booked Anchor Inn for 4 nights and thought we were getting a great deal at $300 per night. Turned out to be well maintained but very old cement block straight from the 50's. It is a good ways to the beaches so plan on uaing your car or be a good biker. Traffic can... More 

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I am sorry to hear you were less then satisfied with your stay with us. We strive to offer a family friendly affordable location for all our guests. We have a very clear cancellation policy in which we typically do not offer refunds at all, I will speak to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on beautiful Sanibel Island, Anchor Inn offers affordable accommodations in a lush tropical setting. Private A-frame cottages, standard hotel rooms and fully equipped 1 and 2 room efficiencies are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor Inn & Cottages

Address: 1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $142 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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