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Dolphin Inn
Ranked #17 of 48 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
Certificate of Excellence
naples, florida
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56 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Rooms are very spacious and clean!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Our room had a king bed and queen and twin on porch, large living and dining room and full kitchen. Travis was wonderful and I would stay at The Dolphin Inn again. Walking distance to Villa Santani Plaza for food and fun.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank sillywilly
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Vantaa, Finland
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This was our 4th visit on this hotel and there is very likely to be 5th and 6th ones too. Ok, so the hotel isn't in the heat of Ft. Myers Beach so if you want action, you might want to get a hotel near the pier. But the beach is only 100 yards away from the hotel. The beach is huge, wide, long and just white powdery sand as far as you can see. We've seen dolphins swim near the beach at least 15 times. There's usually 2–3 dolphins that swim along the beach from south to north.

Ok the hotel. The owner is originally from Germany and is very nice and funny too. Rooms are big enough and for a little extra you'll get bigger rooms. I suggest you spend a bit more to your accomodation to get a bigger room than their standard room is. Parking is free of course and with a car you'll get anywhere fast enough.

A good hotel for the money.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

What a wonderful location in Ft. Myers Beach. Travis and Lynn were very helpful. We enjoyed watching the sun rise outside our room overlooking the Canal. Took a short stroll that evening to enjoy the sunset overlooking the gulf. Loved the super large warm pool. Visit was way to short. Can't wait to go back to spend more time. Nice that they offer bike rentals as this would definitely be the best way to get around town.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cathy N
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england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Looking over a small harbour, this was a pleasant spacious apartment for four. Easy parking, good warm pool and 50 yards from the beach. Reasonable kitchen facilities, comfortable if a little worn furniture and a great shower. Excellent family value... recommended.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Steggs
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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191 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Travis & staff were great. Very helpful & accommodating. If you go, strongly suggest upper lanai bay view,as it has a large screened lanai overlooking a canal. Close to beach & shopping, but away from the madness that is Fort Myers Beach.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank TIMOTHY S
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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We stayed there over the night in December. Very nice and cozy hotel located on the canal. They have a huge hitted pool, we likes that it was really deep. The view from our room was just great! In the morning we had a nice trip in kayak all over canal. Rooms are also very nice. We defiantly want to come back in that beautiful place.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Elena M
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Woodstock, Georgia
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here a few years ago when the new owners had just bought the place. They've done a great job updating the place and it looks like the rest of the rooms will all be brand new sometime in 2013. Very friendly owners, very helpful, knowledgable and flexible. Bike rentals, boat dock, beach access. Family run, so they know what kids like and always have great advice.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Thank jaxel
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Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Property: Dolphin Inn
Address: 6555 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4499
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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