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Anchor Inn & Cottages
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Anchor Inn is an older property-from 1950's I was told. is appealing for its quaintness-tables outside the tidy room for evening relaxation and socialization. Unfortunately, a so-so, overpriced restaurant is next door and every night there is noise until after midnight! rock band music,etc-the dum-dum of the drum just doesn't let up.
the staff is very friendly but the location on Periwinkle is like ona major highway on weekday mornings when the tradesmen descend upon the island. it subsides, but definitely diminishes the ambiance.
rates are, apparently, less but that is only due to the inflated prices for lodging--we saw vacancy everywhere when there (second week of Dec) but hard to get a good price unless you can come over and haggle, I guess. won't return.

Room Tip: rooms on the back are clearly quieter location, but costlier suites
  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank HARLAND R
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

With little time to spare, I found the Anchor Inn & Cottages on line in two days. Not knowing what to expect, I am so glad I choose this little piece of heaven. We stayed in the cottage that offered everything and more. The kitchen was stocked with all the necessary utensils, big cold fridge, comfortable beds, spacious, roomy, cool pool, the most awesome and friendliest staff you could ever meet. The cottage is close to all public beaches, restaurants and shops. We really enjoyed our stay here and vow to come back. If your looking to stay at a affordable cozy dream haven... This is your place. Thank you Anchor Inn & Cottages, Diane and Luke for making this weekend special for us..!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank nancyalcalde
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

We stayed at the Anchor Inn & Cottages over Thanksgiving holiday and it was an absolute treasure! We brought our two dogs and had an absolute blast. The cottage was very large, clean, and comfortable. The staff was incredibly nice and outgoing. Great local food and beach access close-by! We will be back.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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2  Thank Sloane905
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

YOU MUST STAY HERE! We stayed in the pitch roof cottages and they're so cute! There are two bedrooms - one upstairs overlooking the living room and there's a full kitchen too.
We were going to move on the 2nd night but the owner offered for us to stay in the cottage for the same price as the smaller rooms. She was really helpful and an easy going happy person. We both felt very relaxed here - there's a river at the back and the whole place is in a really pretty, peaceful setting.
It's in a great location for restaurants and traveling around the island - it's not far from the beach at all.
We hired bikes from the hotel and enjoyed the sunsets from the various beaches. At the end of our stay we were told there was no charge for the bikes as she was pleased we had fun!
I would definitely recommend staying here for your visit to Sanibel!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Linda N
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

stayed here 3rd week of october, 2012. very nice and clean. nice pool area and bbq grills available. stayed in the A-frame cabins, has every thing for preparing meals. full kitchen, all utensils, cookware, and dishes provided. plenty of towels with clean ones provided each day. Cabin had 2 bedrooms, sleeper sofa, 2 TV's, walk in shower. Great location for beaches, 2 grocery stores nearby for supplies. Can walk to beach in 10 minutes or so. will be staying here again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank charles w
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