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Mitchell's Sandcastles
Ranked #12 of 20 Hotels in Sanibel Island
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 7, 2010

You can believe all the rave reviews about Mitchell's since the new owners took over. We have been going to Mitchell's for 14 years, and now it is better than ever! Our cottage - the Pelican - has been totally renovated and has new furniture, but retains the old style Florida cottage that feels so much like home. The new owners are great, and do everything to ensure that your stay is what you want it to be. Definitely the place to stay if you like spending more time on the beach than in a condo.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 4, 2010

I have stayed at Mitchell's since 1995. The old owner was out of state and only cared about profits. The new owners are residents and are always on site. The improvements I have seen are noteworthy. Pay no attention to the old posts, they no longer apply. Ask for Joe or his wife and they will see to it your needs are taken care of.

  • Stayed: January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 27, 2009

We were worried because of several terrible reviews, but decided to book for 3 days in the Sea Breeze house, anyways. We were very pleasantly surprised to find it had been renovated and all the furniture had been replaced. It was clean, Wi-Fi connection worked perfectly and we liked the new owners. We did not understand what the ugly reviews had been about. The only thing we didn't like, because we are birdwatchers, was that the Austrailian pines on the property had been cut way back and were quite ugly. Then we found the woodpeckers liked the new arrangement, so who were we to complain ?

We come every year for 3 or 4 days in November, and this year was the best, so we'll be back next year.

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 18, 2009

FOR 38 YRS... NOW ////New owners....awesome...remodeled. I have been going to mitchells for 38 years.I grew up with mr mitchell(for 3 weks every december anyway)....Those people expecting a condo type atmosphere plz stay away...if you want beach,sun,friends,PEACE You stay at mitchells. If you need any fishing tips at the beach you come talk to me around DEC 202009...Ask for JB You want stories I got em! Mitchells was in bad shape ,but that has changed....if you wantthe history of the place you come talk to JB ...OR email me at munkeytofu@gmail.com. JB

  • Stayed: December 2008, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 8, 2009

We loved Mitchell's because it's homey and comfortable. We always feel like we are getting back to our own FL cottage, instead of like we are staying in a commercial place. You can keep the chain hotels and motels. There's nothing like it and we love the fact that our little dog is welcome, too. Great shelling beach!

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 17, 2016
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  • Stayed: April 2016, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 13, 2015
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Room Tip: Ich glaube hier kann ich alle Cottages empfehlen - hier ist nichts weit vom Strand weg und alles sup...
  • Stayed: May 2015, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Mitchell's Sandcastles

Address: 3951 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5298
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #12 of 20 Hotels in Sanibel Island
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
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