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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Phil and the other staff went out of their way to comfortably and adequately house us for a romantic evening getaway on OSC Fort Myers Beach. Most chill hotel ever, must stay here!!!! Thank you guys!!! We had a much needed escape and had amazing fun. Shipwreck hotel is a great choice!!

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

The staff of the Shipwreck thanks you for your kind remarks, especially Phil :) Sounds like your getaway was great, we are glad you chose us!

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Looking for a long weekend, booked at the Shipwreck. Its not new, 1950's era I imagine. Centrally located in Ft Meyers Beach. A block from Times Square. Clean, everything worked. Easy walk to the beach, shopping, restaurants. Staff could not have been friendlier. Rose, housekeeper for our room, very attentive and helpful.

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of Shipwreck Motel. Our staff strives to be the best possible, we are glad you noticed! Thank you especially from Rose :) You're right, our location can't be beat!

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Very clean, Rose our housekeeper was very attentive. Due to road construction traffic was terrible, when we got to the hotel parked the car and walked, hotel was very convenient to the beach, had a lagoon in back with a ring side seats for watching fish jump out of the water, have been a dolphin the morning of the afternoon...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Rose was delighted that you gave her such a great review, I'm sure she deserved it :) We are so happy that you experienced the sealife in the lagoon. It doesn't matter how many times you see a manatee or dolphin, it is always a thing of beauty. Thank you for your review.

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Went here with my wife for an over nighter on my birthday. We were able to park our boat in a slip right outside our room. The slip was included with the price of the room. The room was bright and clean and had everything you would need including stove, refrigerator and microwave. The room is a couple minute walk...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review your stay with us. We are so happy you discovered our place and chose to spend your birthday here at the Shipwreck. We certainly hope that you don't wait another 10 years to come to the beach! The boat slips are a real bonus, especially for locals like yourselves. Hope to see...

Reviewed 3 November 2015

We recently stayed at the Shipwreck and spoke with Phil who gave us the best price and accomodations. Nice rooms, pool side view, ocean is minutes away! I love the ambiance and nostalgia is great! Its walking distance for everything and the staff is absolutely amazing!! Christine and the rest of the gang there, THANK YOU!!!! We will always come...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Thank you for your review!! We are so pleased that you had The Best Stay Ever!!! We have been working very hard to make sure that our guests have comfortable accommodations. We have even more restaurants coming to the OSC (old San Carlos) soon!! We at the Shipwreck look forward to having you stay with us again soon!!...

North Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We have stayed at the Shipwreck before and both times have been great. They have 2 pools and the view is great. The gift shop is the best on Fort Myers Beach. You name it they have it. The staff is always ready to please and the prices are good. If your on Fort Myers Beach go to the Shipwreck,...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Shipwreck Motel and our Shipwreck Store!!! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Birthday weekend!! Hope you book with us again for your next Birthday...You will see the new Restaurants and stores coming to the OSC (Old San Carlos Blvd). Thanks again and we look forward to serving you again...

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had excellent service - great view - great company - Jaye and Rose Rock they were on top of all of our needs and we appreciate customer servicing above all things and we will be back..... all of our pirate friends try to find a good motel or hotel and they will if they stay here. Others are nice...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Shipwreck during this years Pirate Fest!! Rose and Jaye say thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We have a great Staff here at The Shipwreck and it is with great Customers like you that we can help let our staff know how wonderful they are!!! Thanks again and we hope...

Newbury, Ohio
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Spent my first vacation there. Clean rooms, pleasant personnel. Would definitely return there again. Adequate for ones' needs. Close proximity to many shops and restaurants and of course the beach. Shop had many a lot of different items to purchase.

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit with us. We have a great shipwreck crew at the Motel and inside the Shipwreck store. We hope that you will continue to plan your future vacations at The Shipwreck. You will be happy to know that there are more stores and restaurants coming to the OSC (Old San Carlos Blvd)...

Haine city Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We stay for 4 days, during the Pirate Invasion festival. We love the proximity to the beaches, lots of places to eat and enjoy. Very clean, very friendly and great customer service. some rooms are small but were good for our purpose. Very safe area where you can visit or stay as a family ambiance.

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so Much for reviewing The Shipwreck. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations during this years Pirate Festival. We have one of the best locations for catching events, dining and enjoying the beach. We have more things getting ready to open on Old San Carlos Blvd (OSC) so we hope you will return and stay with us....

Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We had a great week. The location was perfect- close to the beach and plenty of shopping and places to eat. The room was great. The kitchenette was perfect. The room was clean- Rose did a great job. She was always working around the place. The pool was nice, used it daily!

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Nice! You are nice! as well. Thanks for your review. Rose will be delighted to hear. She is a valuable asset to our team.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eclectic, Key West Style Motel. Situated on a lovely lagoon. Boat dock, BBQ grills, 2 pools. Tiki huts. Efficiency rooms, 1 and 2 bedrooms also available. Located on Famous Old San Carlos Blvd. between Times Square and the Back Bay. Walk to everything! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shipwreck Motel

Address: 237 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2145
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: $179 - $346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwreck Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“room in the rear a quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ovidiokaba, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner room and pool side. There is a bay out back to relax by also.”
 of 5 bubbles V7264LGtanyab, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great room choices”
 of 5 bubbles 821nanak, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most all the rooms face the pools (2) and a couple of the bigger rooms face the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles karenwG371RM, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“our room was next to the pool....”
 of 5 bubbles MitchB15, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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