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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Jensen's never disappoints. We stayed in the Penthouse which is our favorite suite. The view from the room, or the screened-in porch, is so wonderful you almost do not need to go outside; but of course we do. The semi-private beach, just a stroll out the front door, along with all the beach amenities included is just perfect. This is... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

If you are looking for a comfortable beach front location, it does not get much better than this. You would have to rent a private home to find anything comparable on Captiva. We stayed in the South Suite # 3 for a weekend getaway for our anniversary and it was delightful. The unit has a large screen patio that directly... More 

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Literally on the gulf and equipped with everything we needed for a long weekend away. We stayed in the Post Office "sweet" with our own little yard, kitchen, living room, screen in porch. We enjoyed the beach day and night just steps from our little place. Were able to balance easy meals at "home" with a special meal out, perfect... More 

Thank Jon H
Johnstown, Colorado
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stayed in the PO Box room. It was clean, quiet, comfortably spacious with a screened in porch and only seconds from the gulf. The owners were always available to help, offer suggestions of things to see/do, and made us feel genuinely welcome.

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South Orange, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Jensen's on the Gulf is a very small hotel with five rooms of varying sizes, just about 100 feet from a private beach. We stayed there in the third week of March which is, of course, high season. From the Fort Meyers airport it took us an hour and half to get out to Captiva in the afternoon. It is... More 

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Topsfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We reserved the small P.O.Box about 3 months prior to our visit which was the 3rd week of March we had hoped to get a unit with a kitchen but were too late. This had a living/bedroom w/king bed, bath and screen porch w/table & 2 chairs. It's very well maintained & comfortable for 2 but not more, It has... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We loved the location and the level of care and attention staying here. It's really a wonderful treasure. We made last minute reservations, and got the only room left : the Post Office Box. No beach view, small room attached to a larger (Post Office Sweet) room. It was immaculate and comfortable. I think the only downside is that we... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed here in January. The apartment was very large, well equipped, nicely decorated with a seaside theme and had an incredible view of the ocean. There were chairs etc that could be taken to the beach which was on your door step.The bed was comfortable and you could hear the ocean from the bed. The bathroom was a little... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed in the P.O. Box and it was a great cottage. the bathroom had recently been redone and it was quiet and private. the beach at Jensen's is amazing. It is lovely to just sit and read a book or walk by the water and enjoy the day. We had a minor problem with our toilet and the staff... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

When I planned my trip to Captiva, I wanted a small resort that would be clean, quiet, on the beach, and walkable to restaurants. Jensen's on the gulf met this criteria. We stayed in a room in the back, the PO Box. The room was clean, comfortable, and had a nice porch suitable to enjoying breakfast and the occasional visitor... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $213 - $1,397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
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“Ask for a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles PattiM658, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in gulf side”
 of 5 bubbles 306shawnp, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse or Honeymoon suites have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles W7656AAjohnl, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is a good option”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltW8154WT, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse & Honeymoon Suite are on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles susanrstrong, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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