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Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“the cottages”(76 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were worried about the red tide . They reassured us prior to our arrival. Everything was clean on the beach . Upon arrival all was perfect . Lovely cottage, beach clean and its perfect! Great staff! Thank you castaways team.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to disconnect, relax, and be back to when phones, a/c and cars were not a necessity, and we've got it. Cozy cottage, nice restaurants around at walking distance, the beach is simply perfect. We went kayaking, and OMG! What a beautiful scenery. I...More

Thank Keys16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right across from the beach and 3 restaurants to walk to. We parked and never moved the car. To get to eat, the pool or the beach I don't think we ever walked 100 yards. The full kitchen made it easy to whip...More

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Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 week ago

right on the beach, great sunsets, very private areas for charter trips, and snorkeling. Excellent for kayak trips as well. Plenty of great seashells to be found. The only downfall is, the place is way overpriced for the places you rent.

Thank David L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it here. It was exactly what I expected. 20th anniversary trip. Glad we didn't stay here with our kids, they might be bored, but we loved it. We shelled , rode bikes and walked the beach. Location was perfect. Cottage is rustic, don't expect...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Bay View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 Family Hotel in Sanibel Island
#11 Great View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#3 Quaint Hotel in Sanibel Island
#1 Harbor View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 Charming Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Bay View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 Family Hotel in Sanibel Island
#11 Great View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#3 Quaint Hotel in Sanibel Island
#1 Harbor View Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 Charming Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (353)
Room & Suite (349)
Pool & Beach (118)
Dining (5)
Amenities (30)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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StephanieLeith
14 April 2018|
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Response from donOrlando | Reviewed this property |
The beaches at the cottages/motel are very nice....instead of walking to Blind Pass, walk straight across San-Cap road onto the beach, turn left (south) on the beach and you will be walking away from Blind Pass. There are... More
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Jodi L
29 December 2017|
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Response from FortMyersRecycler | Reviewed this property |
Castaways is steps from Blind pass, for shelling, fishing and also see the dolphins around lunch time., Castaways cottages is on the beach and the bay...great little grocery, deli store next door, restaurant across the... More
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mbg996
11 December 2017|
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Response from Betty P | Reviewed this property |
We arrived 2-3 hours earlier and got in, but our unit had not been occupied immediately prior. It seemed to depend on how much cleaning had to be done after prior occupants leave--and when they leave. (If they check out... More
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"Check water conditions before heading to sanibel"
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"Cottages on the Gulf side are a few feet from the beach; all are renovated inside and out."
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"I know that cottages 1-9 are on the beach - and it is excellent!!!"
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"We had the cheapest room and were told it was a studio. It had a living room, king sized bedroom and bath and..."
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