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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place seems to be geared for family stays, but practically vacant early August. Staff very nice, room was actually a small apartment with a separate TV room and kitchen (small but functional) screened porch for privacy. We will be going back again. Good food around and bike paths if you want to bring them.

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Wayland, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colony Inn property is wonderful. We originally were in C-46 but it has such a horrible mold/mildew smell we became ill. Staff moved us to another unit which was absolutely perfect. We don't know why they would ever rent a unit like C-46 with such a bad mold problem.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Inn is very aged and worn out, but it's saving grace is it's cleanliness and location to the beach. We could hear the neighbors on each side as well as above us. The window air conditioners were loud, so we used only one at night. Even with a groupon, I did not feel it was good value for the...

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Parkton, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Colony Inn rooms were very clean and spacious with a screened in porch (that had beach chairs and a few beach toys), living room, small kitchen (with full size fridge and dishwasher), bathroom (huge shower), and bedroom (super comfy beds and pillows). The pool was a decent size and there was a nice upper sun deck. The walk to...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great pool , location , and brief walk to beach !! Good for shelling !! So many shops and restaurants within walking distance !! Had a marvelous, relaxing time! This was our second vacation at Colony Inn and we will continue to return !! It is perfect for kids and adults of any age.

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Troon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The room was fantastic couldn't have asked for anything else. Beds were comfy - TVs in both rooms - little area to sit out - fridge, cooker not that we used but I could easily have stayed longer. Just a 5 min walk & your on a beautiful beach. There was a pool in hotel but we never used.

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Florida
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was my second trip to Colony Inn, second review also, I had booked for Labor Day weekend, had to cancel, booked again for October, had to cancel, booked for Veteran's Day weekend, which we finally made. Penny in the office could not have been more welcoming. She also never batted an eye when I had to reschedule twice. For...

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

It doesn't get any better! So clean, adorable, well cared for complex, was a breathe of fresh air from the moment we opened the door! Looks just as nice as it does in photos (which is often not the case). Great island! Plan to do much shelling tomorrow. Thank you Colony Inn for a great 1st stay to your island!...

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Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We just stayed at the colony Inn August 8 thru the 12th, and we had a wonderful time. We stayed in a great condo C50, it had everything that you need from pots, pans, beach chairs etc.We will definitely will be returning soon.

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Manchester, UK
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in C-52, it was really nicely decorated, clean and very well equipped. We were there for two nights and had a very comfortable stay, we could have easily stayed longer. The pool was nice and it was a short walk to the beach. We had beach chairs provided. As a family of four with teenagers, this accommodation gave...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a short Stroll from the pristine beaches of Sanibel, famous for sea shelling, Colony Resort is located on the "Quiet side of the Island" minutes from the Historic Lighthouse, fishing pier and in biking distance to World Ding Darling Wildlife Refugee. Located on 26 miles of bicycle paths among tropical vegetation Colony Resort offers 1 bedroom/ 1 bath condominium and cottage accomadations. All units have fully equipped kitchens, screened lanai's or balconies, free Wi-Fi and long distance phone calls. Heated fresh water pool for year round use. Rates vary throughout the year and specials are offered seasonably. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colony Inn

Address: 419 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7201
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $219 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colony Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Go off season late August and book directly for a better rate.”
 of 5 bubbles JosephT528, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Never rent C-46!”
 of 5 bubbles sparowsn, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Honestly it's such a remote little place that I guess everyone is looking for peace.”
 of 5 bubbles 533sheilam, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ground floor, corner rooms have access to outside from the screened porch”
 of 5 bubbles FloridaMollyMac, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This unit is on the end so you get an extra window and a view of the pool”
 of 5 bubbles heidim315, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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