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Anchor Inn & Cottages

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“room efficiency”(6 reviews)
“bike rentals”(14 reviews)
“corn hole”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Restaurant
Suites
Fitness centre
Business Centre
2 Star Hotel
Located on beautiful Sanibel Island, Anchor Inn offers affordable accommodations in a lush tropical setting. Private A-frame cottages, standard hotel rooms and fully equipped 1 and 2 room efficiencies are available.
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Location and contact
1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4720
30.6 km to Southwest Florida Regional Airport
34 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My sister and I thought we were booking a room for a shelling trip at the Tropical Winds hotel and cottage.We did not realize our phone call was forwarded to a "sister resort" The Anchor Inn. The management was horrible said we never made a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cute cabin. It could use some TLC. The kitchen was not very well appointed. When we asked they had forgotten to put dishes in there. It had ants and the back room smelled musty like they had tried to clean the carpet...More

Thank trvel
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - We are sorry to see you had a less then pleasant stay with us. Thank you for bringing these items to our attention so that we can address them with our staff.. I do hope that you mentioned them...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a little cottage circa 1980. The cottage could use some updating. No beach access. It is centrally located to bike rentals, restaurants and DQ. I probably won't return wanting to be closer to the beach.More

Thank Kathryn R
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review. We are proud to be located right on the bike paths and centrally located for people who want to be close to all the shops and restaurants. The beach access is about 1/4 mile from us. We try to...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

No margaritas were involved in creating this review. It's older, white noise window units, quirky sloped ceilings, a heated pool(odd in hot weather), onsite BBQ grills(bring your own charcoal and matches). I was happy to have a fridge to put my half n half in....More

1  Thank CypressTX_Traveler
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Manager at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for the review!! Yes we had some previous managers who let some things fall thru the cracks, but we have made leaps and strides towards correcting all that by bringing in new managers and new staff members, who are concentrating on the guest...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Sanibel for many years. This time we stayed at Anchor Inn. Never again! We was greeted by this awful woman. She had no clue about the island. We stayed in a room with 2 queen beds. VERY DIRTY ROOM AND DOWN TO THE...More

1  Thank sunflowergirl1802
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to see you had less then a pleasant stay with us. We do wish that you had brought your issues to us directly so we could address them with you instead of on here. The white dog you...More

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Located on beautiful Sanibel Island, Anchor Inn offers affordable accommodations in a lush tropical setting. Private A-frame cottages, standard hotel rooms and fully equipped 1 and 2 room efficiencies are ...More available. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (82)
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Global_Ir
6 June 2018|
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Where are you trying to book thru?? if you book via our website site there is no extra charges for people.
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kmm1950
19 August 2017|
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Response from Jayne G | Reviewed this property |
we stayed in an a frame cottage which had an open plan kitchen diner and sitting room. More than enough space
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kmerce
10 April 2017|
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Response from GuestSvsMgmt | Property representative |
We typically charge 20 per night per pet. We will sometimes make exceptions based on your length of stay- you can call and speak to someone directly and see if there would be any sort of discount based on your length of... More
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"We enjoyed A18, add a portable bed, put the kid to sleep & sit &relax right outside your room door."
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"The cottages are great for families"
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"Bring your own shampoo, soap, hair dryer and if possible, sheets!"
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"None; I will not be staying here again."
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