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Blue Dolphin Cottages

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cottages”(35 reviews)
“every morning”(21 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Special Offer: Free Beach Chairs!
Offers from Blue Dolphin Cottages
Special Offer: Free Beach Chairs!
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Reviewed yesterday

Twenty one years ago we discovered the Blue Dolphin on our honeymoon to Sanibel Island. We had such a wonderful experience, our plan was to return every year after unfortunately life had different plans for us and 21 years passed by. My husband surprised me...More

Thank lizzardlee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always a pleasant stay at The Blue Dolphin Cottages. Rooms are bright and cheerful. Walk out of your door onto the sand. Chairs, umbrellas, and bikes/helmets available at no extra charge. Shelling is excellent!

Thank Shirley P
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 2 days ago

Love the simple life. Glad you enjoyed your stay and our amenities.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand that if you just "change your mind" you don't get money refunded. On Nov. 2nd I fell and broke my wrist badly and fractured my back. I had to have surgery. It was a few days before my PAID stay and I didn't...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The best place to stay on Sanibel, and I've stayed at many of the hotels! The staff is helpful and courteous - the premises are beautiful - and the accommodations are one of a kind. Not your typical hotel room - you can have a...More

Thank Jc214538
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for the review. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Sand fleas are no joke. These little suckers will find you in 0.02 seconds and their bite is definitely harder than a regular flea. My entire body was covered in extremely itchy little sores after our first evening there. These bites itch for an ungodly...More

3  Thank Brittany W
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 4 January 2018

We are sorry you were effected by the bugs that plague the Island. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g34616-i231-k3021229-Noseeums-Sanibel_Island_Florida.html There are several of these forums on Trip Advisor. I hope you can find a product that works. We have displayed a couple on our Facebook page.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$134 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$134 - US$324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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MissouriUSAButterfly
15 January 2017|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
Please look at our website for pictures and discriptions of our rooms. All our rooms have air conditioning. I have a 1 bedroom apartment available for $2263.43 and an efficiency available for $1974.83. These rates are for... More
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MissouriUSAButterfly
12 January 2017|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
The 1 bedroom apartments have central air, the other rooms have splits.
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FortMyersRecycler
28 December 2016|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
Hi Our rates are on our website for Blue Dolphin Cottages Please let us know when you are interested in making a reservation.
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"We stayed at the last room facing the ocean. It was magical."
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"All of them are good."
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"#1 is closest to the parking lot, an apt style duplex. Very private. Larger #s are closer to the water..."
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"Look on their website for photos of each unit, how it is furnished, and the price."
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