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    Blue Dolphin Cottages

    4227 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5199
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (362)
    Pool & Beach (78)
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    Overview

    • Excellent75%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Offers from Blue Dolphin Cottages
    Special Offer: Free Beach Chairs!
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    1 review
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Fantastic, beautiful and quiet place.......... Excellent customer service........ 10 steps away from the beach......... Clean and cozy rooms. Will definitely come back!....if you like quite places, this is the one for you....!!!

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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I don't have enough words to describe our wonderful stay. It is a family owned hotel and they greeted us warmly when we arrived. Our room was a studio almost fully equipped, very clean. They offer continental breakfast and that too was very nice. 20...More

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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We have visited Sanibel often and enjoyed the natural simple atmosphere. This was our first time to stay at Blue Dolphin and were looking for a homey welcoming place. It completely met and exceeded our expectation our expectations. We appreciated the roominess of our unit...More

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    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

    What else could you ask for? Walk right out onto the serene white sandy beach for ideal shelling, dolphin siting daily and spectacular sunsets. Rooms are equipped with everything you need - whether it's for a few nights or a month. Free bikes, lawn chairs...More

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    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are happy you had a nice experience while staying with us. We hope to see you again. Thank you for the nice review.

    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    Quiet and peaceful place with the Gulf beach a just couple of steps away. Good bicycles and beach lounge chairs free for guest use and a nice room kitchen in the room. The room was very clean and everything worked well. Locks on the doors...More

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    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are glad to have met you and hope to see you again. Thank you for the review.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (362)
    Pool & Beach (78)
    Dining (4)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    MissouriUSAButterfly
    Hi Jerry I am very interested in staying at blue dolphin We are wanting a full size refrigerator I had ask about the central air You said the one bedroom had central air What do the rest of the places have We need air conditioning In some of the pictures it looks like Fans in the windows? Plus we will be on the island for 13 days We were also wondering is there a washer and dryer We hate to drag a bunch of clothes with us We are looking to come 17 till 30 June Please advise Thank you for your time Ingrid
    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
    Do the unit have central air
    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
    No rates listed, am lee County yearround resident seeking small one room accommodation-am senior citizen-thanks-Happy new year
    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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    Room Tips
    "They are all good."
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    "Units 6 and 7 have a picture window to the gulf."
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    "Units 6 or 7 are the larger units with a separate bedroom and picture windows overlooking the beach. But..."
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    "We had an end room next to the large bird cage -- I loved hearing them in the mornings but would prefer an..."
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