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Shalimar Cottages and Motel

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2823 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5701 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. Yes, a tad outdated but very clean and steps from a beautiful beach on famous pristine Sanibel Island. Owner very kindly personally showed us both a cottage and motel room so we could decide which accommodation suited us best. Beach chairs (not lounge...More

Thank Valerie523
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Have been staying here for about five years and love it. We stay in the motel section so don’t know about the cottages.. The rooms are comfortable and there is a patio with lovely views of the beach and coastline. It is in a quiet...More

Thank biggles51
Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 26 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place is great and very relaxing, we stayed in a cottage and it was very quiet and a clean cottage. My only negative is the beach at the moment with the red tide, seems no one pitches in to help clean the shore of...More

Thank levydawg17
Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

If you are looking for relaxation on the beach, this is the place for you. We stayed in the motel part of the property, each room faces the beach. We were on the second floor and had the most beautiful view every morning. Plenty of...More

1  Thank judithann60
Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Very friendly & accommodating staff! Great location on the beach and near to everything! However, do not plan on using their WiFi - it is non-existent on a good day! Stayed 8 days and struggled constantly to get internet! Also, the couch/sleeper in the cottage...More

1  Thank Richard C
Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 26 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

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Description
Shalimar is an Old Florida-style resort of 33 units located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Blending in with the natural beauty of the island, Shalimar offers many features without spoiling the natural atmosphere. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Air Conditioning
Golf course
Heated pool
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$181 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Cottages And Motel Sanibel Island, Florida
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$181 - US$448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
,
Shalimar Cottages And Motel Sanibel Island, Florida
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
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Pool & Beach (94)
Dining (1)
Amenities (10)
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Jennifer P
31 July 2018|
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Response from levydawg17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we are actually on our way home from Shalimar and Sanibel, they just cleaned the beach a day or two ago, but dead marine life is still washing up. I wouldn’t recommend you cancel, (they don’t give deposits back I... More
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"Rooms on the lower floor suffer from noise of other guests walking overhead."
biggles51
24 Aug 2018
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"All motel rooms have view of the beach and gulf. Second floor rooms are quieter due to first floor having..."
judithann60
29 Jul 2018
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"There are only two motel rooms ON the beach. #11 is one but I can't remember the first floor room..."
BetsyB554
9 Jul 2018
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"nice location overall. quiet area."
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19 May 2018
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