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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Charming with Fabulous view! Quiet and private beach. Nice pool. Very clean and well kept up in our renovated Sea Chest. 1st timers- Bring your staples! Coffee, filters, etc not provided. A/C worked great. Shower had good water pressure. You can hear people staying in the attached Beach Comber, but not really an issue. Had to learn a lot on...

1Thank Kathy L
Pleasant Plains, Illinois
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Looking for a quaint cottage a few steps away from the gulf along with one of the best beaches for shelling on Sanibel? It's right here. No need to bring umbrellas, beach chairs, shelling equipment. How about a 1 or 2 person kayak when the water conditions are right? They're here. How about friendly personal service at all times? It's...

1Thank Bruce H
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 March 2013

My husband and I rented #7 for a week beginning March 9. The kitchen was very well equipped with all the essentials as was the bath. The furnishings were very comfortable and in good condition. There is lots of storage and it's easy to stay uncluttered and organized. The windows in this unit are the best part, very bright throughout....

1Thank Jane30127
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2013

i just love this place. It's been 17 years since we were last on Sanibel. And that time we stayed in a second floor condo. It was nice. but it could have been anywhere. Mitchell's is a bit of Old Florida. A ramble of 1, 2, and 3-bedroom bungalows spread out amongst sugar-sand pathways and lanes with trees and bougainvillea....

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Essex Junction, Vermont
Reviewed 3 March 2013

We just visited Sanibel for the first time and we chose to stay at Mitchells Sandcastles. I based our choice on the reviews on Tripadvisor and price. We stayed for a week - 6 nights in Sea Chest and then 1 night in cottage #4 (for the same price) because Sea Chest was only available those first 6 nights. Sea...

2Thank cspolski
Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We just spent two weeks at Mitchell's. This was our first time here and were were very satisfied by everything. Our cottage was on the beach with a deck where we could relax and watch the beach and the beautiful sunsets. We really enjoyed eating lunch on the deck watching and listening to the waves in the gulf. We also...

2Thank BJW804
Holliston, MA
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Just left on Tuesday afternoon after my 2nd time at Mitchell's and I can't wait to go back! The cottages are updated and clean, the property is beautifully maintained and the location cannot be beat. Joel and Orianna do such a nice job making all of the guests feel comfortable and relaxed. I really don't have anything negative to share!!

1Thank dmr319
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2013

We wanted a quiet week on the beach to relax, and this was what we enjoyed. We stayed in #8 which was great for a couple. It was clean, had all the basics for self catering, open plan, nicely decorated & furnished. We had good pre and onsite service from Joel and having access to bicycles helped us to see...

2Thank David T
Stow, Ohio
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The greatest asset is its location. It is right on what several passers by said is "my favorite beach in Sanibel." Great shelling, very quiet. Joel acts as your host and does that well. Bikes, kayaks, beach chairs, beach unbrellas are all included. Bring your own beach towels. Our room, Pelican, was cosy, clean and had a small kitchen. As...

5Thank Dale L
Wilton, CT
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I hesitated to write this review because I selfishly wanted to keep Mitchell's Sand Castles to myself (and, okay, the hundreds of other TripAdvisor members who have stayed at and love this place). But as the owner of a small business myself, I know how important good reviews are. Mitchell's is a gem, a charming collection of cottages right on...

13Thank JustJ33

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Mitchell's Sandcastles

Address: 3951 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5298
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Mitchell`s Sandcastles Hotel Sanibel Island
Mitchells Sandcastles Sanibel Island
Mitchells Sandcastles Hotel Sanibel Island
Mitchell's Sandcastles Sanibel Island, Florida
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“#10 has a wonderful ocean view, is very comfortable”
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“The entire place was quiet and ask when a reservation is made what they recommend.”
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“The driftwood room has a great view of the ocean”
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