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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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Rye, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a boat for a day from Jensen. They have been around for at least 50 years and they really are quaint cottages, bare bone facilities, and friendly people. Cost about $225 for a day rental plus gas at the end of a day. Even saw a few manatee hanging around in the warm cove.

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Laurel, Maryland
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first stay at Jensen on the Gulf at Post office Sweet. It was charming, and looks like bathroom, furniture, flooring was recently updated. Very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The staff could not have been nicer. Everything for the beach was provided and in good condition. The beach was so close by. Loved it and would stay...

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Broomall
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband and I were touring around Captiva and I wanted to see tis cottage on the beach. I had researched online so I knew Jensons was one I wanted to see. I was fortunate to meet someone who was staying in one of the cottage on the beach and she invited us in to see her accommodation. . Well,...

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Freiburg, Deutschland
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nice Cottage but not so nice as the others some Meters further ... But we had a Appartment 3 and we are direct on the Mainroad ... also the terasse is direct 2 Meters from the Mainroad ... not for this hy price ... so only 3 points .... room was clean ...good kitchen ...

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New York
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed here a few times. Wonderful location right on the beach. Great place to go to recharge your batteries and read some books. Not a lot of dining options around and entertainment is self- derived. But this is sometimes just what the doctor ordered.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

arrived to awesome service, the staff explained everything on the phone very well so we knew what to expect of the accommodations. We stayed in #1 on the bottom floor-although small it was just what we wanted because we needed a bed only and minimal facilities to relax for the entire week. The beach was a short walk, we used...

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 December 2016

After walking by Jensen's on several prior visits to Captiva, we decided to give it a try for a spontaneous long weekend. We had already experienced their fantastic service at the Marina. We came during a slow week on the island, so were able to get a reservation easily. They offered to upgrade us at a reduced rate if the...

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seattle
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Our first visit to Captiva, great place to vacation and relax and Jensen's property is a fantastic spot if it weren't for the pretty constant and loud traffic noise we experienced in the Post Office suite. We closed everything up and turned on the A/C at night so we slept well. The place was so clean and comfortable, above and...

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Sandown, NH, United States
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Jensen's on the gulf is awesome. We stayed in the penthouse suite and it was beyond great. We booked at the last minute because we didn't like the place we had booked and lucked out, the suite was available! Keith and the staff were wonderful. Within of walking distance (on the beach) to many great eateries in Captiva village. I...

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The perfect beach vacation - like having your own oceanfront apartment. It was unpretentious, clean, and comfortable. Beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas are provided, and there are grills to use, as well as a full kitchen. We had a quiet room, not facing the road. The beach is beautiful, a long stretch of sand to walk, with warm clear water...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: ₹ 9,751 - ₹ 64,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida
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“upper rooms for larger groups, #1 on ground floor, simple and easy”
 of 5 bubbles Castingcares13, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any of the suites would be nice but Penthouse is outstanding”
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 of 5 bubbles MDWMN, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles PattiM658, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in gulf side”
 of 5 bubbles 306shawnp, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse or Honeymoon suites have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles W7656AAjohnl, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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