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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Honeymoon suite in May of 2017. Once again, our expectations were exceeded by this jem of a place. Not only is the location ideal with an incredible view just steps from the beach, the staff go above and beyond what is required or even expected. Captiva should be called "Niceville" because everyone is...

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Laurel, Maryland
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...

1Thank Carol R
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Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Post Office Sweet #7 was the perfect space for two, The screened porch in the garden was great. Just a few steps from the private beach--no driving or beach parking fees! Just a few blocks from restaurants, the library, a few shops & the marina. Everything you might need was provided in a low key, no fuss way. A fantastic,...

1Thank kayakqueen2013
Old Forge
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stayed in the Jensen Post Office Box, a small "cottage" tucked behind the main building and just steps from the beach. The place was exactly what we were looking for in a relaxing vacation. The room came equipped with everything we would need - towels, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, utensils and paper products. The screened in porch was perfect...

1Thank bulldogesq
Rye, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 March 2017 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.

1Thank Darleen C
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,...

2Thank Dmp136
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 ...

1Thank DiePetersens
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.

Thank rm03777
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...

2Thank Castingcares13
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...

4Thank MDWMN

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 9,629 - ₹ 63,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida
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“Top floor has the best view, but 1st floor has very easy access to the beach”
EdwinA743, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“We loved the cottage for its privacy”
bulldogesq, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“upper rooms for larger groups, #1 on ground floor, simple and easy”
Castingcares13, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any of the suites would be nice but Penthouse is outstanding”
  • Penthouse suite, facing beach
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  • Living area of Penthouse suite
MDWMN, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road.”
PattiM658, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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