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The Prairies
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was old but wasn't dirty. Internet didn't work most of the time. The best part was the location next to a nice restaurant. Upon check out we were given an unfriendly eye checking out 15 minutes past 11:00 am.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well maintained Gulf side resort which consists of individual cottages, apartments and Motel/efficiencies. All have access to the beautiful Sanibel beach. Some have gulf views. The units are well maintained and the property is immaculately landscaped. The front desk staff, Romas, Sara and Montas were very friendly and helpful. The maintenance and housekeeping staff were extremely efficient, but not...

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ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

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

Deerfield Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just did a quick overnight from Miami to get away. Stayed in an efficiency room, very nice and reasonable for the area and season, $220. Dale at the front counter was very helpful. Nice view of the beach from the screened porch. The Sandbar restaurant is easy walking distance, maybe 150 feet from our room. No coffee in the room,...

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ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

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

Cape Canaveral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Sanibel for 20 years, and we like the island so much that our daughter and her husband chose to get married here. They also found these wonderful cottages back in 2011 when they got married, and we stay here whenever we return--at least once a year.The facilities are great, the location is on the beach...

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ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for this wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Review such as this does not get any better and we hope to see you joining us for years to come! Thank you again!

TN
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and comfortable cottage. Steps to the beach, gorgeous view. Very tastefully decorated, very clean. Nice little kitchen with full refrigerator. Air conditioning as well as fans. TV in bedroom and den. screened porch with table, chairs and lounge chair Pool, ice machine, grills, outside water hose at each cottage. Wonderful!

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

london
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is our third stay and this time was as great as previous visits. We love the quiet location, being right by a lovely unspoilt beach and there is also a lovely clean swimming pool. We stayed in one of the motel rooms on the second floor nearest to the beach which has a window overlooking the sea and also...

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Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback, we appreciate it! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was our second visit to Shalimar. Cottage #11 this time. Once again, spotless! The housekeeping crew is amazing! The proximity to the beach will really spoil you, as will the 2 minute walk to a great restaurant (Sandbar). This is a perfect time of year to visit Sanibel. The beach, the refuge, the restaurants... This place has it all....

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Thank You for this wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Review such as this does not get any better and we hope to see you joining us for years to come! Thank you again!

Ingleside, Illinois
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We wanted a close to the beach, quiet, clean and beautiful location, near all that is available to see and do. It was perfect. Very relaxing .There is shuffleboard and swimming. Really enjoyed watching the sea birds, dolphins and shelling. I recommend one of the beach front cottages. We will surely be back, miss it already.

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

Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was drawn to the Shalimar Cottages and Motel because of the close proximity to the beach. Unfortunately, there were a ton of dead fish that had been washed up on shore thanks to Mother Nature. We spent a lot of time at the pool, which is kept clean. Pros: The staff is very friendly. Upon arriving, we learned that...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed at Shalimar Resort end of September- beginning of October, 2016 with my family. A great place above all expectations! And I have travelled quite a lot, seen Maldives, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Crete, Italy, Spain etc. What I was so pleased about: right on the beach; free coffee in the morning and friendliest staff, bike across the Sanibel Island...

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

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shalimar Cottages and Motel

Address: 2823 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5701
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: ₹ 12,936 - ₹ 25,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shalimar Cottages and Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island
Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“If you want gulf view, go with the motel/efficiency”
 of 5 bubbles 756marylua, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the motel rooms nearest the seafront - top floor better than ground. The motel only has two storeys”
 of 5 bubbles biggles51, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A cottage!”
 of 5 bubbles G2890WWwilliamb, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottage 4 and 7 are my favorites”
 of 5 bubbles kayakdeb2, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in motel efficiency room #11. This room has a gulf front view and is located on the second floor. Best view off all.”
 of 5 bubbles 235ginap, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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