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Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My wife and I were looking for something to do that was close to the beach. We were very happy with our cottage. We went during June, which happens to be their off season. I was happy to find that there wasn't much to do on the island. I spent hours every day swimming in the gulf and collecting shells....

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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.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 19 June 2016

First of all, this property is beautiful- truly. We stayed in the motel rather than a cottage, which I would likely not repeat again. Thanks to previous reviews, I had requested a second floor room... which was good given the noise factor...I would hate to be on the bottom floor listening to people walk around. The floors are creaky and...

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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.

Lady Lake, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2016

great place to stay,nobody runs a resort like romas.the staff was professional.everything about the place was awesome.fishing,paddle board,biking,etc.thats why we return every year.fun place to be.relaxing.

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Treasure Island, Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Front desk help, Eli, was helpful and most pleasant! When you are greeted with a smile...that starts your vacation on the right foot. It was wonderful there only wish they had some rooms for pets. Wouldn't mind paying a fee to have my small dog with us. 😎

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Maidstone
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Just stopped for one night while touring, excellent location right on the beach with free use of chairs. Overall the room was nice but the bathroom was a bit tired and cramped. Staff were very nice and helpful, very clean and a lovely layout around the pool very open clean. Free wifi which worked well in the rooms.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We loved the cabin we were in, the pool, proximity of the beach, very friendly management and staff, some guests apparently are coming here every year for 20+ years. What else would you want when you are right on the most beautiful Beach in Florida, and maybe the world? Very happy.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Shalimar never disappoints!! Always a great time... It just doesn't get any better if you want a beach vacation. It is old Florida style, so quaint and relaxing! The weather was perfect so walked several miles on the beach every day. Just walk out your door and you are on the beach! Love the staff! Always so welcoming! Why own...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Loved it. The cabins are almost like home. The screened in porches are very comfortable and great for parking bicycles. Parking is at your back door. Washer and dryer are available. Exchange linens and towels whenever you want. Computer and printer and free Wi Fi. Very nice beach and pool. Located in low traffic area. Just a very nice relaxing...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Some accommodations are reasonable, however many are crowded. Throughout my stay guests were trying to move to a larger accommodation - no refunds offered so I felt that I was scammed. Otherwise a relatively clean and efficiently run Motel with a pool and shuffleboard.

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

I would like to understand what your situation was that caused you to feel certain units are crowded, so that we could suggest more comfortable accommodations. As you’ve stated, we do have units of varying size. Our refund policy is clearly stated at the time of booking, prior to our guest’s arrival at Shalimar. We try to be as forthright...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We keep coming back to the Shalimar year after year because its...Wonderful. Right on the beach, can't get any closer. Great Staff. Well maintained grounds and pool. Beds are comfortable and spectacular views! Can't wait to return!!

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Amenities

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: ₹ 11,876 - ₹ 24,826 (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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