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    Tarpon Tale Inn

    367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431
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          Overview
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          “bird house” (17 reviews)
          “beach towels” (27 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Accommodations were awesome. Little bit of paradise on the East Side of Sanibel. Quiet, clean and all the beach amenities that I needed. Traveling alone is not always easy when you are unsure of the area. This place is perfect! Will definitely stay there again.

          Thank Ann M
          Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 1 week ago

          We work really hard to provide all you have stated. I am so happy to hear your stay with us was a great one. We look forward to seeing you again. Take Care, Dawn

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We wanted to get away for the weekend, and explore Sanibel Island. This place was perfect. Loved the little rooms, they were very comfy and beautifully decorated, and the great location. There was a great little patio that was attached to our room, that was...More

          Thank Heather L
          Response from Dawn R, InnKeeper at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 1 week ago

          I am so happy you had such a great stay with us. We hope to be your special place to getaway. We look forward to your return. See you again soon, :-) Dawn

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          5 Stars Quaint Quiet Inn-stayed in Birdhouse with small fridge, microwave, comfy queen bed, shower, table chairs, nice size tv with xfinity, wifi in room, computer in office, extra towels; supplied beach chairs, wagon, umbrella for beach short walk away-near lighthouse-located across from Pinnocchio's ice...More

          Thank FortMyersRecycler
          Response from Dawn R, Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for the kind words. I have been fortunate to meet so many great people at the Inn, some like you, stand out and make a lasting impression. I hope to see you again. Best Wishes, Dawn

          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          We only stayed one night but really enjoyed being close to everything! We were in Lighthouse I and it was large and comfy! Cute nautical decor, king bed and large kitchen/sitting area. You could be very comfortable for a longer term stay. Great and friendly...More

          Thank PETUNIA1985
          Response from Dawn R, Guest Relations Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 4 weeks ago

          That's great to hear you loved your stay. I'm glad you found us too. I hope you can return for a bit longer next time. I hope you have a wonderful summer! Take Care, Dawn

          Reviewed 2 May 2017

          Just stayed last weekend at this cute inn in their Captain's Cottage. It was spacious, clean and comfortable, with nice decorations and bright and cheery. Also had private outdoor spaces that were nice. It was all we were looking for in a weekend getaway to...More

          Thank Bob H
          Response from Dawn R, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 6 May 2017

          Hello Thank you for the nice review and kind words. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the Inn and all the amenities. I enjoyed meeting you too and hope you will think of us again for your next island getaway. Best Wishes, Dawn

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 122 - US$ 249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Southwest Gulf Coast >
          • Sanibel Island
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          • Tarpon Tale Hotel Sanibel Island
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          stevecuster
          Do you have chairs (beach chairs) that you can take to the beach? How about umbrellas too?
          21 February 2017|
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          Response from Dawn R | Property representative |
          We have backpack beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas and carts for our guests' use. Our rates also include complementary use of our bicycles for adult guests. Please let us know if you have any other questions!
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          PhyllisFt_Lauderdle
          What kind of coffee makers do you have you have, Keurig or regular? Do I need to bring coffee?
          5 May 2015|
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          Response from Dawn R | Property representative |
          Hi! All of our rooms have a standard drip coffee maker with a starter pack of coffee and there is a Keurig machine in our lobby with pods, creamer and sweeteners. Please let us know if you have any other questions !
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          "I stayed in birdhouse which is studio for 1 or 2 people but has nice private patio too"
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          "Lighthouse I perfect location!"
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          "Talk with Dawn the innkeeper to decide on the best of their rooms for your needs."
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          "Choose a Cottage at the back of the hotel... for example Island Cottage"
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