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    Tarpon Tale Inn

    367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431
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    Reviewed 5 April 2014

    Room was as pictures indicated. We stayed in the Sea Shell 1 with nice seating area and full kitchen. The bed was comfortable. There are eight choices for rooms. We liked the close walk to the beach. Chairs, umbrellas, etc were provided for our use....More

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    Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay , the room was clean and spacious enough , bed comfy & quiet area , the inn had cute porches & outdoor areas . There was lots of stuff to borrow for beach use ( a short walk ) bikes to...More

    3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 10 March 2014

    This place is just fantastic. From my very first email correspondence with the owners I couldn’t wait to arrive and they were so friendly it made it seem like they couldn’t wait to see us. Upon arrival they’d left a really lovely welcome note for...More

    2  Thank Adam K
    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    I've stayed here twice, both in late winter. I'd readily stay here again the next time I go to Sanibel. The Tarpon Tale is a house or maybe two houses joined, and it's been divided up nicely. Everything was clean and well maintained. The location...More

    Thank JohnAndHisCamera
    Reviewed 11 February 2014

    Small property in best location of any on the island. Suites are modest but roomy and clean. Dawn, the owner, is pleasant and accommodating. Bicycles, beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels are provides. Whether on bike or walking, minutes to an uncrowded beach. Quite locale....More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$ 107 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Sanibel Island
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    stevecuster
    21 February 2017|
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    Response from Sanibeldawn | 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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    5 May 2015|
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    Response from Sanibeldawn | 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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