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    Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

    6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
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    • Excellent49%
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I'm giving this establishment a one star because the staff were friendly (the friendliness is earning the star!!). Everything else was way below my expectations. The cottage was just OK. It apparently was an updated one, but I'd call it more of a band aid....More

    1  Thank bethdcasey
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 4 February 2017

    My first stay at Castaways was in 1960. I was 6 years old instantly fell in love with Sanibel. I have stayed here many times over the years. The complex has grown, but the cottages, beach, and friendly staff have never changed. If you are...More

    1  Thank Nancy F
    Response from Rick B, General Manager at Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

    Thank you for your five star review of the Castaways. I am very pleased to hear that you have been coming here since 1960. I am also pleased that you have found that the cottages, beach, and friendly staff have never changed. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We discovered The Castaways in 2014 and have become repeat guests-7 times since! You can go online and should look at the different cabins in order to choose which is right for you. If you want to grill out or cook you have that option....More

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    Thank kathieoc
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This cottage needs a lot of work. There is no ambience or even a row of hooks in the bedrooms. The closet has no door There are only 2 chairs on the porch random old toys scattered around the yard and a disgusting rubber mat...More

    Thank SueChic
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Location, location, location, just south of Captiva on Sanibel Island, and very close to Bowman Beach; one of the best shelling beaches in the United States. Cute cottages that are very clean and look new inside with full kitchens. Staff is very knowledgeable about surrounding...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 208 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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    travellaporte
    Is there daily maid service? Or do we swap out towels at the office? Do we dispose of our own trash?
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from IDKwhoIare | Reviewed this property |
    You put your towels that you want replaced on the porch steps (any & every day) and they will give you clean ones. You take out the trash to the bins next to your cottage. If you stay a week, you can ask for maid service... More
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    worldbell
    Where is the closest place to buy groceries? Also is there a liquor store nearby?
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from IDKwhoIare | Reviewed this property |
    Groceries and liquor store about 7-10 miles. Bailey's General Store or Jerry's of Sanibel are both Grocery stores who carry alcohol and both have a Liquor store next to them. Takes about 20 minutes to drive to them with... More
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    ladybug830
    Do the rooms have safes to store valuables?
    8 January 2016|
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    Response from IDKwhoIare | Reviewed this property |
    No safe in cottages/units.
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    Room Tips
    "The bay side is quieter and more private."
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    "bay side more birds and wild life, cottages gulf side very nice"
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    "No. 28 directly on the Bay has the best view!"
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    "Pool side is very convenient....never stayed in other locations."
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