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    Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

    6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good33%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “general store” (37 reviews)
    “the cottages” (71 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 28 March 2016

    We spent 3 nights at the Westin in Cape Coral and then a week at a huge house on Captiva - one house up from the beach. We were booked to stay at Castaways #31 for our last 3 nights. Based on the website and...More

    Thank 2013Wren
    Response from Rick B, Manager at Castaways Cottages of SanibelResponded 20 April 2016

    Thank you for your 5 star review of the Castaways. I am very pleased to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations and that you found the staff friendly and wonderful. I do hope that you do return to South west Florida and come and...More

    Reviewed 25 March 2016

    Excellent stay and service! Castaways was the foundation for our vacation trip and set the tone for our stay on Sanibel. The little boys had so much fun in the pool, ocean and shelling. Thank you so much for your kindness and professionalism.

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    Response from Rick B, Manager at Castaways Cottages of SanibelResponded 20 April 2016

    Thank you for you 5 star review of the Castaways, It is pleasing to hear that you had an excellent stay and also found our service excellent. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future, Kind regards, Rick Boyd.

    Reviewed 25 March 2016

    We really loved our stay! Thank you for getting us in on a busy spring break week! We love the fact that we could bring our little dog. We love the privacy and that everything we need is within walking distance. We just packed a...More

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    Thank Scott_Katherine
    Reviewed 23 March 2016

    If you are looking for something fancy this is not for you but it is quaint! We loved our stay here. It was quiet and beautiful. Enjoyed sitting on the dock and watching a dolphin play and then it was a short walk to watch...More

    Thank debbieand13
    Reviewed 12 March 2016

    The castaways has been my favorite place in the United states for years. I have been staying in these properties for 20 plus years. I would not stay anywhere else on the island. :) I love the castaways

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 186 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
    • Also Known As
    • Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel ,
    • Castaways Beach And Bay Resort
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    Samantha A
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Rosewoodfoodie | Reviewed this property |
    Go on their website and click on the photos and you will be able to see each room.A great place for children. Pricey but worth it as you are right on the beach.
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    18 May 2017|
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    Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
    Cottages are stocked with all kitchen items that you would need to cook and prepare food. You get towels to start and when you need more, you place the ones you are no longer using outside your door. I am sure you can... More
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    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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    "Verify that the cabin has been renovated prior to booking"
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    "Beach Front is amazing, but the Bay side is beautiful as well and a short walk to the beach"
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    "Located near north end of Sanibel Island @ Blind Pass a with Captiva on other side of bridge."
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    "The bay side is quieter and more private."
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