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Iowa City, Iowa
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We spent 3 nights at Castaways Cottages in a small room near the pool. Room 18. It served its purpose well for 2 of us. The kitchen and bathroom were small, and a bit outdated, but we were only there to sleep, so who cares! The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning worked well. The marina store has beach... More 

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Boca Raton
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The cottage was nice, we had plenty of room for the family. We stayed on the beach side so we could not get the special that was advertised. Easy walk to the beach but lots of sand fleas. Was not happy that I was told the water was very clean yet it was green and dirty. This was our first... More 

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Lagrange
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Wonderful cottages. Clean, comfortable and well stocked. Excellent location to walk to the beach. Many amenities at your fingertips. The staff is awesome. The salt water pool was quite relaxing after a great dinner.

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North Palm Beach
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great location on the beach,next to a general store, great restaurant (Lazy Flamingo) and a place for breakfast. Great staff, they actually mailed us a doll that my daughter left in the room! You can have breakfast, lunch, dinner the beach, pool and even kayaking or go biking from here and never get in the car!

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Sun City Center
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Family vac with dog..all went well.Cottage #11 worked out good for us. (Did not use hideabed) Good shower..slept well..kitchen worked well..screened porch nice but our approp. sprays didnt work....grill fine! Hope to return😇

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Wilmington
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The cottages at Castaways were adorable, clean, and centrally located. Great spot for a long weekend or a longer stay. Restaurants within walking distance was a bonus. General store also a short walk away. Pool was nice and option to use sister property pool was great.

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Boca Raton
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great location, beach and bay just steps away. Spacious oceanfront cottage with many upgrades . Grocery and restaurants within a few steps. BBQ grill,full kitchen- made for romantic dinners overlooking the water in a spacious screen porch .

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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We have been vacationing on Captiva / Sanibel Island for more than 20 years. Like many people I'm sure, I rarely take the time to write reviews. Our last 5 stays have been at this resort. We have stayed in multiple Units at the Castaways, including one on the beach side that they just purchased. They are upgrading all of... More 

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Naperville
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great location, we stayed at the cottages right on the beach. Cottages were a little older, but still great. We could see the water from our living room and porch which was great. Kids loved playing in the sand right in front of the cottages. Great experience. We would go again!

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The place looks like it is falling apart in some places. The first night we almost lost all of our food because the fridge went out but we had to change it to another outlet and it worked. The maintenance guy came in the morning to look at it and he was very nice. Our porch table was so bad... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterview cottages, efficiencies, or motel units are surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful Sunset Bay. Discover miles of sandy beaches, shelling, fishing, swimming, or just relaxing Island style. The Castaways is a touch of paradise you're sure to remember. World-class shelling and bird-watching. Great fishing from our private docks or in the Gulf of Mexico.Marina with canoe,kayak and bicycle rentals, charter captains, bait and other sundry items.Three restaurants and general store within walking distance. Heated swimming pool. Pet-friendly units available for guests who want their 4-footed friends to enjoy a true family vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

Address: 6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: ₹ 11,241 - ₹ 16,314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Cottages of Sanibel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel
Castaways Beach And Bay Resort
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“We were in #31 - 3 bedrooms. The master has a queen and the other two rooms have a full and a twin in each room.”
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“Parking underneath our unit is for two other units in front of ours (8 & 11). We had to park next to the stairs going up to the unit.”
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