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Piqua, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rented an A frame cottage. Besides being absurdly overpriced, their claim of a 10 minute walk to the beach must assume you are an Olympiad at a full run. If I wanted to drive to a crowded public beach, I could have stayed in Ft Myers at a $300 a night discount and only added 10 minutes to my drive....

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is down to earth nice. Like a home away from home. The prices are very good and the units are clean and well decorated. A short walk to the beach. A trolley to take you anyplace on the strip so that you can leave your car at "home" (the cottages). A gorgeous view of the bay with places...

Thank Janice F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 3 adults enjoyed our A Frame Get Away. Location is great for island exploring. Facilities were clean...staff were very hospitable. Setting is quiet and offers a pool, picnic area, corn hole, and relaxation in the shade. Would recommend to friends and family.

Thank Barbara P
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anchor Inn & Cottages is centrally located in the heart of Sanibel. It's in easy biking distance to many beaches and restaurants. We were able to park our car and get around the island easily with our bikes. Our room was clean and spacious. The staff was accommodating and pleasant. The heated pool was refreshing. Shelling at the beaches was...

Thank DianaBlue2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed one night at this charming vintage hotel. Our room, actually a suite, had a full kitchen, living area with flat screen, kingsize bed in the bedroom as well as 2 bathrooms. Free wifi, dog friendly ($20 fee), lovely grounds with corn hole and horse shoe games and a heated pool make this a spot...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We spent 3 days over Christmas in one of three A-framed cottages. The outdoor Christmas decorations added a festive touch. All very clean , neat and compact. Contents of kitchen were sparse but enough for snacking and light cooking. There was a pool which was vey clean and one or two games in the grounds. Quite close to a main...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review!! We are pleased to see you had a delightful stay with us and were able to take advantage of some of our free amenities! We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. The Staff at Anchor Inn and Cottages

Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Inn was a bit difficult to find in the dark, having no lights indicating the entrance. Once there, there was someone in the office waiting for us. After checking in we were shown to our room. It was located in a good area near the pool. The rooms were clean, the towels were readily available when needed. Air conditioning...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your review. We wish there was something we could do about lights for the entrance, however we have to follow the guidelines put in place by the Island and we are not allowed outside lights being it's a nature preserve. We are pleased to see that once you made it everything was taken care of...

Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a well kept nice Inn. We stayed over Christmas and were given a Deluxe Studio. We enjoyed our time there, but the accommodations were not deluxe and were not worth $238.99 per night, plus $85.47 in taxes and fees for three nights. I would call the accommodations clean and comfortable. The rooms were built in the 60's and...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. Here we pride ourselves in being a picture of charming ole' Florida. We are not a 5 star resort, nor do we claim to be. We pride ourselves in being affordable accommodation as far as prices are concerned. It sounds like you got a great price for a holiday...

West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Checked out of a big chain hotel found this place was a diamond in the ruff awesome rooms efficiency rooms for longer stays we had 2 full baths they provide beach chairs umbrellas our new home away from home

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your review!! It sounds like you had a wonderful experience with us. We truly hope that we have created a life long family member with us!! We do everything we can to make our guests a repeat visitor!! Hope to see you again real soon.. The Staff at Anchor Inn and Cottages Sanibel FL

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

It is always difficult to know how to rate an old Florida hotel. We have stayed here before and liked it enough to return. This time we had a room (18) with a king size bed, a refrigerator, a microwave, and no stove. This worked well for us as we like to eat out. The inn has a great location,...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Kim - Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear that we are doing great. Super excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us last year, and we have created a loyal guest (friend and family) and we will strive to continue to improve your stay each year so that you continue to book...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on beautiful Sanibel Island, Anchor Inn offers affordable accommodations in a lush tropical setting. Private A-frame cottages, standard hotel rooms and fully equipped 1 and 2 room efficiencies are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor Inn & Cottages

Address: 1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4720
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: ₹ 12,208 - ₹ 27,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“These are cottages not rooms and some of them have nice porches and sitting areas looking out at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceF19, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They were all great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 801chars, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Although they were all booked, the three "cottages" looked very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles catherinebQ8745KP, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“away from the family game area on north end is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 237danam, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have pets or small children you might want to ask for a room away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles VIPHoneyBee, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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