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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our cabin that stayed cool & relaxing. We got great suggestions from Lori the housekeeper on good beaches for shells. Full kitchen & BBQ, quiet relaxing pool. Located a few minutes from restaurants & light house, we would defiantly stay again!

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

First off.. Every staff member was so kind and considerate!! Made you feel right at home :) Our room was clean and had a total beach vacation feel. The pool was super clean! Was so impressed to see they provided beach towels, beach umbrellas and sand pails for shelling. Have already recommended to a friend and she is booking a...

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SanibelTropicalWinds, Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We take pleasure in you having a great vacation and are glad you enjoyed our pool and beach accessories. We thought these would be perfect for an island get away. Also, thanks for referring a friend. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Rogers, Arkansas
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Anchor Inn & Cottages is such a relaxing place to stay. They have several room sizes to choose from, including the historic A-frame cottages. We chose a two-room efficiency, which was quite roomy for our family of 4. We enjoyed a small living area, a kitchen, 2 bathrooms, and a master bedroom. The master bath was a bit tight, but...

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Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Two friends and I went here for spring break looking for a relaxing hotel near the beach for a good price. It was perfect. They let us check in early and check out late, rent bikes from the hotel, and bring towels and toys to the beach. Shuffleboard, horseshoes, warm pool, tetherball, and plenty of grills and picnic tables. Nice...

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2Thank Dave S
Delton, Michigan
Reviewed 20 February 2014

My girlfriend and I were on a two week auto trip all around Florida. We stopped in Sanibel Island, loved it, and wanted to stay. After checking several lodging options, we were quite disappointed at the common price points. Being budget travelers, we were resigned to leaving the island in search of cheaper lodging. On a last ditch whim, we...

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We really enjoyed our 2 day stay here. It was not 5 star ,so don't compare it to that but we liked it a lot , large airy rooms and comfortable beds, peaceful & quiet location right by bike path with an easy ride to lighthouse and beach. Bikes were on site to use, very convenient.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Great for the facilities and kitchen, great for families. There is bad internet connection in the cottages but overall the hotel gives off a wonderful vibe. I love that they have a shuffle board in front.

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burnley england
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Stayed for two nights at the end of a two week vacation,The cottage was very clean and spacious.The pool is a nice size.Had a look at other units, much bigger than motel rooms.People very friendly helpful.good for a short break or longer.Good value for sanibel.

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Listowel, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Our family stayed for 8 days. The kids loved the pool; the staff was friendly; there are laundry facilities on site which we needed with 2 two year olds. This is our second time staying and we have picked this Inn also because it is pet friendly. Right on Periwinkle and very close to the bike rentals. We will visit...

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Friendly accommodating staff. Pet friendly which is a big plus as we travel with our pets frequently. We stayed in the A frame cottage ( A MUST ) and were very comfy there. Clean and well taken care of. the location was great...not directly on the beach but not too far from the beaches either.. parking at the beaches are...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: ₹ 12,762 - ₹ 29,550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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
“The room on the end (14) was very quiet although we hardly heard any noises walking by other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 311phyllisb, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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