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    Blue Dolphin Cottages

    4227 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5199
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          Room & Suite (362)
          Pool & Beach (78)
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          Overview
          • Excellent75%
          • Very good17%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “the cottages” (32 reviews)
          “every morning” (20 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
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          Offers from Blue Dolphin Cottages
          Special Offer: Free Beach Chairs!
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          121 - 125 of 228 reviews

          Reviewed 19 July 2012

          Our first trip to Sanibel for a midsummer beach break July 12-16, 2012. Blue Dolphin is in an excellent location and exactly as advertised: clean, quiet, small (11 rooms) and right on the beach. No pool, no bar, no disco, no room service, but if...More

          11  Thank HoustonTexatty
          Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

          Thank you for selecting the Blue Dolphin for your vacation. We are glad that you enjoyed our amenities and our peaceful surroundings. We look forward to your return.

          Reviewed 15 July 2012

          actually one the best places we stay in the world. Even if it is not a huge luxury hotel. If you are looking for this type of hotel this in not the good place! Our cottage was the number 7 (not sure :-)) with a...More

          7  Thank Traveler62France
          Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

          Thank for your contribution to our reviews. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our little oasis and hope you will return for another visit with us.

          Reviewed 16 June 2012

          While not the responsibility of the management of the Blue Dolphin cottages, the Sanibel area has a problem with “noseeums” flea/mosquitos. Please do your own research and Google noseeums or sanibel noseeums. When we checked in we mentioned that this was our first time in...More

          16  Thank ear41
          Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

          We are sorry that you had a bad experience on Sanibel. Previous guests have commented on the pest problems and their reactions. We hope you enjoyed some of the amentities the Blue Dolphin offers.

          Reviewed 15 June 2012

          Got to the Island power was out, encouraged to have dinner in town, meal @ Docs was fabulous. The room decor has not been upgraded since the 60'smaid did not clean/change sheets or towels Sat.Major fly infestationon the property,unable to enjoy the patio or outside...More

          10  Thank alluwant65
          Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

          We are sorry that you were dissapointed with your recent stay on Sanibel. It was unfortunate that there was an Island wide black out when you came to checkin. Our policies are clearly stated on our website. We keep fresh linens in our laundry room...More

          Reviewed 19 May 2012

          My husband and I recently stayed in cottage 8, a deluxe efficiency. We had never been to Sanibel and we chose Blue Dolphin because of the reviews by repeat visitors and the rather secluded location within a neighborhood. We could not have been more pleased....More

          9  Thank kimmieokc
          Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

          Thank you for expressing your experience with us. We hope to see you again as a "repeat visitor".

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 134 - US$ 324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
          • Location
          • United States >
          • Florida >
          • Southwest Gulf Coast >
          • Sanibel Island
          • Also Known As
          • Blue Dolphin Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island ,
          • Blue Dolphin Sanibel Island ,
          • Blue Dolphin Hotel Sanibel Island
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          Traveller (173)
          Room & Suite (362)
          Pool & Beach (78)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (162)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          MissouriUSAButterfly
          Hi Jerry I am very interested in staying at blue dolphin We are wanting a full size refrigerator I had ask about the central air You said the one bedroom had central air What do the rest of the places have We need air conditioning In some of the pictures it looks like Fans in the windows? Plus we will be on the island for 13 days We were also wondering is there a washer and dryer We hate to drag a bunch of clothes with us We are looking to come 17 till 30 June Please advise Thank you for your time Ingrid
          15 January 2017|
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          Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
          Please look at our website for pictures and discriptions of our rooms. All our rooms have air conditioning. I have a 1 bedroom apartment available for $2263.43 and an efficiency available for $1974.83. These rates are for... More
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          MissouriUSAButterfly
          Do the unit have central air
          12 January 2017|
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          Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
          The 1 bedroom apartments have central air, the other rooms have splits.
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          FortMyersRecycler
          No rates listed, am lee County yearround resident seeking small one room accommodation-am senior citizen-thanks-Happy new year
          28 December 2016|
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          Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
          Hi Our rates are on our website for Blue Dolphin Cottages Please let us know when you are interested in making a reservation.
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          "We had an end room next to the large bird cage -- I loved hearing them in the mornings but would prefer an..."
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