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    Shalimar Cottages and Motel

    2823 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5701
    +1 855-487-3472
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    • Excellent57%
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    • Average7%
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    1 - 5 of 329 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We booked late a few days before stay and upgraded to frontline cottage upon arrival ( No 7 ? ). Glad we did as cottage was virtually on the beach, a good place to relax and chill after staying in large hotels. Resident tortoise passed...More

    Thank David H
    Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 3 days ago

    Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Highly recommend this place. It didn’t come up on initial search when I was trying to find a place to stay last minute. We happened to drive by and stopped to see if they had vacancy. We were very pleased with the property, price and...More

    Thank Moniflores1
    Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Have been coming to the Shalimar for over 40 years. My little slice of heaven. Rooms are comfortable, kitchen well equipped! Any thing we needed was provided quickly. Brand new outdoor grill was great. The beach, sunrises sunsets, shells...what more could we ask for? Already...More

    2  Thank kdwills
    Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! We are gland to hear about your great experience! See you again soon.

    Reviewed 18 November 2017

    We recently returned from our third annual visit to Shalimar. It’s now a tradition for us, although we are still rookies versus other guests whom we have met along the way with ten or more visits there. The island clearly took a beating from Hurricane...More

    1  Thank wbickle
    Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 21 November 2017

    Thank you for the great review. Glad we could make this a great experience for you here on Sanibel Island and we hope to see you again real soon!

    Reviewed 1 November 2017

    The location of the Shalimar is amazing. The beach is literally out your front door. And the beach is one of the most beautiful I have been on. Driving onto the property, the cottages were very quaint and the property appeared to be well taken...More

    Thank Cynthia Z
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$183 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
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    Room Tips
    "Book frontline cottage worth the extra cost."
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    "Try a cottage. Hotel is too noisy."
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    "I guess cabin 7 is the favorite but we liked cabin 10... not really a gulf view."
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    "Hotel has best views of the Gulf. Just steps from the beach."
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