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Shalimar Cottages and Motel

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Shalimar is an Old Florida-style resort of 33 units located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Blending in with the natural beauty of the island, Shalimar offers many features without spoiling the natural atmosphere.
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Golf course
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Southwest Florida Regional Airport22 mi
Charlotte County Airport35 mi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I call the Shallimar my home away from home. The first time i went there i fell in love with the Old Florida feeling and the laid back no rush days. The management is the best and after awhile you feel like they are family....More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Lillian D
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Yes, a tad outdated but very clean and steps from a beautiful beach on famous pristine Sanibel Island. Owner very kindly personally showed us both a cottage and motel room so we could decide which accommodation suited us best. Beach chairs (not lounge...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Valerie523
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Have been staying here for about five years and love it. We stay in the motel section so don’t know about the cottages.. The rooms are comfortable and there is a patio with lovely views of the beach and coastline. It is in a quiet...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank biggles51
Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 26 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place is great and very relaxing, we stayed in a cottage and it was very quiet and a clean cottage. My only negative is the beach at the moment with the red tide, seems no one pitches in to help clean the shore of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank levydawg17
Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

If you are looking for relaxation on the beach, this is the place for you. We stayed in the motel part of the property, each room faces the beach. We were on the second floor and had the most beautiful view every morning. Plenty of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank judithann60
Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

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travelerjen9
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Response from levydawg17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we are actually on our way home from Shalimar and Sanibel, they just cleaned the beach a day or two ago, but dead marine life is still washing up. I wouldn’t recommend you cancel, (they don’t give deposits back I... More
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"Rooms on the lower floor suffer from noise of other guests walking overhead."
biggles51
24 Aug 2018
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"All motel rooms have view of the beach and gulf. Second floor rooms are quieter due to first floor having..."
judithann60
29 Jul 2018
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"There are only two motel rooms ON the beach. #11 is one but I can't remember the first floor room..."
BetsyB554
9 Jul 2018
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"nice location overall. quiet area."
N120AZdavidf
19 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$216 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
shalimar cottages hotel sanibel islandshalimar hotel sanibel islandshalimar motel sanibel island
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSanibel Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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