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“Great location and pool area”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Caribbean Beach

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Caribbean Beach
Ranked #31 of 47 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
Titusville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Great location and pool area”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2010

Best thing about this resort is the location. While some may not like the "lagoon" area that separates the actual beach from the resort, we enjoyed it for the fishing and watching the abundant bird life. The lagoon is actually made up of tidal type pools that are in various levels. Some drain out totally with the tide, and some of it stays in the more muddy areas. It was not difficult at all to wade through the shallow sandy areas, or walk around to get to the beach.
The resort is further north than the "touristy area", and is mostly condos and some private houses in this section, which makes the beach less populated and quieter.
Pool area is beautiful, and there were many long time regulars that had been coming there for years that were enjoying it every day.
As these are all very small one bedroom units, this resort was not over run with wild children or teenagers, which made it more peaceful for a relaxing get away.
Our only bad thing, was the horrible "motel six" style, through the wall , A/C unit. It made a terrible grinding banging noise all the first night, which made it impossible to sleep.
The next day, Sunday, we missed our opportunity to get with mantainence as they closed early in the day. The DH and I ended up investigating the problem ourselves and found out it was not level, as it was simply sitting in the "hole" in a hap-hazzard way. A few folded pieces of paper and lots of trail and error, and we managed to quiet it down enough to sleep, though still very noisy, it did not bang any longer.
This A/C unit needs replacing badly, as it is outdated, rusty, and may have been 20 years old. Other minor things in the unit needed repairs that were not done, but noted on our report as we left. Cable TV did not work well at all until we realized on the last day that the cable connection was all chewed up.
Wish we had checked it earlier, instead of just assuming they had bad reception.
Otherwise we had a nice time, and did not mind the extremely small unit, calling it our
"cozy" hideaway. Bring your laptop, as the free WIFI worked really well and was very fast.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2009

I love Ft Myers beach!! Very family friendly and the beach was not overcrowded. Everything was so close by!!! The only thing I didn't like was them screwing up our room. We were supposed to be in a 2 bedroom (2 adults, 3kids) and we received a one bedroom that was so tiny!!! Upon arriving they told us that the one bedrooms were for four people (they gave our 2 brdm room to someone else) and it was against fire code and there was a possibility that we wouldn't even be able to stay there. We drove 24 hours nonstop for this vacation from Illinois-I wanted to just cry. They were going to talk to the manager about it-but never heard anything else about it. The whole week i worried that we would be told to leave though. I wouldn't stay here again because of this mistake.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2003

This is a perfect vacation spot for us . Most of our family goes every year . We usually end up with 5 rooms . Part of the reason we enjoy this resort so much is the fact that it is not one of the big High rise places that you see & pay a fortune for . We can stay here & still enjoy going to visit the island without spending all of our money on rooms which if you are vacationing you don't spend that much time in anyway . We have been going here for over 20 years & will continue as long as our health holds up. Everyone at the resort is very friendly & recognize us when we return every year which gives you a very warm feeling because you don't just feel like someone renting a room . Hopefully the rooms that burned will be completed as we are looking forward to being there again this year. I lost two rooms last year from the fire but paid someone else to rent there rooms so we could all be together because everyone looks forward to being together each year.. Thank you ,Sharon Krutel

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Additional Information about Caribbean Beach

Property: Caribbean Beach
Address: 7600 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 47 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Caribbean Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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