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Beach Shell Inn
Ranked #21 of 47 Hotels in Fort Myers Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Grobbendonk, Belgium
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“good 1 night”
Reviewed 29 September 2013

the reception was very friendly and helpfull and there is private parking for the hotel guests, good location to visit the pier of Fort Myers and the see is only a few steps away. Rooms are of a good size and clean, the only thing i would change are the keys to the door(or the doorlocks). Our door could only be locked manualy from the inside so if you forgot the key inside you locked yourself out, but thats the only remark i can give on this hotel

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

We were happy to see this motel was very very clean, bed was very comfortable. The woman who checked us in was extremely nice and helpful. This a small, clean and comfy motel. Although it is not directly on the beach, it's just steps away.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Little place that isn't very eye catching at first.Very clean rooms,with a courteous staff,for a good value for your money.You can't go wrong.I have to girls so I'm always looking out for the best for them.This little place I highly recommend for the family.Theres plenty of dining in the area,
but for those that like to eat at home, the rooms have kitchens with a topps supermarket within walking distance to buy your groceries.

  • Stayed July 2013
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South Whitley, Indiana
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105 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This was a great place to stay. Just steps from the beach! There were many places within walking distance incuding a grocery store across the street. We walked the beach every day. It was a mile down the beach or street to get to Times Square and the fishing pier. The inn was veery clean and well maintained. Glenda was a great help. She checked us in quickly and told us about places to eat. THe owners were very visable and always made a point to say hello. They quickly took care of any problems that occured! We would stay here again with out hesitation. :)

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I had the pleasure of a "quickie" over to Ft Myers Beach this week end..I know the area very well and have stayed typically at two very upscale condos on southern part of the island.This time looking for an economical stay but not compromising..After to some homework I contacted directly Beach Shell Inn. and spoke to co owner Cheryl..She was very pleasant and informative describing her property.She explained it was nice but an older property. Usually an older property especially on the beach can be scary. Not here. the room was well appointed, very clean , flat screen on wall. Clean linens and towels. NO surprises... THe beach is literally a minute walk...a nice private area of the beach. If you need beach bars or.. just walk a few minutes down the beach.The hotel had a fair amount of beach chairs to take and use,, no charge and nice beach towels.The pool area is decent size with a clean .nice pool.The staff very accomodating, location great, beach close and clean.. and a great value ....once again... No Surprises...........we will be back. and will feel very confident recommending this charming motel.........

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Fort Myers, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

My husband and I just spent a short weekend at the Beach Shell Inn. This is typically not the style of hotel we stay at - we usually stay at larger hotels. We really enjoyed Beach Shell Inn. We had a basic queen room that was small - but clean and comfortable. The owners manage the daily operations so anything you need they are there to address. The hotel is on a beach access road - so a mere 100 feet and you are on one of the best sections of Ft. Myers Beach. The Inn is conveniently located and in walking distance to restaurants and shops. We will definitely go back again!

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Winter Haven, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed a couple of nights and found this place to be all we were looking for. VERY CLEAN, reasonably priced and centrally located (but not in the middle of the tourist area). Staff was very helpful. This is not a new property, but is well maintained and a good value.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Additional Information about Beach Shell Inn

Property: Beach Shell Inn
Address: 2610 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3308
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#14 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beach Shell Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits you at the Beach Shell Inn, a Superior Small Lodging situated on Estero Island in the lively town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Only steps away from the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the Inn provides the comfort of home in a small, intimate setting. Choose from a selection of guest rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, efficiencies, and one or two bedroom apartments - by the day, week, or as long as you'd like! All units overlook the heated pool, have cable TV, and reserved parking. ... more   less 
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