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Boston, MA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shipwreck is my go-to for visits home to Fort Myers Beach. Beachfront hotels are too expensive and lack the charms of this hidden treasure. Located only steps from all of the restaurants, bars and stores, Shipwreck is tucked away from the street to provide both privacy and convenience. The grounds are beautiful and very well-maintained. There are lovely palms and...

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this online and were expecting a normal motel near the beach, but it's not, it is tucked away behind a busy shopping street. The picture on the internet is very misleading, it suggests a motel sitting in isolation. The reception is in what can only be called a tat shop selling plastic seahorses and bits of dead alligator...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your views on our motel. I hope you brought the items to our attention while you were here. We have an on site maintenance man and a staff that is always willing to address any customers needs. Thank you for rating us well on our location, staff and atmosphere!!

Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love Fort Myers beach so decided to stay at Shipwreck Motel for 4 nights. What a great place. Yes, its older style, but this just adds to its charm. The Motel staff are really helpful and friendly, especially Rose, who cleaned our room. It was a little expensive but it was the time of year (spring break), so we...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

We enjoy reading how our guests enjoyed therir stay with us at The Shipwreck. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. We will be sure to let Rose know that she is doing a great job!!! How to see you back here soon.

Shelby Twp, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The motel is older, but clean. Christine at the front desk is very nice and helpful. Paula took care of our room and did a great job. It's our second time staying here and look forward to coming back.

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. Both Paula and Christine say thank you for mentioning them. We look forward to your next visit!!

Paris, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you walk into the office, which is in a huge tourist shopping store, you will get the feeling of how your stay will be. We stayed here for 2 nights, the room was cute upstairs, but the neighbors came and went at all hours of the night slamming their doors. We asked to move rooms but they flatly turned...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay. You happen to walk in to our motel when we were at full capacity. The only room that was available was the room in which you were given. I spoke with the manager on duty that checked you in and she said that she made you aware that this was...

Salem, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't heard of the Shipwreck Motel until we stopped in the gift shop and met Christine at the Hotel Check-In desk. Christine was super helpful and really went "above and beyond" the call of duty in helping us print our boarding passes home. With so many choices for lodging in the area, customer service and friendliness make a huge...

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Front Desk M, Guest Relations Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback on The Shipwreck store and motel. We are so happy when people take the time to let us know how we are doing. We hope to see you as our guest at the motel upon your next trip to Fort Myers Beach. I will let Christine know that she is doing a fine job....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The person who checked us in was so sweet and kind. Everyone always had a smile! Our room was exceptional clean and our house keeper Rose was so kind and helpful! She went above and beyond in her ability to make us feel special and welcome! 5 stars to Rose!

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your great review. We look forward to you visiting us again soon!! Rose appreciates your wonderful comments!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been staying at the Shipwreck for years. Most the time it is simply to add an extra night or 2 to our vacation. The Shipwreck is certainly not the Ritz, it's older and can clearly use some updating. What the Shipwreck lacks in modern 5 star resorts it clearly makes up for it if you place a value...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your most excellent review of our Motel. We think you have described up perfectly! Shelly will be delighted that you mentioned her as well. Thanks again

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location just a short walk to the beach and in the middle of all great restaurants like Nervous Nellies! Room was dated but clean. Jaye was very welcoming and accommodating. We really appreciated it!

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Front Desk M, Public Relations Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for Leaving The Shipwreck your Review. We are an older funky motel with an outstanding location. Planning some updating again this summer. Hope to see you back again soon!! We agree with you that Jaye is a keeper!!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is about half a block north from the busiest center of action. If you are looking for peace and quiet this is not it. On the other hand you are quick walking distance from a multitude of fun bars, restaurants and shops. And the people watching is pretty good. Kitchenette was better equipped than the website indicated.

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very fortunate to have such a prime location. We hope that on your next stay with us we can score a bit higher. Let us know at the front desk if there is ever anything we can to make your stay more enjoyable.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eclectic, Key West Style Motel. Situated on a lovely lagoon. Boat dock, BBQ grills, 2 pools. Tiki huts. Efficiency rooms, 1 and 2 bedrooms also available. Located on Famous Old San Carlos Blvd. between Times Square and the Back Bay. Walk to everything! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shipwreck Motel

Address: 237 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2145
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: $180 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwreck Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Shipwreck Motel Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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“Room 36 has great bay view and plenty of space to spread out for a family”
 of 5 bubbles G8rStyle, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles Scampie2013, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“canal view”
 of 5 bubbles HJ-JMD, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We prefer the rooms on the back side, away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles jdixon2017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“East side (small pool) has street views of restaurants and hustle and bustle. Perfect what we were looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles Waterlilly9704, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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