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Medfield MA
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Mu husband and I just returned from a 4-day stay in one of these charming "cottages." We were pleasantly surprised by everything we saw, given how affordable the place was. The rooms were spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The kitchen was stocked with whatever we needed. Bedding was comfortable, although the mattresses were a bit hard for our taste. The...

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Reviewed 11 November 2014

I give this place only four stars because I wasn't aware that the cottages are actually duplexes. BUT, they are very room, totally well appointed, comfy, clean and worth the price. Bridgette was very helpful with reservations and preparations, and helped out with a couple of minor details after we arrived. The beach is an easy walk, as well as...

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5Thank Wendell T
Reviewed 17 October 2014

These new owners were super nice to us and our dogs. Any issues we had, they solved. The lodging was very roomy and clean. With the many bike trails, we were convenient to everything we needed. We will definitely stay here again.

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3Thank tlshow
Sanibel Island, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The new owners are great, and cared about if I had any concerns. The space was perfect for our stay. It was especially nice that we got to bring out furry friend with us, he loved the beach. It was great to have a kitchen to cook lunch, and great to have so many restaurant choices for dinner at night....

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3Thank JMH6449
North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We just spent 3 nights at the Driftwood Inn & Cottages. Our cottage was very comfortable and pleasant. The new owners went out of their way to make certain that we had everything we needed. We were about a block from the beach with easy access. If you love old Florida then this is an outstanding place to stay at...

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1Thank Dana D
Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We chose this place after reading the reviews, and comparing the other hotels near by. Seemed like a good value. We had no Wi-Fi, and the beach "a short walk away" was private to the hotel guests. We had to drive a few miles down the road and paid $2 hr to a Public Beach. The street is busy, but...

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3Thank DAS954
Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Walking past hotels and large condo complexes made me appreciate the Driftwood even more. It's quiet and really well located. A quick walk to a bicycle rental • about one block to the beach • along a lovely bike path. The cottages are comfortable and neat. The screened porch was my go-to place when I wasn't recreating around the island....

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1Thank Vicomliz
Franklin Furnace, Ohio
Reviewed 18 December 2013

My wife and I just stayed here last week. Jane is a great hostess. It is a great place for relaxing. It is along a kind of busy street, but it is really quite. We went just inside the off season and were able to get a great rate. Where else can you get a kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathroom...

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2Thank bakergreg
Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Hostess Jane is amazingly accommodating. Cottage was charming . . . just what you would imagine a vintage beach cottage to be. Pet friendly. Very affordable. Sparkling clean and comfortable. Big, too. I could easily live there happily ever after. Nice and quiet. Soooo relaxing. Perfect place to relax. My sister and I had a wonderful weekend in Sanibel with...

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2Thank Joni M
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 27 June 2013

This was the cheapest rental I could find for Sanibel but it was definitely nice! Very clean, charming and large, especially for the price! Only a few minutes walk to the beach. Definitely better than hotels for the same price!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family owned and run business purchased fall of 2014. We have a 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage and 2 bedroom/2 bath cottages with a full kitchen and large screened in porch. We are dog friendly with a small pet fee. We are 2 short blocks from the beach and short walking distance to shopping and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Inn

Address: 711 Donax St, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6707
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Sanibel Island
Driftwood Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
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“The Driftwood is located on a slightly busy street but vehicle noise was never noticed.”
 of 5 bubbles SueFromWinnipeg, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in Cottage #2 which is on the back side. It is a bit more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 510donnas, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for unit 2 or 4, they are on the backside and quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 995wendellt, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Back cottages have less traffic”
 of 5 bubbles 68danad, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Choose to stay somewhere else. You might be glad you did.”
 of 5 bubbles 1RaysFan, 30 Nov 2012 | Read review
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