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Casa Ybel Resort

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May 7 May 8
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful resort. Really fkrst class. We ate in the Thistle lodge restaurant. It was so classy. Had the best key lime martini. Wonderful grouper fish sandwich and the best lobster bisque ever ever. The view of the beach and pool made you feel like never leaving. I want to go again.

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2Thank arch36
Northport, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Casa Ybel is a beautiful resort on the Gulf of Mexico . We had an outstanding vacation . The rooms are beautiful and large . You can buy groceries ( and anything else you need ) right in town at a store called Baileys . Casa Ybel has an wonderful , friendly staff . Rental bikes are available on property...

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4Thank dmd313
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wow!! Simply amazing. The grounds are wonderfully maintained and the units super clean. The best part is the pool area. It has a separate kids pool that is only 2ft deep and perfect for the little ones. The pool area and "bar" has decent food and drinks and the service is wonderful. I guess my only complaint would be the...

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1Thank Gary P
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I selected Casa Ybel online and when driving into the property found it quite lovely and well tended. Right on the beach as promised. What I experienced when I went into the office was a tepid greeting and both women at the desk seemed as if they could care less. Two exceptions over the 8 days I was there: Gisela...

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4Thank GrannyDory2013
Reviewed 4 March 2017

You can't get much closer to the beach than at Casa Ybel. We stayed on the first floor of the last building to the right. This was a great choice as it was so quiet, we never saw anyone in any of the other rooms even though the hotel was fully booked. The second floor may have had a slightly...

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1Thank joycap
Salem, New Hampshire
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Fun time share exchange. Nicely appointed 2 Bedroom/2 bath 2 story unit with screened in balcony porch overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. A super pool, a gorgeous beach and lots of shelling abounds! Coming over the bridge from Fort Meyers is like driving into a slice of heaven!

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1Thank Ann B
CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ann B, Thank you for the excellent review. You're so right! As you come over the bridge and approach the island you can't help but feel you're headed to a very special place. Glad you could join us, we hope to see you again soon. Warm regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 20 February 2017

If you are wanting to experience a historic romantic resort in SW FL that offers 5-star treatment, we highly recommend it ! Believe everything you read about this historic charming retreat . The drive over the wooden entrance bridge set the tone for this wonderful place with its nicely maintained old growth flora and its seemingly endless abundance of native...

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4Thank pookies2017
CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pookies2017, Thank you so much for the excellent review. We appreciate the wonderful review and comments. We were excited to help you with your romantic surprise beach picnic. Looking forward to your next visit to Sanibel Island. Best regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort.

Prior Lake
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Staying at Casa Ybel is such a treat! It is so well groomed and pleasant! Wonderful to stay in a resort that has laundry in many of its units. The gulf view is breathtaking! We even saw an alligator sunning itself on the little island in the pond.

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CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Maryvanzee, Thank you for the wonderful review, we appreciate your visit and hope you'll join us again soon. Warm regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort.

Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were extremely pleased with our stay at Casa Ybel. The setting is relaxed and flowing. The rooms all face the water with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. The facilities were in great shape, we enjoyed playing tennis every day, lounging by the pool and beach. When we went in April there were a lot of flys on the...

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CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Daniel A, Thank you for the great review. We have something for everyone to enjoy on Sanibel Island. We appreciate your visit and look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort.

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Positives: Right on a beautiful beach; not a huge place (at least that's a positive from my point of view); the property manager seemed nice enough when we checked out. Negatives: Generally listless, indifferent hotel service (e.g., when my wife asked her first and only question--when breakfast was served--the person checking us in pointed at the told us to look...

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CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear James A, Thank you for sharing your feedback and positive comments on our beachfront location. Please accept our apology for the inconvenience during breakfast. We take pride in our award winning-culinary team and regret you did not experience the type of friendly and attentive service we provide. We hope you'll give us another opportunity to be of service to...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Natural, secluded and exclusive, historic Casa Ybel Resort epitomizes the sanctuary, old-island spirit of Sanibel. Occupying 23 acres of beach front property isolated from commercial enterprise, the resort forms a sheltered getaway where romantic surroundings and outdoor recreation attract couples and families alike. Travelers have found respite and hospitality here since the 1890's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Ybel Resort

Address: 2255 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6104
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $409 - $894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Ybel Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Casa Ybel Hotel Sanibel Island
Casa Ybel Resort Sanibel Island, Florida
Casa Ybel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Casa Ybel
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Get a first floor room north of the pool”
chip356, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had two different units..both exactly the same. Their rental weeks are from Friday to Friday and we arrived on a Wed.”
GrannyDory2013, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have a balcony and ocean view ... any suite is a good one !”
pookies2017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views are in the upper units. If you can, rent in IJK Buildings.”
Maryvanzee, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms should have ocean front views”
danielaI3479XY, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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