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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Stayed for five nights while attending wedding of friends. Our stay began on the tail end of tropical storm Andrea so we wondered if we would see the sun & enjoy the beach. Well, one thing about weather in FL stick around & it will change. We have had four beautiful days at the beach. We have enjoyed the great...

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CasaYbel-Mgr, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you could join us and your friends for the wedding. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards from the Team at Casa Ybel Resort!

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is a great resort. We had our wedding and reception in October 2003. Had the reception upstairs at the Thistle Lodge Resturant. The staff was wonderfull and my wife have been back a number of times for lunch and dinner. Timing is everything as in October 2004 the property suffered damage from the hurricane . They have since repaired...

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CasaYbel-Mgr, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's been a while, we hope you can visit us on Sanibel Island soon. Best regards from the Team at Casa Ybel Resort.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 June 2013

My husband and I stayed at Casa Ybel for a week long honeymoon in Sanibel. Overall, the stay was wonderful. Without help from our family, we wouldnt have been able to afford a stay here, and honestly would have stayed somewhere cheaper, but it was nice to be able to stay in a little luxury for our honeymoon. We had...

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CasaYbel-Mgr, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations and thank you for choosing Casa Ybel Resort! Thank you for the positive review. We appreciate your feedback. You're right, activity at the Coconuts Pool Bar winds down near sunset. Our Thistle Lodge is open in the evening for dinner or our bar lounge. We recently updated thefurnishings on the Patio Veranda with casual seating as well for a...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Beautiful grounds. Second floor 2 bedroom unit. Stairs to climb but worth it for the view. Stocked kitchen..just bring groceries. Large lanai...had every meal looking out at the ocean. Large pool with plenty of lounge chairs. Beach is literally 200 feet away.. With white sand, made from shells, so bring your water shoes and a bag for shell collecting. Thistle...

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CasaYbel-Mgr, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Our 114 suites are spread out along the beach so everyone faces the Gulf of Mexico. We look forward to welcoming you back to paradise. Best regards from the Team at Casa Ybel Resort!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Favorite resort on Sanibel Island thus far! Been to Casa Ybel several times now and the staff has always been more than accommodating. The units are clean, spacious, and all in good proximity to the main resort area. The kitchens are nice and the screen porches are a perfect place to dine and watch the waves roll in. For a...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We stayed at Casa Ybel for 2 nights in the beginning of May 2013. Beautiful property! When we checked in and got to our room on the top floor we weren’t thrilled with our view (trees blocking our view of the water), so I called the front desk and they were happy to give us the keys to another room...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I have spent three wonderful days with my nine year old son at Casa Ybel. The location is just perfect, very quiet and relaxed with direct access to the wonderful beach. We got up at six in the morning one day and were rewarded with lots of different shells and two dolphins swimming by very close to the beach. We...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 14 May 2013

We ended up here as every other place that looked decent was booked and we didn't have a reservation anywhere. It was one of the most expensive options on the island, but was top notch across the board.

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Fabulous staff, great amenities. We enjoyed listening to the surf from our balcony. Rooms were very comfortable. Great beach access. Loved the convenience of renting bikes at the hotel in order to visit Ding Darling National Park and the lighthouse. Great lunches / happy hour at the pool and great dining at the Thistle Inn

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north pole, AK
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Fort Myers beach really didn't have any resort that was really nice except for The Pink Shell. We left Pink Shell for the day to check out Captiva and Sanibel. The restaurants on these islands are MUCH better than what the Pink Shell area had to offer. There is a TON of traffic on these islands. Best bet, walk everywhere...Crazy...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $392 - $870 (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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“all rooms have a balcony and ocean view ... any suite is a good one !”
 of 5 bubbles pookies2017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views are in the upper units. If you can, rent in IJK Buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles Maryvanzee, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms should have ocean front views”
 of 5 bubbles danielaI3479XY, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators as the condos are spread out but generally limited to 2 floors.”
 of 5 bubbles dennisd553, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the gulf of Mexico. Some are closer to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles tmdtcmt, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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