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Shalimar Cottages and Motel

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Shalimar is an Old Florida-style resort of 33 units located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Blending in with the natural beauty of the island, Shalimar offers many features without spoiling the natural atmosphere.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Golf Course
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Southwest Florida Regional Airport35 km
Charlotte County Airport56 km
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I call the Shallimar my home away from home. The first time i went there i fell in love with the Old Florida feeling and the laid back no rush days. The management is the best and after awhile you feel like they are family. I have been going over 15 years. Rooms are not cleaned d
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Loved it. Yes, a tad outdated but very clean and steps from a beautiful beach on famous pristine Sanibel Island. Owner very kindly personally showed us both a cottage and motel room so we could decide which accommodation suited us best. Beach chairs (not lounge chairs) are provi
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Have been staying here for about five years and love it. We stay in the motel section so don’t know about the cottages.. The rooms are comfortable and there is a patio with lovely views of the beach and coastline.

It is in a quiet area and we love it that you can just walk
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Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel
Responded Aug. 26, 2018
Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.
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This place is great and very relaxing, we stayed in a cottage and it was very quiet and a clean cottage. My only negative is the beach at the moment with the red tide, seems no one pitches in to help clean the shore of dead animals that wash up. There are plenty of shells but unf
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Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and Motel
Responded Aug. 6, 2018
Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.
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If you are looking for relaxation on the beach, this is the place for you. We stayed in the motel part of the property, each room faces the beach. We were on the second floor and had the most beautiful view every morning. Plenty of room, comfortable accommodations. Kitchenette
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Responded Aug. 6, 2018
Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.
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How is the clean up on the beach outside the hotel? Still being affected by red tide? Thank you
Hi everyone! Has anyone been there with the recent red tide? Has the beach been affected here at the hotel? We have reservations for next week (8/6/18) and wanted to see if we should cancel or not?
Hi, we are actually on our way home from Shalimar and Sanibel, they just cleaned the beach a day or two ago, but dead marine life is still washing up. I wouldn’t recommend you cancel, (they don’t give deposits back I believe). The actual cottages were awesome and we really loved our time there, but you should be prepared for some dead stuff and some sinus problems because of the red tide. It wasn’t horrible but we did feel discomfort after being on the beach for a couple hours. Wishing you the best of luck!
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Booked a room at the motel for five nights in July through a third party. Can call the front desk and ask for a room on the top floor? I understand that it is based on the availability but wanted to ask if it is even possible.
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Yes, they are. Thank you
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"Rooms on the lower floor suffer from noise of other guests walking overhead."
"All motel rooms have view of the beach and gulf. Second floor rooms are quieter due to first floor having noise from the rooms above."
"There are only two motel rooms ON the beach. #11 is one but I can't remember the first floor room number."
"nice location overall. quiet area."
"Book one of the cottages."
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PRICE RANGE
US$216 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
shalimar cottages hotel sanibel islandshalimar hotel sanibel islandshalimar motel sanibel island
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSanibel Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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