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Reviewed April 30, 2018

We keep returning to this lovely Inn in Sanibel. We always stay at Tarpon Tale as it is so peaceful and relaxing. Dawn is excellent as the manager and she always makes sure you feel welcome and have everything you need. Bikes are free and...More

Thank cw0lf001
Response from Sanibeldawn, Director of Sales at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Cindy for spreading the word about the Inn. We always await your return. Take Care, Dawn

Reviewed April 24, 2018

We continue to return to the Tarpon Tale Inn because of it's quiet and comfortable location, bikes, and everything you need to enjoy the beach - wagon, umbrellas, even a shell washing station. The owners are friendly and welcoming, as is Dawn, the innkeeper.

Thank Betsy B
Response from Sanibeldawn, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded April 27, 2018

We are pleased to have such loyal and regular guests who become part of the Tarpon Tale Inn family. See you next time, Dawn

Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Tarpon Tale Inn is a wonderful and relaxing place to stay on Sanibel. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. Although the room was perfect - just the right size, the amenities sold us on our stay. Complementary bikes, beach chairs, and a short...More

Thank Edgar S
Response from Sanibeldawn, Public Relations Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review and for all of your kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, the staff, the location and all of the amenities. We work really hard to make the Inn...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

This place reminded me of the 1950's at the shore...in a good way. This is a small hotel that has done an amazing job of dividing the space and landscaping so you feel you're area is private. There are things to see and places to...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded April 17, 2018

We are pleased you found us and felt the Inn is the perfect place for you. There is no other area in Florida that compares to Sanibel Island . We realize how fortunate we are to live and work on this beautiful island. We agree...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

My wife and I stayed at "Sea Shell II" in April. It was the only cottage available when I booked it. Check-in was easy and smooth thanks to texts from Dawn. Dawn was like our hostess and she was great. She gave us a tour...More

Thank Stephen W
Response from Sanibeldawn, Director of Sales at Tarpon Tale InnResponded April 6, 2018

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for all of your kind words. We work hard to create an atmoshere that feels like home and I'm so glad you felt that way. I am looking forward to meeting your daughter...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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US$139 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$139 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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stevecuster
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Sanibeldawn | Property representative |
We have backpack beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas and carts for our guests' use. Our rates also include complementary use of our bicycles for adult guests. Please let us know if you have any other questions!
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PhyllisFt_Lauderdle
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Response from Sanibeldawn | Property representative |
Hi! All of our rooms have a standard drip coffee maker with a starter pack of coffee and there is a Keurig machine in our lobby with pods, creamer and sweeteners. Please let us know if you have any other questions !
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"Chose a room NOT facing Periwinkle Drive."
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"The back garden area is very nice"
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"You must look at rooms on website. Rooms are few and occupancy is small. It's a small but exquisite..."
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"rooms on the back side are more intimate"
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