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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beach towels”(29 reviews)
“short walk”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Kitchenette
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great cottage feel with clean welcoming room. Our room was large with comfortable king size bed. Liked the walk in shower. Beach short walk , beach chairs can be borrowed on site. Make sure you go and enjoy the sunset. Lighthouse café & Geppetto's across...More

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Response from Sanibeldawn, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 7 March 2018

Awesome ! I love to hear when our guests have a truly relaxing stay with us ! I hope we can accommodate you again. Best Wishes, Dawn

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The location is near Lighthouse beach which is great for shelling and fishing. The property overall is quiet with a sense of seclusion, even though it's located on a corner. All of the units have their own patios which give an added sense of privacy....More

Thank julezee-58
Response from Sanibeldawn, General Manager at Tarpon Tale InnResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . I am so happy you are a returning guest. We work really hard to provide all you love about us. Thank you!!! I am looking forward to your return. Best Wishes, Dawn

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$192 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$192 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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stevecuster
20 February 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
5 May 2015|
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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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"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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"I would prefer a garden room...but give them a call and they will help you choose."
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