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Tarpon Tale Inn

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San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Dawn and Joe are fabulous hosts and the inn is a wonderful place to stay. It is great to be so close to the beah and in a quiet area. I would recommend the Tarpon Tale Inn to anyone. I hope to return many times! Thanks.

2Thank lc1961
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Lido Beach, New York
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We have stayed at this sweet inn on Sanibel for several years now starting about 10 years ago. We hadn't gone down there for the last couple of years, and returned last month. It was better than I remembered. Joe and Dawn keep the place up-to-date and work so hard to make everyone's stay comfortable. The units are clean and...

3Thank Amy P
Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 22 September 2012

A GREAT place for an amazingly cozy get-away. We stayed in the Island Sunset bungalow: clean & charming. Everything we had hoped for. Upon our arrival we were met by our host Dawn and given a tour of the inn. Shown our room we were welcomed to the smell of fresh baked cookies. (she had made some and placed out...

1Thank Christian B
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2012

We were in Sanibel last week of August and we simply loved it! We stayed in the Tropical Bird Cottage. It was clean, comfortable & very well stocked in kitchen ware. Beach is just a few steps away and you can enjoy the fabulous ice cream across the road. The island is a very quiet place and perfect for relaxation....

Thank Sylvie D
Valrico, Florida, United States
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I booked this hotel because it was private and a great price for my budget. Dawn, the owner, met us upon arrival. The room was great and more than we needed. This hotel/condo type environment was quiet the entire weekend. It is also perfectly situated across from a delicious ice cream shop and a couple of restaurants. Food is great!...

2Thank Holly R
Florida, Daytona
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Thanks to Tarpon Tale Inn, we had a perfect vacation. Stayed in Island Sunset room and was happy with everything. The next day we had the complimentary wagon and walked down the side street to the beach that was away from all the crowds. Sure we could see them but we were no where near them. Such a great time....

Thank Stepjarsteve
Reviewed 17 August 2012

The Tarpon Tale Inn is nothing like a regular hotel. They rent studios and apartments in island style. We thought it was the best!. Our apartment was light and spacious with 2 bedrooms and a great "garden". The owner Joe was very helpfull and friendly. They provide you with bikes and all the gear you want to go to the...

1Thank Desiree H
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 August 2012

My husband and I stayed there August 10th thru 12 -- and just got home. We found it a quiet, restful place and we enjoyed it. It was nice that there were restaurants across the street, and also a famous ice cream place- Pinocchio's Ice cream. The room was nice, clean with a small kitchen, comfortable bed and a great...

1Thank JoniTampa
Reviewed 5 August 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Birdhouse efficiency. Everything was great: clean, quiet, private. The location is great also. It is less then a 5 minute walk/bike to the gulf or bay. Across the street there is excellent ice cream and breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely stay again in the future.

Thank shannon88Bradenton
Ocean View, Delaware
Reviewed 3 August 2012

My husband and I stayed at this inn from July 27-29 in the room up front by the road (right next to the office). I kept the a/c running all night for white noise and never was bothered by any road noise. The room was clean and inviting, and there was a washer/dryer on the premises along with free bikes...

1Thank BeachLiz

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tarpon Tale Inn is a charming, family run property on the east end of Sanibel, a short walk from the island's famous shelling beaches, the lighthouse and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Each of our cottage style accommodations has its own distinct character, and range from cozy efficiencies to spacious one bedroom suites. We hope you'll choose the Tarpon Tale Inn as your home on Sanibel. You'll find the Florida you're looking for! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarpon Tale Inn

Address: 367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $233 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Tale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Tarpon Tale Hotel Sanibel Island
Tarpon Tale Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
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