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Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Inn was a bit difficult to find in the dark, having no lights indicating the entrance. Once there, there was someone in the office waiting for us. After checking in we were shown to our room. It was located in a good area near the pool. The rooms were clean, the towels were readily available when needed. Air conditioning...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your review. We wish there was something we could do about lights for the entrance, however we have to follow the guidelines put in place by the Island and we are not allowed outside lights being it's a nature preserve. We are pleased to see that once you made it everything was taken care of...

Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a well kept nice Inn. We stayed over Christmas and were given a Deluxe Studio. We enjoyed our time there, but the accommodations were not deluxe and were not worth $238.99 per night, plus $85.47 in taxes and fees for three nights. I would call the accommodations clean and comfortable. The rooms were built in the 60's and...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. Here we pride ourselves in being a picture of charming ole' Florida. We are not a 5 star resort, nor do we claim to be. We pride ourselves in being affordable accommodation as far as prices are concerned. It sounds like you got a great price for a holiday...

West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Checked out of a big chain hotel found this place was a diamond in the ruff awesome rooms efficiency rooms for longer stays we had 2 full baths they provide beach chairs umbrellas our new home away from home

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your review!! It sounds like you had a wonderful experience with us. We truly hope that we have created a life long family member with us!! We do everything we can to make our guests a repeat visitor!! Hope to see you again real soon.. The Staff at Anchor Inn and Cottages Sanibel FL

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

It is always difficult to know how to rate an old Florida hotel. We have stayed here before and liked it enough to return. This time we had a room (18) with a king size bed, a refrigerator, a microwave, and no stove. This worked well for us as we like to eat out. The inn has a great location,...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Kim - Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear that we are doing great. Super excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us last year, and we have created a loyal guest (friend and family) and we will strive to continue to improve your stay each year so that you continue to book...

Regina, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

As we crossed the bridges into beautiful Sanibel Island we saw the Anchor in Sign. The chalets caught our eye and we decided to pull in . The staff at the desk were very kind and so we made our one night reservation. We planned to carry on further down the coast but … we couldn't leave. So we extended...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Rick and Char Thank you for taking the time to leave us your lovely review!! We love to hear that we are doing well with our new guests. We strive to turn each and every guest into a returning guest...in which you become part of our family!! We hope to see you again real soon!! The Staff at the Anchor...

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Once again Anchor Inn was a pleasurable place to visit. I have been there 5 times in 3 years, stayed in different rooms, always clean, has everything we need, kind to dogs and owners, very well managed, Cathy was very helpful, highly recommend it!!!

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your review. However we are sad to see you gave us a great written review but only gave us a 1 star. I truly hope that was an over site on your part, as upon reading your review it looks like we have given you exceptional service and lodging over the last 3 years. We...

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this great little motel several times before and have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is well-managed by a friendly lady Patty. The place is super clean and is pet friendly. They have several different types of units ranging from a cottage to a motel rooms with very reasonable rates especially for Sanibel island. If you're looking...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear that we are doing great. Super excited to hear that over the years we have created a loyal guest (friend and family) and we have continued to improve your stay each year so that you continue to book with us!! We look forward to having you back!! Danielle...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Made last minute reservations at the suggestion of a member at the Chamber of Commerce. Was not disappointed. Got a spacious room overlooking the pond and the we're dog friendly. Even had a welcome basket for my dog. Bathroom was very small compared to the rest of the space. I love the grounds were very nature. Front desk staff very...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We appreciate all reviews, but especially enjoy hearing that we are doing something right!! We are super pleased that you and your doggie were treated wonderful and do hope you return to stay with us next time you come to the island!! We love our return guests!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Anchor...

Tarpon Springs
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My husband and I stayed there over Labor Day weekend. Although I am always fascinated by older motels and their layout, the are almost never live up to my imagination. The Anchor Inn was a pleasant surprise. There are three A-frame cottages as well as the "regular" motel rooms. The cottages were already reserved, but the regular room was large,...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us your review. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take advantage of some of our free amenities! I will go over the suggestions for the additional convenience items you talked about and see if we can do anything about these items for the future. We do have...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Visited as an anniversary getaway. We chose the A frame room 20. Plenty of room, a little more expensive but worth it. I gave 5 stars because for the location and place I felt they were true and honest about their facilities. Great value and location. They offer beach parking at a sister facility which is about an 8 minute...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review!! It looks like you had a very enjoyable anniversary with us!! Congratulations!! We are happy to see you were able to take advantage of all the extra amenities we provide for our guests to make them feel welcome!! If you didn't leave your email address with the staff, you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on beautiful Sanibel Island, Anchor Inn offers affordable accommodations in a lush tropical setting. Private A-frame cottages, standard hotel rooms and fully equipped 1 and 2 room efficiencies are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor Inn & Cottages

Address: 1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4720
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $234 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“"Next vacation we will pay more to be on the beach and get a comfy bed to stay more nights."”
 of 5 bubbles J5216RRmonicap, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“These are cottages not rooms and some of them have nice porches and sitting areas looking out at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceF19, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They were all great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 801chars, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Although they were all booked, the three "cottages" looked very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles catherinebQ8745KP, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“away from the family game area on north end is quieter”
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