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Columbus, Mississippi
1 review
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Reviewed 17 November 2014

We got to stay in one of the Cottage 😊 it was soooo cute and the Ladies in the Office were Soo friendly and helpful!!!! An excellent experience and would definitely go back!!! Wish I could have stayed longer!!!! Oatis (Old English Sheepdog) had his first vacation and he had his on Welcome basket!!!! Absolutely pet and Human Friendly!!! Loved... More 

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DeBary, Florida
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We spent 3 nights in 1 of the 3 A-frame cottages at the Anchor Inn and it was great. Very clean and centrally located. The kitchen was well equipped and with window A/C units in the bedroom, living room and loft, the temperature was easily regulated. The manager (Linda) was extremely helpful in giving us her opinions on restaurants and... More 

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SanibelTropicalWinds, Guest Relations Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your kind review! We are so happy we could comfortably accommodate you, and even happier that you were 5-star satisfied! Best wishes and we hope you can return sooner than later. More 

Orlando, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This was a great mini vaca for my husband & I. This is my second stay @ Anchor Inn. My last visit to Sanibel /Anchor Inn was about 7 years ago, with my son and I remembered how clean and friendly the staff were. This past weekend's trip was no different. Excellent Customer Service. Linda & her staff were so... More 

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SanibelTropicalWinds, Guest Relations Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

7 years and you still made it back! We are thrilled you chose Anchor for your getaway. You, and your pooch's, satisfaction is ALWAYS our guarantee! More 

Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We had the issue of taking our small dog with us for a weekend birthday celebration. We were very cautiously optimistic with our choice. Much to our delight, we were treated like royalty including our little dog. We were greeted by a wonderful manager, Linda who could not do enough for us. The A frame unit we stayed in had... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Quick getaway that was also pet friendly. Older property, clean and very friendly. Looks like they are doing some remodeling which is a plus. Was not expecting the ritz, just a nice quiet place...we got one of the a-frame cottages which was cute it would of been better if it had just a few extras (hair dryer, iron) and maybe... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

A last minute decision to go to Sanibel led us to the Anchor Inn. All they had was left was a regular room which we found to be small yet spotlessly clean. This motel was built in the 60s and maintains that Florida kitsch charm of that period. While not on the beach, you can drive to it's sister motel... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2014

My family stayed last weekend in one of the cabins - the staff Lorraine and Pat couldn't have been more helpful. They told us the best restaurants, gave us perfect directions to everything we needed and told us the best times to go everywhere. They really made our trip memorable with their suggestion to take the bikes to go shelling... More 

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Small family owned place. Clean and quiet. Nice pool, close to everything in Sanibel. Reasonably priced. Kitchen was included in the room, its very handy. Mini fridge, microwave and stovetop. Child friendly.

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Florida
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

We booked one of the cottages for our vacation. We were excited about the cottage having a kitchenette as that would allow us to save some money on meals, and we received a very good summer price special through their website. That being said, I had read these reviews previously and expected a warm welcome. However, I had the distinct... More 

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Florida
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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Although it was not on the beach, but you do have access to there sister property which Is a "private" beach about 4 miles away but worth the drive. the anchor inn and cottage was a great value. The had bicycle rentals on property which was very nice. We had our 15 yr old daughter and friend w/us so they... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $174 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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”
 of 5 bubbles 237danam, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have pets or small children you might want to ask for a room away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles VIPHoneyBee, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The room on the end (14) was very quiet although we hardly heard any noises walking by other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 311phyllisb, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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