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Anchor Inn & Cottages

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Forked River, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed in cottage #20 over Christmas. The cottage was clean and comfortable. The grounds are very well kept. Linda is the perfect hostess. Whatever you need she makes sure you have. They supply beach chairs and towels. (Beach toys for those with young ones) good places to eat within walking distance. Would recommend this place and would stay here...

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5Thank jobosumm
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

Wife and I spent one night here recently. Nothing fancy but everything was well taken care of especially for its age. It was a quick drive to most of the beaches. If you take the time to read the other reviews, it is a nice place for what it is, if you expect the Ritz than you should probably book...

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2Thank George W
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I have read quite a few reviews and responses considering how to review older hotels and inns. I have decided to review them without concession to their challenges/features. This is somewhere between 2 and 3 for a rating. Given the other choices on the island we will probably be staying here again...and I will be thrilled. This is an "Old...

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3Thank Kim R
Columbus, Mississippi
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...

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1Thank LisaHam23
DeBary, Florida
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...

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3Thank CamGram32713
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.

Orlando, Florida, United States
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...

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3Thank Aida L
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!

Clearwater, Florida
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...

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4Thank gonnabe001
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...

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2Thank twohappydogs
Spring Hill, Florida, United States
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...

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1Thank Ray D
Boca Raton, Florida
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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Microwave
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  • 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: $192 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Anchor Inn & Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
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“OK if you can rough it and don't mind an old motel”
george366, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“"Next vacation we will pay more to be on the beach and get a comfy bed to stay more nights."”
J5216RRmonicap, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Although they were all booked, the three "cottages" looked very nice!”
catherinebQ8745KP, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“away from the family game area on north end is quieter”
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.”
VIPHoneyBee, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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