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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Being a FL resident, we sometimes forget to take advantage of the wonderful places around us. A stay-cation was in order and the destination was to be Sanibel. It was my very first time on this beautiful island and I hope it won't be my last. Cottage 21 at Anchor was a fine home away from home. Clean, cozy, and...

2Thank Michelle R
SanibelTropicalWinds, Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. We a please that you chose the Anchor Inn for your staycation. We take great pride in providing a memorable guest experience including our welcoming staff, comfortable cottages to our manicured grounds and proximity to the beach and restaurants. We hope to see you again soon!

Chokoloskee, Florida, United States
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I were looking for a quick get away and picked Sanibel Island.We've visited the area many times but were looking for somewhere new to stay with our little dog. This place was awesome. Extremely clean and excellent customer service. We stayed in room 14. It was great-2 rooms with full kitchen and 2 bathrooms. Some of the...

Thank Carmen K
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Found this Inn quite by accident as a last minute decision. We went thru Booking.com, that cost us an extra $30 we meet the inn keepers Lorraine and Patrick who punted out that going to www.sanibel-motels.com would give us the best rate for their motel or any motel on the island. We stayed in room 15 really cute and comfortable...

3Thank Dom S
SanibelTropicalWinds, Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and our amenties. We always try to go the extra mile for our guests. It was a pleasure having you stay with us.

Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Having a picky husband I was not so sure about this hotel. Little did I know it was the best spot in town. When you first see it you will notice the tropical colors that goes with the islands theme. The people who work there are friendly and best part you cab have pets. Couldn't hear other dogs barking. Very...

1Thank Brooke S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our cabin that stayed cool & relaxing. We got great suggestions from Lori the housekeeper on good beaches for shells. Full kitchen & BBQ, quiet relaxing pool. Located a few minutes from restaurants & light house, we would defiantly stay again!

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

First off.. Every staff member was so kind and considerate!! Made you feel right at home :) Our room was clean and had a total beach vacation feel. The pool was super clean! Was so impressed to see they provided beach towels, beach umbrellas and sand pails for shelling. Have already recommended to a friend and she is booking a...

2Thank Myhotelmotel
SanibelTropicalWinds, Manager at Anchor Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We take pleasure in you having a great vacation and are glad you enjoyed our pool and beach accessories. We thought these would be perfect for an island get away. Also, thanks for referring a friend. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Rogers, Arkansas
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Anchor Inn & Cottages is such a relaxing place to stay. They have several room sizes to choose from, including the historic A-frame cottages. We chose a two-room efficiency, which was quite roomy for our family of 4. We enjoyed a small living area, a kitchen, 2 bathrooms, and a master bedroom. The master bath was a bit tight, but...

1Thank Mel L
Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Two friends and I went here for spring break looking for a relaxing hotel near the beach for a good price. It was perfect. They let us check in early and check out late, rent bikes from the hotel, and bring towels and toys to the beach. Shuffleboard, horseshoes, warm pool, tetherball, and plenty of grills and picnic tables. Nice...

2Thank Dave S
Delton, Michigan
Reviewed 20 February 2014

My girlfriend and I were on a two week auto trip all around Florida. We stopped in Sanibel Island, loved it, and wanted to stay. After checking several lodging options, we were quite disappointed at the common price points. Being budget travelers, we were resigned to leaving the island in search of cheaper lodging. On a last ditch whim, we...

4Thank Tom N
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We really enjoyed our 2 day stay here. It was not 5 star ,so don't compare it to that but we liked it a lot , large airy rooms and comfortable beds, peaceful & quiet location right by bike path with an easy ride to lighthouse and beach. Bikes were on site to use, very convenient.

1Thank ephratamyhome

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $240 - $534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anchor Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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”
 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
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