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Anchor Inn & Cottages

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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.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Full view
64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
12Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had a last minute trip to Sanibel in the middle of season, so the choices were limited and the prices were high. Based on decent reviews, I decided to stay at the Anchor Inn. It is only 2 stars, but the reviews were generally...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Sillycat
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded March 30, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I am sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves in offering a friendly, pleasant and family like environment while still being affordable. It sounds like you...More

Reviewed March 4, 2016

We have been to Sanibel many times and this was our first stay at the Anchor Inn. The room was clean but furnishings needed updating. The staff was friendly and hospitable, they offered free beach chairs and towels for use. This location is on the...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Keith H
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded March 30, 2016

Keith, Thank you for taking the time to leave us you review! I am pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Please know that we are in the process of renovating our rooms. Due to the nature of Sanibel Island and the size...More

Reviewed February 18, 2016

We will definitely come back here. Good location, great price, nice people and had all we needed. Next time would like to stay much longer! Nice that we could rent bikes on the spot...and just take off!More

Date of stay: February 2016
1  Thank Stephanie L
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded March 30, 2016

Stephanie Thank you for taking the time to write us your review!! We love to hear when we are doing something right!! I am excited to see you had such a great time and are already planning on returning. If you haven't already booked your...More

Reviewed February 4, 2016

Our first time to Sanibel we booked Anchor Inn for 4 nights and thought we were getting a great deal at $300 per night. Turned out to be well maintained but very old cement block straight from the 50's. It is a good ways to...More

Date of stay: March 2015
3  Thank m0tablizard
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded March 30, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I am sorry to hear you were less then satisfied with your stay with us. We strive to offer a family friendly affordable location for all our guests. We have a very clear cancellation...More

Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

First, thank you to Patty who helped make our stay wonderful :) - anything we needed, she gave us. She had great recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We stayed in one of the little cottages for our first anniversary and it...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Haley S
Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Anchor Inn & CottagesResponded March 30, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your 5 star review!! I am super excited to see you had such a great stay and anniversary with us. I am glad to see even though you were sick during a portion of your stay...More

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June 5, 2018|
Response from GuestSvsMgmt | Property representative |
Where are you trying to book thru?? if you book via our website site there is no extra charges for people.
August 18, 2017|
Response from smallluxuryitem | Reviewed this property |
we stayed in an a frame cottage which had an open plan kitchen diner and sitting room. More than enough space
April 9, 2017|
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We typically charge 20 per night per pet. We will sometimes make exceptions based on your length of stay- you can call and speak to someone directly and see if there would be any sort of discount based on your length of... More
Room Tips
"We enjoyed A18, add a portable bed, put the kid to sleep & sit &relax right outside your room door."
Jun. 13, 2018
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"The cottages are great for families"
May 28, 2018
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"Bring your own shampoo, soap, hair dryer and if possible, sheets!"
Apr. 2, 2018
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"None; I will not be staying here again."
Feb. 18, 2018
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US$122 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
anchor inn & cottages hotel sanibel islandanchor inn and cottages
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSanibel Island
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