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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Dolphin Key Resort! Stayed 5 nights and had no problems! Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and looked nice. Did have a problem with sugar ants getting in our food but not much you can do for they're everywhere...Free continental breakfast was limited but fine. It included white toast, muffins, scrambled egg circles, one choice for cold cereal (Raisin Bran), orange wedges, milk, orange juice, water, coffee, or tea.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
Thank Jennifer A
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Magdalena T, Manager at Dolphin Key Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you Jennifer for taking the time to write a review!

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

The property is an older two story outside corridor "motel". The room was clean, although the tile floor could have used a good cleaning.(I kept my shoes on) The coffee maker leaked, The wall mount hair dryer quit working, so I had to call and get another one. They brought it right away so I was able to finish my hair, and said they would install it when the room was being made up, but that never happened. The electric receptacles need to be replaced, my computer and chargers kept falling out after I would plug them in. The free breakfast was on par with any of the chains that offer that...cheap and unappealing. We went once, and did not go back. The pool area was nice and looked to be well kept. The Tiki Bar was a fun place, with live music and lot's of partying going on! All in all, it would have been an OK "motel"(Resort?), if they did not charge so much. We paid for a premium hotel and got an older Comfort Inn type motel.

Stayed: February 2018
Thank Nancy P
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Magdalena T, Owner at Dolphin Key Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Dear Guest,

I am so sorry about the mishaps during your stay. It would be helpful if you would have told us about the receptacles when you were hear,so we know what room it is.
You paid $175.00 for your room on Expedia, which is the lowest price in the area, which is probably why you chose it.The Holiday Inn is $244.00/night. The Hampton Inn $269.00 and the Westin $489.00
The free , "Continental" breakfast consists of toast, white and wheat jellies, muffins, cereal, omelette patties, milk, orange juice, coffee and tea and oranges.
That is as I am sure you know much more than a "Continental" breakfast is.
Travelodge on Rt 41 the state road going through Ft.Myers is with no pool or bar is $144/night as comparison.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Room was very spacious and clean
Pool and garden area was very nice
Comp. breakfast was only average
Staff seemed okay, but I never had to test them with a challenging problem
Adjoining Tiki Bar was great but some would find it noisy during evening hours

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled with friends
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Thank Martin S
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Magdalena T, Manager at Dolphin Key Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Dear Martin,

Thank you for your good and informative review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back.
/Magdalena

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The room was moderized, very clean, great showers. Pool was heated. staff was very friendly wether checking in or at the pool getting something from the tiki hut.
some many restaurants within walking distance. Continental breakfast, not much there.

  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Carl K
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Magdalena T, Manager at Dolphin Key Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Dear Carl,

Thank you for your review. We hope you come back and see us.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Dolphin Key is fine. Covenience is probably its best attribute and its proximity to El Mambo restaurant is enough to rise it to five stars. It's also a way less expensive choice if your destination is Sanibel Island. Not our best place to stay during our trip to Florida, but goid enough and definitely the least expensive choice we found.

Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Wally W
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Magdalena T, Manager at Dolphin Key Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Dear Wally,
Thank you for writing a review. We do have 12 restaurants within walking distance. El Mambo is by far the cheapest though.Our price of-course reflect what you get, but I hope you had a good stay even if it wasn't the best. We are not the Marriott, but if you are looking for a clean hotel with tiled floors,( no dirty but elegant carpets),duvet covers,(not just a flat sheet and a unwashed comforter),double vanities,,hair dryers and make-up mirrors. We also have the worlds largest Tiki Bar with live entertainment and a heated swimming pool.(85' F).

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