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Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records

1793 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3002
+1 239-234-3329
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Buying books

The lady that owns this book store goes above and beyond great customer service. She was so... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Michael1952
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Tallahassee, Florida
Awesome

I entered this place with hesitation. Old house, battered driveway and tough to find parking. It... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
gschleiffer
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Estero, Florida
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The area's largest selection of rare, out-of-print, and hard to find books & vinyl records in a unique 1912 historic home. Our books date from the early 1800's to near present and our vintage vinyl selection is clean and abundant. ECHO also has a unique selection of vintage art prints, posters, stamps, and collectibles. Parking is in the back of our building
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3 Mar 2018
“Buying books”
30 Sep 2017
“Awesome”
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1793 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3002
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+1 239-234-3329
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The lady that owns this book store goes above and beyond great customer service. She was so helpful in helping me find some of the books I had been searching for. One was a first edition of James A. Michener's 1963 book. Caravans. It was...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Many thanks for your wonderful review of our independent book & record shop! We greatly appreciate the time you took to recognize our shop on TripAdvisor. We look forward to your next visit and to assist you with your book needs. :) best regards, Christine

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I entered this place with hesitation. Old house, battered driveway and tough to find parking. It had to be one of the coolest places I have ever been. Tons of books and stamps but what I loved was the old vinyl records. The owners, Christine...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We greatly appreciate your support of our independent book & record shop - we look forward to seeing you again! best regards, Christine & Graham

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

What an incredible collection of vintage books and vinyl! Might not have had any old Outlander books at the time that I was seeking but wow! Very nice owner, she thought she did have what I was looking for and tried to help me find...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We greatly appreciate your support of our independent book & record shop - we look forward to seeing you again! best regards, Christine

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere new to stop in our Sunday drive and this place was a great find! Inside you'll find high shelves of endless books and a great collection of vinyl! Greeted by the cutest and most easy going couple willing to help...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for this excellent review! Our independent book & record shop thanks you for your support!

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

As soon as I walked in my eyes were overwhelmed. A very friendly woman welcomed me and told me about the place and the best way to walk through it. It was amazing to see all they had - records, hardcovers, paperbacks, autographed books, posters,...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you for this excellent review! Our independent book & record shop thanks you for your support!

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was on a mission to find a couple Pavoratti records. As soon as I walked in I was welcomed in and shown around. Super Friendly Staff and I was not rushed at all. Amazingly the staff knows exactly where to find everything and they...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our shop! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

What an absolutely AMAZING experience this was! If you fancy yourself a bookworm, Vinyl hound or simply a collector of the eclectic and vintage, then you owe it to yourself to visit Echo. Even if you're not in the immediate vicinity of Ft. Meyers, it...More

Thank Graham G
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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for this excellent review! Our independent book & record shop thanks you for your support!

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

A few blocks off the beaten path in downtown Ft. Myers lies this treasure. An old house, full of old house smells filled with books from floor to rafters. It's not just a heap of old paperbacks -- they have well-maintained hardbacks from every era,...More

1  Thank Patrick B
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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Many thanks for your wonderful review of our independent book & record shop! it was a pleasure to meet and assist you with your collecting needs and we look forward to seeing you again soon! :)

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Interesting and creative front garden as well, I can always find a book or two to add to my library. Very well organized by category, neat little areas with art or knickknacks to add interest to your search. Staff is knowledgeable and very helpful. We...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

Many thanks for your wonderful review! We greatly appreciate your support for our independent book & record shop and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place is a gem, with many treasures for lovers of books and vinyl records. It is a short walk from downtown Fort Myers, and is open on Saturdays and Sundays. Every room is filled from floor to ceiling with shelves of books on all...More

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Christine B, Owner at Echo Vintage Books & Vinyl Records, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

Many thanks for your wonderful review! We greatly appreciate your support for our independent book & record shop and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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