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A warm welcome awaits you at the Beach Shell Inn, a Superior Small Lodging situated on Estero Island in the lively town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Only steps away from the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the Inn provides the comfort of home in a small, intimate setting. Choose from a selection of guest rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, efficiencies, and one or two bedroom apartments - by the day, week, or as long as you'd like! All units overlook the heated pool, have cable TV, and reserved parking.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
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Full view
72Somewhat walkable
Grade: 72 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 1 km
7Attractionswithin 1 km
261Reviews
263Photos
5Q+A
33Room tips
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Rented the up stairs King Studio Apartment in Feb. 2019. The room has a nice set-up for (2) people. Was clean. I would not recommend this hotel. The rooms have a musty, moldy smell and if you are in this particular room you can smell the owners dinner cooking. The pool
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Although the room was small it had two very nice double beds with great mattresses. There was a good-sized refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker in the room. The whole entire room including the bathroom was extremely clean. The location is great- just steps from the
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Been to the beach several years in a row and tried a new place. Don’t expect much from this place. Its a great room for this price point and rating. It’s nicely located 150 yards from the beach and has a pool. The people who own it are super nice. The room is nothing special
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This was an overnight stop, but could easily be a destination. When we arrived, it was instant relaxation. It's just a quaint little place with great atmosphere. There is reserved parking and immediate beach access. I heartily recommend this little jewel.
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Room had an odd smell, carpet was dirty and room not very clean overall. I opted out of taking a shower due to cleanliness concerns. Also, I specifically asked for a very quiet room as I have a difficult time with noise. Management said there would be no problems at all and
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The Deluxe Studio at the Beach Shell Inn
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Who owns this hotel?
She did.
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How are the beds? Soft, medium, hard? Just want to know if they are comfy :-)
Beds are super comfy.
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what is your pet policy?
No pets
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Umbrellas and chairs on the beach?
You can borrow them at the hotel
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are smoking rooms available?
No smoking in rooms. There is an outdoors courtyard by the pool where you can smoke.
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"Avoid this place altogether"
"19 pool front"
"small has up and down rooms also has apartments"
"we liked the first floor near the pool. That is just our preference."
"Rooms on ground level overlook the pool which can get noisy. If you prefer quieter rooms, try to get the second floor."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 127 - USD 272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
beach shell hotel fort myers beachbeach shell fort myers
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastFort Myers Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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