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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

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seattle
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49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Captiva, great place to vacation and relax and Jensen's property is a fantastic spot if it weren't for the pretty constant and loud traffic noise we experienced in the Post Office suite. We closed everything up and turned on the A/C at night so we slept well. The place was so clean and comfortable, above and... More 

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Sandown, NH, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jensen's on the gulf is awesome. We stayed in the penthouse suite and it was beyond great. We booked at the last minute because we didn't like the place we had booked and lucked out, the suite was available! Keith and the staff were wonderful. Within of walking distance (on the beach) to many great eateries in Captiva village. I... More 

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The perfect beach vacation - like having your own oceanfront apartment. It was unpretentious, clean, and comfortable. Beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas are provided, and there are grills to use, as well as a full kitchen. We had a quiet room, not facing the road. The beach is beautiful, a long stretch of sand to walk, with warm clear water... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is the best secret little spot. We stayed in the post office 'sweet' it is so cozy and quaint. Steps from the ocean. Absolutely love. Walking distance to great restaurants and shops. Private beach. Nice and quiet. Lush greenery. Perfect spot.

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Thank Shawn P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Right on the beach, tiny room with a mini fridge. Walking distance to everything. Staff could not have been more helpful and generous (when we came in with bag of ice they said just to call and they would run it to the the room) great stay at a fantastic destination

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Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The winding drive up the island is the prelude to one of the best vacations we have ever had! Once we arrived, Jensen’s on the Gulf far exceeded our expectations. The people were extremely friendly and our accommodations were luxurious and comfortable. Beach Décor at its best! The manatees and dolphins were daily visitors that never failed to excite! Beach... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a family owned operation. The owners themselves see to your needs. Dan Jenson even helped us carry our luggage to the room when we arrived. We stayed in the Penthouse, which was phenomenal. The pictures on line do not do it justice. At first, I was hesitant to go to a place that does not have room service,... More 

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Thank John L
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I am a single female traveler, so I am pretty particular about where I stay. Jensen's and Captiva Island was a great option for me! I stayed in the Post Office Sweet, which had a bedroom, but also a kitchen, a living space, a back patio and a little back yard with a grill. It was MORE than enough space... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Post Office Sweet. Fell in love instantly! Steps to the private beach. - everything provided from beach towels to chairs, umbrellas, shelling supplies, flotation devices, beach games & more! We brought kayaks! Launched right on the beach and also right at the sister property, Jensen's Marina. Had a great time paddling and fishing. Beautiful shelling.

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Hilton Head
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was very hesitant in reserving for this place, and post vacation I am glad I did. I would stay here again. I was worried about privacy & not having daily room service for beds and towels. JOG (Jensens on the Gulf) took care of all needs immediately and the staff was polite and curtious to all requests. Not a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Address: 15300 Captiva Dr, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $201 - $1,318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
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“Ask for a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles PattiM658, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in gulf side”
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“Penthouse or Honeymoon suites have the best views.”
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“Ground floor is a good option”
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“Penthouse & Honeymoon Suite are on the top floor.”
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