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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a lovely relaxing week at this hotel. Our apartment was great and we had everything that we needed. Beautiful setting, gorgeous beach walks and delicious local restaurants not too far away. The children enjoyed the pool very much and the bar chaps at Coconuts were very entertaining.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed as a retirement trip for me. We loved the resort, as a whole. BIG surprise to find no elevators for a third floor room!! Husband with breathing issues and had difficulties but still enjoyed our trip.

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Thank Gayle W
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have stayed here several times in the past, back in the days they had a slide into the pool and have to say we were very disappointed with the level of service and value compared to earlier visits. Willing to pay a premium for good service but staff( except for pool bar staff that know what it takes to keep...

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1Thank Pistolepeete
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to lead off my review by saying that I really wanted to give five stars here because overall it was an great stay but there were just a few things that turned me off. I'll start with the cons and end on a high note with the pros: -front desk; unfortunately more bad than good here. We were...

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2Thank Moira J
Weston, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casa Ybel is one the most wonderful places that you can visit. This is our 3rd visit. It is a tranquil and relaxing place. The customer service is outstanding. Amy in reservation is wonderful, as are Kevin at he pool bar and Kaila in recreation. We also had dinner at the historic Thistle Lodge Restaurant. Rosita was our waitress for...

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Franklin, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Year two, similar room, stayed longer, loved every minute. Room is a condo with full kitchen, separate bedroom, full balcony. Can't beat the location, Thistle Lodge for brunch & dinner - so nice to have a full service restaurant on site. Enjoyed walks on the beach, bicycle riding, sunset cruise on Tarpon Bay. Sanibel is so relaxing & lovely. Can't...

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CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear mom2boys, Thank you so much for your review and continued support. See you next time! Warm regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I had a few extra days, and decided to try Casa Ybel. What a nice surprise! Great accommodations, and staff was excellent. While it is an older resort, it is well maintained and had a lot of charm. Do NOT go here if you are looking for the 5-star "new" luxury type hotel - will be disappointed. If...

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CasaYbelGM, General Manager at Casa Ybel Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chip356, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're glad you were able to get away for a few days and we're looking forward to your next visit. Warmest regards from the team at Casa Ybel Resort.

Mountain Brook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While my husband and I ultimately enjoyed our stay at Casa Ybel, I didn't feel it was worth the $600+ per night price tag. The rooms are a bit outdated but adequate and the staff were friendly but sometimes lackadaisical. The resort grounds are very nice and well kept. There are two restaurants, The Thistle Lodge and Coconuts (pool side)....

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2Thank NovaKay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful view of the gulf! Our room had everything we needed and was great for traveling with kids. The pool bar and restaurant have a good variety of options and the food was great. The pool is huge and heated, and there is a wading pool for small children, with shade nearby. The beach and the water were perfect and...

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Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa Ybel is a great place to stay on Sanibel. The grounds are lovely and well maintained. My tween and teen kids loved the shuffleboard and beach volleyball offered. Coconuts (the pool bar and grill) had really good food (we are foodies and were actually surprised at how good it was) and the staff in the restaurant was one of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Natural, secluded and exclusive, historic Casa Ybel Resort epitomizes the sanctuary, old-island spirit of Sanibel. Occupying 23 acres of beach front property isolated from commercial enterprise, the resort forms a sheltered getaway where romantic surroundings and outdoor recreation attract couples and families alike. Travelers have found respite and hospitality here since the 1890's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Ybel Resort

Address: 2255 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6104
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $401 - $880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa Ybel Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Casa Ybel Hotel Sanibel Island
Casa Ybel Resort Sanibel Island
Casa Ybel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Casa Ybel
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Get a first floor room north of the pool”
chip356, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had two different units..both exactly the same. Their rental weeks are from Friday to Friday and we arrived on a Wed.”
GrannyDory2013, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have a balcony and ocean view ... any suite is a good one !”
pookies2017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views are in the upper units. If you can, rent in IJK Buildings.”
Maryvanzee, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms should have ocean front views”
danielaI3479XY, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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