We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/11/2017 08/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Shalimar Cottages and Motel

    2823 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5701
    +1 855-487-3472
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    07/11/201708/11/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children12
    Traveller (172)
    Room & Suite (374)
    Pool & Beach (93)
    West Wind Inn
    1,888 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    DiamondHead Beach Resort
    1,156 reviews
    #9 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    The Neptune Resort
    1,141 reviews
    #7 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    Mitchell's Sandcastles
    358 reviews
    #12 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good28%
    • Average7%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Shalimar Cottages and Motel
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    West Wind Inn
    1,888 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    DiamondHead Beach Resort
    1,156 reviews
    #9 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    The Neptune Resort
    1,141 reviews
    #7 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    Mitchell's Sandcastles
    358 reviews
    #12 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    Rooms
    7 Nov.8 Nov.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sanibel Island hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0de6768902b8479c8beb0bdc559702de", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":226582,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"0de6768902b8479c8beb0bdc559702de","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Shalimar Cottages and Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBkZTY3Njg5MDJiODQ3OWM4YmViMGJkYzU1OTcwMmRlIiwiQUlLIjoiOTUzOTc3NzM2OWE2NDI1ZGE4YTQwZmJlMmI2YzRiN2YifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/11/2017", "checkOut": "08/11/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (344)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 322 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice staff, nice rooms. But the neighbors played loud music all night. And the staff leaves the office at 9pm so there was no one there to do anything about it. Other than that it was a nice place to stay.

    Thank Elizabeth S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Unfortunately, the hurricane cancelled our trip, so I am unable to review the facilities. I am, however, able to review how a wonderful lady named Sara handled the situation. Sara handled the cancellation and was truly more concerned about our safety than anything else. Thank...More

    1  Thank Bill B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The Shalimar Cottages & Motel was a hidden Gemstone.I thought I was at the Riki Tiki show at Disneyland.The rooms had silverware,stove,A/C,and a brief description of the turtles that come out in the Moonlight.The sound of the ocean was better than the movie beaches.The customer...More

    Thank Anthony B
    Response from ShalimarCottages, Guest Relations Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for the great review. Glad we could make this a great experience for you here on Sanibel Island and we hope to see you again real soon!

    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    We rented cabin 10, Sea Urchin. We arrived Sept 4th at 10pm. Our key was left outside the office and we let ourselves in. It was a beautiful little cottage with a screened in porch. A large bedroom, nice size living room, a small kitchenette....More

    Thank Elizabeth N
    Response from ShalimarCottages, Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 16 September 2017

    Sorry you had to leave because of hurricane Irma.Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! We are gland to hear about your great experience! Hope to see you again...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    We were at Shalimar from 9/5 thru 9/8 (suppose to be there for 3 weeks). We were evacuated due to hurricane Irma on 9/8. We have been going to Shalimar for the past 20 years and it only gets better. Everyone at the front desk...More

    Thank Holly B
    Response from ShalimarCottages, General Manager at Shalimar Cottages and MotelResponded 16 September 2017

    Sorry you had to leave because of hurricane Irma.Thank You for this great review! Thank you for sharing your experience and letting other travelers know about what we have to offer! Hope to see you again soon.

    West Wind Inn
    1,888 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    DiamondHead Beach Resort
    1,156 reviews
    #9 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    The Neptune Resort
    1,141 reviews
    #7 of 47 hotels in Fort Myers Beach
     
    Mitchell's Sandcastles
    358 reviews
    #12 of 20 hotels in Sanibel Island
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 161 - USD 369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 33
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Otel, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Shalimar Cottages and Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
    • Also Known As
    • Shalimar Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Shalimar Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Shalimar Motel Sanibel Island
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (172)
    Room & Suite (374)
    Pool & Beach (93)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (120)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    DiamondHead Beach Resort
    1,156 reviews
    14.41 km away
     
    West Wind Inn
    1,888 reviews
    1.49 km away
     
    Mitchell's Sandcastles
    358 reviews
    3.34 km away
     
    The Neptune Resort
    1,141 reviews
    14.60 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Sandbar
    1,130 reviews
    .14 km away
    Over Easy Cafe
    2,712 reviews
    1.58 km away
    Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille Sanibel Island
    4,581 reviews
    1.27 km away
    George & Wendy's Sanibel Seafood Grille
    2,130 reviews
    1.61 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum
    1,301 reviews
    1.75 km away
    Gulfside City Park Beach
    190 reviews
    2.26 km away
    Tarpon Bay Beach
    125 reviews
    .86 km away
    Sanibel Community Playground
    94 reviews
    2.21 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Michele L
    3 February 2017|
    Answer
    Response from ShalimarCottages | Property representative |
    We have one bedroom, gulf front cottage available arriving 02/11/17 departing 02/18/17. Please call 1-800-472-1353 for details. Thank you
    0
    Votes
    genergcd
    17 January 2017|
    Answer
    Response from ShalimarCottages | Property representative |
    Hello, You have booked a Gulf View Motel Eff. Room. The only one that we have left for those dates is Room #9 on the first floor, with a king size bed. (as you requested) Thank You Shalimar Resort
    0
    Votes

    Recently Reviewed Hotels around Sanibel Island

    Room Tips
    "I guess cabin 7 is the favorite but we liked cabin 10... not really a gulf view."
    Read review
    "Hotel has best views of the Gulf. Just steps from the beach."
    Read review
    "Love the cottages for privacy"
    Read review
    "you have a choice of 1 and 2 bedroom cottages or the motel that has 20 units."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing