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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Tarpon Tale Inn is a real jewel situated near the lighthouse on Sanibel Island. The rooms are very tastefully furnished with a personal touch and the owners are lovely and extremely helpful. Every room has a little terrace in front to sit down and relax. The inn provides bicycles, barbecue and beach equipment for free. Opposite the inn there...

Thank Susanne S
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I'm in love with this little Inn. And what a bargain considering all that's included. Inside the "apartment" was a living room, kitchenette and appliances, bedroom and bathroom. So comfortable (the cowboy and I stayed for two nights in the Lighthouse 1 room). So inviting. So convenient. This Inn has anything and everything you could want -- hammocks, patio furniture,...

Thank pilwhee
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This Inn has everything you need....chairs, towels, cooler, bikes....and communal outdoor grills! The Bird's Nest cottage was absolutely charming and equipped with a small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, silverware and dishes. The location is at the quieter end of the island with a short block walk to the beach and a short drive to great restaurants. They were also so...

3Thank LeslieClemenson
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

there is absolut nothing you can't like in the tarpon take inn! we had the island sunset with a small but good kitchen. the room is nicely decorated and clean, the bathroom big enough and the patio (we decided to cook ourselfs dinner and enjoyed it outside in the patio) wonderful. hammocks, grill are at your disposal. the beach 5...

2Thank orianajade_08
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Tarpon Tale Inn has great location; The lighthouse and the beach are close. Me and my girlfriend really loved this place and would definitely stay here again. Room was comfy and cozy! Tarpon Tale Inn also offered free bikes that we could use to ride around the island.

Thank yungrich
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Thank you, Tarpon Tale Inn, for a very enjoyable stay on Sanibel Island. Our room had a kitchen and all the amenities we needed, including a kitchen with all the basics, and guides to local birds and shells. The location was excellent, with the bay a block away in one direction, the ocean side about 3 blocks away in the...

1Thank LaraKatharina
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This place is near, but not on, the beach. But it is so nice! Lots of shady trees around. Table & chairs on porch outside our room. Free bikes, beach chairs. Hammocks, lounges & chairs around place. Room had comfy love seat, fridge, microwave, toaster, assortment of dishes, glasses & utensils. Beach towels. Coffe maker in room, plus Keurig in...

Thank Sheryl M
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is our third time staying at the Tarpon Tale. My husband and I come ever winter to visit my parents who are on the island for the winter. Dawn, the manager is just SO NICE!! She is very accommodating to every need you might have. The rooms are very clean and the rooms have everything you need for your...

1Thank Keith N
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Second time we have stayed at this Inn. Love the east end of the island for the shelling beach and morning lighthouse point sunrises. We chose the Birdhouse again for its comfortable and well appointed amenities. While a small accomodation it has everything we needed. Perfect room for an active couple like us who spends most of the time out...

Thank keylore2015
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The owners were attentive and the place is clean, well appointed and unique. If you're a big hotel person with lots of services, this isn't your place. If you want an old Florida, personal feel, then consider it. It's quirky, but they took good care of us (even letting us put our refrigerated food in the room before it was...

1Thank 2acorns

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tarpon Tale Inn is a charming, family run property on the east end of Sanibel, a short walk from the island's famous shelling beaches, the lighthouse and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Each of our cottage style accommodations has its own distinct character, and range from cozy efficiencies to spacious one bedroom suites. We hope you'll choose the Tarpon Tale Inn as your home on Sanibel. You'll find the Florida you're looking for! ... more   less 

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Address: 367 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7431
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $229 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Tale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Make sure you check out the beach and lighthouse area!”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltX654XZ, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We got a good deal by using Hotels.com”
 of 5 bubbles naiomig259, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book this Inn. Don't stay anywhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles pilwhee, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Central locations, free bikes, cozy rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles yungrich, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Even the 'studios' are plenty big for two people. Full kitchen is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 2acorns, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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