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    Blue Dolphin Cottages

    4227 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5199
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (362)
    Pool & Beach (78)
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    Overview

    • Excellent75%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Offers from Blue Dolphin Cottages
    Special Offer: Free Beach Chairs!
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    1 - 5 of 226 reviews

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We have visited Sanibel often and enjoyed the natural simple atmosphere. This was our first time to stay at Blue Dolphin and were looking for a homey welcoming place. It completely met and exceeded our expectation our expectations. We appreciated the roominess of our unit...More

    Thank alouysius
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

    What else could you ask for? Walk right out onto the serene white sandy beach for ideal shelling, dolphin siting daily and spectacular sunsets. Rooms are equipped with everything you need - whether it's for a few nights or a month. Free bikes, lawn chairs...More

    Thank Jill S
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are happy you had a nice experience while staying with us. We hope to see you again. Thank you for the nice review.

    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    Quiet and peaceful place with the Gulf beach a just couple of steps away. Good bicycles and beach lounge chairs free for guest use and a nice room kitchen in the room. The room was very clean and everything worked well. Locks on the doors...More

    1  Thank Amy G
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are glad to have met you and hope to see you again. Thank you for the review.

    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    The cottages are located on a quiet residential area of W Gulf drive. You are literally 10 feet away from the beach. We have been here multiple times and would never consider staying anywhere else on the island. The beach is very quiet because the...More

    Thank lovetotravel54321
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    Thank you for the wonderful review and we will see you next year.

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    We were so lucky to get into the Blue Dolphin Cottages spur of the moment. The room was within 500 feet of the ocean. The location is in a residential area which means the beachfront is near deserted and without the hotel crowd. Be aware...More

    Thank mkernus
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    Thank you for the review. Our rooms have been freshly painted, the bedspreads are brand new, among other amenities. We are pleased with our authentic "cottage" look. We hope to see you again.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 134 - USD 324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    MissouriUSAButterfly
    Hi Jerry I am very interested in staying at blue dolphin We are wanting a full size refrigerator I had ask about the central air You said the one bedroom had central air What do the rest of the places have We need air conditioning In some of the pictures it looks like Fans in the windows? Plus we will be on the island for 13 days We were also wondering is there a washer and dryer We hate to drag a bunch of clothes with us We are looking to come 17 till 30 June Please advise Thank you for your time Ingrid
    15 January 2017|
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    Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
    Please look at our website for pictures and discriptions of our rooms. All our rooms have air conditioning. I have a 1 bedroom apartment available for $2263.43 and an efficiency available for $1974.83. These rates are for... More
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    MissouriUSAButterfly
    Do the unit have central air
    12 January 2017|
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    Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
    The 1 bedroom apartments have central air, the other rooms have splits.
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    FortMyersRecycler
    No rates listed, am lee County yearround resident seeking small one room accommodation-am senior citizen-thanks-Happy new year
    28 December 2016|
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    Response from Jerry S | Property representative |
    Hi Our rates are on our website for Blue Dolphin Cottages Please let us know when you are interested in making a reservation.
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    "They are all good."
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    "Units 6 and 7 have a picture window to the gulf."
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    "We had an end room next to the large bird cage -- I loved hearing them in the mornings but would prefer an..."
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