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Blue Dolphin Cottages

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  • Excellent78%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cottages”(35 reviews)
“every morning”(21 reviews)
“outdoor tables”(4 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

The best place to stay on Sanibel, and I've stayed at many of the hotels! The staff is helpful and courteous - the premises are beautiful - and the accommodations are one of a kind. Not your typical hotel room - you can have a...More

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Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for the review. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I don't have enough words to describe our wonderful stay. It is a family owned hotel and they greeted us warmly when we arrived. Our room was a studio almost fully equipped, very clean. They offer continental breakfast and that too was very nice. 20...More

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Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for this outstanding review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Sand fleas are no joke. These little suckers will find you in 0.02 seconds and their bite is definitely harder than a regular flea. My entire body was covered in extremely itchy little sores after our first evening there. These bites itch for an ungodly...More

3  Thank Brittany W
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 4 January 2018

We are sorry you were effected by the bugs that plague the Island. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g34616-i231-k3021229-Noseeums-Sanibel_Island_Florida.html There are several of these forums on Trip Advisor. I hope you can find a product that works. We have displayed a couple on our Facebook page.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

We LOVE the Blue Dolphin! It is simple and not glitzy. It is very small and very quiet. The tropical garden that surrounds the winding path past the cottages is really lovely. You cannot be closer to the beach than this, and a really lovely...More

1  Thank invertpaleo
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 5 weeks ago

You got it! We are glad you had an enjoyable stay and hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here for years and we love it . Beautiful quiet location on the beach. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and only a few steps from the beach . It’s a quiet area because it’s located in a mostly residential area...More

1  Thank lovetotravel54321
Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin CottagesResponded 2 January 2018

We are so glad you had another wonderful stay. See you next time. Thanks for the review.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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
Details
Price range
USD 134 - USD 324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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MissouriUSAButterfly
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
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
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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Room Tips
"We stayed at the last room facing the ocean. It was magical."
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"All of them are good."
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"#1 is closest to the parking lot, an apt style duplex. Very private. Larger #s are closer to the water..."
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"Look on their website for photos of each unit, how it is furnished, and the price."
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