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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
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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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    111 - 115 of 226 reviews

    Reviewed 16 December 2012

    very comfortable large cottages. Nicely supplied. Good kitchen. shows that the owners really care that their guests enjoy their stay. the only problem we had was that we could not use the ceiling fans - we are 6' tall and the ceilings are low. also...More

    6  Thank carolatthebeach
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    Thank you for taking your time and writing a review. As owners we do pride ourselves in our property. Thank you for mentioning our rooms are comfortable and a great value. As to our wifi, our IT did not feel it was necessary for a...More

    Reviewed 12 December 2012

    My wife and 4 year old just stayed at the Blue Dolphin and agree with all of the other reviewers wonderful and positive comments about this property. The one thing we particularly appreciated and impressed with is that the Blue Dolphin staff washes the blankets...More

    10  Thank gocdub
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    It was nice that you pointed out the quality of service we provide for our guests. We look forward to seeing you again and hope you experience the same ambiance next time.

    Reviewed 11 December 2012

    My husband and I stayed at the Blue Dolphin cottages in November, 2012. We LOVED it here. We could only stay one night and hated to leave, we are planning to come again next year. It's so beautiful, tucked into a quiet residental neighborhood. Beautiful...More

    10  Thank LorrifromWelcome
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are glad you enjoyed our property and amenities. We hope to see you again for a longer visit.

    Reviewed 30 November 2012 via mobile

    First time we stayed here. We were a family of six My husband and I , our two boys and my in laws. We had two cottages. Ours was a very nice and spacious cottage with a sitting area and a separate bedroom with a...More

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

    We are glad that you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to seeing you all next year.

    Reviewed 22 November 2012

    Really enjoyed our stay here. Sanibel is great. These cottages are right on the beach at the quieter side of the island. We loved how they had bikes to ride out on. The residences are clean and tidy and very good value. Couple of things...More

    5  Thank NorthLondonNoMore
    Response from Jerry S, Owner at Blue Dolphin Cottages

    We are happy you had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for your input.

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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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    Room Tips
    "They are all good."
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    "Units 6 and 7 have a picture window to the gulf."
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    "Units 6 or 7 are the larger units with a separate bedroom and picture windows overlooking the beach. But..."
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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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