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“Great Location...Comfortable Stay”
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Captiva Island, Florida

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Very good - based on 12 reviews
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“Great Location...Comfortable Stay”
Reviewed 18 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018

We are Floridians and have vacationed many times at rentals in South Seas. We have always used the big marina to moor our boat. Decided this home was in a good location and thought we would give it a try. Location was perfect. Loved having boat out back...as we do at our own home...and home was great. Upon arrival home was clean and nicely appointed. Will recommend to other family members for future vacations. Thank you to the owners for making our stay very enjoyable.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Jun 2018
Great to hear you had a wonderful time! We hope to have you back as our guest again!
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Malcolm G
Marlborough, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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“The best accommodation ever stayed in”
Reviewed 16 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

I couldn't go as my wife is ill. However I can report back that our friends said this is the best place they had ever stayed. Luxurious and beyond wildest expectations. Spacious, quality furnishings, fab pool, so many places to sit and relax. Manatee was spotted by the dock and the sunrises stunning. Every facility you could want and the best location. We will be back, there's no other option now!

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Management Response
18 Nov 2016
Thanks Malcolm! Appreciate the wonderful review!
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Teneed2kn...
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best vacation ever!!”
Reviewed 7 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

This house is the most relaxing and accommodating place we've ever stayed. The view is spectacular. Something for everyone. Brought boat for fishing. Walking distance to many restaurants and boutiques. Quick walk to the beach for a beautiful sunset. Spectacular sunrise from the back porch. House was so peaceful I never wanted to leave.

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Liked best: View, comfort, and ice machine.
Liked least: Not a thing.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Vinny-StL...
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
“Consistently an awesome place to stay and enjoy!”
Reviewed 8 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Our family has rented this home for the past six years. We have consistently had great experiences. The property and the house are in great shape, with new furniture for this year.

The location is awesome. With a one-minute walk to stores and restaurants, and a two-minute walk to the Gulf, we enjoy the quiet and the beauty of the bayside -- certainly our preference.

The area provides plenty of things to do. Yolo provides bicycle, golf cart, Hobiecat, etc. rentals.

A highly recommended property to rent!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Mar 2016
We are pleased the updates made your stay comfortable and that your family enjoyed your annual stay at Gearing Down!
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Ann H
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Even Better than Advertised!”
Reviewed 28 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

This house was better than advertised. We absolutely loved our week in Captiva. The pool was warm and the kids used it all week. The hot tub is controlled via a remote and we could turn it on as needed. We loved all the family gathering space (3 tables to dine at). The location was fabulous. We could easily walk to the beach and all the attractions in the village area. Pelicans hung out on the dock and we saw dolphins and manatee from the dock as well. We caught an 18" catfish and a 15" weakfish fishing from the dock. Riding bike from the house through the Ding Darling wildlife loop on Sanibel is 17 miles roundtrip. Parking is limited on Captiva, so not needing to drive to restaurants or the beach is a big plus. It was so quiet and private at the house even though we were so close to the village. Can't wait to go again.

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Liked best: The location, the view, and heated pool
Liked least: That we had to go home
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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