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Beach Shell Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sad to report that something has changed over at Beach Shell, and the place has taken a turn for the worse. I recommended a group of us go to beach shell based on some prior good experiences, but this time the front desk lady tried to maneuver us out of our booking so she could try and double sell...

4Thank beachvibes530
naples, florida
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The hotel is old Florida charm, carpets could use a good cleaning but with all the sand that is carried in from the beach I liked the idea of carpet versus title. The staff was very helpful in explaining restaurants and local information. Parking is limited to one space (that is explained in the hotel information so we were aware...

Thank sillywilly
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It's been a long while since I've had a noteworthy bad experience but my experience with beach shell and their staff was truly horrific. We made a long cross country road trip only to be greeted by the rudest, most unprofessional staff people we have ever known. The property is very small and unkempt, and we quickly got the impression...

4Thank jenobo
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Found this property three years ago by accident on the internet. "Last room" available comment. Price is reasonable for the rooms and the staff are very helpful. The hotel is older but well maintained. Pool is kept clean and maintained. The staff provides you with appliances if you ask and are always willing to make suggestions about the area. It...

Thank kktcolumbus
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been to this slice of heaven 6 times in the past 10 year for spring break and we will never return. To start off the lovely couple that owned it for years no longer do and It's no longer the family friendly place it was. It's owned by ?? We have no idea. The property...

6Thank Matthew S
Niles, Michigan
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Do not stay here! We booked this hotel site unseen, and although I was definitely not expecting luxury, I was expecting Florida charm and cleanliness. It is rundown and rickety, verging on scary. In addition, the staff are incredibly rude, save one person. You are not allowed to have any friends or guests set foot on their property. In fact,...

7Thank chloeanneleach
Grove City, Ohio
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were excited about Beach Shell Inn after seeing pictures and reading reviews. When we arrived at the inn, my heart sank. The grounds were run down and rooms looked like they were formerly a mobile home, causing worries of bed bugs. Staff was generally rude and unhelpful. The location was the best part, though we were disappointed with how...

9Thank vacationer593
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I would give Beach Shell Inn 5 stars if it was a more luxurious place but it is a 5 Star mid century Florida Motor Court with a great location. The rooms are very clean and the bed was quite comfy. Bath was recently renovated and clean. BSI is located on the beachside of the road and a 20 minute...

3Thank Patty B
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice owners and personal . Close to beach and everything else. Beach is absolutely fantastic. Pool clean and kids friendly. We had a great stay all in all. Recommended by us. Breakfast was bought across the street.

1Thank DemandingSthlm
Fulton, Missouri
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Very quaint hotel that is clean and close to the beach. Not fancy, but perfect accommodations. A two minute walk puts you on the white sandy beach that is fantastic. It is a just under a mile from Times Square and San Carlos Blvd. where most of the shops, restaurants and busy activities are located, but that keeps the noise...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at the Beach Shell Inn, a Superior Small Lodging situated on Estero Island in the lively town of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Only steps away from the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the Inn provides the comfort of home in a small, intimate setting. Choose from a selection of guest rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, efficiencies, and one or two bedroom apartments - by the day, week, or as long as you'd like! All units overlook the heated pool, have cable TV, and reserved parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Shell Inn

Address: 2610 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3308
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: RM480 - RM2,413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beach Shell Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Beach Shell Hotel Fort Myers Beach
Beach Shell Fort Myers
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#14 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
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“we liked the first floor near the pool. That is just our preference.”
grandmacurly, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on ground level overlook the pool which can get noisy. If you prefer quieter rooms, try to get the second floor.”
bobbig478, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Every room is great”
tbansic178, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Lower level is pool side. : )”
L7570LRlisas, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Wifi best around the pool and near the office”
alexandmaria2012, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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