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Oak Harbor, Ohio
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We have been here for the past two years, traveled with friends both times. We had 3 rooms. Upon arrival this year our room had to be changed at our request. There was problems with the pool by our room, we wanted to be at the pool. They were able to accommodate all three couples, so that our rooms were...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always try to accommodate our guests if they have reasonable requests. Thank you for allowing us to relocate you to rooms by our other pool. We are very pleased to have passed your backlight cleanliness inspection...that is a major compliment coming from a happy guest. Thank you for...

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Room by pool convenient location near time square. Staff very helpful with everything we asked to extra towels to anything we forgot. The day we arrived we had to switch rooms because the one pool had issues, staff switched us no problem. Rose was very helpful

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on The Shipwreck. Our staff tries very hard to make sure that our guests have a nice stay with us. We are fortunate to have an amazing location and an even more amazing staff. Rose says "Thank you for the nice Review"!! We all look forward to serving you again!!

Port Hope, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We rented the cottage from Shipwreck and it was AMAZING! I booked every ting online and had no issues. Checking in was easy the Motel check in is at the store but it is clearly marked and there is plenty of parking in the back. The staff was friendly. The cottage itself was a block or so away from the...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thanks A Bunch for your GREAT review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Hoping you can come back very soon. Thanks again :)

Danville, Indiana
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The 2 bed efficiency poolside was really great! My friend and I planned a last minute Christmas vacation. The location is unbeatable! You are within walking distance to the beach, pier, dozens of restaurants and bars, shops. Trolley stop is almost right outside. The hidden treasures of bananas hanging on the trees, coconuts, lush landscaping, charcoal grills and fishing right...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your descriptive review. It is always nice when a guest can paint a picture of their experience for our future guests. Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments and we Thank You for making The Shipwreck your vacation destination!!!!

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay. Hotel was in a great location. People and staff were great!!! Very clean!!! Shelly at the front desk was so helpful. Thank you Shelly. Great times hanging out by the pool. Our neighbors were awesome. Overall best trip ever.

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you soooooo much for your raving review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your vacation with us. Sounds like you will be coming back again! Shelly will be flattered by your comments. Kind Regards

Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Had to book a quick reservation after a ton of plans fell through so I was thinking at least we have a place to stay. Boy was I wrong. It was perfect!!! Awesome location! Parking in the Times square area is tough especially on Christmas day. Since we were staying at shipwreck you get a pass to park at the...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

WE want to Thank You for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope that you have found your new vacation spot with us!!! We all look forward to serving you again!! Come and see us again soon.

Fox Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My family and I stayed here for the first time last year and will definitely return. It is in the middle of all the action yet just far enough from the craziness. It is just a couple minutes walk to the beach. This Motel is tucked away behind its store and is adorable. It has 2 swimming pools,palm trees, little...

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Shipwreck. We are so happy to here that you make us one of your vacation destinations. We are in a prime location with proximity to beaches, restaurants, bars and shopping. We even have more shops and restaurants getting ready to open soon!! Keep in mind when booking that are rates during...

Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Great location, the beach and pier are only a block away . Great retro atmosphere with modern amenities. Two outdoor pools. Visited in early November. Wish we would have stayed longer. Very clean thanks to housekeepers like Rose.

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Front Desk M, Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent review of The Shipwreck. It is always nice to hear when people enjoy their stay with us. Rose has been recognized a lot lately for how clean she keeps her rooms . Thanks again for taking the time to review are Motel. We hope that on your next visit you can stay longer!!

Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Spent a Friday night. Loved it. Clean, great location, friendly and helpful staff. Walking distance to all shops and restaurants. Nice updated rooms, flat screen tv. We love the fact it's a no smoking in rooms hotel. We will return for another stay.

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post this nice review of our motel. We are glad you liked the rooms and location. We are continually working to make improvements to our funky little place. Thanks for noticing:)

Dawson, Illinois
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We have been going to the Shipwreck for several years, the last few years, ROSE has been very good to us. Rose will go out of her way to help you. From finding items that you need to finding the perfect eating place for your food cravings. Give the girl a raise, she helps and looks out for the Shipwreck...

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Front Desk M, Front Office Manager at Shipwreck Motel, responded to this review

WOW! Rose will be happy to read your compliments:) She is a hard worker and really does care. Thanks for posting your review and for being a loyal guest at the Shipwreck Motel.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eclectic, Key West Style Motel. Situated on a lovely lagoon. Boat dock, BBQ grills, 2 pools. Tiki huts. Efficiency rooms, 1 and 2 bedrooms also available. Located on Famous Old San Carlos Blvd. between Times Square and the Back Bay. Walk to everything! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shipwreck Motel

Address: 237 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2145
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: RM557 - RM1,217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwreck Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We prefer the rooms on the back side, away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles jdixon2017, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“East side (small pool) has street views of restaurants and hustle and bustle. Perfect what we were looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles Waterlilly9704, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a water view”
 of 5 bubbles G5743SNmargarets, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room in the rear a quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ovidiokaba, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner room and pool side. There is a bay out back to relax by also.”
 of 5 bubbles V7264LGtanyab, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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