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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We arrived here after a very long drive up from the Florida Keys. First impressions after we parked up, the pool looks great, this looks nice. The guy at the front desk knew who we were before we even said who we were!! Very friendly. We walked around to the back of the property to our room 3A, and the...

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Reviewed 26 May 2012

My friend and I stayed here one night though I wish we could have stayed longer! The room, amenities, and service, exceeded all expectations. The room was very clean. The wifi was great, our flatscreen TV had cable (can't remember whether there was a DVD player), but I admit this place might not be the best for everyone. It is...

1Thank kokotree
Scotland, UK
Reviewed 5 May 2012

This is our third visit and we had a great time. Travis is gradually doing up the units - ours (number 12) had been repainted since last year and looked a lot better for it. He says that the totally refurbished units (so far only 1A and 2A) have flat screen TVs, but I didn't see inside them. There was...

1Thank LMC_77
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Having been coming to the Dolphin Inn for 20years or so, we have seen various owners from the lovely Ernie & Donna, who, if your face didn't fit with Ernie he had "no vacancies" to their kids who ran it for a while to the wonderful Pete & Zola who were everything the perfect hosts could have been, and now...

4Thank anthony h
Ahoskie, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 May 2012

We spent the last week of April at the Dolphin Inn, in Room #10. The room itself is not we expected--far more worn out and dated than we would have thought. There were a few problems that could easily be fixed which would readily change our rating from a 2 to a 5. 1. The coffee maker was a one-serving...

2Thank Wiscbabe
Fort Wayne, IN
Reviewed 29 April 2012 via mobile

The other reviews are so accurate. Definitely not a high class hotel, but for the price it is just what we expected and already made reservations for a future stay. It was quiet, friendly and laid back. We loved the pool and the beach access was easy. Would definitely recommend this hotel to any traveler who is not uptight. Close...

1Thank Amy46815
Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We stayed for a week in late March. We had a poolside room (one of three different room configurations/levels) and it was very nice. One of the two beds had been upgraded with a pillow top, but the other was very hard and firm. I mentioned it to Travis and the next day there was a brand new memory foam...

1Thank Brian H
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We spent a few nights here and quite enjoyed it. Many people return year after year and love it and the laid back friendly kind of place it is. Other guests were friendly and there was no noise at night which was great. The owner is very friendly and seems to have plans to upgrade some of the suites which...

1Thank Fisheagle2513
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2012

I have stayed at this hotel on four different times and will go back again. Travis, the hotel's owner/manager will personally see that your needs are met and your stay in Fort Myers is a complete satisfaction. I always request 13 B which is on the second floor and overlooks the bay. Is this the Ritz no, is this a...

2Thank Travelpapi153
Wednesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2012

The Dolphin Inn was the perfect location for part of our honeymoon in late September. A short drive along the coast from the busier area of Fort Myers Beach it was the perfect distance to be near by everything but have the peace and quiet. The hotel was clean and Travis and his family were lovely. We had a room...

2Thank happymonkey111

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: 6555 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4499
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: RM572 - RM839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Fort Myers Beach
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Romantic Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
#18 Family Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
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“we were in the back very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles TBgirl, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Poolside is perfect, lagoon views are perfect...your choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 823dan, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can have either bay view or pool view, just ask.”
 of 5 bubbles emomshart, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We love the room in the rear with its great lagoon views”
 of 5 bubbles sweetlou27, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room cana lside were our favorite”
 of 5 bubbles 373kathyk, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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