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Green Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one week in Unit #15. The location is great, and the recent updates were well done. The pluses are location, value, quiet, use of laundry, and pool. The beach is great as were the beach chairs and cart. Onsite managers were friendly and efficient. The minuses; as noted in other reviews no place to eat other than...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for talking the time to review unit #15. We are happy to hear that you had a mostly great stay. We appreciate your feedback, and will forward the information to the owners so that they may make any changes to improve future stays, one of which we hope is you!

Austin, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Seashells on Sanibel is a lovely vacation rental. Recently redecorated, it is still a moderate price. We had #27 which is on second floor facing west. I'm retired and usually stay at upscale (more expensive) hotels, so I was very pleasantly surprised at the newly tiled floors in soft ocean beach colors. With those light greens and blues extending into...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review unit #27. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay! We hope that you will stay with us again soon!

Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Sea Shells facility was cleverly designed to provide a reasonable degree of privacy and parking ease. Most of their neighbors are typical 3 story 'Cookie Cutter" type facilities with little to distinguish between them. Our unit, #2 was at the West Gulf side of the complex and offered easy access to main road and the beach. The unit was...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of unit #2. We are sorry to hear that the unit did not meet all of your expectations. We will forward this information to the owner so that they may make any necessary improvements.

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing! Great rooms that have plenty of space for the entire family. Plenty of food and attractions all around. Will be back coming back here again and again. Short walk to the most beautiful beaches, where you can get shells galore.

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We love to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful time and we are happy to know that we have gained a repeat guest!

Billings, Montana
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed in #39, and booked through VRBO for a week in Oct. 2016. Our unit was at the back of the complex, near the tennis courts, which made for a little longer walk to the beach, but not a problem. Our parking spot was right in front of the unit and was very convenient. Our place was a two...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of unit 39 and of the property. We are glad to hear that you and your family were very pleased with everything that our rentals have to offer. We hope that you will stay with us again soon!

Plato, Missouri
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Loved our stay at Sea Shells of Sanibel Condos. I was pleasantly surprised we stayed in unit 28 and I have to say the reviews from a year ago had me wondering but Shela assured me that it had a new owner and was fixed up! Yes it was such a lovely unit to stay in and I thank you...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate you also putting other's minds at ease with an update on this unit. We love to hear that you and your family had such a great stay and are exceptionally glad that we now have a repeat guest!

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Seashells of Sanibel was a quiet, reclusive resort that was family friendly. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The location was remote yet close to Ding Darling and many wonderful Sanibel restaurants such as The Lazy Flaming and The Bubble Room.

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We greatly appreciate your feedback and are exceptionally glad to hear that the staff was so friendly and helpful. We hope that you will come back and see us soon!

Massillon, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We have stayed at Sea Shells of Sanibel 3 times in the last year and a half. The different condos have all been great! The short walk across the street and down the private path to the beach is easy to take all your beach items with you. All 3 condos offered beach chairs,cart, towels and all the kitchen items...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

We love to hear that you have stayed with us so frequently! It is always a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. We are glad that each unit has met your needs and expectations and that they make you feel at home. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

Glenpool, Oklahoma, USA
Reviewed 6 July 2016

it's not directly on the beach but 5-15 minute walk along a pretty path is a small price to pay considering you will pay hundreds of dollars less to be across the street. It's a great value for our family. This is the 2nd time we have stayed here. The condo was in great condition. Hardwood floors and nice kitchen...

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and thank you for mentioning the updates and amenities that we have to offer. We are glad to hear that our updated laundry facility made your stay more convenient. We hope you will come back for a 3rd visit and many more!

Reviewed 27 May 2016

Sea Shells of Sanibel was a great choice for my husband and myself to celebrate our 35th anniversary. It was relatively cheap and had everything we needed there--sand cart,beach towels, full kitchen and great pool. The ladies at the office were very nice and answered all our questions--we met some condo owners at the pool and they were very welcoming....

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SEASHELLS S, Manager at Sea Shells of Sanibel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time celebrating your anniversary! Thank you for mentioning little details about what we have to offer. We love to hear that you would rent from us again and we hope to have you back soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sea Shells of Sanibel

Address: 2840 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5719
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM598 - RM1,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
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“Second floor rooms have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles greenlaker2015, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't choose Unit #2 unless suggested changes are made.”
 of 5 bubbles carandken, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our unit was #39, booked through VRBO.”
 of 5 bubbles Dan_D_12719, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Read reviews and ask questions!”
 of 5 bubbles MOTravelers911, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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