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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant

Location

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Veterans Foundation Headquarters and Dolphin Marina. Rotary Park Environmental Center and Coralwood Shopping Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Free local calls, hair dryers, and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dolphin Key Resort features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 3-star property. This Cape Coral hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and coffee/tea in a common area. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2013.

Dolphin Key Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1968 
  • Free reception 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

The Tiki Bar and Grill - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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4.0 out of 5
87% of guests recommend
4.2 Room cleanliness
4.2 Service & staff
4.0 Room comfort
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You get what you pay for

4 out of 5
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Posted Feb 20, 2017
In town visiting family. Beach hotels booked and expensive so stayed here. Reasonable price for what you get. Pool area pretty nice. Restaurant/bar ok. Live music every night which is very popular with locals. Room could have been cleaner. I'd probably stay there again.
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Great location

3 out of 5
by from Canada
Posted Feb 13, 2017
Pros: Tiki bar, pool, all great !!!
Cons: As stated above...THE BED
Location: Lots to do downtown Cape Coral, 47th has tons of bars and restaurants, even a few in the immediate area
We chose this hotel, after visiting Cape Coral last year, great location, within walking distance of restaurants and bars, and for the great Tiki bar at the hotel. While the room was fine and the amenities great, can't give it a high rating, due to the horrible bed, had the 2 worse sleeps of our life. My back still hurts days later. A good bed and this would have been a perfect place to stay !!
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 13, 2017 by Guest Services
Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! We are very glad that you had a good stay. We are sorry that you found our beds uncomfortable. Some guests prefer the beds to be firmer than others.
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Dolphin key was central to our wanderings.

5 out of 5
by from new jersey
Posted Feb 12, 2017
Dolphin key resort was central to Fort Myers the beach Sanibel Island and Pine Key island. We never felt like we had more than a 20 or 30 minute ride home from whatever adventure we chose that day. The room was very clean and the service was excellent. The pool was beautiful and the tiki bar had wonderful food and entertainment. We will definitely stay there again
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 12, 2017 by Guest Services
Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our resort. We look forward to seeing you again!
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hotel stay

3 out of 5
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Posted Feb 11, 2017
Room was clean and shower/bath worked well. Matresses were not very good, so had back aches every morning. With newer mattresses and pillows, I would then recomment .
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 12, 2017 by Guest Services
Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! We apologize that you did not find the beds to your ideal comfort.
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Not close to the beach

4 out of 5
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Posted Feb 11, 2017
This hotel is not close to the beach if you want beach front. It's about a 15-20 minute walk or short drive. Rooms are better than they look on the outside. Bar/restaurant staff not friendly.
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 12, 2017 by Guest Services
Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! We do not advertise that we are beach front because we are not located on the beach. We are located in the heart of Cape Coral. We apologize about your experience at the Tiki.
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

4 out of 5
by from Saint Cloud, MN
Posted Feb 9, 2017
Pros: Availability, location, on-site parking and an overall clean, update look. The rooms were spacious and being updated.
Cons: Continental breakfast was a bust! Bagels and coffee simply do not cut it. Beds uncomfortable. Some stains on sheets and supplies ran out. Smoky bar.
Location: Convenient located with restaurants and shops. Fish Tale Grill and Ford's Garage offer authentic, fresh food. Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island.
Dolphin Key Resort has potential, is working on achieving potential and still has areas of improvement. Dolphin Key is nicely located with area beaches, shops, restaurants and other entertainment easily accessible and within a short drive. The overall facility have been updated with painting and new bathroom fixtures. The second floor rooms were very spacious, with vaulted ceilings. A mini fridge was provided and a plus. The pool area is centrally located with a clean, updated look and new lounge chairs and sitting area. The Tiki Hut Bar is right next to the pool and one can get food and drinks poolside and/or go inside. Live music is featured nightly. Parking did not seem to be a problem.
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 11, 2017 by Guest services
Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!
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EXPEDIA LIST 3RD BED ROLLAWAY

4 out of 5
by from CLEVELAND OHIO
Posted Feb 7, 2017
Pros: TIKA BAR IS NICE AND HEATED POOL (WISH THEY HAD HOT TUB)
Cons: WISH THEY HAD HOT TUB
Location: NIGHT LIVE IS NICE IN CAPE CORAL,DEK,BACK STREET AND RALPHS . BEST SEA FOOD LOBSTER LADY SEAFOOD MARKET
EXPEDIA LIST 3RD BED ROLLAWAY WITCH HOTEL DO NOT HAVE
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 10, 2017 by Guest Services
Thank you for staying with us. We value your feedback. We apologize about the roll-away bed. We will work with Expedia to get this statement resolved.
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Great hotel

5 out of 5
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Posted Feb 3, 2017
Had a good visit to Sannibel Osland and Captiva. Close to toll bridge and had great dinner at a Ford Resturant too that was close to hotel. Nice room but mattress was harder than I like which was the only compliant
Comment from Hotel Management
Feb 4, 2017 by Guest Services
Thank you fir staying with us. We value your feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Not close to beach at all

3 out of 5
by
Posted Jan 28, 2017
We had to drive quite a ways o get to decent beach the room was ok. The tiki bar wasn't as great as they said the bartender we had was very rude.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 28, 2017 by Gaby
Thank you for staying with us. We value your feedback. We apologize that your stay was not like we had hoped.
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4 out of 5
by from Toronto
Posted Jan 12, 2017
Pros: all frontline staff was friendly
Cons: cleaning, floors were not cleaned.
All was well, but daily cleaning was not satisfactory in our 5 day stay, could be better.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 28, 2017 by Gaby
Thank you for staying with us. We value your feedback. We apologize that your stay was not like we had hoped.
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