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Island Winds West

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407 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Florence, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

the location of Island Winds West couldn't be better. We were able to walk to everything we needed. The beach is excellent and just outside the door. this condo was well equiped. It was small but adequate. some of the furniture was a little worn but the place was clean.

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Nauvoo, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

My fiance spent three days in a condo at Island Winds West. It was fantastic. It was the first time I had been to the beach. The condo was great and I got to experience a lot of seafood I had never tried. The beach wasn't crowded and we had a great time. I would recommend it to Anyone and... More 

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1 Thank Sherry K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The condo was clean and comfortable. It is listed for up to 6 people, but unless you enjoy sleeping on a fold out, it is more suitable for 4 adults. It is just a short walk to the beach, no stairs, which was really nice. The pool was pretty basic. I enjoyed my stay and would possibly stay there again.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This is an older building with older condos. They are nothing special and the entrance area where the elevators are always smells like cigarette smoke. We probably wouldn't stay here again. The pool is not nice either, but my kids didn't seem to mind.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here while attending a family reunion. The unit was a one bedroom #877. The bed was very comfortable and the air conditioner worked perfectly. The only problem we experienced was the noise level. I don't think the problem was the building but rather obnoxiously loud people. The windows which faced the Gulf were very clouded and need replacing.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at the Island Winds West was perfectly average. The unit was clean but outdated. The beds were extremely hard. The prices were low and very affordable for family vacations. The owner of unit 171 was very accommodating for our group and when there was one less parking pass than advertised (they are $20 each), he drove down from... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Overall our trip to Gulf Shores was great! The beach was wonderful, and the state park was fun. My husband and I stayed in 876 on IWW. We stayed during the week, June 8-12. Condo pros: Fabulous view of the ocean Convenient location to beach and other attractions Clean Washer and dryer in condo Two full sized pools and one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We booked unit 471 in Island Winds West and it was great. The only thing we would have changed is a full view of the ocean from the living room, instead of a side view from the balcony. The unit was well maintained. They provided enough dishwashing detergent for two loads, a small bottle of dish soap, and a travel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Garbage Disposal : Broken, plus sink in kitchen was filthy upon arrival. Sink in Master bathroom : Broken, and very filthy as well. Towel Bar in Master bathroom : Broken and laying across the sink. Tile floor was filthy throughout, there was a grape on the kitchen floor with the dirt, we had to clean this condo before using anything.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We spent a week in a 3 bedroom...private owner rental. The unit was quite large and well appointed. It had a large balcony overlooking the beach and gulf. It is only a block or two from the main intersection in Gulf Shores just down the street/beach from the Hangout. So it's a great location. The unit also had 2 full... More 

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