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407 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our 18th year returning to Gulf Shores for the summer, and our second time staying in this condo. When we travel to Gulf Shores, we book through the Brett-Robinson.com website. After a few hiccups at check in, we were good to go. We were notified promptly at 3pm that our room was ready, but when we got to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

There are two buildings. Check in for both buildings are in the East tower. IMO, there should be check in at both towers. And more clearly marked. Of the two employees in the office, one nice the other not even nice. Asked about early check in, she was very rude in her tone abd attitude when saying check in is... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Island Winds West complex was great. Great location, great pool and beach access. The staff were all very nice and helpful. However the condo (#870) was not so great. The condo had many broken items such as master bedroom toilet, toilet paper holder, paper towel holder, towel racks, tile on kitchen counter, closet doors and flooring in master bedroom moved... More 

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Newhope, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great location and price. Check in was simple, but would have been nice if staff would have offered some advice for first time visitors. The condo itself was ok, the floors needed to be mopped, the beds where hard, one of the toilets hardly would flush and the balcony had peeling paint. One of our keys did not work took... More 

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have stayed at Island Winds West two times now and can't wait for the third! We stayed in 674 and everything was great! The beach was great and we rented chairs on the beach at a lower weekly rate, caught fish and crabs, picked up shells and found sand dollars and starfish. We love this area and have really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed in 375. Place is very family oriented. We enjoyed our stay with the great view of the Gulf of Mexico. Easy access to the beach and nice pool for the kids. We were told by some people that we need to try to stay at the Phoenix next time. The unit needs some minor repairs but overall it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

“Probably would not stay there again” 3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2014 I posted this review a couple of weeks ago and the review was in reference to Island Winds West and East even though we stayed in the West building of the complex. The management of East apparently was upset with... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Perfect location for all things in Gulf Shores. quick walk to The Hangout / Shops and Restaurants The beach is beautiful and well maintained The only negative is the building and unit is a little old but clean and well maintained Great family vacation spot. building manager Brett/Robinson vacations was on premise 24 hours a day and very efficient check... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have vacationed at this building for years. The location is excellent & within comfortable walking distance for most places. Right on the beautiful beach so the view is always fabulous! The unit we stayed in this time was clean, updated, & comfortable. The building is pretty "soundproof" so even when full you don't have lots of noise, which we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed in condo 279. It's right above the pool. The pool closes at 11 pm but they don't enforce it so you are bothered into the wee hours of the morning by screaming and laughing people. The bathtub drains so slowly that you're standing in dirty water while you try to clean yourself. It is located well and the... More 

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Address: 407 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 87
Also Known As:
Island Winds West Hotel Gulf Shores

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