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Windward Passage Resort

418 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Windward Passage Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I should have followed the reviews more closely. The only people that get a decent room are the owners. We did an RCI exchange for a week, big mistake. The room was so dark and depressing we had to get out. Unfortunately, it was Memorial weekend, all hotels were full. So, we had to spend the night in this out... More 

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Fort Pierce
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Close to the action yet private and relaxing resort on the gulf beach. Great pool, great spa, great staff, great location! Wonderful white sanded beach with resort located between the Fort Myers Beach pier and "time square" & Bowditch Park.

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5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I am on my third night here and my unit is near the pool. It is 2:26am and people are still in the pool that closes at dusk yelling and screaming obscenities. This is the 3rd night it has happened. Staff is gone by 3 or 5pm depending on the day so there is an after hours number for problems... More 

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West Palm Beach, FL
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19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I can't imagine a better location on FMB. 1/2 mile or so walk down the beach to Times Square so a lovely short walk but far enough that the hotel (timeshare actually) is very quiet and peaceful. 3rd floor is great as you have a direct unobstructed view of the Gulf out one side, and a nice view of the... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We had a 1 bedroom full-kitchen condo one level above the hot-tub. The view of the beach and gulf was fabulous and convenient to get to. Beach chairs are provided no charge, as are gas grills for cooking. The pool is wonderful!! Saturday arrival is a definitely a time for patience crossing the bridge to the island. Plenty of restaurants... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My parents have owned a week at this location since I was a teenager. We have enjoyed this place for many years. This past June I took my lovely wife for her first visit to this spot. I knew it has always been my second home, but before taking the step of actually becoming an owner I obviously wanted her... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Had a great time there. Just couldn't find a better place for beautiful sunsets. It could use some updating, but clean and the people working there were very friendly. They had by the pool a breakfast morning, a bingo evening, a hot dog lunch. We thought it was fun and gave us a chance to meet some wonderful people. Plus... More 

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Niles, Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We were looking for a last-minute summer beachfront getaway and found this resort through our timeshare. It is small and intimate; on the quiet end of the island so it was not crowded and there wasn't a lot of traffic on the beach. All the rooms have a gulf view with screened-in porch (although we only saw about 3 bugs... More 

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

First of all, this time share is not a 5 star so know that up front. It's practical and I have to say the material on the couch is very uncomfortable. But with that being said, employees were nice and the location is great. You can walk 10 minutes on the beach and be to the pier and the center... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Hi, This a great place to stay for a family or a couple. Very clean units and staff was great. On the N side of Ft. Myers Beach and the pier. You do not see the dolphins here as they seem to like the southern part of the beach area. That was disappointing but it is what it is. We... More 

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