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West Wind Inn

3.0 of 5 3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montgomery, AL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a second-floor room with a screened porch overlooking the pool and the gulf. That was the highlight of the room which runs a little small. Nice pool and outside bar area. We enjoyed happy hour here that even included free appetizers. It is a short walk to the beach which has many shells. They even give you a... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely property in a great location. Beautiful area. Well priced patio dining overlooking the pool and beach. Room is small but has a nice screened patio. Mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board in room. Highly recommend.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful vacation spot. thirty second walk to the water, screened in balcony, friendly staff, very clean rooms, pool was clean and a good size and a restaurant available. You never need to leave the area. Only down side is the bathrooms are small, but that did not cause any problem. Highly recommended

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Hartford, Connecticut
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68 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a full gulf room view at the West Wind Inn. The only thing I would do different next time is request a 2nd floor room as being in a warm climate it gets buggy on the first floor and you will also have people walking by on their way to the beach so not as private. We liked... More 

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Calabash, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay @ the West Wind Inn. Friendly & accommodating Staff. Nice room which has been updated. Great beach location. Pool & Pool Bar very good. Property is well managed. No problems. No hesitation to recommend.

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Waldoboro, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have travelled to the West Wind Inn almost once a year over the last 35 years. In the past, it has been one of our favorite places to stay. This year, we had a very different experience there. The front desk folks were not particularly friendly, nor were they competent. They double charged us for one... More 

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WWI-Guest-Services, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear MaineGirl295, Thank you for your most recent stay and for your loyalty to the West Wind Inn over the past many years. You are correct in your headline about the hotel changing hands. Back in August, there was a change in the percentage of ownership share and with that has come some changes: Every unit has a brand new... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

7th or 8th visit in so many years to the best getaway ever, the West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island, FL. For me best getaway means it can be as quiet and solo or as social and connected as I want it to be on any given visit. Tennis courts. Choice of food/restaurant options. Beach. Beach. Beach. Rental bikes, beach... More 

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SAINT PAUL
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to the Gulf. Great pool. Very quiet...never heard anyone in the room next to us or above us. I would definitely go back! Able to walk the beach every morning, and rent bikes right at the resort. Wonderful for a relaxing vacation.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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358 reviews 358 reviews
88 hotel reviews
481 helpful votes 481 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We noted a few upgrades since our visit last January. The pool bar has received a facelift and there are more tables. There are more parasols around the pool and the rooms have nice tasteful comforters. We were pleased to see some things hadn't changed though - Karry was still on duty at the bar and Bob and Candy we're... More 

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Louisville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just came back from Sanibel today and are itching terribly. My husband, my 4 year old son and myself have hundreds of bites on our bodies, especially the legs and feet. We are having allergic reactions and might all have to go to a doctor tomorrow. The Benadryl insect cream doesn't help at all. We were staying at the... More 

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WWI-Guest-Services, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear Willa17, Thank you for your recent stay at the West Wind Inn. By your review, it doesn't sound as if you had a good time visiting Sanibel Island, which is located in the Sub Tropics. It has been unseasonably warm lately and with that sometimes, comes mosquitos or by its local name, the no-see-um. We do offer mosquito repellant... More 

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Address: 3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Wind Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
West Wind Hotel Sanibel Island
West Wind Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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