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West Wind Inn

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   3345 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #11 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just returned from a week-long stay at the West Wind Inn and have only good things to say about it! All of the staff were very friendly and accessible (always in the front office, 24/7). I stopped in often for an afternoon coffee and received great dinner recommendations from several staff members. The rooms are comfortable and exactly what... More

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Parrish, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This inn/resort is very quiet and appealing, nice size pool and pool bar that serves lunch. The staff is very friendly David went above and beyond to accommodate us in our room. It was my husbands birthday weekend and we were looking forward to a quiet get away. The only negative thing was breakfast at the pub on property for... More

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

Thank you for the review. We appreciate you choosing to celebrate your husband's birthday with us! West Wind Inn is a great choice when you want a quiet spot for an island getaway. Our staff is focused on impeccable hospitality and taking care of you was a pleasure. Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed our pool, pool bar... More

Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from a great stay at the West Wind Inn in Sanibel. The West Wind is a very well maintained resort, the grounds are beautiful , very tropical looking and very clean. It is also right on the beach which makes viewing the sunset easy. There is also a big pool and a pool bar that is opened... More

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Our staff works hard to provide a fabulous vacation experience from beginning to end. Relaxing on your private balcony is the perfect way to end the day. We hope to see you again soon. More

Jacksonville, FL
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20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an old-style hotel on a quiet section of beach that wasn't crowded the two days I was there. The room was not large but was well-equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave and even a safe that I was able to squeeze my laptop into by standing it on end. The functional but small bathroom had nice toiletries. I was... More

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West Chester, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been going to the West Wind Inn every year for our anniversary (except 1). The rooms are clean, the pool is well maintained, staff is friendly and helpful. This hotel is right on the beach and is what I would consider a hidden gem. It is not the fanciest looking place but is well run and the upkeep is... More

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

Thank you for the review. We are truly flattered that you have chosen to spend your anniversaries we us! Since our beginnings, we believe in impeccable service and constantly improving the property. Our staff loves what they do and making vacations memorable. Also, we're glad to hear you were pleased with maintenance of your room and the pool. These comments... More

Palm Bay, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is really, really nice! We were looking for a weekend getaway and we found a great place for us. We wanted easy beach access, clean pool, lounge chairs and umbrellas (for a fee) and far enough away from the crowded touristy areas. King bed, BRING YOUR OWN PILLOWS and in the standard room a mini fridge and microwave. The... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was wonderful. Very good location as it is beach front, quiet. Perfect location as anything north of there are mostly private homes so the beach is much less crowded. It was clean, old style Florida with a great beach. Pool was very nice with lots of tables and umbrellas. They also supply lounge charis and umbrellas for twenty... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the West Wind through tripadvisor and am so glad!!! We just returned and definitely wanted to leave a review so others will use this hotel. Upon arriving, we were greeted with wonderful front desk staff. They were very knowledgeable about the area and a great help during our stay. Housekeeping was friendly and did a great job! Our... More

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Palm Beach Gardens
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The West Wind Inn of Sanibel Island offers clean, comfortable, quiet rooms. If you desire action and nightclubs, choose a different local, however if quiet is what you need, look no further. Vast expanses of deserted beaches offer only the sounds of waves lapping on the shoreline and birds chirping. Be sure to pick up a tide chart to hit... More

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

Thank you for your review of West Wind Inn. We are glad you enjoyed our quiet and immaculate accommodations. Our property is perfect for a peaceful island getaway - the serenity of our beach and its bounty of gorgeous shells is hard to beat. Sanibel is considered one of the best shelling beaches in the world. We look forward to... More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the West Wind over the Fourth of July weekend. Set right in the middle of the island, the West Wind was quiet and relaxed and the perfect place for a nice getaway. Two restaurants/bars on campus, bicycles to rent and a gorgeous pool; you never have to leave the resort unless you absolutely must.... More

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Address: 3345 W. Gulf Dr., 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*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island #8 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
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