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West Wind Inn

3.0 of 5 3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have worked in the Hotel industry for thirty years with full service and resort properties. I rate this property a 4 Star hotel. Great location, very clean guestroom, 2 bars, restaurant, beach location, priced right, and a heated outdoor pool. I will not stay at a resort again and pay resort fees because this property has all the amenities..

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Lisbon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the West Wind Inn! My daughter said it Best when she said, "Mom can we come back every year?" Accommodations, hospitality, location, breath taking views and island charm. We will be back.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us girls wanted to get away for a night and be on the beach. We just wanted to be able to read, have a cocktail and relax. This was prefect! It is steps to the beach, and the pool area was very nice, with what appeared to be a new deck. The pool was also heated to a... More 

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Burnley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, friendly and very helpful staff, well appointed rooms some with great views. There is a great pool and the pool bar is quite reasonably priced with good choice of snacks and cocktails. The restaurant although quite nice is very expensive but there are some good eating places within 5 mins drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 80-year-old mother and I just returned from a 5 day stay at the West Wind Inn. Our spacious first floor studio had a fully equipped kitchen, two double beds, dining table and screened porch facing the ocean. It was no more than 100 yards from our door to the water, yet there was a low dune in between that... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to spend the last four nights of our Florida beach tour on Sanibel and were very happy to have chosen the West Wind Inn. To begin, there is the beach only a few yards away with its mounds of shells awaiting the avid beachcomber. Then there is the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge literally around the corner,... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pool and bar got more use than anything else on the property. The restaurant had good food prepared well. The bartender at the bar above the pool was awesome. Made some custom drinks that were outrageous!

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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like that the West Wind Inn has access to a private beach. The hotel is comfortable- not fancy or extravagant. Sanibel Island is not very big, and the hotel is close to the shops and restaurants. Many people rent bicycles, although biking from West Wind Inn would require more endurance. My experience was pleasant, and I would recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not booked , just turned up & they had rooms. We had a pool facing ground floor with door from the netted veranda to the grounds. Room had everything, bathroom was good. Fridge, tea & coffee maker & condiments were there. This had everything we needed as we don't spend time in the room. Pool area had loungers,... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older hotel as most of them are on the island. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is very good right on the beach and you can hunt for sea shells till you get tired of it. The rooms are not top of the line but they are clean and comfortable and everything works. Don't... 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 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island

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