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West Wind Inn

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   3345 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We'd never been to Sanibel and picked this based on price and location. For the price we got we didn't expect much, but what a surprise. The location was right on the beach with a nice beach side pool. Our room was poolside and still had a beach view. The room was not fancy but you really couldn't ask for... More

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Naples, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in august with my family 2 adults and 2 children. It was cery very veri hot and the Air conditioning was noisy, above all during the night. The mattress was covered by a plastic and bed bugs were everywere in the rooms. Dirty, and the water in the bathroom stank! Too bad, because it is a nice place.

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Naples, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The price is too high for the quality of the rooms. The beds and pillows very bad, the air conditioning noisy at night and we had to turn it off, the bathroom very small. The only positive note is the beautiful place and contact with nature. Advice to bring insect repellent! We had the full body of bites (small and... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was very pleasant - but the front desk personnel was not very friendly - and made me feel badly about asking a question. Other than that it was a very pleasant lovely hotel GREAT location a bit older but very clean. We had dinner at a great resataurant named "The Mad Hatter" a little pricey but worth it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed here throughout the years because it is on the beach and reasonable. This year was not a good year! Rooms never seem to change. Thin bed spread and very broken down mattress. Too many obnoxious smokers at the pool and on balconies. Until the smoking policy changes here I will not be returning. Loud people by the... More

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

Dear Bastmuse, Thank you for your recent stay and for your loyalty over the years. As a guest who has come time and time again, I take your most recent experience very seriously. I have sent you a note through Trip Advisor to discuss the situation further. We agree that the West Wind Inn is a beautiful Beach Front Resort... More

Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the West Wind Inn for the second time in August, and I was kind of skeptical after reading some of the latest reviews. I was delighted to realize that this place is just as wonderful as the first time I stayed. Just steps from the beach, you couldn't ask for a better location. The beach was not... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Sanibel and after pouring over all the ads for the hotels available we picked Westwind INN. We opted for the pool view room that does not have a full kitchen. The price was excellent compared to others in the area. One thing I loved was that several times we were the only one on... More

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Chantilly, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have returned to West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island. The property is located steps away from the gulf which is wonderful and very convinient. The beach is private, meaning there is no public access which is very nice so it never gets crowded. The grounds and pool area is well maintained. Decent size pool... More

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've always stayed on Captiva when visiting the area, but booked West Wind Inn for our last stay on a recommendation from a Sanibel local. So glad we did! We had such a relaxing time. We loved the pool and pool bar. Had great breakfasts in the restaurant as well as lunches enjoyed poolside. West Wind offers everything you need... More

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Aventura
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the West Wind recently on a family vacation. We had an ocean view room which was definitely worth the small cost increase. Nice screened-in balcony with plenty of room for 4 people. Kitchenette was a plus - fully stocked with everything needed from dishes to pots & pans. Room was nice size but was disappointed with the older... 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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