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West Wind Inn

3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Tadley, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
85 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the situation of the property, and the views out to sea. Also loved Sanibel Island. Reception staff were helpful and friendly, but we found the reverse to be true of the restaurant, where they should really revise the employment of their waiting staff, who were both unfriendly and inadequate. The food was OK, but better places exist locally -... More 

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England
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed at West Wind on many occasions over the past 15 years, usually as part of a 3 week Florida trip.The Hotel has a great position right on the beach and there is a decent pool [17m or there about] and good poolside sitting area but people leave clothes on the chairs and then wander off to the... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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200 reviews 200 reviews
16 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here and had a nice room near the pool and ice machine. The check-in procedure was thorough and the people were very friendly. We went out first thing to the tiki bar to have a cocktail and the barmaid was less than friendly. When my wife asked what was in the Sanibel Long Island tea,... More 

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

Dear Jimmy P, Thank you for your recent stay and honest review of the West Wind Inn. I am happy to hear your check-in process was thorough and friendly, it is certainly in keeping with our mission statement that reads, in part, "to provide a warm, memorable island experience." It appears that the waitress on staff that day at the... More 

San Francisco
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my first visit to Sanibel, and this inn seemed a good choice for a short stay. While the layout is motel-like, with rooms facing outdoor walkways, the hotel is located on the beach, with a beachfront courtyard pool and poolside bar. There also is a nice, if formal, restaurant on the property. The room itself was large, clean,... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a bit pricey but not out of line with other hotels on the island. The pool is a haven, and the beach is just steps away. The staff is friendly and accommodating. This hotel is away from the main road, but everything is within a 5 min drive. We keep coming back for the privacy, the pool,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place... bathroom small. Needs to be non smoking on property.. Stinks walking out for fresh air or out by the pool to smell smoke...beach and shelling awesome..staff pleasant...rooms clean..island awesome..lots of things to do and see...

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Durango, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic suites, on the beach, with plenty of amenities. Rooms are a bit dated, but clean and furnished well. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Nice pool with casual bar. On site restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, with good food and service.

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West Lothian, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of April. It is in an excellent location right on the beach. The room was lovely and we didn't hear any noise from above or next door. Sanibel is a beautiful island and if we return , we would stay here again. Only negative point is the air conditioning in our... More 

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Hinton, Canada
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146 reviews 146 reviews
20 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are well kept and clean with a nice pool , with lots of umbrellas but no shade . There is a nice poolside bar and a very nice restaurant. The gulf of Mexico is right beside the resort with many things to do including renting bikes and games on the grounds . The cleaning staff is a little... More 

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Glasgow
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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here on a number of occasions but this was the first time since it came under new ownership. Changes include having the dining room open for dinner every night, except Monday, when they have a barbecue at the pool bar. They are currently repainting the exterior in a lighter colour and have evidently updated some of the rooms. There... More 

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

Dear Golfer016, Thank you for your recent stay and honest review of the West Wind Inn. I appreciate your repeat business over the years, it means a lot to us. As you pointed our in your review, the restaurant is now open 6 days a week for Dinner. It is open everyday for breakfast and lunch. We are repainting the... More 

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