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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
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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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Largo, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The lodging was as usual. Clean, near the beach and a good choice for the price. They have a large piece of land on the gulf beach. Now for the treat. We were sitting out near the beach shortly after sun set on a very clear night and you could see Venus and two other planets clearly. Then what looked... More 

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel shows a few signs of its age but is in overall excellent condition. The desk personnel was attentive and amenable during face to face contact. A severe storm blew through during the evening causing power blackouts at least a dozen times. When I called the front desk for status, the attendant was less than professional and told me... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to book two nights after staying at Tortuga beach resort. The beach and pool area are very nice. Our first day the bartender, Erin was very sweet the lady the next day wasn't so nice. The rooms have kitchenettes which was convenient but other then that the rooms are not that nice. Bathroom was clean... More 

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

Dear chrissy0138, Thank you for your recent stat and honest review of the West Wind Inn. I agree that our beach and pool area are 2nd to none of the Island of Sanibel. I do have some concerns about the service you were provided as well as the condition of your room. If you could reach out to me directly... More 

Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 days with friends and found this to be a lovely place. Beach, Large Pool Tennis Courts and Café on Premise. We had the King room with Micro and refri only little negative is the room was a little small but a comfortable bed. Glad we booked this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were referred to the West Wind by friends. When we arrived it was after a hectic travel day. Dashed into the room dropped luggage and noticed the sun was dropping fast-Gorgeous! Headed to get a cocktail and walk in the beach but it was already 8pm. Too late. So a word to the future guest...things in Sanibel are punctual!... More 

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice locale and facility. Right on beach, nice pool and clean rooms. Would go back for sure. They even have a restaurant on site. Laundry is in good shape. Only drawback was the balcony was screened in and the a/c exhaust made it real warm.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hotel..great pool..Great pool bar...beach right in your back yard close close close. Room nicely decorated and beds comfy..Clean clean clean...Property so serene and nicely kept up....Office lady a bit stuffy but who cares about that....I would reccomend and will and have already...

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, we had a wonderful first visit. We only had two days and were there to shell, and we had great shelling on the beach in front during the low tide. Shell cleaning station provided. Nicely decorated clean rooms. Our rooms were second floor overlooking the pool with palm trees and gulf beyond--A picture postcard view! Friendly staff. Very... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The West Wind is wonderful! Our room had a great view of the beach and we were able to go down the steps and head right to the beach! The room was roomy and staff were so nice. They told us the best time to go shelling and provided bags to collect shells in. It was a perfect place for... More 

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Coral Springs FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this as a 'secret deal' for much less than most of the prices I saw online. We ended up with the King efficiency room, with a gulf view....WOW! we loved everything about it from the location to the view to the patio to the cleanliness. It was spic and span clean. Since we had a kitchen that included... More 

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