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West-End Paradise

Certificate of Excellence
1389 Tahiti Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33857
West-End Paradise
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights in January. The accomodation was of a very good standard. Darwin was most helpful throughout our stay. Our unit (Efiiciency) was clean and tidy and as a nice touch, buckets and shell nets were provided. The grounds are kept in impeccable condition. From West End Paradise, there is easy access to the beach (5... More 

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GRAND JUNCTION
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We booked a late Christmas week to be with one daughter and her husband. It is tough this time of year to find a place and we booked in early October. We had the largest unit with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, large living room and screened porch. The unit was clean and nice and although not on the beach but close... More 

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was a wonderful find located in a special spot on the planet. Sanibel Island is a paradise in Florida with a unique orientation to the Gulf of Mexico. The east west positioning of the island gives the beaches some of the best shelling. On every one of our daily trips to the private beach access, the shells were covering... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Cute little place in great location. Quiet end of the island. Set in a very small residential subdivision of older and refreshingly modest homes. Short walk to a great stretch of beach. Beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained by Darwin, the owner. No need to venture to the nature preserve, alligator in the pond on the property. Although, if you are... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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168 reviews 168 reviews
19 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Hi Folks. West End Paradise continues to be one of my top ten places to stay. We stayed over the Christmas - New Year break 2014-2015 again. Darwin Ford continues his hands on management of his property and does an excellent job. The suites continue to be immaculate. I wish Darwin continued success in the new year. Keep doing what... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It was an amazing experience. Room are very well furnished and clean. The owner is very friendly and useful. Use of a semi private beach and free bikes/beach stuff to use a big plus. Great experience. Thanks

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Jivermo46 sums up the experience at West-End Paradise very well. Extras such as beach items (shelling equipment, kids beach toys, a floating noodle, towels, chairs and umbrella) and bikes are great. Access to the private beach is walkable but is easier to drive if you are bringing chairs etc.. The beach is AMAZING! Super clean and full of shells! If... More 

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What more can I say...the prior reviewers have it covered. But I'll try: West-End Paradise is a Old Florida style place to stay that has been brought into the 21st Century. Darwin has bridged the gap here, providing old style hospitality and service into a delightful, homey vacation spot. There are so many free extras here-your host has given much... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Four of us spent 3 days in the 2-bedroom suite. It had a full kitchen, huge living room, and very large screened porch. This place is probably one of the cleanest places I have ever stayed at, and it is stocked with anything you could possibly want. The kitchen is well equipped and we cooked several meals there. (The dishwasher... More 

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Barto, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved the landscaping and wildlife. Very peaceful and quiet. Clean apartments with everything you need. If not just ask Darwin and it's there in an instant. The beach is a short walk away with no crowds at all, if you do see someone they are alway very pleasant.

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