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West-End Paradise

1389 Tahiti Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33857
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West-End Paradise
Ranked #1 of 10 Sanibel Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Hutchinson Island, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a weekend away. We found this place on trip advisor. The ratings were so good and it was spoken so well of, we gave it a try. I was expecting a lot because of the writings and BOY DID IT LIVE UP TO ALL OF THEM!!!! It is a definite if you want old Florida tropical... More

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Being a semi-retired couple we were looking for a peaceful place to enjoy the sun and beaches of Florida. This place fit the bill and more. My wife is a nature/bird lover and the pond in back of our unit(i recommend unit1), provided her with some nice viewing and pictures including a close up of the infamous alligators. The beach... More

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chicago, il
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We had stayed in this neighborhood of the west end of Sanibel Island, at least 3 times before, at other small cottages, and walked past West-End Paradise. I always said I wanted to give this place a try, as it was so pretty. Last October, we rented their largest unit, 2 bedroom, 2 bath for our group of 4 (2... More

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Bangor, Maine
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173 reviews 173 reviews
20 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

West-End Paradise was all we wanted it to be for a week during Red Sox baseball spring training. Like many others, we were quite impressed with this first stay here, and with the hard working Darwin Ford who is helpful and available. The place is unbelievably clean, well-stocked with bathroom and bedroom supplies. Our kitchen was in fine working order,... More

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Seattle, WA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This was our 3rd trip to Sanibel and the first time at West End Paradise. We loved it and hope to return to WEP! As others have mentioned, Darwin is very helpful and accommodating. He does a truly wonderful job maintaining the units and the lovely property. We stayed in the 2-bedroom unit. It was impeccably maintained and attractively furnished... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

booked this place based on previous reviews, and they were right! Darwin was the perfect host, meeting us when we arrived and going thru all the details. Room was nice with all the amenities (could use a more modern TV tho....we only used it to catch Olympics late at night). Grounds are VERY nice with two lagoons, lots of fish,... More

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Mojave California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Wonderful stay at the West End Paradise. Away from the town of Sanibel; the West End Paradise is a relaxing place. A short five minute walk down a residential street takes you to a wonderful beach for shelling and sunsets. Host Darwin includes everything you need to enjoy yourself; bicycles, canoe, beach chairs, umbrellas, etc. Easy to drive or ride... More

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Worcester, VT
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We barely escaped the ice/snow storms of early January in the northeast and were very lucky our flight was not canceled. The occasion was my 70th birthday. Our efficiency met our needs perfectly. We found the deli and other foods and wine selections at Bailey's market were very good. Darwin's restaurant recommendations were excellent as was the local beach. We... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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106 reviews 106 reviews
14 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay for a week or two. My wife and I just spent nine nights there. We had a 3 room suite with a bed room, a full kitchen, a living room and bath plus a truly big screened in poarch. The owner is Darwin Ford who sees to your every need. Outside our room... More

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Ocala, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This was our fourth stay here, and it won't be our last. Once we stayed somewhere else (no availability), and it just wasn't the same. West End always enhances our Sanibel experience. Its a natural quiet oasis tucked away from most everything else on the island. If you need to be entertained, and like a resort experience with the pool,... More

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Address: 1389 Tahiti Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33857
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
West-End Paradise Hotel Sanibel Island

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