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Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

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4819 Trade Winds Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages
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Ranked #9 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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Miami, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Cottage Number 2 at Tropical Winds, and it was just spectacular. I traveled with my mom and our dog. The place was super clean, the property managers are very nice, our cottage was very spacious and comfortable. They even had a pet basket with a towel, sheets and a treat for our beloved dog. They provide beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great place to stay with your pet! Our dog loves splashing in the waves after her frisbee for four days. There is a leash policy but when the beach was less crowed we would find an empty section for her to play. Not fancy but has everything you need for a beach trip including umbrellas chairs and carts to pull... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This was a perfect spot for our first visit to Sanibel Island. The cottages are nothing to write home about and they are pricey, but it is quiet, peaceful, a short walk to a very nice beach and the inn keepers are very helpful and friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The room could have used a bit good cleaning . All the baseboards and bottoms of the furniture were filthy . Lots of black hairs and old dirt. There were tons of little bugs crawling around one end table and on one kitchen wall. Our cabin was about a block from the beach. It was more of a residential area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed at the Tropical WInds unit #10 last weekend and we are so happy we did. The manager Shannon is a rock star. She and her husband are exactly what you want in a property manager. Welcoming, friendly and prompt to respond to requests. She was able to obtain a box fan for me (I am addicted to white... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I wish I could've given them a 5 star review. Unfortunately the beds were NOT comfortable. I think the frames were actually worse then the mattresses in our room. Just turning over or getting up they were so loud as to wake everyone up. That said, except for not sleeping well we had a great time here! Loved the beach!!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and I visited Sanibel for our babymoon. This was our fourth stay at Tropical Winds and I'm certain it won't be our last. This was our first time visiting though with the new property managers. Shannon was a delight and very welcoming. We stayed in Cottage #3 - a one bed, one bath efficiency. It was spacious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My Husband & I took a weekend getaway recently and what a relaxing weekend we had. The location is awesome, quite and relaxing. Just what the doctor ordered! The staff was outstanding assisting with local activities, dining and anything else we needed. Rooms were clean and cozy. Thank you Dan & Shannon for making our weekend so enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Location EXCELLENT, Accommodations EXCELLENT, Management EXCELLENT. This is a great weekend get-away that allows you to travel with you DOG!! SPOTLESS AND FRIENDLY!!! Right on a DOG-FRIENDLY Beach!! We'll make it a yearly destination!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After a couple disappointments involving check-in during our first 2 days, we had a relaxing, peaceful, and very enjoyable stay at Tropical Winds. Our beach unit, #6, was perfect for 4 of us. We had a screen porch with a table for 4, living room with a small dining table, kitchen area, bathroom and 2 bedrooms. It was nice for... More 

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