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Island Winds East

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Island Winds East on the sugar-white sands of Gulf Shores, Alabama has 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom condos that sleep up to 8 people comfortably. The condo is conveniently located near downtown and features a Gulf-front outdoor pool. Right outside the condo you'll find the beach, perfect for strolling in the morning, playing during the daytime, and stargazing from in the evening. The city of Gulf Shores and its neighbor Orange Beach have plenty to offer the beach vacationer at Island Winds East, no matter how many times you have visited. Our restaurants offer the freshest of Gulf of Mexico seafood and provide ample variety. Whether you're looking for a low-key night out with pizza or homestyle Southern food, or an upscale evening at a white tablecloth restaurant, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have you covered. The region boasts great fishing all year round and some of the best golfing of any city its size. Gulf Shores plays host to exciting events throughout the year, including the Hangout Music Festival, Shrimp Festival and Oyster Cookoff. Stay any time of year and enjoy the temperate climate of the Gulf and unlimited beach relaxation.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Great View
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Full view
64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
31Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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I absolutely love the beach! Island winds east is located next to the hangout with shops and restaurants in walking distance. The new elevators were great!! The staff is also wonderful. I will be back for sure.
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Response from brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds East
Responded Jan 7, 2019
We can't wait to have you back! Thanks for the five star review! :)
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We stayed at Island Winds East in unit 401. Nicely decorated with everything we needed for a great Christmas dinner. White sand is a lot better to shovel than snow, but we did see a snowman, well kinda :)
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Response from brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds East
Responded Jan 7, 2019
Fantastic! Thanks for the great review! Sand is much easier to shovel...and a lot more fun! Ha!
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There was a card in this unit that asked us to review the unit we stayed in on tripadvisor, if we liked it. I don't have a tripadvisor account. But guess what, I made one just to say thanks to the owners of this place. Why? Because they did so so much above and beyond to make
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Response from brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds East
Responded Jan 7, 2019
That's so awesome! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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The view was great. The furniture in Living room needs replaced. Kitchen cabinets are dated. The master bedroom was comfortable. The towels were pleasantly thick enough and soft. Shower was nice and hot. Beautiful beach. Saw dolphins every day.
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Response from JanetBrettRobinson, Guest Relations Manager at Island Winds East
Responded Oct 11, 2018
jamesl1009: It certainly sounds as if you and your family enjoyed your beach vacation. Owners are always repairing/ replacing items and we will look at what needs to be done. Please come back and see us again when the beach calls you back.
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My husband and myself and our friend came down for several days. The condo was great, the pool was excellent and the ocean was a little ruff for a couple of days. But overall it was an excellent trip.
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Response from brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds East
Responded Sep 27, 2018
Thank you for the 5 star review!! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your condo!! Come back and see us again soon!!!
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It was 702, thank you so much!
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Yes, when you search the condos at IWE through Brett-Robinso, the units will appear and allows you to pick the unit. I hope this the answer you are looking for.
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Nick: I have verified with our housekeeping department that the bedding in IWE-505 is a king size bed with a queen size sleeper sofa. I am sorry that the reservation agent was not able to verify this to your satisfaction. This is a beautiful remodeled condo with very nice upgrades. I am sure you will be very comfortable and happy here.
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There are mailboxes at the complex that Brett Robinson monthly guests are able to use. If you rent through an owner or other rental agency, please double check with them.
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"Beach Front 702"
"Needed to have a table on the patio"
"I sometimes forget extra trash bags, and clothes detergent. It is lovely to have the washer and dryer in the unit."
"We stayed on 7th floor and really enjoyed the views. Elevators worked fine and typically waited less than 1 minute for one."
"Bathrooms were outdated. Leaky faucets and low pressure."
United StatesAlabamaGulf Shores
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