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Cedar Grove
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Spent 6 nights , enjoyed every moment , the only issue was the name labels on the umbrella , the rooms were clean and quiet and the staff was pleasant and helpful. The pool bar has a great menu selection and many choices of drinks , the hotel location is great and accessible to all areas on the island, we...

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Naugatuck
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Our family spent 4 nights here and enjoyed a relaxing stay with plenty of fun activities shelling/pool/watching the sunset. The rooms were clean and the staff was friendly. The location was great, far enough away from things to relax and close enough to get to some other restaurants, beaches and nature areas.

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Hartland
Reviewed April 14, 2016

We had such a relaxing time, listening to the waves just off our balcony. Take a bike and explore everywhere! West Wind had clean, quiet rooms, and the pool was perfect every evening after our daily outings. We can't recommend a better place for a family to disconnect and reconnect.

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Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Overall, everything was really good. The restaurant there had a really good breakfast and was reasonably priced and Mike was great! The place was kept up well. The rooms were a little small, especially the bathroom but we were there for the island not the room so not too bad. The kids had fun at the pool. Only issue we...

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Neenah
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Beautiful place to stay! Has a microwave and fridge. A huge closet. Our room was near the Koi pond, which was absolutely beautiful! Staff was very helpful. The room is up to date so it felt very comfortable.

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Reviewed April 13, 2016

That lovely Caribbean blue water you are looking for does NOT exist anymore on Sanibel Island. Warning to all travelers. Due to the federal government releasing overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River (which runs directly into the Gulf separating Sanibel and Captiva) the water is a dull muddy brown (is it safe?). This was quite disheartening to us...

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Miami
Reviewed April 13, 2016

A small room but everything was quiet & in good condition. They changed the room to the1st floor cuz hotels.com didn't give em my "special request" beforehand. We liked the screened patio & EZ access to the pool & beach. For expensive Sanibel, twas a decent deal.

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Tenth year going to this magical place where you can be alone to rest and rejuvenate or go mingle and meet people from all over the US and the world. Beach, food, pool, and delightfully not a high rise

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Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to West Wind. The location is perfect..a short distance by bike from the hustle and bustle of Periwinkle Dr. Walk right out to beach. Bikes can be rented on sight....bikes are the best way to get around island. Room was furnished with all our needs, it was clean with comfy beds and nice screened balcony....

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Wayzata
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The Inn was very clean, the food was good, the pool was large, only complaint was from my family who said the mattress' and pillows were tired and poor. That was not my personal experience. I do not wish to make this any longer!!!!1 That is ridiculous!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
West Wind Inn is a peaceful beach-front resort on 500 feet of shelling beach. Choice of rooms includes standard guest rooms with garden or Gulf views; and guest rooms with kitchenettes, with garden or Gulf views. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at restaurant, Normandie ; or go casual with food and drinks at our Upper Deck Poolside Bar. Swim, shell and stroll our endless beach. Do laps in our large heated pool; relax at our poolside bar and umbrella-shaded tables and chairs. Play tennis and shuffleboard or venture off-site. Sanibel Island is home to world-famous Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, outdoor recreation, theatrical venues, shopping, dining and historical attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Wind Inn

Address: 3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5501
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $209 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — West Wind Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
West Wind Hotel Sanibel Island
West Wind Sanibel Island
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Rooms facing the pool are noisier but fun, and have an ocean and/or sunset view”
 of 5 bubbles williamroy3, 2 days ago | Read review
“Ask for gulf view, second floor with balcony facing gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaviewKing15, 5 days ago | Read review
“2nd floor gulf view, stairs only to 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles brucew505, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for room 252 or the one blow it for easy beach access”
 of 5 bubbles jasherwo, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Lots of rooms face water, but some have better views. Call the Inn direct to talk to someone about room that best suits your needs”
 of 5 bubbles felicitym14, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
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