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Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

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4819 Trade Winds Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite having to navigate through extensive floods to reach the property (due to an unseasonable storm) we thoroughly enjoyed our weekend at Tropical Winds. The location is superb - the beach is about 50m away through the scrub dunes. Unfortunately there's no view of the beach (or anything much) from the property as it's so flat and the rooms don't... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Tropical Winds offers secluded beaches and proximity to the attractions of Sanibel Islands. They were very helpful with information about attractions, and helped make our stay complete. The room had been recently updated, and very thoroughly cleaned. I would recommend Tropical Winds for couples or families. It is a small motel, providing individual service.

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Florida
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Great location, friendly staff, pet friendly, great for biking!! Updated, beds okay for a few nights, buggies and beach accessories free to use!! Beach units have a partial wall, not a true one bedroom. Cottages are across a private street, but still a close walk. Great value all around!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

After our first visit to Tropical Winds this past week, it is very clear to us that we will be returning. What a wonderful surprise to find this property. It is very clean, freshly renovated, wonderful management and just an overall perfect spot for some R & R. I would highly recommend this property! Cheryl and Luke, property managers, made... More 

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2 Thank Psalin561
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Great spot and right on the ocean , very friendly and helpful check in girl on the desk. Very quant cottage with separate bedroom and kitchen . Screened in sitting area. We walked down to the beach about 200 yards to catch the sunset . Very lovely , not upscale but very clean.

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Osceola, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We really loved this sweet little resort with it's vintage style cottages with big screen porches and ocean breezes. Even though it had a 50's feel our cottage was totally updated and light and "beachy." The couple who manage the place went overboard to make us feel welcome and to accommodate our needs. We will savor our memories of waking... More 

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Middletown
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place. Clean, close to the beach, and couldn't ask for a more quite place to relax. There were as many things to do as you could want. Bicycles on site to use, beach gear, nice pool, friendly staff and access to everything you want.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We found Bugs everywhere & bug hotels, too.They were behind the bed, the couch, under the sink, even in the sealed coffee bags. Some were dead, some alive, and some were dying. Disgusted and we left..

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I was very disappointed with my long weekend stay at Tropical Winds. We had an efficiency on the beach for 3 adults and a child. The pictures on the website are very deceiving--the place was very small. There was a porch which is "shared" with the room next door. The first day I reported the ceiling fan was not working... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We do love the Tropical Winds! The quiet residential area and their beach access make this a perfect get away location. Stayed in cottage #3 for long weekend and our only suggestion would be to have a complete set of dishware available. Not that big of deal but for anyone wanting to do full meals, it would be necessary. Not... More 

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