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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We booked this hotel at the total last minute because we wanted to go to the Dry Tortugas but were staying in Marathon (1 hr. 15 minutes from the ferry terminal).The hotel had friendly staff, quick check in/out, great location to walk to dining and other stuff. The hotel room was clean, updated, great pillows, and compact. The only thing...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Tina M, I was so pleased to read that your stay was so enjoyable and thank you for your last minute choice of our motel. We look forward to your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Southwinds was amazing! We're staying in Key Largo and wanted a quick trip to Key West. Southwinds let us check in early and when we checked out told us we could keep our car there for a when after. Very clean and super friendly staff. Also a perfect location!!!

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Thank you for this great review of our motel. We look forward to your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend a few nights. The room was clean and in a gray location. It was close enough to all of the festivities of Duval Street but still far enough that it stayed pretty quiet. The staff were super friendly and helpful. All of this for one of the lowest rates available. I will definitely stay here...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear So Mills83, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. We have a great location and the best value priced motel room in Old Town Key West. We look forward to many more of your visit to our island. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 26 September 2016

We loved Southwinds! The location is perfect, the staff was very nice, our room very clean, roomy, and had everything we needed for our little get away weekend! I highly recommend staying here! Parking is included which is great in the Key West! They also have bikes you can rent, so you never really have to move your car once...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Dayna S, I love to read reviews that start with "Perfect". I was so glad that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was above our expectations, the staff was so pleasant and went above and beyond to fill us in on the local things to do and see. The room was spotless, bed was very comfortable. Our room was #7 right on the side of the pool. Walking distance to Duval St. We would highly recommend staying with them and when...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear riogirl59, Thank you for this "Awesome" review of our hotel. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman Vp Operations

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week and couldn't have asked for a better place. It had everything we needed. The prices were very reasonable,rooms were very clean. It was far enough away from all the hustle and bustle but also close enough if you wanted to be in the middle of everything. The staff especially Claudia made us feel right...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear plb278, I love to read reviews that start with"Above Expectations". I know that we have accomplished our mission when we exceed our customer's expectations. Claudia is one of the many superstars we have on our team. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The room had anything and everything you need. Also they have three pools on the property. Free coffee and muffins in the morning is a real treat. It is a short walk to all the shops in the popular side of town or rent one of their bikes.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for this fantastic review of our motel. We look forward to your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Bloomsdale
Reviewed 24 September 2016

For the price we paid, I was a little comprehensive about the motel but as soon as I stepped foot on the property and saw how well it was maintained and how hard working the employees were, I knew we had made the correct decision to stay there. Claudia was great at check-in. Giving us lots of advice about rentals...

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Dear Arnolds2go, Thank you for this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Amazing, friendly staff! The place is old, but it has recently been remodeled and refurbished, and is SO CLEAN. We had such a positive experience with check in, and appreciated the map of Key West and the suggestions for where to go and what to do. We loved that there was no additional charge for wifi or parking, and the...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this 5 STAR review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've stayed her a couple of times & never been disappointed. The staff is awesome and can take care of your rentals & even book your ocean activities for you! There's an area to do you laundry, vending machines, two pools & easy access to all the things you do while on Key West. Great value for the money &...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear fuzzy618850, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We have some of the best amenities for the price here in Key West. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean affordable motel rooms only 1 block from Duval Street at the Southernmost point of the Island of Key West. Many restaurants and shops within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southwinds Motel

Address: 1321 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3113
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: RM631 - RM1,635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Cottage like rooms with convenient store across street. Three small pools. Very close to Duval street if your there with friends to party.”
 of 5 bubbles J5606QCkarenk, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms off 3 pools in several buildings, others overlooking parking spaces. Know what size room you are getting if that matters to you.”
 of 5 bubbles tannec, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This place is nice and quiet, rooms numbers in 50s & 60s are close to the main pool. We stayed at room 58. Great Room.”
 of 5 bubbles christopheraM151KS, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location but close to everything”
 of 5 bubbles 305audreyf, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It's a motel so the view is always the car or parking lot. All seem quiet with one of 3 pools nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles 311charlesg, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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