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Southwinds Motel

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We had short stay, but room and location was very good and bed was perfect! Staff was friendly and gave us good information about Key West. Parking places were near rooms, so you didn't have to walk a long way. Hotel was near The Southernmost place and Duval Street, so you can go by walk and don't need car

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear 276tinar, Thanks so much for this great review of our motel. We were so happy to exceed your expectations on your short stay with us. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

DEERFIELD BEACH
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Room was immaculate, appreciated comp bottled water in fridge, but my parking spot was extremely difficult to get in and out of. Even though fresh fruit was promised for their mini-breakfast in advertising (along with muffins/coffee), I never saw any. Loved the big, fluffy white towels, also attention to detail in the room -- crown moldings, great bed linens, pleasing...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear RICHARD C, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review about our motel and our staff. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

San Jose, California
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Southwinds June 15 thru 19 and it's the perfect spot for a Key West vacation. Close enough to walk to Duval but far enough away to get some peace and quiet. Down the street from beaches and the Southernmost Point and across the street from a good restaurant/store named Ana's. It's an older motel that has character...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Mississippi R, Thank you so much for this fantastic review of our motel Our Charm, Old Town Key West setting and our location makes us one of the best values for anyone staying on the island. We look forward to hosting you next visit real soon. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Came with 6 friends and booked 2 rooms for our 3 night stay in Key West. From the time I booked in February, the staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very nice and clean although, like any motel in Florida, there is a very small sugar ant issue. The location is what is the most fantastic part...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Matthew C, Thanks so much for writing this "Perfect" review of our motel. We look forward to hosting you next visit to Key West very soon. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Southwinds is not a high end luxury resort, but it does offer an updated, comfortable room at a reasonable price for the area. Rooms are clean. Staff is friendly and helpful. They have parking available and there is a pool. Continental breakfast is simple, but the muffins are tasty. The location is within easy walking distance of the restaurants,...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear crazyhotelguy, Thanks for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We have a great location and product for a great price and value for all our guests. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Everyone was so nice and helpful. We go to Key West each year and I think this will be our new home on vacations. You are only a block from Duval Street near the southern most point. They have 3 pools which is rare for Key West and they are great.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jeff v, Thanks so much for this five stat rating of our motel. We look forward to your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Absolutely loved this small Motel complex. Rooms were great and so were the pools. Quiet area, but still close to everything. We never moved the car, once we parked on site. We would definitely stay here again.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear fsshaffer, Thanks for this great review of our motel. We look forward to your next visit very soon. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We really loved the motel. The staff was extremely friendly and the room was very clean and comfortable. The three swimming pools on site was a surprise to us! We would recommend this motel to anybody. Parking is very limited and it can be difficult to find a parking place. Southwinds is very reasonably priced. We booked our stay through...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Adam L, Thank you for writing this fantastic review of our "Cute Motel". We have one of the best staffs on the island and they work hard everyday to make sure every room is clean and comfortable 365 days a year. We look forward to hosting your next stay with us in Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I can't say enough about the staff at this motel. The girls in the office were so nice and extremely accommodating. Claudia was especially helpful. As someone who has been in customer service her whole life, I found this place amazing. The location is great as well. Super easy to find and just a short taxi ride to anywhere on...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear StarrGirl77, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. Claudia is one of our amazing team members that works hard everyday to make every guest stay memorable. We look forward to your next stay at our motel. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel had an amazing friendly staff who added us in locating place we wanted to visit. They loaned us umbrellas for the rainy day. The room was very clean and is in a great location to allow you to walk to all the restaurants, shops, beaches, & attractions, but at the same time it's in a quiet area so...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Shelly S, I was so pleased to read that your thought our Motel was "Wonderful". We have a great location, clean and comfortable rooms and a staff that works hard everyday to make all our guest feel fantastic with their choice of choosing our motel. We look forward to hosting you next visit. All the best, Jim Heineman VP...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: RM676 - RM1,582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Key West
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