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Southwinds Motel

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

A really good Motel with very good and comfortable beds and big rooms, a small kitchen with a coffeemaker and fridge, friendly staff and free parking. It is a 10 minute Walk to Duvalstreet but very quiet.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Clara R, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Rochester, NY
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Stayed there Christmas weekend. Very comfortable and clean. Donna at the front desk was so nice and very helpful. Highly recommend. The room was decent sized and near one of their 3 pools (small pools). Walking distance to beach and heart of Duvall

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear jejsrose, Thank you so much for this Five Star review of our motel. Donna is one of the many superstar that work hard every day to make sure every guest stay is memorable. We look forward to hosting your next visit with us in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 30 December 2016

So...Key West between xmas and new years, everything is super expensive and we only needed one night and chose the cheapest. Hadn't stayed in a "motel" in like 25 years since I was a kid and had all sorts of negative connotations, but it was blown out of the water. The room was like an apartment, it had a kitchen...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Spring Lake, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a quaint little motel that is close to Duval Street. The staff at the desk were friendly and helpful. You can rent bikes from the motel, but you can walk pretty much anywhere you need to go. Parking is tight (but it is everywhere). Love the free washer and dryer on property, although we didn't use it. Breakfast...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Christina B, 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

London
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We just spent two nights at Southwinds and it is great value for money in a very pricey Key West. This hotel is obviously an old school drive up motel that has been totally refurbished. The rooms are minimalist, spotlessly clean and white. Very quiet and good wifi. The parking lot has a neighborly feel, with people having beers in...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear davidtinney, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We chose the Southwinds based on viewing their website and price/location. Booked through a third party which was no problem at all. Next time we will book directly, as the desk staff are very helpful and cooperative with up to the minute availability info. Although check in begins at 4 pm and we arrived around 11 am we had lunch...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Michael P, Thank you for your great review of our Motel. I was so pleased to read that we were able to exceed your expectations and that our staff made your stay memorable. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 23 December 2016

This motel offered a nice stay for us in Key West. It is really good location, friendly staff, clean and tidy. Private porch, parking next door, refrigerator, kitchen table, clean bathroom, comfortable bed, very helpful and friendly staff. The only downside was the loud AC so bring earplugs and the promised breakfast was not so convincing.

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

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ok, so this is not a luxury resort kind of place. You're not going to get a giant TV in your room and a marble-laiden bathroom, but if you didn't come to Florida to sit inside your hotel room and watch TV - this place is PERFECT! What you do get is a clean basic room, pretty much right on...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear kainam00, Thank you for this review. All the best.

Wayland, Michigan
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Southwinds. Nice and close to Duval and Southernmost area. Only recommendation would be a dresser for clothes. Breakfast was sufficient. Nice to have 3 pools on grounds. We would stay here again.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear arubastitch, 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

Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Only stayed two nights but what a nice place! Staff was friendly and accommodating the room was clean and the bed very comfortable. It is on a side street just away from the bustle of Duval St. but within easy walking distance to almost everything. Very affordable for Key West. There are also two pools but we didn't get a...

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

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • 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: RM717 - RM1,683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Pick the room by the bed type you want.”
 of 5 bubbles DoublePea, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Circular pool area- especially if you are traveling in a large group.”
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“We loved our room near the office and front pool!”
 of 5 bubbles drwambo, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good accessibility to the main amenities in Key West at night.”
 of 5 bubbles luislr2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cottage like rooms with convenient store across street. Three small pools. Very close to Duval street if your there with friends to party.”
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