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Cotuit, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent staff, courteous and professional, the entire campus is spotless. Seconds to the beach and/or pool ! Food from the restaurant and bar is delicious with many choices. Great value...we will be back...again!

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Glen Carbon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed here several times. Following the hurricane, the property was updated in a nice way. In the years since, the rooms and the buildings have become a bit worn and tired. The location cannot be beat. And, the family atmosphere is outstanding. The pool parties, with music, were a nice way to meet other guests.

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Dear D4818GRrichardh, Thank you for your most recent stay at the West Wind Inn. I agree that some of the units need an update and we have some renovations planned for later in the year when things slow down. We made a major upgrade to the parking lot this past year by installing brick pavers. I am happy you enjoyed...

Waterford, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After reading various reviews of this property we decided to try it primarily because of location and price. Although it was not cheap, relative to the rest of Sanibel it was somewhat of a value. We stayed six nights and my best suggestion would be to park the car (traffic was heavy in March) and rent bikes. There are bike...

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Bay Village
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For many years we have come back to the West Wind Inn after staying other places on island. We love Sanibel...and West Wind assures a relaxing time and not alot of confusion of the traffic that can occur on island. Loved the accomodations and Normandie Restaurant is super for breakfast daily and dinners were excellent as well...Did go off site...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely setting. The view from the second floor gulffront room doesn't get any better. The studio was bright, comfortable and spacious. But fix that noisy door! At that pricepoint I expect the possibility to shower and change after check-out. So one can enjoy the pool before heading home. The beach is closer to the room than the pool. Having to...

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Sudbury
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was unsure about the property based on other reviews but our 6 day stay was very pleasant and relaxing. The Four Seasons it is not and the rooms are a bit dated, but we were not expecting the Four Seasons. Our room could have been a bit bigger but the bed was VERY comfortable and the easy and close access...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at West Wind Inn for three nights in mid-March with our 7-year-old, and loved the entire experience in this perfect location. The highlight was the centrally-located crystal clear pool, which was a hub for hanging out and meeting many other families with elementary-aged kids. This retro two-story hotel has three wings all oriented around the pool, which gives...

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Estes Park
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Expensive for an older Inn that needs updating, but this location is the best. Plenty of seashells and beautiful sunsets. Rooms clean and comfortable. Great service. We have returned here for over 15 years.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful local right on the beach on Sanibel Island. Very nice pool area with a bar .Our room was nice except for one big problem. The entry door to the room had glass panels in it which allow the outside lighting to shine in all night. There are hooks on the door for a blind but nothing is there, tried...

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Marlborough
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room is a little pricey. But a great location. We had a room overlooking the ocean and the sounds were wonderful. The room was very well comfortable. Kitchen was very well stocked. This was our second stay at West Wind. We also had a wonderful dinner at the restaurant on the property.

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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 Centre 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
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM926 - RM1,949 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 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, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for gulf view, second floor with balcony facing gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaviewKing15, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor gulf view, stairs only to 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles brucew505, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room 252 or the one blow it for easy beach access”
 of 5 bubbles jasherwo, 14 Feb 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, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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