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Clyde, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel reminds me of Florida back in the 70's. The landscaping is lush & green. It feels so private. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean. The pool is a very nice size and heated. One thing though, the beds are small (only room for one person per bed).

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Pottersville, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Picked it from the internet because it seemed okay. When we arrived, the parking lot for our building was under construction from 8 am. until 4:30 pm. Had to find a parking spot 150 yds. away. The very small room looked out on pool and gulf. It had been refurbished, i.e. painted and tiny bathroom resurfaced in recent years. But,...

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear rbboye, Thank you for your recent stay and review of the West Wind Inn. We are replacing our sand/shell mix parking lot with brick pavers over the next few weeks which will not only enhance the look of the property, but eliminate many hazards that come with a non-porous parking area for our guests. During a portion of the...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not sure where to start, was it the warm welcome, was it the location, the friendly staff, the ocean front view? being near almost every important and interesting thing for your trip. This hotel has it. Their rooms are also equip with a full fridge and a stove for those who prefer to buy and prepare their own...

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to stay. This establishment is right on the beach, it has a great building layout, so that almost all the units will have a water view. It had all we needed. We had a lovely water view from our balcony and we could hear the waves crashing at night. The pool was clean & the...

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Thank tsnhjwilson
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located in beautiful Sanibel. The location of this hotel is wonderful but - its more of a Motel. At check in The staff was courteous. They recommended I buy the $15.00 No seeum lotion...which didn't work. I came home with over 30 bites. So don't buy their lotion. The room was a solid 3. Small but was nice...

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on an early Mid-November afternoon, and checkin was a breeze. The room was beautiful with an ocean view from our screened in patio (I think all the rooms had ocean views). The setting was spectacular, and the location is what makes it. Somehow, (due to the fall "tilt" away from the sun), this location had sunrise AND sunset...

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Millville, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The West Wind Inn is located in a great location, and has a wonderful pool and restaurant BUT the staff are not friendly, the beds are very uncomfortable, the bathrooms are tiny & the air conditioning is VERY loud. I stayed here in October and November 2016 but if you want some sleep, stay elsewhere as the air conditioning and...

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear CoryDKross, I do apologize that you didn't enjoy your return trip to the West Wind Inn. I disagree that our staff are not friendly, the bulk of our reviews would support that. I agree that our location and amenities are 2nd to none on the island of Sanibel. When we replaced all the bedding 2 years ago we tried...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked the West Wind Inn. We stayed for 2 nights on our way to Key West from Fort Meyers. It is simple but very clean and how can you beat being right on the ocean! The bar pool-side was great. The Inn was preparing for parking lot paving but let us know upon check-in. We had breakfast at...

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here two nights. Built in 1969. Well kept up. Had great time.Super pool area an grounds. Two choices on rooms one with kitchen or not.One with out we had. Mico , Refrigerator worked just fine. There's a great restaurant on the property. People there an hotel super nice an helpful. Will stay again

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a week. Have been coming here for over a decade. Absolutely perfect. Gulf view room. Full kitchen. Wifi stinks, I know, who cares, you are on an island, but the teenager does;) Pool area is immaculate. Will definitely continue to visit!!!

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear Alyson D, Thank you for your most recent stay and honest review of the West Wind Inn. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay again and I appreciate the kind words about the property. I do apologize about the wifi on one side of the property. We had some lines get fried recently and we are working...

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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
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: RM656 - RM1,937 (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:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Rooms on the second floor have great views to the pool and the ocean, some rooms on the west side are full Ocean Front and Ocean View.”
 of 5 bubbles rmamani, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Two story buildings. We liked upstairs”
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 of 5 bubbles bynner, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront rooms on 2nd floor will have best view of beach.”
 of 5 bubbles meconnor55, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“End rooms facing ocean are quietest. Although it is a laid back hotel with only 2 floors.”
 of 5 bubbles ikeepmyshells, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for second level facing the Gulf”
 of 5 bubbles Swolfg1, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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