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Southwinds Motel

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#17 of 50 Hotels in Key West
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice place and was great for what I needed for one night. It was very clean and put together. Parking was easy since it has a parking lot since I cannot parallel park very well. Staff at front desk very friendly and helpful. Would definitely come back again

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Lebanon, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This motel is in a good location near SouthernMost point. It was clean and I had a sense of a touch of nostalgia. The coziness of the site with its outside entrances made me feel a little like I was back in 60's (or 50's), though the accommodations were up to date. In a tourist area like Key West, it...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear William G W, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We have a great location and great amenities for all our guests to enjoy. We look forward to hosting your next stay in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

bristol
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We decided to visit Key West and maybe stay the night to watch the sunset after driving around for ages to find somewhere to park (there is nowhere!!!) we then thought we would just stay the night and happened to stop outside Southwinds. Went in to see if there were any rooms and the receptionist was lovely , genuinely helpful...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear jers3girl, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. Our staff, location, pools, clean rooms and new comfortable beds makes us a favorite for our guests when they travel to Key West. We look forward to hosting your next stay in Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman VP Operations

Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 28 August 2016

room was very clean, spacious, and cool. staff great help. Great location, very close to all attractions of KW. All you need to do is park your car at motel and bike or scooter all over KW. This motel is located at quiet end of KW. Beds very comfortable very little outside noise. Chickens running around every where. I will...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear bristolfarm99, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. Our location and friendly staff makes us a great place to stay while in Key West. We look forward to hosting you next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 23 August 2016

The desk clerks are very friendly and helpful. They genuinely care about you. The hotel recently expanded after acquiring another hotel. We stayed in two different rooms. Room #1 is beautiful and I recommend it! Our 2nd room was #79 and it was very nice as well. But room # 1 is cute and has a patio, so its my...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Brandon A, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. We have a variety of rooms and with three pools, there is much to choose from. We look forward to your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

They have done just about as good as possible remodeling old concrete block motel. Rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. Bath updated as much as space will allow. Bed very comfortable. Grounds are well kept. Staff very friendly and helpful (We arrived early, stored our luggage until our room was ready the first day). Great location for access to...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Pleasant Hill, Missouri
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a 'cheap' motel with small but impeccably clean rooms. My husband and I walked all over town from there--it's a great location. Expect small rooms with white tile floors (very beachy) and a tiny but adequate bathroom. The front desk folks were always very helpful with hints and directions. Great find!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Sandy W, We pride ourselves on being that "Cheap" and "Budget Friendly" motel that is Key West motels. We have a great room, great location and a great staff with that "Beachy" feel. We look forward to always being here for you in the future. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Richmond, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My husband and I spent 3 nights at Southwinds Motel. We loved our room. It was very comfortable, with everything you'd need. The location was perfect! We were a couple blocks from all the restaurants, shops and bars on Duval St. The Southernmost point was around the corner as well as South beach. We had a great time in Key...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Imelda M, Thank you for writing this "Great" review of our motel. We do have a great location, clean comfortable rooms and close by to all that Old Town has to offer. We look forward to your next stay in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 August 2016

People who work at the reception are all excellent workers. They were friendly and very helpful. Ms. Elizabeth helped us a lot about Key West (where to go to swim, to eat, etc,...). Our room was very comfortable. We didn't any problems. The hotel is close by to everywhere.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear SezginVA, Thank you for this great review of our comfortable and safe motel as well as your kind words about out helpful and friendly staff. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West We look forward to your next stay in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

FT.LAUD,FL
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Spent 1 nite 8/12 really enjoyed our brief stay.Claudia at check-in was so warm and welcoming it felt like we had known her for years.The room was excellent,bed comfortable, shower pressure strong (something you cant take for granted in Key West).Coffee and muffins in the am,and cute little porch we could sit out at in the morning and enjoy our...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear UNCLEREMUS_7, I was so pleased to read this excellent review of our motel. We have a great location, amenities and our staff is one of the best on the island. We look forward to 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
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  • Pool
Room types
  • 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
  • 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: €134 - €337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Southwinds Motel Key West, Florida
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“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
“Close to everything yet far enough away that we had peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lisa1972c, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All Good! Three pools to choose from so any room is a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles brightideas2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the inexpensive standard King room. There are several rooms of various larger sizes that might be more comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles kth100077, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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