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Southwinds Motel

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Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, staff was pleasant. We got to use the beach a block away which was nice. But get there early to get an umbrella and lounge chairs if you want them The beach is also used by the hotel there on the property. One day we came back and our room was not cleaned, nor did we get clean...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rose S, 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

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the motel. My wife stayed at Southwinds when she went to college "oh so many years ago" and she had fond memories. Everything was clean and neat. The front desk was always helpful and cheery, especially Shara who generally got our day started with information and bikes. The rooms are not large, but we didn't go to Key West...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Gray_on_Tray, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. Shara is one of the many fantastic team players we have that works hard everyday to insure that all our guests have a great stay. We look forward to hosting you next visit to Key West. All the best. Jim

Warrenton, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place, but it is a MOTEL - door opens to parking lot, etc. However, that being said, the people at the front desk were more helpful that most concierges I have had at expensive hotels. Natalie and Shara - and the rest of the staff told us places to go, gave us deals where available, called...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear VA_WOLF61, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. Natalie and Shara are two of the many fantastic team members we have working here in Key West to insure every guest's stay is memorable. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Opeations

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found Southwinds Motel on Expedia and booked after reading the good reviews. We were not disappointed. Donna at the front desk was super helpful upon checkin, giving us the rundown of must see sites. She recommended Mallory Square to watch the sunset which was a great way to end a day full of sightseeing. Our room was small but...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Nlively, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. Donna is one of the many fantastic team members we have here in Key West to take care of all your needs when you arrive. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My adult sons and I stayed here the first part of February 2017 and found it fit our needs perfectly! Location, price, quality, all outstanding. What really stood out was the service, particularly Shar and Sophia at the desk. Always smiling, helpful and kind, they made us feel at home and because of them this will be an annual trip...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear markkuzmik, I love to read reviews that start with the word "PERFECT" as I know we have done our job! Shara and Sophia are two of the many superstars we have on our team to insure that each and every guest has a memorable stay with us. We look forward to hosting all your future father son events here...

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with my friends during spring break. Very cute complex! The rooms were very clean and large enough for the four of us, the bathroom was on the smaller side but we made it work. It was only about a 15 minute walk to Duval Street so we were able to walk everywhere! I would definitely stay here again...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Clare O, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting all your future trips to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights and were very happy with how clean our room and the property was. The staff and maintenance were awesome. Begels and muffins for breakfast and complimentary washer and dryer. We were able to rent bikes or scooters and the front desk was very helpful with any questions we had. We will definitely go back.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear fatbuddha69, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our hotel. We look forward to being your hotel of choice for all you future visits to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We drove down to the keys as a detour before Daytona bike week. Motorcycles welcome! Adorable little cottage setting! Rooms totally updated! Very clean! Didn't get to use any amenities because it was cold! A little pricey but then again I didn't look at any other locations. Staff was very friendly! Morning! Roosters running around crowing starting very early in...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Denise D, Thank you so much for the excellent review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your future visits to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The best thing about Southwinds is the staff. They were very helpful with check-in, recommending sight-seeing; we were able to keep our luggage there after check-out while we toured and came back to pick it up. The cover was off the air conditioner when we arrived and someone came right away to fix it. The rating is average because the...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Montgomery, Texas
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Donna and Travis did an outstanding job at providing anything we needed. Location is great. Rooms are clean. A little small, but doable. Huge bath. All in all, great value for the money. Three pools, free laundry facilities.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear David H, Thank you for taking the opportunity to spend your 34th Anniversary with us in Key West. Donna and Travis are two of the many superstars we have on our team that work hard everyday to make every guest's stay memorable. We look forward to seeing you next year for your 35th anniversary. All the best, Jim Heineman...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: €153 - €320 (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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“Ask for one of the larger rooms”
cooraclare, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed towards the back of the hotel and it was quiet at nightt”
detondavide, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best location in keywest”
sdodge1, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the courtyard pool looked like the best of the lot. Room #40 didn't have a view of anything, but was quiet.”
449kennethm, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to ask which beach to go to when you are given your beach passes for your stay.”
NormaMorris, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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