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Southwinds Motel

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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...

Ocean City, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a wonderful property with a super friendly and helpful staff! Our room was perfect and the housekeeping staff was very efficient and very nice. The pools and grounds were well maintained and we enjoyed the continental breakfast. Location, location, location and Southwinds is the best in Key West!! I would highly recommend Southwinds to anyone!!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Fort Davis, Texas
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Our original room was tiny. I requested an upgrade and was able to get a larger room with a patio area in front. This made all the difference for us. While the staff was very accommodating about the upgrade, all other times they weren't very friendly. Housekeeping was inconsistent as to what towels were left and soap/shampoo. The grounds were...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Katherine C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of our motel. I will share your feedback with our team so that we can continue to improve our guest experiences. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Houston, Texas USA
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The price of rooms led me to look at the Southwards Motel, but I'm happy I chose to stay. My husband and I stayed two nights in February 2017. The motel is several one story buildings that although old, are very well maintained. The staff was helpful and friendly. We had a king size bed with a mini refrigerator, microwave...

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

Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Me and a few of my friends decided to stay at Southwinds for our spring break trip. I loved how friendly and helpful the staff was and how the rooms were small, but very clean. Our neighbors were extremely friendly and it was not especially loud at night or in the morning, except for the roosters. Would definitely stay here...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear mackenzienicely, 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

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 March 2017

About 40 of my friends stayed at Southwinds for our senior year spring break and it was amazing. The staff were kind and informative. Shara aided me in the booking and payment process and was very patient with me. They offered complementary breakfast- which included an assortment of bagels, muffins and juice choices as well as coffee. The motel rooms...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear traveler200172017, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. Shara is one of the many superstars on our team that work hard everyday to insure we exceed our guest's expectations. We look forward to hosting your future trips after your college graduation. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Oakland, Maryland
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I've been to Olive Garden many times over the years... never once did I feel like I was family! However, from my first phone call for reservations with the GREAT Natalie I felt so welcomed!The staff and place is great!!!!! Natalie and Shara made such a dynamic duo making sure everything was taken care of and we were enjoying our...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear timbo44-11, I was so pleased to read your review today about how comfortable you felt dealing with our family members of our Southwinds Motel. Natalie, Shara and Chad are three of the many great team members we have working hard everyday to make every guest's stay memorable. We look forward to being your motel of choice on all your...

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Not too far from Duval Street, close to the beach. There is a small Cuban convenience store (with a deli) right across the street. Rooms were nice and clean. Wife and I were very impressed (especially for the affordable price).

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Dear Andrew P Thanks for this "Perfect" review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman VP Operations

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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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • 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: €144 - €316 (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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#2 Best Value Hotel in Key West
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“There are plenty of high quality motel at a lower price in the same area.There are no windows in the rooms.”
chezgord, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the inside of compound.”
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“Ask for one of the larger rooms”
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“I stayed towards the back of the hotel and it was quiet at nightt”
detondavide, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best location in keywest”
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