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Southwinds Motel

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2017

we stayed here for one night. one thing i did not like is that when we checked in they gave us a price but then we were afterwards told that there is a 10 $ amenity fee. nice trick to lure in price sensitive customers. quote a good price but then add on a fee for amenities. this is absolutely...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear cluade p, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our motel. We have added the extra fee to our property as we have added beach access to all our guests. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Hotel staff were amazing. Very friendly and helpful answering all of our questions. Great location. We could walk to most everything. We had a king bed - only thing I would change is the size of the bathroom - it was very small!!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa B, Thank you so much for this Five Star review of our motel. We have one of the best staffs on the island that works hard everyday to make sure we always exceed your expectations. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 30 January 2017

After comparing prices and locations, we decided to give Southwinds a try. We were not disappointed! The location is great. It is quiet, yet only a short walk from Duval St. The staff was helpful and seemed to genuiney care about our stay. Overall, it was a great choice and we will stay here again.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Brittany J, I love to read reviews from our guest when they start with "Great Choice"! Our staff works very hard each and everyday to make sure that all our guest have a memorable stay with us here in Key West. We look forward to hosting your next stay. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have been going to Key West for years and had previously stayed in other nearby resorts. Hotel prices have skyrocketed in Key West in recent years which caused us to look elsewhere. Southwinds was great! The people where attentive, the room was clean -- we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear robertrF6496KG, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit with to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Exeter, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I loved everything about our 5 night stay. The room was great! Clean and much bigger than we expected. Right outside our door was a small pool which was great for reading a book and lounging. The staff was awesome. Cleaners came daily and tidied up. Easy in and out!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear lisa1972c, I love to read reviews that start with "better than expected". This means we did our best to exceed your expectations as we try each and every day to accomplish this task. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

CEDAR BLUFF
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The location is very close to the southern end of Duval Street. The facility was well kept and staff very nice and helpful. The Southern Most Beach is very close and very beautiful. You get a lounge chair, umbrella and beach towels at the beach as part of your resort fees. This was very nice after a day of touring...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear CKeen, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next stay at our motel. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Michigan
Reviewed 24 January 2017

First off the check-in was easy and the people were great! The room that we stayed in was small, but it had everything that we needed. We weren't there to hang out in our room all day so a clean room with all the amenities worked well for us. Staff were all friendly and would recommend someone wanting to stay...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Nick2452, Thank you 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

Shallotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My second year of staying at Southwinds while running the January Key West Half Marathon, it’s been a wonderful experience both times. Economic, clean rooms with an outstanding supportive staff and in walking distance to everything on Duval, I highly recommend.

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SMSJEH, Manager at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear danamauldin, I was so happy to read that our motel has become your home for the Key West Half Marathon. We believe we present one of the best staffs, services, amenities and value of any other motel on the island and we appreciate your loyalty. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best,...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Very good value in an excellent location...just far enough away from Mallory Sq. to be quiet at night. Continental breakfast sufficient. Swimming pools. Clean rooms. You don't need a wake up call as roosters will do the job.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Seababy6409, Thank you 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

Belle River, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We booked based on trip advisor reviews. The reviews we read were true. Staff WAS excellent. Breakfast was bagels, muffins coffee tea. Free bottled water which may not sound like a big deal until you want something other than alcohol. Room was exactly what we thought. It was nothing special. A king size bed, a very small bathroom but it...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Kristin A, Thank you so much for this excellent review of our motel. We have great amenities and a great staff that works hard everyday to make sure your stay is memorable. 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
Room types
  • 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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“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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“best location in keywest”
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