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Reviewed 9 April 2016

A very relaxing beach location. The pool with bar service is excellent with a fantastic view of the Gulf. The rooms are very comfortable with small kitchen area and screened porch area. The food in the resturant is very good. We hope to return next year.

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Chesterland, Ohio
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We very much enjoyed this last minute find for Sanibel. The motel is older in style but well kept and clean. We especially liked the access to the beach and the pool! The onsite restaurant was great for breakfast but skip dinner there! We requested first floor room and had direct access to the beach! It was wonderful. Areas of... More 

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Fairbury
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

We have stayed here in the past. We enjoy the quiet location, great beach, and very nice rooms. The outdoor bar by the pool is great for socializing and the pool is great for those who don't like the beach. Blazing sunsets from the beach are an added bonus. Great food is available at the restaurant or pool bar. We... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

Very close to the beach, good set up for beach chairs and umbrella's, great pool side bar, Staff was very attentive to needs from the front office to housekeeping. We wil return for a longer stay on are next trip.

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Bethesda
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

This was a really relaxing place to stay. It was especially peaceful at night, and I loved hearing the ocean from our room (it was cool enough to keep the balcony door open at night). I would stay there again for sure.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

I love this place it was great for me and family they have one restaurant and breakfast was excellent . They kept they rooms very clean and the rooms they have a great ocean view. I love the fact they everything is close to the hotel I will recommend this hotel to anybody my family and I we love it.

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Brick, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of days recently. What a beautiful property . Spotlessly clean, well managed and right on the beach. What more could you ask for. They even had an outstanding restaurant right on the property called Normandie. We would definitely stay here again when we return to Sanibel Island. Any staff we came... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Great hotel! Very nice staff. I would stay again. The room was clean and the room service food was great. We were a few short steps from the beach. The Inn offered bicycle and beach rentals which was very convenient!

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Glen Ellyn
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

The location is excellent with plenty of beach front, very nice pool area, minutes from Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Tarpon Bay and Captiva. Plenty to do on the property, and or just relaxing. Great for families with small ones. Decent WiFi.

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Good - Hotel location and price of room. The Bad - Room top bedding was damp upon arrival, wanted extended check out time, informed this was not on offer. Requested upgrade to top floor, informed that hotel was completely full, when walking the property at 10.30pm counted 17 rooms that appeared empty. I write 2 columns for European travel... More 

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Dear F6383FMcharlesg, Thank you for your recent stay and review of the West Wind Inn. I agree that our location on the Gulf of Mexico and value offered for price is 2nd to none of the island of Sanibel. I do apologize that the bedding felt damp upon arrival, I will share this information with our housekeeping staff. We do... More 

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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
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  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €139 - €410 (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
West Wind Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“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
“Best rooms are directly facing the gulf - choose 2nd floor for the best view over the beach grass.”
 of 5 bubbles beckyh625, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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