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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wished the room was a bit larger and the amenities were not up to our standards. Only gave us soap. Thought that shampoo would be included. Bring those items with you. But the staff was very good and helpful.

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do not stock the room with shampoo, however if you needed it we could have provided it. Next time please ask and we will be happy to get you what you need. We are glad you found the property quiet & peaceful! We hope to see you again! Cheryl...

Dunlap, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Tropical Winds. We have pets and this location is about as perfect for folks like us as imaginable. The motel proper is located in one corner of a U on a VERT quiet residential street. When you stay here, please keep that in mind...you are staying in someone's neighborhood. Continuing, the larger cabins are...

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CherylLawrence, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your feedback. We are especially happy you get to bring your pets! Thank you for your kindness and we look forward to your next stay with us!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered this heavenly place on line. This was a special birthday gift from my wife and sister and our two 4-legged children (Boston Terriers). It is located on a very quiet street on the beach and also convenient to Ding Darling Park, restaurants and stores.The beach is clean and filled with shells and driftwood. Everyone one, most of all,...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We enjoyed having all of you stay with us. Please give Maddy & Riley a hug for us. So glad your 70th Birthday was a joy for you! We look forward to your next visit! Cheryl, Luke Lawrence & Elsie!

Leland, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family spends several weeks in Cocoa Beach each winter, and we always like to drive down to Sanibel for a few days while we're there. We usually stay in a hotel in Fort Myers, but with seven of us that requires paying for two rooms. For the same price, we were able to book this great cottage right on...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Anthony for the kind review. We are glad you and your family had plenty of room and enjoyed yourself. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Cheryl & Luke Lawrence General Managers

Köln, Deutschland
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We planed to stay for 3 nights. It was so peaceful and beautiful that we decided to stay for 5 nights than. I think there is almost nothing more to say;) The cottages are clean and well equipped. The beach is literally just in front of the cottages. The stuff was very friendly and helpful. The city with stores, restaurants...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Felix for your kind review. You and your family were such a delight. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. Cheryl & Luke Lawrence

Summerfield, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is our second trip to this location. Quiet old florida cottages - its own beach and never crowded. Excellent for dogs. comfortable and clean - if you are looking for the Ritz then stay there - this is not that - but it is a very nice spot to stay if you enjoy travelling with your best friend and...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear from our guests about their stay with us. We love to provide that Olde Florida Charm in all of our units. And we adore dogs!!! We hope you think of us next time you come to the island!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Tropical Winds Motel and Cottages, Sanibel...

O'Fallon, Illinois
Reviewed 1 November 2016

These cottages are right on the private beach where amazing seashells wash up on your feet as you stand at the edge of the surf. Piles and piles of shells are located on the beach. It's a sheller's paradise! Cottage was clean and well equipped. Staff were exceptional and very friendly and helpful. Private beach was not at all crowded...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear from our guests about their stay with us. We really do have a "Sheller's Paradise" just steps from our units!!! We hope you think of us next time you come to the island!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Tropical Winds Motel and Cottages, Sanibel FL

Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, sister and I had a wonderful stay at Tropical Winds. Our unit was clean and neat and had a full refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Also dishes and flatwear. We didn't take advantage of the oven/range or cooking utensils. The location couldn't be better with private beach access. The two bedrooms were attached but with only one bathroom, one...

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CherylLawrence, Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We will take a look at the noise coming from the air conditioner. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. Luke & I thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us. Hope to see you again!

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed here last weekend and had a very enjoyable experience. We had an efficiency apartment (unit #7) near the ocean. The small 1 bedroom studio was clean, updated and comfortable. My 2 small dogs had a nice time too. (Bring their dog beds.) The couple who manages the property are very nice and accommodating. The only downside was the...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. It is wonderful to hear you had a lovely time during your stay. I am sorry to see that during your stay our water quality was less then stellar. During the summer months when we have storms passing through our area, we get all kinds of stuff washed into...

Tice, Florida
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Disappointingly advertises price online, also tells about $20 discount if you mention it.I had to call 3 times to get someone to help me. When I call is different price. I live in Ft Myers yearround. A, disabled senior citizen seeking staycation for a couple of days off season. Online says $20 off advertised price'latter is $89 yet on phone...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

I would like to clarify how these specials work. In order to receive these kinds of discounts you have to tell the person answering the phone which website you are looking at in order to get that price. As we have several promotions running on various websites. We will honor that price if the room that the price is out...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience Sanibel with the charm of Old Style Florida! Located on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, on the west end of the island, Tropical Winds is tucked away in a very secluded, private setting within a small residential neighborhood. Enjoy one of our beachfront or nearby cottages in our own tropical paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

Address: 4819 Tradewinds Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: €241 - €417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only one has a king bed otherwise they have two double beds in the rooms -there are not many so booking ahead is helpful”
 of 5 bubbles Iamwhereswaldo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit 7 near ocean was clean and updated.”
 of 5 bubbles 484ClaudiaC, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call to make sure rate is as advertised”
 of 5 bubbles FortMyersRecycler, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any rooms but #5 are ok - #5 is just too small”
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“We had room #6 - it was recently updated.”
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