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Southwinds Motel

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Fort Davis, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

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

Middle Island, NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When planning our first visit to Key West, we researched all accommodations on TripAdvisor and found Southwinds Motel was one of the higher-rated properties and was very reasonably priced. That's what we were looking for and that's what Southwinds Motel delivered. Southwinds Motel has acquired 2 adjacent motels and now operates the 3 properties as one facility. We reserved a...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear BigRedJohnson, Thank you so much for this fantastic review of our motel. I was please to see that we were able to exceed your expectations and that we lived up to our reputation as present to you by all our past guests via Trip Advisor. We look forward to being your motel of choice for all your future trips...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just showed up in Key West with my wife and didn't have a room. After driving around for about an hour, I told her I wanted to check out Southwinds and see if they had a room. They did, so we went for it. We were going to stay for 2 nights and ended up there for 6!!! We...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dearbwrench50, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We try to keep the Old Town Key West feel on the outside of our motel, but give you the comforts of today's needs. We look forward to hosting all your future trips to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at this retro-style motel on the south side of Key West. Loved the quiet neighborhood and how close it is to everything we wanted to do. Clean room, clean lobby, clean pool, plenty of towels (oversize!), lots of coffee, comfortable bed, free bottled water, etc. Few downsides: lack of closet space, small bathrooms, very loud and drafty...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear 235travler, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review of our motel. We look forward to hosting you next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, quiet motel close to everything. Nothing fancy, but included everything we needed- fridge in room, swimming pool was fine, plenty of towels, excellent room air conditioner worked well, walk to pier for great water views. Walked to Duval street. Rented bicycles onsite. Quiet and want to repeat that as it can make or break trip. Also extremely friendly and...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear CarolZelda, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next stay with us in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: ₹ 10,541 - ₹ 24,944 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Southwind Hotel Key West
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Key West
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pick the room by the bed type you want.”
 of 5 bubbles DoublePea, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Circular pool area- especially if you are traveling in a large group.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler200172017, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room near the office and front pool!”
 of 5 bubbles drwambo, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good accessibility to the main amenities in Key West at night.”
 of 5 bubbles luislr2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cottage like rooms with convenient store across street. Three small pools. Very close to Duval street if your there with friends to party.”
 of 5 bubbles J5606QCkarenk, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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