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West Wind Inn

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Southwest Florida Regional Airport36 km
Charlotte County Airport56 km
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The front desk staff at this hotel was extremely helpful and friendly. They make you feel like a very welcome guest and do their best to accommodate your needs.
Our room faced the Gulf and as far as we could see, was one of the one's located closest to water's edge. Other hotels
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The West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island is a very comfortable, beautifully located small hotel. I stayed for 2 nights and was delighted with the spacious room and the beautiful setting. It's right on the beach facing west, providing gorgeous sunsets. It's a great value for the very
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Response from General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn
Responded 6 days ago
Dear gemelliuno, Thank you so much for your recent stay and kind words about your experience! Be sure to follow us on Facebook ore sign up for our emails for specials. Kind regards, Brett Gooch General Manager bgooch@westwindinn.com
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Mom & I spent a long Thanksgiving weekend here to relax, shell the beach, and get a tan. And that's exactly what we did. It's not the Ritz, but it's clean and has everything that you need. Perfect for the average person. We loved it. And they do have other properties in Capt
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Our first visit to Sanibel. 2 nights wasn't enough! We didn't get a chance to enjoy the pool, shuffle board or paddle boards - we were too busy shelling! Room had a view of the pool and beach. Everyone was super nice. We will be back! (Note: there is $6 toll every time you come o
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This is a great place to stay at the slightly quieter end of Sanibel on West Gulf Drive. The property is directly on the lovely beach and it is only a few yards from the ocean. The staff are very friendly, the pool is not the largest, but does the job. The poolside bar is good
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Response from General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Mike E, Thank you so much for your kind review and also for the great feedback on things we can improve upon. Perhaps we did not do a good job of letting you know what options of beer we offer at the pool bar but we do offer IPA’s and and Amber beer. We have 2 different local IPA beers – Bimini Twist and Circus City, 1 local Blonde Ale – Beach Blonde Ale, 1 local Wheat Ale – Sandbar Sunday and Yuengling which is an Amber Lager beer. We are planning very soon as part of a remodel to improve the device adapter situation so that USB's are available. Thank you again for your kind words and please do come back again! Kind regards, Brett Gooch General Manager bgooch@westwindinn.com
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Is the Red Tide still there?
We are posting current conditions on our facebook page.
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Hi, I was thinking about visiting in late September. Plan on spending a lot of time on the beach and always enjoy grabbing an easy lunch that we don’t have go too far for. Can you tell me the hours of the poolside bar at that time, is it close to the beach, and do they serve food? Thanks.
Dear Tdoodle, The Upper Deck, poolbar/restaurant is open till 8 Pm. Furthermore, there is plenty of alternatives in the resorts near west wind, a visit to the sandbar is recommended. Enjoy your stay.
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Is your pool heated- I would like to come in February. Thank you
good afternoon, yes, the pool is heated. we hope to see you soon.
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How soon do you need to reserve a beach chair/umbrella? 3 of us will be traveling there this coming Saturday. Thank you
It’s best to reserve your umbrella when you check in or when you get to your room. You just call the desk. They set them up around 9am and take them down around 5 pm. They will put your name on a card and tie it to your umbrella. Usually it will be set up close to your room if you are staying gulf front.
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What is the cancellation policy? we have elderly parents with health issues. Thank you.
It is 14 days in High Season (winter months) and 7 days the rest of the year. Please contact reservations directly with any issues at (239) 472-1541.
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"Rooms facing the water's edge are the best, but also more expensive."
"ask for 106 or 109"
"Pay more and get a beach front room."
"All rooms look towards the pool and/or Gulf"
"Second floor best view of ocean"
US$ 148 - US$ 499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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