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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice stay, everything was as expected. Great access to the beach. Friendly service and support. Convenient location and plenty of parking. Rooms were comfortable and kitchen handy after a day of shelling. They had a space to clean everything which was excellent.

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mona B, Thank you for your recent stay at the West Wind Inn! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay from beginning to end. I agree that our now finished expanded parking lot has alleviated our previous parking issues. Thank you again for your review and I hope your future travels again bring you to the...

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always enjoy staying at the West Wind Inn. Parking lot construction was underway, so we had to deal with a couple of cable tv and water interuptions. Not too big a deal. My only serious critique is that the air conditioners in both rooms were EXTREMELY noisy and smelly. But all in all, still a wonderful stay.

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear juliajacobsamuelh, Thank you for your most recent stay and review of the West Wind Inn. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and I do apologize for the brief outages of cable and water. Despite our best efforts we did manage to find some cable and water lines accidentally during the parking lot improvement. I am ever...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed at the West Wind and it was exactly what we needed. The quiet environment next to the ocean waves immediately took the stress away. The professional, friendly staff answered our questions and helped with appointments we wanted. We will definitely return.

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear Fountains1, Thank you for your recent stay at the West Wind Inn. Our mission statement reads "to deliver a warm, friendly and memorable island resort experience that provides a value to all of our guests resulting in a desire to return.” I am thrilled to hear that we met mission statement during your stay. Thank you again for your...

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Family of three, we stayed thee week before Christmas and loved everything about the hotel. The beach is just steps away, the pool and pool bar are wonderful and Bailey's General Store is only a 15 minute bike ride away. I recommend the rooms with kitchens as you can buy supplies or prepared foods at Bailey's for breakfast and lunch...

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear tjsear, Thank you for your recent stay and review of the West Wind Inn. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the many amenities that the West Wind has to offer. We look forward to hosting you again later this year! Thank you again for your review! Kind regards, Brett Gooch General Manager bgooch@westwindinn.com

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a short January trip and the stay was lovely. Rooms are nicely renovated-we had a patio the we could see the pool/hear the live music and the gulf. Very pleasant staff. It is an old style hotel/resort with lots to do-or just enjoy the sun/weather. I would love to go again. The location was great. They were redoing...

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a great stay. I was not impressed at first, but all of the detriments are pretty standard with quaint Florida beach stays (kind of older noisy AC unit, sort of older building, etc); but it really grew on us. They are in the process of finishing some really nice renovations. Nice quiet location that is a ways down the...

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Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a 48th anniversary trip for us. We spent three nights at the West Wind and were extremely pleased. We were in a corner room on the second floor in the newly renovated section of the Inn. It overlooked the garden, the pool and the Gulf in the distance. It was a very quiet spot. The room was a...

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General-Manager-WWI, General Manager at West Wind Inn, responded to this review

Dear John N, Thank you for your recent stay at the West Wind Inn and Happy Anniversary! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the room to be to your liking. As you noted, we are renovating the parking lot from an old sand/shell lot to a brick paver lot. This should be...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is all about location. It's right on the beach. Fantastic! The hotel itself is nothing fancy. Rather simple room with an AC that sounded like a jet plane. Nice and clean though. The wifi was really bad. We tried all sorts of devices but none had internet connectivity for more than a few minutes at a time. Really...

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Dear mrwalker123, Thank you for your recent stay and honest review of the West Wind Inn. I do apologize that you had a noisy air conditioner, I will have my maintenance staff check it right away. I did walk the entire property and found no wifi connectivity issues. We will certainly watch for any issues. I am pleased that you...

Kenai, Alaska, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get away from it all. Enjoyed the staff, the rooms were comfortable. Best of all was how close the beach was from the hotel. One accommodation that was lacking was the use of an elevator. We had to drag our bags from a cruise trip up the stairs. However, the hotel and properties itself were in a...

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North Caldwell, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a spur of the moment trip, and based on mixed reviews, I didn't know what to expect. After spending four nights at the West Wind, I could not be happier with my choice. Our room was updated, the grounds were beautiful and included a pool, pool bar with decent food, and a tennis court. The hotel is right...

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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
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 14,952 - ₹ 29,904 (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
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Shoot for 2nd story room with kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles tjsear, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 200 range (210-230ish) has beautiful views of the sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles ChadB18, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a corner room on the second floor near the office and it was a good view of everything.”
 of 5 bubbles johnnZ916PR, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“second floor has best views.”
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“No elevator to 2nd floor rooms”
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