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Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was very nice except the pull-out sofa bed. It definitely needs a new mattress!! We ended up using the comforter off of the King sized bed as cushioning for the bed so the girls could sleep.

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JanetBrettRobinson, Guest Relations Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

ccheatwd: Thank for you taking the time to review your stay. I have forwarded your comments regarding the sleeper sofa to the property manager so the mattress can be evaluated. We certainly want everyone to be comfortable to enjoy our beautiful beach area. Despite this, I hope you and your family made memories that will be cherished for a long... More 

Baldwyn, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite, clean, comfortable! Good time to visit the beach because the weather is nice and not so any people there! 8th floor is great, don't get all the noise from below! Would be happy to rent this unit any time!

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy that you all enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location, close to eats and right on the beach. No problems getting to the condo and beach access was excellent. Good, clean pool also. We experienced no problems. Check in location was open 24 hours a day.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you all enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for the five star review! We hope to welcome you all again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Germantown, TN
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The nice walk- in shower with handrails, king size beds, & comfortable recliners & couch made this a good choice for me & my handicapped brother. Great view of the ocean too! Nice size pool & the beach walk to the ocean is not as far as down near Orange Beach!

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thanks for the five star review! We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Sulligent, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location. Room was very clean and staff was courteous. Our door key broke off in the lock - they fixed it promptly. Amenities are very basic. All in all a good place to stay. We enjoyed our experience with Island Winds West.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We apologize for the key incident but we are glad that it was promptly fixed. We hope to welcome you back again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Pikeville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The condo was very nice, a little older than some of the others there but it fit our needs. Would stay here again, definitely. The pool wasn't fancy but my kids loved it anyway. Fully stocked kitchen was wonderful as well as the washer and dryer. View from the balcony was beautiful.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again soon! -Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Loxley
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great place to stay during the Shrimp Festival, easy walk to and from. Condo was clean with a great view of the gulf. Family enjoyed being together at the beach. Can't wait to go back to Gulf Shores again.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope you had a great time at the Shrimp Festival and we are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at the beach. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Grove Hill, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very clean nice room. Short walk to the beach. It was close to all the shops and restaurants in gulf shores that you would want to visit. We had a great quiet weekend at a lovely condo. Definitely would recommend.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are happy to hear that you all enjoyed the shops and restaurants close by. We hope to welcome you back again soon! -Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Mauk, Georgia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The condo we stayed in was awesome! It was newly renovated and beautiful. The price for our stay was reasonable. The only problem we had was parking. A lot of cars where there without passes and took up the parking for those that were actually supposed to park there.

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are fairly strict about parking passes so we appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience. Thanks for the 5 stars! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

Courtland, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were very happy with the condo. The condo was clean and nicely decorated . The condo was within walking distance of lots of things to do . The ladies at the office were very helpful . We had a great time will defiantly go back .

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brett_robinson_al, Manager at Island Winds West, responded to this review

Great to hear! Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Winds West in Gulf Shores is especially great for families and sleeps up to 8 in a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom unit. It's the perfect headquarters for enjoying all the fun Gulf Shores has to offer. There's fishing from Gulf State Park Pier, or charter a boat in nearby Orange Beach and take to the Gulf for the afternoon to see what you can catch. We have putt-putt and amusement parks, and a great number of golf courses of varying difficulty right near our Gulf Shores condos. In addition to the variety of non-beach related activities we have, we also tons of water activities on top of good ol' sunbathing and swimming. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer jet ski rental, parasailing, kite surfing, boat rental and more. Take a ride on a Dolphin Cruise to admire those highly intelligent and amusing animals, or enjoy the views from the Mobile Bay Ferry as you journey to check out items of more historical interest, like Fort Morgan. In town you'll find a lot of adventure no matter what you are looking for at Island Winds West. When it comes to cuisine, our seafood is of course top-notch, and our Royal Red Shrimp have made international headlines for their deliciousness. Places like the Amphitheater at the Wharf and the Hangout have live music, and the Wharf has the largest Ferris Wheel in the Southeast. We even have a zoo, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, which you may have seen featured on Animal Planet. Parking is limited at Island Winds West. A one-bedroom condo will be issued one car pass. A two or three bedroom will be issued a maximum of two car passes. ... more   less 

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Address: 407 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 87
Also Known As:
Island Winds West Hotel Gulf Shores
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“All good, great view and comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 384terryw, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some minor improvements would make this room perfect, bring your own blow dryer and plan to cook your meal one dish at a time and you will be fine ”
 of 5 bubbles chazo687, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2 comfortable King bedrooms each with private bath . And plenty of cookware available! ”
 of 5 bubbles debbierA937JD, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There was not hot water available on the sink, but other than that it was a great experience on the property”
 of 5 bubbles khubbell, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't forget to turn in your room key when leaving! They will charge you $55 per key. Even though you are miles down the road when you discover the key in your pocket & immediately call the office & offer to mail the key back right away. This resort needs a bathroom near the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles kareneL2347LF, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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