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Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rented a condo Brett/Robinson for the extended weekend. Couldn't have been much easier; internet site probably works better than airBNB, responsive on the phone, 24-hour check-in (at least at this facility). The place is as you would expect, looks like nothing has really been done to the decor since the 80s. Lobby is about as uninviting as it could be...

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

g0mntwins: Thank you for sharing this review with us. It appears you were impressed with the ease of reserving a room and check in. You also rave of the fantastic central location to the downtown Gulf Shores area and the close proximity to the beach. You mention the clean pool, the fast elevators, easy parking, solid WI-FI and large channel...

Macomb, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good bed and great view of beach. Watch fisherman try their luck as the storks wait for a treat. This place is fine for a couple but not more than that. The price is a good value for Beach access and the sound of the surf.

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

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the views. We hope to welcome you again soon. - Brett/Robinson Social Team

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Reviewed 14 December 2016

noisey work golng on both of condo early start to work -thiis is work done in grounds and in lot next door- it was all beeping and dirt loaders . the pool and workers were very helpfull also office staff were very helpfull

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

ridera2002: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here and for your kind comments regarding our on-site staff. Our staff works hard to welcome our guests and make their stay enjoyable. The work that you mention is the exciting downtown "T" area revitalization project. I apologize for any noise during your stay. Island Winds East sits at...

Moulton, Alabama
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The weather was great and so was oysters . It was quite and peaceful. Sand was soft and clean . The room was clean with big tv to watch ballgames. We will stay here again. Security and front desk are very nice

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

So glad that you all enjoyed the Oyster Cook-Off! Yum! Thank you so much for the great review and for staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team

Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Great to sit on balcony and watch the ocean. Condo was very nice and had everything we needed in kitchen. Close to restaurants and shops. Nice pool and beach area. Beds were comfy. Had plenty of linens and start up kitchen supplies.

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

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stayed at island winds east 702 Great place, great service and an amazing view! The property management company is onsite and very friendly, housekeeping gals were very friendly too, felt right at home!

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

We are so glad to hear that you all enjoyed your stay. We love to hear about our friendly staff! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a five star review! - Brett/Robinson Social Team

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was the perfect spot for our annual trip. Great ocean/beach view and nice location within a short walk of the boardwalk, restaurants, small grocers and package stores. The office staff was friendly and helpful and the beach was 5 seconds away. The condo was clean and the perfect amount of space for 4 adults. Nice king size beds and...

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

Thanks for the great recommendation! We can't wait to welcome you all back again next year! - Brett/Robinson Social Team

Columbia, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The unit was very nice and updated. It was very clean and comfortable and we would definetly stay again with Island Winds. This is our favorite place to stay because of conveience and exceptional closeness to all resturants and places we like to go and do while we are visiting Gulf shores.

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

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

Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Book way ahead to get a unit. If staying lol Nigeria you may wish to bring extra paper towels, toilet paper, dish soul, and garbage bags, otherwise all you need is provided. Really like the new windows installed last fall

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

Thanks for the five star review! We hope to welcome you back next Shrimp Festival...or sooner! - Brett/Robinson Social Team

Alabaster, Alabama
Reviewed 1 November 2016

WE come to Gulf Shores every year in Sept and stay for 5 weeks. It is beautiful this time of year. The summer months are just too hot for us. There are 11 different families that come too. WE so enjoy getting together with them It is a family and friends trip. Hope to continue doing this for several years...

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We are so glad you all enjoy your stay! 11 families! WOW! We are so thankful for your continued visits. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! - Brett/Robinson Social Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Winds East on the sugar-white sands of Gulf Shores, Alabama has 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom condos that sleep up to 8 people comfortably. The condo is conveniently located near downtown and features a Gulf-front outdoor pool. Right outside the condo you'll find the beach, perfect for strolling in the morning, playing during the daytime, and stargazing from in the evening. The city of Gulf Shores and its neighbor Orange Beach have plenty to offer the beach vacationer at Island Winds East, no matter how many times you have visited. Our restaurants offer the freshest of Gulf of Mexico seafood and provide ample variety. Whether you're looking for a low-key night out with pizza or homestyle Southern food, or an upscale evening at a white tablecloth restaurant, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have you covered. The region boasts great fishing all year round and some of the best golfing of any city its size. Gulf Shores plays host to exciting events throughout the year, including the Hangout Music Festival, Shrimp Festival and Oyster Cookoff. Stay any time of year and enjoy the temperate climate of the Gulf and unlimited beach relaxation. ... more   less 

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Address: 333 West Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Number of rooms: 87
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“Refrigerator needs replacing. It has rust all over the front but it works”
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