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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time in Sanibel, and it won't be the last. The staff was very helpful with suggestions and the property was well-maintained and lovely. We look forward to staying at the West Wind Inn again.

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Rocky Mount, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel with a family theme. Beautiful beach and pool area. Food at bar delicious. Shrimp wrap was the bomb!! Room nice except very uncomfortable beds room 129. Also bartender women were very rude and not accomodating.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our third trip to Sanibel/Captiva. It was our first time at West Wind Inn. A lovely place to stay. Very calm, well kept and on a great location on the island. The room was simple but well furnished. The staff was wonderful to deal with. Great pool and good food at the restaurant. I recommend West Wind Inn...

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

Dear BYUDad, Thank you so much for the kind words and for your repeat patronage. We indeed have a wonderful location, amenities and staff and we can't wait to host you or your recommended friends in the future to the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. Now, as for your Trip Advisor handle I can assume you are the father of...

Medina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at West Wind Inn. The beach is your best amenity by far. We like that we could stay here and have a restaurant, the beach, and a pool within the complex so that we could relax and enjoy our vacation.

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Grandview, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time at the West Wind Inn. The location was perfect, the room was comfortable, the pool was enjoyable and we really appreciated the ability to have the sheets changed everyday since we had sand on our feet that eventually found its way into the bed.

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Usti Nad Labem
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect holiday location, very nice and long sand beach with many shell, good room and swiming pool, but high price for one day to stay without breakfest. We must also pay about 6,-USD as the toll at bridge.

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Dayton, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sanibel is a non-commercial area. That said, there are very few places to stay that are not weekend through weekend. That said, the West Wind Inn was a wonderful place for us to crash for 5 days. We were able to see the ocean at a distance from our room. The pool area is well maintained. The beach is much...

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Woodstock
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great place to stay on Sanibel. We loved that it was at the far end - where it seems to be a little bit quieter. Nice clean rooms, very close to the beach, great pool, and pool bar. The shops and restaurants are a short drive away. The only thing we wish had been included and was not, were...

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

Dear Sheridan B, Thank you so much for the kind words about our Inn and I'm happy you so thoroughly enjoyed yourself. We are limited by the city of Sanibel to how many chairs and umbrellas we can place on the beach so by charging a small fee that helps alleviate the greater demand for beach chairs than we can...

Northborough
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was very nice. The help did not seem happy, and at times they really seemed stressed. It wasn't just one person, itwas actualky the majority. Not to seem harsh, but customer service is my Business and j know that my attitude makes or breaks my businesses rating. Vacationers pay your bills and gratitude expressed for that would go...

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Dear U357DDrobinw, Thank you so much for your feedback on your recent stay. Our mission statement reads and directs us to "deliver a warm, friendly and memorable island resort experience that provides value for all our guests resulting in a desire to return." Clearly we missed the mark in our interactions during your stay. I will share your comments with...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure of what to expect as I booked this hotel through Expedia. It is a nice hotel and I am so pleased. We have a ground floor room with a nice screened in porch overlooking the pool. You can even see the ocean from our room. I love the system of having our chairs and umbrella reserved with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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: £148 - £229 (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
West Wind Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Choose the garden/ocean view room.”
mwo41074, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If cigarette smoke is a concern for you, ask for a room away from designated areas.”
, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views are on second floor, but the hotel is right on gulf and you can get a great view there as well”
JMG1930, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool are noisier but fun, and have an ocean and/or sunset view”
williamroy3, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for gulf view, second floor with balcony facing gulf.”
SeaviewKing15, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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