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Southwinds Motel

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#21 of 51 Hotels in Key West
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Monroe, Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Exceeded expectations right from the start. Donna capably managed our two night stay separated by 3 nights for a trip to the Dry Tortugas. Discounted the second night as return customers! Comfortable, quiet, nothing fancy but served us well. Complimentary laundry facility came in handy. Coincidentally, Donna checked us in and helped with taxis, dinner recommendations and logistics. All the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for a girls only week. Our stay was better than expected. Great location, very friendly folks at the front desk! We saw couples, families, friends, all staying in the hotel ... the nights were quiet, which was nice after coming back from Duval St. The hotel gives you tickets for free chairs and towels at the beach across...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear TravelCMN, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this "Excellent" review of our motel. We look forward to being your motel of choice for all your future trips to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a great place for convenience to walking downtown must see places. They also offer on site bike rental for a fee if you want to do that. Rooms were comfortable. Only issue was added fee on checkout for what I thought was complimentary breakfast in lobby. Should be included in prepaid price.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Nancy L, Thank you so much for this five star review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit with us in Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Kent, minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Southwinds in February. The rooms were very nice (recently redone), staff was super friendly and we enjoyed our stay very much! It is a nice walk to Duval Street. We will definitely be staying again!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie M, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 1 week ago

rooms are nicely appointed. kitchen, fridge, microwave, dining table. Separate bedroom and bathroom. large screen TV in both rooms. Bed was comfortable Having said that, the rooms are in need of an overhaul. Stall shower very small and the fixtures need replacing. No drain cover! Sink very small and faucet hard to use. Cleaning service was spotty. None the first...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear David W, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for couple days . We will definitely stay again . The staff were super friendly and helpful .There were a couple little imperfections in the room but nothing to bad . On a scale of 1 to 5 I'd give it a 4.7 .

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Nawti716, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel and Happy Birthday!. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here at the start of Spring Break in March. The desk clerk at check-in was super friendly and welcoming. Our room wasn't ready, which we expected since we arrived late morning but we could leave our car in their lot and they texted me when our room was done about an hour later. The room was spacious, and...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear cooraclare, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this "Great" review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely write reviews either positive or negative but in this case I will take the time to do so. I have traveled to several vacation spots throughout the country but Key West is now my favorite, I stayed at Southwinds Hotel which is two blocks from the beach and within walking distance to the great night life there. I...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear detondavide, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting you future visit to Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman VP Operations

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was small but had everything we needed. It had been updated style wise but did have some wear and tear. Room was clean though and the staff was very nice. The pools were smaller but had sun beds and having a quick dip was refreshing. We could walk to Duvall Street in minutes and get to all the...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear CB, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting you future visit to Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman VP Operations

Homestead, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fifth trip to Key West and we've stayed at different hotel/motels each time. Southwinds Motel will definitely be one we return to. Free continental breakfast, which was far superior to some I've seen, free parking, which is awesome, you don't have that with many hotels you are a block from a decent beach and have use of...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Brian U, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting you future visit to Key West. All the best. Jim Heineman VP Operations

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean affordable motel rooms only 1 block from Duval Street at the Southernmost point of the Island of Key West. Many restaurants and shops within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southwinds Motel

Address: 1321 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3113
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $222 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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Southwinds Motel Key West, Florida
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Key West
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“Ask for one of the larger rooms”
cooraclare, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed towards the back of the hotel and it was quiet at nightt”
detondavide, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best location in keywest”
sdodge1, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the courtyard pool looked like the best of the lot. Room #40 didn't have a view of anything, but was quiet.”
449kennethm, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to ask which beach to go to when you are given your beach passes for your stay.”
NormaMorris, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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