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Marlborough
Reviewed today NEW

The room is a little pricey. But a great location. We had a room overlooking the ocean and the sounds were wonderful. The room was very well comfortable. Kitchen was very well stocked. This was our second stay at West Wind. We also had a wonderful dinner at the restaurant on the property.

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Osceola, Wisconsin
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Fabulous stay. Great location to the beach. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful. Our room was clean and very comfortable. Amazing sunsets were a fantastic way to end the day. We already booked for next year due to our experience this year.

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Tampa, Florida
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West Wind is pricey but it is at the end of the line and right on the ocean which makes it worth every penny. The ocean sounds and breezes at night are awesome in the ocean front rooms. The staff is very friendly and the facilities are well kept. They are a little limited on meal choices so be prepared...

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Point Pleasant
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, excellent facilities, friendly staff. We have visited many times, always come back. Doc Fords, Baileys General Store and great Gulf sunsets make for a relaxing vacation. Upper deck bar very enjoyable, great idea of social hour.

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Tulum, Mexico
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This inn is one of four sister properties in Sanibel and Captiva. It is in a quiet location and the hotel is beachfront. 2 story units. Most with gulf views, especially second story rooms. Rooms nice size, Ours came with stove, microwave and full-size refrigerator (kitchenette). Plates, glasses, utensils and corkscrew included. Nice toiletries in bathroom. Rooms perfectly clean. Nice...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

All I can say is everything about our stay has been wonderful. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Pool and poolside tiki bar are very nice. Great view of the gulf from our screened porch. Bike rental on site. Great bird watching. Very relaxing.

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Arlington
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This is my second time staying at the West Wind Inn. The Pro: direct access to beach since both times I had great luck finding wonderful shells and for me and most people who visit Sanibel - it's for the shelling! The Con: you cannot get the best price booking direct. In fact, I even called to ask and the...

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Dear talbot295, Thank you for your most recent stay at the West Wind Inn. I am thrilled to hear your enjoy all the amenities that we offer like direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, wonderful shelling, and our restaurants. Occasionally there are rates online that are lower than what is listed on our website and our staff has been...

Mount Prospect
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful mother/daughter spring break. The West Wind Inn is well kept and in a beautiful location. We were able to talk long walks along the beach and even saw dolphins. The sunsets are amazing. The staff is nice and helpful. There are plenty of towels for the pool and beach. I would love to go back again!

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Shawnee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay! Our room was comfortable and housekeeping was very helpful. We ate several times at the restaurant on site and the food was incredible. It was easily accessible from the highway as well as the beach. We would stay again!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been to the West Wind 3 times. Located right on the gulf, you can't beat the location - the beach is beautiful classic Sanibel. Friendly helpful staff. Easy short drive to all shopping and restaurants. Great pool area with lots of chairs. (Our only problem was the spotty wifi in our room but that was due to the location...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $280 - $594 (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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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Ask for gulf view, second floor with balcony facing gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaviewKing15, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Ask for room 252 or the one blow it for easy beach access”
 of 5 bubbles jasherwo, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lots of rooms face water, but some have better views. Call the Inn direct to talk to someone about room that best suits your needs”
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