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Garner, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Amazing Place, we LOVED the entire place. The cottage was perfect. The people were super nice and it was sooo close to the beach! cant wait to go back! The pool was great, the shells were amazing and it was so close to the very private beach. If you are looking for a place that is a good deal and...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Thanks to Ellen, Isaac, and the rest of the staff at Tropical Winds, our family had an even better time this year than last year. The services they provided throughout the entire stay, the response time and the flexibility in providing the services, and the friendliness were very much appreciated. From booking to the very last day of our stay,...

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Indiana
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The unit was perfect for our needs and what wasn't stocked (a blender) was provided quicker than we could unload the car! Everyone was friendly and willing to help. The beach was just a short walk away with fabulous sunsets and a multitude of shells! We went for a bike ride and stopped for a keylime pie on a stick...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 July 2012

this was a quick getaway trip --just what i needed to relax and recharge. the accommodations were adequate it was so relaxing just to sit on the porch and enjoy the gulf breeze. we had an efficiency, close walk to the beach for shelling. the pool was fantastic for cooling off after a long hot day. we had decided not...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 July 2012

it was a last minute perfect get away for myself and my two boxers!!! One of the only places where dogs of all sizes are allowed and welcomed. Most families had their pets with them. I opted for their efficiency, which Ellen had informed me was very small. But perfect for me!!! Everything was clean (they are doing some renovating)....

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Weston, fl
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We stayed in a cottage for a family vacation. The furniture and kitchen were old and run down as expected from an old beach resort but the part I did not like was the dirtiness of the place. The floors were dirty ( with dog hair), the tub was dirty with a leak in it, and the sheets and blankets...

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3Thank Rocio A
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 13 June 2012

The beach: absolutely pristine - it's unbeatable The pool: adequate size, clean and very well maintained. Equipment: beach chairs and umbrellas were in good condition. The staff: Ellen, Isaac, and Gabrielle are all very helpful and nice. The beach units: Replacement of key fixtures would go a long way in increasing guests' comfort (toilets, stove/oven, air conditioner). As stated above,...

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Thank SARA G
st. petersburg
Reviewed 9 May 2012

We love Sanibel and have stayed at a variety of places, but think this one suited us best. There are efficiencies and cottages, with the efficiencies more on the beach, although it is a two minute walk to the water (I am not sure there are too many "quaint" places directly on the beach, there is a set-back line.) This...

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1Thank fishlaw
Atlanta GA
Reviewed 9 May 2012

My hubby, small dog and I stayed here for a week last fall. The motel was just like the 1950s, which is what I expected. The kitchen was small, but servicable. We didn't do any cooking there, but were able to grill out a couple of nights on the bbq grills that were provided. The furnishings were nothing to write...

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Lee, New Hampshire
Reviewed 8 May 2012

We love Tropical Winds. We were there over April vacation for four days with our daughter. It was great! Three of the four days we were the only ones on the beach. We stayed in the cottage rental and it was exactly like a very clean cottage style vacation. Short walk to the beach. Quiet and relaxing. If you want...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience Sanibel with the charm of Old Style Florida! Located on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, on the west end of the island, Tropical Winds is tucked away in a very secluded, private setting within a small residential neighborhood. Enjoy one of our beachfront or nearby cottages in our own tropical paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

Address: 4819 Tradewinds Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $323 - $561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only one has a king bed otherwise they have two double beds in the rooms -there are not many so booking ahead is helpful”
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“unit 7 near ocean was clean and updated.”
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“Any rooms but #5 are ok - #5 is just too small”
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“We had room #6 - it was recently updated.”
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