West Wind Inn - Sanibel Island

3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957  show map
 3 stars
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West Wind Inn - Sanibel Island

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Fishing

Cycling

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Beach bar

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

Situated on the natural beach, the 3-star West Wind Inn offers 103 rooms. West Wind Inn has been welcoming guests to its en-suite rooms since 1969.

The city center is 30 minute walking distance from the hotel.

This hotel is placed within proximity to gardens and a wildlife park.

The venue is notable for the beautiful location within a 40-minute drive to Southwest Florida Reg airport.

Rooms

West Wind Inn comes with an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, a patio, climate control and IDD telephone in all rooms. Other comforts include a small fridge, coffee/tea makers and a microwave for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Poolside bar offers various types of tea and coffee.

Services

There are bicycles and cars for rent on site.

Relax

Beach facilities at West Wind Inn include a beach bar, outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas. Such activities as mountain biking, volleyball and fishing are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   103.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water Sports
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Bay view
  • Pool view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

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City Center
  • Sanibel Island
    1.2 mi
Airports
Beaches
  • Gulfside City Park Beach
    1.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    103

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 2835 sq. feet
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  • Bathtub
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    Bed type: Double beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 3445 sq. feet
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    Studio, 2 Double Beds, Kitchenette, Gulf or Garden View

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      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel West Wind Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
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        Hotel Address:

        3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Sanibel Island
          1.2 mi
        Airports
        Beaches
        • Gulfside City Park Beach
          1.4 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          103

        West Wind Inn Location

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.2 mi

        Museums

        • Bailey Matthews Shell Museum - 4600 ft
        • Big Arts Ctr - 1.9 mi

        Parks

        Local attractions

        • The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum - 5000 ft
          3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
        • Gulfside City Park Beach - 1.4 mi
          Sanibel Island, FL
        • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 1.8 mi
          950 Dunlop Road
        • The Island Cinema - 1.4 mi
          535 Tarpon Bay Rd
        • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife CROW - 1.5 mi
          3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road

        Near the hotel

        • Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation - 4500 ft
          3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            103
          Hotels nearby
          Captiva Island Inn
          3 stars
          14 km

          West Wind Inn Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at West Wind Inn

          Average guest rating

          8.4out of 10
          Superb
          Based on 59 reviews

          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple
            7.4

            Great location and price. The hotel was very quiet and clean.

            Was not made aware that a credit card was mandatory or pay an extra 22percent charge that wil be refunded later by the bank after ccheckout.They didnt explain the beach chair and umbrellas if they where available. The room where clean but had mildew smell.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            Great location and the pool was nice.

            The rooms were small and out dated. The bathroom was remodeled, but the woodwork was filthy and beat up. The door to outside had glass panels and the outside hall lights kept us up at night. We found several cockroaches in the room.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Would like to see how the redone rooms look, everthing was nice.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            quiet, clean and private rooms with private screened balconies.Lovely view of courtyard and shell loaded beach looking at the Gulf of Mexico. Being at the end of hotel row, very few people on the nice, quiet beach. Will come back again.

            Would like to have seen a couple of plates in the kitchen, along with a fork/knife or something. That and the dog that was yapping on the balcony more than once in the room next door... when no pets are allowed. Will Still come back ...

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            We have been long time visitors to Sanibel, usually to condos, but were very impressed with the comfort of staying in a motel without the motel feeling. Well located, good restaurant, very convenient. We would stay there again.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            -The newly remodeled bathroom -location is ideal for shelling and long beach walks -the restaurant serves good food in an upscale environment

            -Retro design

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Value and location. Had everything needed for a private weekend.

            Setting and location. Pool, beach, people, freindliness, rooms with porch to enjoy

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            Easy booking at this time of year. Prices was right. All convenient amenities such as laundry,daily bed making,nice bar,and excellent and friendly staff.

            the ants in room were plentiful, however were exterminated quickly in unit #220. I sliped and fell trying to get off the beach. You need a set of steps down to small beach area. We intended to set on the beach, however there was almost no where to sit due to erosion. A deck close to the beach with steps down to the beach would have been lovely. Guest could then enjoy the gulf and sun on a deck near the small beach. All in All we had an enjoyable time. Please let me know if you install a sun bathing deck near the beach with acess to the beach. I would like to visit with you again. Thank You, Beverly Ann Bump

          • Single
            7.8

            Great location! Located steps from the beach. Nice full size kitchenette.

            No elevator (at least in the building I stayed in) and I had to drag 80lb suitcase up and down the stairs.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Very pleasant and relatively inexpensive stay, quiet, with a good breakfast at its restaurant.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Excellent value, nice and quiet for a relaxing get away.

            Thought the bed was a little hard...I think you could replace beds with better quality/pillow top.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The atmosphere...friendly people, super clean room and bathroom, on-site restaurant with excellent, friendly service and great food (we only ate breakfasts there), sparkling clean pool with lots of lounge chairs and tables, pool-side bar/cafe, and the obvious to-notch maintenance of the Inn and grounds. The beach is beautiful...one of the best for shelling with a productive sand bar at low tide. We'll definitely go back and having been home only one day, we'd go again tomorrow if we could.

            There was nothing to dislike.

          • Couple
            3.2

            They have bed bugs. We check out immediately that morning upon making the bed when we noticed the bugs. The staff came and saw the bugs for themselves. They offered us another room but that hotel is filthy. We left and thank god holiday inn had a few rooms left and we spent the remainder of our trip there without any further bed bugs. When we arrived home we put everything in the garage an immediately washed all of our belongings not even bringing the suitcases into our home. West wind inn needs to do a serious overhaul of their facilities.

          • Couple
            9.6

            The atmosphere was relaxing.

            Would be nice if the pool bar or the bar in the Normandie stayed open till 1 am . If I'm driving, I have 1-2 drinks. That said, if either bar had "bar hours", they would get more business & not have customers driving back drunk from somewhere else.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            The small ledge in the shower that holds the shampoo broke off when I put the shampoo on it and could have hurt my 3 year old daughter. When we called to report what happened, the hotel staff just said they will fill out a service report. Never asked if everyone was ok. 3 days later I have a huge bruise on my shin from blocking it so it wouldn't hit my daughter.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel West Wind Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Sanibel Island
            1.2 mi
          Airports
          Beaches
          • Gulfside City Park Beach
            1.4 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            103