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West Wind Inn

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
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Overview of West Wind Inn

West Wind Inn

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanibel Island Southern Beach3 min drive
  • Popular LocationClinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife4 min drive
  • Popular LocationBailey - Matthews Shell Museum5 min drive
  • AirportFort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.)45 min drive

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About this area

Sanibel

Located in Sanibel, West Wind Inn is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Sanibel Island Southern Beach and J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, while Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife and Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum are cultural highlights. Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf and Jungle Golf Ft. Myers are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 3 min drive
  • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife - 4 min drive
  • Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum - 5 min drive
  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 6 min drive
  • Sanibel Historical Village and Museum - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 45 min drive

Restaurants

  • Normandie Seaside Cafe – Restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.
  • Upper Deck Pool Bar – Poolside rooftop bar offering American cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.

About this property

West Wind Inn

3-star hotel on the beach, near Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum
At West Wind Inn, hit the beach, dine onsite at Normandie Seaside Cafe, or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. All 103 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and balconies or patios. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
West Wind Inn offers 103 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:30 AM–11 AM: USD 5-15 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference space (1128 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35.00 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 35.00 per day
2 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 34.95 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 35.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

West Wind Inn
West Wind Inn Sanibel
West Wind Sanibel
Wind Inn
West Wind Hotel Sanibel Island
West Wind Sanibel Island
West Wind Inn Hotel
West Wind Inn Sanibel
West Wind Inn Hotel Sanibel

Frequently asked questions

4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 531 out of 994 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 346 out of 994 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 75 out of 994 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 994 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 994 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The location is fantastic. The beach is fantastic. Staff is very nice and friendly, BUT… - the rooms are super dated for the price you pay - double bed is just way too small to accommodate 2 people - the bathroom is so tiny that you can’t even close the door if you are sitting on the toilet - the decor of the rooms could be improved - ours was decorated with pictures from Tuscany, stale paint, dark oak wood furniture. Make it brighter, light, beachy… this is such a special location, you should Celebrate that, not ignore it - cut the price in half and I’ll be content :) is all I’m saying. But as soon as you step out of the room, it’s heaven.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Nice property. Loud a/c, uncomfortable bed, dated interior.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Would not hesistate to come back here again. Very short walk to beach, updated room with small kitchenette. Adorable screened in porch to sit outside without being in the sun, Beautiful landscaped area. Food at pool bar was delicious and so was the restaurant for breakfast. What I would recommend to the resort is to have beach chairs and umbrellas for purchase. They are only allowed as a resort to put out so many, but there are not enough. At least if we had the option to buy and put out our own, that would help.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The ground were beautiful!! The staff were the most friendly out of any hotel I've ever stayed at
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021