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West Wind Inn

1,597 reviews
+1 239-472-1541

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking

Beachside Fun at West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island

What Do the Rooms Include?

Guest rooms and suites at West Wind Inn have wonderful views of the Gulf or gardens, and are well-appointed with a host of amenities for a memorable stay. Refrigerators, microwaves, safes, televisions with cable service, and DVD players come standard in all rooms. Remain connected to the outside world with the available complimentary wireless Internet access.

What Amenities Does West Wind Inn Offer?

The Normandie Seaside Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the Upper Deck pool-side bar serves a variety of beverages and has a full lunch menu. Relax in the shade on the white-sand beach, or if you prefer, take a dip in the heated swimming pool. Rent a bike and explore the island using the designated bike paths. Other features include shuffleboard courts, tennis courts, and a koi pond.

How Much Will a Stay at West Wind Inn Cost?

This is one of the cheapest hotels in Sanibel, with rates starting at $155 for a regular room, and $175 for a suite.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Spend a day at the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Center which has more than 245 species of birds on over 6,400 acres of mangrove forest. Take a cruise to the outer islands and watch dolphins frolicking in the waters. Enjoy a live performance at the Herb Strauss Theater. Go snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, and sailing in the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

What’s the Bottom Line?

This beachside hotel is reasonably priced and is at the center of the action on Sanibel Island, making it the perfect choice for a vacation stay.

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3345 West Gulf Drive
Sanibel, FL 33957
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User Highlights
"Fantastic location on the beach" "Great access to beach"
"Superb location" "Location was fantastic"
100% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
90% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Great swimming pool" "Excellent pool"
Clean pool, said 100%.
"Superb staff at check in" "Staff was excellent"
83% thought the service was very professional.
Housekeeping was ok, according to 67%.
"We couldn't get Egg" "No Continental breakfast"
62% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Free bikes" "Cheap beach chair"
The price was too high for 53%.
62% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Excellent accommodations" "AC worked perfectly"
71% said rooms were small.
65% complained about the bathroom.
"Beach chairs are old" "Inn looks old"
78% criticized the unstylish hotel.
90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Mattresses were old" "Old fashioned air conditioner"
71% said rooms were small.
62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
"Lack of internet" "Missing Wi-fi"
82% said the wifi quality was bad.
Wellness Area
"There was no hot tub" "No hot tub"

Good to know...

Pleasant hotel grounds
Beach nearby
Rooms could be larger
Beds need improvement
Expert Reviews
Families and couples flock to this resort for its upscale, West Gulf Drive location on the residential side of the island. Rooms vary from regular guest rooms with efficiencies (microwave...
Hotel Information
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Resort Fee: USD 19.95 per accommodation, per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible