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Lebanon, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

If location is your desire ... they have it. A private beach, quite, peaceful and friendly. Your at "camp" with room service. Think of it that way. Ask them anything and they will help you. Northeast owners and managers.

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We enjoyed having you & your wife stay with us. We are so glad you enjoyed the peace & serenity Tropical Winds has to offer! Hopefully we will see you again! Cheryl & Luke Lawrence

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Cottage #1 a charming one bedroom that actually has enough beds for 6 but I think you'd feel cramped with that many people. Our family of 3 was very comfortable. Is it the Ritz? No, but depending on what type of traveler you are, that's why you'll love it as we did. It's clean, homey & has...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed the peace & solitude tropical Winds have to offer! We hope to see you again some time soon! Cheryl & Luke Lawrence

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Last of the motels I stayed in out of four spots. Loved both my hosts, and needed their down to earth friendliness by week 2 of being on my own. Feeling disconnected. Rooms were homes! I guess I didn't read descriptions but they far surpassed what I thought I booked. Real kitchens! Only small negative was I wanted to be...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We enjoyed you staying with us and will actually take you up on your suggestion to stay at the state park one day. We are glad you found solitude here. We look forward to your next stay. Call us direct, and we will give you a 10% return guest discount. Cheryl & Luke Lawrence

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We wished the room was a bit larger and the amenities were not up to our standards. Only gave us soap. Thought that shampoo would be included. Bring those items with you. But the staff was very good and helpful.

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do not stock the room with shampoo, however if you needed it we could have provided it. Next time please ask and we will be happy to get you what you need. We are glad you found the property quiet & peaceful! We hope to see you again! Cheryl...

Dunlap, Illinois
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was our second stay at Tropical Winds. We have pets and this location is about as perfect for folks like us as imaginable. The motel proper is located in one corner of a U on a VERT quiet residential street. When you stay here, please keep that in mind...you are staying in someone's neighborhood. Continuing, the larger cabins are...

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CherylLawrence, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your feedback. We are especially happy you get to bring your pets! Thank you for your kindness and we look forward to your next stay with us!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I discovered this heavenly place on line. This was a special birthday gift from my wife and sister and our two 4-legged children (Boston Terriers). It is located on a very quiet street on the beach and also convenient to Ding Darling Park, restaurants and stores.The beach is clean and filled with shells and driftwood. Everyone one, most of all,...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We enjoyed having all of you stay with us. Please give Maddy & Riley a hug for us. So glad your 70th Birthday was a joy for you! We look forward to your next visit! Cheryl, Luke Lawrence & Elsie!

Leland, Iowa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our family spends several weeks in Cocoa Beach each winter, and we always like to drive down to Sanibel for a few days while we're there. We usually stay in a hotel in Fort Myers, but with seven of us that requires paying for two rooms. For the same price, we were able to book this great cottage right on...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Anthony for the kind review. We are glad you and your family had plenty of room and enjoyed yourself. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Cheryl & Luke Lawrence General Managers

Köln, Deutschland
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We planed to stay for 3 nights. It was so peaceful and beautiful that we decided to stay for 5 nights than. I think there is almost nothing more to say;) The cottages are clean and well equipped. The beach is literally just in front of the cottages. The stuff was very friendly and helpful. The city with stores, restaurants...

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cfuchs57, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Felix for your kind review. You and your family were such a delight. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. Cheryl & Luke Lawrence

Summerfield, Florida
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is our second trip to this location. Quiet old florida cottages - its own beach and never crowded. Excellent for dogs. comfortable and clean - if you are looking for the Ritz then stay there - this is not that - but it is a very nice spot to stay if you enjoy travelling with your best friend and...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear from our guests about their stay with us. We love to provide that Olde Florida Charm in all of our units. And we adore dogs!!! We hope you think of us next time you come to the island!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Tropical Winds Motel and Cottages, Sanibel...

O'Fallon, Illinois
Reviewed 2 November 2016

These cottages are right on the private beach where amazing seashells wash up on your feet as you stand at the edge of the surf. Piles and piles of shells are located on the beach. It's a sheller's paradise! Cottage was clean and well equipped. Staff were exceptional and very friendly and helpful. Private beach was not at all crowded...

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GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your honest review! We love to hear from our guests about their stay with us. We really do have a "Sheller's Paradise" just steps from our units!!! We hope you think of us next time you come to the island!! Danielle Sales and Marketing Tropical Winds Motel and Cottages, Sanibel FL

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 & Jamaica Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $283 - $497 (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”
Iamwhereswaldo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit 7 near ocean was clean and updated.”
484ClaudiaC, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call to make sure rate is as advertised”
FortMyersRecycler, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any rooms but #5 are ok - #5 is just too small”
SLynnS01, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room #6 - it was recently updated.”
  • Queen bed
  • Bathroom
  • 2 Full size beds
javiincf, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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