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    Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

    4819 Tradewinds & Jamaica Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
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    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
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    • Average6%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Golf Course
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    1 - 5 of 246 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Old Florida style buildings were very spacious. Extremely close to beach which was very secluded and they have chairs and umbrellas for your use. It is not modern by any means and is older but we found that charming perhaps me more than my wife....More

    Thank jbmoree
    Response from CherylLawrence, General Manager at Tropical Winds Motel & CottagesResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind review! We hope you stay with us again in the near future!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for the first time for a long weekend with my dogs. It was great. The staff was friendly and helpful. The cottages were actually nicer than I expected. They were recently remodeled and were very clean. The beach was amazing. We stayed on...More

    1  Thank MBK12345
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My sister and her family stayed here and we visited them and used the beach, I wish I had stayed there instead of the hotel I stayed at, Tropical Winds has direct beach access and the cottages are really cute.

    Thank Helotail_11
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This place is awesome!! Totally laid back, dog friendly, clean and so close to the beach the earth shakes from the waves crashing down! If you want fancy go down the road this is the place for true outdoor beach loving folks and their dogs....More

    Thank mermaid c
    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    This place is perfect for our "no frills" family. The units are small, but the location is what brought us back. Since we stayed here as a multi-family and knew we were cooking all our meals, we brought extra kitchen supplies which you'll need to...More

    Thank Elizabeth D
    Response from GuestSvsMgmt, Director of Sales at Tropical Winds Motel & CottagesResponded 9 August 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. It looks like you have been able to experience our property all the way around. We hope to continue to have you come back and stay with us!!! We love our repeat guests!! The...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 176 - USD 353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
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    LuvtheSanibelSun
    1 October 2016|
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    To my knowledge we have had zero instances in the last year where we were without water for that length of time. So I am unsure of when you could of stayed here. Reviews and questions are reserved for recent or upcoming... More
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