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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I knew what I was getting before I arrived, however, I was unaware that they bought the surrounding motels around them and combined them into one. It has a really relaxed atmosphere. The room was big enough for what I was there for, too many plugs plugged into one socket, little bit of a fire hazard, but you have to...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear 922Bill, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms were nice! We were impressed and loved how there was a little kitchen area with dishes and glasses, a little living room and the bedroom in the back. Staff was super friendly too. Totally didn't expect the rooms to be as nice as they were so don't judge too quickly!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Caitlin T, I m so glad you "Loved" your recent stay at our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 10 November 2016

I love Southwinds so much, that I would never consider anywhere else! Every visit gets better and better and the staff is incredible. This was my first visit back since they did so many improvements and the place looks amazing!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Losi W, I was so pleased to read that you not only are a returning guest but that you really like all of our improvements over the past year. We look forward to your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 10 November 2016

stayed @ south winds several years back w, my son. We both enjoyed it then. I had the opportunity to take a couple of days with my best friend turning 65. could not remember the name of the place so I called my son, he remembered it right away... beautiful, well maintained, clean, comfortable beds, great pools... And last but...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Lee C, Thank you so much for this great review of our Motel. Claudia and Juan are two of the many superstars that work hard everyday to insure all are guest stays are memorable. We look forward to your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 10 November 2016

I wanted to take a short, memory making getaway with my mother and daughter to Key West and was at first taken aback by the price of hotels/motels/inns in the area. I came across Southwinds while researching MANY places to stay, read the reviews and decided to give it a try. We were very pleased with our stay. I cannot...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear lauradky1, Thank you so much for this fantastic review of our motel and I was so pleased that you choose our motel based on our reviews. Our staff works hard everyday to make sure that every guests stay is memorable. We look forward to your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed for 4 nights during MOTM 2016. The location was perfect. The property was clean, had 3 pools and was very convenient. Our room was a little outdated and lacked some basic furnishings, but overall was clean and very comfortable. Beds were VERY comfortable.

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear tigerlilee64, Thank you for this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Spent five nights at this great motel. Checked in with Donna who was very nice and helpful. Our assigned room was small for two people so we requested a room change. Right away we were moved to a very large room. Had a nice kitchenette and walk in closet with vanity that I really appreciated. Housekeeping was of standards of...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle A, Thank you so much for the "GREAT" review of our motel. Donna is one of the many superstars that we have that work hard everyday to insure you and all our guests have a fantastic stay in Key West. We look forward to being your motel of choice on each and every visit you make to Key...

Malabar, Florida
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We took off for a long weekend. booked nothing,Planned nothing..We are very happy we stayed there.On our next trip we will book ahead,and stay there our whole trip.Everyone was very nice and we wanted for nothing. Herman,,an employee there was very attentive and cheerful.He made sure we had everything we needed, Thanks a lot.!!!!(See ya when we come back) The...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear marckeighton123, Thank you so much for this great review of our motel. I was so pleased to read that we exceed your expectations and that you are looking forward to coming back to stay with us again. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Ft. Lauderdale
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Very clean. Claudia is so sweet and made our stay very pleasurable. The prices are amazing for Key West. Don't let the name MOTEL scare you. It is nothing like a motel. Will definitely be staying there again!!

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Candice C, Thank you for calling our Motel a "Hidden Gem". Claudia is one of our many superstars that works hard everyday to make all our guest feel welcome and happy. We look forward to hosting your next visit to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for fantasy fest and were happy with the hotel. The two reasons I dont give 5 stars are: 1- Price, $400 for a night is not on the cheap side although maybe the date had a lot to do with it. 2- Hard to reach office. We called a couple of times ahead of our...

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SMSJEH, Owner at Southwinds Motel, responded to this review

Dear Amacho00, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of our motel. We look forward to hosting your next trip to Key West. All the best, Jim Heineman VP Operations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean affordable motel rooms only 1 block from Duval Street at the Southernmost point of the Island of Key West. Many restaurants and shops within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southwinds Motel

Address: 1321 Simonton St, Key West, FL 33040-3113
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key West
Price Range: $200 - $517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southwinds Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Key West
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“Some rooms off 3 pools in several buildings, others overlooking parking spaces. Know what size room you are getting if that matters to you.”
 of 5 bubbles tannec, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This place is nice and quiet, rooms numbers in 50s & 60s are close to the main pool. We stayed at room 58. Great Room.”
 of 5 bubbles christopheraM151KS, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location but close to everything”
 of 5 bubbles 305audreyf, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It's a motel so the view is always the car or parking lot. All seem quiet with one of 3 pools nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles 311charlesg, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Close to everything yet far enough away that we had peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lisa1972c, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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