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Avon Lake, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We stayed one week during the month of July, 2013. It was terrific. The management is keen on creating a stress-free stay. It's not posh but it's a very clean facility with everything you need to create a memorable vacation. The location is somewhat secluded, but very close to shopping and other vacation attractions. Looking for quiet and a more...

Thank Amie S
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Awesome Vacation. This was our second year in a row that we stay at Tropical Winds in Sanibel Florida, and let me tell you, we have officially named Sanibel our hidden Jewel. If peace, tranquility, and total relaxation is what you're looking for, this is the spot. And of course to separate it from the rest of the beaches out...

Thank Drakethepet
Kemah, Texas
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Loved this, in every respect. The beach is wide and deep, with no other hotels or public beach access close by. We found sand dollars, saw a manatee and porpoises, rode bikes to Captiva and around the island, and swam in the pool to cool off after a day at the beach. The cottages are old Florida: terrazo floors, wall...

1Thank CaptBrent
Wauconda, Illinois
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I will start with THE BEST MANAGERS ever!!- this place is nice- little older style cottages- VERY clean short walk to beach.....but thanks to Stephanie and Luke this place become so much more. They really know how to run the business and make you feel as part of their family ...any of your needs are accomodated , they are so...

1Thank lucieza1
Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 8 June 2013

The best hotel by far with private beach, cute old florida cottage on beach. Oscar our dog loves it here, staff is very accommodating for dogs with welcome baskets including treats and beach towels. Staff is knowledgeable about area and have list of restaurants for you and the dog.

2Thank Trvlndawg
Sarasota, FL
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We have stayed at Tropical Winds at least five times. We love it...so does our dog. The new managers are wonderful and the place is clean and well kept. If I had one complaint, it would be the furniture. Since Sanibel is not known for its night life, you do spend your evenings in your room. The furniture is so...

Thank sandyrose749
Dunedin, Florida, United States
Reviewed 29 April 2013

What an amazing weekend. Renewed our vows on the beautiful beach at sunset. Beach is amazing, tons of shells and our cottage was perfect. Rented the 2 bedroom/2 bath cottage with another couple and it was immaculate. Luke and Stephanie (managing couple) make you feel at home the moment you arrive and couldn't have been nicer. They were on top...

2Thank Valerie D
Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We stayed here for two nights, as quick great away. Luke and Stephanie are great. Very helpful. We stayed in #10. It is the one bedroom cottage, by the beach. A short stroll to the beach. From the living room, you can see the beach. Not a fan of the window A/C, but it works. Good times with the dog....

Thank Paul_From_Seminole
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I would highly recommend Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages to anyone visiting Sanibel Island! It is an oceanfront property with an outstanding location near the Sanibel/ Captiva Island exchange which allows you to maximize every minute you are on the island. The owners/managers are truly lovely and know the island extremely well so can give you great recommendations on whatever...

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We just got back to Ohio today after 8 wonderful days on Sanibel Island. We once again stayed at Tropical Winds. It is such a beautiful beach there and we loved the new managers, Luke & Stephanie (and Holly, of course!) Very friendly people and willing to help make your stay comfortable and relaxing. This is not a high traffic/party...

Thank LuvtheSanibelSun

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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 Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $362 - $625 (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”
 of 5 bubbles Iamwhereswaldo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit 7 near ocean was clean and updated.”
 of 5 bubbles 484ClaudiaC, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call to make sure rate is as advertised”
 of 5 bubbles FortMyersRecycler, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any rooms but #5 are ok - #5 is just too small”
 of 5 bubbles SLynnS01, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room #6 - it was recently updated.”
  • Queen bed
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  • 2 Full size beds
 of 5 bubbles javiincf, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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