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Nestled on the beach, this Sanibel hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Gulfside City Park, and Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum. Sanibel Historical Museum and Village and Sanibel Historical Village and Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

At West Wind Inn, hit the beach, dine onsite at Normandie, or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges.

Room Amenities

All 104 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and balconies or patios. Other amenities available to guests include cable TV, DVD players, and coffee makers.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at West Wind Inn like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

West Wind Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 104 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Beach bar 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8:30 AM and 11 AM.

Normandie - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Upper Deck Pool Bar - This poolside café specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • West Wind Inn
  • West Wind Inn Sanibel
  • West Wind Sanibel
  • Wind Inn
  • West Wind Hotel Sanibel Island
  • West Wind Sanibel Island