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Recent Westwinds reviews

  • Great Spring Break 2015

    "Our family had a wonderful time at Westwinds in the Sandestin Resort. We rented a unit from Marcella #4727. Marcella was great, quick to respond with any questions we had. My husband and I stayed with our two teenage children and had a blast. The condo was clean and updated. We loved the deck with the comfortable furniture and great view of the pool and the ocean. We will go back. Great time, thank you Marcella!!"
    Guest: Spring Break 2015 Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
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  • Perfect Spring Break!

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: This condo was perfectly situated. The view and breeze from the ocean facing balcony was fantastic. We loved looking over the tops of the palm trees out into the ocean. It reminded us of Hawaii. The pool was a short walk from the building and the ocean with the most beautiful white, soft sand was just beyond that. The apartment layout worked well for our family of 6. The beds were comfortable and the condo was clean. However, the master bedroom had a damp musty smell that got better during the day, but never fully went away. When we called the management company we were told it's been a wet season and they would bring air freshner...which they did. I think it needed a dehumidifier and/or a ventilation check. We cooked some meals at the condo and it was well stocked with all the cooking utencils we needed. The one thing that would have been more convienient is to stock the condo with at least a couple packets of dishwasher detergent and dish soap. We rented bikes for the 5 days we were there and rode them all over SanDestin. The bike paths were mostly flat, wide, and smooth. It was maybe a mile ride to the Harbor and Baytown Wharf. That was definately a favorite family activity. We enjoyed this trip so much and would love to come back."
    Guest: A guest from Mason, OH Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
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  • 10 week stay

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was clean. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: GBR provided good service while we stayed and were very fast at fixing both the constantly running toilet and the broken heat pump, even offering to move us to a unit in another building. We loved the placement of the unit, but we were very disappointed at the level of cleaning on our arrival when compared to other units and agencies we have dealt with. We did inform the office, but not immediately. Admittedly, in fairness to GBR they stated they have a high standard for cleaning crews and we should have told them immediately to rectify the situation. However, first impressions counted with us and we felt that paying for a substantial cleaning fee of $160 should guarantee a substantial level of cleaning so we re-cleaned much of the area ourselves to our satisfaction and did not wish the possibility of the original cleaning crew returning disgruntled. In fairness, Gibson Beach Rentals offered to clean the bedcover immediately, and did so. But from the first night and many days later we found many items very off-putting - many of them places hands could not avoid touching; the back of doors, including main entry door, all around handles, light switches, and in the case of the one bathroom, coffee or coke runs down the door frame. These were in plain sight and so noticeably dirty as was the ingrained dirt on the ottoman and the rugs. The agency replied that washing wall and paint areas take more time and usually such things are noted on their annual inspection and deep clean but due to the high occupancy through the fall, they were unable to schedule the deep clean before our arrival. We sincerely hope that this year the deep clean will include the rugs and some of the upholstered items because the unit is a good place to stay otherwise and the rental agency has acted both professionally and been very helpful."
    Guest: A guest from , Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 12, 2015
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  • Absolutely the Best!!

    "We just got back from this vacation and we couldn't believe the amazing accommodations of this unit! This place was stunning and looked like it had just recently finished a remodel (maybe not, but it looks like it was close to brand new!). The furnishings were simple but elegant, definitely not what I was expecting from a rental unit. This is our 4th year in Westwinds and this has been our favorite unit by far! We've normally stayed on the West side of the building and were concerned that since this one was east facing that the other buildings on the Sandestin property would obstruct the view, but that was not the case at all, still gorgeous views and watching the sunrise was stunning in the mornings! Each room was simply decorated, with plenty of storage space and not to many things sitting around (we have small children so generally end up moving small decorative objects to keep it from getting broken or choked on). The kitchen was amazing and well equipped with beautiful granite and stainless appliances. There was ample room in the dining area for us to eat several meals family style at the table, but also a bar for the kids to sit at and eat. The only problem we had was with the fridge, the ice maker was broken, but the property manager quickly sent someone to fix it. But even after it was fixed, it was very slow to make ice. No worries because we usually end up buying ice for our coolers anyway. The fridge door also didn't close with a simple swing of the door, it required you to actively push it closed....again not even close to affecting the pleasant nature of our surroundings, just something minor to note. I cannot emphasize enough how overwhelmed we were at the absolutely amazing condo and can enthusiastically recommend this unit for anyone looking to stay at Westwinds!"
    Guest: LovesSandestin Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 2014
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