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2.5 of 5 Condominium   |   420 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

The condos are a good deal as they are close to the beach, have a decent sized pool, and a good seafood restaurant in walking distance. The downside is that every time you are outside it smells like fried fish, and parking is a hassle with a very small lot for the hotel and restaurant valet traffic. The building could... More

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English, Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have stayed in Gulf Shores since the 80s. We owned a condo and got down several times during the year. Early 90s we sold our condo but continued to come down once a year and rented at that time. For the past several years we stayed in Sea Winds. While we loved the condo itself we could not deal... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in unit 181. The first thing we noticed was the smell in our unit. Just OLD smelling and yuck. The unit is very outdated. Needs a remodel. Both bathtubs have issues. The bedding is old and needs replaced. The mattresses are HARD AS A ROCK! There were spiderwebs, a dead spider, and eggs attached to pillow in one... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

we have stayed at the Boardwalk for three years in a row and always stay in unit 785. as for the other comments ..yes the parking is tight but the owners told us up front and besides it's so close to everything we park and stay....as for the condo.. it's very clean and has everything you need for a family... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

After reading the reviews of this place we where hesitant about our condo. However once we got in we where pleasantly surprised! We did not have one complaint about the room. It was clean, every room had a tv and the kitchen was fully equipped. However, we ran into our problems outside of the room. The first problem is parking.... More

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Cedartown, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our first time at Gulf Shores, and I loved it! The condo was in a perfect spot. All rooms face the beach, and that's what we wanted. The condo was nicely decorated and was updated. Comfortable bed and granite. The parking lot was small, but every evening when we came in, the valet made sure we had a... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely loved the view from the 8th floor. The condo was cutely decorated. When we first walked into the condo I had an asthma attack from the mold. My husband inspected the air conditioned and found that the A coil and inside the air conditioned were green. There were towels available but they were rough and thin. We used our... More

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texas
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

First of all, it's in a great location. That's where the positives end though. The complex itself is just low rent. Parking is a NIGHTMARE! Just the stress of trying to park here was enough to ruin my vacation. Issue is that there is a restaurant on the beach behind the complex, and no priority is given to people renting... More

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Dothan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Like many other reviews, I will agree that the location is great. It is not great enough to merit the awful quality of the unit we stayed in. ALL the dishes in the unity were filthy. The refrigerator was rusting on the side. The sheets in one of the bedrooms were FULL of sand. Lampshades, sinks, and coffee table were... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Boardwalk is located on the beach, just a few blocks from Hwy 59 in Gulf shores. The beach is beautiful; pool is great. Parking is limited, with overflow lot across the street. My family group rented several condos. Ours, Unit 181, was clean and comfortable, but outdated. However, when we complained about a sticking door, management had it fixed within... More

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Address: 420 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Location: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Boardwalk 2.5*
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