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3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   4830 Main Street, Orange Beach, AL 36561
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The Wharf
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
sprat311 Fairhope, Alabama
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fairhope, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of my favorite places to stay in the Orange Beach area. We park our cars and don't get in them until we have to leave. I have staying in many of the units there but the one I like the most is 901. I love the pool and I love that you can go out and walk... More

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Des Allemands, LA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this same unit 2 years in a row and recommend it to all our friends. You never have to leave the resort there are so many activities to keep you busy. We love the Oasis, it's never crowded.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Wharf has everything that you could want without the "beach". However, there is a beach at the Lazy River which we love! Park your car and walk everywhere, or take the shuttle to the pool. They do frown upon you bringing your own alcohol and drinks to the pool area, unfortunately. Shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment, arcade...There's something for every... More

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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We drove in from Ohio, long drive but it was worth it. We had kids ranging from 2 to 18 years old. The pool had everything to offer these kids, the wave pool was great even for the 2 year old. The staff at the pool bar were terrible I mean terrible! They Didn't want to be there it appeared.... More

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Eclectic, Alabama
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It's a beautiful place to stay but there are a lot of downsides. If you want to go to the pool, you have a long wait to ride a golf cart unless you want to hike it. The swimming area is nice, but the guy at the gate seemed to be a jerk. Long story short, not worth the money.

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Chandler, Arizona
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135 reviews 135 reviews
17 hotel reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Took 3 trys to get emailed terms of condo rental. Place was full of kids so can be noisy at times all condos have balconies with bar-b-que. They have cancelation fees, change fees and once they bill full amount no refunds. I used a card I had not used in over a year. After they final billed me the same... More

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Clermont, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Room was amazing with beautiful views of the waterway on the backside. Rooms are located in the middle of a shopping/dining/entertainment district called The Wharf. Which is cute, albeit rather noisy at night. The Wharf has a "nighttime spectacular" 3 nights a week which can be heard from inside your room. It's not super loud, but noticeable. Area also has... More

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Niceville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Although the view out the back over the Intracoastal is spectacular, our unit was directly at the end of Main Street, which had noise and music night and day. If you go, be sure to get a condo either with a low number or a high number. Numbers that end with 10-18 are in the middle of the building. In... More

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

All the advertisements we saw gives you the idea that there is tons to do. But there is nothing really appealing about this area. The light show is ok but nothing special. It was a waste of time. The arcade is overpriced and has very limited games so when several people were there you had to wait for games. Don't... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice room. Customer service was awful!!! Check in was at 3. They kept saying room was not available. Didn't get in room until after 4. Called to see if something could be done and the only response was would you like a dirty room. Would not even let us speak to supervisor. This place sucks!! Do not rent!!

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Address: 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach, AL 36561
Location: United States > Alabama > Orange Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wharf 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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