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Gulf Winds East

3.0 of 5 Condominium   |   2800 Scenic Gulf Dr., Destin, FL 32550
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014
Ashley F Springfield, Illinois
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Illinois
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The condos were right across the street from the beach, the beach area was not crowded at all. There was also a pool in the center, very warm, did not feel refreshing on hot days. The condos were nice, two bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, nice kitchen and dining area. I would love to stay here again!

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We love Gulf Winds East condo #25! Our friends use to own it and it was always clean and tidy! For the other condos (we've also stayed in #3): Usually, the kitchen is clean and bathrooms, etc, but the bedding and furniture does need a little updating, and looked rather "dingy." We love the location and the pool (even though... More

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Greenwood, MS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

These were nice condos. They're designed like town homes, so living area and kitchen are downstairs and bedrooms are upstairs. I think some of the units offer a gulf view; however, we had a view of the pool. To get to the beach, we had to walk around to the front of the units and cross the street. Pictures of... More

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Nashville
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I have come to Destin for the last 25 years and have never had such a bad experience at ANY condo! We decided to go during off-season hoping to enjoy a little piece and quiet. Quiet, maybe, peace, NO! The part time "residents" (snowbirds) were about as rude as they possibly could be. They complained about the fact that we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

After being there at condo #19 for 2 days, our children started getting sick. After some investigating, we found black mold in all the vents in every room. We contacted maintenance and the manager. We had to leave. They did not find us another place to stay. We hadn't had a vacation in 5 years. We were devastated. Not to... More

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baton rouge,la
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

This was my first trip to Destin, FL. It was 15 of us and we booked 3 condo's. 5 in one, 6 in one and 4 in one. All of the condo's were nice. All of the condo's had 2 bedrooms (1 Queen bed and two twin beds) with a Queen sleeper sofa. My room also had a roll away... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

this is Miramar Beach not Destin. The building is bringing back memories from 3's company, where was Mr. Roper? We booked 2 bedrooms with 2 queens we got 1 queen and 1 bunk bed, 1 twin and one really thin sofa bed that you could not sleep on unless you had a back of steel. I had my 20 year... More

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Tulsa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

Location Location.......we came in September and it was great. Located right across the street from the beach and down the road from Pompano Joes! WONDERFUL LOCATION. The condo was very clean and roomy. Our check in and out was pleasant and we totally enjoyed our stay! We go to Destin every year from Oklahoma but first time to stay here.... More

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Heartland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

Our 1st family trip in years and our 1st trip to Destin. This was a last minute vacation and I anticipated not being able to find reasonable accommodations. The townehouse we stayed in exceeded our expectations. It was very affordable, roomy and well equipped for comfort and convenience. It was right across the street from the beach and down the... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

Good accomodations, sugar sand, and beverages. Only PROBLEM was that Poppy's restaurant decided to close 2 hours early AFTER we called and were told that they would be open till they quit serving or at least until 10:00 pm. We got there at 8:00 pm and were told that they had already shut down the kitchen. The manager, (a short,... More

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Address: 2800 Scenic Gulf Dr., Destin, FL 32550
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gulf Winds East 3*
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