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White Sands Inn & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4415 Commons Drive East, Destin, FL 32541 (Formerly Country Inn & Suites Destin)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa M Jackson, Mississippi, United States
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jackson, Mississippi, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upon arriving I read several reviews and was concerned about the upkeep of the hotel. When we entered the first thing my kids saw was the cookies in the lobby and they couldn't wait to get some and every time we left lol. Once my family checked in I was very surprised. I didn't see anything broken my family stayed... More

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Houma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel through Hotwire Hot Deals so I had no way of knowing what hotel it was. I was very upset that this was the hotel after I saw the reviews. Hotwire was very misleading in the description making customers think it was a leading hotel. The staff was very nice and this is the only nice thing... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family visited the week of July 4 and really enjoyed our visit. The staff was very friendly. Our room was clean and the pool was great! We enjoyed the big breakfast that was provided each morning also. We will defiantly recommend this hotel and will visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the staff was friendly. My family has been staying here for the past 3 years was there in July 2014 and the only problem I had was it was hard to get towels. It was like it was a shortage. I realize that people take hotel towels but they should have had more. Don't know if we will... More

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florida
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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was formerly a country inn and suites, so it has that Early American KMart decorating style... right On the golf course in Kelly plantation, great location, close to Destin Commons Mall and all local attractions.what's kind of quirky about this place is a personnel and the decorating.whenever I stayed there I felt like it was a cross between an insane... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked this through hotwire because it said it was 3 stars, but we disagreed and got a refund with them. I'm sure it was nice a few decades ago but they are in need of new furniture, carpets, and mold resistant walls (see pictures). The smell was musty and I agree with the other review about needing to throw... More

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Douglasville, Georgia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I booked this under Country Inn and Suites and then later it was sold to White Sands Inn and Suites. Staff were wonderful and breakfast buffet was delicious. HOWEVER, the rooms are a mess. Our suite had an old wobbly table and 2 wobbly chairs. Carpet needs replacing. We had rented the suite for myself, my daughter and my 5... More

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Hampton, Georgia
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27 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Some reviewers correctly mentioned that this Inn is in need of renovation; maybe that is why Country Inns and Suites sold it. Carpets need replacing and there is a little musty smell. That would rate an average review at best but I boosted it because of the positives including: Very nice staff, very competitive pricing, clean rooms, good location, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights....better than expected by far... comfortable beds and pillows...nice pool..the breakfast was one of the better ones that I've had with a nice selection.. overall for the $ spent it was the best deal of any comparable hotel. I'd definitely stay here again!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

White Sands was a GREAT value for the money. First impression was not great because its in a shopping mall but it's on the main road which takes you to the public beaches and Harbor Walk Village so the location was actually very good. Room was a little musty at first but the AC got rid of that immediately. The... More

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Address: 4415 Commons Drive East, Destin, FL 32541 (Formerly Country Inn & Suites Destin)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — White Sands Inn & Suites 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Country Inn & Suites Destin Hotel Destin
Country Inn And Suites Destin
Country Inn Destin
Destin Country Inn

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Destin
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Full complimentary hot deluxe breakfast with rotating menu, heated pool, fitness center, 5 minute drive to the closest public beach access. It is easy to pass the day on the outdoor patio at the White Sands Inn & Suites of Destin. The heated pool and hot tub are surrounded by greenery and comfortable seating. Complimentary cookies and coffee available 24/7. The hotel also makes a great base camp for visiting local attractions, including award-winning golf courses and white-sand beaches. Its rooms and suites are clean. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Walking distance to a variety of restaurants and shopping, adjacent to Shops at Paradise Keys shopping center. ... more   less 
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