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The Islander

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502 Gulfshore Dr., Destin, FL 32541
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came back to the islander in the offseason and I must say our stay was exceptional! Beautiful accommodations. Nice friendly people everywhere. It was nice enough weather to sit on the beach. No crowds. I highly highly recommend this place!!!

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Thank Stacy D
St. Louis, Mo.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When searching for a room they have great virtual tour videos of the interiors. However, there is no outside view shown from the unit. You can not see what your ocean view will be. Unit 603 is awesome inside but I have no idea what the outside view will be. They should post pictures looking out from the units.

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Thank Archmark
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, if you click on the unit # e.g.603 all the still pictures come up, with very clear balcony views. The VR tour is next to the unit #. Also when you click on the unit # in reservations all the pictures come up. More 

Sugar Hill, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The condos were roomy, but need updates. They were clean and everything worked well. The staff was very friendly. It's right on the beach, but you can't see the beach from the room (maybe at the higher floors, but we were at 1). We really liked the walk out patio.

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1 Thank redscorp25
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for your review we hope you will come back and see us again. More 

Sugar Land
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

From this condo only about 50 feet walking to the white sandy beach. It's nice beach with beautiful emerald colored water. Be careful to select the unit, as they are not all the same. Some are updated. The one I stayed 304 needs some updating to replace the old worn carpet.

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3 Thank Shu G
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, please note that 304 is a bronze unit and all our units are priced according to quality, as we like to give our guests the most bang for the buck. More 

Warren, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stayed here in late August in unit 311 with the family. The unit was very clean and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. We had a sunset view which was spectacular and we could also see the summer Thursday night fireworks from our balcony. The two pools were very well maintained and there was a short walk to... More 

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1 Thank moonflee
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for you review, we hope to see you again on our sugar white beaches. More 

Coppell, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Exceeded my expectations. Stayed in Unit 308 with great view of gulf and pool. Clean and well stocked kitchen. Very short walk to beach. 2 nice pools. Family oriented. Would recommend this for any couple or family and will stay here again!

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2 Thank Ann S
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and hope you will come back and see us next year ! More 

Grapevine, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Took the family for a beachside vacation and absolutely loved out selection. Stayed in unit 217 and loved the condo. The pictures do not do it justice. The balcony is a pleasure in the early morning & evening. Enjoyed our coffee and continental breakfast watching the boats leaving the harbor. And absolutely loved the sunsets. If you have not seen... More 

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IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review we really appreciate your business and hope that you will be able to come and see us again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Ok so when I arrived the lady Latoya I believe was friendly and informative. I went to my room. Left my bags near the door. I just wanted to relax. I noticed a roach crawling across the living room floor. I killed it. I went to Target to get groceries went into the kitchen another roach. I went to report... More 

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IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

This guest had an unfortunate experience in that she found two small bugs in her unit, one was allegedly floating in the toilet. The unit had been checked that afternoon with no bugs found, the whole building had been sprayed a couple of days previously. The usual reason for a bug to appear is for the sliding glass doors to... More 

Imperial, mo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed with 30 family members. Steve was most accommodating. Allen set up our beach chairs every AM. They even let us use palm room at night 4 game night. I can't say enough good things about The Islander! Will never go anywhere else. We are all ready setting up our dates to go back next year. On Monday nights... More 

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IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

We all appreciate the great comments you made about the Islander and hope you will be able to come back and see us next year. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in 615. It had a nice view of beach and one of the pools. Condo was big enough for 4 adults and 1 kid. Daily activities for kids on site as well as 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, and of course the beautiful beach! Our only complaint was the sofa with sleeper was not comfortable to sit or... More 

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1 Thank Drake407
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for the great response for your stay at the Islander, we hope you will come back and see us next year. More 

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