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The Islander

3.5 of 5 502 Gulfshore Dr., Destin, FL 32541
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Islander 4 years ago and fell in love with it and Destin. We decided to vacation there this year and fell even more in love with both, if that's possible! We stayed in an ocean view condo on the 5th floor and had an amazing view of the Gulf. I could have sat on the balcony... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Islander in October. We stayed in the cottage out in front and to the side of the building. It was very comfortable and quiet. We were a short walk from the pools and beach. We had two bedrooms with king beds and two full baths. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

I loved my stay at The Islander. It's not a new, fancy place, but the whole area is great. The beach is close to the jetties, or you can walk around to Norriego point for a little more seclusion. The free beach chairs are a definite perk and the pools (at least one is heated), hot tub and grilling pavilions... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We just got back from a week-long family vacation at the Islander. The outside areas are well maintained, pool is nice, walking paths, grill & other common areas are pretty, if you can stand the constant cigarette smoke & buts everywhere. Lots of parking & the Holiday Isle area is perfectly removed from the main drag through town. However, our... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We just got back from a family vacation to Destin. We really enjoyed The Islander. Our room had a great view of the water and overlooked the pool. The property is really nice, the pool is very well-kept, and the beach is beautiful. We used the chair and umbrella service all week, which I highly recommend. They set up for... More 

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Georgetown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The staff really are great at this condo. Older than some condos close by but looks as good or better. Condo room was very nice ,stayed in, 503, clean and a nice view. Beach setup comes with the rental very good extra. The only thing that kept me from giving this resort a 5 was the beachfront they have is... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had a few minor issues with the sinks in our room. Parris came to our room and quickly and professionally fixed the problem. We then asked if by chance she had coffee fixings because we had not gone to the store and wanted some coffee in the morning. She returned to the room with her own personal coffee creamers... More 

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Islander is located on Holiday Isle and is family friendly. Our room has a great view of the Gulf. There are two pools, tennis court, basketball hoop, two hot tubs, two shuffleboard courts, and charcoal grills. They have karaoke on Monday nights and kids' activities in the mornings. The staff is friendly and the place is always clean. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have come to this same condo for many years. They are older now but we like the location on Holiday Isle, and I like the layout. The living area is large and you have great views. The beach is only steps away & there are also 2 pools & a tennis court. The condo layout is very family friendly.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have stayed at the Islander many times. We always default back here for many reasons. The rooms are clean and we have a great view of the ocean. It is within a short distance of everything you could need while on vacation. I will have to say that this is the first year I have stayed where the chairs... More 

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Address: 502 Gulfshore Dr., Destin, FL 32541
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Islander 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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