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Destin Gulfgate

1180 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
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Destin Gulfgate
Ranked #1 of 58 Specialty lodging in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Eagan, MN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Fantastic view from Room 704. Everything new and beautiful view from the balcony. White sand and endless beach makes for great beach walks. Recommend lunch at "Back Porch" restaurant -- can walk there (Amberjack sandwich is favorite). Lots of good options for seafood dinners. Especially liked the Beach Walk Restaurant (make reservations, go early and sit outside). Lobster tail was... More

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Columbus, Mississippi
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This was an anniversary trip for us. Very good location. Appreciated that it was a gated facility. Unit 301 was GREAT, very clean and with very nice furnishings. The view of the beach from the balcony was amazing. Had everything that we needed in the kitchen. We plan to return next year for our 50th wedding anniversary.

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Atlanta
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308 reviews 308 reviews
63 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We just stayed again for the third time and had a great time. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful, checking in was very quick, and the room (503) was clean, pretty and nicely equipped. Also a great ocean view from the balcony and wonderful falling asleep to the sound of the waves outside. Location is very good -... More

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Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

In August 2013 I made a reservation for summer 2014. I paid a deposit, then a couple of days later I received an emailed confirmation of my reservation dates and rate. After that, I proceeded to make the rest of my family vacation plans including inviting some friends to join us and booking airfare to Destin. Two months later, in... More

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Management response:

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you experienced a booking glitch on our website, and you can rest assured that it has been remedied. Unfortunately, the rate you were quoted was for one week during July and not the whole month. We had hoped that we could come to some sort of compromise with the substantial discount we... More

Southaven, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We booked our stay at the Gulfgate due to many positive reviews on Trip Advisor and I am so glad we stayed here. Upon arrival I was greeted with a smile and a positive attitude. The location is great. You can walk to various restaurants and attractions and it isn't a far drive to the marina or the outlet malls.... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Staying at Destin Gulfgate is now a family tradition. From the ability to choose and preview your condo online to having the only non-smoking section of the beach, Gulfgate reigns supreme. Destin alone is a beautiful place, and Gulfgate makes it better!

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We rented this condominium #605 based on previous reviews on tripadvisor.com and were not disappointed. We took 5 family members to the condo for 3 days and absolutely enjoyed ourselves. Two of those family members are very picky about cleanliness of the places they stay, but they felt really comfortable there. Each condo comes fully stocked with all necessities--dishes, bathroom... More

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Currently enjoying our second stay here. Came in 2011 and couldn't wait to return this year. If you are shopping for the perfect place to stay in Destin then quit looking and book a condo here. Easy access to anything you would need. All employees so kind and helpful. The pool area has been expanded and they now have a... More

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We rented this condo (which was an end unit) for a week this September and were pleasantly surprised! The unit was VERY nicely appointed, and the view of the beach from the balcony was amazing. The staff was super friendly, and attended to our every need during their business hours. Every rental receives two beach chairs and an umbrella that... More

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed September 2013 in this condo(this was the first time it was ever rented so there are not any more reviews about it on the site! It was beautiful with furnishings that were great.Close to restaurants including (The Back Porch)and others.There are 2 bedrooms(each with its own bathroom...huge condo.4 TVs.,Bose surround sound speakers,DVD,wet bar(you will never run out of... More

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Address: 1180 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Also Known As:
Destin Gulfgate Hotel Destin

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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