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Destin Gulfgate

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3.0 of 5
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1180 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

This was my first vist to Gulfgate. I Love the location, right on the beach, no road to cross, just take the elavator down and walk out the building onto the Beautiful white sandy beach. the front desk staff is very helpful and friendly, eager to help. The beach attendant is Fabulous!! He woks very hard each day to accommodate... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Last week we stayed at the Destin Gulfgate in Destin, Florida. This was approximately our 15th visit to the Gulfgate. Obviously, we love coming here! We can't imagine staying anyplace else every summer on our vacation to the beach. Each year we stay in different units and have found all of them to be beautifully decorated and comfortable. The units... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This place is amazing for one key reason- breathtaking views of the gulf...we were in condo 506 which was nicely done with all the amenities in place. Access to the beach is wonderful, the beach chairs need a revamp but the beach attendant is hardworking and makes sure everyone is comfortable. Smoking seems like a city wide problem in Destin....and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We have been staying at this resort for over 6 years. I have hosted my bachelorette weekend, baby shower, family vacations and celebrated birthdays here. Everything has always been beyond perfect however this visit we experienced another tenant blasting music into the bayside pool area from their balcony. After making several calls to complain to management, they refused to do... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Destin Gulfgate is great for several reasons. First, the staff at DG is friendly and helpful. The location is great and the beach chair ratio to beach front is the lowest around. Several nearby properties have multiple rows of people beach front, which can feel crowded. The units are always clean and it is easy to park. My family always... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This was my family's first visit to FL and we wanted a condo. Room 605 was wonderful!!! Our first impression was the smell of lemon inside. Very clean, the drink bar was great. There was enough space for our family and enough TOWELS! Destin Gulfgate overall was a wonderful location, about 65 units total, gated and not a great deal... More 

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Kingston, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

6 out of 5 stars!!! This May was our 2nd visit to Destin, and to the GulfGate (unit #401). The first time was in '07, The economy hit us like everyone, but we were back for two weeks in 2012. We do not rent from the GulfGate on-site management company. We found a retired couple that own a condo and... More 

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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Was truly amazed at this Condo Unit and facility. We arrived December 29th and stayed untill January 1st. Upon arrival we checked in at they front desk located in the entrance of the building. We were greeted by a friendly employee and was checked in very quickly. When we got to our condo and opened the door I was truly... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

We have visited the Destin area seven times over the past several years, including five years at Sandestin and one year at Sundestin. The Destin Gulfgate was far and away our favorite rental. The two-bedroom condo (#304) was very spacious, clean and comfortable, and was filled with top of the line upgrades such as stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, beautiful... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

The Good--- For a rating on the overall Destin Gulfgate property, I give it 5 out of 5 stars. On the beach in front of the Gulfgate, I give it a 6 out of 5 stars ... really. The problem is with unit 1105. We've been coming to Destin for 13 years and this was our second stay at Gulfgate.... More 

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