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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2010

We recently stayed in unit 304 and it was very nice and updated. The balcony is great. We saw dolphins almost everyday. Nice patio furniture too. The unit had everything we needed. The staff (Phillip, Monica, & Lucky) were always friendly and able to help us with any questions. The location of the Gulfgate is nice if you like to... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

In my opinion this place is very overrated. I stayed in unit 305. It was dirty and dated. There were ants all over the beach in front of the condo. I planned to stay four nights and left after just one. If I hadnt been six hours from home with a three month old I would have not even stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2010

The best place ever!!!! Wonderful ocean view everywhere, every minute. Super clean!!!! No loud noises or partying allowed-great! At times it seems as though you are the only family there, respectable establishment. I would highly recommend Destin Gulfgate, it was recommended to us by a friend as well. I will go back yearly if possible. ds-ms

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010

had some real issues with private owner #1105. They advertise as 12 noon check in because they allow only a few hours of cleaning and the place is not clean. Had many other issues. Love the condo complex and the rental association on premises would be the only way to rent next visit. Safe building, clean and kept updated. The... More

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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2010

My family and I have stayed at Destin Gulfgate every summer for the past 9 years. We love the location, a little off the beaten path but so close to everything. I feel super safe there especially since the property is gated - a huge plus in my book! The property is smaller (approx. 75-80 units) so the beach is... More

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Colorado Springs
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

If you are headed to Destin, FL....Destin Gulfgate is the place to stay. The units are the largest 2-bedroom condos in Destin and all are beachfront w/balconies. If you have a family...it is even better because there are less than 80 units, therefore, the beach is not crowded. If you are familar with Desitn, you have all see the big... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

We stayed at the GulfGate in Destin week of Aug 22, 2009. We were very satisfied with our condo, the customer service, parking, and view. The condo was very clean and we loved the large Gulf front deck. The Gulfgate is small enough that we never had to wait for the elevator, or circle for a parking spot. The weather... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

My family and I recently stayed at Destin Gulfgate. I first found this place on VRBO, but actually booked direct from the Gulfgate site. Our room was just as the pictures showed-absolutely beautiful. VERY comfortable. The staff was extremely helpful and nice. We liked it so much that we are planning another stay there. If you are going to Destin... More

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southern USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

My family stayed in 402 which was very clean and updated. The decor was beautiful. We liked the location across the street from The Track because the stoplight allowed easy access to 98. Gulfgate is walking distance to The Back Porch as well. The beach in front of the condos was not crowded and beach service was provided. The chaise... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

We stayed in 1105 --needs some major cleaning and updating. Some small attempts at updating have been made. We'd probably stay here again but in a different unit. From looking at pictures, it appears many of the other condos have been updated. The beach is great and not crowded because of the small size of the complex.

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Address: 1180 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
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