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Sea Oats Motel

#7 of 39 Hotels in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
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3420 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32540
Sea Oats Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent. Excellent. Excellent! We stayed in 8A an efficiency, ground level room. It was clean and very spacious with a spectacular view! Staff was extremely courteous. I have no complaints whatsoever. I would recommend that if you intend to do much cooking to bring extra utensils, etc. They provide the very bare minimum (ie. 4 plates, 4 forks, 4 knives,... More 

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Cookeville
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at Sea Oats. We are not fans of high rise condos or huge hotels. Sea Oats is perfect if you like the smaller mom and pop places. The rooms are very clean and the view is awesome! We loved sitting on the back porch and listening to and looking at the ocean. The beach is only a... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented an efficiency two bed room at Sea Oats. Everything was so clean. The kitchen had everything we needed. The view was the BEST! Just a few steps to the beach, and every morning we opened the blinds to see the crystal blue waters. The pool was clean and appeared nice but we used the beach umbrella and chairs.... More 

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Marionville, Missouri, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want beach front this is the place for you. We stayed in unit 20 which is upstairs but the view was amazing. Being on the 2nd floor we slept with the patio door open and heard the waves all night long. Beds were very comfortable and room was clean. There were 4 adults in our group and we... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got home from another vacation to Destin and Sea Oats Motel. I can not believe all of the beautiful updates. The place looks gorgeous and the beach was amazing. The staff always go above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We woke up every morning to our umbrella already placed in the sand waiting for us. It was... More 

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Dexter, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sea Oats on our honeymoon April 2015 and we LOVED it. There is no housekeeping which didn't bother us one bit. You exchange your towels for clean ones when you need them but they provided so many we only had to do this once and it was 15 steps away to exchange. The bed was really... More 

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Amory, Mississippi
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for years but after the owners thought they were selling the property several years ago they let it go down after the sale fell through. The pool closes at 9 pm. and the whole place needs to be updated and we started staying elsewhere. A few years ago they were doing beach restoration and the beach was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here in February and loved it. We will definitely be going back! It isn't super fancy, more of a mom and pop establishment, but is very clean and RIGHT on the beach, the staff was great, and it's a great value in a great location. Can't wait to go back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Sea Oats is nestled in the middle of a quieter strip of Crystal Beach. There are no fancy bells and whistles in the efficiency sweets, just a simple place to enjoy the view. It is a lost gem among high rise hotels and over booked complexes. I have vacationed there for more than ten years and keep going back.

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Woodway, Texas
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

All I wanted was to find a place to stay where I could walk out onto the patio/balcony each day and have a direct view of the beach, without being in a high rise of condos or a big hotel. This place was just what we were looking for! Pros: great location on the beach and in relation to getting... More 

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