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Sea Oats Motel

#6 of 40 Hotels in Destin
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3420 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32540
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Kingman, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We originally got our room for three days. After one night we extended it to a full week. You won't find a better price on the beach, and what a beautiful beach it is. The sand is snow white, fine and soft. The associates working here are beautiful too. Helpful and friendly, and keeping the rooms clean and well stocked... More 

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Groton, CT
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never stayed here and never will. Check my statistics and find that I write very positive reviews almost all of the time. A business has to almost commit a felony to rate this low and I consider bad attitude on first contact a crime. I called for a reservation and a very disinterested young woman answered. Clearly she wanted... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I was told about this hotel by a customer of mine. I knew right off it's not a 5 Star Hotel so don't expect it to be. Yes, the exterior is a bit worn and old but it's getting beaten by the salt air 24/7. We stayed in room 38 on the 2nd floor and had a private balcony (reason... More 

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West Memphis, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We have tried other places in Destin and we keep coming back to the Sea Oats. We get a room on the bottom and as far to the end as possible. We also get the room with a kitchenette. It's so. Ice to just walk out the door, down the steps, and be in the sand. I love sitting on... More 

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lawrence, ks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

The closeness of the beach was the great part. We got spoiled in Myrtle Beach with our accommodation on the beach so that is why this accommodation only gets the average review. The cost was much more than the suite we had in Myrtle Beach. Our room (not a suite) was okay. It was one room with a small kitchen... More 

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HSV, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

we stay at sea oats in destin a lot. first time at cottage and first time in the fall. so quaint and perfect size for 2-4. 3 of us fit nicely on the king bed. there is a sofa pullout for 2 more people but who likes sleeping on those things? needs updating with some repairs and better cleaning of... More 

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Memphis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

A friend recommended this place because it was close to where they live. It was perfect, not fancy mind you, right on the beach and centrally located.Rooms have a small kitchenette which is always nice to keep your water and margaritas cold!! The room interiors are a bit dated, but were clean - really who cares when you can walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Sea Oats in April 2015 and had such a great experience, we decided to return again in September. Being right on the beach is a huge plus for us. The room was nice and clean. We had a kitchen which was fully stocked with all the utensils and pans we needed. Mary in the office is extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My family of 4 stayed Oct.10th-14th 2015 in a ground floor unit which was VERY clean and just steps from the beautiful beach. You can't beat the price and location!! We were very impressed. The staff was friendly and helpful, rooms were clean and views amazing! Sea Oats Motel will be our place to stay when travelling to Destin, FL!!!

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Tuttle, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

This motel is a little gem. We have a great view and are just steps away from the beach. We purchased food from the Destin Ice and Seafood so we have fresh seafood to eat. The room has a refrigerator and small stove with an oven. Comes equipped with dishes and some pots and pans. We plan to come back... More 

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