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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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PANAMA CITY
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is great! Clean rooms, clean pool, friendly staff, kitchenette well equipped, and best of all LOCATION. This place is the only true Motel left in Destin located directly on the beach. Only a 2 night minimum required unlike all of the condos and NO cleaning fees. We stayed 3 nights and will be returning soon! If you are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrible coffee pot full of mold, no air in first day and a half we expected a no hassle stay and it was quite the opposite. No sheets on twin beds no trash bags for kitchen door knob broken on bedroom door. As a matter of fact no curtains in master bedroom so stairwell lights shine right thru. Had to... More 

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Henderson, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

mary W. Was extremely helpful and friendly. The motel was very accommodating to our group,of 4 ladies. They provided plenty of clean towels. Place was clean and no bugs! Pool was nearby and clean w blowup lounge chairs. Chairs were available on beach for a charge.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is amazing!!! It is right on the private beach!! We absolutely love this place and can't wait for our return trip here! The best part was we didn't even have to leave the motel to get anything because it had a kitchen. Nothing quite like being on the beach and not leaving for 4 days because it was... More 

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Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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