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Sea Oats Motel

#9 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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Woodway, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem on the emerald coast! We're so happy that we found the Sea Oats - a friendly family owned establishment on a fantastic stretch of beach. Our stay was incredibly comfortable in Cabana Club 201, a 1 bedroom oceanfront condo. It was so clean and fresh, with fantastic water pressure in the master shower - must come back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stay here once a year as our little get away. It is simple, clean, right on the beach. Whether you stay on the second floor or main level, you can walk right out to the beach, swim in the pool, or go for a nice walk later in the day. Staff is very friendly. If you... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here by chance in 2013. Found it clean and affordable. Directly on the beach. Kitchenette unit for $100 a night. Walk directly from your room onto beach. You can rent cabana chairs. Nice outside sitting area. Only thing could have been better is the bathroom is very small. Can't beat the view, location and price. Rates are higher... More 

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This was a great hotel in my opinion! Although, we only found it by chance driving around seeking another hotel to stay at because we stayed down the street at an overpriced suite that was very nice. The bed was horrible it felt as if you were sinking into it (that hotel was over price, not on the beach across... More 

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New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Exactly what one needs for a relaxed beach vacation. Proximity to the beach is my #1, and you can't beat the proximity of Sea Oats to the soft, white, sandy beaches. Even in January, there were nice warm days, gorgeous sunsets. Friendly staff, clean room, comfy bed. A+

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Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Hands down, Destin has the most beautiful beaches of anywhere we have been. For us, it is all about the beach, and the Sea Oats Motel is only a few steps to water's edge! We had a king room on the bottom floor and loved it. In January, the weather was sunny and in the 60's. There was no noise... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We've used Sea Oats both times we went to destin, and have had great experiences. Great views, perfect beach, just close enough to everything to make it easy to get around. We had an upstairs unit, and we can't imagine staying anywhere else, Just very comfortable here.

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Marengo, Indiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

By far, the best place we have ever stayed!!! The view was fantastic, the beds were the most comfortable I have ever slept in. The staff was beyond helpful and nice!!! We extended our stay because we didn't want to leave!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We love the views here. They are amazing. However, when we have to clean our own room, it becomes somewhat perplexing & unwanted. I cleaned the coffee pot 4 times to remove built up grime. My husband had to get windex from the office to clean the patio sliding door so we could see out of it. He also had... More 

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