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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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Jefferson City, MO
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed in this property 3 times and are always pleased. The view can't be beat. We spent many mornings on the back deck overlooking the ocean. Location is nice since it's close to Destin Commons. We stayed in M3, one of the Condos. Tip: The pool is situated between the motel buildings. It's a nice cool place to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I called at the last minute, hoping to get a reasonably priced room on the beach in the Florida panhandle. Based on the reviews I read about Sea Oats, I decided to give them a call to see if there was any availability for the weekend (starting the next day). They had 2 kitchenettes available so I chose the one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit sea oats every summer and I stay about a week. I love it! It's nothing super fancy but the location is great, the staff is friendly and the rooms are always clean! Couldn't ask for more. The prices are very reasonable considering the location. Every room at sea oats has a back door that walks out onto a... More 

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Midland, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first place I ever stayed in Destin, loved it! right off the beach! Convenient to grocery store if you would like to eat in. Staff great, didn't have a reservation at the time, came in from Alabama and they were able to accommodate.

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Conway, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying at the Sea Oats Motel mid-May. This trip was different, as it was just my husband and I, whereas in the past, we'd taken our son and one of his friends. This was our eighth year to vacation in Destin. I'd always wanted to stay here, as I found its appearance and location very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With truly no prior planning, we found ourselves en route to Destin. We had visited there several times before but never by the seat of our pants. Being Memorial Day weekend and on the road with no place to stay, we luckily scored the Sea Oats Motel. This property is located on their private beach with chair & umbrella service... More 

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PANAMA CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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