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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   80 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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Marina Bay Resort
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Ranked #12 of 30 Hotels in Fort Walton Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are clean and staff is friendly. We stayed here because we were using up RCI points and wanted a place in the Florida Panhandle. We had a 1Bed/2Bath Admiral Unit on the main level with a courtyard view. The courtyard is nicely landscaped, but if you can, I recommend getting a water view unit instead. The access to downtown... More 

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are very clean and quiet. Location is right there at the tourist strip and close to good food. Resort is old and maintained well. Just needs to be updated and newer furniture, cabinets and baths. Wi-Fi works well. Plenty of parking available.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice and clean. Rooms are a bit small. We had 1 bdrm/1 bath. A little tight -- Maybe enough for 2 adults and kids, but wouldn't try to do 4 adults. A Few casual dining and activities within walking distance. Beach area is about 15 minutes away. Beaches are beautiful. All staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We go to the Marina Bay every year in July. It's an awesome older resort that is always maintained, clean and family friendly. The staff is friendly and always busy keeping the grounds. Maintained. We love to cookout on the grills provided. It's also relaxing to sit back with a drink and enjoy the awesome view of the Santa Rosa... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have stayed here several times and have noted a pleasant increase in the maintenance and atmosphere of this resort. It is older but the landscaping is beautiful, The pool is warm and clean. I enjoyed it and the hot tub every day Our room was freshly painted. My only complaint is we had roaches in the kitchen area .... More 

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ft. walton beach florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have never been to a place where the people were so nice. and the managers treated us so nice. Our room was very clean and they made sure we had every thing we needed. we have used them several times and see no reason to change. If you are looking for a Chain hotel then this is not the... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My wife selected this hotel based on the reviews. For the most part they were on target. The hotel is on the main road just over the bridge in Fort Walton. First impression, this is an old hotel that is trying to hang on. The check-in was a little confusing, we had said four nights and the clerk entered it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

My BF and I went on a romantic vacation. We chose this hotel bc we planned to site-see and spend more time on the beach than in the hotel. Our room was fairly secluded and we were not bothered by others. We did not have a fridge or microwave in the room and having that would have been helpful. The... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We drove over from Panama City just to stay overnight because my husband had to catch a flight early the next morning. We used Expedia which probably explains the room they gave us. It was next door to the ice machine which cycles on every hour or so to make more ice. And we faced the lovely view of the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Love the view of the water. Well kept grounds. Love the 2 full baths. friendly staff. Great to have the"welcome breakfast" and learn what to do in the area. My only complaint is size of kitchen. No counter space but we only eat breakfast and lunch at condo so we work around it. They do have nice grill and eating... More 

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Address: 80 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Marina Bay Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Marina Bay Hotel Fort Walton Beach
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Fort Walton Beach

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