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BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront

2.5 of 5 380 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6136
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small hotel on the beachfront. Plenty of room and parking during the off-season. The South rooms have a balcony and sitting area facing the beach. Facing South, there is morning and afternoon sun. The rooms were nicely appointed and had a fridge and microwave. I'd stay here, again.

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Thank You for your review regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate the lovely remarks and feedback. Please do come and visit with us soon! More 

Destin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy stopping by this hip, fun little lounge occasionally. The "Swizzle" features good, live music nightly and *usually* a personable, attentive staff. However, I was put off last time I was there when I arrived to find Fox News broadcasting from the TV and the bartender commiserating loudly with a customer about politics and their mutual distaste for some... More 

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Thank You for sharing your experience in our lounge. We appreciate the feedback. Please do come and visit with us again. More 

Coleman
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for a week. You can open your balcony door and you are literally 100 feet away from the beach. The ocean view was just fantastic. And so was this hotel. The room was clean, and the staff was friendly (everyone always said "hello" anytime you walked by. The breakfast was good, and the Swizzle Stick... More 

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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review

Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We certainly enjoyed having you for the week and are thrilled you were able to enjoy the amenities that we provide! We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't beat the location on the white sand beach that looked like snow. Nice beachy decor in the lobby and the rooms. Heated pool that i used during my our one night stay. Fritz the bartender in "Swizzle Lounge" served very nice martini's. In great shape for an older hotel (20 years) could use a bit of updating which they... More 

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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. We appreciate all the wonderful comments. Yes, we are indeed doing some updating, however our "beach, retro" design will still be a big part of who we are! We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

atlanta, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location very good and the service. the building needs more work about rain water the view from the room nice, we like,also the location close to the restaurants,the beach,and many facilites.The sizes of the hotel very good..

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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. We appreciate the feedback and are happy to let you know that we are doing some upgrading and value your input. Please do come visit with us soon! More 

Sydney
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a highlight of our road trip from Miami to New Orleans. We were keen to stay oceanfront on the Gulf Coast and this hotel has prime position on the powder-white beach. The hotel had a quirky retro feel to it that we just loved. The reception had some art deco colours and 50s materials which provided an... More 

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Thank You for that lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our hotel and had a great time. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel, very friendly and helpful staff. Room was a bit tired in places, however was very clean and comfortable, had a fridge and working wifi. Walk out of the back of the hotel straight onto a fantastic powder white beach (heated outdoor pool too) - what more could you ask for. Okay, we went very off peak and I'd... More 

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Thank You for your review regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate your feedback. It was our pleasure to have you visit with us. We look forward to seeing you in the near future! More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff that were friendly and helpful. Explained all hotel amenities and available options. I booked a room that clearly stated inland so I knew I would have no ocean view so I am not sure why that would be an issue for some others. Beach was clean and nearby. Pool was warm and clean. Within walking distance of many... More 

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Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate all the feedback and the kind remarks. It was our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

Maryville, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was so noisy with screaming kids and teens we could not watch tv or read or sit on the balcony. It was that way 8-10 hours a day. We came home early. housekeeping was minimal and the pool was not cleaned for our 6 day stay and always full of kids.It was filthy

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Thank You for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We do apologize for not meeting your expectations. We hope that you will visit with us in the future and give the opportunity to serve you. More 

austin, tx
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pictures show ocean facing rooms, but a larger number of rooms have NO ocean view. Rooms are musty-moldy and my family immediately started coughing upon entering the room. I wonder if these are vacuumed properly. I enquired about the table tennis table and was told that it has been folded and might be opened tomorrow. Hence, please don't base... More 

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Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. Our apologies for not meeting your expectations. We hope that you will give us another opportunity to serve you. More 

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Address: 380 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6136
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
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