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Buena Vista Motel

U.S. Highway 98, PO Box 13144, Mexico Beach, FL 32410
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What an awesome time! Location, location, location! This place is close to everything you need - the grocery store, breakfast, Toucan's and the beach! The room had a great view and you step off right onto the beach! The owner made extra efforts to make us happy and the other customers as well. I left Saturday, 6/6/15 and would have... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

NOT recommended (Buena Vista Motel). When one needs rest and recuperation due to health issues, a beach trip can aid the healing process. Therefore, accommodations become a very important asset for such a trip. This place was filthy, run down, ill-kept. After driving hours, arriving late and after office hours, the room key was not in the room as owner... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Older motel, but great location...Across the street from the grocery store and walking distance to Toucans. Right on the beach!! Nothing fancy, but would recommend for a short weekend getaway. Very nice folks in the office.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Polite lady at the front desk and one hell of a view. Past that, this place is garbage. The room is small & smells horrid, the coffee pot is dirty and moldy, the walls have mold, water damage, & holes, only 1 lamp works, the beds feel like concrete slabs & smell horrible, the mini frig is covered in grime,... More 

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City of Venice, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The location was excellent and the staff were friendly. The property was older, but the room was clean and the towels were plentiful. The only problems were that it didn't have a kitchenette, the toilet wouldn't stop running, and the parking situation was horrible. But, we are going back this summer. So, the location out weighed the problems.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We wondered if our sheets were clean when we got here...then we noticed some people had checked out so we walked by their room and the lady must have just re made the bed because there is no way she could have stripped it by the time we walked by. They are never in the office when u need them.... More 

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Cataula, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Stinky towels, dirty bathroom, old dirty appliances,(coffee maker, microwave,fridge), and a pedestal sink dettached from the wall. Hard mattresses, and a 1990's vintage tv, round off the "ammenities". "No Smoking" permitted in this room....what a laugh! Seems like every 10 minutes the owners,(apparently live on-site), and every other occupant of the remaining five rooms were smoking cigarettes, and one occupants... More 

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Panama City, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Absolutely the best-convenient access to beach and shopping. Beautiful pastel sunsets and great management! I would stay here again- lovely simply adorable rooms. Just enough parking for the rooms and even has overflow parking across the street.

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White, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We needed a quick place to stay and at the last minute booked at the Buena Vista Motel in Mexico Beach Fl.. It is a small, older, well maintained, fun place to stay. Right on the water, and they provided 2 beach chairs and an umbrella. Most restful time. We will go back again!

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Acworth, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

On a "beach getaway" this week. Selected this place because of location, and the fact that it is a locally owned property. All in all, very happy with my selection. The room was pretty clean. It had all of the basics I was looking for. There are some maintenance issues which need to be addressed, but it looks like the... More 

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