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Driftwood Inn

2105 Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Driftwood Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just spent one night here. If your main priority is proximity to the beach then this is a great option. They have rooms at the main hotel building and also Cottages with 2 down and 2 up arrangements. The area between the hotel and the beach has been landscaped in an attractive manner and the ocean is only steps... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The smoke alarm in our room began blaring at 10:30 p.m. We pressed the reset button but began beeping every 5 minutes. Icalled the office and after 6 attempts, someone answered. She told us that the battery needed changing and someone from maintenance would change it the next morning at 8 a.m. I asked what we should do until then,... More 

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Kodiak
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in unit 1, an efficiency unit facing the beach. Nice boardwalk/socializing space in front / beach side of the units. It is an older building. Ground floor units have tiny shower stalls. Upstairs units have larger bathrooms with full tub/showers. Not updated, rather was furnished with antiques. Comfortable room, lots of grounds.

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Allen, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The good--it's right on the beach. A few steps, and you have sand on your feet while listening to and feeling the waves surfing onto the shore. The bad--a piece of driftwood would have been more comfortable than the couch. While it hides a bed, the stains (seriously, this couch could have easily been picked up from the side of... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Have stayed here about 4 different times. Always enjoy it. It is not cookie cutter and that is one of the great things about it. It is run by people not a corporation. The beach is great and pets can come for a small fee. Mexico Beach is not Panama City Beach and that is why we come here (no... More 

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Huntsville, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice and quiet with comfortable rooms. My wife is handicapped and we were able to borrow a Beach Wheelchair at one of the realtors in town (I wish I could remember). Ask at the desk, they may know where.

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Crystal River
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Reminded me of my childhood trips to Florida. It may be showing its age but so are we. It's called patina. There are so few of these places left. This place is all about the beach. Can't beat the view or ease of access. Out the back door and you're on the sand. Clear, calm water with a very private... More 

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Ethridge, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Okay people, if you want a circus type place to stay, go up to Panama City!! People complain about the most stupid things. Yes, this Inn is in a different time zone where relaxing is just the thing to do. The rooms are clean and the furniture is antique. You are on the ocean front with million dollar views any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

There were 3 couples in our group and each couple had a room. We all enjoyed our stay and enjoyed the time with owner and staff. They were all great. Rooms were very nice and clean. Beach was GREAT. Staff recommended the Internet Cafe and it was very good also. This was the third year for one of the couples... More 

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Hogansville, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

OK, so it's not the Ritz Carlton, but Driftwood is interesting. The Staff (including the very large and noisy bird) leaves a bit to be desired. I got the distinct impression that most of the guests are returning and "know the ropes". I traveled with my daughter and this was our first stay. Later, her comment was like it felt... More 

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