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Top of the Gulf Suites

8817 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My best friend, her 10 year old daughter and myself stayed at Top of The Gulf 07/16/15 -07/20/15. If I am being honest this stay was mediocre but was not terrible. We absolutely loved the location of Top of The Gulf! There is only a very short walk through the pool area to reach the beach. The pool area is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 516 and it was very plain. No decorations bed was very uncomfortable and small but room was well stocked and clean. Shower pressure was amazing. Right on the beach!! No hot tub tho. :( Liked that there was a parking lot and not a garage.

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff make me feel stupit by making me repit te same thing over and over, toilet was leaking and mainance came to fix the leak 3 days later, bed was nasty I request to have bed clean and no one show up, there are roaches, last closet was full of stuff, mirrows, paint, decorations etc

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Stayed In #719 Very Clean and Just had some updates.. Beautiful View Of The Gulf The Owner was very Nice . The place was built around 1975 , but was in better shape than most newer places.. Everything was in Walking Distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view, very breezy facility. Close to the beach. Great pool. Friendly staff. All the appliances were very clean and worked perfectly. The kitchenette was well stocked and we were provided with lots of towels and wash clothes. Loved having a radio in the room. The furniture was comfortable. Clean. Convenient. Quiet. One kind of silly thing though, rules are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed in unit 119 at Top of the Gulf in Panama City. The view of the beach from this unit is great! It is a first floor unit adjacent to the pool. It is very nice and clean and beautifully decorated. The owners have gone to great lengths to accommodate your needs. Everyone was so friendly. I highly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Saw many bad reviews but wanted a budget room so went with it. The place is very adequate. Of course there is some wear and tear and a few stains here and there but I don't come to spend my time in the room. Beach is great, pool is nice and people are friendly. Would definitely come again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I rented a condo through VRBO and it was exactly as the pictures. The private owner takes pride in her condo and it showed. The key to renting at Top of the Gulf is don't jump on the first condo you see that you feel is a great deal. In order to stay in a well maintained and modern condo,... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As already mentioned in the previous reviews, this one is no different .The location and beach were amazing. The view from our room was also great but the atmosphere of the condos were terrifying. Trust me, prisons have lesser rules posted on their walls. Every single time you enter the premises - the guards look at you as if you... More 

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College Park, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Top of the Gulf resort was the worst property ever. I felt like we were at the Bates Motel. The rooms were molded and filthy. The odor in the until smelled like an old refrigerator . I would not recommend anyone to stay in this establishment it is old and outdated.

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