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The Beachside Resort

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21905 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (Formerly Grand Cayman Motel)
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Ranked #13 of 52 hotels in Panama City Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a perfect location, rental lounge chairs with umbrellas were readily available anytime. The pool was large and clean. Kiddie pool was also great for the little ones. Small bar poolside was very quiet and relaxing. The beach was clean and beautiful! The rooms were very spacious and very clean. The shower stall was a little tight... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is clean, comfortable, affordable, "Beachside", and off the main drag. No traffic, basically a private beach, perfect for families. We have three children, and the two bedroom rooms are perfect to give the parents a little privacy. They also have a full refrigerator and microwave. We brought plenty of snacks and drinks for the room. If you like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel. Our second year. All rooms with beach view ❤️❤️❤️ clean and great staff. We will always return to this hotel. Wonderful location. Great for kids due to lower traffic & partying. Was able to book hotel for second night last minute. Great remodel since last time we were here.

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Inverness, FL
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an older hotel but has been updated somewhat, OK but nothing special. It's right on the beach so nice view; pool & hot tub average but needed some updating, nice lounge chairs and roof top above Tiki bar was a quiet bonus area. House cleaning wasn't the best, tile floor in kitchen area and bathroom needed mopped and... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I'm glad you had a chance to visit our resort. I'm sorry to read that the weather forced you to leave and I'm also sorry that you weren't impressed with your overall experience. Again, I do thank you for taking the time to provide your review and do hope we see you again. More

Florida
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want a hotel in the middle of the "action" of PCB, this is NOT the hotel for you. If you want a clean comfortable room on the quiet end of the beach, this is THE PLACE to go! We had a double queen room with a balcony overlooking the beach. The room was large with plenty of space... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting some thoughts about your recent visit. I'm so glad that you had a great time. You're right, if you want to dance with thousands, and walk home, we're not for you. But we're close enough to everything to be there in short time. And who wants to fight bumper to bumper traffic to get... More

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having never been to PCB before, I didn't exactly know where to stay. I picked this hotel because of the reviews and the price. After I saw those skyscraper condos at the busy end of PCB, I am SO GLAD that I chose Beachside Resort. The beaches down there were jam packed. Ours was not busy at all. Big deal... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post some comments about your visit. We're glad you chose us too! I'm so glad that you had a great time and we can't wait to welcome you back. More

St. Cloud, MN
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Omg, I loved this place! After searching and searching on tripadvisor for hotels in the PCB area, I came across this place. Normally I'm a little timid about "non-chain" places. The kids really wanted a hotel on the beach so I thought "okay, for 2 nights, it'll be fine, if we don't like it, it's only 2 nights". Man....I wish... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your indepth review of your visit. I'm so glad you had a great time. And thank you for the kind words. I'll make sure Tim (who is really star right?) reads this as well. I'm sorry to read about the misstep with housekeeping. I will follow up with them to make sure this doesn't happen... More

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and our two teenagers stayed at the Beachside Resort from July 14th to the 17th in the two queen rooms set-up. We were on the third floor, which gave us a great view of the beach right over the top of the palm trees. The first morning we were there, there was a thunderstorm moving in, and a... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to post your review. I'm so glad that you and the family enjoyed your visit. You mentioned the showers being a "downside". Regrettably, during our recent remodel we looked into enlarging the showers. However most of the building is concrete, it become something that was not possible. But hopefully, your time... More

Huntsville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this was a wonderful place to stay and we will definitely be back next summer to stay again. It's directly on the beach with stunningly beautiful views from the beach front rooms. Service was fast, nice, and helpful. Rooms were simple but nice and clean. Very comfortable beds! I haven't had that good of sleep in a while. Very... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide some feedback about your recent visit. I'm so glad you had a enjoyable time. We are finding that guests are really liking our beach -- I think it's one of the best stretches of sand on the coast. Again, thank you sharing and we can't wait to see you again next year. More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is not upscale by any means, but is right in front of the beach! The location is perfect, close enough but away from the loud masses. Check in was quick.We got a room in the top floor and the view was spectacular. ok, is not perfect, the bathroom might need some TLC. the AC also might need a new filter,... More

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John L, General Manager at The Beachside Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback about your recent visit. I'm so glad to see that you had a great time. I will talk to our houskeeping folks about your bathroom comment as well. Thank you again and we can't wait to welcome you back. More

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Address: 21905 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (Formerly Grand Cayman Motel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Beachside Resort 2*
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Also Known As:
Grand Cayman Hotel Panama City Beach
Hotel Grand Cayman
Sea Witch Motel

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach #7 Business Hotel in Panama City Beach #12 Family Hotel in Panama City Beach
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Everything you need to create unforgettable memories is right here, including the world’s whitest beaches, beachfront pool and hot tub, comfortable newly renovated rooms, and hospitable service 24 hours a day. You’ll find the sugar white sand of Florida’s famous Emerald Coast beaches steps from our doors. We’re conveniently located at the quiet end of Panama City Beach, Florida close to local attractions. ... more   less 
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