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The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15013 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (Formerly Best Value Inn Beach Front Resort)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The rooms were clean. The staff was great. The view was AMAZING! I was able to open the door and watch the children in the pool or at the beach! It was great. The only problems I had was the parking was absolutely horrible because it shares a parking lot with the restaurant Sharkey's and there was no wifi in... More 

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your recent feedback. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and I appreciate you taking the time to compliment our staff. I understand that WIFI is a necessity and I'm happy to announce that we are currently working on getting WIFI in each room. Again, thank you for your... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Panama City Beach has its fair share of non-chain motels. This one is fine. Lovely view. Our room was clean. We could hear all our neighbors. The elevator is slow which only an issue at checkout. We would book again

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm happy that you enjoyed our property. I'm pleased to hear that you found your room clean and comfortable. We look forward to your next stay at Seahaven Beach Resorts! More 

Mayfield, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Read the bad reviews before we came but was game to give this place a shot. The desk clerks, mgrs., housekeeping people were all nice but this place needs a major overhaul. The owners need to sink a little money into completely renovating this place. Location and views are awesome. It seems a shame to waste it by not maintaining... More 

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your recent feedback. I appreciate you taking the time to compliment our staff. I'm happy to announce that this winter we will be making repairs and renovations to our property. I would like to assure you that your comments are important to us and will be used to make improvements and to provide you... More 

Dothan, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We have stayed at other hotels in this company and have enjoyed ourselves. NOT here. We were down for 3 days and 2 nights. We also were informed at the desk that the beach chairs ARE not free to guests. Need to check your listing. The first room they gave us actually had a key, not a card well guess... More 

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to communicate to us why our property didn't meet you expectations. I'm happy to let you know that we will be replacing the balcony chairs with a product that will certainty meet our guests standards. Please accept this as our sincerest apology for any trouble that was caused. We appreciate your... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Remodeling great price .Beautiful view. Food next door at Sharkey was great kids eat free. Staff was nice and helpful. Will stay again. Will stay again. Once remodeling is complete will be great Close to all the great restaurants. Margaritaville is a great place for families with kids.

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent feedback. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We booked The Reef for a quick getaway from Nashville. Let's just say, the best thing about this hotel is the beach. The hotel isn't great. HOWEVER, BE WARNED RE THE BEACH CHAIRS... the websites all mention that the hotel has beach chairs. One of the main reasons we chose this hotel was the proximity to the beach and the... More 

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SeahavenBeachResorts, General Manager at The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I apologize that our hotel was not of the quality that you expected. We appreciate your feedback to improve as a company. I'm sorry to hear that Expedia's website was misleading in-regards to the beach chairs and the pools gulf view. We've recently updated the website and removed 'beach chairs" from the property amenities section. It's our goal... More 

Moody, Alabama, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

After staying at PALM GROVE for less than 12 hours, we were transferred to The Reef. This hotel is nice for a Labor Day weekend, or any weekend, at the Beach. The pool was clean and the rooms were clean and we had a wonderful weekend.

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Ringgold, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here over the weekend and it was a good experience. Its not fancy just ur basic hotel but the location and access to everything is awesome. Staff was very friendly and helpful no problems were had. Good stay overall.

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We just stayed 6 nights at The reef at seahaven beach. Check-in went smooth. They were very nice...The beach was great! Great location!...Sharkey's (next door) was great. Plenty of parking (some parking across the street). The hotel room was nice and big with a patio. We had a full refrigerator and microwave. It was a spacious kitchen area with a... More 

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jasper, tn
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6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is no exotic, well done, fancy room. The staff was nice. The room was clean. This was the most basic room I have ever stayed, no fridge or microwave. No worries tho, we were there for one thing and one thing only....the beach. Our room was on the ground floor right by the walk way to the beach. PERFECT!... More 

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Address: 15013 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (Formerly Best Value Inn Beach Front Resort)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Best Value Inn Beach Front Hotel Panama City Beach
Best Value Hotel Beach Front

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