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Driftwood Lodge

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15811 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monticello, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I read all the reviews and was so excited to see there was still a mom and pops Motel in PCB. I've coming here since a young girl and remember when it was all that way!! I loved the reviews for this hotel and the trip was booked. We took whole family so did the Cabana Suite!!! Just loved it.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Driftwood is a older resort but well maintained and our room was fresh and clean but spartan. We would have enjoyed the weekend more if it wasn't so damn cold. If your looking for a nice clean and reasonably priced place to stay near the Panama City Beach pier Driftwood would be a good choice.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed at the Driftwood Lodge in August 2014, purely based on the TripAdvisor reviews. We took a chance and I am so glad we did. It was so nice staying in a small, family-oriented place. It is, as other reviews have mentioned, a small place of only 2 stories. I love that, as you don't feel like your just... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is wonderful oasis tucked amid all the high rises on Panama City Beach. A hidden gem! It's a 2-story Gilmore family-owned site where the 1st floor walks right out onto a private patio, then grassy area, then pool or large sundeck, and finally down to the beach. There are also cabana rooms with private patios a little closer to... More 

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r'ville
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed at The Driftwood last week. If you are looking for a great little place away from the huge condos then The Driftwood is the place for you and your family. The Driftwood has a wonderful family atmosphere and the service is tops. Free popcorn every night, movies under the stars on Tuesday night along with homemade peanut butter... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Probably one of the oldest hotels on the beach. The hotel is clean, in a good location and has great access to the beach, but the mattresses are old and lumpy! There is an adequate kitchen, but no chairs to relax in and no place to set anything down in the bathroom. Modest improvements could make this place much more... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is an excellent small-family owned hotel with two floors and all rooms looking out at the beautiful white sandy beach and blue water and waves of the gulf. It is near the great shopping mall at Pier Park and plenty of restaurants around to choose from. The owner is on-sight and him and his family and staff are very... More 

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kentucky
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place never fails to be just what I need. Not fancy but has that old Florida feel. Two weeks wasn't long enough. Clean, small, no crowds, wonderful beach, great staff and wonderful owners! The cookout was superb!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

An oldie but goodie, well kept and well run ocean front property. Staff are friendly and helpful. There are activities, places to curl up with a book, a glorious beach, a deck where everyone meets at sunset for cocktails The location is a short walk from a fantastic shopping area and the pier. Reasonable cost.

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Hot Springs National Park
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We panicked when our first "lodging/translation = nightmare did not work out! Holiday weekend and not familiar w/the area...eeek! But then we stumbled into this beachfront jewel! Although not new it was kept immaculate w/lovely refurbished appointments, comfy beds, kitchenette, new tv w/cable. Wow! The staff were precious! Especially Ms. Suzie who listened to our sad tale and made sure... More 

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