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Driftwood Lodge

15811 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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Driftwood Lodge
Ranked #4 of 52 hotels in Panama City Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • 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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london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I are doing a trip around Alaska. On the train from Denali to Anchorage I had to find a place for us to stay in Homer. After calling around what felt like every accommodation place in Homer I found driftwood. Our luck couldn't have been better. Excellent facilities, clean rooms and linen, friendly staff and conveniently located.... More

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Dickson, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute trip in the middle of peak season, it was the first vacancy we found. The two young ladies at the desk, Monica and Tiffany I think, were a pleasure. They only had one room left, and even though they were busy, Tiffany took the time to show us the room, and explain that the balcony is not private,... More

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Mo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a reasonably priced hotel for our family to stay at that was on the beach, with a view. While we knew this was nothing fancy, we were disappointed in what it was. We were in room 143. There is absolutely no privacy on the back porch. You can look from one end to the other and... More

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not a classy hotel but it useful, in a great location and quite comfortable. Last week was the first time I have ever stayed there but I would do it again! It may looked dated but it is clean and well maintained. Very family oriented and quiet, excellent location away from the hustle and bustle of the main... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a room on the first floor with my parents and good friend. Every time I went to the pool it was never over crowded and was always fun and clean. Also an easy walk to the beach, off to the right and down the walk ramp ya go and your on the soft cool sand of Panama City... More

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Roanoke, Alabama
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

this place has everything for families, from watermelon everyday to a movie night on the deck. Staff is wonderful and amenities are great. The scenery is great and you have the choice of beach or pool, or relax in the hot tub. Even have a cool beverage from the tiki bar. shopping is just a block away at pier park.

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Cumming, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were very disappointed. This place was listed as #4 of 50 some hotels. Yes, they said it was dated, we were prepared for that. The driftwood was dated but reasonably clean. Nevertheless, it had other problems. It had an air conditioner that kept us awake with its loud clanking. The one bedroom plan is poorly designed for temperature comfort.... More

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Springdale, Arkansas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Due to the Driftwood Lodge's HIGH ranking on TripAdvisor, our family chose to stay at this #3 ranked recipient of the 2014 Certificate of Excellence. Thorough research and CAUTION advised before booking here. We STRONGLY advise reading & taking heed to the lower scored and older TripAdvisor reviews. We now know they are still applicable even though overlooked due to... More

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Edwardsport, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have stayed at The Driftwood Lodge every July for a week for 19 (soon to be 20) years. The staff goes out of their way to accommodate any concerns you may have. The owners are there every day also. Once a week they have a big outdoor screen for everyone to watch a movie. The kids and adults really... More

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting us with your family’s vacation. We appreciate your kind expressions of appreciation, and are especially grateful for your continued patronage over the years.. Our family considers it a privilege to share the beautiful place where we work and live with our guests. We will be delighted to welcome you back when your travels bring you this... More

Mortons Gap, Kentucky
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was our first stay at The Driftwood Lodge. 3 years ago we stayed next door at The Osprey, owned by the same family! The rooms were clean, service was fantastic, and nothing can beat the friendliness of the staff on these properties!! I love the fact that the Driftwood is only two stories high; it means I am really... More

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting us again with your family’s vacation. I was delighted to read your review, and was especially pleased to read your kind words about our resort. I'm flattered that you think it's worthy of your time to write a review! It made me happy to know you feel at home with us. Our family and team members... More

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Address: 15811 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Panama City Beach
Driftwood Lodge Panama City Beach

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Panama City Beach #4 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach #4 Family Hotel in Panama City Beach #4 Romantic Hotel in Panama City Beach
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Driftwood Lodge is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. A large shady palm lined courtyard wraps around our beachfront heated pool and sundeck. The courtyard is where our guests find themselves making new and often lifelong friends. Throughout the year there are planned activities, ranging from cook-outs and sunset parties to Easter Egg Hunts and other children's games. Pier Park shopping and entertainment district is located within easy walking distance. ... more   less 
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