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Wisteria Inn

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20404 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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Plainfield, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a GREAT place to stay - Our Pup ( Nakita the Wonder Dog ) loved it too ! Comfortable, right across the street from the Gulf, Great owner, couldn't ask for anything more. I have read all the reviews and I'll tell you we did not experience anything negative at all, and I'm a pretty picky person ( ask... More 

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dowagerempress, Owner at Wisteria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We look forward to having Nakita back (and you too!). More 

Martinez, Georgia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The only reason I chose this place was because it allowed my dog and did not allow kids, the idea of relaxing without the sounds of kids was appealing. Problem was the room was not the kind of room you could relax in. It smelled like an old musky basement, and no amount of sage or fabreeze got rid of... More 

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1 Thank babykinz53
dowagerempress, Owner at Wisteria Inn, responded to this review

We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay. We have replaced the housekeeper who neglected your room; I wish you had told us at the time and we would have made sure your room was serviced. Though the inn is very old (1949), we do our best to insure that the rooms smell fresh, and not with air... More 

Brentwood, Tennessee
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132 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This was a spur of the moment trip to the beach over Thanksgiving weekend and this was a great find (not very crowded this time of year. Perfect location on the quiet end of the strip and directly across from beach access. Rooms were clean and very comfy beds. Great hostess -- very welcoming. Pet friendly accommodations are always a... More 

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Williamson, Georgia
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112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This was a good stop over between book signings. The rooms are small but adequate. It is an older complex but the owner has done a good job of making it look nice and clean. There is a pool but we didn't try it out.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice hotel. Clean, comfortable beds and nice pool area. Nothing fancy but great for visiting the beach. Staff was friendly and they do offer wine in the afternoons by the pool. Easy access to the beach. Convenient parking for the hotel. Only 14 rooms so you get to know your neighbors quickly if you want.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

If you are traveling without kids, do not miss this honey hole. There is no better hostess nor peaceful place in Panama City. I'm not saying I've been to them all, but I have visited a variety of hotels, motels & resorts. If you need space, book a larger room. Who hangs out in there room anyway?

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Fort Rucker, Alabama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife and I booked this hotel last minute. We stayed from Saturday-Monday in mid-June. The owner was gracious enough to allow us to check-in two hours early, which was really nice. We then checked out (for free) 2 beach chairs and an umbrella to use as long as we liked. If you aren't familiar with this area, beach chairs... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Quite Disappointed, I booked our stay based on the reviews & 2012-2015 Trip advisor awards which to me were quite misleading. Although at first the owner was gracious during check in, WOW did her attitude change once we expressed our disappointments. The website boasted of offering “beautifully appointed rooms with the extras one expects from a first class establishment” I... More 

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4 Thank ThereseImperiale
dowagerempress, Manager at Wisteria Inn, responded to this review

This guest was here for a grand total of 30 minutes. Five minutes after checking in, they complained about a smell in their room. Upon immediate investigation the room smelled only of whatever can of "fresh air spray" she decided to empty into the air, making it impossible to tell whether the room indeed had a "funny" smell or not.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Horrible. Dirty. Hot. Mold. Pool and hot tub people were having sex in. There was gaps around the ac unit that you could see outside. We were given a fan. The temp stayed at 80 inside the room. Dirty coffee cups. Napkins had coffee stains. No shower curtain. When we complained we were verbally attacked by older woman that runs... More 

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5 Thank Lisa G
dowagerempress, Manager at Wisteria Inn, responded to this review

Firstly, you saw people having sex in the hot tub and the pool and you didn't mention this to anyone?! What am we supposed to do, fit everyone with chastity belts and ankle locators when they check in? That's all on you. Next, the shower curtain had been removed for cleaning and had not yet been replaced when Lisa decided... More 

Childersburg, Alabama
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The owner was very pleasant and accomodating. Very attentive to our needs. We have beent there twice last year, can not wait to be able to go again this summer. Pets are welcome, they just want to know. Across the street from the beach, but beach chairs and umbrellas are complimentary

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