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3.5 of 5 Villa   |   12011 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came with my wife, two kids and parents. We stayed in 405. The unit was very clean and stocked up with the initial essentials (paper products,towels etc) kitchen has all utensils and what not. Great view of the beach. Right on between Pier Park and the whole Wonder works area. Shipwreck island walking distance away. Walmart five minutes away.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here last week and enjoyed it. The 2bdr unit was very clean and well stocked with all kitchen supplies, plenty of bed linens, and towels. The view was great and location was good also. There was plenty to do within walking distance. Parking was tight but it was plentiful. We paid $1900 for the week which I thought... More

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Lewisville, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were at this hotel for the Ironman 2013 race in Panama City. I was a little skeptic when we drove up, since the outside wasn't much to look at. I was even more skeptical when I saw that the doors opened from the outside. However, I was quickly proven wrong. The view was incredible. The hotel is right on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have Sterling Reef a 3 rating because we come here for the beach!!! The beach was incredibly dirty and they didn't grate the sand to get rid of all the broken shells either!!! You couldn't hardly walk to the ocean from the condo building without cutting your feet open on the shells, it was awful! We rent a privately... More

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Howell, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Nice condo we did vacation rental by owner unit 106 1st floor with huge deck. Walmart just a short drive. It is away from the spring breakers so if u are looking to be in that mix u won't be. The pool is small and no hot tub. Our friends stayed at grand panama their pools were way nicer and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Sterling Reef was a stop during a two week vacation, and I think it was one of the best locations during our trip. The beach was unbelievable. We stayed in unit 304 and it fit all our needs. The desk is only open until five, however, it was very easy to access our keys and enter our condo. The unit... More

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Right on the beach! Nice balcony...gorgeous view! Always rent directly from owners! I always use vrbo! Better prices and usually nicer furnishings! #1406 is great! Clean, well appointed, spacious...2 full bedrooms, 2 full baths...washer/dryer...full kitchen...amazing view! Kelly was awesome to work with!

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This condo is independently owned, so it is not managed by Sterling Resorts. And after reading some of the reviews on this property, I think that might be a good thing. Our unit was ready early when we arrived, which was a nice surprise. The condo was very clean and decorated nicely. We had plenty of towels, etc. The kitchen... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

We really loved our Condo! Looks just like the pictures JG's has posted!!! Booking with John & Sierra was great, very nice husband/wife team! They made the process really easy and had pretty good rates!!! The Elevators are a little slow, but they worked all but 1 time going down! The only issue we had was the tenants above us... More

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Grayson, Georgia
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18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We scheduled a last minute PCB vacation for July and had trouble finding budget friendly places on the beach large enough for our group and available for a Sun-Sun rental (most only allow Sat.-Sat., which we couldn't do). We booked our room through BookIt.com. Our reservation told us our check-in was 4 PM. So, we scheduled our drive from the... More

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Address: 12011 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sterling Reef 3.5*
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Sterling Reef is a high-rise beachfront condominium located next to Shipwreck Island and near other family activities and popular restaurants. Sterling Reef offers 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom fully-equipped condominiums with private balconies in a resort setting that includes a beachside pool, grill area, and fitness center. Amenities include garage parking, meeting/reception facilities, and free high-speed Internet access. Sterling Resorts guests enjoy unlimited free DVD rentals and access to the nearby Bay Point Resort. ... more   less 
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