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3.5 of 5 Villa   |   12011 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Howell, MI
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Winder, Georgia
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Jonesboro, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I agree with mandi5380, do not spend your hard earn money here, there are many other places that are better and we have stayed at some of them. We will never stay at Sterling Reef again. Floors were not vacuum, room had not been cleaned, no clean towels, dirty towels in washer, no toilet paper, sheets for sofa bed, old... More

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Gadsden, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Our unit was excellent (203). Kitchen was fully stocked. Beds & bathrooms very roomy and nicely furnished. Easy check in/check out. We had an issue with our A/C one evening that was resolved the next morning. Sterling Resorts compensated my family for the inconvenience with no problem. Great location. The only downside to our stay was the pool is rather... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Do not spend your hard earned money here. There are many places on the beach that are better. The service here is horrible! The unit was not clean and had mold on the shower curtains. There is NO security and the staff will not help you with anything. The elevators are slow, dirty, and don't work half of the time.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We planned to come on sunday, but got there saturday @1. The guy behind the front desk did his best to get us the extra night, & we got to stay in the same room for all the 5 nights. Theres no housekeeping, but thats why u have the washer and dryer, so u can wash your towels and whatever... More

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Also Known As:
Sterling Reef Hotel
Sterling Reef Hotel Panama City Beach
Address: 12011 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 76 Specialty lodging in Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sterling Reef 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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