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2.5 of 5 Condominium   |   6201 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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La Grange, KY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Watercrest is an older property that is beautifully maintained. It is the cleanest condo property I've ever seen in the area. The grounds are way above average in terms of landscaping and flowers. The inside atrium sets the property off from others, and the pool and hot tub area is beautiful. They also have well-maintained shuffleboard and tennis courts,... More

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Tennessee
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8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Hi there.....Our family's been heading down to PCB for many many years & we've stayed at seems like hundred's of condo homes throughout the years. I always try to find one for our "family" vacation where the adults & my grandchildren are comfortable. I want my two grandsons and my nephew to always have their own space and bedroom/bathroom. I... More

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Trumann, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Our recent visit to The Watercrest unit 305 was wonderful. Our family had everything you would need. The view of the pool and the ocean, the well decorated condo and the friendliness of the owner, Marleen Hess. She was great to rent from and will again. We had 4 adults a d 2 granddaughters and everyone loved it. Thank you... More

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Loganville, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Unit 410. Terrible beyond terrible. We will NEVER stay here again. Customer service is rude. Hidden fees, and nasty beaches. Alarms go off in the middle if the night. W went too stay for 3 nights, with our whole family, including a toddler. The very first day we arrive at 12pm. Checked in at the headquarters, we were told that... More

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Brunswick, Georgia
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have been to many condominiums along the Gulf Coast over the past 23 years. This condo ranks among the top for value and quality. The furnishings were excellent and you can tell that the owner wanted to make it more than just a cheap investment. The rooms were spacious, the wall fixtures were pleasing, and the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My friend and our 2 daughters rented a unit from Oaseas , unit 1608! We had no idea how horrible the condo would be. Upon walking in we were greeted by filthy carpet, stains and it was worn to the tacks that my daughter and her friend stub their toes on it. The furniture was old and looked like it... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at Watercrest last year and it was very good. This year, not so much. Started off on the wrong foot I guess, if you use Oaseas resorts, you now have to check in at another location about 3 miles away. That would not have been a problem If I was told that upfront, but I was not. We get... More

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Tifton, Georgia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This condo was awful. When we walked in it had a horrible musty odor. We got some candles from Alvin's Island to make it smell better. The kitchen faucet was loose and falling apart. The electrical outlets in the bathroom did not work. Kitchen cabinets were falling apart with an old written note saying "I am under repair". No decent... More

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Tifton, Georgia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We walked in and immediately noticed a missing cabinet front. There was a note from the maint. man that said he would return it as soon as it was repaired. The paper the note was written on was so old it was turning yellow. Sand covered the floor. The balcony was disgusting. If you walked on it, you would have... More

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Sparta MI
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Got #1001 week after spring week, was wonderful!!!!! Had a great week, condo was beautiful, all appliances worked great, all basic equipment was there, just an overall good time. We rented from Janie'''s which might make a difference.

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Additional Information about The Watercrest

Also Known As:
The Watercrest Hotel Panama City Beach
The Watercrest Hotel
Address: 6201 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #66 of 76 Specialty lodging in Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Watercrest 2.5*
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