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The Watercrest

6201 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
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  • 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old units that are barely cleaned from previous tennents. Old stove where 2 eyes didn't work and a microwave that randomly cooked things. Silverware and plates old and worn and missing half of the kitchen utensils. Bathrooms were cruise ship sized and moldy and sporadic water pressure with poor drainage. Really picky about not drying things on back porch but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We booked a room on the first floor in order to have quick and easy access to the beach and pool. We are traveling with our children and grandchildren ages 6, 3 and 2 months. We arrived to find our view and convenient access to the pool blocked due to construction on the roof. They closed the pool today on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the water crest in It was clean and well stocked. I was told no construction was going on. We had no pool for two days and our Ac wasn't doing too good. Check in times are very strict! We played by the rules but had to wait for them to finish cleaning. They were nice and it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A group of 24 of us stayed here late May. The condos were perfect! We got to view several and each one was furnished nicely. The view was phenomenal. The staff was very helpful and courteous. Our only complaint was that while their contract says each condo gets two parking spaces, we only prepaid for one and needed to pay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here for Memorial Day weekend at Premium price for 3 night minimum in 2 bedroom condo 1006. NO cable TV service for the entire weekend-what kind of place would not know that the cable was unavailable in this unit before renting it???? Then they send a maintenance person without telling us they were coming -ringing the doorbell and banging... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in condo 1607, while the condo itself was not as clean as I would have liked it to be, the shower curtain liners had mold hanging off the bottoms and the tubs would not drain, Sterling took care of our maintenance needs in a very timely manner. The grounds of this condo are immaculate and they are constantly... More 

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Stacey S, General Manager at The Watercrest, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your feed back and we are in the process of improving our housekeeping quality to meet our Sterling Standards. In general the property will be under construction starting in September and on going through-out the winter. There is some construction going on at this point, but will not affect the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We loved this place. Stayed in Unit 810. Newly renovated and the views from the balconies of the sunset and sunrise were spectacularly. I especially love the night time views of PCB and Thomas Drive area. Racquetball, tennis, shuffleboard...all kinds of stuff to do. Would definitely recommend.

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Stacey S, Manager at The Watercrest, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Watercrest. We do offer wonderful amenities for everyone, and you can't beat the views! We look forward to you staying with us again! Stacey Spinosa General Manager 850-250-2000 More 

Trumann, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed again at The Watercrest the first week in August 2014 in the same unit booking with Maureen and again our vacation was wonderful. Our two granddaughters now think this is definitely our vacation spot every year. Our youngest granddaughter turned 6 while we were there and we decorated the patio with special lighting and it was beautiful. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

the condo we stayed in had a wonderful huge balcony all across living room and from bedroom it was a nice place just older had a huge pool ocean front down by the clubs and marina we don't like that end of panama as well as the other end by pier park

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Douglasville, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

NEVER rent unit 1504 at Water Crest!!!! !!!!!! Had to rate it 1 star because 0 star wasn't an option. Don’t be fooled by the pictures… EXTREMELY OLD, WORN OUT, UNSAFE AND NASTY!!!! We will NEVER use Royal American. Used them twice and both times we encountered pricing problems. Hidden fees surfaced when we got there to check in and... More 

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