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Beachcomber by the Sea

17101 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked here only reading the positive reviews. Don't do it my fellow travelers. I travel A LOT. and this is the worse and first trip advisor review I've ever done. Musty throw up smell. Trash on the balcony and floors. Staff is rude! Gross. Horrible continental breakfast. Outdated. Bugs. Only thing nice was the ocean view. Invest more in... More 

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8 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 of us (all family members) stayed at this hotel for 4 days in December. Good location - right on the beach. Nice medium size heated outdoor pool. Limited basic breakfast was included. The rooms are getting a little dated and should be refurbished, but the small kitchen area is very convenient. There was a separate bedroom and a separate... More 

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Greg C, Social Media Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

IslandViewer; Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our off season rates attract a large number of travelers who prefer to experience the beach with lower temperatures, humidity and crowds. Our heated pool and hot tub are among the favorite amenities with our winter vacationers. We are almost done with updating our guest suites and I think... More 

Elgin, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We only stay one night on our trip across USA LA to Miami and the beachcomber was probably the second best of all our stays. Great clean room with great view and all the staff very friendly and helpful. Its a pity that we did not have time to use to pool, beach and tub. A little more expensive than... More 

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Greg C, Social Media Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

Eddie P; Thank you choosing to stay with us on your cross-country, USA adventure! Your kind words regarding the cleanliness of your suite, the helpfulness of the staff and unbeatable view are appreciated and what we strive for! We hope to entertain you again...hopefully for more than one night! Beach Wishes; Greg and the Beachcomber Team More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

If you are looking for a 5 start hotel, keep looking. This is a value hotel but the value is well worth it. The hotel has a great view, nice pool and hot tub, it is very close to pier park and other night life / restaurant locations. The continental breakfast is not a 4 course meal but is sufficient... More 

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PCBFLLOCAL, Social Media Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate your honest review on your recent stay with us! Yes, we are not a five-star resort, however we the views, location and staff that a value-minded traveler would expect...and more! We hope to entertain you again real soon! Greg and the Beachcomber Team More 

Eufaula, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

First off, let me say that I would never write a negative review of anything unless it was REALLY bad. As a matter of fact, I have never written a bad review at all! I have dealt with dirty rooms and unfriendly staff in the past and didn't complain.....mostly because it just takes a lot to bother me. With that... More 

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PCB32413, Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review and for the kind words about our staff. I wish you would have notified us to a possible issue in your room while you were here, especially one to this nature. We take pride in housekeeping to keep our rooms clean and pest free. Since receiving this review we have had... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights. The staff was very friendly. Nice "little " continental breakfast area . The loud air unit made the room uncomfortable and stuffy, but an adjustment was made the second day. We would not have been able to use the sleeper sofa if we needed to. Too hard.

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PCBFLLOCAL, Social Media Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

The Seabreeze Jazz Fest is a terrific event (my personal favorite)! Most Jazz goers prefer to walk to the event being as we are so close to Pier Park! I wish to apologize for the issue you experienced with your climate control unit in your suite; I am glad that it was promptly repaired by our engineering team. I would... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Reasonably priced hotel near the city pier and Pier Park. Was convenient to the New Years Eve party and fireworks display. Overflow parking was nearby and sufficient. View was excellent as was the beach access. Breakfast area was small and selection was limited, but had plenty of other options nearby. Front desk staff was very friendly, helpful and eager to... More 

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We appreciate your business and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay! See you next time! More 

Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed at this hotel over Christmas and would never come back. The room had a terrible smell and was in bad shape, corners were all dinged up, bathtub had chips in it, no cutlery in the "kitchen", cheap motel style comforters, hair all over that wasn't ours. It made no sense to us that the beds are in the... More 

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PCBFLLOCAL, Social Media Manager at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your experience with us was less than favorable. I do wish to thank you for your informative review. I will and have addressed your concerns regarding the quality of our facilities, breakfast and staff with the appropriate department directors. Our property has undergone a very extensive update recently (mid January) everything from new furniture,... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed at Beachcomber for a few nights with the family (3 children). We had a large King suite on the 7th floor. Room was just big enough for us all. While we didn't really do any cooking in the room it was nice to have that option available. The view from the balcony was simply amazing! The kids loved the... More 

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. I appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know how much you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
84 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the Beachcomber and enjoyed our stay. The room/condo we were in was a little rough around the edges and not the cleanest place we have stayed but we were comfortable enough for a 2-night stay. The balcony was great, there is a fabulous view and room for 2 to sit and enjoy the ocean and... More 

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your review. We hope that you will be back again soon. More 

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