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Beachcomber by the Sea

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   17101 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
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Ranked #23 of 52 hotels in Panama City Beach
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm packing up to leave as I write this review. I have to admit I was leary bc of the reviews about this place but I booked a 2 double bed suite for 3 nights regardless bc I know some ppl are impossible to please and finding a decent place down here during the summer is a pain. Anyway I... More

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was excellent and because of the size of the hotel, the beach was not very crowded. The room itself needs a thorough cleaning and updating. I think the pull out sofa bed was the original. Our main concern was the cleanliness of the carpet in the living area. Our feet were black every day from walking on it.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked in and the front desk staff could use some more people skills... The man selling the umbrellas and beach items was very unsure of his job! We got to our room and we were very pleased.... The location of the hotel is excellent.... Very close to stores such as Winn Dixie or quik stops and also within easy... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was as expected when we arrived. The front desk staff weren't the most welcoming but weren't exactly rude either. The pool was bombarded by little kids all week so we didn't exactly get to use the pool, but that's not the hotels fault. The breakfast was the typical continental breakfast, cereal, waffles,oatmeal, bagels, and juices. They don't have free... More

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soddy daisy.tn
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Folks beware.....after using their hot tub my son and i both experienced hot tub rash.......and after many painful weeks and much expensive medicine we are starting to recover.....they did offer me discounts to come back and stay with them.......but no thanks and I will be checking the ph and cleanliness at any motel from now on..........they claimed it couldn't have... More

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Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico from our balcony. Loved how the bedroom was separated from the living room and kitchen area. A+ ...! Looking forward to coming back :) Highly recommended for families with kids.

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Newnan, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in everything was ok but we went out to eat and we put our drinks and such in the refrigerator and , left we return after we got groceries and the refrigerator had not got our drinks cold so we had to call the desk and we had to put our food in another room till morning so... More

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

Thank you for your review. Yes, we are not a condo. We are a hotel and never advertise ourselves as a condo. With that said, we are even better than your regular hotel in the sense that our rooms are set up condo style. We are a suites hotel. We have double suites and king suites. Each has 1 bedroom... More

owings mills maryland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The location was great, because you are right on the beach, and away from the main cluster of hotels. Down by Pier Park (main cluster) it is noisy and the kids riding the mopeds are whizzing thru the streets and constantly honking their horns. The hotel is older and we were told that it was updated. The rooms were clean.... More

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

Yes, there is a beach rental service, separate from the resort, that will rent you a set of lounge chairs and an umbrella for the day. However, guests also have the option of setting up their own. We do not have a pool bar but we do have a beachfront pool with tables and chairs plus grilling area. Thank you... More

Alachua
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There are no umbrellas by the pool. The front desk staff are very unfriendly and unhelpful. You have to pay $40 per day for beach chairs and umbrella. As they have THEIR chairs in front of the rooms on the beach guests are NOT allowed to put their chairs in front of them meaning you have to walk to the... More

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

Dear Patricia U, I'm sorry you were not pleased with your stay. We are always striving to improve our service and product, and guest feedback helps us to do that so I thank you for your review. The beach rental company, separate from the hotel, has a portion of the beach. This is where they have their lounge chairs and... More

Garland, TX
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

I am the sponsor of a high school musical organization. I brought a group of 40 students to stay at the Beachcomber in order to perform at a local music festival. I've brought groups to Panama City Beach before but this was the first time to stay at this property. The hotel is older but all of the rooms were... More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your great experience at Beachcomber By The Sea with others! I appreciate your accolades about our clean rooms and pleasant staff as well as our security. Thank you for pointing out our great beachfront location and convince to everything. It really is second to none! More

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Address: 17101 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beachcomber by the Sea 2.5*
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Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Panama City Beach #13 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach
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