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Hotel at the Boardwalk Beach Resort

9600 South Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (Formerly Howard Johnson)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is absoletly the worst example of a hotel we have ever seen. this place is a filthy pigstye and we just about fainted when we first looked at our "room".we even talked to some of the fuul time residents in the area and they said this place was one of the worst in the area. we had even called... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed from the moment I got there what a dump rooms are ugly and in need of repair mattress must be 10 years old linen coming off them what was suppose to be a trip forme and my wife to enjoy as a surprise for her has turned into an embarrassment for me 2 more days of hell.woop woop

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Burlington Twp., United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NO resort that's for sure! Great location, OK prices, nothing fancy at all. My wife and I stayed here for Thunder Beach Bike Rally, 5 days & 4 nights, 4th night was free so that was a plus. Great view of the Gulf! Room was dirty and not fresh at all. The air conditioner buzzed all the time, the place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay here. For the price, it was perfect. Spacious room, clean bathroom. We stayed poolside but the walk to the beach is stunning behind the hotel. We will be visiting again soon and staying here, no doubt. The staff were very courteous and efficient. The only problem was the A/C sounded like it was gonna... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst security staff I've every ever met. They rented out handicapped spaces to vendors during a rally. The staffs attitude was so rude, they surely don't believe in customer service. We definitely won't be back.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical beach resort. Great location, staff was friendly and room was clean. Perfect location for Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally! The head chef was great and very helpful, could open for coffee in mornings a little earlier

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I felt ripped off, I thought I was booking a "resort", what I got was no better than a typical motel for resort prices. I will say the location and the beach were great. The room was adequate, nothing to get excited about, but not the cesspool some other reviewers claim them to be. Be sure to... More 

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Frankfort, Ohio, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well no bells and whistles here but when your sitting on the gulf of Mexico what else do you need? This trip is a long weekend for me and the wife with the added bonus of her 93 year old grandma. My room isn't anything special but it is clean with NO bugs. If your intention is to hang out... More 

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Dayton, Oregon
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! This place is AMAZING!!!!!!!! I took my dead sister and the closet was just big enough ;-). The black mold on the wall really complemented the dead carcass underneath the sheets. The overwhelming odor of rat feces and used condoms really set the atmosphere. My neighbor's bed was a little squeaky last night, you guys need to fix that.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I dont think ive ever stayed anywhere worse! First of all, its a teeny tiny space. The beds felt like you were just sleeping on sand. The floors were incredibly dirty if you walked barefoot your feet will turn black! Tv didnt even have cable everything is very outdated and tacky. Our stay came to an end very shortly after... More 

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