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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
    3.5 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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Hollywood, CA
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is close to all the Panama City Beach action. Whether visiting for Spring Break or simply a summer trip, this hotel has it all. The layout is more like a small resort, featuring a small onsite convention center, bar, restaurant and even a cafeteria. This hotel is close to Wal-Mart, other souvenir shops and two fun local Clubs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could give this place a zero I would. There was throw up in our room when we first checked in and VERY dirty. I wiped some water off the floor and my paper towel was completely black. Security is awful, one of our friends room got broken into and out deadbolt barely worked. The toilets barely work as... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stay wasn't too good. Would expect more from a resort hotel in PCB our room didn't have a dresser, enough clean towels at checkin for 6 people. Room didn't ever get clean during our entire stay. No flat screen TVs. Fridge barely got cold enough to keep beverages cold. Ice machine down the hall could not handle the amount... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel as a last available choice.. the housekeeping was bad overall, the TV had no remote, there was sand in our beds, there were bugs, there was only one available outlet (in the bathroom) to charge phones or batteries, there were soap dispensers in the showers like a locker room used to hold hair products and soap... More 

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in was okay, no welcoming smiles. Room was a decent size but found hair all over the bathroom floor. Scratchy bedspreads so its a good thing i brought my own bed linens. Was woken up at 125am when the room next to me was rented. We had an adjoining door that he or she tried to open repeatedly. It... More 

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Boonsboro, Maryland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although this is not a hotel I would normally stay at it meets my needs. Furniture and decor are dated, however understandable based on the fact that this hotels mainstay visitor is the college spring break crowd in March of each year. Clean and spacious. The balcony is the best part of the room, fantastic view of the white sugary... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Can hear dogs barking on one side and people yelling on the other. No rest. Very late check in. The view was the best with the ocean roaring. Alot of restaurants around. The food court was closed. Could not find an ice machine.

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kentucjy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Just stayed over the weekend and it was great! The staff was so wonderful. She upgraded our room because I had made a mistake and booked a small room for 3 children. She took care of it with no problems. Our room was clean and very spacious. We had a toilet issue while we were there and they took care... More 

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Apalachicola, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Roaches, Blood spatter on the wall in the bathroom, and bring your own T~Paper very rough, could of use a good dusting to, Price was great , location great, Rusty Anchor could have use better music.Would trying staying there again just to see if they improve on the cleaning

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Gadsden, Alabama
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went down for a couple of nights between Christmas and New Years. Nice stay for the price. Clean, quiet room directly on the beach. Staff was very friendly. Good location within walking distance of bars and restaurants.

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