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Gulf Sands Motel

8042 West Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Lady in office was very helpful, knowledgable of the area, & friendly. Owners need to paint & few other things. Great location ... across street from beautiful white sand beach, next to a pub with great oysters and burgers, and not too far to get to other cool things. No pets allowed but that's cool ... no smelly rooms. Great... More

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Destin, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I read all the reviews and decided to book 2 nights anyway because we just needed a place to crash for a few hrs during a quick family trip to the Port St. Joe area. BIG MISTAKE!!! When we arrived the owner double charged our credit card despite being quoted $55 a night by phone and prices listed on the... More

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Lafayette, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have been staying at the Gulf Sands for many years. I have always enjoyed my stay. Any time I needed extra towels or Toilet paper there was never a problem. The owners Kay and Jay have always been very nice to me. in the many years I have stayed there ,the rooms have always been clean. It is an... More

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St. Pete, FL
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had to change our travel plans and reroute to the PCB area literally 12 hours before the 3-day weekend began. Every hotel in the area was booked; I started calling every motel from PCB south along the shoreline and the first place with an available room was the Gulf Sands Motel. I booked over the phone and THEN read... More

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Burlison, Tn
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Where we come from this type of motel charges by the hour. And that's all I've got to say about that. Air was off when we arrived at 11:30 pm and it took until the next day to cool the room. It beat sleeping in the car and made for an interesting story, but I really wish the other places... More

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vevay, in
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

i tried ti to rent a room at the gulf sands this past may. i have a service dog.. and was denied a room. i was very tired so did not pursue the matter...but beware, they do no follow the laws, even when shown the dog's badge and information about the ADA rules

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Ashford, Alabama, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

After reading the reviews on this hotel AFTER we booked for the weekend we were surprised to find there were no bugs, mold, or monsters under the bed at this hotel. While it was a tad pricey I do have to concede that it is the height of summer. I don't think their off-season pricing is too bad. The beds... More

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Panama City, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

It was mid-summer when I had came down to Port St.Joe for a wedding and I needed three rooms. I looked up the reviews to this place and i didn't really want to stay here but the whole town was booked so i didn't really have a choice. Anyways i got the rooms at an affordable price and they all... More

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Bainbridge, Georgia
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

The staff and owners are very rude. Did not enjoy my vacation for having to deal with these people. Roaches everywhere. Worst motel I have ever staid in!!!!

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

Very nasty, mold smelled like a dead rat. Only way to get your money back is to call police. If your choice is between staying here and going home GO HOME!!! YOU will have a better time.

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Also Known As:
Gulf Sands Hotel Port Saint Joe
Address: 8042 West Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Port Saint Joe
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Port Saint Joe

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