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Gulf Sands Motel

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8042 West Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
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Gulf Sands Motel
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I find it difficult to leave negative reviews however ..... We arrived and were checked in at the "cheap" price of 70 dollars. We arrived at the room and as soon as we opened the door the smell of mildew hit us. We saw a number of cockroaches in the room and when I went to the office to complain... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Couldn't find a room anywhere after traveling 300 miles on a motorcycle. Had no other choice. There is something dark that's been running down the wall. Laid on the bed and a spider ran across my arm. Had a bad smell. The TV kept buzzing. Low class room that was almost scary for $100 a night.

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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We recently had a vacation near this area,we arrived a day early and could not find a motel with a vacancy so we had to stay at at this motel for one night.We were charged a hundred dollars to stay in this dump,the room was filthy,there were bugs,mold in the shower area so bad and we had 2 towels in... More 

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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
6 helpful votes 6 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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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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Address: 8042 West Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Port Saint Joe
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Gulf Sands Hotel Port Saint Joe

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