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“A Hidden Gem” 5 of 5 stars
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1601 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, AL AL 36528   |  
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Donalsonville, Georgia
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20 reviews
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“A Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Oh my goodness, this place is fantastic! We will certanily make plans to go back as soon as possible. My family stayed in a three bedroom condo with tons of room. Very nice and clean. I love the fact that one can walk out on the balcony from the master bedroom as well as the livingroom. What a an excellent view! I couldn't believe the size of the balcony! Everyone could sit comfortably looking out at the beautiful sunsets. We saw tons of dolphins from the balcony. The children swam in the heated indoor pool. (I learned the outdoor pool will be heated starting next month) The excersice room has a remarkable view as well. I enjoyed walking along the beach each morning picking up massive shells. I saw an octopus and a live jellyfish. Great place for our family to vacation.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Germantown, Tennessee
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We booked our condo on VRBO. Covered parking and the facility is kept up well. Indoor/outdoor pool...very clean with plenty of seating. We never had to wait on an elevator and were able to park super close to our unit. Expect a good 10-15 minute walk to the beach though (even though the condos ARE beach front). We were told the water used to be very close but after hurricane Katrina the shore line has slowly moved out. The beach is nice and not crowded. This was our first trip to the area and were surprised to see multiple oil rigs in the distance. If you can get past that, this is a great place to visit!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

For a thousand a week this was by far the best stay I've ever had. I bought a crab trap and caught and ate fresh crab. It was an experience of a life time! I would recommend it to anyone. The only down fall was the walk to the water but worth every step.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The building and amenities are very nice. Property well kept up. Staff was very nice and helpful. Gave me quick overview of island for eating, shopping, etc. Booked through ACP Real Estate on line. Was easy and efficient. Liked that they did not have a 3 night minimum. View from room was great. Would stay here again!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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North of Atlanta
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We were here for a long weekend leading up to the 4th of July. We used ACP Reality (loved them), and stayed on the 7th (top) floor. The condo was so spacious and well done- we had 4 adults, 3 kids with us. The kitchen had everything you might need or think you might need, and the washer/dryer was necessary. We loved the 2 pools, especially the outdoor pool. The only thing we did not enjoy was slogging through the warm/ marshy water to get from the condo to the beach. The beach was amazingly calm and uncrowded. We would definately come back here!

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

This was our first stay on the island. We used ACP reality for booking and will continue to use them for years to come. Very friendly and knowledgable about things to do and information for your trip. The room was comfortable, great view of the ocean. We used the grills downstairs by the pool area twice. The only problem we had with this condo was the king bed was not very comfortable. It creaked and made noise with every move either of us made. May just need maintenance or replaced.
Great kitchen appliances and we found everything we needed for basic cooking. I would suggest bringing your own cutting knives and larger skillets if you plan to cook a lot which we did due to fresh seafood on the island. Cant wait till June we are coming back! !
Worst part of the trip: Leaving!!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Overland Park, Kansas
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

This is my second visit to Dauphin Island and my second visit to Holiday Isle. My family loves this condo complex. We were even more surprised with the wonderful accommodations with Condo #608. it is well appointed and perfectly stocked. One of the nicer condos I have rented over the years. My teenage daughter commented on how much she likes it because it feels like home. You can't beat the beauty and privacy of Dauphin Island. I am constantly recommending it to friends.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Holiday Isle Resort

Address: 1601 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, AL AL 36528
Location: United States > Alabama > Dauphin Island
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Dauphin Island
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Holiday Isle Hotel Dauphin Island

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