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“Best place to stay in Destin” 5 of 5 stars
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Destin on the Gulf
600 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin, FL 32541   |  
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Ranked #44 of 58 Specialty lodging in Destin
Tallahassee, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Best place to stay in Destin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

We visit Destin frequently for shopping and short holidays. We have stayed all over the region, and "Destin on the Gulf" is the overall best place we have found. A smaller condo building in downtown Destin, right on the water, the building is minutes from great shopping and restaurants and has amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico as well as Destin's beach curving away to the East. John Butler is particularly dedicated to customer service, and is ready to go the extra mile for his guests. The condos have two bedrooms, one with panoramic Gulf views and the other overlooking the city of Destin, and two full baths as well. Units ending in "7" have a west-facing window in the dining area, providing the best views. Convenient, affordable, and well managed--overall a great value and a wonderful way to relax in Destin!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2009

We stayed in unit #702 which was perfect. We arrived early and the people at Resort Quest let us check in early (which never happens) it was great. The unit had a fantastic view of the ocean from the balcony & the bedroom window! The beach was right out front. We didn't use the pool, but it also looked very nice. Two charcoal grills can be used outside by anyone staying which is a nice addition.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2009

Destin on the Gulf is the greatest place to stay in Destin. You get a free round of golf every day, free deep sea fishing, free tickets/mini golf at The Track just for staying there. It's really affordable and the condos are nice. It's typically a pretty laid-back quiet place as well. It also is next to a bunch of houses with large property to the left so there isn't too much crowding on the beach because you can expand that way.

The only downfall is that this area of the beach, due to hurricanes, global warming, etc. are diminishing and in a few years there may not be much beach to speak of, such as the Jetty East which is just a few resorts down from D on the G.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Destin on the Gulf

Address: 600 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin, FL 32541
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 58 Specialty lodging in Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Destin on the Gulf Condominiums are nestled directly on the sugar white beaches of Destin Florida, the ideal destination for you next vacation. Our central location offers easy access to Destin's many recreational facilities and entertainment, including dining, fishing, boat cruises, water sport, and golfing. We are currently managed by Emerald Coast Vacation Rentals (ECVR) which offers free fishing, golf & more. ... more   less 
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