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SummerPlace Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14047 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL 32541   |  
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Ranked #6 of 39 hotels in Destin
Red Wing, Minnesota
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“Nice Place/Nice Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Stay was on February 13, 2013 and the staff at check in and check out were very nice and helpful. Room was clean and spacious (had a King room), plenty of parking, and very close to a couple of restaurants (Bubba Gump and Joe's Crab Shack). Overall, I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Only downside is (and this certainly isn't their fault) is there is limited access from the highway, so it can be a little tricky getting into their parking lot. For those of you considering this hotel, and you are heading east bound, you have to kind of loop around the block to get there.

The continental breakfast was pretty standard - they had waffles and the oatmeal with the brown sugar and craisans was a nice touch.

Would definitely recommend this place to family and friends.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to share about SummerPlace Inn! I can't thank you enough - and to know you literally just checked out and took the time to share about this experience - well that tells us that we have succeeded in not only helping make memories - but being a part of that memory as well! We can't wait to see you again, and please be sure to let us know that you are a returning guest - and we will do our very best to have our oatmeal special out while you are here next time again :)

Hope to see you soon!
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

One of the best values in the off season. Always friendly staff, and the place was very clean. The pools are a bit small. The water pressure in the shower was low. The free breakfast is about what you would expect, as many hotels offer the free continental breakfast. The free Wi-Fi worked the entire time, but it's not the fastest I've experienced. Nice TV, with cable and HBO, micowave, and small fridge.
We will continue to go there in the future.

Room Tip: Not all rooms have balcony
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  • Stayed February 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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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
I wanted to thank you for sharing about your experience here at SummerPlace Inn. We absolutely love hearing that our guests will be back - and to see that we hit top rankings across the board, combined with your commitment to stay with us again - this let's us know that we delivering on our motto: Superior Style. Superior Service.

We sincerley look forward to seeing you again soon - and don't forget to let us know you are a return guest so that we can be sure to note your preferences!

Sincerely,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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ontario
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8 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We were pleased with the hotel facilities and friendly service. The room was very well appointed, clean and comfortable and very quiet which was much appreciated after travelling for two days. We enjoyed a decent breakfast before leaving and we would stay there again whenever we are in Destin.

Room Tip: If you get a room on the front of the hotel you will be facing the ocean.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thank you so much for sharing about our lovely hotel :)

The best acknowledgement we can get is hearing our guests say that they will be staying with us the next time they are in Destin. There is no greater reward in service than to hear this - so I thank you so much for giving us that loyalty. I can assure you we will do our best to get you on the Gulf of Mexico facing side on your next visit :)

Best Regards,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Huntsville, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This was planned visit to sister before she goes to massive chemo and radiation treatment. They had excelent breakfast every day.Staff gave good directions to attractions.Weather was not the best for return trip home and the staff was concerned suggested we stay another nite till weather clears . Crab Shack next door

Room Tip: rooms on front maybe a little more noisy due to traffic but have better view,,not that the back does...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
First I want to let you know that we are continuing to keep your sister and your family in our thoughts as we know this is a very rough time. On top of that, I can not thank you enough for taking the time to share about our hotel after your stay. I'm so glad to know you made it home safely - and anything that we can do to help during this time with your sister - please don't hesitate to ask!

Sincerely,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Crestview, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Great value, but the cleanliness was lacking. There was hair in the bathroom and a cup with cigarette butts on the balcony. The service was excellent! Great customer service and they made it right fast!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, January 30, 2013
First I'd like to express my apologies for the issues you had with your room. This is not a standard we take lightly - and I'm extremely regretful that we let you down. I'm glad to hear that we corrected the issues immediately - but I would like to personally follow up with you as well to ensure that not only have we addressed all concerns but also to help make our mistake right. Please call me directly at the hotel.

Best regards,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Alabama
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

I usually stay in Hilton family hotels but my boyfriend picked this hotel when he planned our NYE 2012 trip to Destin. I've stayed in Hampton Inns, Embassy Suites, Hiltons, Homewood, and a couple of Marriott hotels, and I can honestly say that this hotel is amazing! I wasn't a part of the check in process but my boyfriend said the associate was very friendly. When I entered the hotel, it looked and smelled very clean. Our room was very spacious. It had a microwave and refrigerator. Also there's free internet and we had no problems connecting our iPhones and iPads. The bathroom was also spacious! One thing I loved and appreciated with this hotel is the extensive channel listing. Our room was on the back side of the hotel, facing the baseball field, which was cool. Suites are on the front side of the hotel. This location is perfect to the beach, the mall, the outlet, and lots of restaurants.Also the continental breakfast was cool. I had a waffle the first morning, but I saw muffins, pastries, fruit, apple and orange juices, etc.

SummerPlace is my Destin hotel. Great Price! Amazing Amenities! Great Location! Why stay anywhere else?

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Wow! Thank you so very much for all the great things you shared about SummerPlace Inn. We pride ourselves on offering a level of quality one can expect from Marriott and Hilton but at a price that is fair and reasonable. While we are the only SummerPlace Inn - our company actually owns over 30 Marriott and Hilton properties - and we hold that responsibility of representation with very high regard. I personally am grateful that you took the time to share that we succeeded and I hope should you return to Destin we will have the priviledge of taking care of you again!

Sincerely,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Lexington, Tennessee
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Check in was quick and painless. Desk clerks were great (stayed a week). Housekeeping was good.The room was clean and had a good smell. Daily contin. breakfast with waffles. Indoor and out door pools. Recommend

Its right on 98 and that road is very busy. You must cross 98 to get to beach, takes about 5 minutes to walk. Next door to Bubba Gump, Joe's Crap Shack and go cart track.

Room Tip: Ask for room on front. View of ball fields on back.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
I wanted to say Thank You for taking the time after your vacation to share about your experience at the SummerPlace Inn. I hope that should your travels return you to Destin we are priviledged to earn your business again and are able to get you that front view of the Gulf of Mexico :)

Best Regards,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Address: 14047 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL 32541
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Destin
#5 Business Hotel in Destin
#8 Romantic Hotel in Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — SummerPlace Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the premier choice for hotel rooms in Destin Florida USA – the SummerPlace Inn. Our Florida styled hotel is perfect for overnight Destin hotel accommodations when you want a break from the ordinary. Come see for yourself why we have quickly become the local’s choice for a Destin boutique hotel.The SummerPlace Inn Destin Hotel is newly remodeled with guest rooms decorated in British Colonial theme. Our hotel is near everything you are looking for - including the sparkling Emerald Coast beaches. Located directly on the Emerald Coast Parkway, (US-98) we’re the perfect choice for whatever brings you to Destin. ... more   less 
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