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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
Mundelein, Illinois, United States
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3 hotel reviews
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“Great at the last minute”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Booked via priceline at the last minute from the road. Very satisfied with the hotel as a whole. Hotel was very clean. Staff seemed very pleasant. Coffee served at the free continental breakfa. st and in the room tasted horrible, but that is just a taste preference. Beware of one thing, if you stay during the spring break season the hotel has a policy of taking a 200 dollar deposit. To me that seems a bit excessive. Priceline does not mention this anywhere. The desk clerk was able to assist with lowering that due to the fact that neither me or my fiancé are anywhere near spring-breakers...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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mistellelangen, General Manager at SummerPlace Inn, responded to this review, March 17, 2013
I wanted to follow up and not only thank you for choosing to stay with us at SummerPlace Inn - but to also follow up regarding the small discrepancy with your booking with Priceline. We are following up with Priceline to be sure that the hotel policy is noted on their site, as we definitely do not want to confuse guests in any way. I appreciate your concern of the deposit required - and most importantly I am glad that we were able to accomodate you and resolve the matter efficiently as to not overly inconvenience you. Again, I will be following up with priceline to assure that we don't have this confusion in the future - as we highly value all of our 3rd party booking sites - and want to be sure our guests are 100% taken care of - no matter how they book their reservation!

Also, thank you for sharing about the positive experiences you had here at SummerPlace. The most important thing to us is knowing our guests feel the value they deserve to feel - and when we accomplish that - we know we are on the right track!

Hope to see you again soon!
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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NSB, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Stayed at SummerPlace Inn for business. The property is in great shape and the staff extremely friendly and professional. Hotel is very centrally located in Destin and not more than a few miles from anything. Was recommended this hotel by a friend that traels to the area often and I was definitely happy with the selection.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 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, March 17, 2013
First I would like to thank you for taking the chance based on your friends tip and choosing to stay at SummerPlace Inn! We are so proud that not only were we able to impress the friend who referred you to us - and then to find that we continued our exceptional service and won you over as a loyal guest is just icing on the cake :)

Thank you so much for allowing us the opportunity to take care of your travel needs - and we hope that we are able to take care of you again on any upcoming trips back to Destin!

Sincerely,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night on Feb. 28, 2013 and was impressed by how spacious and clean our room was! Would highly recommend this place!

Positives: Convenient location (the beach was across the street, just walk); low rates; free breakfast, spacious room, comfy king size bed, large bathroom

Negatives: I can't think of any?

Tip: Favorite Restaurant to go is McGuire's Irish Pub! Incredible experience there!

  • 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, March 17, 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to share about your experience here at SummerPlace Inn! We are so tickled that you could not think of anything that was a con during your stay! Also, your tip about McGuires is excellent - as this is also a local favorite as well!

We sure hope to see you again!

Sincerely,
Mistelle Langen, General Manager
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Red Wing, Minnesota
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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
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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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Additional Information about SummerPlace Inn

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
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Destin
#6 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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Also Known As:
Summerplace Hotel Destin
Best Western Destin
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