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Waters Edge Beach Resort
3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   590 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548   |  
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kentucky
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Really great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Great condo , Grady gave me a price that u just couldn't turn down , and it was great , so glad I pick Wateredge , taking whole family next year . The pools were great ,the Beach was clean , the water was emerald green , location was great , short drive to anything u would wont to do,

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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baton rouge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family of 6 just returned from Unit 415 which was a great location overlooking the boardwalk and pool and the unit was well stocked and very pretty. This room was right near the elevator which made unloading the car on that level so easy as the elevator was right there. The grassy areas are well maintained and a real nice area where little children can play. The pool is plenty big and we never had a problem getting a chair. My one complaint is having to go down early each day to stake out the beach chairs, the nice young man remembers you but your name is not on the chairs so it's first-come first-serve so far as where you are sitting for the day. The one bedroom unit with bunks worked out fine for us, and having two bathrooms is awesome. The water was great, even though we had red flags, and we never had a problem with jellyfish or seaweed even tho it stormed the first night. We will always try to stay here when we go to Ft. Walton.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

My family and I have stayed at this resort three times, and we will be going again in May 2013. I have researched other places to stay, and this is the best by far. We usually stay in unit 110, and have had only good experiences. The resort is on a nice stretch of beach and has two nice pools. We prefer to stay on Okaloosa Island as opposed to Destin, as it is much quieter. We typically drive to Destin every evening to eat dinner after playing in the sun all day.
We have stayed in two different condos and they have both been very nice. The maintenance people are always busy working to keep the condos looking nice. The same maintenance person has been there all the times we have stayed. It's like a home away from home when we see the same people working year after year. Unit 110, in particular, is very nice and suited for a family with children. It is on the first floor. The pool is literally right outside the patio, which makes it nice for the kids. It is very handy to throw towels and pool toys over the fence rather than carrying them from a higher unit. We have never had any problems with noise. It is a very quiet and relaxing place.
In summary, I don't have a single negative thing to say about Waters Edge. It is in a great location and a lovely place to spend a vacation.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Whitley City, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The location was nice as well as the beach, but as for the room we were in, it could have used a bit more cleaning. It started off as a disaster. Our door code was wrong. And of course, no one would answer at any of the number provided. 2 hours later, we finally got in touch with someone who fixed the problem. But standing outside with your luggage on a cart with3 cranky children that just rode 11 hours was not fun! I wouldn't stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Isanti, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We had a wonderful experience on our 5 day vacation. The condo (615) was a 2 bedroom that slept 7 of us very comfortably. It was exceptionally clean and had a great view. We could see dolphins swimming from the balcony. We had breakfast on the patio every morning overlooking the ocean. The beach had seaweed on it every day, however hurricane Isaac just went through so it was hard to maintain. Be careful for the washed up jellyfish on the beach. Request rental stopped by to make sure everything was to our liking and even called us to see if we needed anything. We had great service and everyone we encountered was polite and friendly. Destin is about 15 minutes away where there are lots of restraunts and shops. We went parasailing through just Chute Me- great experience. My family had a great time and we will be back again.

Room Tip: We were on the 6th floor and the noise from the ocean was loud when we were on the balcony, however...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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Odenton, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We had a great week at Waters Edge!! It is in a quiet location, but only about 10 minutes from Destin, where there are many restaurants. We loved the white beaches and clear water. Seaweed comes and goes, but it's worth swimming through to get to the sandbar. We saw many fish and even a starfish. The dolphins were fantastic, even jumping out of the water, and the folks in kayaks could paddle really close to them. Also, whole schools of fish would leap out of the water at once, but this was a bit unnerving, so we got out at that point. The beach service is convenient, but plan on being outside at 8:00 to get your assigned chairs and umbrella. You can pay to get additional chairs and umbrellas and they will set up for large groups if you need it. The condo was nice, but the room with the bunk beds is tiny. The other 2 bedrooms were very nice and the view from the balcony was great. Sadly, we received the news about the 14 year-old girl who was killed by a shark not far from Destin shortly after we arrived home.

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  • Stayed August 2012, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Elburn
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

Currently staying in a 3 bedroom condo-ground floor. Arrived to find a well used condo in a great location-not very clean in our unit-fruit flies, Mosquitos, some water damage, sandy and humidity issues, not to mention a broken screen door that was never fixed after our initial request. The rooms are nice sizes although some genious decided to put bunk beds underneath a ceiling fan! What? And the pool, although large, seems open to anyone and everyone on the island-I even saw a man spitting his tobacco in the pool as he floated around spilling his beer everywhere! So nasty! thank god for the beautiful beach and some Clorox wipes-just be prepared to tip the umbrella boy that rules the beachfront if you don't want to walk far to your daily "free" beach chair and umbrella. He's a pushover for large parties with multiple families that like to camp out in groups and will front him 20+ bucks extra a day to set up their encampments. So far most guests here have been super friendly but there's always going to be the occasional drunk and numb nuts that requires a nasty look to get a clue. Overall, I wouldn't stay here again-loved the beach-kids loved the jetted tub and fishing pier down the road-boogie boarding is a blast-
Most everything was in working order-

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 590 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Fort Walton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waters Edge Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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