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“For the price, not bad” 3 of 5 stars
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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   380 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6136   |  
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Smiths, Alabama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“For the price, not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We recently stayed at this hotel and we did not get a gulf room view, which I think was a big mistake. Overall, the hotel staff was very nice and helpful, the colors were beautiful and the hotel's proximity to the beach can't be beat. My problem was that I found the hotel to be dirty, especially our room and overall, not very well maintained. For the price though, you can't beat it, being beachfront.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, January 6, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate all the kind comments and the feedback on the hotel overall. Please do visit with us again.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Henderson, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This hotel is perfectly placed with excellent beach access, lovely room views. Staff went over and above. Beds and linens were very comfortable and clean--overall it was very clean. The room was musty--probably due to the time of year and little air circulation. Reasonable price for a one night stay. The coffee wasn't very good and no tea downstairs evenings. Breakfast was usual hotel fare. We would return happily!

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate the kind comments regarding our team. We look forward to your next visit with us!
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I was pleased with the hotel having stayed there over the Christmas holiday. The staff was friendly and helpful the whole week. The beds were comfortable and place was clean. It is an older hotel but enjoyed the decor and history around the place. Being on the beach was great and thankful for getting a room with the view of the beach!

Room Tip: Room on the higher floor gives a better view when on the beach side!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We so appreciate the kind comments about our team and the property. It was our pleasure to serve you. Please do visit with us soon!
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Columbia City Indiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Well to be honest I expected mediocrity when the wife made the reservations. I was pleasantly surprised indeed. The Bed was extremely comfortable so much now that the wife wants a new bed. The staff was awesome and very helpful. The surroundings and location of the motel was very pleasant and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. IF/When we go back, we will stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate all the kind remarks. It was our pleasure to serve you. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip.
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Rosenberg, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stayed Christmas Eve and Day and only wished we stayed longer! Service is amazing, rooms are huge and clean. Beds and pillows are comfy. The gulf view room is mandatory!! It was amazing to look out and see dolphins and listen to the beach waves from the balcony.

Room Tip: Gulf view is mandatory!
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  • 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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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We are so thrilled you were able to view the dolphins at play! It is considered a "lucky" sign when you spot them. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Houston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The location is great! The beach access is great! The view is even better!
Now, I guess all the adjacent hotel that have beaches might be pretty similar in the view and beach access. Hotel room is just basic..nothing fancy. Can definitely come back to stay here. Was really glad to get a manager's discount for this off season.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, December 27, 2013
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We agree with you, the view is breathtaking! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit with us!
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront. The facility was very clean and the room was very comfortable and quiet. The staff was also very courteous and made us feel very welcomed. We also had a wonderful view of the beach from our room.

  • Stayed December 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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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, December 23, 2013
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate the kind comments. We are looking forward to you next visit with us.
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Address: 380 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6136
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Walton Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fort Walton Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Fort Walton Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Fort Walton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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