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“Vacation” 4 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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Ranked #3 of 30 Hotels in Fort Walton Beach
Rowlett, United States
1 review
“Vacation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a great time and the staff was very helpful. They told us of a place to go to snorkel and a couple of places to eat in Destin that were not fish places. We stayed here last year but for some reason, it was just better this time around.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 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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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate all the kind remarks and look forward to seeing you in the near future.
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Rating summary
  • 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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Warwick, United States
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was my family's first time in the Ft. Walton Beach area and we just loved our stay at the Best Western. The hotel was great, the room was clean, beds great and the view from our room spectacular. Our boys loved being able to hop from the pool and just run down to the beach and jump in the waves. The hotel staff were wonderful, and couldn't do enough for us. The breakfast was great, and the popcorn by the pool a wonderful treat. I have to say that this was one of our best vacations so far. We definitely plan to return next year. You guys are doing a great job!!!

Room Tip: I would choose a beachfront room. It is definitely worth the extra money. The view is spectacular...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 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, July 31, 2014
Thank you for the review on your recent stay with us. It was our pleasure to have served you and your family. We appreciate all the kind compliments and are looking forward to seeing you on your next trip.
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Spiro, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is our 3rd time in a year to stay at this hotel. We keep coming back because we LOVE it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It has a perfect location on the beach. Close to everything we love at FWB. I can not say enough great things about this hotel. ITS THE ONLY PLACE FOR US.

  • Stayed July 2014, 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, July 31, 2014
Thank You for the nice review. Coming back to us several times just makes you part of our family! We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to your next visit.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We arrived an hour early and were quickly checked in, The staff was excellent. The rooms were clean,beds were comfy. My daughter loved the pool. They provide swim diapers and towels! Breakfast was great. My husband and I enjoyed a drink out on the patio and listened to the waves roll in. The elevator is a little slow and there needs to be another washing machine dryer added. Other than that no complaints.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Thank You for your review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate the compliments to the staff and are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We also appreciate your suggestions on how we can improve. We will be looking forward to you next visit with us!
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Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a refreshing change of venue! We were reminded of the "true" Florida hotels of days gone by when we walked into the bright, cheery lobby. This hotel was decorated in true Florida fashion with gorgeous wall colors and a beautiful glass collection displayed in the lobby. Adrianna, Gabriella, and Tobi at the front desk were so friendly and helpful upon check in. We were too early for our room, but, they held our luggage for us and encouraged us to take advantage of the beach and pool while we waited. The beach was FABULOUS! The beach service attendant, Dan, helped us with 2 complimentary chairs and umbrella. The bar was good, although a bit pricey. We had a most relaxing afternoon while our room was being cleaned….and it was very clean! The room was a bit crowded with 2 queen beds, a small table, chairs, desk and chair, fridge and microwave, but, very clean. This is an older hotel that has been refurbished, so there were some issues with doors sticking, some rust on hinges, etc…but..it was well kept, clean, and actually really quiet. Breakfast was nothing special, but, Nu Nu kept everything replenished and the coffee was excellent. We also enjoyed the fruity water that was complimentary in the lobby. The housekeeping staff were excellent and brought us fresh towels each day. I would definitely recommend this hotel with its great staff of people to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Thank You for your lovely review. We so appreciate all the kind compliments to the staff and are delighted that you share in our love of the décor of our hotel. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Just got back from here yesterday! I had a great stay and I really recommend you stay here. At the hotel you get a Continental Breakfast, there is a popcorn machine at the bar and you can get popcorn whenever you want, and it is right on the beach. That is probably the best part. Some of the hotels in the area you have to walk a while to get to the beach but this hotel is right on the beach. The hotel has a small but nice pool in case you get tired of the beach. There is a bar right next to the pool but some of the prices are a little steep. So if you want to stay in the Destin area stay here!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 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, July 20, 2014
Thank You for your kind review on your recent stay with us. We appreciate the kind feedback and are very happy that your stay was just what you wanted. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Clinton, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very clean, on the water, good free breakfast. Made for fond memories with my three young boys.. The bedding was comfy. It is close to stores and has a fridge and microwave. It was on a pretty stretch of the beach

Room Tip: Family, weekend, waterfront, cozy
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Toni R, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Ft. Walton Beachfront, responded to this review, July 20, 2014
Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. It was our pleasure to serve you and your family. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you all back with us in the near future.
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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 Family Hotel in Fort Walton Beach
#2 Romantic 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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