Visiting friends at Labor Day on short notice, I used Marriott's website to book the room with my Marriott Rewards number. This hotel is on the north side of Fort Walton Beach, in Shalimar, about ten minutes north of the beach. I got a great deal on the price, literally 1/3 of the going rate on the beach for the weekend. The hotel property was manicured, with palm trees and nice landscaping, and a sparkling clean parking lot. The hotel lobby was clean and had trendy decor. The staff were welcoming and wonderful. The room was immaculate and quiet as can be. We were on the third floor at the back, overlooking the Cheers lounge next door. No noise detected. Will stay here again when I'm in the Fort Walton Beach area.