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Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach

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The Holiday Inn Resort on Pensacola Beach, Florida, will make you feel happy from the moment you set your flip-flopped foot inside our door. We’re here for you, offering the amenities you need to plan the perfect vacation – or host the best business meeting. From your private balcony or the terrace of our ample 10,000 square foot event space, take in dazzling views of the sparkling waters and shimmering sands of Pensacola Beach – recently named No. 5 of all U.S. beaches by TripAdvisor. Its natural beauty is offset by our bright, modern lobby and stylish, comfortable guest rooms – including colorful Kids’ Suites designed with your family in mind. We’re all about fun here at the Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach hotel, and you’ll feel it from the front desk to the pool deck. Our pool is the best on the beach, with cascading waterfalls and a 250-foot seasonally heated Lazy River. There’s no reason to leave the resort, with Riptides Sports Grill and Beachfront Tiki Bar serving up delicious dining and crafty cocktails seven days a week. If you do decide to get out, we’re within walking distance of the beach’s best restaurants, nightlife and activities including charter fishing, paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking and biking. We’re also a quick drive to regional attractions such as the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Pickens, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Historic Downtown Pensacola, Pensacola Lighthouse, Blue Wahoos Baseball Stadium, Veterans Memorial Park and the Saenger Theatre. No matter what you like to do, we can point you in the right direction. When you start your day with a smile on your face, there’s no telling where it might take you.
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Lagoon View
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Grade: 86 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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What a great hotel! it was clean and a great location. The showerhead was nice and high. The towels were big and plush. There is excellent water pressure and almost immediate hot water. Our room was quiet. The bed was comfortable. We loved the lazy river. It was not very
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Response from funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Responded 3 days ago
Hi NormaRae! Thank you for giving us your review. We are so excited that you had a great stay and enjoyed our cleanliness, the location, our towels and immediate hot water presence, as well as your quiet room and your comfortable bed. It's great you loved our outside amenities as well. We hope we are able to welcome you back again for another great visit! Come back soon! -Heather
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Great hotel - stayed one night - would have loved to walk the beach but weather was not cooperating - beautiful view - staff was really nice - easy check-in and out - only 1 very small complaint - was only had 2 decaf coffee and 2 tea - would have rather had regular coffee - but
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Response from funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Responded 3 days ago
Hi 220carmellap! Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are happy that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed our location, the view, our check in process and our friendly staff. I will pass along your feedback about the coffee in your room so we can improve in this area. Thanks for choosing us and we hope we can welcome you back again very soon! -Heather
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I called the hotel asking to be put thru to my husband's room and was told " not unless you know the room number". What?? I've been a manager for both Marriott and Choice hotels and have never heard of such a thing. I understand and agree with not giving room numbers out but
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Response from Leeann S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Responded 2 weeks ago
Greetings, I would like to personally apologize for any troubles that you have experienced. Our guest safety is our number one concern, this is why we require the information such as the room number and last name to be transferred to the room. I am looking into the incident personally, and speaking to our desk agents about this as well. Again, I do apologize that we were not bale to meet your standards for safety and care. If you would like to provide further details of the incident you can contact me at the hotels number 850-932-5331.
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This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in at the beach. It was very clean and had an amazing outside set up. I definitely plan on returning! I was very hesitant at first because looks can be deceiving but this is a wonderful hotel. I had a great experience.
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Response from Leeann S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Responded 4 weeks ago
Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your stay with us. We are so happy o hear your first stay was remarkable, we do hope to have the opportunity in the near future to show another wonderful stay soon.
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Beautiful facility, clean With well appointed guest room, with a choice of ocean or bay view rooms. Excellent service at the front desk. Limited restaurant facilities; wait staff being a “5” and I would give food quality a 3. Pool area would satisfy any families that stay
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Response from Leeann S, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Responded 4 weeks ago
Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your stay, we appreciate all feedback as it helps us grow and improve. We are thrilled that the staff was a wonderful and we apologize for any inconveniences. We hope to have you stay again soon for an excellent experience!
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Hi Cbbraden. Our hotel is non-smoking. Beach chairs and umbrellas are rented through Lazy Days Beach rentals. If you go to our website you can find their website linked to reserve your chairs and they are $30/day per set. You are also allowed to bring food and drinks to the beach just make sure no glass. We can't wait to see you relaxing in the sand! -Heather
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Not in the lobby but there is a restaurant in the lobby and they will gladly heat something up in the microwave for you if you wish. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any further questions. Best, Jill
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Sorry but have no idea. We are close enough that we drive.
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We were there in December 2017 and it was open. So I believe it should be opened unless you see a rough weather that day, (which is very unlikely).
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Hello there. I just double check. It specifically says that it is kid-friendly; however, pet-friendly is crossed out, meaning they do not accept pets.
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"We had a room with a balcony and on the 5th floor 521, it was quiet and easy to get to."
"all rooms have great views.. higher floor is better"
"Great value and service"
"get an ocean view with a balcony"
"For the view, the higher up, the better."
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PRICE RANGE
$110 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn resort pensacola beach gulf front hotel pensacola beachbeachside resort pensacolabeachside hotel pensacola
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaFlorida PanhandlePensacola Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
206
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