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    The Islander

    502 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-5076
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful beach, lovely condo, great staff! They had some construction going on but it did not damper our great time. We will go back there again and again. They have two pools and hot tubs. We love the Islander!

    Thank Julie S
    Response from Cindy M, Manager at The IslanderResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your feedback on Tripadvisor! We value you as a guest and love to have you here at the Islander. Please come back and visit us soon!

    Reviewed November 29, 2017

    Third trip here, second one for a month, booked it in July,Nov1-Dec.1. Upon arriving we were barricade from parking in front on the building, had to park halfway in the parking lot. When checking in asked about, was told they were doing some construction( first...More

    Thank dkstalvey
    Response from Cindy M, Manager at The IslanderResponded 2 weeks ago

    We did have construction going on November and December and it has now been completed. The barricades were put in place to protect our guests and their vehicles. Our front desk did try to contact you by phone to let you know about the construction....More

    Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

    This place was one of the nicest resorts i have stayed in in florida even though its not directly on the beach it was still a nice view not to far in close to stores restaurants i had looked it up before jad great reviews...More

    1  Thank Alma Z
    Response from Cindy M, Manager at The IslanderResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your feedback. We now have a great cleaning service in place and they are available 7 days a week if our guests have any issues. We value you as a guest and hope you will come back the the Islander again in...More

    Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I came in August 19th through the 26th we stayed in unit 509, upon arrival very excited the staff is awesome I will say that, as we came in a little bit late ish Saturday evening on the 19th walking out to...More

    1  Thank Art D
    Response from Cindy M, Manager at The IslanderResponded 1 week ago

    We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We now have a great cleaning service in place and they are available 7 days a week for any issues. We would love the opportunity to earn your business again and yes, we still have...More

    Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

    The condos were very nice updated and one of the ladies that had a accent from Maine at the front was very nice we didn't get her name. However the rooms weren't as clean as we felt they should of been. Room 313 had sand...More

    3  Thank Terri W
    Response from Islander C, General Manager at The IslanderResponded August 23, 2017

    We thank you for your review, as disappointing as it is. I have to say housekeeping does their best with the tile floors, and if there is a problem as in your case, we need to have the tile professionally cleaned something we do at...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • $158 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Florida >
    • Florida Panhandle >
    • Destin
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    August 30, 2017|
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    Response from Jennifer D | Reviewed this property |
    No. We have stayed there twice so far and both times have had a great experience. We are scheduled to stay early October again and will report back if anything changes.
    May 16, 2017|
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    Response from Islander C | Property representative |
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    "Don"t BOOK during construction!!!!! Wish someone had let us know!!!!!"
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    "In order to get the best views of the beach you want to be above the 4th floor."
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    "Unit 612 was great to stay in with beautiful views"
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    "The west wing has a condo obstructing the beach view, east wing not so much."
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