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Sea Oats Motel

#11 of 39 Hotels in Destin
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3420 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32540
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South Louisiana
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice units (we stay on the west side, the 4-plex) and comfy...not 5 star, but great for the price. Clean, AC works well, and great views. Due to extreme traffic during the summer months, we normally don't venture far from the beach...we have everything we need here in the cottages.

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NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Sea Oats for 3 nights leading up to the July 4th Weekend rush. The location is perfect & the beach is superior to all the rest. A few tips I'd like to mention: There are stairs, everywhere. I swear everything is on a hill. We saw no ramps or elevators so keep that in mind if you... More 

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1 Thank GaGirl20
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy here. Room with kitchenette and a private beach. Will continue to return to this throwback motel. Staff was very friendly, stay couldn't have been better. If your looking for a simple stay for beach going and sightseeing, look no further.

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2 Thank Jody B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed several times. A couple times with my husband and last trip with grandchildren. Last time room was updated. Close to the beach and not over crowded. Quiet, smaller hotel, staff was nice. Room were clean and price is fair.

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2 Thank Cynthia L
Phoenix AZ
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51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The hotel has many options rooms, efficiencies, condos etc. Stayed in an efficiency ground floor with direct access to the beach. The room was a little tired meaning needs an update and could use a deep cleaning. Superficially it was vacuumed, dusted etc. The beach was flagged as private therefore never crowded. Umbrellas and chairs were available from a vendor... More 

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Houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This was our first time staying at this place. We had room 38 c second floor, next to the pool .It was right on the beach , not crowded at all. The view from the balcony was amazing. We could hear ocean waves from our room. Great location for the price. Building is in need of some repair but i... More 

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4 Thank houstonka
Sparta, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The rooms are clean and directly on the beach! They have an updated kitchenette for storing drinks. It was perfect for us! The second floor balcony provides an unobstructed view of the most beautiful stretch of beach! No high rises and crowds here. The staff is super friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Wife and I came down for our honeymoon, wanting a place to stay on the beach. After much research I decided on here. From arrival the location was perfect. As we pulled into the parking lot we could see the beach and ocean through one of the motels breezeways, the location was perfect. We stayed in room D2 which is... More 

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Roanoke, Indiana
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This motel is RIGHT ON THE BEACH! There are two levels, first level you walk right out of your room, down the stairs and your on the beach. We stayed upstairs, and you get fantastic views of the beach and the gulf. Just a quick flight of stairs, around the corner, and you're on the beach. The room was simple... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many times and love the beach, location, staff, proximity to grocery store, restaurants, etc. Rooms have had some updates, but it's the convenience of it all. Reasonable rates, beach service, small pool ...... Parking can sometimes be a challenge but they have added space across the street.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Sea Oats Motel

Address: 3420 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32540
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range: $119 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Sea Oats Hotel Destin
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Destin
#5 Romantic Hotel in Destin
#11 Family Hotel in Destin
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