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Driftwood Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed here for years and always enjoy it. It is right on a beautiful beach and close to everything, especially Pier Park, only a couple blocks away. There is a great family atmosphere here. Some days they have homemade fudge, on Wednesdays they have homemade chowder day, you can help prepare if you want. The rooms are right...

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Crossville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at many places in Panama City Beach over the years. This year, we decided to stay at the Driftwood Lodge for an entire week in May 2017 based on reviews on this site, and here's our thoughts on it...Overall, the room was clean and the location was excellent. The price was also OK for what we got,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here again during the 2017 Seabreeze Smooth Jazz Festival April 20-23, 2017, which took place next to Pier Park Shopping district. The hotel's location was within easy walking distance to Pier Park Shopping District and the Jazz Festival. The hotel is within easy walking distance of restaurants, shopping and recreation. The hotel is clean and staff friendly. We will...

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Our location is definitely one of the things we are very proud of about our hotel. We are so lucky to have a property in the heart of Panama City Beach and a very strategic location that brings our guest just a few steps away from...

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for New years Eve, Great location, easy walk to Pier Park. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was basic but had everything you need. Easy parking, across from Shuckums resteraunt. Nice family run feel to the hotel.

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Our location is definitely one of the things we are very proud of about our hotel. We are so lucky to have a property in the heart of Panama City Beach and a very strategic location that brings our guest just a few steps away from must-see attractions and modern-day conveniences. Hospitably yours, The Gilmore Family

Swedesboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a get away week in the sunshine. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Driftwood Lodge. All rooms had private balconies with beautiful views of sunrise & sunsets on the Gulf. Loved that we had a small efficiency, and a short walk to the restaurants at Pier Park. Pool and beach area was beautiful, staff...

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your recent stay at the Driftwood and thank you for trusting us with your family’s vacation. I am glad you found our location to be convenient and our resort clean and comfortable. We would be delighted to welcome you back when your travels bring you this way again. Hospitably yours, The Gilmore Family

Smyrna, GA
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Room we stayed in was at edge of beach - a great location!! Room was clean had refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave. There were grills. Tables with umbrellas and lounge chairs were available right outside our room. It's not a fancy hotel, clean and family friendly. We highly recommend.

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I am glad to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Hospitably yours, The Gilmore Family

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed April 7, 2017

We were super impressed with Driftwood Lodge. The view of the beach was priceless and literally steps from our door. It was very kid friendly and they even hosted an Easter egg hunt for the kiddos. We will undoubtedly return.

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, Thank you for trusting us with your family’s vacation. I was delighted to read your review and was especially pleased to read your kind words about our resort. I'm flattered that you think it's worthy of your time to write a review! It made me happy that you and your family enjoyed our activities. Our family and team...

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The room was clean and smelled fresh and the view of the beach from our second floor room was excellent!! It was in walking distance of Pier Park. Perfect place on the beach and everyone was very friendly at the Lodge. We only went over 30 years ago once to Panama City Beach, it didn't seem family friendly, but it...

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peggy G., Thank you very much for sharing how much you enjoyed our resort. I'm so pleased to know that your family enjoyed their time at the Driftwood Lodge. I'm flattered that you think it's worthy of your time to write a review! Thank you again for your kind comments. We would be thrilled to welcome you back when...

Griffin, Georgia
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We have stayed here many times with no issues. This last visit we got there and they told us we did not show up the night before and wanted us to pay for that night. When I made my reservations the girl verified the dates, number of nights etc. and gave me a price. When we got there a day...

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. I am disappointed to hear that our reservation and front desk staff didn't meet your expectations. This critical feedback will be used in training our staff. Thank you and look forward to seeing you soon. Warm Regards, The Gilmore Family

Montgomery, AL
Reviewed April 5, 2017

The customer service was great. The room and view was wonderful. I would recommend to anyone. We went for our spring break with the children. They really had a wonderful time. We wasn't ready to leave as usual.

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Driftwoodpcb, Owner at Driftwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting us with your family’s vacation. We appreciate your kind expressions of appreciation and are especially grateful for the recent stay. Our family considers it a privilege to share the beautiful place where we work and live with our guests. We would be delighted to welcome you back when your travels bring you this way again. Hospitably...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Driftwood Lodge is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. A large shady palm lined courtyard wraps around our beachfront heated pool and sundeck. The courtyard is where our guests find themselves making new and often lifelong friends. Throughout the year there are planned activities, ranging from cook-outs and sunset parties to Easter Egg Hunts and other children's games. Pier Park shopping and entertainment district is located within easy walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Lodge

Address: 15811 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2596
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range: $123 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Driftwood Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Panama City Beach
Driftwood Lodge Panama City Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Panama City Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach
#10 Romantic Hotel in Panama City Beach
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“All rooms have a balcony overlooking the beautiful Gulf coast - you can't go wrong.”
2017Getaway, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We had just about everything we needed when we arrived.”
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“Kitchenette rooms are the best. ....”
repairdogg, Mar 20, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a cabana room. Loved that there was not anything between our room and the beach/ocean. ”
DanaC57, Mar 20, 2017 | Read review
“Very satisfied to find beach property so well maintianeed.”
D2257ZPjamesb, Feb 25, 2017 | Read review
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