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Embarc Sandestin

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8626 Baytowne Avenue West, Sandestin, FL 32550 (Formerly Club Intrawest - Sandestin)
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Hays, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a two bedroom apartment with a large family room. Suite was comfortable and well suited for our family. Kitchen was well equipped and both bedrooms has spacious bathrooms with walk in showers. The larger bedroom also had a large bathtub. Three pools available. Two hot tubs; one adult only. Multiple grills available for guests to use. Near beautiful... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I read other reviews from HGVC owners and promptly lowered my expectations. Good thing I did. We arrived early (noon) and our room was not available, totally understandable-even though 4 other groups checked in and got keys while I was standing there??? Got the room, clean, nice size, sunny, beautiful, except for the worlds most stupid view. See picture below.... More 

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Thank Lesley49022
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two two-bedroom apartments complete with full kitchens, washer and dryer. The secondary bedroom had two full sized beds and there was abundant space for a family to share. The dining table accommodated eight with only a bit of squeezing together (after all, it was family). It was clean, updated and modern and had a nice balcony. Our balcony... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent 6 nights with our family and had such a great time! Our group consisted of 7 adults, ages 33-63 and 6 kids, ages 3-12. We had two 2 bedroom condos as part of a Hilton timeshare (which they unfortunately are no longer doing since it was bought by a new company called Embarc). They faced the parking... More 

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1 Thank ACLLNS786
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice grounds. Staff very polite. Whatever you do do not stay in room 102. 5 of our 7 day stay required maintance each day. Toilets backed up 3 times. Curtain rods falling down in middle of night.master shower dirty and had to be cleaned. Candy wraps and paper under bed. Furniture needs total renovating. Will definetly speak to interval... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our week long stay at Club Intrawest, we had a bay view out of one the bedrooms which had great sunset views. The marina on the bay had stand up paddle boards and kayaks which we enjoyed. The shuttle is convenient, but has many stops and sometimes you wait a good bit before it picks you up. The... More 

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Ohio
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We just returned from a week at Club Intrawest as a Hilton timeshare exchange (I believe June is one of the last months that you can trade for this condo so the timing was accidentally perfect). It is true that Hilton owners do get the parking lot views. When I read this I initially thought -- not that big of... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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246 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We've come here numerous times. Bring a bike, a bathing suit, sunscreen, running shoes, a lifejacket, a fishing pole ....bring it all. This place has such a variety of things to do. You'll love it. The units are not beach view but bayside which is nice also. Very peaceful.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We returned this month to club Intrawest for our family's annual vacation. We've been coming here for the past seven years thru Hilton grand vacations and have simply loved it. Club Intrawest was recently sold to diamond international and their relationship with Hilton has discontinued. I can't tell you how disappointed we are. We arrived this year to discover the... More 

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Missouri
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We exchanged through Interval for a 2 bedroom unit. Our unit was on the 2nd floor facing the parking lot (thanks to other Trip Advisor reviews we knew that we would be on that side because we were not Intrawest members). It was still peaceful and enjoyable to sit on the balcony (only disappointment is they allow smoking on the... More 

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ClubIntrawest, General Manager at Embarc Sandestin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. The pools are very relaxing and quiet. The hammocks are great too. All of the shopping and dining being so close is so convenient. It is nice not to have to travel too far for the things you need. While the name may have changed, we can... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Embarc Sandestin

Address: 8626 Baytowne Avenue West, Sandestin, FL 32550 (Formerly Club Intrawest - Sandestin)
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Sandestin
Number of rooms: 57
Also Known As:
Club Intrawest - Sandestin Hotel Sandestin
Hotel Intrawest Sandestin
Resort Intrawest Sandestin
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