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Soundside Holiday Beach Resort
Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“wonderful choice of place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

I am ready to go back! Holiday Soundside was a great place to stay. The location was wonderful. The dock was a great place to spend time and walking to the Gulf was an easy walk. We went to Fort Pickens and to the FREE naval museum. One could spend days there. There are other places I hope to get to see when we get to return.

Room Tip: A travel trailor park was going up right next door. I hope that does not effect the uniqueness of th...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank redbark90
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Pensacola, Florida
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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012

These 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa are roomy and nicely appointed. The view from the screened in balcony is of the Intracoastal waterway/Santa Rosa Sound. We were in 5D (4 villas in each building), which was in essence, on the 3rd floor (parking is underneath the units). Taking all that luggage up the flights of stairs was a little challenging, but there was no alternative. They do give you a locked storage room on at the ground floor for any water sport items you may wish to store during your stay. The units boast fully equipped kitchens with a breakfast bar and small bistro table next to the front window. There is a long dock behind the facilty which juts out into the sound. It is well maintained, with steps that go into the clear, sandy bottomed body of water. The only complaint the 4 of us had was the beds and pillows, which were too hard for our liking. We started getting used to it within 3 nights, but I was greatful to sink into my all foam mattress upon my return. The pool was well-maintained (as was the tennis court), and afforded a great view of the Sound. Additionally, a covered area off the dock with a wooden swing and padded outdoor furniture was a nice, relaxing spot to view the water.

Overall, it was a great stay!

There are lots of restaurants and things to do within walking distance. An outdoor bar/restaurant is right next door, with live music. The next block east has shops, bars and restaurants, while a block west is a 360 degree observation wheel that affords one a spectacular view of both the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound and other points far and wide. Additionally, more restaurants, an entertainment filled Boardwalk, shops, and more.

Room Tip: All 24 units have a view of the Santa Rosa Sound, although buildings 1 and 6 are closest to the wate...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank Lin0415
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Pittsburg
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was wonderful. Very Clean! Great Staff! We will stay again!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Amy R
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Goodland, Florida
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012 via mobile

On my drives back and forth from TX I happened to have ran across this place a few years ago. I have always been very pleased with everything there. You feel like you are in your home and not a motel box. Everything is kept very tidy and updated, upgraded often. You can tell that the site is very well managed. All employees are very resourceful, and attentive.
Seems many others share my sentiments.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank JD M
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Level Contributor
50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

I've stayed here three times already and will be back each spring and fall. They have a special room rate of $85 a night during the slow season. I could live here. This place is the very definition of relaxing.

Room Tip: Ask for rooms on the upper floors and near the sound.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank THUNDARR
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Pisgah, Alabama
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2011

The resort was wonderful. Everyone we encountered was very nice. The consist were decorated nice and very well kept. The only issue we had was the master shower was not cleaned very well. Hairs were in the drain from previous renters. Other than that all was well. Very nice location.

  • Stayed November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank shellbell76
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Lancashire, UK
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2011

Had a great holiday, the rooms were clean and kitchen well equiped. Liked the balcony with bug screen so you could sit out in the evening listening to the live music from the bar next door without fear of being bitten by insects - not that we saw many. Also a nice seating area on the boardwalk to the sound. Clean pool but I preferred the sea although we had to cross the main road to the beach it wasn't a problem. The Boardwalk with shops and bars is within walking distance.I loved all the live music in the bars and restaurants - favorite place was Hemmingways Grill.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank CathnRay
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Additional Information about Soundside Holiday Beach Resort

Property: Soundside Holiday Beach Resort
Address: 19 Via de Luna Dr, Pensacola, FL 32561-2037
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Pensacola
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 19 Specialty Lodging in Pensacola
Hotel Class:3 star — Soundside Holiday Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Soundside Holiday Beach Hotel Pensacola

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