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“I can dig it....” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mainstay Suites

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Mainstay Suites
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Port Saint Joe
Certificate of Excellence
South Carolina
Level Contributor
390 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
“I can dig it....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

The only chain hotel in the area and since I did not want to drive the 50 miles each way from Panama City Beach daily to the job in Port St Joe,this is where I will be until the upcoming holidays.
The building and grounds are well kept.
The rooms all have kitchenettes and a couch/bed and flat screen that you will find in any hotel room.
The net speeds here are above what I normally encounter during my travels.
The best thing is I can walk outside and see the gulf :-)
No smoking hotel :-(

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Big deal was made of room having a balcony. Wife and I poured ourselves a cold one and went out to sit on balcony and enjoy relaxing after.spending all day driving. Balcony was about 4 X 3 with 1 chair on it. Bummer.

So went in to watch TV. tV, couch and comfortable chair were in a straight line. If you sat in couch or chair you looked at bed. If one person sat on couch, turning sideways, and person in chair turned sideways, persons on couch's head would block TV. If you moved chair over several feet and turned it towards TV, then you blocked access to the kitchenette. Like I said, strange.

Otherwise room is small, but clean and comfortable.

One other thing, this is an extended stay hotel, but the is no dining table to eat at. There is a desk for one.
Like I said, strange.
I would recommend it, just be aware of the strangeness.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

This was the first time that we stayed at Mainstay Suites. We enjoyed our accommodations very much, all enhanced by the very professional service at the front desk, especially when we checked in. It was obvious to us that it was important to this staff that we enjoy our stay. We will be back and we will also give other Mainstay Suites a try.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sharon B
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

our central air went out at our home and main stay was the only dog friendly hotel in our town with opening so we booked with them. not only did they accommodate our pitbull but the staff and experience was fabulous. we were delighted by the kitchenette as we had to stay about a week. great room layout and like i said over all this is a great value

  • Stayed July 2013, 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 sarabean2082
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Frisco, Texas
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

We stayed here for our son's beach wedding. The room was well equiped with a full kitchen and spacious room. The staff was very helpful and friendly and even printed our boarding passes for us. A light breakfast is available in the lobby each day.

  • Stayed June 2013, 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
      Service
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Thank PatKK
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Not much to do at the hotel. There is a pool and grill. Cont. breakfast was good, except the last day - no hard boiled eggs. Public beaches close by. Sunset Coastal Grill was great - great food and great service. Also went to Toucans, was NOT impressed w/ the food and it was the same price as Sunset Coastal Grill. View at Toucans was nice, right on the beach. Maybe go for drinks, but not food! Overall, it's a small quaint town, but we enjoyed our stay there.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank m0mt02b0yz
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Venetia
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for one night in October. It is a nice hotel, good location in a safe area. I was traveling by myself for business. This hotel provided everything I needed. Nice and quiet setting. Easy check in and check out. Breakfast included.

There is not a lot to offer in the area, so this is as good as it gets.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Property: Mainstay Suites
Address: 3951 E Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-5318
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Port Saint Joe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Port Saint Joe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mainstay Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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