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The Islander

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Dallas
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

We have not been to Destin before and were pleased. July 13 week the water wasn't so nice due to a lot of prior rainfall, but the beach is fantastic! Islander condos are spacious, and we had ocean view. You have a direct path to the beach, each resort has a staked out area on the beach. There are 2...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 17 July 2013

My family and I have been coming to the Islander for seven years now and have enjoyed every stay during our vacation. We have always had a great experience with the staff at the Islander, but really enjoyed the staff this year. They were very helpful, caring, funny, always had a great attitude and a smile on their faces. We...

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Stayed in 115; which was nice, but for $335 per night after fees/taxes, you'd expect better than a 13 inch TV in master BR. This unit is not managed by "The Islander," and they sure let you know it no matter what the issue. Had problem with one of the beds and had to call Holiday Isle properties. Their man...

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2Thank MichaelLa12
Reviewed 7 July 2013

My family and I loved it. The condo was exactly how it was described. Great location to the beach. The staff was very helpful. We will for sure stay there again. We carried my mother-n-law with us on our trip. It was her first to be at the beach in about 30 years. For her experience she loved it. She...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We had a wonderful time once again at The Islander. The beach has been restored to what it used to be. Stephen Parish and the staff were wonderful as was Nate setting up the umbrellas and chairs on the beach. The room and the facilities were great! Although we didn't have any children with us, they had activities planned for...

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1Thank Greg K
Tazewell, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Stayed with family and parents, total of 6, in a two bedroom condo facing west. Pools are simple but adequate for everything you need, my kids really enjoyed them. Facilities are well maintained and front desk was helpful. The hotel has its own beach access point, and because the Islander is off the main strip you do not have to...

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3Thank Mike B
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Love the Islander! Rooms are very clean and nice. Grounds are kept nice as well. We stayed on the first floor and walked right out our patio to the pool and beach was maybe a 1 or 2 minute walk past the pool and tennis court. Beach is really beautiful, nice white sand, perfect for our sons to play in....

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1Thank Rene S
Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

I just returned with my husband and two children from a week at the Islander...it was truly an amazing vacation that we will always cherish. We stayed in 604 which has a nautical theme and beautiful views of the gulf. My hubby and I were so impressed with the unit, we wouldn't mind selling our house and living there forever!...

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2Thank maraschinobambino
Decatur, Georgia
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I was a guest of The Islander resort on 4-2013. Let me tell you this is agreat resort to stay. The resort offers a private beach, chairs and umberella at no extra cost. The condos were well maintained and the out door grills were always clean. The condo was fully furnised with all the utensils you will need to cook...

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2Thank awelch10
Reviewed 20 March 2013

I chose this place for a spring vacation away from the the Panama City crazy party. It was beyond what we expected! We stayed in room 601 and it was upgraded from the pictures on the website and MUCH nicer than we expected. The view was amazing, absolutely amazing and upgraded kitchen, upgraded master bath and brand new couches. Everything...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Islander condos are 2 bdrm/2 bath and feature a private balcony and a fully equipped kitchen. Amenities include 2 pools, whirlpools, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and a gym. Please note you must book through the Islander Rental Company to get the VIP program including FREE beach service. The off site rental companies do not offer our VIP program. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Islander

Address: 502 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-5076
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range: $146 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Islander 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
The Islander Hotel Destin
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“101, 201, 202”
 of 5 bubbles BentonF, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Could not see family on the beach from 3rd floor....would recommend a higher floor to see beach due to the distance from hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 394cathyb, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unit 308 is great!”
 of 5 bubbles P104BWana, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the east side. West side is a harbor view.”
 of 5 bubbles D9859LIstevet, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“First floor, obviously not much of a view besides lawn and the houses/condos between facility and beach...but upper stories - really pretty.”
 of 5 bubbles dank671, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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