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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewspools and hot tubsholiday islegrilling areafree beach chairslaundry roombeach spotthe resort offersshort walk to the beachgated entrancegarbage bagstennis courtsthese condosbeach servicepool sidestaff was very friendly and helpfulspring breakersgreat place to stay
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

We have come twice. Love this place - this is not 4 star luxury, this is low key cozy motel structure but with a lovely man made beach and nice pools - one transitions in depth so little ones can walk into it - great!....More

Thank CTLiz10meep
Response from IslanderDestin, General Manager at The IslanderResponded 13 June 2015

This review is not for the Islander in Destin. We do not have screened balconies with grills.

Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. The Islander has the biggest pool of all the surrounding properties, which was a big plus. It is just a very short walk to the ocean, where they have two chairs reserved for you every day of your stay. We...More

Thank Tyler W
Response from IslanderDestin, General Manager at The IslanderResponded 13 June 2015

Thank you so much for staying at the Islander, we are glad you enjoyed our newly resurfaced pools and the free beach service. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Islander 4 years ago and fell in love with it and Destin. We decided to vacation there this year and fell even more in love with both, if that's possible! We stayed in an ocean view condo on the 5th floor...More

4  Thank AmberAmber27
Reviewed 6 November 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Islander in October. We stayed in the cottage out in front and to the side of the building. It was very comfortable and quiet. We were a short walk from the pools and beach. We had two bedrooms...More

Thank Lobstertales
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I loved my stay at The Islander. It's not a new, fancy place, but the whole area is great. The beach is close to the jetties, or you can walk around to Norriego point for a little more seclusion. The free beach chairs are a...More

1  Thank Wes38138
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Price range
US$104 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$104 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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jrpg3012
31 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer D | Reviewed this property |
No. We have stayed there twice so far and both times have had a great experience. We are scheduled to stay early October again and will report back if anything changes.
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mauibear6
17 May 2017|
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Response from Islander C | Property representative |
No, sorry it is not allowed.
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"3rd floor or higher if you want a great view!"
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"Stay away from rooms next to the elevators and rooms 1- 9 on each floor look out over the beach where the..."
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"Rooms on east side face the ocean. 409, 509, etc are the 1st ones off the elevator & are at the end over..."
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"Don"t BOOK during construction!!!!! Wish someone had let us know!!!!!"
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