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Beachwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We drove all the way from New Jersey. The owner told us they strived on old Florida vibe and cleanliness. Well.....It's def old Florida and not as clean as they say. Pics do not do depict the place. Will never return and hope you don't make the mistake staying here.

4Thank Joe G
WhaleWatchMotel, Owner at Whale Watch Motel, responded to this review

You arrived at 9:15 AM on your check-in date. This is 6 hours before check-in time. This is almost two hours before "Check-out time". We rush cleaned the room so you (wife and baby) could get in the room and not stay in the car. How come everytime we make exceptions, we get bit. You had multiple nights booked, you...

Reviewed 27 July 2015

We have stayed in Flagler Beach before and were looking to return. I was having a hard time finding something affordable. I happened upon this motel and read the reviews here. We decided to take the plunge because the reviews were good and the prices were affordable. This is NOT a fancy place. This is nothing like a chain. If...

1Thank Sweet_P_of_Georgia
Asheville, NC
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I spent a week in Flagler visiting friends that live there. Their guest room was full so I found a motel. This one was recommended to me by locals as clean and safe. The owners were great. The room was clean and I had no problems. Next time I would ask for a cottage as they are a bit farther...

2Thank SophiesMom55
WhaleWatchMotel, Owner at Whale Watch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the good review! We look forward to your next arrival! Barry

Pompano Beach
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Small motel without much curb appeal. To be honest, if I hadn't already paid for it, I would have looked elsewhere. But I'm glad I stayed. The owners are friendly and my room was very clean. A little noisy from the street traffic but nothing objectionable. Couldn't get any closer to the beach (right across the street). Will stay again...

5Thank Susan H
WhaleWatchMotel, Owner at Whale Watch Motel, responded to this review

Susan, Thank you for your honest response! BTW, we have overcome economic depression, and are working on "curb appeal". We hope you visit us soon. Barry

Decatur, Georgia
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We spent last week in a cottage at The Whale Watch Motel and couldn't be happier! The bed and its linens along with the towels were first class. The unit was very clean and comfortable and the service provided by the owners was terrific. My somewhat boisterous grandchildren were welcomed wholeheartedly. It was the most laid back restful vacation I...

3Thank esantw
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 1 April 2015

My best friend and I arrived at the Whale Watch Motel and right from the moment we checked in the magic began. This was a reunion mini vacation for us and my dog.The owners greeted us with warmth,even Val's tail could not stop wagging! We stayed in a cottage and felt like we were "home". Everything we could possibly need...

2Thank Ell Marree S
Cape Cod
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights with our dog. At first, we drove by since it doesn't have much "curb appeal", but I sure am glad we turned and went back! What a gem! Directly across the street from the beach, this place may be simple....but the beds were comfy and it was clean. The owners were...

5Thank Tisha50
Altoona, Florida
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Have stayed here twice & loved it....nothing fancy but clean, owners are very nice people as well. Everything you need is there. Very relaxing stay with family, away from all the hustle and traffic of other large intown beach motels. Beach is awesome here, not alot of people, beautiful sunrises!

2Thank Diana C
Clifton Forge Va
Reviewed 16 October 2014

My husband and I have been here several times, they are dog friendly and not fancy, but very clean and accommodating. Barry and Patricia will go out of their way to help you out with anything you need. We always borrow their "used" beach equipment and towels so we don't have to drag all of that with us on our...

3Thank debeel_10
Monticello, Ga
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We stayed here the first week in August, it was our first time and we rented a cottage next to the pool. We loved it there and actually cannot wait till we can afford to go back. It is a tiny place and the owners Barry and Patricia are so sweet. We wondered if we could get a dvd player...

Thank tllsmi

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Actually and truly, a 1950's Mom & Pop Motel. One of the last in Florida. Quiet, Clean, and Safe, It's Mayberry by the Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale Watch Motel

Address: 2448 South Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Region: United States > Florida > Flagler Beach
Price Range: $57 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Whale Watch Hotel Flagler Beach
Whale Watch Flagler Beach
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“Tell the owner what kind of trip you are looking for and he will set you up with his best options. There are cottages and single rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Betholini, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“comfortable rooms with a 50's vibe”
 of 5 bubbles 870maureenn, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“efficiency....good to have for breakfast, and whenever you don't feel eating out”
  • getting ready to go for a beach walk...was a little cold that day
 of 5 bubbles rosej498, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Cottages 9 & 10 have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles RMoe710, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the bungalows are nice”
 of 5 bubbles flooradvice, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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