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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We have travelled to Florida many times but this was our first trip to Destin. The ocean was beautiful but we were disappointed with how the complexes set up chairs and umbrellas right on the waters edge. This made it difficult to walk which we love to do. Our pool area was nice and well kept but the table umbrellas... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stayed at Emerald towers Labor Day weekend Sept. 2016, location is perfect, ocean front, the only bad part is that they wont allow you to put up your own tent and beach chairs even behind their rental chairs and umbrellas, you can only put your own tent and beach chairs outside the property line which is between 2 buildings where... More 

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1 Thank gilajess
Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear of your experience. However, most locations that contract a beach service do not allow tents on private beaches. We've had/dealt with safety issues regarding tents when the winds suddenly whip up and blow tents over and they can cause injury or damages. We do not want the no tents rule to take away from the lovely... More 

Ohio
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2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Emerald Towers is an older condo building in a great location on a terrific stretch of pristine Gulf beach. The pool, common areas, and parking lots have been well-maintained. Beach chair and umbrella rental is extra. We were in Room 0402, which was for the most part furnished nicely, but my issue is that it wasn't ready for visitors when... More 

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Thank Buckeyes4ever
Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

We are sorry that was your experience. This info will be relayed to the company who manages 402 so they can be sure all is resolved. Thanks for your review. It helps us improve services. Sonya Cronin, GM Sterling Resorts Rentals More 

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58 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Emerald Towers is my favorite place! The condo was clean and well stocked. We stayed on the beach full time and slept peacefully after that. I cannot wait to return. I tried to use one of the grills to cook steak for my three other family members and was shocked to learn that both grills were being used by someone... More 

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Thank Albatross18
Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

Wonderful. Glad you enjoyed your time at Emerald Towers, Sonya Sterling Resorts More 

New Albany, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This was our 1st time staying here and won't be our last . We really didn't know to much about this place, we read some reviews but we had to see for ourselves . We're glad that we stayed here. It really was a good experience. Hopefully we'll have the chance to stay here again . We love that it... More 

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Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

Just what we all love to read. Thanks for sharing your experience. Sonya Cronin, GM Sterling Resorts Rentals More 

Mitchell, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We have stayed at Gulfgate 6 or 8 times in the past and let another couple choose Emerald Towers. While Emerald Towers was nice, Gulfgate is hard to beat in our opinion. The rooms were nice but dated. The pool area is very nice, as is the beach of course. The main complaint for the 4 couples that went was... More 

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1 Thank Brian V
Sonya C, Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

Gulfgate is lovely, we agree. We're glad you chose Emerald Towers and do hope you'll come back. The Beach Service is a separate vendor and sadly those rentals are not included with the room stay. More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We love to stay in Destin, FL, and Emerald Towers is our go-to choice most of the time. This time we stayed in lovely Unit 1005 and were not too disappointed, EXCEPT for a few tiny things. (We are very tolerate of these condominium units because of these size, location, and view of the Gulf.) This entire building is quite... More 

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Sonya C, Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and hope you'll return soon. More 

Fort Pierce
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We stayed in unit # 303 with our good friends. It was clean and nicely furnished, and the kitchen has everything you would need if you wanted to cook.....we chose to eat out as there are many really good restaurants and bars close by, as well as nice shopping areas. The view from this unit is perfect since it is... More 

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Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Emerald Towers. We hope you return soon. More 

Lake Mary, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I rented a condo for Spring Break 2016 and while the weather did not cooperate we had a great time. The beaches are breathtaking the view from our room was mesmerizing. The check-in process and the facilities did not disappoint. I will be back during the warmer months.

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Thank AEM91814
Sonya C, General Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your Spring Break 2016 trip to Destin and Emerald Towers. Please do come back to visit up when the weather is warmer. The traffic and crowds will be quite busy but the sun on your face and sand on your feel will more than make up for that. Sonya Cronin, GM Emerald... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice condos, plenty of parking and the staff and management is first class. We saw several reviews complaining about things being outdated after booking our stay but that was not our experience at all. Nice heated pool! Washer and dryer in unit! Could be on the beach in minutes from our front door! Beautiful patio with nice furniture! I... More 

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Sonya C, Manager at Emerald Towers, responded to this review

Wonderful news. We're delighted that you enjoyed Emerald Towers. Sonya Cronin, GM Sterling Resorts More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Emerald Towers

Address: 1044 Highway 98 E, Destin, FL 32541-2950 (Formerly Sterling Resorts )
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range: £131 - £363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Emerald Towers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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Emerald Towers Destin, Florida
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“they wont allow you to put up your tent and beach chair within the property line”
 of 5 bubbles gilajess, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 902 with a great view of the beach, but the beds are on cheap boxes and frames.”
 of 5 bubbles brianv480, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on floors 5-10 are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Aemint4060, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Great view from this room conveniently located right off the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles H1072VGsusanm, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would look at rooms on the 5th & 6th floor for amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles AEM91814, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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