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Sea Oats Motel

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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45Car recommended
Grade: 45 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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We have stayed at the Sea Oats Motel a couple of times and loved it. No hype. Just a small, clean motel on the beach. No frills...heck, we even had to put the dirty towels outside in a chair, if we needed clean ones..go here and be left alone..
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We love going to the Sea Oats and have been for the past 10+ years, however, I guess they have lost our business. In May, we had reservations, but two days before, I broke my leg! We of course had to cancel. Not only did they keep our deposit, but kept the extra money that
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First trip to Destin and stayed at Majestic sun in condo it wasn't as good as this place . We stuck in Hurricane Gordon ,we was out shopping and checking area out stumbled on this place I stopped see if had room online it says no. Yes had one on BEACH on top floor so paid and
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This was our 2nd stay here. We love the way we walk out the door right on to the beach. In all honesty, this stay, the room was not very clean. Very dirty windows(we had ocean view). Vents very corroded. Blinds dirty as well. There was more, but.....this could be a very
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This was the perfect place for us. Kitchenette, good size room and RIGHT on the water. Made beach going easy since it was just outside our room. No maid service during the stay but that didn't matter at all as we went in and out so much. Had everything we needed and in a
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Two queen size beds
Taken from room #31 - second floor, corner room. Sunset
The view from our room
outside view
There is not a free shuttle that I know of.
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The beds didn't pose any problems for my husband and me. Between soft and firm they were somewhere in the middle. We slept great. Whether that was from the bed or being far away from work and real life duties, we still aren't sure.
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How old do you need to be to rent a room?
I think 21
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how much are chair/umbrella rentals? Also how are the beds?
didn't rent umbrella's. I guess you can buy your own from Walmart rather than renting. beds were fine. we had no complains and everything was much better than our expectations from a motel.
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No they are not .
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"Upstairs rooms have the best view of the ocean."
"Need to ask for apartment room."
"We liked the pent house best on the 4th floor corner units."
"Bottom floor is where I was and I did like it"
"Ground floor room is best for travelers that have limited mobility."
sea oats hotel destin
United StatesFloridaFlorida PanhandleDestin
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