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The Island, by Hotel RL

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Room & Suite (155)

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Located in the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast, our newly enhanced beachfront resort features 335 rooms, 14,000 square feet of event space with a penthouse ballroom, two swimming pools, kids splash garden, a grotto with a swim-up bar, The Island Grille, Tripp Tide Beach Bar and a beachside coffee truck serving award-winning Victrola coffee.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Restaurant
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Family Resort
Great View
HOTEL CLASS

Location

Full view
70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
2,643Reviews
948Photos
73Q+A
100Room tips
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Stayed three nights, the location is fantastic the staff are really friendly and helpful. We had a ocean view room and couldn’t fault the view of the hotel. The bed was very comfortable but the shower was just warm. And no hanging space at all. The bar area is new as is the
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Great place to expend vacation, very affordable $$ & restaurants + entertainment @ walking distance.. breakfast it's not include they charge $12.00 per person, I rather drive around IHOP or MacDonald also laundry it's around $2.50 only accept credit-cards
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I booked this hotel through Priceline. We booked the Gulf King room and were given a double queen room instead. The double queen room is over $100 cheaper -- which is very misleading, and poor business. The hotel is completely under construction. The amenities they talk up are
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The lobby is brand new so it looks like you’re going into an upscale hotel. The rooms behind are terrible. The lobby pictures are the reason I booked this hotel. I should have double checked ALL the pictures and read the review. I didn’t want to call around at the last
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Response from islandfl, General Manager at The Island, by Hotel RL
Responded 1 week ago
sofiaBohio Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear about the experiences you encountered during your stay at The Island Beach Side Resort. We are looking forward to the completion of our room renovations this month. I do apologize for any inconveniences and we hope to host you in the future.
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I stayed here overnight on a business trip so didn’t use the resort or pools. The front of the hotel has been renovated and looks and feels like a modern hotel. The bar and dining room are good quality, clean and bright. The staff were very professional,helpful and welcoming.
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Response from islandfl, General Manager at The Island, by Hotel RL
Responded 1 week ago
867scottc Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear about the experiences you encountered during your stay at The Island Beach Side Resort. We are looking forward to the completion of our room renovations this month. I do apologize for any inconveniences and we hope to host you in the future.
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The Two Queen Beds with Pool View at the Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort/Destin
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Pool View Room (Most Rooms Have 2 Queen Beds)
Amber likes the room!
Nice area heading to beach.....beachfront rooms are shown in picture.
Regular rooms with garden view
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12345631
Try asking on there facebook page or private message them
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Im not staying til sept but the hotel said rooms will be finished by april, some are already, on there fb page it says the grotto is open. It looks really nice what they have done, someone did post a link to pics on there fb page
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I didn't see any balconies on the standard rooms, the pool and gulf view rooms have balconies and the higher the floor the better the view in the gulf view rooms, which I prefer. The standard rooms have a parking lot view and some face the inner court yard area. Sky scanner app has good pics of this hotel.
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The hotel told me all rooms would be finished by april but dont know about specific ones, email hotel or ask on there facebook page
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Renovations appeared to be completed to me.
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12345615
"Dont add nights, you will get screwed. Stay what you have booked."
"Rooms on 2nd floor and up with Gulf view"
"Never stay on ground floor!"
"Find a Motel 6"
"Ask for ocean view room with a balcany"
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PRICE RANGE
US$134 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ramada plaza beach hotel fort walton beachramada fort walton beachfort walton beach ramada
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaFlorida PanhandleFort Walton Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
335
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