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Driftwood Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Driftwood Lodge is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. A large shady palm lined courtyard wraps around our beachfront heated pool and sundeck. The courtyard is where our guests find themselves making new and often lifelong friends. Throughout the year there are planned activities, ranging from cook-outs and sunset parties to Easter Egg Hunts and other children's games. Pier Park shopping and entertainment district is located within easy walking distance.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
78Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
16Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
100Room tips
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Popular mentions
Glad I got experience the Driftwood ,, we stayed in one of their Victorian houses . It was lovely but not so nice you had to be careful and you can bring your fur babies . After hurricane Michael it is no longer there anymore but will always keep the memories made there close to
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Hotel's Favourite
We stumbled on this gem while planning our new family vacation spot. Wow did we get lucky from the staff, hotel, location, beach it was just perfect. We stayed in the beachfront cabana rooms and every morning we could just walkout our room and have a beautiful view of the ocean.
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Driftwood Resort is a very unique place. It is not technically upscale but more old Florida. Right on the Ocean with historical restaurant Waldo’s. Our one bedroom unit was facing the ocean but many do not. We checked in with Lynn and both felt she needed to be more customer
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While this small, older hotel is outdated in several ways, it has many things the large, fancy high rise hotels don’t. Walk-out rooms leading straight to the beach or pool, two pools, a children’s pool, small splash pad, and hot tub, grills, games, free watermelon and popcorn
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I can Not say enough about how great this hotel is. Most would pass it by. I'm so glad we didn't our room 156 was right on the beach and it was amazing. The rooms were newly renovated and super clean. The staff was amazing. The 3 pools and hot tub were very clean. They have a
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Rainbow view from street level room
Yes, but you only need to wear when using facilities. It is one of those rubber bands you give them back at end of time there.
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is there laundry areas at the driftwood for guests?
Yes, we do have coin operated washers & dryers on property for guest's use
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How is the parking and how far is the closest grocery store? Thanks.
We could get all small items at a convenience store that was located across the street from the Hotel. For larger and more diverse food items, we went about a mile away to a Publix which was easy to navigate to. Parking was easy and right out front. In the event of the main parking lot being full, there was an overflow lot right across the street.
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Are the balconies private?
2nd floor balconies are private
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"2nd floor for the view"
"If you want to be closest to the beach, literally steps away, ask for a cabana. If you want the best ocean view, ask for the Osprey."
"Request a second floor room for a beautiful view of the sun setting beyond the pier."
"I suggest spending less time in your room and enjoy all that Panama City Beach has to offer. "
"bring your own blanket as only sheet and bedspread on bed."
US$150 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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