The Fort Walton Beach Area
Inn of the Year and Certificate of Excellence winner, our hotel can’t be beat for comfort and up-to-date immaculate accommodations. The quiet location near downtown, and just a mile from stunning beaches, is excellent for exploring area attractions or enjoying lazy strolls on the boardwalk. Eglin AFB and the Emerald Coast Convention Center are nearby. Rooms with classy, modern décor come with all you need for a wonderful vacation or business visit. Amenities include in-room microwave, mini-fridge, large TV, coffee maker, free Wi-Fi and more. Rise and shine to our free Bright Side Breakfast®, a self-serve buffet stocked with many hearty and light choices and unlimited coffee and juice. Guests have an outdoor pool, business and fitness centers at their disposal and our friendly staff will wow you with over-the-top service. Pets welcome.
In the central Florida panhandle between Pensacola and Panama City, this area owns some of the most beautiful beaches anywhere with white sand and emerald-colored waters. The hotel is situated on the calm Santa Rosa Sound near downtown and across from the barrier island encompassing the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Cultural attractions showcase the region’s military and early settler history. Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field operate north of the city which has attracted major employers like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Gulf Power. Waterside dining lines the roads by the hotel, with even more restaurants nearby along Eglin Parkway. The Santa Rosa Mall is minutes away and it’s only a short drive to the Silver Sands Factory Stores. Destin is nearby.
Hotel Services and Amenities
Get all you need for a great vacation or business visit by booking one of our immaculate rooms complete with modern furnishings and décor and a supremely comfortable bed layered with pillow-tops and crisp linens. Our rooms and suites have a microwave, refrigerator, 32 inch flat-screen TV with premium cable channels, desk, coffee maker and more. Wi-Fi is free so everyone can connect and our free Bright Side Breakfast provides variety to your morning with hearty and simple foods to start the day. Choose from eggs, waffles, biscuits and gravy, sausage, cereals, pastries, bagels, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. Play or relax by the outdoor pool bordered by palm trees. Take advantage of the fitness and business centers and guest laundry. Meeting space is available and pets stay free.
Local Area Attractions
If you can tear yourself and the kids away from the waves, seashell hunting, and sandcastle building, the city offers some fascinating indoor and outdoor things to do. Play with dolphins, sea lions, otters, and more water creatures at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park just one mile from the hotel. Play on the greens at the Pines and Oaks championship golf courses. Investigate area Native American and military history in four museums at the Heritage Park & Cultural Center. See the Gulf of Mexico while aboard a dolphin cruise or from the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier where you can rent a pole and catch big fish like king mackerel and tarpon. Dine and score a great gift in the Uptown Shopping District.