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Mandeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is small. Great location within walking distance to all of gulf shores and fishing pier. Also close to Walmart, abc, souvenirs, and restaurants. Building does not have many amenities. But awesome beach and not too crowded. Extremely reasonable rental rates.

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1Thank curbimus
LIMA
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of things must've changed since some of the negative reviews were submitted. We have had a wonderful experience. The pool is very nice and clean. The elevator has worked perfectly. Our condo was clean and in perfect updated condition. No dirty sheets, no bigs of any kind. Two nice size flat screen TVs, and a great view of the...

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1Thank SCOTT G
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

You wouldnt think much this little building from the road. It's actually not too bad for the prices. Most views are not beach front, but the condo #507 was nicely decorated and sufficient for 4 adults. The pool is very small and mostly shaded. You will wait for an elevator - take the stairs.

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2Thank partyofive00
Minnesota
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Don't know what all these people expected when they checked into the whaler but, for what I paid I was impressed with the staff and service The room was clean, the linens fresh and the area safe and secure. For the price I will stay here every time. If you want the Hilton pay Hilton prices, I like the whaler

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7Thank viking226
Jackson, Mississippi
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I was wary of staying at The Whaler after seeing the other reviews, but we had a great time staying here. The unit was clean and comfortable, with a nice pool and the beach only steps away. Our balcony had a great view of the ocean. We didn't have any issues with the elevator. There were a few minor annoyances,...

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2Thank AG2015
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

The room was nice but u could not enjoy the pool because it was always so cold it need to be heated it does not get enough sunlight to warm it,an the wifi was really bad it would not upload for my son To play his playstation an we kept losing service in the room

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Thank Vickeystripling
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Dirty, outdated, several roaches dead and alive in our rooms, dirty, tiny tiny pool, elevator takes about 5 mins to come. Would never stay here again. Would not suggest staying here. It's as clean as a Motel 6 maybe worse.

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4Thank Reviewers2345
Reviewed 27 May 2013

When I was in high school bloody sheets, roaches, and stinky carpet probably wouldn't have bothered me. As an adult however, I was disgusted. Going to sleep was hard because of the blood stains on the pillow case and sheets, both top and bottom ones. Not good for being 320 dollars a night. Great location and good place if your...

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3Thank Bluebell930
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Worst place we've ever stayed in Gulf Shores. Not maintained, and most everything in the unit was old or dirty. It needed painting badly and a complete overhaul. When we arrived, there had been a water leak in the unit. We were told it was drying out, but the carpet in the bedrooms had been pulled up, and the pad...

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7Thank Janice C
Wetumpka, Alabama
Reviewed 22 July 2012

We stayed week of July 4th 2012. The elevator broke down @ least 5 times that week. I heard of 2 instances that people were in it and 1 of these the fire department had to get a couple out. The morning we checked out I went around 8AM to get a cart and the elevator was broke. I called...

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9Thank Glenda B

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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

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Address: 505 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6627
Region: United States > Alabama > Gulf Shores
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whaler 3.5*
Number of rooms: 189
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