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The Island, by Hotel RL

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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)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Family Resort
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
28Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
12Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 5 days and my experience was pretty good. The hotel is a little on the older side but it was still nice. The bed was comfortable and the room was standard. The bathroom was kind of small and the toilet seemed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice staff, but a older hotel, old rooms and décor, but is beachside, with a big pool with some rooms having room side access to pool and water fall, beach bar. is ok and nice for beach goers. The Stormchaser says is OK

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the hotel is conveniently located. It is older and it is quite apparent that it's older once you get into the room. A really nice shopping complex next door with some good restaurants. We got to enjoy some good food, sports televisions & beers....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Online it looked like a beautiful place, not so much in person. The location is why I gave it a two. The beach is gorgeous and it is located next to several eateries. The rooms are old, worn out and my bathroom was full of...More

1  Thank leahbarton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late to find out that there were no more rooms like the one we booked (King). We were offered a different room (two Queens) and given breakfast vouchers for two days. It’s a very long walk from the parking garage to the building...More

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marciaroseswillbloom
20 August 2018|
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Response from ARCabrera1981 | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure no. I go there several times a year and have been going for 30 years. The only dogs I have ever seen belonged to the owners of the property.
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Jeannine F
27 July 2018|
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Response from Angel J | Reviewed this property |
I actually ended up staying for my visit. A refund wasn't even brought up in conversation with management although I did not push the issue. I have no idea where they stand now on their renovation project. I can't imagine... More
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Room Tips
"Never stay on ground floor!"
DameDeBronze
29 Aug 2018
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"Find a Motel 6"
256sammyw
20 Aug 2018
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"Ask for ocean view room with a balcany"
christinarudd2
1 Aug 2018
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"Stay in the beachfront rooms, you won't regret!"
gigi6692018
19 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$70 - US$206 (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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