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Gulf Sands Motel

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Reviewed 10 May 2014

We recently had a vacation near this area,we arrived a day early and could not find a motel with a vacancy so we had to stay at at this motel for one night.We were charged a hundred dollars to stay in this dump,the room was filthy,there were bugs,mold in the shower area so bad and we had 2 towels in...

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1Thank summer6008
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Lady in office was very helpful, knowledgable of the area, & friendly. Owners need to paint & few other things. Great location ... across street from beautiful white sand beach, next to a pub with great oysters and burgers, and not too far to get to other cool things. No pets allowed but that's cool ... no smelly rooms. Great...

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Thank MyRosebud
Destin, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2013

I read all the reviews and decided to book 2 nights anyway because we just needed a place to crash for a few hrs during a quick family trip to the Port St. Joe area. BIG MISTAKE!!! When we arrived the owner double charged our credit card despite being quoted $55 a night by phone and prices listed on the...

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7Thank Michelle C
Lafayette, Alabama
Reviewed 29 August 2013

I have been staying at the Gulf Sands for many years. I have always enjoyed my stay. Any time I needed extra towels or Toilet paper there was never a problem. The owners Kay and Jay have always been very nice to me. in the many years I have stayed there ,the rooms have always been clean. It is an...

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1Thank francine67
St. Pete, FL
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We had to change our travel plans and reroute to the PCB area literally 12 hours before the 3-day weekend began. Every hotel in the area was booked; I started calling every motel from PCB south along the shoreline and the first place with an available room was the Gulf Sands Motel. I booked over the phone and THEN read...

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3Thank shopgirlmeg
Burlison, Tn
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Where we come from this type of motel charges by the hour. And that's all I've got to say about that. Air was off when we arrived at 11:30 pm and it took until the next day to cool the room. It beat sleeping in the car and made for an interesting story, but I really wish the other places...

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4Thank ohmboy
vevay, in
Reviewed 9 August 2012

i tried ti to rent a room at the gulf sands this past may. i have a service dog.. and was denied a room. i was very tired so did not pursue the matter...but beware, they do no follow the laws, even when shown the dog's badge and information about the ADA rules

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6Thank joannbconnolly
Ashford, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2012

After reading the reviews on this hotel AFTER we booked for the weekend we were surprised to find there were no bugs, mold, or monsters under the bed at this hotel. While it was a tad pricey I do have to concede that it is the height of summer. I don't think their off-season pricing is too bad. The beds...

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1Thank Beachbums5175
Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 7 March 2012

It was mid-summer when I had came down to Port St.Joe for a wedding and I needed three rooms. I looked up the reviews to this place and i didn't really want to stay here but the whole town was booked so i didn't really have a choice. Anyways i got the rooms at an affordable price and they all...

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4Thank Damyanti P
Bainbridge, Georgia
Reviewed 16 February 2012

The staff and owners are very rude. Did not enjoy my vacation for having to deal with these people. Roaches everywhere. Worst motel I have ever staid in!!!!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gulf Sands Motel

Address: 8042 W Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-6202
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Port Saint Joe
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Gulf Sands Hotel Port Saint Joe
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“avoid Gulf Sands Motel and stay anywhere else”
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