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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“adult pool”(30 reviews)
“gathering spot”(14 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
4 Star Hotel
WaterColor Inn, nestled on nearly 500 acres of sugar-white sand beach, is surrounded by 1,400 linear feet of beachfront and pine forests alongside Western Lake, the state’s second-largest naturally occurring coastal dune lake. The 60-room Inn offers deluxe accommodations designed by...
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34 Golden Rod Cir, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5979
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33.5 km to Northwest Florida Beaches Intl Airport
35 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed on the third floor. Great view of the beach. I love the chairs on the balcony. The room was always clean and the beds are comfortable. I like this property. It has everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation.More

Thank frintern2
Response from TheWaterColorInn, Guest Relations Manager at WaterColor InnResponded 2 days ago

Hello frintern2, Thank you for the review about the recent stay. I'm glad to see you enjoyed the room for your beach getaway and hope you found the time to try out the newly reopened FOOW restaurant as well. We hope to see you again...More

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After dropping our daughter off at camp, we wanted a romantic getaway in the area between Destin & Panama City Beach, FL. Although I couldn't decide which hotel to commit to from checking online and reading the reviews, we decided to just wing it and...More

Thank ElleeGH
Response from TheWaterColorInn, Guest Relations Manager at WaterColor InnResponded 2 days ago

Hello ElleeGH, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your special getaway time on the beach! We're delighted to see reviews and stories like these of guests getting to enjoy everything our beautiful location has to offer. We cant wait to have you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the watercolor inn! The service from the valet and front desk is extremely welcoming and the turn down cookies are delicious! The umbrella service is convenient even tho it’s pricey and the umbrellas are so close to each other. The pool was full...More

Thank MarisaE
Response from TheWaterColorInn, Guest Relations Manager at WaterColor InnResponded 2 days ago

Hello MarisaE, Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review on your recent stay with us. I wanted to pass along as well that the Watercolor community is undergoing major pool renovations to reopen our camp district pool with three times the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stay at WaterColor Inn. We enjoyed our stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was on the fourth (top) floor with a great view of the Gulf. The room was clean and modern. The shower was spacious with plenty...More

Thank Chapmanhistory
Response from TheWaterColorInn, Guest Relations Manager at WaterColor InnResponded 2 days ago

Hello Chapmanhistory, Thanks for the review of the Inn regarding your summer stay with us, it's always wonderful to hear stories from guests visiting the Inn for the first time! It looks like you had a great visit and was able to experience quite a...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

If you want to stay somewhere where this little to no kids, this is the place. The customer service is 100% from the time you pull up to the front door, valet personnel call you by name each and every time you come and go...More

1  Thank Denise H
Response from TheWaterColorInn, Guest Relations Manager at WaterColor InnResponded 2 days ago

Hello Denise H, Thank you for the kind words regarding your stay this Summer at the Inn! I'm glad to see that you got to experience everything that makes our resort so fantastic during your visit with us! We can't wait to have you back...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Golf course
Details
Price range
US$445 - US$795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$445 - US$795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Stewbenash
11 April 2018|
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Response from CirruslyAloft | Reviewed this property |
You have to peer slightly over the dunes out front to see the ocean on the second floor. Still, the view of the ocean is just fine, you just can’t see the beach. I don’t believe the main pool has a water slide. However, we... More
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Connie05342
22 February 2018|
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Response from CirruslyAloft | Reviewed this property |
It’s a short walk to the restaurants in Seaside.
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Connie05342
22 February 2018|
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Response from BrittanyJowolfe |
There is one small adult only pool and one large family pool at the inn. The others are spread out, I only saw one other one while there and no one was in it, I think it was closed.
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"Third floor and higher for best view"
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"Higher floors have an ocean view, bottom floor is a view of the dunes."
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"Second floor or higher to see the pounding surf"
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"4th floor ocean side amazing view of beach and ocean"
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