$119 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 14, 2014 Check-out: Jul 16, 2014

Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

3 stars
1214 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
86 reviews
Excellent

The room was clean. Staff was friendly. My room key stopped working twice which was a bit... See full review

  • A Brown
  • Apr 21, 2014
Excellent

This was an excellent and affordable place to stay that's near the beach. The only reason I gave it... See full review

  • Beach loving mama
  • Jun 7, 2014
Friendly inn with pool near Fort Walton Beach
This easy-going inn on Okaloosa Island between Destin and Fort Walton Beach makes a great base camp for the attractions of the area, including the white sand Gulf coast beach that lies just across the street. The friendly staff at the Emerald Coast Inn and Suites serves a free continental breakfast daily, and there is a cozy, comfortable lobby with a computer with high-speed Internet access. Its rooms are clean and modern. The hotel has an outdoor pool and indoor spa in the fitness center.
Highlights
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Convenient to local attractions
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor whirlpool
Rooms
The 59 spacious rooms at the Emerald Coast Inn have warm, modern furnishings with views of the Gulf across the street. All rooms have Wi-Fi access. The spa suite has an in-room whirlpool.
Features
The Emerald Coast Inn has a fitness room with a hot tub and steam room. There is free parking for guests.
Recreation
There is an outdoor pool at the Emerald Coast Inn and a white-sand beach lies just across the street.
Transportation
  • Destin/Fort Walton Beach Airport (5.8 mi/9.3 km)
  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport (7.4 mi/11.9 km)
  • Taxi and shuttle service available
Attractions
  • Gulfarium (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Recreation Area (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • HarborWalk Village (5 mi/8 km)
  • Destin Harbor (5.6 mi/9 km)
  • Pelican Beach Resort Conference Center (7.3 mi/11.8 km)
  • Big Kahuna's Water Park (7.4 mi/11.9 km)
  • The Track Family Recreation Center (8 mi/12.9 km)
Business
  • Business services available
  • Computer in lobby with high-speed Internet access

Hotel Map

30.3972 -86.5961
Area served
Fort Walton Beach.
Nearby airports
Pensacola International Airport.
Area description
Located on Okaloosa Island which is between Fort Walton Beach and Destin.

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Emerald Coast Inn and Suites Rooms

Standard
The bedding option for this room is 2 queen beds with direct dial phones, refrigerator and microwave, TV with remote control and HBO.Internet access is available in all rooms and the main lobby.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Okaloosa: 0.3 mi

Dining

Nearby Restaurant
Pandora's-steakhouse-within walking distance from hotel

Pranzo's- Italian-within walking distance

Crabtrab-various-short drive

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (86)

Ratings and reviews for Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
86 out of 86
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.2

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
black barbie
Bangkok, Thailand
Jul 6, 2010

Nice Place, nothing fancy

nothing special...was passing through on the way to visit relatives. the place was fine, although the roadside location was noisy, and the other guests even more so.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Tallahassee, FL
Jun 6, 2010

Nice stay!

Hotel lobby was very nice and the rooms were comfortable. Staff was extremely helpful. Best part was the electronic directory in the lobby which detailed attractions, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, etc. that were in the area and convenient to the hotel. Will stay here again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Skip the continental breakfast (which was good) and eat instead at "Another Broken Egg" in Destin. Takes about 15 minutes to get there from the hotel, but the food was SUPERB!!! Well worth the drive.

Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Tallahassee, FL
Jun 6, 2010

Nice stay!

Hotel lobby was very nice and the rooms were comfortable. Staff was extremely helpful. Best part was the electronic directory in the lobby which detailed attractions, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, etc. that were in the area and convenient to the hotel. Will stay here again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Skip the continental breakfast (which was good) and eat instead at "Another Broken Egg" in Destin. Takes about 15 minutes to get there from the hotel, but the food was SUPERB!!! Well worth the drive.

Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
JMenCPA
Chicago, IL
Jan 31, 2010

Good beds

Good beds, but the bathrooms have paper thin walls. Commons area is not much to enjoy. Good place for a nights rest, but not much else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
JMenCPA
Chicago, IL
Jan 31, 2010

Good beds

Good beds, but the bathrooms have paper thin walls. Commons area is not much to enjoy. Good place for a nights rest, but not much else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
aristootle22
Salem,MA
Dec 8, 2009

money well spent

came to the hotel on a rainy day.the staff was so helpful.room is clean and relaxing.got a room with a view.that's a plus.even helped me with arranging my transportation around town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
aristootle22
Salem,MA
Dec 8, 2009

money well spent

came to the hotel on a rainy day.the staff was so helpful.room is clean and relaxing.got a room with a view.that's a plus.even helped me with arranging my transportation around town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cape Canaveral, FL
Oct 18, 2009

Friendliest Staff on a 38 day trip

They checked us in early when we arrived ahead of schedule and switched us to a room with a gulf view when we asked if one was available. It was a bargain price as well. The front desk personnel were all very friendly and helpful. In the morning the gentleman at the desk even made waffles for all of the guests. He was so friendly it was like being guests in his own kitchen. The location was convenient to the beach and ammenities.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The park beach about a half a mile east of the hotel is great.

Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cape Canaveral, FL
Oct 18, 2009

Friendliest Staff on a 38 day trip

They checked us in early when we arrived ahead of schedule and switched us to a room with a gulf view when we asked if one was available. It was a bargain price as well. The front desk personnel were all very friendly and helpful. In the morning the gentleman at the desk even made waffles for all of the guests. He was so friendly it was like being guests in his own kitchen. The location was convenient to the beach and ammenities.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The park beach about a half a mile east of the hotel is great.

Review of Emerald Coast Inn and Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Brandon, MS
Sep 14, 2009

Unbeatable location for the price

When we first checked in we were given a smoking room. When we returned to the front desk and explained we needed a non smoking room they explained that thru Orbitz we were only garenteed a room, not necessarily a non smoking room. They did however make every effort to get us into a non smoking room even tho they were booked full for the weekend. The staff was very friendly and went out of their way for us and for others that I saw while we were there. The lady that took care of the breakfast even spoke multiple languages and tried to address people in their native language if she could in the mornings. I would definitely stay at this hotel again. We have family in Ft. Walton Beach, FL and we will be returning to visit them a few times a year.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The hotel was right on the main road and everything you could want was just off this road. Some of the restaurants were even within walking distance.

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