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Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort/Destin

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The resort has everything you need. Multiple pools bars and restaurants. On the beach. I would not suggest getting the parking lot view. It is just too close to the loading and unloading area and does not feel private. The rooms need updating but as much time as we spent doing other stuff during our stay it didn't matter that much. Overall I would say it is a good value.

Yes, it's an old hotel that hasn't been updated, but the rooms in the grounds are clean. The pool is great, and access to the beach is perfect. Staff is friendly.

Our car was broken into in the front parking lot of the hotel. No cameras. We won't be back.

Rooms were old – no free coffee Dash restaurant menu kind of expensive for that old hotel small heated pool kind of boring – main pool that everyone books for the waterfall pool is ice cold like a glass of ice water and cannot be swim in Until at least August when it's warm because it is not heated – hot tub water is very low only comes up to your belly – – rooms are small cramped they have no hair dryer only benefit is that it's a walk to the beach

Wish internet and bathroom light would have worked.

Grounds were great, rooms were ok, but the ground, amenities and friendly staff made up for it! Will definitely stay again!!

The hotel staff very friendly, and pools, grounds are very nice. The building was very old and dated, along with rooms. Needs to be renovated like the pools, grounds and would be great all around!!

Dirty room. Flies in carpet. Black mold in bathroom. Whole outside smelled like cigarettes. Scary men walking around at night. Total Dump. Is NOTHING like the pictures they post online

Definitely could use some updating, but you can't beat the beachfront view!! Absolutely pay the extra for beachfront!

Loved everything about it. A little cold for us to venture to the pools but we will be back.

Would definitely return. Great location w lots to do.

There was an intermittent, annoying noise coming from a blower or other equipment external to the room all evening.

It was in a great location. Very close to the ocean. It was great place to stay!

1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy Se Fort Walton Beach FL

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Okaloosa Island, Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort/Destin is within a 5-minute walk of sights such as Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island and Adventure Golf and Arcade. This 335-room, 3-star resort welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free in-room WiFi. It's on the beach and also a short walk from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Okaloosa Island Pier.


Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

All 335 air-conditioned rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and safes are also standard.


Property features

Guests of Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort/Destin enjoy 2 outdoor pools, a children's pool, and a fitness center. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and conference space.

Room options

Room, Non Smoking, Courtyard View (2 Doubles)

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, No View (Parking Lot View)

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Business Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Beachfront

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort/Destin

Everyone (13)
3

nice place as a whole, but the rooms need updated.

Everyone

The resort has everything you need. Multiple pools bars and restaurants. On the beach. I would not suggest getting the parking lot view. It is just too close to the loading and unloading area and does not feel private. The rooms need updating but as much time as we spent doing other stuff during our stay it didn't matter that much. Overall I would say it is a good value.

By , from Newnan, Ga on Jun 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 5, 2017

Thank you for your good rating and feedback. We hope you had a great time at our resort, and will come back again on your next beach vacation.

4

ok hotel on the beach with a great pool

Everyone

Yes, it's an old hotel that hasn't been updated, but the rooms in the grounds are clean. The pool is great, and access to the beach is perfect. Staff is friendly.

By on May 31, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 2, 2017

Thanks for your good rating and review! We hope you had a great time here with us, and we look forward to seeing you again!

2

won't go back

Everyone

Our car was broken into in the front parking lot of the hotel. No cameras. We won't be back.

By on May 16, 2017

Review comment responded on May 19, 2017

Thank you for letting us know about your stay. We're sorry that your car was broken into, but hope that in spite of that, you enjoyed your time here at the beach.

3

old main pool only open in summer

Everyone

Rooms were old – no free coffee Dash restaurant menu kind of expensive for that old hotel small heated pool kind of boring – main pool that everyone books for the waterfall pool is ice cold like a glass of ice water and cannot be swim in Until at least August when it's warm because it is not heated – hot tub water is very low only comes up to your belly – – rooms are small cramped they have no hair dryer only benefit is that it's a walk to the beach

By , from michigan on Apr 6, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 11, 2017

Thank you for your good rating and feedback. We're sorry that you weren't happy with your stay here. We hope that you will come back in the future and give us another chance.

4

nice hotel close to the beach.

Everyone

Wish internet and bathroom light would have worked.

By on Apr 4, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 6, 2017

Thank you for your good rating and feedback. We hope you liked our resort, and will come back again soon.

5

great resort, hotel grounds were great!

Everyone

Grounds were great, rooms were ok, but the ground, amenities and friendly staff made up for it! Will definitely stay again!!

By , from chicago on Apr 1, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 3, 2017

Thanks for your 5 Star rating! We look forward to welcoming you back, on your next beach vacation!

3

great location

Everyone

The hotel staff very friendly, and pools, grounds are very nice. The building was very old and dated, along with rooms. Needs to be renovated like the pools, grounds and would be great all around!!

By on Mar 21, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 23, 2017

Thank you for your good rating and feedback. We hope you enjoyed your time here with us, and will come back again on your next beach vacation.

1

grossest hotel. not like their pictures

Everyone

Dirty room. Flies in carpet. Black mold in bathroom. Whole outside smelled like cigarettes. Scary men walking around at night. Total Dump. Is NOTHING like the pictures they post online

By , from Upstate New York on Mar 20, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 22, 2017

We're sorry that you were not happy with your stay. We hope that you will come back in the future, and give our resort another chance.

4

location, location, location!!

Everyone

Definitely could use some updating, but you can't beat the beachfront view!! Absolutely pay the extra for beachfront!

By on Mar 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 6, 2017

Thanks for your great rating! We hope you will come back again on your next beach vacation.

5

beautiful!

Everyone

Loved everything about it. A little cold for us to venture to the pools but we will be back.

By , from knoxville, tn on Dec 28, 2016

Review comment responded on Dec 30, 2016

Thanks so much for your awesome review! We're glad you loved your stay with us. We hope to see you back here again very soon!