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4.7 out of 5

"Loved the room and the rooftop pool!! Hotel restaurant was good and love that valet is included!! " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 25 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

Luxurious 5-star hotel with golf course

In shopping district

With a stay at this Miramar Beach hotel, you'll be steps from Sandestin Golf Resort - Raven, Burnt Pine, Baytowne, The Links and a 5-minute walk from Sirens at the Beach. Also, Choctawhatchee Bay is within half a mile (1 km) and Miramar Beach is within 2 miles (3 km).

36-hole golf course

This smoke-free hotel features a golf course, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 10 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like a free beach shuttle.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Accessible Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$130* Per night/room Dec 23 - Dec 24

Grand Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony - No Pets Allowed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Suite, 2 Queen Beds - No Pets Allowed

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Resort View - No Pets Allowed

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Bay View - No Pets Allowed

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Effie Sandestin ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Effie Sandestin

Everyone (7) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by , from DESTIN on Feb 20, 2022

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5 out of 5
Loved the room and the rooftop pool!! Hotel restaurant was good and love that valet is included!!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 26, 2021 by Hotel Effie

"Thank you for your amazing review of Hotel Effie. Thank you for staying with us and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time. Our roof-top pool & lounge is Northwest Florida's only rooftop pool and has become very popular with our guests. We are happy you had the chance to enjoy it and it's breathtaking panoramic views as well! We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back again soon. Hotel Effie"

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 18, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 26, 2021 by Hotel Effie

Thank you for review of Hotel Effie, we’re thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. As you may know, Hotel Effie is a brand-new hotel, and we are incredibly grateful you shared your experience with other travelers. We hope to see you back at Hotel Effie soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 16, 2021

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Jul 30, 2021 by CT

Thank you for the amazing review, we hope to welcome you back soon!

5 out of 5
I liked the property and amenities. However, I didn't vare for the paid parking and not having a hot food option at the pool.

Posted by on Jun 28, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 29, 2021 by Hotel Effie

"Thank you for your review of Hotel Effie. We are very glad you enjoyed our beautiful hotel and we greatly appreciate your positive thoughts on our welcoming atmosphere, wonderful staff, and great location! We are happy to hear your experiences were so impressive! Our roof-top pool & lounge is Northwest Florida's only rooftop pool and has become very popular with our guests. We are happy you had the chance to enjoy it and it's breathtaking panoramic views as well! Your insight on the pool food options has been noted as well. We strive to ensure the comfort of all our guests and we utilize feedback as a valuable opportunity to help us improve our property for future guest experiences. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Hotel Effie"

5 out of 5
Our stay was absolutely wonderful, this hotel was beautiful. Very clean and updated, can’t wait to visit again.

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021

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Jun 8, 2021 by Melissa W.

"Thank you for your review of Hotel Effie. We greatly appreciate your positive thoughts and we are happy to hear your experiences were so impressive. At Hotel Effie, we strive to ensure the comfort of all our guests and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Hotel Effie - Sandestin"

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 17, 2021 by Melissa W.

"Thank you for your amazing review of Hotel Effie. We are very glad you enjoyed our beautiful hotel and we greatly appreciate your positive thoughts on our welcoming atmosphere, wonderful staff, and great location! We are also happy to hear your experiences were so impressive! Our roof-top pool & lounge is Northwest Florida's only rooftop pool and has become very popular with our guests. We hope you had the chance to enjoy it and it's breathtaking panoramic views as well! We strive to ensure the comfort of all our guests and we utilize feedback as a valuable opportunity to help us improve our property for future guest experiences. We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Hotel Effie"

5 out of 5

Posted by on May 29, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 8, 2021 by Melissa W.

"Thank you for your review of Hotel Effie. We greatly appreciate your positive thoughts and we are happy to hear your experiences were so impressive. At Hotel Effie, we strive to ensure the comfort of all our guests and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Hotel Effie - Sandestin"

3 out of 5

Posted by on May 1, 2021

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May 12, 2021 by Hotel Effie Team

Thank you for choosing Hotel Effie! We look forward to hosting you again soon!

Property Features

Hotel Effie Sandestin offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and an outdoor pool. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/cafe on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 20000 square feet (1858 square meters) and includes a conference center. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Hotel Effie Sandestin. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Miramar Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 250 guestrooms or units
  • 20000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1858 sq m of conference space
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free beach shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Effie Sandestin offers 250 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Miramar Beach hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Ovide - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Ara - This rooftop bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Sweetbay Coffee - Onsite brasserie. Open daily.

The Lobby Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 36-hole golf course. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Golf driving range on site

Spa Services

Spa Lilliana has 10 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 10
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Pool hoist on site

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 250 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts American Express. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 40.00 per accommodation, per night. This fee does not apply to children under 1 year of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 25 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 250 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.