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"You cannot walk to the beach from this hotel. The shuttle is slow and doesn't come and go often enough. The dryer barely worked. The two restaurants t ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 17 Apr 2017

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star condo near Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park

Close to the beach

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this well-placed condo, you'll find Henderson Beach State Park and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park. Destin Harbor Boardwalk and Destin Commons are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

This smoke-free condo features 5 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor tennis courts, and a restaurant. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like valet parking and a beach shuttle.

Free Internet, kitchens

The 130 condos feature well-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and washers/dryers.

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Pool View

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Junior Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Condo, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

The Palms of Destin ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Palms of Destin

Everyone (5)
3 out of 5

You cannot walk to the beach from this hotel.

Pros: The pool area was beautiful. The colors used in decor were bright and uplifting.
Cons: The bedding was very flimsy. The furniture (especially the twin bed mattress) needs replaced as does the dryer. (yes, I cleaned the vent out)
Location: Getting to the beach required a car ride; at least it wasn't a far drive. There are lots of restaurants and stores nearby which was convenient.
You cannot walk to the beach from this hotel. The shuttle is slow and doesn't come and go often enough. The dryer barely worked. The two restaurants they advertise were not open for business. (we went in April) The so called "health spa" didn't have a massage therapist working for them at the moment. The pool wasn't heated so we couldn't swim. The temperature outside was 80 but because the nights got cooler the water was frigid. I would never stay here again.

Posted by , from From Michigan on Apr 17, 2017

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2 out of 5

Not a place I'd recommend

First off our keys didn't work. The staff gave us a code that didn't always work. The shuttle bus was never available when we needed it. But their add says it's just a phone call away. And to top it off, guest are expected to supply their own trash bags and toilet paper. Staff was not friendly or helpful at all!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

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4 out of 5

Palms of Destin

Pros: The condo we stayed in was super clean comfortable and this hotel is less than a .25 mile from Wal-Mart.
Cons: Carpet in foyer was stained other than that no complaints
Location: Super close to Wal-Mart and restaurants. Go Karts and Fudpuckers with arcade super close.
Condo was very clean and very comfortable. Easy shuttle ride to the beach. The beach area is quite small. Rented a private chair and umbrella next to the public beach for $25.00 for 1/2 day and it was nice. Friendly staff and the pools are amazing especially if you have small children. Great place to travel for the money.

Posted by , from Indiana on May 31, 2016

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5 out of 5

The Palms at Destin

I chose The Palms at Destin for my first trip to Destin with my family. Great experience overall. Great location to get to beach, shopping, and food. Walmart was 3 minutes away which was very convenient to stock condo style room. Two minor complaints.....pool area is awesome except at night. No lighting what so ever. Dangerous if you plan on taking kids swimming after 7 pm. Parking deck seemed a little tight for large SUVs and trucks

Posted by on May 26, 2015

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5 out of 5

Great quiet weekend

Pros: The staff was friendly and continuously inquired if there was anything that they could help us with. It was also very clean from the lobby to our room
Location: The beach is close by, as well as, many restaurants - among other things to do!
While my stay was only one night, I could not have asked for a better place to stay! The staff was extremely welcoming and provided excellent customer service from the time we checked in until the next day when we left. Everything was very clean and the room was immaculate.

Posted by , from Pensacola, FL on Mar 30, 2015

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Property Features

The Palms of Destin offers its guests 5 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center, and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this condo measures 6400 square feet (595 square meters) and includes a conference center. The family-friendly The Palms of Destin also features tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This 3.5-star Destin condo is smoke free.

  • 130 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 6400 sq ft of conference space
  • 595 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2007
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Kitchen
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional) (29.5 km / 18.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

The Palms of Destin offers 130 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Accommodations at this 3.5-star condo have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Palms Bar & Grill - This poolside bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Keys will be left in lockbox.
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. The doorperson or front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: Keys will be left in lockbox.
Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. The doorperson or front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

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 are 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. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

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 are 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. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Doorperson/Staffed front desk

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 300 per stay
  • Spring Break deposit: USD 500 per stay for guests under 25 years old staying between 07 March - 20 April

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

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