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Holiday Inn Destin

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • one of the best locations right on the gulf
  • kids' programs make it a one-stop shop for families

    Cons

  • generic cookie-cutter hotel interiors
  • not every room has a gulf view

Holiday Inn Destin Review

The hotel's towering, circular, 1960s-space-age design ensures most rooms get a great view of the gulf, which is only a few steps away. The location offers the chance to lounge on sugar-white sands, get to several golf courses with ease, and walk to some of Destin's amusement parks. Common areas—jazzed up with skylights and greenery—are spacious and eye-pleasing. Standard rooms feature pillow-top mattresses and are uniformly bright and well kept; prices vary depending on the view. Family-friendly, the hotel has kiddie pools and "kids' suites" (with bunk beds), magic shows, and nature talks.

    Hotel Details

  • 233 rooms.
Updated: 04-05-2013

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