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Is fun, surf and sun all calling your name? You'll be near beaches, warm rays and exciting attractions when staying at this Gulf Shores, AL hotel.

You'll hear the serene sounds of the waves while staying at the Best Western on the Beach, as we're located right on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico - the surrounding beaches were voted as one of the top three beaches in the world by Southern Living, and also named by NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) as one of only thirteen Super Star Beaches in the nation. In addition Gulf Shores has recently been awarded by Family Fun Magazine as one of the top 10 tourist towns in the U.S., named in the top 10 best beaches for towns and families by Parents Magazine, one of the top 5 "Best Gulf Coast Beaches" by Travel Channel, and an environmental action group rated 200 of the top beach destinations in the U.S. where Gulf Shores and Gulf State Park were among only 13 that received a 5 star rating! During your stay, you can easily enjoy water sports, deep sea fishing and golfing. We were recently named by Yahoo as the top budget-friendly hotel to stay at when traveling to Gulf Shores, AL.

Make that family trip one to remember - with Waterville USA Water Park, The Hangout, and Zooland Animal Park all within a mile of this Gulf Shores hotel, you'll never be far from adventure and excitement.

Gulf State Park, Orange Beach Marina, Lake Shelby, Perdido Bay, Bon Secour Bay & Wildlife Refuge, The Track, Adventure Island, Tanger Outlet Mall, Mobile Bay, and Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack are also nearby. Those looking to discover new things can visit Baldwin Heritage Museum, Pensacola Naval Air Station & Museum, Explorium and Fort Morgan Historical Museum.

The relaxation and excitement continues on the property with our two hot tubs, beach access, a kiddie pool, an indoor heated pool, an outdoor beachfront pool and Island Pancake House Restaurant. Get even more value out of your stay with free parking. Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 18 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gulf Adventure Center, Hummingbird Ziplines
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Waterville USA Water Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Zooland Animal Park
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Fort Morgan Historical Museum
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bon Secour Bay National Wildlife
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Baldwin Heritage Museum
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Marine World
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Pensacola Naval Air Station Museum
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Bellingrath Gardens and Home


  • Island Pancake House, on-premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch

Nearby Cities

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Foley
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Pensacola
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Mobile


  • 0.10 mile(s) from beach
  • 0.10 mile(s) from deep sea fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from ziplining
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf
  • 1.00 mile(s) from state fishing pier
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Lake Shelby
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gulf State Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from fishing charters
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Orange Beach Marina
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Zeke's Marina
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Perdido Beach Marina
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Perdido Bay
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bear Point Marina
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Mobile Bay


  • 10.00 mile(s) from Riviera Outlet Mall and 12 screen theatre


  • 60.00 mile(s) from Mobile Airport
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Pensacola Airport