Hotel Overview

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On the Island, the hotel is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico with sugar-white sand and miles of unspoiled beaches. Great shopping, wonderful restaurants, Dolphin and Dinner Cruises, fishing, golf, inland, and beachfront rooms.

Boutique-style with art deco design makes this Florida beach hotel a must-stay in Fort Walton Beach. All rooms feature Serta® Presidential Suite pillow-top beds for the ultimate in guest comfort.

The Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront hotel boasts luxurious amenities, on-site entertainment, and close proximity to exciting activities. This boutique-style hotel adds a touch of class to the traditional Best Western family-friendly atmosphere. Hotel amenities include an on-site outdoor pool with an adjacent cabana bar and meeting facilities-perfect for reunions or unique business meetings!

Every guest room is decorated in a stylish art deco design and boasts extras such as free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Accommodations with a luxurious in-room spa are also available. Make the most of your visit to the beach by upgrading your room to a Gulf view with a private balcony!

Guests can enjoy live music every night at the on-site Swizzle Stick Lounge and Martini Bar-voted a local's favorite by a Fort Walton Beach magazine.

Whether here to unwind, enjoy water sports, or see the sights, a good time is only steps away! The Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront hotel is centrally located near seasonal festivals, charter fishing, snorkeling, museums and upscale shopping and dining. This hotel is also in close proximity to area military bases.

Enjoy true southern hospitality at the best rate possible! Make an online hotel reservation today and save with a low rate.

Must be 21 or older to check in with a valid credit card for full payment at check-in. Cash is accepted at the time of check out.

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Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 7 mile(s) from BAE Systems, industrial corporation
  • 7 mile(s) from Chromalloy, industrial corporation
  • 8 mile(s) from DRS Training Systems, industrial corporation
  • 10 mile(s) from Tybrin Corporation, military defense corporation


  • 0 mile(s) from Gulf of Mexico, Beautiful white sandy beaches right outside our back door.
  • 1 mile(s) from Gulfarium, Florida's oldest Sealife animal exibit. Dolphin and Sea Lion shows daily.
  • 1 mile(s) from Conference Center, Emerald Coast Confernce Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Science Center, Emerald Coast Science Center, a unique museum with over 200 touchable, workable exibits
  • 1 mile(s) from Indian Temple Mound, Museum houses more than 4,000 Native American artifacts located in downtown Ft. Walton
  • 1 mile(s) from Pure Spa, Day spa and salon
  • 1 mile(s) from Boardwalk Fishing Pier, open 24 hours to the public, tackle shop on the pier for a minimal fee.
  • 1 mile(s) from Wild Willy's Adventure, Large family entertainment center. Arcade, pizzeria, frozen yogurt,Lazer maze, movie theater, and miniature golf.
  • 6 mile(s) from Sea Blaster, The Gulf's Largest Speedboat, rides offered daily
  • 6 mile(s) from Harborwalk Charters, Deep Sea Fishing 1/2 day or Full day fishing trips amd private charters available
  • 6 mile(s) from Boogies Watersports, waverunners, parasailing, pontoon boats, dolphin cruises
  • 6 mile(s) from Destin Fishing Museum, sound effects make you feel as if you are underwater
  • 6 mile(s) from Harbor Walk Village, Various shops, waterfront restaurants, various boat charter tours.
  • 6 mile(s) from Olin Marler's Sunset Cruz, Open daily, day or evening cruises available, private charters available
  • 7 mile(s) from Tennis Courts, Fort Walton Beach Racquet Club
  • 8 mile(s) from Big Kahuna's Waterpark, Seasonal waterpark with over 40 water attractions, go-kart tracks, miniature golf, thrill rides
  • 8 mile(s) from The Track, multiple level go-karts, bumper boats, arcade
  • 8 mile(s) from Fort Walton Beach Golf, 2 challenging course's. Pines and oaks course located off of Lewis Turner Blvd.
  • 8 mile(s) from Air Force Armament Museum, Military Airplanes on display, Museum open 7 days a week
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Ft. Walton Landing, Waterfront, boardwalk,fishing pier, playground, science center and gazebo. Local events location.
  • 8 mile(s) from AMC Destin Commons 14, Features IMAX,3D, and standard showings. Lounge and food and beverage available.
  • 15 mile(s) from Solaris Dinner Cruise, Exquisite fine dining aboard Solaris
  • 21 mile(s) from Florida Caverns, Florida's only limestone caverns
  • 25 mile(s) from Gulf Breeze Zoo, Zoo open for year-round fun
  • 50 mile(s) from Naval Aviation Museum, World's Largest Naval Aviation Museum, aboard NAS Pensacola, Definitely a Must-See!


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Fudpucker's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, burgers, seafood and steak, open 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Across the street from Old Bay Steamer, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: dinner, Steamed and Grilled Seafood closed on Sundays
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Waffle House, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 24-hour breakfast anytime.
  • Adjacent to Rockin Tacos, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, within walking distance from the hotel. 1450 Miracle strip
  • 2 mile(s) from Clemenzas, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Italian menu
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Pandora's, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: dinner, excellent steaks, seafood and prime rib. Prime Rib Specials Wednesday and Sunday ladies night Thursday
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Hightide, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, best oysters in town. Nice spot for Po-Boys and burgers.
  • 7 mile(s) from Boshamps, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Steak and Seafood.
  • 2 mile(s) from Original Crab Shack, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, great little seafood place with waterfront dining.
  • Adjacent to Anglers Beachside Grill, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, seafood and burgers right on the fishing pier. Great atmosphere directly on the Gulf. Sunday brunch available
  • Across the street from AJ's Seafood Shanty, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Seafood and local eats.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Longhorn, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, great steaks
  • 5.00 mile(s) from TGI Friday's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, American foods, fun atmosphere
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Chili's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, southwest grille
  • 6.00 mile(s) from McGuire's Irish Pub, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 7 mile(s) from Hog's Breath Saloon, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, great place, good barbecue.
  • 2 mile(s) from Fusion Bistro, Fast Food, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, Asian, Latin and American Bento cuisines.
  • 7.00 mile(s) from AJ's, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, great seafood and oyster bar. Live music and night club up stairs.
  • 7 mile(s) from Lousiana Laginappe, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: dinner, excellent fine dining on Destin Harbor. Open 5pm daily with Sunday Brunch
  • 7 mile(s) from Donut Hole, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Full menu great desserts known for Key Lime Pie
  • 2 mile(s) from Bay Cafe, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner, French Cuisine with bay view seating ,seafood options
  • 6 mile(s) from Dewy Destin, Brasserie, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fresh fried seafood, waterfront seating.


  • 4 mile(s) from Troy University
  • 10 mile(s) from Northwest Florida State
  • 10 mile(s) from University of West Florid
  • 50 mile(s) from Pensacola Jr. College
  • 50 mile(s) from Pensacola Christian Colle
  • 55 mile(s) from University of West Florida, Pensacola

Nearby Cities

  • 6 mile(s) from Destin, FL
  • 45 mile(s) from Pensacola, FL
  • 65 mile(s) from Panama City Beach, FL
  • 100 mile(s) from Mobile, AL
  • 170 mile(s) from Biloxi, MS
  • 220 mile(s) from Tallahassee, Fl
  • 270 mile(s) from New Orleans, LA
  • 350 mile(s) from Atlanta, GA
  • 450 mile(s) from Orlando, FL


  • 1 mile(s) from Florida's Gulfarium, Live dolphin shows, aquarium
  • 1 mile(s) from Indian Temple Mound Museum, Museum, historic artifacts
  • 1 mile(s) from The Focus Center Science, Science Museum
  • 10 mile(s) from Dolphin Cruise, Glass Bottom Boat, sunset cruises, dolphin cruises
  • 10 mile(s) from Destin Fishing Fleet Marina, Deep Sea Fishing


  • 4 mile(s) from Santa Rosa Mall, Indoor Public Mall with many shops and food court
  • 1 mile(s) from Uptown station, Groceries, shopping, restaurants and family playground.
  • 10 mile(s) from Destin Commons, Great Outdoor mall, Abercrombie, Bass Pro Shops, Hard Rock Cafe, Sharper Image
  • 15 mile(s) from Silver Sands Outlets, the country's largest outlet mall, over 100 shops in all.
  • .5 mile(s) from Shoppes at Paradise Point, Groceries, Restaurants, Liquor store, and spa.
  • 11 mile(s) from Paradise Key shoppes, Publix grocery store, Old Navy, Bed Bath and Beyond, Ross and many others.


  • Public shuttle service available from May to September
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Greyhound bus terminal
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Destin-Ft Walton Beach Airport
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Pensacola International Airport
  • 270 mile(s) from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 1.1 mile(s) from Grey Hound Bus Station 5 minutes from property
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Ft. Walton Beach