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Orange Beach, Alabama, United States
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Aerial view of our hotel in Orange Beach!
Check out the view from the water of our one-of-a-kind boutique hotel.
Experience the meaning of true comfort at the Best Western Premier "The Tides".
First impressions are the most important, and our beach front lobby is no exception to that rule.
Our boutique style beach front lobby is the perfect spot to relax after a long day at the beach.
Keep connected with loved ones or work with access to our free business center.
Our fitness center is outfitted with everything you need for a great workout.
Relaxation in the evening with alluring lighting and amazing sunset views from our beach front pool.
Join us every morning for a variety of your favorite morning treats with a view of the Gulf of Mexico waves coming ashore.
Picture perfect plate of a delicious breakfast waiting just for you!
Soak up the sun and take in breath taking views while relaxing in our outdoor beach front pool.
Floor to ceiling windows give you a panoramic view of the spectacular Gulf of Mexico!
Take in the view while eating at our breakfast buffet.
Beach chairs rentals are only one of our unexpected amenities.
Exquisite decorations give our hotel lobby the upscale coastal feel you may not expect.
Paddleboards are available for rental from our friendly folks at Lazy Days Beach Rentals.
A fire pit will warm you up in the cool months, and our pool will cool you off in the warm ones.
We've got your bar needs covered wherever you decide to relax.
Stretch while staying cooled off in our in-pool chairs.
Our breakfast buffet includes an immaculate view.
Burn the calories at our on-site fitness center.
You and yours will have the heat beat with our fountain and chairs.
Beach cruiser bikes are another of our unexpected complimentary amenity.
Sit back, relax and take in the panoramic gulf and beach view.
With a night view like this, who could complain?
Your pathway to paradise begins here.
Coffee is available 24/7 to keep your engine revving.
Out gift shop allows you to take home all your Tides memories.
Enjoy spectacular views from our decks and balconies!
There's no need to leave the hotel with our Grab 'n' Go Deli.
Stay reclined and refreshed our unique in-pool chairs.
Corner King Suite with Kids Bunk Beds, Living area with Sofa Sleeper
King Suite with Kids Bunk Beds
King Room With Bunk
Expanded oversized balcony of our two queen Corner Room - great views to take in.
We offer several room types with two single beds (Kids Bunk Beds) in addition to the King or Two Queen beds in the room. Great for the whole family!
Beach Front Balcony View
Our King guest room gives you all the comfort you would ever need.
All Beachfront rooms offer a furnished balcony to enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico view.
Our two queen beach front room provides a spectacular view of the Gulf.
Our standard king beachfront gives you the view you've been looking for.
All of our King rooms are beautifully furnished.
All King rooms feature a desk if you have to take a moment for work.
All of our rooms with Two Queen Beds are beautifully designed.
Our Two Queen Beds Corner Balcony Room features an oversized Balcony. You get the best of a beautiful side view of the Gulf and a view of cityscape of Orange Beach.
Step out on to your balcony to enjoy a panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico and our beautiful beachfront.
Double Queen with Bunk
King Room With Bunk
King Suite with Kids Bunk Beds
Our King Suites feature a private bedroom with a King Bed. Your children will love their own area with the Kids Bunk Beds, or pull out the sofa bed for even more sleeping space!
King Suite with Kids Bunk Beds
There’s plenty of room in this King suite with large corner balcony & kids room with bunk beds!
The Best Western Premier The Tides is located directly on the beach in the heart of beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. This brand new unique hotel experience is centered on you, the view and the true blue Gulf of Mexico.
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Enjoy sweeping views of Alabama’s famous beaches from your private hotel balcony, our bright, expansive fourth floor lobby and our beachfront pool deck. Enjoy surprising amenities like grab & go deli, two on-site bars, rocket fast free wireless high-speed internet, poolside fire pit, free beach cruising bikes, covered parking, full-sized beach towels and more.
When you want to get your toes in the white sand, the beach and the Gulf of Mexico are always just steps away.
Our views stretch as far as the horizon, and so do the opportunities for making memories. You’ll feel like you’re staying in a big beach house with all the people you love most. (Only better because we’ll do the cleaning).
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This hotel had everything we needed, even for a family of 6 with 3 teens and a 10 year old!! The property is beachfront with an outdoor pool, hot tub, weight room, included hot breakfast, spacious...
Huxley, Iowa on 18-Mar-2020
We had an ocean beach room with a view that was spectacular. Our room was clean had all the amenities that you could expect from a hotel. The complimentary breakfast was one of the best we have had...
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada on 18-Mar-2020
What a great place! Not too crowded. Great pool and the best beach! Corner room with balcony was an added perk! Pre-packaged breakfast items were a great idea during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff...
After a 12 hr drive, the Tides provided free hot breakfasts, ocean view seating in the breakfast area, plenty of seating. It is a very clean hotel & the staff is friendly. Beach towels provided by...
Granbury, Texas on 13-Mar-2020
Leslie Kidd, she was excellent. When I arrived at the hotel; she greeted my family with a GREAT smile and WONDERFUL attitude when we arrived and asked us if we need any help, feel free to press 0 to...
Complimentary full breakfast. Our full breakfast features freshly baked local pastries, a variety of yogurts, cereal, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, coffee, tea and juices.
100% smoke-free hotel
Cocktail lounge, 2
Outdoor pool Heated open 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Hot tub, open 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., free
Weight lifting equipment
Front desk, 24 hour
Guest laundry, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., fee of $1.75
Dry cleaning, same day available
Express check out
Children's activities, available during the summer with parental supervision
Cable or satellite television We offer the Connect, Charge and Play Media Hub with a USB for fast-charging and streaming for any mobile devices. Plus, Bluetooth pairing means that you can listen to your music via the TV.
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24 hours, free
Computer modem hookups
Photocopy, nominal fee
Meeting facilities, 600 square foot hospitality room on property
Conference facilities, 600 square foot hospitality room on property
Physically challenged services, pool lift available. Local company offers rental of motorized chairs/scooters with oversized tires that travel on beach/sand better than traditional chairs/scooters.
Hearing impaired services
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
Ice/vending machines. Ice machines on floors 5 & 7
Gift shop or newsstand
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
Garage parking, 24 hours, free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Grab & Go Deli - so you don't have to leave the beach to eat lunch.
Giant beach towels available for pool and beach.
Community outdoor firepit.
Beach chairs and umbrellas available for rent.
On-site ice available for coolers.
Covered parking to shade your car from sun and rain.
Seasonal turn-down service.
Unique gift shop stocked with local souvenirs and potentially forgotten items.
Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
DVD player available
AM/FM alarm clock
Coffee/tea maker, Keurig®
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms available
Gulf view, from some rooms - not all
Ocean view, from some rooms - not all
Rollaway beds, available
Connect, Charge, & Play - Make the most of your portable devices. MediaHub offers USB fast-charging and streaming for any mobile devices. Bluetooth pairing means that you can listen to your music over the TV speakers w/o docking the phone.
Massaging shower heads
Gaming systems in kids bunk suites
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
2 mile(s) from Adventure Island, Adventure Island has all sorts of fun and exciting thrills for you and your family. The massive amusement park boasts go karts, bumper boats, lazer tag, adventure golf, an arcade, and paddle boat rides. There is even a five-story volcano alive with fire and sound on-site. Channel your inner child and thrill your own at Adventure Island.
5 mile(s) from The Wharf, There's so much more than fishing going on at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Take a stroll through world-class shopping. Restaurants if all types, but especially that fresh seafood the Gulf is famous for. If the kids get bored with the shopping, there's a Ferris wheel, laser tag, and arcade on-site. The Wharf is also home to an 8,000+ capacity amphitheater that holds concerts in all genres of music, from country like Keith Urban to rock and roll classics like Journey and Boston.
6 mile(s) from Gulf State Park Pier, You've got all the fishing space you can possibly need at Gulf State Park Pier. At over a quarter mile long and 20 feet wide, he Gulf State Park Pier is the second longest on the Gulf of Mexico and Alabama's only public pier on the Gulf. Butts on the Beach Food Truck is at the location year-round to feed all your barbecue desires.
8 mile(s) from Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Lions and tigers and bears. oh my! The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in Orange Beach, AL in your stop for you and your kids to see over 500 exotic animals from primates to leopards to wolves and reptiles. Open every day of the year, you're guaranteed to fuel your animal side here.
8 mile(s) from Waterville USA, Beat the heat at Waterville USA, a 20-acre water park and amusement park in Gulf Shores, AL. The park features extreme water slides, a lazy river, wave pool, and go karts and mini-golf. If you need an exciting break from the salt water, this is your spot.
9 mile(s) from The Track, There's a speed for everyone at The Track in Gulf Shores, AL. Whether you're braving the three-story Wild Woody track or the classic track with overpasses, you're bound to find your thrill here. Also featuring mini-golf, bumper rides, and a fair-type area built just for kids, this family recreation center has all the fun you need.
24 mile(s) from Alligator Alley, It takes a special kind of person to want to get up close and personal with alligators, but if that person is you, then Alligator Alley is your home. Located in Summerdale, AL this area gives adventurous souls the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see over 450 alligators in their natural habitat.
28 mile(s) from Fort Morgan Historic Site, Roots run deep on the Gulf Coast, and there may be no better example of that than the Fort Morgan Historical Site. After construction in 1819, the fort played a major role in the Civil War and has withstood countless hurricanes since. Located 23 miles from Gulf Shores, the site can be reached by car or by the Mobile Bay Ferry.
Across the street from Cotton's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner,
.4 mile(s) from Gilbey's Seafood & Steaks, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.6 mile(s) from Moe's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.7 mile(s) from Shrimp Basket, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.5 mile(s) from The Gulf, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.5 mile(s) from Bubba's Seafood, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.9 mile(s) from Cobalt, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Wintzell's Oyster House, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.2 mile(s) from Fisher's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.2 mile(s) from Big Fish, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.3 mile(s) from Cosmos, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.4 mile(s) from Tacky Jacks, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3.3 mile(s) from Brick & Spoon, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
5.4 mile(s) from Ginny Lanes, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
9.4 mile(s) from Lulu's, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
9 mile(s) from Columbia Southern University
10 mile(s) from Faulkner State Community College
7 mile(s) from Gulf Shores
5.8 mile(s) from Ono Island
9 mile(s) from Perdido Key, Florida
16 mile(s) from Foley
26 mile(s) from Robertsdale
15 mile(s) from Bon Secour
25 mile(s) from Pensacola, Florida
17 mile(s) from Elberta
20 mile(s) from Magnolia Springs
19 mile(s) from Lillian
21 mile(s) from Summerdale
28 mile(s) from Silverhill
28 mile(s) from Fort Morgan
27 mile(s) from Elsanor
33 mile(s) from Point Clear
36 mile(s) from Fairhope
41 mile(s) from Daphne
31 mile(s) from Gulf Breeze, Florida
54 mile(s) from Mobile
1 mile(s) from Sail Wild Hearts, Ever dream owning your own yacht? The next best thing is available right here in Gulf Shores at Sail Wild Hearts. This 53-foot catamaran is available to rent for any occasion, and the enthusiasm of Captain Zach Smith bleeds over to his entire crew. Morning dolphin cruises and sunset sails are his two most popular adventures.
2 mile(s) from Flyboard BAMA, A new water sport craze sweeping the area is flyboarding. It seems like something out a science fiction movie, but you'll literally be shooting through the air and water. The flyboard is mounted to your foot and connected to a wave runner by a 60-foot hose. The thrust that normally propels the jet-ski is then re-directed to the board to literally have you flying.
2 mile(s) from Chute 'Em Up Parasailing, Family-owned and operated, Chute 'Em Up Parasailing has the largest fleet on the island, but maintain their best-price guarantee. They want as many people as possible to experience the joy of parasailing.
3 mile(s) from Orange Beach Helicopters, If you've had enough of relaxing on the sand, try soaring above it. Orange Beach Helicopters offers tours that you'll be talking about for ages, whether it's for a special occasion or simply crossing off the bucket list. Sunset and sea life tours give the whole scope of the Gulf.
3 mile(s) from Orange Beach Rec Center, The Orange Beach Recreation Center is the perfect place to get your sweat on or unwind with like-minded people. A gymnasium, fitness center, two multi-purpose rooms, and a game room with ping pong and pool tables are all on-site
5 mile(s) from Gulf State Park, It's the best of both worlds at Gulf State Park, where you can camp in the woods, but still be two miles from the beach. The park has a golf course, tennis courts, miles of hiking and biking trails, zip lines, and the second largest fishing pier on the Gulf.
5 mile(s) from Gulf Adventure Center, Located at Gulf State Park, the Gulf Adventure has all the thrills at your fingertips. Stand-up paddleboard and kayak rentals are available for rent, but the true stand-out is the zipline course that zooms you right above the Lake Shelby water. Open all year, seven days a week.
15 mile(s) from Tanger® Outlet Mall, has over 100 stores