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The Islander

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 18 January 2014

We first stayed at the Islander 25 years ago with young children, then again in January 2014 for a 2nd home house hunting visit. Our first reaction upon getting out of our car 25 years later was "wow this place still looks great" and it was. Well maintained externally, clean, well appointed and well stocked (linens) internally, and excellent service...

2Thank Spizzolato
Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Islander in 508 at the end of December and what can I say, we had a fantastic time! The staff were all lovely and very helpful, the rooms were very homely, well decorated, fully equipt with all the things you may need and most importantly they were spotlessly clean! The view of the...

1Thank StaceyC120
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 January 2014

we spent our honeymoon at the islander & had a blast! the staff were beyond incredible! the room was amazing! the view was breath taking! everything about our stay was absolutely perfect! i would recommend a stay at the islander over any other condo in destin! cannot say enough good about this place.. love it!!!

Thank Jessie C
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to the Islander for your honeymoon, there are many choices out there and we are delighted you picked us. We are so glad you had a beautiful weekend and look forwards to seeing you soon.

West Monroe, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 December 2013

2nd time to stay at the Islander, the second time was just as good as the first. We were able to get a room on the 7th floor and it had a wonderful view. No issues with the room at all, very clean, TV, refridge, everything worked fine. Hope to return again in 2014.

Thank Philpot122
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, we certainly enjoyed having you here and hope to see you again soon.

Warner Robins
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I've been staying at the Islander for about 7 years now, at least once a year (usually fall). They have some very nice rooms, however the room we had this time was a little dated and had several bad stains on the carpet. The service was OK, not overly friendly. Also have to sign away yoru life,,,charge $500 if you...

2Thank CHallman
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Hi, I am very disappointed that your visit didn't match up to previous visits, as you know everywhere you go today smoking is seriously frowned upon whether it be secondary or primary, so in the interests of our guests we decided to limit smoking to very small areas, and this appears to be working yours is the first complaint. All...

Arcanum, Ohio
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

Another 10 days in paradise. Feel like a local the staff is great and under new management. Stephen Parish the new manager making great changes adding a gym which will be a welcome addition. A new boardwalk has been added and the beach extended. Our unit was outstanding as usual. Love the sunsets from the west view

2Thank Jeanette T
IslanderDestin, General Manager at The Islander, responded to this review

Hi Jeanette T, Thank you so much for your kind comments, we strive real hard to be the best in Destin. We know you have many choices in this area and appreciate you coming to us. Thanks once again and I hope to see you in the new year.

New Iberia, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 September 2013

First time staying there . We loved our stay . Rooms were very clean ,n plenty of towels . A few problems were sofa bed broken . They fixed it the next morning. And the ice maker never worked correctly. But they give us free ice . 10 lbs. at a time . Pools and Hot tubs were clean. A...

1Thank dm105us
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We had a beautiful condo supplied with everything I needed. I packed too much as usual! Loved everything about our stay. Plenty of towels, beach supplies, comfy beds, fantastic views. Staff was so friendly!

2Thank Cowboystevesprincess
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Our Family heard and read lots of great reviews on The Islander. Needless to say when we arrived we were a bit disappointed. Staff was not very friendly, the place was dirty and a long walk to the beach. Pictures on website are not what they appear. No room service you have to pay to get your linens changed, you...

2Thank Missourifamily6
Reviewed 24 July 2013

This was my first time ever being in destin & I enjoyed every minute of it.If you are looking for a place to relax & take your mind off life for a few days this is the place to go. We stayed in room 712 the week of July 8th & upon entering the room it was like a home...

Thank Macont26

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Islander condos are 2 bdrm/2 bath and feature a private balcony and a fully equipped kitchen. Amenities include 2 pools, whirlpools, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and a gym. Please note you must book through the Islander Rental Company to get the VIP program including FREE beach service. The off site rental companies do not offer our VIP program. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Islander

Address: 502 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-5076
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range: ₹ 12,602 - ₹ 26,496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Islander 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“101, 201, 202”
BentonF, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Could not see family on the beach from 3rd floor....would recommend a higher floor to see beach due to the distance from hotel.”
394cathyb, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unit 308 is great!”
P104BWana, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the east side. West side is a harbor view.”
D9859LIstevet, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“First floor, obviously not much of a view besides lawn and the houses/condos between facility and beach...but upper stories - really pretty.”
dank671, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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