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Leesburg, Georgia
Reviewed 25 May 2014

What can I say, This place is Great! Awesome views from your room. The staff was great, We especially appreciated Logan who was extremely helpful.The room had everything you needed,it even had dish detergent, if it didn't have it just ask. The beaches are great & easy access, it is close to Pier Park & just about anything else you...

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning our convenient location, walking distance to everything, helpful staff, cleanliness and comfort. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return!

Ooltewah, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We book at beachcomber by the sea Panama city beach we had a great time the room was in good condition and all them have beach view the pool was clean and the price was very good it being on the beach. The next time we go back to panama city beach we will check this place out first.

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a great time in Panama City Beach and enjoyed staying with us at the Beachcomber! Thank you for your kind words and thank you so much for your business!

Lincoln, NE
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Having never been to Panama City Beach, Trip Advisor had a good enough rating on this place, so we decided to give it a shot. We were there for the Jazz fest. Our room was spacious, fairly clean, reasonably comfortable bed and had a kitchenette. We do not spend much time in hotels when we travel, so this hotel met...

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Dear Russell W, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found our rooms quite accommodating along with our great access to the beach. Hope you'll be staying with us again!

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 14 May 2014

These folks treat you like family. We stay here twice a year. The location is perfect the Beach is beautiful, the pool and hot tub is awesome , close to pier park and walking distance to Winn Dixie and Cvs , can't wait to get back . Thanks for everything Beachcomber

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Diana17101, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and highlighting so many great aspects of the Beachcomber. We truly appreciate your business and we are so glad that we can make you feel like family when you are staying with us! See you again soon!

Reviewed 5 May 2014

Last minute trip. Booked in no problems with awesome staff!!!! Had security on site. Rooms were clean and tidy. Wonderful view of ocean. Great location for the not so loud crowd. Only wished the bedroom was located by the ocean not the living room. For the price I couldn't ask for more!!!!!!!!

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DianaBTSR, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review! We do pride ourselves on cleanliness and our awesome beachfront view! I'm glad you were able to book a last minute stay with us during such a fun event weekend! Looking forward to accommodating you again soon!

Reviewed 29 April 2014

ROACHES.... We have always stayed at the BEACHCOMER... But, we checked in at night, opened the door, THE ROACHES SCATTERED !! They were even on the bed !! The management on duty didn't really seem to be alarmed by the incident and they at least gave me back our money and we went elsewhere that night. I'm sure the response...

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DianaBTSR, Director of Sales at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that you had such an experience at our property. This is very surprising as we do have our rooms professionally serviced for pests on a monthly basis. However, I appreciate you letting us know this. I sincerely hope that you will give us...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 April 2014

The rooms were average and appeared as pictured. There were some dents and scratches but no safety or cleanliness issues that some febreeze could fix. The free breakfast was mostly pastries and juice. This hotel is walking distance to Pier Park. Outside noise was easily heard, so be warned when visiting during holiday or special event times. I was very...

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Brian G, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

I write to you with my hat in hand and offer my sincere apologies for the problems you had with the pool during your stay. I also would like to apologize that our staff did not seem to convey the type of concern that should have been offered for such a great problem. Our pool is indeed a heated pool....

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 28 March 2014

The staff upon check-in was very friendly and helpful. There is also plenty of parking space. The rooms are older, but they are clean and large. You get two beds in the bedroom, a fully stocked kitchen, and a living room area that has a great view of the ocean. The balcony is also a great feature! We were able...

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Brian G, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

Our service and our great views are two of the items that we pride ourselves on. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed both! We do have a plan in place to replace/update all of our couches within the year. Keep that in mind while planning your vacation at this time next year! I am sorry that your A/C...

Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The view of the ocean was perfect. Our room had double beds and there was a sofa bed in the living room. The kitchen was stocked with utensils if we wished to cook and dishes as well. It was quiet- one of the qualities I like. The only problem was when the front doors shut. But with mostly snow birds...

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Brian G, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed our brand new beach view breakfast area. Our maintenance team put in a lot of work during the off season to make that happen, and we are pretty proud of it. Thank you for the kind words about the staff. I will be sure to pass them along to everyone. We do try to...

Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Three qualities we look for on our stays while traveling;. cleanliness, level of service, and price. Beachcomber gets our star in all three areas! This was our third trip for the month of February taking a break from Western Pennsylvania winter! The staff from the front desk to housekeeping could not be more accomodating! Previous reviews mention a few deficiencies...

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Brian G, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber By The Sea, responded to this review

We really appreciate your kind words! We certainly try to make all of our guests feel at home, and it is always great to hear when we have accomplished our goal! We look forward to having you for years to come when mean ol' Phil sees that shadow!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfort meets convenience at Beachcomber By The Sea, one of BY THE SEA RESORTS' four gulf-front Panama City Beach hotels. The many ball teams, festival-goers and bikers that visit the "Real. Fun. Beach." Prefer the Beachcomber because of its proximity to Frank Brown Park. Families love the heated, gulf-front pool and convenience to the Pier Park shopping, dining and entertainment complex. Couples crave the Jacuzzi suites. Church groups and brides-to-be adore the affordable rooms and banquet room located across the street at the Beachcomber Retreat. All of our guests enjoy perks like FREE continental breakfast and discounts at area attractions. Other amenities include gulf-front accommodations with private balconies and fully-equipped kitchens, a heated, gulf-front whirlpool, a laundry facility, a computer lounge and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachcomber By The Sea

Address: 17101 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2343
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range: ₹ 6,911 - ₹ 19,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beachcomber By The Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Beachcomber By The Sea Hotel Panama City Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Panama City Beach
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Panama City Beach
#15 Family Hotel in Panama City Beach
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“It's on the beach, but parking can be across the street if you get there late and/or go shopping/dinner. Eat at Sharky's!”
 of 5 bubbles JustAthens, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose 4th floor or above so you can see beach over palm trees by pool.”
 of 5 bubbles TheGriswolds72, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Excellent view of the beach from every room.”
 of 5 bubbles qfieldsm, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay above the 3rd floor, better views!”
 of 5 bubbles 807nicolen, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face the beach, but the higher up you go the better the view!”
 of 5 bubbles StephenS932, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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