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Gulf Sands Motel

  • Excellent11%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible59%
  • 22 Jun 2018
  • 13 Mar 2018
    “Do Not stay here”
8042 W Highway 98, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-6202 See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

i tried ti to rent a room at the gulf sands this past may. i have a service dog.. and was denied a room. i was very tired so did not pursue the matter...but beware, they do no follow the laws, even when shown the...More

6  Thank joannbconnolly
Reviewed 8 July 2012

After reading the reviews on this hotel AFTER we booked for the weekend we were surprised to find there were no bugs, mold, or monsters under the bed at this hotel. While it was a tad pricey I do have to concede that it is...More

1  Thank Beachbums5175
Reviewed 7 March 2012

It was mid-summer when I had came down to Port St.Joe for a wedding and I needed three rooms. I looked up the reviews to this place and i didn't really want to stay here but the whole town was booked so i didn't really...More

4  Thank Damyanti P
Reviewed 16 February 2012

The staff and owners are very rude. Did not enjoy my vacation for having to deal with these people. Roaches everywhere. Worst motel I have ever staid in!!!!

5  Thank roger6556
Reviewed 22 August 2011

Very nasty, mold smelled like a dead rat. Only way to get your money back is to call police. If your choice is between staying here and going home GO HOME!!! YOU will have a better time.

8  Thank Jake M
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Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"Run, run, run away. Do not open your luggage in room."
22 Jun 2018
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"Go somewhere else!"
24 Jul 2017
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"avoid Gulf Sands Motel and stay anywhere else"
17 Feb 2015
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10 Jul 2014
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