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Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area
Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area
8.7 Excellent
407 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.5 mi from city centre, Fort Walton Beach 
ExcellentBased on 349 reviews
8.7

Candlewood Suites - Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area is situated in Fort Walton Beach and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also features an outdoor pool and a gym.

Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest
Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest
8.6 Excellent
676 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.6 mi from city centre, Fort Walton Beach 
ExcellentBased on 97 reviews
8.6

Situated in Fort Walton Beach, Island Echos Condominiums by Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and a private beach. It also offers a BBQ/picnic area, room service and a kids club.

El Matador
El Matador
10.0 Excellent
909 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre, Fort Walton Beach 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
10.0

El Matador offers 3-star accommodation in Fort Walton Beach. It also provides a sauna.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Fort Walton Beach:$218/night
Cheapest price found:$49/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
$107 - $374
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$234 - $303
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El Matador
El Matador
10.0 Excellent
909 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States 

El Matador offers 3-star accommodation in Fort Walton Beach. It also provides a sauna.

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Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area
Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area
8.7 Excellent
407 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.5 mi from city centre,  

Candlewood Suites - Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area is situated in Fort Walton Beach and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also features an outdoor pool and a gym.

$185
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El Matador
El Matador
10.0 Excellent
909 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre,  

El Matador offers 3-star accommodation in Fort Walton Beach. It also provides a sauna.

$249
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Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest
Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest
8.6 Excellent
676 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Fort Walton Beach, Island Echos Condominiums by Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool and a private beach. It also offers a BBQ/picnic area, room service and a kids club.

$275
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Hotel prices in Fort Walton Beach

2 stars and under
Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest
#1 Most popular

Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest

676 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States

8.6 Excellent
$275

Avg. per night

Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area
#2 Most popular

Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area

407 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States

8.7 Excellent
$185

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Fairway Inn
Best value

Fairway Inn

203 Southwest Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States

5.6 Okay
$98

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Where to stay in Fort Walton Beach

About Fort Walton Beach

Located on the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida, Fort Walton Beach blends its natural beauty with golf courses and museums. It also offers easy access to Choctawhatchee Bay, making it an ideal destination for beachgoers and watersports enthusiasts.

Things to do

No visit to Fort Walton Beach is complete without a trip to Okaloosa Island. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and a narrow finger of Choctawhatchee Bay on the other, the island offers pristine white-sand beaches ideal for lounging or strolling. Take a walk along the beach and admire the view in the company of pelicans on the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier.

Fort Walton Beach celebrates its proximity to the water in various ways. If you haven’t gotten your fill of sea life on the beaches, head to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Here, you’ll see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life up close. For a pleasant day of watching the local wildlife, go on a dolphin or whale-watching tour to see these animals in their native habitat.

Watersports are part of every Fort Walton Beach holiday, with scuba diving and snorkeling two of the most popular, thanks to vibrant marine life. You can also rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, jet skis and pontoons.

Families with kids will love Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone, where you’ll find mini golf, a laser maze, movie theatre and other fun entertainment. Alternatively, head over to Goofy Golf for two mini-golf courses and a statue of a green dinosaur.

Getting around

Fort Walton Beach is about one hour’s drive east of Pensacola, with waterfront views along the drive. It’s best to explore the area by car, with quality roads and ample parking at most attractions, along with bridges connecting Fort Walton Beach to Okaloosa Island.

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Located on the northern edge of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida, Fort Walton Beach blends its natural beauty with golf courses and museums. It also offers easy access to Choctawhatchee Bay, making it an ideal destination for beachgoers and watersports enthusiasts.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

No visit to Fort Walton Beach is complete without a trip to Okaloosa Island. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and a narrow finger of Choctawhatchee Bay on the other, the island offers pristine white-sand beaches ideal for lounging or strolling. Take a walk along the beach and admire the view in the company of pelicans on the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier.

Fort Walton Beach celebrates its proximity to the water in various ways. If you haven’t gotten your fill of sea life on the beaches, head to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Here, you’ll see dolphins, sea lions, and other marine life up close. For a pleasant day of watching the local wildlife, go on a dolphin or whale-watching tour to see these animals in their native habitat.

Watersports are part of every Fort Walton Beach holiday, with scuba diving and snorkeling two of the most popular, thanks to vibrant marine life. You can also rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, jet skis and pontoons.

Families with kids will love Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone, where you’ll find mini golf, a laser maze, movie theatre and other fun entertainment. Alternatively, head over to Goofy Golf for two mini-golf courses and a statue of a green dinosaur.

Getting around Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach is about one hour’s drive east of Pensacola, with waterfront views along the drive. It’s best to explore the area by car, with quality roads and ample parking at most attractions, along with bridges connecting Fort Walton Beach to Okaloosa Island.

  • What are the best hotels in Fort Walton Beach?

    One of the most popular hotels in Fort Walton Beach is Candlewood Suites Ft Walton Bch - Hurlburt Area, which has been reviewed by 349 users and currently has a rating of 8.7/10. Other top-rated locations include Pelican Isle Condominiums and Island Echos Condominiums by ResortQuest, which have received 9.1/10 and 8.6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Okaloosa Island?

    Reviews of Waterscape Condo recommend it as a good place to stay near Okaloosa Island, scoring 8.1/10 from 63 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Fort Walton Beach near Emerald Coast Conference Center?

    Waterscape Condo is a hotel near Emerald Coast Conference Center that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.1 from 63 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park?

    Close to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park you will find Waterscape Condo, which has a rating of 8.1 over 63 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • What are the best hotels on Miracle Strip Pkwy SW in Fort Walton Beach?

    Miracle Strip Pkwy SW is the most popular street in Fort Walton Beach. It is located at the heart of Fort Walton Beach, giving you easy access to most restaurants and iconic attractions in the city. Moreover, it connects to major highways, and whether you are on a business trip or just visiting Fort Walton Beach, the hotels along this street will fit your needs. If you are looking for a fun-filled weekend, you will love relaxing at the sun-kissed shores of the beach or visit other famous attractions. Some of the best hotels along Miracle Strip Parkway SW are The Days Inn of Fort Walton Beach, Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn & Suites, and Holiday Lodge & Suites, Sunset Plaza. These establishments have easy access to the city center, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Days Inn will treat you to affordable luxury with a well-equipped business center, complimentary breakfast, and pet-friendly accommodations.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Fort Walton Beach?

    Most hotels in Fort Walton Beach are kid-friendly, as they offer services ideal for parents traveling to Fort Walton Beach with their little ones. Some of the amenities offered in these kid-friendly accommodations in Fort Walton Beach are family rooms, outdoor and indoor pools, gaming rooms, and accommodations for your pet. One such kid-friendly hotel in Fort Walton Beach is The Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront Hotel. This family-friendly hotel in Fort Walton Beach gives you maximum comfort with well-maintained family rooms, an outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk, and a private beach. It provides a separate smoking zone to ensure non-smokers are not affected by those smoking. Another kid-friendly hotel in Fort Walton Beach is La Quinta Inn & Suites that boasts of having interconnected rooms, gaming consoles, cribs, and children’s high chairs ideal for a stay with toddlers, too.

  • How do I find a quiet and peaceful hotel in Fort Walton Beach?

    If you are looking to stay in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach, book a room at one of the hotels northeast of downtown Fort Walton Beach, as this would keep you away from the busy city center. Book a stay at TownPlace Suites Fort Walton Beach Eglin AFB for the ultimate tranquil vacation. This fine establishment has everything you need to loosen up and relax after enduring a busy week’s schedule. It boasts of having an outdoor pool, heated pool, and a well-equipped fitness center with weights, resistance bands, and treadmills as some of the amenities in the fitness room. On Harrelson Street, you’ll find Woodspring Suites, which also guarantees you a peaceful stay in Fort Walton Beach. This affordable resort offers cozy accommodations ideal for travelers seeking a peaceful stay, while its proximity to fun-filled attractions makes it great for relaxing.

  • What neighborhoods in Fort Walton Beach have the best restaurants?

    Consider booking a hotel around Santa Rosa Blvd if you’d like to stay close to some of the best restaurants in Fort Walton Beach. The eateries around Santa Rosa Blvd are ideal for various travelers as they prepare a wide range of cuisines. Some of the best restaurants in this neighborhood are Stewby’s Seafood Shanty, AJ’s Oyster Shanty, Old Bay Steamer, Floyd’s Shrimp House, Bay Café French Restaurant, Crab Trap, Asiago’s Skillet, and The Shark Seafood Restaurant. To be close to these dining options, consider staying at hotels along Santa Rosa Blvd such as Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach, Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach, and Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach. Most of these hotels will place you just blocks away from these eateries while others are just a short drive from the establishments.