Travel Blogs from Destin
Our trip is coming to an end. We arrived at our last stop - Henderson State Park in Destin, Fl. around noon. Weather is threatening but not too bad. We walked the beach which has a red flag flying due to high surf and undertow. The water is so warm, it would have been fun going for a swim. Oh well. We hope to see the sun rise over the Gulf in the morning, then we'll be on the home stretch - 488 miles to Palm Harbor.
We arrived late Friday night the staff was friendly and helpful they allowed me to park my travel trailer with the assistance of their staff. The facilities were clean the bathrooms were amazingly clean. All around great trip camping on the beach. ...
... somehow more natural and less preciously well kept than we remembered which we thought was a good thing.
On the way back we stopped in at Shrimpys to buy some fresh boiled shrimp for lunch.
In the end ...
This huge bank of clouds off across the sea looks like trouble for today. Have now sat watching for half an hour and the direction seems to be to the West of us. Hurrah. There have been big lightning flashes inside the huge cloud but I am always just too slow with the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Historical Traveler Reviews Comfort Inn Destin
A Very Pleasant Place
Hotel was better than I expected. Extremely clean inside and out -- pool was very nice and staff was extremely friendly and helpful when we needed directions and other info. Would definitely go again!!! Just a short drive to the beach, could walk if you wanted to but we were afraid to brave the busy traffic.
Way over priced for distance to the beach
This hotel is too far from the beach. You have to cross 4 lanes of BUSY traffic then walk thru the state park. If you drive it is $4 to park. We had a balcony room and yes I could see the water but I could also see the tractor and equipment the park uses. It was so noisy from all the traffic that you really couldn't enjoy it. The breakfast was very basic and the pool was nothing special. You can do much better for the money in the Destin area
Great place to stay
As other reviewers have posted this is a great hotel to stay at. It is new and all rooms have a refrigerator and microwave. The location is perfect and there are many places to shop and eat close by. The room was so comfortable we stayed in two nights and just ate in the room. If you are in the area be sure to go bike riding on the 30A bike path and visit the beautiful communities in the area such as Seaside and Watercolor. If we ever go back to Destin we will definitely stay at this hotel again.
We loved this place! We got a suite (400) with a large balcony overlooking the ocean. It's across a busy street from Henderson State Park. The two pools were wonderful and clean. The indoor one is heated and located beside the well equipped fitness center. The whole place was just immaculate and very well decorated. The staff was extremely friendly, and the deluxe breakfast was far better than those continental breakfasts of stale bagels and watered down orange juice served at most hotels. The only negative thing I can say about this place is that it's a bit tricky to pull into the drive when returning from the beach because of the location of the redlight and the grassy median blocking the way, but hey, that's not their fault, right? We would definately recommend this hotel to our fellow travellers and will certainly stay here again.
Great Place to stay!
Very clean, nice room and decor. Good breakfast, walking distance to the most beautiful beach. Lots of great places to eat close by. Our family had a great time!
Stayed here for 9 nights in July & will be back next July!!!! This Comfort Inn is absolutely terrific!!! Rooms were great, staff was extraordinarily friendly and extremely accommodating, the continental breakfast went way beyond the normal, pastries, cereal, juice, coffee. It is not oceanside, but is located directly across the street from the Henderson State Park where you will find an awesome beach. Has an indoor heated pool and outside pool. Exercise room, although I was too lazy to use it, LOL. I will stay at this hotel again and again and again.
The Comfort was comfortable!
We loved this hotel. Very clean rooms. Big bathroom. Pool was also very clean - not one bug or speck of dirt in it. Staff was very friendly and very helpful. Free breakfast had many choices. The only drawback was that it was not oceanfront to walk to beach. I would go back again.
Nicer hotel than we expected!
We stayed there on Memorial Day weekend. The hotel is MUCH nicer than I had expected and the staff was friendly. The only negatives: we were first given a room already occupied (the staff apologized and fixed the problem immediately) and that you have to drive everywhere - but the cab service in the area was great and the hotel overall is in a great location (minus the highway). We enjoyed the beautiful beaches nearby - great food (try the sushi restaurant next door and The Back Porch on the beach for lunch). Great deal for a very busy weekend!
Best Comfort Inn I know of!
Destin is a beautiful place and this is a very nice comfort inn. It is not on the beach, but you can walk or take a short drive to the public beach. It is surrounded by nice restaurants and shops. For a comfort inn, this is the best one I know of!
Great Place to Stay!
We stayed at the Comfort Inn in Destin this last week and we know why it was rated so high..The rooms were very clean. It had a small refrigerator and microwave in the room. It had an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, exercise room..Everything was very nice and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The only negative thing at all I can say, and it is minor, is that you will need to drive across the street to the beach. It might be within "walking distance" , but you have to cross a very busy highway to do get there. The staff even advised against walking. But overall, it was great and we would definitely stay there again!