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Overview of The Island by Hotel RL

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, sun loungers

The Island by Hotel RL

3.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWayside Park1 min walk
    Popular LocationWild Willy's Adventure Zone3 min walk
    Popular LocationBoardwalk on Okaloosa Island4 min walk
    AirportFort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional)21 min drive

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  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Beach View

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Beach View

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (Pool Deck)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View, Ground Floor

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Beach View

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Beach View, Ground Floor

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Beach View

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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About this area

Fort Walton Beach

The Island by Hotel RL is located on the beach and in an area with good shopping. HarborWalk Village and Destin Commons are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park. Traveling with kids? Consider Wild Willy's Adventure Zone and Emerald Coast Science Center. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, snorkeling and water skiing adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wayside Park - 1 min walk
  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone - 3 min walk
  • Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island - 4 min walk
  • Okaloosa Island Pier - 6 min walk
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportNorthwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fish House — 1 min walk
  • Island Grill — 1 min walk
  • Black Pearl Island Grill — 4 min walk
  • The Crab Trap — 4 min walk
  • Floyd's Shrimp House — 5 min walk
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About this property

The Island by Hotel RL

3.5-star resort on the beach, near Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
At The Island by Hotel RL, hit the beach, dine onsite at Fish House, or enjoy a drink at one of the resort's 3 bars/lounges. All 335 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, showers, and desks.
The Island by Hotel RL offers 335 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 3 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Mini golf

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini golf
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Conference space (14000 square feet)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated entire property - April 2020

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Breakage deposit: USD 150.00 per stay (for guests under 25 years old)
  • Resort fee (May 28 - September 06): USD 15.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Business center/computer access
  • Self parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Island by Hotel RL and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Island by Hotel RL offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Island by Hotel RL cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Island by Hotel RL?
As of Feb 25, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Island by Hotel RL on Feb 26, 2021 start from $99, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Island by Hotel RL have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is The Island by Hotel RL pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at The Island by Hotel RL?
Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at The Island by Hotel RL?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is The Island by Hotel RL located?
Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Wayside Park, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Emerald Coast Convention Center. Wild Willy's Adventure Zone and Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island are also within 5 minutes.
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3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Everything was great everything was very clean will be coming back
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities
The grounds were very pretty. I'm sure it us beautiful when alk the plants are in bloom. Front desk staff very helpful. Room service was horrible, 2 or 3 days they never cleaned our room. I would check other hotels first before booking here.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great stay........................................
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We enjoyed our stay and a great location right in the beach.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

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