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Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $254 per night
0.69 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (1,213 reviews)

"The staff, amenities, Tiki Bar, access to the beach and the complimentary Beach chairs and umbrella on the beach were all great! The Beach view from our room was great as well."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
2.5 out of 5
3 Southwest Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $135 per night
0.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (731 reviews)

"Dog friendly. The room was dirty. Cob webs and dirt."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
2.5 out of 5
380 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $249 per night
0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,389 reviews)

"The hotel was fine. Room was clean. Staff was friendly. But the shower was the worst shower I have ever had in a hotel. The pressure was so low that the stream extended less than a foot from the shower head at full power. We had to just kind of sit under the dribble and wait to get wet. And as the ..."…"

Reviewed on May 16, 2020

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
Days Inn by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
2 out of 5
135 Miracle Strip Pkwy Sw, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $81 per night
1.06 mi from city center
2.6/5 (955 reviews)
Everything was great

"Overall all very convenient"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
Seabreeze Inn
2 out of 5
100 Miracle Strip Parkway SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $79 per night
0.84 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (675 reviews)

"Very clean and nice staff! Night shift guy was very kind! Will stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Seabreeze Inn
The Island by Hotel RL
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $239 per night
1.16 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (1,543 reviews)

"We loved the pools, they had corn hole, the music and live music, the beach is right there!!! We had hard time getting a parking place and one time had to wait forever to get to park. They give you a paper to put on your dash so they know you paid and belong well everyone can get into the bar and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

The Island by Hotel RL
WoodSpring Suites Fort Walton Beach
2.5 out of 5
915 Harrelson St, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $130 per night
2.68 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (319 reviews)

"Security was great, place was quite and close to food and stores"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

WoodSpring Suites Fort Walton Beach
Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5
1214 Miracle Strip Pkwy Se, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $147 per night
0.76 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (981 reviews)

"They are in the process of renovating but a very nice place!"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1325 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $244 per night
0.8 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Not happy at all we didn’t get the room Expedia sho on rhetoric picture we called the front desc and they said is life lol"…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1297 Miracle Strip PKWY SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $299 per night
0.79 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (563 reviews)

"Best staff in the state, best pina coladas in the state, and amazimg beach view with ample rentals around so youll never be bored."…"

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

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Visiting Fort Walton Beach

Travelers give high marks for the beaches in Fort Walton Beach, which is also known for its seafood restaurants. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its relaxing setting. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park, and Destin Commons are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 4015 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Fort Walton Beach - Destin
  • The closest major airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), 8.1 mi (13 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Fort Walton Beach

Cultural venues in the city include Emerald Coast Science Center, Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, and Indian Temple Mound Museum. The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including John Beasley Park, Fort Walton Beach Park, and Liza Jackson Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Okaloosa Island Pier.

In Fort Walton Beach, there are 625 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park, 8 mi/12.9 km from the heart of the city, and Destin Commons, which is 10.9 mi/17.5 km away.

Dressing for Fort Walton Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 71°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 57°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 90°F with nighttime averages of 68°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 83°F and nighttime averages of 45°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Fort Walton Beach is 62.36 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 46°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Fort Walton Beach?
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 10-minute walk from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Traveler reviews also recommend TownePlace Suites by Marriott Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB and Holiday Inn Express Fort Walton Beach Central as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Fort Walton Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Fort Walton Beach.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Fort Walton Beach?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Fort Walton Beach, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Fort Walton Beach?
Based on reviews, The Island by Hotel RL is a popular 3.5-star resort for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and 2 outdoor pools. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Quality Inn and Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Fort Walton Beach?
The Suites at Marina Bay is a resort with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include TownePlace Suites by Marriott Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB and The Island by Hotel RL. Attractions like Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Fort Walton Beach?
Regency Inn Near Boardwalk & Hurlburt Field is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Days Inn by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach.
What's the best hotel to stay near Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park?
Adjacent to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, The Island by Hotel RL is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Other good choices close by include Emerald Coast Inn And Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach.
What about the best place to stay near Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Island by Hotel RL, located next to Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island, and this 3.5-star resort offers 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Emerald Coast Inn And Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Fort Walton Beach?
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with 2 outdoor pools and a beach bar. Other good choices for your beach trip include Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront and Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach. Head to John Beasley Park or Okaloosa Island Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Fort Walton Beach?
Days Inn by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. You can tee off at Fort Walton Beach Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Fort Walton Beach?
El Matador is a popular 3.5-star condo resort featuring 2 outdoor pools, 2 spa tubs, and 2 outdoor tennis courts. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Super 8 by Wyndham Ft Walton Beach and Sincerely Best Value, Cost, Interior & Patio, Prem Bch Ser, 30 Feet From Pool.
What is the best spa hotel in Fort Walton Beach?
Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach is a top spa hotel featuring 3 restaurants, a private beach, a beach bar, and a fitness center. Kick back and relax in the spa tub. Other popular spa hotels in Fort Walton Beach include Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin and Comfort Inn And Suites.

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