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Gulf Shores Plantation
3.5 out of 5
400 Plantation Rd #2326, Gulf Shores, AL
The price is $170 per night
11.89 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"The condo was beautiful and looked just like the picture. However, the floor had sand on it and the balcony had drink cans left from other guests."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Gulf Shores Plantation
Plantation Dunes
3.5 out of 5
375 Plantation Road 5609, Gulf Shores, AL
The price is $145 per night
11.99 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
View was amazing

"Clean, comfortable and just great."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2019

Plantation Dunes
Best Western On The Beach
3 out of 5
337 E Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $255 per night
0.33 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay at Best Western on the Beach. All of the staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and well kept. The staff was consistently wiping down, and cleaning per state guidelines due to Covid. They have an on site breakfast spot called the Pancake House. It was delicious!! ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Best Western On The Beach
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores
2.5 out of 5
3600 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night
3.14 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (985 reviews)

"The hotel was clean and well maintained. The staff was friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores
Plantation East II
3.5 out of 5
400 Plantation Rd 2314, Gulf Shores, AL
The price is $180 per night
11.89 mi from city center
2.8/5 (5 reviews)
Gross nasty location. Don’t do it

"Room was absolutely disgusting I’m so disappointed"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

Plantation East II
Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL
2 out of 5
3025 W 1st ST, Gulf Shores, AL
Free Cancellation
The price is $80 per night
2.41 mi from city center
3.2/5 (919 reviews)

"My stay was great with clean rooms and friendly employees. The only issue I had was small bath towels and we only got 2. I’m handicapped but I didn’t mark that when booking my room so having to stay on the 2nd floor was difficult but ultimately my fault."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL
Red Roof Inn Gulf Shores
2 out of 5
3049 West 1st Street, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $100 per night
2.45 mi from city center
3.2/5 (308 reviews)

"was a nice clean room,check in was fast and easy,only negative was people above us was a little noisey."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Red Roof Inn Gulf Shores
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
536 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night
0.87 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (149 reviews)

"We stayed here for two nights while passing through. Everything was great."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites
Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms
3 out of 5
3750 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night
3.51 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (687 reviews)

"Nice and clean room....Front desk service was nice"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms
Quality Inn Ft. Morgan Road-Hwy 59
2 out of 5
213 West Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, AL
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The price is $93 per night
1.01 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (287 reviews)

"It was really warm throughout the hotel. Our air conditioning worked but never really cooled down the room."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Quality Inn Ft. Morgan Road-Hwy 59
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Visiting Gulf Shores

Travelers to Gulf Shores give high marks for the beaches, live music scene, and fun sporting events. Tourists who journey to this relaxing city can discover its festivals, theaters, and seafood restaurants. Top sights in the city include Gulf Shores Beach, The Wharf, and Fort Morgan.

  • There are 5300 hotels and other accommodations in Gulf Shores
  • The closest major airport is in Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), 33.4 mi (53.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Mobile, AL (BFM-Downtown Airport), 35.3 mi (56.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gulf Shores

Known for its live music, festivals, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum, Gulf Shores Museum, and Holmes Medical Museum. Attractions like Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Waterville USA, and Adventure Island are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Gulf Shores Beach, Gulf State Park, and Perdido Key Beach.

In Gulf Shores, there are 5300 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and comfortable beds.
  • Hampton Inn Foley - Our customers like the overall value and comfortable rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL - This 3.5-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Gulf Shores include The Wharf and Fort Morgan. In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Fort Barrancas, located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the heart of the city, and Fort Gaines, which is 23.1 mi/37.2 km away.

Dressing for Gulf Shores

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 73°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 90°F, while the average at night is 53°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 90°F with nighttime averages of 65°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 83°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • About 65.61 inches of rain falls on Gulf Shores each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 90°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 42°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Gulf Shores?
Hampton Inn Foley is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach and Hotel Indigo Orange Beach - Gulf Shores as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gulf Shores, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Gulf Shores.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Gulf Shores?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Gulf Shores, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Gulf Shores?
Based on reviews, Cornerstone Lodge of Foley is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Foley.
What's the best place to stay for families in Gulf Shores?
? On Bay! Huge 2400sf 3/3.5 Luxury; 2nd Floor Corner; Dogs, Kids, Boats Welcome is a condo with an indoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your family trip include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orange Beach and Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front. Attractions like Waterville USA and Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Gulf Shores?
Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Cornerstone Lodge of Foley and Hotel Indigo Orange Beach - Gulf Shores.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Gulf Shores Beach?
Beachside Resort Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Gulf Shores Beach.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Gulf Shores?
Hampton Inn Foley is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach and Hampton Inn Gulf Shores. Head to Gulf Shores Beach or Perdido Key Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Gulf Shores?
Red Roof Inn Gulf Shores is a property featuring an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Gulf Shores Golf Club, Gulf State Park Golf Course, or Craft Farms Golf Club while you’re in town.
How much can I expect to pay for the resort fee in Gulf Shores?
There are about 11 properties that charge a resort fee out of 8588 in Gulf Shores. The per accommodation resort fee averages USD 106.25 per stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Gulf Shores?
Beachside Resort Hotel is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Foley and SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach.

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