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Featured Motels in Panama City Beach

Chateau By The Sea
2.5 out of 5
12525 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $84 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Panama City Beach motel is within a 15-minute walk of M.B. Miller County Pier and Shipwreck Island Waterpark. Gulf World Marine Park ...

3.2/5 (669 reviews)

"I’ve always loved this property, been vacationing here since I was a child with my family. Now I bring my own children here for vacation. This property is quiet and low key right on the beach front , since this location is smaller it’s never very crowded , plenty of parking large pool. Very affordable ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Chateau By The Sea
Palm Grove
2.5 out of 5
14513 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $143 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Panama City Beach motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hidden Lagoon Golf and Racetrack and Gulf World Marine Park. Pier Park and Shipwreck ...

2.2/5 (661 reviews)

"I loved the openness of our room."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Palm Grove
Coconut Grove Motor Inn
2 out of 5
9725 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $95 per night

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Coconut Creek Family Fun Park, WonderWorks, and Ripley's Believe It or Not. Shipwreck Island ...

2.4/5 (361 reviews)

"There was very peaceful I enjoyed it. Everything was just right"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Coconut Grove Motor Inn
Casa Loma Inn
2 out of 5
13615 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $124 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Bahama Beach motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Hidden Lagoon Golf and Racetrack, Shipwreck Island Waterpark, and Gulf World Marine Park. ...

3.6/5Good! (984 reviews)
Good Time

"had a good time and enjoyed the property and location. thankfully we were on the bottom floor because there’s no way we could’ve made it up stairs with all our luggage. night time female security guard was SOO RUDE but otherwise the rest the staff and ppl were pleasant!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Casa Loma Inn
Holiday Terrace Motel
2.5 out of 5
11831 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $131 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Panama City Beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Edgewater Gulf Beach and Shipwreck Island Waterpark. Ripley's Believe It or ...

4/5Very Good! (385 reviews)

"It was just perfect..I booked last minute and enjoyed every second"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Holiday Terrace Motel
Executive Inn Panama City Beach, FL
2 out of 5
9424 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $126 per night

Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Super Speed Fun Park, WonderWorks, and Ripley's Believe It or Not. Shipwreck ...

3.4/5 (454 reviews)

"Older property but was worth the price. No elevator and outside doors."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Executive Inn Panama City Beach, FL
Banana Peel Resort
2 out of 5
12832 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $99 per night

Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of M.B. Miller County Pier and Shipwreck Island Waterpark. Gulf World Marine Park and Ripley's Believe ...

3.2/5 (10 reviews)

"Owners were very accommodating. They let us check-in early. We got the large room. There was minimal furniture but the 2 king beds were awesome. The road was loud until after midnight, but the the hotel amenities were available 24/7."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Banana Peel Resort
Aqua View Motel
2 out of 5
4909 Hispaniola Street, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $114 per night

Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Thomas Drive and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from St. Andrews State Park. St Andrews Bay and Water Planet are ...

3.3/5 (245 reviews)

"Friendly staff!! They recognize me from previous stays and worked with me on several things. Not a ritzy hotel, but does everything I need with shopping near by."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Aqua View Motel
Flamingo Motel & Tower
2 out of 5
15525 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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Located in Panama City Beach, this beachfront motel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Russell-Fields Pier, Pier Park, and Gulf World Marine Park. ...

4.2/5Very Good! (57 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay.

"Overall our trip was good. Rooms could use some updating, but no complaints. All employees were friendly and made us welcome. Was able to get some much needed rest."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Flamingo Motel & Tower
Lollye on the Beach
2.5 out of 5
8507 Surf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
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Nestled on the beach, this Gulf Lagoon Beach motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Thomas Drive, Ripley's Believe It or Not, and WonderWorks. St Andrews Bay and Emerald ...

3.9/5Good! (138 reviews)

"check in was great and staff was friendly. very nice place"…"

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Lollye on the Beach
Colonial Shores
2.5 out of 5
8512 Surf Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $110 per night

Located in Gulf Lagoon Beach, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Thomas Drive, Ripley's Believe It or Not, and WonderWorks. Emerald Falls Family Recreation ...

3.8/5Good! (57 reviews)

"It was as promised for where I stayed and it was very very clean in the room. Staff was very attentive."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Colonial Shores
Summer Breeze Motel
2 out of 5
9227 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $94 per night

Located in The Pines, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of ZooWorld Zoological & Botanical Park, WonderWorks, and Ripley's Believe It or Not. Shipwreck Island ...

2.7/5 (113 reviews)

"Some of staff were rude. Bugs in room. No internet service the whole stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

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Boardwalk Beach Hotel
Boardwalk Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
9600 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $119 per night
2.9/5 (1,590 reviews)

"Stopped here to stay the night on the way back home from New Orleans and had such an awesome experience. The beach as GORGEOUS, the staff was very friendly and professional. we had got a room with balcony and ocean view for a very an extremely reasonable price, was very satisfied."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Boardwalk Beach Hotel
Legacy by the Sea
Legacy by the Sea
3 out of 5
15325 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $159 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,476 reviews)

"Great location, very friendly staff. Could use some updating."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Legacy by the Sea
Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
2 out of 5
21905 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $189 per night
4/5Very Good! (975 reviews)

"I didn’t receive a receipt from our stay at all. Please send me a receipt."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
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Panama City Beach Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 13 low-cost motels in Panama City Beach among more than 4291 lodging choices. When you pick one of these budget-friendly accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash to use on your vacation.

When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Panama City Beach has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Shipwreck Island Waterpark, Gulf World Marine Park, and Pier Park.

Fun fact: Motels in the U.S. boomed after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties. When you stay at a motel, you'll usually access your room directly from the parking lot.

Below are a few of our customers' best-rated Panama City Beach motels to select from:

Executive Inn Panama City Beach, FL

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Ripley's Believe It or Not.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Palm Grove

  • A restaurant and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like air conditioning.
  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Gulf World Marine Park and Shipwreck Island Waterpark.

Coconut Grove Motor Inn

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Chateau By The Sea

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Gulf World Marine Park.
  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.

Aqua View Motel

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Ripley's Believe It or Not and WonderWorks.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Things to Do in Panama City Beach

Those who've visited Panama City Beach love the beaches. As you're sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do.

Here are some popular places:

  • Shipwreck Island Waterpark
  • Gulf World Marine Park
  • Pier Park

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • St. Andrews State Park
  • Carillon Beach
  • Edgewater Gulf Beach

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • WonderWorks
  • Frank Brown Park
  • Coconut Creek Family Fun Park

Panama City Beach is also known for its:

  • Churches
  • Dolphins
  • Golfing
  • Fishing
  • Camping

Best Time to Visit Panama City Beach

Decide when you'd like to visit Panama City Beach by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 74° F and nighttime temperatures average 43° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 56° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 91° F and nighttime averages are around 67° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 44° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 57.32 inches in a year

How to Get to Panama City Beach and Around the Area

Panama City Beach Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.) Airport 12.2 mi (19.7 km)
Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) Airport 42.5 mi (68.4 km)
Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional) Airport 49.5 mi (79.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Panama City Beach?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy all that Panama City Beach has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Shipwreck Island Waterpark, Pier Park, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
What are motels like?
When you stay at a motel, you’ll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. With a stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. The word “motel” was invented in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Panama City Beach?
Chateau By The Sea: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Gulf World Marine Park. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Palm Grove: A restaurant, free parking, and a seasonal outdoor pool are available during your stay. You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Gulf World Marine Park. Holiday Terrace Motel: Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Banana Peel Resort: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Gulf World Marine Park. An outdoor pool, free parking, and 10 beach bars are available during your stay. Casa Loma Inn: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Gulf World Marine Park. Enjoy access to the private beach, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What things can I to do in Panama City Beach?
Those who’ve visited Panama City Beach love the beaches. As you’re sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do. Some popular places to visit include Shipwreck Island Waterpark, Pier Park, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: St. Andrews State Park, Carillon Beach, and Edgewater Gulf Beach. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: WonderWorks, Gulf World Marine Park, and Frank Brown Park.
What's the weather like in Panama City Beach?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 57°F. Average annual rainfall for Panama City Beach is 57 inches.
How can I get around Panama City Beach?
Fly into Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP), which is located 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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