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Palmetto Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
17255 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $69 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.2/5Excellent! (790 reviews)

"The Palmetto Inn has a family atmosphere and is very clean. Staff is always available and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Palmetto Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
3602 West Hwy 98, Panama City, FL
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.1/5Very Good! (703 reviews)
Great hotel for its rate.

"Like most other Comfort Inns and Sleep Inn this is a great hotel for the price. Nice breakfast, clean room and well furnished."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2018

Comfort Inn & Suites
Red Roof Inn Panama City
2 out of 5
217 North US Hwy 231, Panama City, FL
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The price is $83 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"The front desk staff was very friendly and the room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Red Roof Inn Panama City
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Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
2 out of 5
21905 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $79 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"The staff was helpful, polite, and informative. The room was very nice, and the view was as well. We would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
Beachcomber By The Sea
2.5 out of 5
17101 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $119 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.9/5Good! (1,112 reviews)

"Located right on the beach. No lounge, umbrella service on the beach, they were all stowed away. The breakfast variety was very limited. I know some of this was due to Covid problems. No decaf coffee, except in room packets. Many of the lounges at the pool needed repair. There were very few people ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Beachcomber By The Sea
Days Inn by Wyndham Panama City Beach/Ocean Front
2.5 out of 5
12818 Front Beach Rd, Front Beach Road & Clara Ave, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $80 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.8/5Good! (916 reviews)

"It’s a great motel! Refurbished and relaxing. Staff was nice. Loved the pool and bar onsite."…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Panama City Beach/Ocean Front
Legacy by the Sea
3 out of 5
15325 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.8/5Good! (1,469 reviews)

"Room size and layout was good. Good location. One night we had to park our car across the street behind a store and were worried all night. One morning we saw employees parking in the area under the hotel where there was only 24 parking places. No reason for an employee to take a parking place before ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Legacy by the Sea
Bikini Beach Resort
2.5 out of 5
11001 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $59 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.7/5Good! (741 reviews)

"This is the third time I have stayed here, it is affordable and near many restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Bikini Beach Resort
Casa Loma Inn
2 out of 5
13615 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $57 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
3.6/5Good! (986 reviews)

"Very good value for location. Room was clean and comfortable. View was spectacular! Beach was clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Casa Loma Inn
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 $63 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
3.4/5 (476 reviews)
Excellent

"Wonderful stay will definitely stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Executive Inn Panama City Beach, FL
Aqua View Motel
2 out of 5
4909 Hispaniola Street, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $64 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.3/5 (261 reviews)

"For the price it was just right. Staff were friendly and helpful. The location is great! The property is old but everything worked as it should."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Aqua View Motel
Ocean Breeze By The Sea
2 out of 5
11004 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $49 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.2/5 (1,039 reviews)

"Comfy room, quiet but pool was across the street. Also wanted to be on bottom floor. I also don’t appreciate the added $10. Fee after I got there. It said online fees included but then in an email they add additions."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Ocean Breeze By The Sea
Hathaway Inn
2 out of 5
5126 W US 98, Panama City, FL
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The price is $65 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.1/5 (742 reviews)

"Even though I stayed at the Hathaway Inn for one night, I enjoyed my stay. The heating unit did not work in my first assigned room so, the hotel clerk assigned me another room without any hesitation. However, in the second room, the mini-refrigerator did not have a freezer compartment which I found ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Hathaway Inn
Chateau By The Sea
2.5 out of 5
12525 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.1/5 (878 reviews)

"Liked that the rooms are sound prof regardless of what is happening outside. The only problems were no hot water to bathe and cable TV not working properly. Also have in mind it’s under construction. Great location and price."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Chateau By The Sea
Ramada by Wyndham Panama City
2 out of 5
4306 W Highway 98, Panama City, FL
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The price is $55 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.1/5 (982 reviews)
Perfect rest for weary travrling family.

"We needed a place to rest in the middle of the night after traveling for hours. We were exhausted and in a lot of discomfort. Ramada was priced well. The beds were incredibly comfortable , the room temp was cool ( just like we like it) , and the shades kept the room dark. There were no interruptions. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Panama City
Beachbreak by the Sea
2 out of 5
15405 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $64 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.1/5 (958 reviews)

"Everything was perfect. The staff did great with taking care of my needs."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Beachbreak by the Sea
Boardwalk Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
9600 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $55 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
2.9/5 (1,650 reviews)

"Everything was nice and clean but the bed was as a rock didn’t sleep very good"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Boardwalk Beach Hotel
Seahaven Beach Hotel
2 out of 5
15285 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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2.6/5 (1,234 reviews)

"Very pleased with my room, staff, cleaness, and beach view. Pool area was very nice an loved I could see the beach from the pool."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Seahaven Beach Hotel
Palm Grove
2.5 out of 5
14513 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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2.2/5 (767 reviews)
Thumbs down

"I would not recommend staying here, unless you must stay in Panama City beach and want somewhere inexpensive. The whole place needs to be cleaned, updated, new plumbing, linens bedspreads and appliances."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Palm Grove
The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts
2 out of 5
15285 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $60 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
2.2/5 (972 reviews)

"I love the view of the hotel. My room face the beach waking up to the sound of the waves is amazing."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

The Reef at Seahaven Beach Resorts
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Cheap Hotels in Panama City

Panama City has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Panama City Marina and Panama City Mall, this destination is home to St. Andrews State Park and Truesdell Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for places to stay in Panama City that won't break the bank, you can book your choice of the 63 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Boardwalk Beach Hotel - 2.5-star beach hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and comfortable rooms.

Bikini Beach Resort - Customers like this 2.5-star beach hotel for its overall value. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.

Beachcomber By The Sea - At this 2.5-star beach hotel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Ocean Breeze By The Sea - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall condition and overall value.

Legacy by the Sea - Customers like this 3-star beach hotel for its spacious rooms and overall condition. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Panama City

Haven't decided on travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 90°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 45°F
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and March, with an average rainfall of 6.14 inches
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and December, with an average rainfall of 3.41 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Panama City

Panama City attracts visitors with its major shopping area and sunsets, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Panama City Marina and Panama City Mall, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the area's cultural spots like Martin Theatre and Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Pier Park.

Travelers also like Panama City for its:
  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Marina
  • Seafood
  • Festivals

Getting Around Panama City

The most convenient airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), situated 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 51.1 mi (82.3 km) away. You can explore water transportation options at the marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Panama City like for travelers on a budget?
Panama City offers a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Pier Park, this destination is home to St. Andrews State Park and Camp Helen State Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Panama City?
Based on reviews, Boardwalk Beach Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Casa Loma Inn and Beachbreak by the Sea.
How many cheap hotels will I find in Panama City?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 61 budget hotels in Panama City.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Panama City?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Panama City, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. 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 precipitation for Panama City is 58 inches.
What is there to see and do in Panama City?
Panama City attracts visitors with its major shopping area and sunsets, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Pier Park, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Martin Theatre, or visit other spots like Museum of Man in the Sea.
How can I get to Panama City and get around on a budget?
Checking out these ways to get around Panama City can help keep you on budget. The closest airport is Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP), 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away. If that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 51.1 mi (82.3 km) away: Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI). Panama City may not have many public transportation choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to see more of the area.

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