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

Overview of The Island by Hotel RL

The Island by Hotel RL

3.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBoardwalk on Okaloosa Island4 min walk
  • Popular LocationOkaloosa Island Pier6 min walk
  • Popular LocationOkaloosa Island Beach12 min walk
  • AirportFort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional)18 min drive

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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 natural beauty can explore Henderson Beach State 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.

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
  • Okaloosa Island Beach - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fish House — 1 min walk
  • Island Grill — 1 min walk
  • Rockin Tacos — 3 min walk
  • The Crab Trap — 4 min walk
  • Floyd's Shrimp House — 5 min walk

About this property

The Island by Hotel RL

Family-friendly resort on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
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. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

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
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 19.99 per person
  • 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
  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • 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

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

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 (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

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 (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

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: USD 20.33 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 19.99 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, 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

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 758 out of 1774 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 530 out of 1774 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 246 out of 1774 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 139 out of 1774 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 101 out of 1774 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Water in showers was luke warm at best and very noisy sounds can hear everything from next room and hallway.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love the pool and beach area
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Pool area/courtyard had a very tropical feel which is what we came to Florida to experience.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved that it was so close to beach
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is wonderful! We loved being right on the beach. All staff were friendly. The food in the Island Grill was great.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021