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Atlanta Georgia Suburbs
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This was a (3) ladies getaway weekend to the Seabreeze Jazz festival Our unit assignment was #810 was quiet and clean and have a wrap around balcony with full seating and lounge chairs. Some standard items were missing so we purchased what we needed. The double room TV was not working, although reported it was not resolved. Alternate TV was...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The views from our floor was amazing, not just of the ocean but of the amazing city too. Best part of Watercrest is its location, being on the eastern part of the city, you avoid the cheaper and more run down motels, that house the infamous wild party-goers, leaving an astonishingly quiet and family oriented area to enjoy your vacation....

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5Thank Pack360
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This resort is under a $4 million dollar renovation. All amenities are closed until April 2016. While this resort is a stunning resort when fully functional, right now it's a hard hat work zone. Our rental company (third party, not Watercrest) did not advise us of the construction and rented to our family anyway. We were completely heart broken when...

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5Thank stang5511
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Old units that are barely cleaned from previous tennents. Old stove where 2 eyes didn't work and a microwave that randomly cooked things. Silverware and plates old and worn and missing half of the kitchen utensils. Bathrooms were cruise ship sized and moldy and sporadic water pressure with poor drainage. Really picky about not drying things on back porch but...

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3Thank Jon M
Franklin, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2015

It was absolutely horrible. I went through vrbo to rent a particular condo that was unavailable. Jon Caldwell with Emeral Coast Destinations, graciously(sarcasm here) volunteered 307 Watercrest. The pictures looked fine. We got there and it was terrible. The room was dirty.......floors, counters, dirty sheets, no pullout sofa sheets, blankets, pillows, no pillows in one of the masters, electrical plate...

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3Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We booked a room on the first floor in order to have quick and easy access to the beach and pool. We are traveling with our children and grandchildren ages 6, 3 and 2 months. We arrived to find our view and convenient access to the pool blocked due to construction on the roof. They closed the pool today on...

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5Thank Lora R
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the water crest in It was clean and well stocked. I was told no construction was going on. We had no pool for two days and our Ac wasn't doing too good. Check in times are very strict! We played by the rules but had to wait for them to finish cleaning. They were nice and it...

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3Thank umalulu
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A group of 24 of us stayed here late May. The condos were perfect! We got to view several and each one was furnished nicely. The view was phenomenal. The staff was very helpful and courteous. Our only complaint was that while their contract says each condo gets two parking spaces, we only prepaid for one and needed to pay...

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3Thank RedbirdDeb
florida
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stayed here for Memorial Day weekend at Premium price for 3 night minimum in 2 bedroom condo 1006. NO cable TV service for the entire weekend-what kind of place would not know that the cable was unavailable in this unit before renting it???? Then they send a maintenance person without telling us they were coming -ringing the doorbell and banging...

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3Thank travelrodent
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed in condo 1607, while the condo itself was not as clean as I would have liked it to be, the shower curtain liners had mold hanging off the bottoms and the tubs would not drain, Sterling took care of our maintenance needs in a very timely manner. The grounds of this condo are immaculate and they are constantly...

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Stacey S, General Manager at The Watercrest, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your feed back and we are in the process of improving our housekeeping quality to meet our Sterling Standards. In general the property will be under construction starting in September and on going through-out the winter. There is some construction going on at this point, but will not affect the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Watercrest

Address: 6201 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-5641
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range: RM1,148 - RM2,122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Watercrest 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Higher floors have better views and less pool/beach noise.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffwA6731ZX, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a higher room for great views....Condo 1605...Homeaway 152904”
 of 5 bubbles kingpin2920, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the western side with wrap around balconies”
 of 5 bubbles brianp722, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for corner rooms with the big balconies. Stayed as high up as you can get and was breathtaking views.”
 of 5 bubbles 530sandyh, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“First floor corner end unit very accessible and private!”
 of 5 bubbles 865alexandrae, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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