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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful place! The room was fantastic. From the decor, to the ample storage space, to the soft and feathery bed...we fell in love! And don't get me started with the amazing view and the humongous shower. A view FROM the shower! We could have stayed in the room and all it's coziness, since the weather was pretty cold....

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Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three days. Had a 4th floor room which has a great view of the beach. Friendly and helpful staff. The adult pool was quiet and restful place to be. The beaches by the hotel are incredible. Had a great breakfast in the gathering spot every morning. The main restaurant on the property was not open while we were...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place for families!! Beautiful beaches, great restaurants and the use of bikes included. We stayed 4 nights and rode our bikes for everything, shopping, beach, sight seeing, and restaurants.

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United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a business/reward trip with several people. We all enjoyed the overall feel of luxury, and the service was good. However, we all noticed how slippery the floors were all over the resort-- even in the rooms. Ironically, after a discussion about this, I unexpectedly slipped and fell while stepping into the shower! This has never happened...

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Russellville, Alabama
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Here on business. The weather was very warm and stormy, but the venue and rooms were very good. Plenty of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Something for everyone. All the restaurants we are at were very good. I recommend.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant check in/ first impression. Speaking of first impressions ~ very CLEAN! Yay! Nothing fancy about it. Consider the outstanding view. Love visiting this time of year. Quiet and restful, which is perfect! No traffic, no waiting. You should be aware that Watercolor does not offer a lot of dining options, mostly closed for off season, January & Feb....

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We checked in on Christmas Eve and left just before New Year's. We stay at the Inn multiple times a year. This definitely wasn't our favorite stay. Pros: Derek (bell captain) is always so friendly and helpful! Beautifully decorated for Christmas. Great gym. Even open on Christmas. Greeted with cold bottles of water after our run from the front desk...

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Elliot F, Manager at WaterColor Inn and Resort, responded to this review

Hello JChaff12, Thank you for taking the time to review Watercolor Inn from your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear about the positive experiences from your stay and very sorry to hear about some of the service issues you encountered. We will be looking into these incidents and see how we may best address them for future...

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Our 3 night getaway at the Watercolor Inn was just what we needed in the midst of a busy holiday season. Our luxurious room was well attended, the staff was warm & friendly, the views from our 4th floor room were so beautiful of the Gulf. We left our balcony door open in the evenings & slept to the sound...

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Elliot F, Manager at WaterColor Inn and Resort, responded to this review

Hello Laurie J, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us here at Watercolor Inn. We are thrilled to hear of such a great time and certainly look forward to hosting you back in the near future!

Enid, Oklahoma
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The view, the staff, the location to nearby Destin and Panama City, the absolute comfort of our room were just AMAZING!! We plan on coming back here next year around Thanksgiving again. The weather was still beautiful, and yet the beaches were not crowded and over-run. We could not have been happier with the service and the accommodations. They pride...

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Elliot F, Manager at WaterColor Inn and Resort, responded to this review

Greetings lgrimes2016! Thank you for your review of the Watercolor Inn. We are so happy to hear you were able to have a great experience with us during y our recent visit. We strive to make sure every guest has a very personalized and warm experience to go along with the beautiful beaches steps away. We hope to see you...

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Attended a wedding and were very glad we stayed on property. Super view from a room well laid out with high chairs to assure nothing in the way of sunset. Windows in shower a great idea. Food for breakfast a highlight!

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Elliot F, Manager at WaterColor Inn and Resort, responded to this review

Greetings Barr D. E, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Watercolor Inn. We value your feedback and are happy to hear you were able to enjoy the stunning views of the gulf that many of our guest rooms offer! We hope to see you again in the future and thank you for staying with St....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a pristine white-sand beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Forbes Four-Star & AAA Four-Diamond WaterColor Inn provides chic accommodations and acclaimed amenities in idyllic surroundings. From dining on award-winning gourmet cuisine to great golfing and complimentary kayaking, canoeing and tennis, activities abound. ... more   less 

Additional Information about WaterColor Inn and Resort

Address: 34 Goldenrod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Santa Rosa Beach
Price Range: RM1,864 - RM3,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — WaterColor Inn and Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Watercolor Hotel Santa Rosa Beach
Water Color Hotel
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“3rd and 4th rooms have the best view of the beach....”
 of 5 bubbles lgrimes2016, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra dollars if you can to get a room on the forth floor as the views are well worth it. A glass of wine at sunset can't be beat.”
 of 5 bubbles 907barryde, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“third and fourth floors have views of Gulf and baech”
 of 5 bubbles richardhc2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Jertl, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor goes out to the path behind the tall dune; outdoor cabana shower for each room. Second floor up to have a view of the Gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles PensacolaPeg, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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