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Morris, Canada
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This was our first trip to Gulf Shores. We stayed three months (Dec – Feb) at a condo on the fourth floor of The Wharf, Orange Beach on the west side of the building. My review is from a retiree’s perspective. The proximity to the Foley Beach Express was a little too close for comfort and from our balcony we... More 

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CEDAR RAPIDS
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

If your looking for something to do for New Year Eve the Wharf is a good choice. Very kid and family friendly. Close to everything (but the beach) also the "Oasis is seasonal) aka no pool for kids during off season but otherwise perfect for a New Year Eve celebration. Has free live bands, Great fireworks and light display plus... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Booked a room for three days in August. If you're not familiar with the area please ask lots of questions. It is located at least 3 miles from the actual beach. It is a marina in a bay. and not on the ocean side off the beach. We took our family expecting to be on the beach. We were so... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

No matter what you are coming down for, whether it's a concert or not, the Wharf is a really nice place to see anytime of the year.I always go for concerts at the amphitheater and you can't go wrong there, not a bad seat in the house. Only bad thing might be its hot because it's outside.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We love our annual vacation to the Wharf! Pretty much everything you want all in one spot. The Oasis pool area, shopping, restaurants, theater and bars in a fabulous setting. Anything else you could possible want is just a short drive (10 min) away including the beach! We will continue to come here for many years.

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1 Thank Karen J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We went to see the velcro pygmies at the wharf and it was great we had the best time and it was very kid friendly with things for the adults and things for the kids to do!! We would recommend this to any family that wants to go!!!

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Thank Bigmama1958
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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Me & my family rented out one of the boats for 8 hours , 2 days in a row and it was awesome. They had a man explain to us everything we needed to know. It comes with a map, and a key to the map explaining where the best places were to find dolphins, which islands to go and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Was a little skeptical because we ALWAYS stay on the beach during vacation...The Wharf has everything you need and the beach is about a 10 minute drive. The condo we rented was perfect...it was clean and very well maintained! The shopping is great and the water park is amazing!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

The Wharf has a variety of everything located within walking distance from your room. It's very lively and great family for family time. There's something to do for all ages. Condo was beautifully decorated and great home away from home feel.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We decided on a Wednesday to head to the beach on Friday. This is a great spot to stay. Only 10 minutes from the beach, Publix & Walmart. The condos are away from the crowded beach and offers tranquility & relaxation. There is so much to do at the Wharf that if you decide not to leave it'll be ok... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about The Wharf

Address: 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach, AL 36561
Region: United States > Alabama > Orange Beach
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wharf 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Can't beat for seeing a concert at the Amphitheater - it's right across the street”
 of 5 bubbles Kaybee66, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I have stayed in many of these condos. I love 525 and 901 the corner units are great for large groups and most of them have a bonus room.”
 of 5 bubbles sprat311, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you are staying during a concert expect to hear the music from the amphitheater. That may be a turn off to some but we enjoyed hearing the music. Staying on the second or third floors is easier to navigate with the parking garage but a stay on any floor is really no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles lisacD9922FB, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Condo 901 is wonderful and Condo 525 has a bonus room that's great. Love all corner rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sprat311, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Book high up if you want to see water.”
 of 5 bubbles Jpack32, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
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