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The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed today NEW

I liked the idea of VIP passes to allow members a spot in the designated locations. The maids were friendly but could've been more through. Most of the service was friendly with the exception of the overnight manager. The key cards I had were very defective and he started charging per key card.

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London, Kentucky
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had trouble with WiFi all ten days we were there, had low water pressure had to take showers at unusually odd times and anytime I went to the front desk with a problem there was always a line of other customers complaining

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for four nights as a family for spring break. The weather was cool. All of the pools were heated. My kids (ages 5, 9, 13 & 18) were so happy to be able to swim even though the Gulf was a little to cold to swim in! We also enjoyed the playground in the sand, little put put...

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Tupelo
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stay, went with a bunch of friends had a great time. Staff is great and the rooms are pretty good. Overall my friends and I were very pleased with sand piper and will defiantly be back.

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Warrior
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the hotel and had a lot of fun. A lot of stuff we could do without even leaving the hotel. Customer service was great and always friendly. Will definitely come back and hopefully have a longer stay

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had a great time here at the Sandpiper! Thank you for your kind review about our customer service and we look forward to have you back for a longer visit! :)

Phenix City, Alabama
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was impressed with the facilities and all the staff. The room was very clean, the pool area was nice and we enjoyed the tiki bar. The on,y problem was the gift shop wasn't open later, but that's ok.

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so happy to read you enjoyed your time here and found your room and the rest of the property clean and comfortable. We will also pass along your feedback about the gift shop hours to our team to take into consideration. Thank you for staying with us and we hope...

Conyers, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We Came in march and we are coming back in April with the kids.It is a great place to stay with awesome food and nice heated pools and the lazy river ride.Sandpiper beacon has several grills And Nice places to lounge.the staff are vary Polite and helpful.

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted to read you enjoyed our hotel and all of our amenities we have to offer! We work hard to provide excellent customer service and a great vacation to all who visit! We look forward to having you back with your kids in April! Let us know if there is anything we can help you with until then!...

Graceville, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed there several times before and enjoyed our stay. The staff is always very friendly. We only had 1 problem while out on the playground. There were several spring breakers in their room yelling profanity to those walking by. Had to take the kids back inside.

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for staying with us a leaving such a kind review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, despite the profanity from some of the spring breakers you may have encountered. We are sorry for this and we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We will be sure to let our Guest Services know to make...

Warrenton, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lots of amenities. great beachfront. fun tiki bar. very friendly staff. on the west end of panama city beach, so its not as busy. this place has great ambience, but if your looking for modern, go elsewhere.

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

We may be an oldie but definitely a goodie! :) Thank you for your review! We appreciate you staying with us and hope to have you back soon!

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had an amazing time on our trip. There was so much to do and we didn't even have to go any where. We will be bringing the kids next summer for sure when all the family things will be going full swing. We can't wait!!

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SandpiperBeacon, Guest Relations Manager at The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay! We are so happy you and your wife had an amazing time while visiting. We can't wait for you to bring back the kids this Summer to enjoy even more FUN! We appreciate you choosing the Sandpiper Beacon and look forward to seeing you all very soon! :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Also known as the "FUN Place!" The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort & Tiki Bar offers year-round fun, activities, and entertainment for all ages. Located directly beachfront on Front Beach Road, the Sandpiper is a family-friendly resort-hotel with planned activities and entertainment, waterslides, multiple indoor/outdoor (seasonally heated) swimming pools, free WiFi, indoor lazy river ride, on-site Deli, Ice Cream Shop, Gift Shop, Restaurant, Arcade and more. Offering 24/7 resort services, including housekeeping, guest services, and maintenance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort

Address: 17403 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-6023
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Panama City Beach
Price Range: $65 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 199
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Beacon Beach Hotel Panama City Beach
Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort
Sandpiper Beacon Beach Panama City
Sandpiper Panama City Beach
The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort Panama City Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Panama City Beach
#4 Best Value Hotel in Panama City Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Panama City Beach
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“Ask for a better deal.”
 of 5 bubbles R8611XIbrianc, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get second floor, close to tiki bar”
 of 5 bubbles dp86024, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view-it's worth it. a partial view included a nice shared balcony”
  • shared balcony, partial view-still an amazing sunset, and no one else was near us
  • bunk bed area where tv is. we didn't use it
 of 5 bubbles K3821JWmelissaa, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor, keeps you away from constant walkers looking in.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnD284, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the beach on the left side of the hotel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jwooten7187, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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