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Rockwell, North Carolina
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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We just got back from spending a week at the Watercrest in PCB. The facility is overall nice. The first negative, you have to pay for parking....really??? And when you pay for parking, you can't park under the covered parking area....do not charge me to park then tell me I can't park in certain areas. The Room......we had room 403.... More 

Thank clambert8302
Rockmart, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay remodeled building in the winter of 2015. Family friendly atmosphere. Lots of beach space. Great pool and hot tub. Located on the quiet end of PCB. Has easy access to Pier Park on middle beach and back beach road with out all the traffic. We will return in the future.

Thank trb1970
Dallas, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Upon arrival, we spent 3 hours trying to check in due to booking.com, LeisureLink, RoyalAmericanBeachGetaways. Beware of any of those. Once we finally got to our room, the room number was written in SHARPIE on the out side of the door. Everything, I mean everything in the place was broken and looked as if it was furnished from a dumpster.... More 

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21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Check-in was easy with Joni's Beach Rentals office and a short drive down Thomas Drive to The Watercrest. The unit was 1208 and had a king bed in the master and 2 queens in the guest bedroom. Unit was well maintained with ample space. The owner of this particular unit did have boogie boards in the closet with a beach... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We decided at the last minute to get away for a long weekend before school started, so in the first week of August we found a reasonably priced unit at Watercrest via the Sterling Resorts website. We've passed the property many times over the years, but this is the first time we've stayed there. From Thomas Drive, it looks like... More 

Thank flymeawayyyyyy
Gainesville, Georgia
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Rented 2 bedroom off of VRBO. Very clean and tasteful 16th floor unit wth corner balcony(almost 180' view). Spacious living room with big full length glass and sliding door. Master has sliding door onto balcony as well. Received one covered parking pass with rental. Nice pool and hot tub. We will be back!

Thank jvc1221
Liberty, South Carolina
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Balconies are not private (unless you're on the end) but the rooms are spacious. Facility is very clean and appears to have been well maintained. Pool is nice. Hot tub was closed for some unknown reason. Would definitely stay here again. Love the location on Thomas Drive.

Thank AlwaysHopefulPTL
Jefferson, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stayed at Watercrest mid to late June 2016. They have up a sign that they are doing over a million dollar renovation. We stayed on the 17th floor. It is 18 floors but the top is premium-need a special key/card to get into. It was a nice place. Our room was on the corner and had a spectacular view... More 

Thank Sandy H
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My family and I traveled to Panama City Beach in June 2016. This was our first time staying on the far end of Thomas Drive(close to St. Andrews State Park) and also our first time staying at Watercrest. Our overall experience was great! We all loved our unit and it had great beach and pool access. Unit 110 is a... More 

Thank Alexandra E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Recently renovated and redecorated unit in a recently renovated condominium development; the place is simply outstanding. The furnishings are new and the decorating was done very nicely. All of the appliances worked, with one exception (below), and the condo was VERY clean. The only maintenance issue we encountered was a noisy dryer in the washer/dryer stacked unit. I called the... More 

Thank MarkInIndy

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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: $293 - $322 (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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“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
“12th floor had great views & very quite”
 of 5 bubbles patriciaaI7435YQ, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check photos and renters reviews.”
 of 5 bubbles judyhuff2011, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If this is your condo assignment, be sure you find out what items are not provided prior to your arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles 123Margarita, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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