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The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach
4 stars

The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States
Fort Walton Beach, FL
See location+1 850 243 9161
From
C$ 158
Cheapest

rate per night

8.2
Great
based on 3167 reviews
3,167 reviews

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About The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

  • Resort Room
    Enjoy the many amenities of the resort
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated in Fort Walton Beach, The Island by Hotel RL is a short walk from Okaloosa Island Pier and features a Jacuzzi, a private beach and an outdoor pool. It is also a brief car trip from Destin History and Fishing Museum and Fort Walton Mound.

A variety of premium services are available for guests of The Island by Hotel RL, such as a concierge, a car rental desk and a 24-hour business centre. There is also a barbecue area on-site for guests to use.

The resort has 335 contemporary rooms that are equipped with a variety of essential amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. They are also fitted with a hair dryer and a microwave.

Those staying at the resort can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, suitably based for those who want to stay close by when looking for a bite to eat. Each evening, guests can wind down in the lounge bar.

The Island by Hotel RL is under a 15-minute drive from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport. Big Kahuna's Lost Paradise and Air Force Armament Museum can be easily accessed by car.

Latest deals for The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

Tue 23/7
Wed 24/7
Queen room
2 queen beds
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2 queen beds
Double room
1 king bed
2 double beds
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King room
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Standard Room
1 king bed
1 king bed
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop

Dining

  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Private beach
  • Garden

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking area

General

  • Sea view
  • Telephone
  • Pool view
  • Storage available

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Pool and spa

  • Pool bar
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Private parking

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Mini-golf

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.2
Very goodBased on 3,167 verified guest reviews
8.0Solo
8.2Friends
8.4Couples
8.0Families

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4.0 Mediocre
A bit run down
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10.0 Wonderful
Everything was great! I do wish there were some type of broom or swifter in the room to knock down the sandy floors.
A
10.0 Wonderful
We lived the hotel. Everyone we spoke to on this trip said it was unusually busy for the time of year, so a few of the amenities weren’t available but we had a great time at this property. It was super close to all the other attractions although I don’t know why you would leave the beach. Perfect for sunrises and I’m not sure that there is a bad view from any room. We stayed twice during this trip. The first night and the last two of vacation. We will be back for sure.
A
3.9 Poor
Hotel was old, room was basic and very damp feeling.
T
5.7 Fair
Pros:Location on the beach with free parking and wifi with no resort fee was great.
Cons:Staff was good just not many of them. Took 30 min to check-in. We were there 2 nights and there were no towels available first day. 2nd day they didnt even bother opening the towel hut. They text you and say reply if you have any questions before, during or after your stay and will will help you. Did that twice while there no response to either.
B
2.5 Poor
Pros:Construction is giving a needed facelift to a Ft Walton Beach landmark.
Cons:When I tried to check-in they didn't have my reserved and paid for king bed room. Then their response to my negative reviews brings their comment "not to book through a third party". The Jollygreen reunion has been held here 50 years, this was their final one. It would have been nice to see it end on a positive note.
C
5.7 Fair
Pros:The location and amenities of the hotel were great. The beach was beautiful, and the beds felt great.
Cons:I didn't get the room that I booked because they over sold the hotel. Also, the rooms were small, outdated, and needed thorough updating. The bathroom looked really dirty, ad the shower curtain wasn't clean. Also we discovered ants in our room.
A
6.8 Okay
Pros:Is located very close to a pristine beach.
Cons:Staff would not empty the trash cans in the room and the room was very cramped.

Location

Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

What's nearby

  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone164 m
  • Emerald Coast Conference Center0.5 km
  • Okaloosa Island0.6 km
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park0.9 km
  • Brooks Bridge1.3 km
  • Cinema Plus1.9 km
  • Emerald Coast Science Center1.9 km
  • Indian Temple Mound and Museum2 km
  • Fort Walton Mound2 km
  • Governor Stone (schooner)2.9 km
  • Stress Busters Massage Therapy3 km
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club8.2 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

Low season

January

High season

May

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 314

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 363
Cheapest month to stay with an average 35% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 56% rise in price.
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When to book a room at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

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Top tips for your stay at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and February.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach, plan to stay on a Saturday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 305, while the most expensive was C$ 305.
  • How long should you stay at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 6 days.

FAQs when booking at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

  • What are the best features of the hotel's location?

    The hotel is situated in a prime location with easy beach access and beautiful views. It is also conveniently close to nearby attractions and activities.

  • How is the cleanliness of the rooms and common areas?

    The rooms and common areas are well-maintained and clean, providing a comfortable and pleasant environment for guests.

  • What romantic getaway services does the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach provide?

    If you and your partner intend to have a romantic in Fort Walton, staying at the Island Resort is a decision none of you will regret. At this hotel, you will have access to exceptional amenities like a hot tub you can relax in, a private beach you can explore without being disturbed by other people, and an outdoor pool that’s heated, well maintained and guarded. You can also go for a round of golf at the hotel’s miniature golf course and set up a picnic in the hotel’s expansive garden. Going by the fact that it boasts super friendly staff, at this hotel, you and your loved one will enjoy elite customer care.

  • What are the dining options like at the hotel?

    The hotel offers a variety of dining options, including a delicious restaurant with convenient beachside access and a relaxing lounge bar for evening wind-downs.

  • What services does the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach hotel provide?

    Fort Walton Beach Island Resort is a hotel committed to ensuring that its guests get value for their money. To achieve this goal, this hotel offers a number of services, including daily housekeeping, wake-up services, concierge services, and room service. At its spa, services such as massages, meditations, and nail and hair maintenance are available.

  • Is parking readily available at the hotel?

    The hotel provides convenient parking options, including private parking and an EV charging station, ensuring ease of access for guests with vehicles.

  • Is the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach Hotel able to provide business services to its guests?

    If you plan on holding a meeting while in Fort Walton, you’ll enjoy staying at the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach Hotel, as this hotel boasts business spaces and meeting rooms. While staying at this hotel, you can work with ease, as it prides itself on having quiet rooms that create conducive work environments, operational computers, updated workstations, and fax and photocopy machines in the rooms.

  • When is the best time to visit the hotel?

    The hotel is ideal for visits during the high season in June, offering a vibrant atmosphere and full availability of amenities. However, it's important to note that some amenities may be limited during the low season in October.

  • Why should I stay at the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach rather than other local hotels?

    There are several hotels in Fort Walton. Of all the hotels, The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach is one of the best. Located next to a white sand beach, this hotel boasts amenities not so many other hotels in the area have, such as beachfront dining and sun loungers. Its rooms have thoughtful touches, elite furniture, working air conditioners, and clean bedding. If you are a food enthusiast, while staying at this hotel, you’ll have the luxury of sampling quality food at one of the hotel's two on-site eateries.

  • Is it possible to hold a wedding at the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach Hotel?

    Yes, it is possible to hold a wedding at this hotel. At The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach hotel, guests can hold a wedding at either the hotel’s expansive outdoor space next to Fort Walton Beach, one of its stately ballrooms, or the garden. At this hotel, you can hire skilled planners and competent personnel to take care of your wedding preparations and guarantee an unforgettable wedding. Brides and bridesmaids can also get their makeup done at the Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach Hotel –Spa while grooms can have their hair done by a professional barber present at the spa.

  • Where is The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach located?

    The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach is located at Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, 4.1 km from the centre of Fort Walton Beach. Wild Willy's Adventure Zone is the closest landmark to The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach.

  • Does The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach from the airport?

    The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach is 10.7 km from Valparaiso Destin-Ft Walton Beach. The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach is 11.2 km from Destin.

  • Does The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach have a pool?

    Yes, The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach in Fort Walton Beach and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach.

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Good to know

Value for money

7.7

Distance to downtown

4.1 km

Nearest Airport

Valparaiso Destin-Ft Walton Beach

Distance to airport

10.8 km