We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Dolphin Inn

Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 16: English reviews
Start your review of Dolphin Inn
 Click to rate
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Checked in here because I needed a place to stay for a night and shower. Didn't even wind up staying there but room was nasty. Bathroom was nasty. Just stay away. Only room available and for $180?! It was a total ripoff. People grillout out on the sidewalk of the place. I'm a pretty big guy and I had to...

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing but rude. Only cleaned hotel room once while we stayed. Pictures were not the same as the rooms. I recommend staying somewhere where they actually care about the cleanliness of your room and know how to treat guests

Thank crook2014
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Words can't begin to describe this trashy hotel I was put there after mixup with an another hotel there was a half roll of toilet paper in the room and barely any rags and towels and the ones we did have had stains in them the sheets had stains in them also the worse hotel I've stayed at

Thank Daylen J
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Room was infested with roaches and bed bugs, no ac, and it stank. I went back to the office and asked for a refund and was told I would receive within 3 days. I called back to see where refund was and was advised one would not be issued. I was there all about 10 min and they charged me...

Thank Josh D
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Price too high for trashy area.They charged us extra for our infant even though we had a king size bed big enough for all of us. Bathroom had rusted drain in shower.nothing special about this place.might as well pay a few more $ for a better hotel.

Thank alibelle11
Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We didn't stay at the hotel but did have a room booked through Travelocity. Missed the cancellation time by an hour but the front desk said that was fine. It was cancelled by Travelocity but that day we were supposed to check in the hotel charged us. We called & spoke to management explaining our situation but they refused to...

Thank libra72
Big pine key
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Check in was at 2pm our room wasn't read Til almost 5pm considering there was absolutely no one there that is 100% ridiculous. Then when we got in the room the bathroom smelled like pee, our sheets & pillow cases had all kinds of stains. They say pet friendly but they charge you 50 dollars after you've already checked in...

1Thank Holly19871
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The customer service at the front desk is nonexistent. The front desk clerk barely speak English. He has no hospitality. I asked him for something and he wanted to get all this other information from me.At the end, he said he cannot help me with what I wanted. He would not get the supervisor on the phone or from the...

1Thank Bob M
Rockmart, Georgia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Destin is such a beautiful and amazing place to be, BUT when you stay at a hotel like this? it gives it such a bad name! me and my boyfriend stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. they overcharged us AND we had to beg for towels and they wouldnt even give us new bed sheets and to top it...

2Thank kcallahan2015
Enterprise, Alabama
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The customer service is someone cursing you out when you want to ask a question about why the room is so nasty, I would not take a stray dog living on the street and let them stay in 1 of these rooms. Do not leave anything in your vehicle it will not be there in the morning. Even for the...

1Thank Toni G

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: 207 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6616
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Price Range: $94 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 44
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Expedia so you can book your Dolphin Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Dolphin Inn Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Walton Beach

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dolphin Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?