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Driftwood Inn

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St. Louis Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a review of the hotel rooms not the cottages. We were traveling with our 19 year old daughter so we needed 2 beds and were told the cottages wouldn't work. Here are the good things about this hotel: 1. Location-the walk to the beach is super short. 2. Beautiful grounds- there are a ton of places to sit...

Thank julesmom97
Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms are simple, with small kitchenette. Great staff. We enjoyed the simplicity and beauty of this Inn. If you want peacefulness and relaxation, this is a great place. There is No pool or Jacuzzi, but, who wants that? The Gulf of Mexico is steps away, and the water is refreshing and warm this time of year.

Thank Mary R
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Driftwood after a failed tenting trip at Indian Pass Campground (think bugs and rain). We had our dog with us and they were the only pet friendly hotel in the area with availability. If I'm not mistaken Driftwood has comparable prices to the El Governor and it's certainly a lot nicer in that the rooms have...

Thank beachg0er07
Washington, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stumbled across the Driftwood Inn 18 years ago. We were headed to Destin for a weekend stay and the red tin roof of the Driftwood caught our eye. We decided to stop and check it out. We're so glad we did. We feel in love with the place instantly. We were looking for a quite, relaxing...

Thank kellyharris61
South Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit to The Driftwood in Mexico Beach, FL was delightful! If you want a great relaxing beach experience in a unique setting, this could be exactly what you're looking for. The beautiful beach is literally steps from your room. The grounds are so interesting with beautiful palms and well tended gardens. There are numerous places to sit on the...

Thank wvteacher12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed, I was hoping for so much more. The location is fabulous. Right on the beautiful white sand Mexico beach. Idyllic setting but so disappointing inside. Room 2 ground floor is clean but so very tired and musty. The mattress is ancient, creaky and very uncomfortable. The bathroom is also clean but very tiny. No tub little claustrophobic and old...

Thank Autumn K
Prairieville, Louisiana
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to unwind and relax. We stayed in the cottages and had a wonderful view of the beach along with the landscaping and the 24 purple Martin houses that were swarming with activity. If you are looking for a place to relax, this is it. Mexico Beach is not touristy and commercialized as it is separated from Panama...

Thank tigerjim2016
Dana Point, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I'm leaving a rating of 2 because it is truly a lovely charming quaint inn but unfortunately housekeeping stole an expensive outfit that I mistakenly left in the closet. We were taking a road trip through Florida and stayed 1 night at Driftwood Inn with my family. We fell in love with the location and the setting and quickly agreed...

Thank Kerry Q
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Presented as an inn containing antiques,it was anything but. Our room consisted of a king size bed,and bed frame was 1 foot longer than The mattress was 1 king size atop two singles. The fridge had been cut in the icebox plus the been hand painted. The whole room was old and tired,TV fron 1980s 13inch really model. The air-conditioning...

3Thank patrick s
Quincy, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed at the Driftwood Inn the room was very clean and cute, the people were very friendly, however the mattress in room 1 was horrible, it sounded like we were sleeping on bubble wrap.. it was very uncomfortable and the pillows were flat. The bathroom was so small you couldn't even open the door without hitting the toilet. You...

Thank rexandrenea

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Driftwood Inn

Address: 2105 Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL 32456-7171
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Mexico Beach
Price Range: $127 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Mexico Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms in one of the cottages are more private and have the best views”
kellyharris61, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“If you like a garden stay here,but you have to sleep in poor rooms”
patricks69, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check out beds before staying”
rexandrenea, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in 21, only 4 steps up to cottage, easy and I use cane to walk.”
LauriG447, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay at the driftwood inn”
48Travel51, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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