Best Western on the Beach

337 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Property
30.249110-87.683975
+1-800-760-7718
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4.0/5

Based on 1455 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Hotel has 101 rooms
  • 6 floors in property
  • Check in time: 03:00
  • Check out time: 11:00
  • Group booking rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 Cama De Matrimonio Extragrande
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Limited View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Limited View Microvw Refridgerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Limited View Microvw Refridgerator Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Limited View Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Limited View Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Microwave Street View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Partial View Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Street View Studio
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Street View Studio Kichenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Street View Studio Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Camas De Matrimonio Grandes
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Kitchenette Oceanfront
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Kitchenette Street View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Limited View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Limited View Microvw Refridgerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Limited View Microvw Refridgerator Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Limited View Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Limited View Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Microwave Street View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Ocean Front Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Ocean Front Microwave and Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Oceanfront
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Oceanfront Microfridge
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Oceanfront Microfridge Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Oceanfront Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Partial View Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Refrigerator, Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Refrigerator, Microwave Oceanfront
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Street View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Street View Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Street View Kitchenette Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCity View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Room King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGrand Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGrand Room with View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Studio 1 King Bed Kitchenette Street View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Studio Room with Street View King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Suite with View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStreet View 2 Queen Beds
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Check RatesSuite 2 Camas De Matrimonio Extragrandes
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Street View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Street View Kitchenette
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 King Beds Street View Kitchenette Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite Multiple Beds Kitchenette Street View
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Mobile (60 miles), Pensacola (30 miles), Gulf Adventure Center, (1 miles), Bon Secour Bay National Wildlife (10 miles), Foley (8 miles), Waterville USA Water Park (1 miles), Bellingrath Gardens and Home (40 miles), Baldwin Heritage Museum (15 miles), Riviera Outlet Mall and 12 screen theatre (10 miles), Marine World (30 miles), Pensacola Naval Air Station Museum (35 miles), Directions, Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack (30 miles), Fort Morgan Historical Museum (10 miles), Zooland Animal Park (1 miles)

Verified Reviews of Best Western on the Beach

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Excellent Hotel Experience"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Room service great, location great, everything worked great! Great stay!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Aug-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Aug 14 to Fri Aug 19 2022 at a $299.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Location"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Great location. Easy check in/out.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Aug-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 29 to Sun Jul 31 2022 at a $707.99 average nightly rate.
"Hallway smells musky, wouldn't stay in this dump for free!"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Sucks
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-May-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Mon May 02 to Wed May 04 2022 at a $140.99 average nightly rate.
"Staff was not friendly."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Hotel is very pricey and does not offer free or discounted breakfast for their customers. Paid almost the same amount for a condo for four nights than two nights here. When asked about applying my stay to my Best Western rewards I was told that I could not do that because I prebooked! Room was nice but not worth 299.00 a night!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-May-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sun May 15 to Tue May 17 2022 at a $299.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Place"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Clean, quiet at night, friendly staff.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-May-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 22 to Fri Apr 29 2022 at a $387.99 average nightly rate.
"Horrible"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
The first room that a prepaid for was was nothing less than something out of a horror moving. The walls and door frames had cracks in them. There were roaches running out from under the refrigerator. The refrigerator was plugged into a surge protector that was attached to an extension card at the base of the jetted tub which was clearly a safety hazard. I was moved into a down graded room because there were none available at the rate that I paid. The new room was not clean to standard and I didn't get much sleep that night. The manager offered me a $50 compensation check which I refused. Stay way from that hotel!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 24 to Sat Dec 25 2021 at a $218.99 average nightly rate.
"I Did"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The maid service was excellent.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Oct 05 to Thu Oct 07 2021 at a $175.99 average nightly rate.
"Basic. Staff was overbearing and not helpful."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Great location only. Housekeeping didn't understand English didn't understand need more towels at a beach hotel. Front desk lady very rude and talked down to high paying customers for a two star place.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Sep 06 to Wed Sep 08 2021 at a $159.99 average nightly rate.
"Works in a Emergency."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
This property was not what expected. It's very creepy! The bathroom door was locked upon our arrival. Management came to wrestle with it. Turns out it was just stuck and needed to be ?football tackled.? Also the bathroom was dated and smelled of urine. I travel with my own cleaning supplies so that helped! But if you can, find something else!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
31-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Aug 30 to Tue Aug 31 2021 at a $185.99 average nightly rate.
"Good Stay"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I wish the sand was cleaner leading to the beach.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
30-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Aug 23 to Fri Aug 27 2021 at a $128.99 average nightly rate.
"Room was in poor condition for $500. per night!"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Room was poor, restaurant was BAD. our food was cold and windows were so dirty we could not see clearly.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jul 12 to Fri Jul 16 2021 at a $406.99 average nightly rate.
"Good. Restaurant way over priced Should not have to pay to use lounge chairs by the beach."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
As much as we paid for the room we should not have to rent the lounge chairs at the beach restaurant food was good but Way overpriced.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 28 to Sat Jul 03 2021 at a $431.99 average nightly rate.
"It wasn't like any other Best Western that I stayed."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
They said my breakfast had to be included when I checked in, I thought it was included anyway, then I had to pay an extra 75 dollars for a beach view, the room was expensive enough, I thought all that was included in the price, so I was very dissatisfied.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jun 30 to Thu Jul 01 2021 at a $310.99 average nightly rate.
"Horrible"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Nasty,states newly remodeled no it was not. Pictures are very deceiving. Employee5 was not nice and very over priced. would not ever recommended this place need to be condemned.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Jul-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 10 to Wed Jul 15 2020 at a $479.99 average nightly rate.
"Survey"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Needs complimentary breakfast for price hot tub near pool wasnt warm.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 01 to Thu Jun 04 2020 at a $296.99 average nightly rate.
"Sorry, Disappointed about events."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Was unable to stay due to sickness and death of persons in party to stay. Cancelled within specified time. Hotel charged which we were told we could pay at property but this did not happen. Do far have not received refund as the total amount was taken out. This was not what we were told. We are very disappointed. We told them we would re schedule after the 1st if the year We are cancer survivors get just getting together for a much needed relaxing and fun weekend not expecting the events thst happened. Any and all help/ assistance will be and is greatly appreciated in this matter. We do hope to visit property when everybody gets better. Thank you kindly.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Nov-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 31 to Sun Nov 03 2019 at a $137.86 average nightly rate.
"Clean, comfy, great location!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Room was clean and beds were comfortable! Staff was accommodating and the location made going to the beach and walking to great restaurants and stores easy.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Mar 18 to Wed Mar 20 2019 at a $180.49 average nightly rate.
"Very Nice"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The hotel was great, the staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. We enjoyed the indoor pool in November. The hotel is right on the bea h and near everything.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Nov-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 16 to Sun Nov 18 2018 at a $105.01 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1455 guest reviews

Property Description

Is fun, surf and sun all calling your name? You'll be near beaches, warm rays and exciting attractions when staying at this Gulf Shores, AL hotel.You'll hear the serene sounds of the waves while staying at the BEST WESTERN on the Beach, as we're located right on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico - the surrounding beaches were voted as one of the top three beaches in the world by Southern Living, and also named by NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) as one of only thirteen Super Star Beaches in the nation. In addition Gulf Shores has recently been awarded by Family Fun Magazine as one of the top 10 tourist towns in the U.S., named in the top 10 best beaches for towns and families by Parents Magazine, one of the top 5 "Best Gulf Coast Beaches" by Travel Channel, and an environmental action group rated 200 of the top beach destinations in the U.S. where Gulf Shores and Gulf State Park were among only 13 that received a 5 star rating! During your stay, you can easily enjoy water sports, deep sea fishing and golfing. If you're looking for some retail therapy that won't break the bank, Tanger Outlet Mall is only ten miles away.Make that family trip one to remember - with Waterville USA Water Park, The Hangout, and Zooland Animal Park all within a mile of this Gulf Shores hotel, you'll never be far from adventure and excitement. Gulf State Park, Orange Beach Marina, Lake Shelby, Perdido Bay, Bon Secour Bay & Wildlife Refuge, The Track, Adventure Island, Tanger Outlet Mall, Mobile Bay, and Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack are also nearby. Those looking to discover new things can visit Baldwin Heritage Museum, Pensacola Naval Air Station & Museum, Explorium and Fort Morgan Historical Museum.The relaxation and excitement continues on the property with our two hot tubs, beach access, a kiddie pool, an indoor heated pool, an outdoor beachfront pool and Island Pancake House Restaurant. Get even more value out of your stay with free parking. Enjoy your stay.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 1999
Floors: 6
Rooms: 101
Non Smoking Rooms: 93
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Internet - wireless
  • Office or business center
  • Fax available
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm clock
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

About Best Western International

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  • 18 brands, including: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premier
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premier gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

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FAQs about Best Western on the Beach

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western on the Beach have?

There are 101 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western on the Beach?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Kitchenette Must Show AAA ID At Check in

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western on the Beach?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 1 King Bed Kitchenette

Is there a pool at Best Western on the Beach?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

Testimonials:

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"I truly love the service your company offers and will use it again for future group reservations. I also have recommended it to several of my friends. Keep up the good work!!!" K.D. - Natchitoches, LA

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