The Island by Hotel Rl

1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy., Fort Walton, FL 32548 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.5 Star Beach Hotel in Okaloosa County
30.39566-86.58905
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3.5/5

Based on 2711 guest reviews

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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • The Avg. Group Saves 11.0%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 335 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 6 floors in property
  • 18 suites in property
  • Check in: 4:00PM
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Group booking rating of 7.5/10
  • 7 meeting rooms in property

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Beach View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pool View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Double
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Pool View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 1 King Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 1 King Suite Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 2 Queen Beds Suite Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front 2 Queen Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front King
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGulf Front King Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite King Size Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool Deck 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool View 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool View 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool View Double
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool View King
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPool View King AC Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPoolside Suite 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPrivate Pool Deck 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Pool Side Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Queen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Queen Single
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 2 Queen Beds Beach View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 2 Queen Beds Pool View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 2 Queen Beds Poolside
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with 2 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with 2 Queen Bed Pool View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with 2 Queen Bed Poolside
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with King Bed Beach View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with King Bed Pool View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard 2 Double Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
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Check RatesStandard 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Beach View 1 King and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite King Size Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite Multiple Beds Beach View 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite Multiple Beds Poolside 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Gulf Front 1 King Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Gulf Front 1 King Suite Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Gulf Front 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Gulf Front 2 Queen Beds Suite Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Pool View 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Pool View King AC Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Poolside Suite 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Sofa Sleeper Balcony HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Private Pool Deck 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Standard 2 Double Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesWin Standard 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator Safe Hairdryer Iron Board HDTV, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Boardwalk Entertainment Complex, Gulfarium Marine Park, Wild Willy''s Adventure Park, Big Kahunas Water Park, Fishing Pier

Verified Reviews of The Island by Hotel Rl

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very good experience."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Hotel staff was very friendly and attentive.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jun 26 to Mon Jul 01 2019 at a $207.44 average nightly rate.
"Good Stay"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
good stay, still needs some work.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-May-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri May 03 to Sun May 05 2019 at a $153.67 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of The Island by Hotel Rl

3.5 out of 5. Based on 2708 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Welcome to The Island, by Hotel RL, an iconic beachfront resort perfectly situated on the island of Okaloosa off the panhandle of Florida. A landmark to endless fun in the sun on the sandy beach, The Island features direct access to white sands, variety of restaurants and bars, pools, tropical gardens and vast event space. Our coastal atmosphere delivers moment to moment fun for road-tripping families or epic social getaways. All here at The Island, by Hotel RL.Near Emerald Coast Convention Center, Okaloosa Fishing Pier, the Gulfarium, and seconds from the Gulf of Mexico shoreline, we are the perfect destination for business or pleasure. With 14,000 square feet of event space, The Island is the perfect beachfront venue for scenic destination weddings and gives a laid back feel to work conferences.

Green Sustainability

Yes

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 4:00PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2007
Floors: 6
Rooms: 335
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 305
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 18
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 7 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 15035 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 12pm - 11pm
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Heated Outdoor Pool, Grotto waterfall pool with swim-up bar
Ownership: Sharon Wagner
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48hr cancellation
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 100.00 Per Function (3 Hour Minimum)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Child facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Okaloosa Regional Airport is about 30 minutes for the hotel. $28.00 one way to airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Nineteen 66 Grille & Tap House Restaurant and Lounge,

Parking Info

Free Parking

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary

About Hotel RL

  • Part of the Red Lion Hotels Corporation since 2014, this upscale hotel brand appeals to millennial guests looking for a unique and different way to travel with 7 locations primarily in urban cities nationwide including Baltimore, Brooklyn, Salt Lake City, Spokane, Omaha, Olympia and Washington, D.C.
  • Hotel RL’s ultra-modern design features local art displays, mobile check-in, bike rentals and an open lobby to social, work, or study with free Wi-Fi and board games.
  • Other fun amenities at every property includes a stage with weekly live performances from local musicians, poets, artists, authors, and community leaders as well as trained coffee baristas serving premium, award-winning drinks.
  • Each modernly designed guestroom offers plush bedding, flat screen TV’s and Cascadia Soapery bath toiletries, free water bottles, and an alarm clock with USB charging ports.
  • Become a Hello Rewards Member at no cost and get plenty of Hotel RL perks including earning a free night for every 7 stays, low exclusive rates for a future stay, express check-in/check-out, and room upgrades.

The Hotel RL highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Ramada Plaza Beach Resort

Group vs. Individual Rates at The Island by Hotel Rl

Rate fluctuations of The Island by Hotel Rl

The graph above is trends of room rates for both group/meeting rates and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 11.8% in the month of December 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $280 in the month of July 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Island by Hotel Rl in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Island by Hotel Rl

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Island by Hotel Rl.

Feel free to use the The Island by Hotel Rl meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Fort Walton event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Empire Ballroom 50 x 100 x 10 4845300/----225------34/--450300--
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Empire Ballroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
4845 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 100 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Forum 50 x 50 x 10 2932175/----100------26/--250200--
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Forum

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2932 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 50 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Ambassador 58 x 58 x 13 3480200/----125------35/--300250--
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Ambassador

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
3480 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
58 x 58 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Senator Room 41 x 19 x 10 77940/----30------8/--4540--
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Senator Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
779 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
41 x 19 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Ambassador Foyer 81 x 11 x 13 891--/------------15/--------
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Ambassador Foyer

Room Type:
Foyer
Total Size:
891 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
81 x 11 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Forum Lobby 17 x 25 x 10 1054--/------------6/--------
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Forum Lobby

Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
1054 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 25 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Oasis Room 45 x 20 x 10 105440/----30------8/--4540--
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Oasis Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1054 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
45 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
2
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

Testimonials:

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"It was very easy,simple, & quick, on such a short notice. I am really Happy with my experience with you & we will be using you again. Thank You." D.D. - Indianapolis, IN

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