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The Panama City Area

Our hotel has recently been recognized as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner. We consistently receive rave reviews from past guests who have enjoyed our clean, well-maintained, and 100% non-smoking hotel. We are also a “Certified Green Hotel”, upholding the standard of Florida Green Lodging. We are just a mile from the beautiful, sugar-white beaches for which our city is so famous. As a bustling hotspot for tourist travel, business trips, and family vacations, we accommodate visitors traveling to the area for any reason. Relax and unwind in one of our spacious guest rooms or sophisticated luxury suites. We have a host of modern amenities and features to make this trip by the seaside a memorable one. 

Located along Route 98 in northwest Florida, our city sits on the beautiful St. Andrew’s Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Find diverse and unique dining options, an enriched art and entertainment scene, and plenty of water sports and outdoor recreation. The warm weather gives this area the feel of a tropical paradise, perfect for a getaway vacation escaping the winter blues. Guests can check out performing arts at the Marina Civic Center, or head to the historic Martin Theatre hosting plays and attractions. Art lovers will appreciate the Visual Arts Center, which has annual exhibits by Florida artists and an interactive children’s gallery. From a fun family vacation at the beach to a hub for corporate destinations, this city sees a steady stream of traffic throughout the year. 

Hotel Services and Amenities

New Samsung flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming and an easy-access Plug-and-Play feature make it simple to connect electronics. We also offer free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and in each guest room. Each morning, you can enjoy waffles, hot and cold cereals, breads and muffins, fresh fruit, and all-you-can-drink coffee and juice at our free Bright Side Breakfast®. Then venture out less than a mile to reach Panama City Beach, or hit up our sparkling outdoor swimming pool and resort-style spa. We have a fitness center for a great workout, a business center for the corporate guests, and meeting facilities for you to host your next event. Our pet-friendly hotel also has a Bright Side® Market, so you can grab treats to take with you as you explore the many nearby shopping, entertainment and sports destinations. 

Local Attractions

Enjoy a slice of paradise and some fun in the sun in this beach town, just a mile from our hotel. We are also conveniently close to St. Andrews State Park, Gulf World Marine Park, Frank Brown Park, Aquatic Adventures, and Betsy Ann Riverboat Tours. Take advantage of these fun things to do with kids, or learn some fascinating new facts at the Museum of Man in the Sea, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, Zoo World, and Junior Museum. Reserve your stay for school events such as graduations at nearby Florida State University–Panama City Campus, Gulf Coast Community College, and Troy State University at Tyndall Air Force Base. The Marina Civic Center is also about 10 miles away for an evening of great entertainment. In addition to the long list of superb shopping malls and great restaurants, enjoy the many nearby golf courses, Cobra Adventure Park, Five’s Arcade, or fishing at Pirates Cove Marina.