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“Perfect Bayside Bungalow”
970 West Lagoon Ave
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970 West Lagoon Ave
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16 reviews
970 West Lagoon Ave
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Pier on the Lagoon
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Very good - based on 16 reviews
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Ariel K
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect Bayside Bungalow”
Reviewed 9 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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This location was great. Having a personal dock and being on the lake was amazing. The walk to the beach does require you to walk about 0.5 miles and across a "major" highway, but the beach is still so very close! Driving is always an option too! Having space under the house for grilling and hanging out in the evenings is very nice. Being Pet Friendly makes this house our new favorite. This house is by no means a luxury location, but it's the perfect beach camp for the average group of friends looking to get away for the weekend!

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Liked best: Access to the beach and the bay
Liked least: Cooking Utensils/pots
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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cthulhu13...
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice views, poor upkeep.”
Reviewed 24 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
2
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The view from the back porch is very nice, and the lagoon is a lot of fun for swimming, a bit of fishing, and general relaxation. Getting to the beach can be a bit of a chore, requiring crossing a busy road, and either walking a good distance down the same busy road with no sidewalk areas, or cutting through a private beach access. There is a far nicer public beach a little bit down the road towards the pier that is a short drive, and has ample free parking though.

There is nothing really wrong with the "old school" feel of the place, it is actually quite charming. The issue is that there are a lot of smaller items that would be quite easy to fix, but just have not been. Cracked pieces of linoleum coming off a bathroom floor exposing water damaged wood, towel rails hanging tenuously, closet and entry sliding doors popping off track, drawers that require a wrestling match to close, and other such things. There were more than a few occasions when I wished I had brought a toolbox.

It would not take a lot of time or money to address these sorts of things. That they had not been addressed was a disappointment, they did not pop up overnight. If the property had been maintained, we would have already booked the place for next year. As it is, we will look for a different rental nearby.

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Liked best: Right on the lagoon, little dock very nice.
Liked least: Poor maintenance, lack of care.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Reviewed 12 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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person found this review helpful

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
8 Nov 2014
Thank you for your response! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you return again soon.
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Boynton Beach, Florida, USA
Reviewed 17 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: Location!
Liked least: wish it has a little gas grill.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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