First, B100 is by far the BEST location at Waterscape. Enter/exit from every room onto the patio and get to the beach or pool easier than anyone else. Just far enough away from all of the pool noise No elevators to deal with, close to parking, very close to many of the grills on the pool deck and the breeze off of the ocean keeps the patio extremely comfortable all day. Overall experience and location cannot be beat!
However, for the price we paid for prime season for this condo, the interior and amenities were disappointing. Paid luxury condo price for cheap hotel accommodations. Beds were mediocre at best. Bedding was old and rough on every bed. Clearly no attempt has been made to decorate this condo or give it a feeling of home like many of the others at Waterscape. Impression is that this is not a condo the owner ever uses personally...it's purely a rental unit. Kitchen is stocked with just enough to be functional. This is managed by ResortQuest...which has a single advantage of including beach chair rental every day. Outside of that, they will only supply a single role of toilet paper per toilet, 2 rolls of paper towels and a couple of garbage bags 'to get you started' as they say. Also, only enough laundry and dish soap for one use. So when you stay for a week or more, plan on buying everything you need as they essentially supply nothing. The walls were stark and white, except for all of the scuff marks that were everywhere. This unit is in desperate need of paint.
They should add a few rugs or floor towels to put bedside for all beds, as the amazing sand from the beach is tough to keep off of the tile floors and is easily tracked into the beds at night. We had to keep towels bedside to wipe your feet off before getting in bed. The vacuum they have just throws the sand around vs. picking it up. No broom was supplied. This furniture was functional but dated and a bit dirty looking. Overall, in desperate need of an update at the most basic levels.
Waterscape is great if you have kids. Pool and lazy river is wonderful...but keep in mind they have a very strictly enforced rule that you cannot have a beverage within 4 feet of the pools edge. Compare to similar resorts with swim up bars, etc....seems a little ridiculous. And don't get caught without your wristband on the pool area!
Also, the bar/grill in the pool area....be aware that they don't have a full liquor license...so those daiquiris, etc. are made with rice wine...yet they somehow charge you very real cocktail prices.
We did have a great time and overall Waterscape is the best place to stay with kids on Ft. Walton Beach. However, for one of the most premium units in the complex, major attention is needed before this can be rated any higher.
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