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Downtown Pensacola is a wonderful place. There is always something going on and smelling the fresh... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jeanne D
Geneva, Alabama
Short & Sweet !

Downtown Pensacola is '' Short & Sweet '' ! It's a mini version of Bourbon Street in New Orleans... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Downtown Pensacola is a wonderful place. There is always something going on and smelling the fresh sea air from the Gulf of Mexico while you are walking around is the best. There a number of good restaurants and such a wide variety. The Seanger Theater...More

Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown Pensacola is '' Short & Sweet '' ! It's a mini version of Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Very cozy restaurants, from high end to middle range. Lots of small boutiques of all sorts. You got to go see the Historic Pensacola and the...More

Thank MARC L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply beautiful and historic little town! The architecture is amazing and everything is picturesque, like something out of a movie set. We were there on a Sunday, so it was pretty quiet and we had ample opportunity to explore without a big crowd. This is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely, historic downtown area that is on the water. The historic area has restaurants and marinas and private homes. Sort of reminds my of Key West. Very walkable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drive around the city to find them, there are around 70. You need to walk and look on store fronts to find some of them. I the Pelicans on one square honor each of the branches of our Miiltary. It doesn't matter which group you...More

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Finally Downtown P'cola has come of age. Having been a resident sense 1970 and witnessing several attempts to revive the area it has happened. There are many good eateries running the gambit from outdoor casual to fine dinning. The Bar selection also is very diverse,...More

5  Thank Dahary1
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The downtown area hosts a great variety of bars and restaurants and some art galleries and museums. There is also a play to overlook the water. My host said it was growing and new businesses are being added all the time. Outdoor markets and festivals...More

Thank eliz375
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Centered around Palafox Street downtown Pensacola is a model for urban renewal. Charming ole world Spanish architecture with many of the original buildings restored and still in use today. Lots of unique restaurants, businesses and art galleys to visit. Good selection of specialty bars, sports...More

Thank FloridaTime850
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Near the Historic Downtown (America’s oldest city) , Palafox Street is the heart of the city and well worth a Segway tour or stroll past outdoor cafés, shops & quality eateries. Home of the minor leagues Blue Wahoos baseball team (Cincinnati Reds farm team), their...More

Thank gb7ihla
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had the best steak dinner at Jackson's, what a nice evening! The have several great spots for having a drink too!

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Monique S
24 April 2018|
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Response from cdhcch | Reviewed this property |
In the downtown, it is a safe area. The same precautions should be taken as any other City.
Monique S
21 April 2018|
Response from 1991KEB | Reviewed this property |
There are a few hotel, one right on Palifax and a few a couple of blocks away.
Monique S
21 April 2018|
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Response from Dahary1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they practice when in town on Wednesday afternoon. Also the "Home Coming Show" is in October. May people go onto the Naval Air Station for this event as the center of action is at Sherman Field on board NAS.