We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach

Visit hotel website
Traveler (1104)
Room & Suite (375)
Video (1)
Certificate of Excellence

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Certificate of Excellence
The Holiday Inn Resort on Pensacola Beach, Florida, will make you feel happy from the moment you set your flip-flopped foot inside our door. We’re here for you, offering the amenities you need to plan the perfect vacation – or host the best business meeting. From your private balcony or the terrace of our ample 10,000 square foot event space, take in dazzling views of the sparkling waters and shimmering sands of Pensacola Beach – recently named No. 5 of all U.S. beaches by TripAdvisor. Its natural beauty is offset by our bright, modern lobby and stylish, comfortable guest rooms – including colorful Kids’ Suites designed with your family in mind. We’re all about fun here at the Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach hotel, and you’ll feel it from the front desk to the pool deck. Our pool is the best on the beach, with cascading waterfalls and a 250-foot seasonally heated Lazy River. There’s no reason to leave the resort, with Riptides Sports Grill and Beachfront Tiki Bar serving up delicious dining and crafty cocktails seven days a week. If you do decide to get out, we’re within walking distance of the beach’s best restaurants, nightlife and activities including charter fishing, paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking and biking. We’re also a quick drive to regional attractions such as the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Pickens, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Historic Downtown Pensacola, Pensacola Lighthouse, Blue Wahoos Baseball Stadium, Veterans Memorial Park and the Saenger Theatre. No matter what you like to do, we can point you in the right direction. When you start your day with a smile on your face, there’s no telling where it might take you.
Read more
Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Family Resort
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Special Offer:Save More on Your Rate
Hotel deals

Location

Full view
86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
1,804Reviews
1,640Photos
67Q+A
100Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 1,182
  • 410
  • 141
  • 42
  • 29
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Our little family (my wife and our then 1.5 year old daughter and I) had a nice stay at the Holiday Inn Resort on Pensacola Beach last spring. The staff was great, the rooms were nice and the outdoor recreation opportunities were top notch.
Read more
+1
Great Resort! Family friendly, lazy river on the property was great! Restaurant on site was a little pricey but good food. All staff was very friendly and nice. The only bad thing to report was the rooms could have been a little cleaner.
Read more
Maid left her cellphone connected to our charger. Then sent a male worker to get it he tried to walk in unannounced while we were undressed. This started unexceptionable maid service when we complained. Desk staff gave us a discount but not near enough for what we put up with.
Read more
We stayed for one night at the beginning of Spring Break. It was sold out but we still felt like it was not cramped or crowded. The hotel has a large parking lot right off the main drag and is situated right on the beach. There is a heated indoor pool and a crazy big outdoor
Read more
This was our first trip to the Gulf Coast. Holiday Inn resort was perfect! Anna at the front desk was so helpful with tons of great local recommendations. And she helped us find our daughter’s flip flops. Pools and beach are lovely. Ron Wilson runs a great group down at the
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravelerRoom & SuitePool & BeachDining Family and Play AreasBusiness Center & Event Rooms
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Suite
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Guest room
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Suite
Photo provided by managementHoliday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Guest room
PreviousNext
12345675
Hi Cbbraden. Our hotel is non-smoking. Beach chairs and umbrellas are rented through Lazy Days Beach rentals. If you go to our website you can find their website linked to reserve your chairs and they are $30/day per set. You are also allowed to bring food and drinks to the beach just make sure no glass. We can't wait to see you relaxing in the sand! -Heather
1 vote
Show all answers
Not in the lobby but there is a restaurant in the lobby and they will gladly heat something up in the microwave for you if you wish. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any further questions. Best, Jill
0 votes
Show all answers
Is there a hotel shuttle to the airport?
Sorry but have no idea. We are close enough that we drive.
0 votes
Show all answers
Will the Lazy River be open until Nov 1st?
We were there in December 2017 and it was open. So I believe it should be opened unless you see a rough weather that day, (which is very unlikely).
0 votes
Show all answers
Hello there. I just double check. It specifically says that it is kid-friendly; however, pet-friendly is crossed out, meaning they do not accept pets.
0 votes
Show all answers
PreviousNext
12345614
"Sea view is the best"
"You will pay extra but they offer rooms with balconies that over look the pool and beach..But these can be a little noisier at evening time."
"We had a room with a balcony and on the 5th floor 521, it was quiet and easy to get to."
"all rooms have great views.. higher floor is better"
"Great value and service"
PreviousNext
12345620
PRICE RANGE
US$177 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn resort pensacola beach gulf front hotel pensacola beachbeachside resort pensacolabeachside hotel pensacola
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaFlorida PanhandlePensacola Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
206
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing