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Great For  Families
350 Angela Lane, Mary Esther, FL
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4.35 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Best Place To Stay

"This is the best place to stay. If you forgot shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, body wash, or make-up remover don't worry they have it. They have coffee, tea, and snacks. All free for your use. It is extremely quiet at night...not even a dog barking. It is close to restaurants, shopping, ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2020

Great For Families
Luxury Home Minutes From Beach
570 Radiant Cir, Mary Esther, FL
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0.95 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Family Christmas Vacation

"Excellent property nestled away yet close to lots of activities. Property manager Leo was very accessible and kind. Would definitely visit again. Could use a few more dish towels and cloths!!!!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Luxury Home Minutes From Beach
Intracoastal Bay Villa with 500 ft of waterfront!! Sleeps 14
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0.03 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Great long weekend on the water

"6 friends met up for what was supposed to be a former co-worker's retirement in the area. Unfortunately due to COVID we had to move dates a couple of times and just made it a guy's weekend. The house was great--clean, roomy, and a beautiful spot on the water at the end of the road. We enjoyed the ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Intracoastal Bay Villa with 500 ft of waterfront!! Sleeps 14
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Cozy 3 Bed Pet Friendly Home 7 Miles from Navarre Beach
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1.73 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
The house was cozy and had what we needed. The host was available with timely responses.

"My wife and children and grandchildren stayed at the house. It had the basics and due to COVID19 we had to purchase things everything we needed for cooking just as spices which was perfectly fine. The only thing that could have been better was the lawn and backyard could have been better maintained. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

Cozy 3 Bed Pet Friendly Home 7 Miles from Navarre Beach
Quiet condo on the Santa Rosa Sound
209 W Miracle Strip Pkwy, #A201, Mary Esther, FL
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4.05 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Weekend getaway

"Perfect little apartment for our weekend getaway. It was well stocked with toiletries and bedding. The master bed was very comfortable and the pillows were perfect. We arrived late (11pm) and had some issues getting in.....I was trying the code on the key box instead of directly on the deadbolt....DOH! ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2021

Quiet condo on the Santa Rosa Sound
Bright Modern Condo w Gorgeous Water Views
214 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Mary Esther, FL
The price is £144 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
3.96 mi from city centre
1/5 (1 review)
Dirty!

"This place was not at all what we expected from the photos. Every thing was so dirty it seemed all the did was make up the bed. Stains on sheets stains on curtians sliding glass door covered in god knows what. There was layers of dust on everything u could smell it in the air."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

Bright Modern Condo w Gorgeous Water Views
Best Western Sugar Sands Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
4415 Commons Dr E, Destin, FL
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The price is £59 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
18.18 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Location was close to shopping and dining. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

Best Western Sugar Sands Inn & Suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Destin
2.5 out of 5
19001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL
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The price is £58 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan
17.26 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (930 reviews)

"Very nice stay. Very friendly evening desk staff. Will consider staying again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2021

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Destin
Candlewood Suites Destin-Sandestin
2.5 out of 5
11396 US Highway 98 W, Miramar Beach, FL
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The price is £59 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
22.19 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (582 reviews)

"Neat set up with kitchenette. Very clean. Diwn side there was no water available."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2020

Candlewood Suites Destin-Sandestin
Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is £67 per night from 21 Feb to 22 Feb
7.19 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,394 reviews)

"I liked the Oceanfront room with balcony and kitchen. Need some little cosmetic changes/improvements."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
2.5 out of 5
3 Southwest Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is £59 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
7.21 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (791 reviews)

"We appreciated that the hotel allowed us to bring our dog."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach
Emerald Escape Too 30 day Winter Rates Available
209 w miracle strip parkway, C-308, Mary Esther, FL
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4.05 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Visiting our new grandchild

"Overall, great place to stay. Very clean and quiet. Loved it. Also found a unique experience with a little food-truck village in downtown Fort Walton. It's in an old car wash at the corner of Miracle Strip and Florida Place."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2021

Emerald Escape Too 30 day Winter Rates Available
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
4 out of 5
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Miramar Beach, Miramar Beach, FL
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The price is £202 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
24.19 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (2,382 reviews)

"It was very walkable. The beach was spectacular! Osprey Point was beautiful. We watched the New Year's Eve fireworks from our balcony."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2021

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Emerald Escape ! ! !
209 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Mary Esther, FL
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4.05 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Cedars condo

"Clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2020

Emerald Escape ! ! !
Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
2.5 out of 5
380 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
7.81 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Nice looking hotel, nice location, room was clean and all there. Used the laundry which was on our floor, very convenient. Ocean view was nice, pool was clean but cool so didn’t swim. COVID made breakfast a pain but we were served and the lady did great."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2021

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther
2.5 out of 5
480 E. Miracle Strip Pkwy, Mary Esther, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
4.85 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (440 reviews)
Ok

"This was an ok place To stay for a night."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther
The Island by Hotel RL
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is £81 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
8.74 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,798 reviews)

"Beautiful place and even better customer service! Alexis at the front desk was extremely helpful, anything from getting us some pool towels to recommending things to do and places to eat. We had a oceanfront and the view was gorgeous! I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2021

The Island by Hotel RL
Wingate by Wyndham - Destin FL
2.5 out of 5
117 Palms St, Destin, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
15.5 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Breakfast was great! All staff were super friendly! Will definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Wingate by Wyndham - Destin FL
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Navarre Beach
2.5 out of 5
8375 Gulf Blvd, Navarre, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £120 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
8.47 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (763 reviews)

"The location on the beach was perfect, the views from the ocean-front balconies were fabulous from the glorious sunrise to breathtaking sunset, the pool was beautiful, the patio deck was perfect for afternoon drinks, and the restaurant food was very good. In addition, the 2-queen suite with beds ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Navarre Beach
Holiday Inn Express Destin E - Commons Mall area
3.5 out of 5
108 Hutchinson St, Destin, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb
18.47 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (703 reviews)

"Property very clean ! Great staff hot breakfast! Eating area very clean and the staff serve you."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2021

Holiday Inn Express Destin E - Commons Mall area
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Visiting Mary Esther

Visitors to Mary Esther are sure to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its shopping. Top sights around the area include Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Destin Harbor Boardwalk and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park.

  • You'll find 5559 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Fort Walton Beach - Destin
  • The closest major airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Mary Esther

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Oak Tree Nature Park. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Santa Rosa Mall is a favourite for retail therapy. Additionally, in the area you'll find Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 10 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Mary Esther. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre, and Southern Raceway, which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

Dressing for Mary Esther

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 22°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 32°C, whilst the average at night is 14°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 32°C with night-time averages of 20°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 28°C and night-time averages of 7°C
  • Mary Esther gets about 1584 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 32°C, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 8°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Mary Esther?
Hampton Inn & Suites Mary Esther-Fort Walton Beach, FL is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay based on reviews is Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Mary Esther, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Mary Esther.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Mary Esther?
Based on reviews, Hampton Inn & Suites Mary Esther-Fort Walton Beach, FL is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your budget-friendly stay is Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Mary Esther?
Hampton Inn & Suites Mary Esther-Fort Walton Beach, FL is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther is another choice for your family trip. Also, attractions in the area such as Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Mary Esther?
Hampton Inn & Suites Mary Esther-Fort Walton Beach, FL is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi, and it’s located close to Okaloosa Island Beach . Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther is another good option for your stay near the beach.
What are some hotels with pools in Mary Esther?
Hampton Inn & Suites Mary Esther-Fort Walton Beach, FL is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. Baymont by Wyndham Fort Walton Beach Mary Esther is another choice that offers an on-site pool.

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