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Stunning View-Directly On Beach-Many Guest Reviews!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This unit was remodeled and completely repainted in Nov 2016. Frequently watch the dolphins play with your morning coffee or favorite beverage, from your private balcony in #1307 on the penthouse level 1. Or, just enjoy beautiful breath taking views of the fall and winter sunrise/sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. Royal Palms is somewhat secluded, adjacent to Gulf State Park, an undeveloped three mile beach. Yet it is still conveniently located in the heart of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach attractions are also within a few miles.

Regardless of weather, there is the heated indoor pool and hot tub, and a steam and dry sauna, as well as a fitness room. There is also an outdoor pool for perfect outdoor weather. The sparkling white beach is within footsteps of the building, which the private balcony overhangs. There is also a bike storage area if you wish to bring along your bicycles.

The unit has spacious extra high ceilings (only available on this P-1 level of the building), Queen size bedroom with a private bathroom, 2nd bathroom in hall, alcove bunk beds (great for kids!), and a Queen size sofa sleeper in the living area. The dining and living area contain a new flat screen TV along with Cable/DVD and a flat screen TV is also located in the bedroom. There is a collection of DVD movies, card and board games, and magazines provided for enjoyment. WiFi Internet service, a washer & dryer, and a fully equipped kitchen to cook your favorite meals when you are not in the mood to visit the nearby restaurants are other features.

It has already created lasting memories for many (see guest comments section). An exciting and/or relaxing vacation getaway!!!

Keywords: beachfront, gulffront, oceanfront, condo

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely condo - we had a great time and the condo was amazing.



Hoping to do it again next year.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Stunning View-Directly On Beach-Many Guest Reviews!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 61 reviews
5

Million Dollar View!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time in the condo! The unit had been recently painted and upgraded. It was clean , quiet, and comfortable with all of the amenities expected in a beachfront condo. The view from the balcony is stunning! Looking forward to enjoying it again in the future! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Condo Needs Updating & Good Cleaning

  • 3 of 5

This condo needs to be updated & professionally cleaned. Our feet were black on the bottoms from walking on the tile floors. All the bathroom fixtures are dated. Sorry but need to be honest

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - We've never received a 3 star rating! I wish you had informed me of your dissatisfaction with the floor upon your arrival rather than so long after your departure. It would have immediately been rectified by my cleaning service. Cleaning has to be at very high standards for me and my service is well aware of that. All of the bathroom fixtures work properly; granted they are not brand new and not advertised to be. They work just fine and there is nothing wrong with the appearance? I'm sorry you were not happy with them. Unfortunately, it just goes to show the old saying must be accurate "You just can't please everyone no matter how hard you try!" We have many very happy guests as can be read below in the other reviews. Thanks anyway for your comments. We still try to "step it up a notch"! We have just redecorated and repainted the entire condo which was occurring regardless as this is not only a rental condo but our own personal condo.
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Stunning view--directly on beach

  • 4 of 5

The view really is stunning and it couldn't be closer to the beach as well as convienient to groceries, restaurants and shopping.

I'd love to give our stay five stars but the devil is in the details and five stars should be perfect. We got off to a bad start due to A/C issues but the owner was very responsive and we were cooling off fairly quickly. It was an inconvenience but not really that big a deal.

Here's why four stars and not five: light bulbs and TVs. There is only one lamp in the living room and the bulb was burned out. One of the bedside lamps didn't have a bulb in it at all. And there were no replacements anywhere. There is a light in the ceiling fan but a bright glare from an overhead light is no substitute for a lamp when it comes to TV viewing and reading. The TVs are old and should be replaced. We didn't use the one in the bedroom. The living room TV had a bad picture and the speakers were shot. We had to turn the volume up really high in order to hear it but that caused a distortion in the sound.

This unit is showing its age and could do with a little sprucing up. Maybe a little paint and some air fresheners?

I'd love to return to this complex because of the magnificent location but maybe not this particular unit. Details details details! Four stars out of five is pretty good though. And I would probably recommend to my friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We will certainly take them into consideration. We strive to maintain our unit not only for the satisfaction of our rental guests, but also for our own as this is our personal condo. Unfortunately A/C's and other appliances have issues from time to time whether on vacation or in your own home. They are never convenient! This matter was promptly dealt with as well as light bulbs were delivered when we were notified that the stock has been depleted. That has been addressed with my cleaning company as they are supposed to ensure that doesn't happen. As far as the TV, we were unaware it was not working properly as no one else has complained or commented on it. It has however, now been replaced. The condo actually just received new paint throughout in November 2016 after your departure which was occurring regardless. We have many wonderful guest reviews as our future potential guests can continue to read below. We are sorry for any inconveniences during your stay.
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Great _Place with Good Views

  • 4 of 5

This is great place for a couple looking to relax. It is exactly as advertised and it is in a great location!

Tom

Dallas

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views from the balcony!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Gulf Shores & the condo was perfect! It was clean & comfortable & adorably decorated. Great view of the beach & the gulf.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Hangout or Pink Pony - can walk from condo
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Mobile Bay - Ft. Morgan to Ft. Gaines
Nearest Restaurant
SeaNSuds-right on beach-walk from condo-<1/2 mile
Nearest Beach
You are on the Beach!!

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$660
$1,400
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,110
 
 
Spring
Apr 17 2017 - May 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$900
 
 
HangOut Music Fest
May 18 2017 - May 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Pre Summer 2017
May 22 2017 - May 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,170
 
 
Summer 2017: Sat-Sat
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
Fall
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Early Winter
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$660
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Parking $20 or $50/each $20 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change without notice prior to execution of a rental contract. Holidays and Events (Hang Out Music Festival, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Shrimp Festival, etc.) may have additional parking fees and rental rates.

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Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 13
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private Master Bath, adjacent to bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath in hallway
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed with private adjoining bath
    Bunk Area - 2 bunk bed , Bunk beds in alcove in hallway-perfect for kids!
    Queen sofa/ pull out sleeper in living room - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Queen Size Sofa/Pull Out Sleeper (1), Bunk Beds (2) Alcove bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Complex includes: heated pool, outdoor pool, hot tub, steam sauna, dry sauna, outdoor bike storage and fitness room. The unit includes a variety of board and card games; DVD movies, magazines.

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