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9th Floor: Updated Decor, Cozy, Comfy & Warm. Large Balcony, Overlooking Gulf

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Located in the heart of Gulf Shores, this absolutely amazing, tastefully-decorated condominium is within walking distance to dozens of restaurants and shops. Tanger Outlets and Supercenter Walmart are just minutes away. We stay in this non-smoking condominium often, so you will find it well-taken care of and completely equipped with all the amenities.

The master bedroom has a sliding door facing the beach, so you can enjoy waking up to the sounds of crashing waves. Savor your morning coffee on a roomy, 200-square-foot private balcony. Unit features 9' ceilings and crown molding throughout. Granite countertops in fully-equipped kitchen where original overhead fluorescent lights have been removed and replaced.

If relaxation is what you are looking for, this condo is the perfect place. Located directly on the beach with spectacular views from an extremely large balcony. You will not find a more beautiful beach to relax and catch some sun!

If you are into adventure you will find jet skis, parasailing, sailboats, fishing and more. Island Royale is equipped with an indoor/outdoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and fitness center. Enjoy outdoor grilling at Island Royale's own private picnic area. Family fun is minutes away with water parks, miniature golf and amusement parks all within a few miles.

There is no need to over-pack on this trip as our condo has its own laundry room with washer and dryer. We have equipped this unit to meet our needs, so you will find everything you need to make your stay enjoyable.

This unit is IDEAL for year-round rentals. SNOWBIRDS are welcome! Being from Ontario, Canada, we can appreciate having a great option like Island Royale from November to February!

Our goal is for you to enjoy your stay so much that you will want to make Island Royale #905 your vacation home too!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About The Owner

That's us, enjoying an evening walk on the beach in front of Island Royale. (From right: Sheryl, Brody and Randy) We are very proud to be part of the Gulf Shores family.

We would be honored to have you stay in our recently-decorated condo, so that you may also enjoy a wonderful Gulf Coast experience.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2011

Why The Owner chose Gulf Shores

We have been vacationing in Gulf Shores for 26 years. When an opportunity came up to buy a unit in Island Royale, we were thrilled. The building suits our family perfectly with its location, amenities and nearby attractions.

What makes this condo unique

We love that we can be on the beach or in the pool within a minute. We've travelled to Florida, California and much of North America and we've found that the quality of the sand on Gulf Shores' beaches is the best we have ever experienced.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Brand new (in October, 2012) queen-sized mattress and box spring in guest bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New (in 2011) queen sofa sleeper in living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
'Pier 33' is a terrific general store located directly across the street from Island Royale. There you can get groceries, cold beer, beach toys and souvenirs. A nice feature to have within a one-minute walk from Island Royale!


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9th Floor: Updated Decor, Cozy, Comfy & Warm. Large Balcony, Overlooking Gulf
average rating of 4.605263 based on 38 reviews

Condo falls short of picture & statement that it is renovated. Old appliances & stinky carpet.

  • 1 of 5

Very poor accommodations. Everything is broken down or old and out dated except for the paint. Microwave wasn't working. Carpet is old, wrinkled and just stinks! I've had a headache since getting here and I think it's from all the debris, dirt and mold in the carpet. Carpet made the bottoms of my feet dirty & had to wear shoes all the time. Bathrooms are out dated with mold growing along the caulk. Yuck!! Toilet runs non stop. Tough to sleep at night. Granite countertop is cracked, again, mold around sink. No garbage can in the kitchen. Cushions in the seats of chairs old & broken down. The price paid for this condo did not reflect a remodeled condo. I was happy to pay a high dollar for a remodeled, beautiful condo. This is not that. We stay in this area 2-3 times a year and I have never been so disappointed. Owners need to get with the program and update all the nasty!! Get rid of the the coffee table in the living room. It wobbles and is unsafe.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The microwave was immediately replaced after your departure as was the range. Thank you for alerting us to this. As for the carpeting, we can appreciate that it's not for everyone. All of our prior guests have enjoyed the warmth of carpeting underfoot rather than cold, sterile tile. It's personal preference. We are dismayed by your review. Our past guests have never given us less than 4 stars. As a result, I'm coming down this week to personally look into your concerns.
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Very nice condo, owner very easy to work with

  • 4 of 5

Condo was located in a great spot, easy to get too, equipped well and a great view of the ocean.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our condo for your stay. Glad you enjoyed the location and beach!
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Love it!

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the condo. The condo had everything we needed. The view was amazing. The condo parking had 24 hour security. We had a small problem with the sink draining properly and maintenance came out immediately and fixed the issue. We would stay here again!! The owner was great to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Would love to have you back. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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1st Time to Gulf Shores

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week and the condo was very clean and equipped for my family of 4!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo!

  • 4 of 5

Very nicely decorated setup for 2 couples! Big balcony! Beautiful beach view.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $120
parking $30

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.