A beachside escape can be exquisite without busting your budget. Panama City Beach hotel deals offer maximum comfort in the vicinity of the softest sands in Florida. Quality is not sacrificed for low prices, as the Emerald Coast is renowned for having family-friendly rates. Here’s our selection of the best cheap hotels in Panama City Beach, bookable on Culture Trip.
This Radisson Hotel offers an affordable seaside sabbatical, complete with curved balconies with views of the Gulf of Mexico. The on-site restaurant, Barefoot Hide-A-Way, allows you to relax in the technicolor Adirondack chairs while enjoying live music seven days per week in the summer. Enjoy a cooling frozen libation or dishes highlighting fresh Florida seafood, such as oysters, grouper tacos and shrimp po’ boys, while overlooking the gulf.
This cheap hotel in Panama City Beach provides unrivaled exclusivity. Within a gated seaside community, every corner of Carillon Beach village is full of old-world-style architecture. The resort offers access to the private community beach, four swimming pools, two tennis courts and even a free shuttle to the beach. The resort is on Lake Carillon, where you can paddleboard on the calm waters, cast your fishing line or just adore the beauty of wading seabirds.
Beachcomber by the Sea is only blocks away from the Pier Park shopping and entertainment district. This Key West-themed hotel will make you think you have been transported to Mile 0. The tropical vibes of the rooms and sunny, private balconies will adjust your latitude, and they’re ideal for the budget-conscious, with some rooms equipped with kitchenettes. If you need assistance getting into vacation mode, be sure to get a key lime piña colada at the tiki bar by the beach-facing pool.
If you are an avid road tripper, the light and bright La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham Panama City Beach provides RV/travel trailer parking and pet-friendly accommodation. Start your day with its complimentary Bright Side Breakfast and feast on waffles, muffins and fruit before your day on the gulf shore. The cheerful yet soothing colors in the rooms will lift your spirits after a long day on the road.
You’ll feel right at home in this Country Inn and Suites, enticing guests with nautical-country decor and low room rates. Relish in the complimentary cookies and coffee by the fireside in its homey hotel lobby before checking into your comfortable room. The property is a stone’s throw away from perennially popular Panama City Beach attractions, such as WonderWorks and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
At the Sleep Inn and Suites, you can fill up on the complimentary hot breakfast before catching rays at Panama City Beach. Want to stay low-key? Sunbathe at the hotel on its expansive sun deck. Just across the street from the hotel is ZooWorld Zoological Park, where you can unleash your wild side.
This ultra-modern Hampton Inn is fit for both work and play. It’s also a business-class hotel with elegant workspaces and a spacious business center. If you are in Panama City Beach to tee up, the property is close to the Holiday Golf Club. Soak up the sun on the poolside loungers while the kids splash around at the water playground adjacent to the pool.
This Fairfield Inn and Suites is a cheap hotel just off Highway 98, a five-minute drive from the beach. The chicly decorated rooms come with mini-fridges and flat-panel TVs, so you’re all set for a cozy night in. If you’re feeling a little more energetic, the hotel features a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center so that you can catch up on your cardio.
The SpringHill Suites is a value beachfront retreat by Marriott, with plentiful dining options. The hotel has three restaurants on-site. Kick back at the Latitudes Poolside Bar and Grill, enjoy sushi and wine at Compass Wine Bar, and grab a scoop of ice cream at Jelly’s. Be sure to go for a sunset dip in the illuminated beachfront pool, complete with cascading waterfalls.
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