WaterColor Inn & Resort

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
5 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of WaterColor Inn & Resort

WaterColor Inn & Resort

4.0 star property
Watercolor beachfront resort with 3 restaurants and pool bar

9.4/10 Exceptional

181 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Map
34 Golden Rod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 3 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • 5 outdoor pools and lazy river
  • Breakfast available
  • 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Watercolor
  • Seaside Beach - 1 min drive
  • Grayton Beach State Park - 3 min drive
  • Alys Beach - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI) - 34 min drive
  • Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP) - 44 min drive
  • Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) - 56 min drive

About this property

WaterColor Inn & Resort

4-star family-friendly resort revitalized in 2022 and located in the heart of Watercolor
Take advantage of a poolside bar, shopping on site, and a coffee shop/cafe at WaterColor Inn & Resort. With a beachfront location, beachfront dining, and sun loungers, this resort is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants, which feature southern cuisine and al fresco dining. Enjoy onsite activities like basketball, rowing/canoeing, and fishing. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a playground and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 5 outdoor pools and a children's pool, with a lazy river, a waterslide, and sun loungers
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), free bicycle rentals, and 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • An elevator, a gift shop, and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews say good things about the pool, helpful staff, and walkable location
Room features
All 60 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, as well as thoughtful touches like air conditioning and bathrobes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Egyptian cotton sheets and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Balconies, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 60 units
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 25
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Children

  • Children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–11 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Lazy river
  • Playground
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Shopping
  • Fishing
  • Ecotours nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2002
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • Lazy river
  • 5 outdoor tennis courts
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Fish Out of Water (FOOW) - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in southern cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.
WaterColor Grill - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Gathering Kitchen + Bar - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Costa Chica - This beachfront rooftop bar specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.
Beach Cow - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 50.40 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Pool access
    • Beach towels
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • In-room safe
    • In-room bottled water
    • In-room coffee
    • Concierge service
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 12 and USD 21 per person (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

WaterColor Inn & Resort
WaterColor Inn & Resort Santa Rosa Beach
WaterColor Santa Rosa Beach
Water Color Hotel
Watercolor Hotel Santa Rosa Beach
WaterColor Inn And Resort Florida/Santa Rosa Beach
WaterColor Inn Resort Santa Rosa Beach
WaterColor Inn Resort
WaterColor Inn Resort
WaterColor Inn & Resort Resort
WaterColor Inn & Resort Santa Rosa Beach
WaterColor Inn & Resort Resort Santa Rosa Beach

Frequently asked questions

Does WaterColor Inn & Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, WaterColor Inn & Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
As of 25 Sept 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at WaterColor Inn & Resort on 5 Oct 2022 start from CA $651, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
Yes, there are 5 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at WaterColor Inn & Resort?
You can check in from 4 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at WaterColor Inn & Resort and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, rowing, and fishing and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes basketball. Enjoy a swim in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools or use the resort's other amenities, which include 3 bars and a lazy river.
Are there restaurants at or near WaterColor Inn & Resort?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, southern cuisine, and pool views. Nearby restaurants include Barefoot Barbecue (9-min walk), Amavida Coffee (9-min walk), and Great Southern Café (10-min walk).
Does WaterColor Inn & Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around WaterColor Inn & Resort like?
WaterColor Inn & Resort is a short 1-minute walk from Seaside Beach and 9 minutes' walk from Central Square. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.4/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

9.0/10

Amenities

9.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.6/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

Tamara, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Convenience was a major factor vacationing with a 4 year old.
Sandra, 4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Construction was being done and I wasn’t informed of this when I made the reservation
R C, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location
William Paul, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We loved our room! The lobby is under construction, but the staff was so very friendly! Our room was very clean, comfy bed, nice layout. We would definitely stay here again!!! Loved Seaside and loved the hotel!!
Ryann, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Only wish we could have stayed longer. Beautiful property and a fantastic staff. The room was perfect- great view, balcony.
Linda, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Charming boutique!
Watercolor in is a very charming boutique hotel located in Water Color along 30A, half mile walk to Seaside center where there are a big square with restaurants and shops. We had a room on 2nd story, can walk through the hotel restaurant and use the deck for direct beach access. Hotel front desk Orco (from Turkey) and Yuka (Japan) are absolutely helpful and kind.
Ying, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jeanne, 7-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

ANNE, 4-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Raúl, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review