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Best Gulf Shores hotels

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Best Western on The Beach - Gulf Shores - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Sanibel Condominiums - Gulf Shores - Living room
Sanibel Condominiums
10 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
8.4 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding Gulf Shores hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Gulf Shores, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Gulf Shores in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Gulf Shores if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Gulf Shores hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Gulf Shores found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $142, while the most expensive was $623.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Gulf Shores for 2 days.
  • If you enjoy indulging in water sports, you will enjoy your stay at the Best Western on The Beach hotel. While at the hotel you can go canoeing, Scuba diving, diving and Snorkeling. The hotel is approximately 0.5mi from the Gulf shores beach, where you can spend some time on the sand or enjoy playing volleyball with friends by the shores.
  • Visitors who enjoy a good homemade meal while on vacation should consider booking a room at the Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores. The hotel has a kitchen with all essential kitchen equipment making it easy to prepare meals. The dining room and the seating area will allow you to enjoy your meals and bond with friends, family or even have a special moment alone.
  • The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel, gives the guests the benefit of using the hotel’s parking slots, especially those using their vehicles. The hotel also offers private parking within the hotel premises if you travel by a rented vehicle or use valet service. Within the hotel is an EV Charging station that allows you to quickly and conveniently charge your vehicle before leaving.
  • If you are an expectant couple traveling to Gulf Shores, Alabama, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores will be a delightful place to book your stay. The hotel has a snack bar that allows a pregnant woman to have her favorite snack at any time of the day. The sockets are near the bed and there is room service. The hotel’s proximity to the Gulf Beach shores allows for a good baby bump shoot as the sun sets.
  • Guests checking in at Gulf Shores with their pets can book a room at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores. There might be extra charges, and you may need to call in advance as they only allow pets upon request. The hotel is approximately 3.5mi from the city center, where you could find vet services for your pet during your vacation.
  • If you are looking to be in the heart of the action in Gulf Shores then hotels by Gulf Shore Public Beach are a great option. The public beach marks the center of Gulf Shores and there are also many restaurants in the area such as DeSoto’s Seafood Kitchen and Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Cafe.
  • When booking hotels in Gulf Shores travelers may want to consider which airport they are flying into. Pensacola International Airport is east of Gulf Shores and the oceanfront hotels located in Orange Beach, Ono Island and Perdido Beach are all along the way from the airport to Gulf Shores and may be convenient areas to book a hotel in. However, if you are flying into Mobile Regional Airport, then Gulf Shores proper is your closest option.
  • Planning to do some fishing during your time in Gulf Shores? Perhaps a hotel near the Gulf State Park Pier would be ideal then. The pier is one of the main spots for anglers in Gulf Shores and there are many hotels nearby like The Lodge at Gulf State Park and The Lighthouse Resort.
  • Visiting Gulf Shores during Spring Break? Spring Break is a busy time of the year for Gulf Shores and for many other Gulf coast beach towns. It is highly recommended that visitors book hotels well in advance to make sure they have a variety of hotels to choose from, especially when booking hotels right on the beach.
  • Orange Beach is a great alternative area to look for hotels in if the hotels in Gulf Shores are already fully booked or don’t suit your needs. Orange Beach is just 15 minutes away from Gulf Shores by car and is also directly on the coast. It is also a convenient option for travelers flying into Pensacola International Airport as it is slightly closer to the airport than Gulf Shores.

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