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Top 10 Hotels in Gulf Shores

Image for Best Western On The Beach
3 out of 5
337 E Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$100/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
3.9/5Very Good! (923 reviews)

"I love the property and being right on the beach. It wouod be nice if they had a boardwalk leading to the beach to make it easier for older people like my mother-in-law to get to the beach. Overall, it was nice and clean. The staff were very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Best Western On The Beach
Image for Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL
3.5 out of 5
21196 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$115/night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (199 reviews)

"Property was very nice quiet. My husband was quite upset we had to pay $5.00 to park our own car. He got over it after he read about the Hotel and it reclaiming the water. It was quite a shock for old people!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL
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3 out of 5
26032 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$115/night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,007 reviews)

"This was my Fifth stay at this hotel. Overall I had a good experience as usual. However this time I went a little early Around noon however my room was not ready until 3 PM. I have several long hair in the bathtub that obviously did not loud to me. Also personnel barged in in the room without even ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Best Western Premier The Tides
Image for Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front
2.5 out of 5
25518 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$120/night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,591 reviews)

"The Hampton was right on the beach, my only requirement. It had free breakfast, free WiFi, free coffee, free parking, wonderful staff and a pool. What more can you ask for?"…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front
Image for Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL
2 out of 5
3025 W 1st ST, Gulf Shores, AL
Free Cancellation
$45/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
3.2/5 (801 reviews)

"I promised my wife we be on the beach at sunrise for our 32nd anniversary. We drove all night 12 hours to do this. They were super nice, saw that we were tired after rolling into town at 5:30 am. By 7:00 am we were in our room checked in instead of 3:00 pm! The bed was the most comfortable we have ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL
Image for Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach
3 out of 5
23092 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$125/night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.1/5Very Good! (1,303 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Cleanliness. Easy access to the Beach and to Restaurants and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach
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3.5 out of 5
533 W. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL
$104/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.2/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"The location is great, the view is stunning and we loved our stay, however the man at the desk was a little snooty and acted as if we were bothersome to him. Other people on the desk were very nice. Our dishwasher didn’t work nor did the overhead light in the bedroom. The elevator is super slow and ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Phoenix All Suites West Hotel
Image for Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
2.5 out of 5
1701 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$71/night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (357 reviews)

"We choose Hampton Inn when we travel. This property lived up to our expectations."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
Image for Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores
2.5 out of 5
3600 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$61/night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
3.6/5Good! (1,646 reviews)

"Close to everything.Easy to fing.Beautiful inside and out.Small but comfortable,Affordable,very Eco minded.Very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores
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2.5 out of 5
160 W Commerce Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL
Free CancellationPay later
$63/night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.4/5Excellent! (911 reviews)

"I loved the breakfast buffet. However , I don't like how I had to come downstairs if i needed toiletries such as a shower cap."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores
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Visiting Gulf Shores

Travelers to Gulf Shores give high marks for the beaches, live music scene, and fun sporting events. Tourists who journey to this relaxing city can discover its festivals, theaters, and seafood restaurants. Top sights in the city include Gulf Shores Beach, The Wharf, and Fort Morgan.

  • There are 5300 hotels and other accommodations in Gulf Shores
  • The closest major airport is in Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), 33.4 mi (53.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Mobile, AL (BFM-Downtown Airport), 35.3 mi (56.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gulf Shores

Known for its live music, festivals, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum, Gulf Shores Museum, and Holmes Medical Museum. Attractions like Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Waterville USA, and Adventure Island are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Gulf Shores Beach, Gulf State Park, and Perdido Key Beach.

In Gulf Shores, there are 5300 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and comfortable beds.
  • Hampton Inn Foley - Our customers like the overall value and comfortable rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL - This 3.5-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Gulf Shores include The Wharf and Fort Morgan. In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Fort Barrancas, located 21.8 mi (35 km) from the heart of the city, and Fort Gaines, which is 23.1 mi/37.2 km away.

Dressing for Gulf Shores

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 73°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 90°F, while the average at night is 53°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 90°F with nighttime averages of 65°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 83°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • About 65.61 inches of rain falls on Gulf Shores each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 90°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 42°F

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