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Surf & Sand Hotel

40 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

+1 850 934 5400

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based on 1,768 reviews

About Surf & Sand Hotel, Pensacola Beach

Value for money

Offering a private beach and an outdoor pool, Surf & Sand Hotel is within a five-minute walk of Pensacola Beach Water Tower and Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and a BBQ/picnic area. The hotel has 100 rooms and has been recently refurbished. It also provides laundry facilities, a concierge and a safe. For guests who enjoy exploring local dining options, there is a wide range right on the doorstep. Fort Pickens and Pensacola Museum of Art are just an easy drive from the hotel.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Standard Rooms - Lake view


$89 totalExpedia
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King Rooms - Garden view


$292 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Courtyard view


$114 totalAgoda.com
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Other Rooms - City view


$147 totalSnaptravel
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Bottle of water


  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Pool view
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Picnic area
  • Private beach
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack


  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Swimming pool toys

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Places of interest near Surf & Sand Hotel

Attractions in Pensacola Beach, Florida curated by momondo

Surf & Sand Hotel location: 40 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561


Pensacola Beach0.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Casino Beach Bar & Grille0.1 mi
Jordan Valley Lounge0.2 mi
Hemingway's Island Grill - Pensacola Beach0.2 mi
Felix's Restaurant and Oyster Bar0.2 mi

Surf & Sand Hotel Reviews

GoodBased on 1768 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location wonderful staff. (in 183 reviews)
  • The private beach was perfect! (in 147 reviews)
  • Excellent location & great staff! (in 143 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was dirty! (in 128 reviews)
  • Front desk staff unfriendly. (in 21 reviews)
  • floor was dirty bad (in 20 reviews)

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Surf & Sand Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $44/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Pensacola Beach ($133/night) and the average nightly rate at Surf & Sand Hotel ($89/night).

  • If there is no traffic, the 10.1 mi drive between Pensacola and Surf & Sand Hotel should only take about 30min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • Surf & Sand Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Pensacola to the hotel, but also around Pensacola Beach during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Pensacola Beach are on average $29/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Pensacola to Surf & Sand Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Surf & Sand Hotel.

  • Surf & Sand Hotel does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • Getting to Pensacola Beach city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.2 mi away from Surf & Sand Hotel. In Pensacola Beach city center you will find Fort Pickens, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 850 934 5400.

  • Yes, Surf & Sand Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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