USA Florida Fontainebleau - Panama City Beach Panama City Beach Listing #4966

Fontainebleau 218 - Panama City Beach, FL

60 reviews
Max. occupancy: 4 2 Queen Bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
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Waterfront condo w/ a shared pool, balconies, & beach access - Snowbird rates!

This chic, waterfront condo is perfect for taking a break from your hectic life. With a stunning view of the water and access to the beach, this Panama City Beach studio will allow you to relax like never before.

Located in the Fontainebleau Terrace community, this condo is centrally located to offer you convenient access to shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and entertainment. But the best part about the complex is that you'll have access to awesome amenities like one mile of undeveloped beach, a partially-covered, outdoor pool, sun deck, shuffleboard and volleyball courts, and BBQ grills. With amenities like these, you'll be able to experience true Florida living.

Decorated in beach-themed decor, this condo is inviting and open. Most of the space is painted in a calming bluish-teal that pairs well with the picturesque Gulf right outside the door.

The compact but full kitchen provides all the appliances you need to prepare a protein-packed meal for your Sunshine State adventures. There are also a coffee maker, blender, and toaster. A dining room table is perfectly placed by the sliding glass doors that lead out to the balcony so that you can enjoy a meal as you admire the natural beauty surrounding you.

With two queen-size beds, this condo can sleep up to four guests. A cable-equipped flatscreen TV is visible from the beds so that you can catch up on your late-night shows or maybe a movie before bed. You can also catch up with the day's news thanks to the free WiFi.

This condo's one bathroom has a shower/tub combination and plenty of space to store your bathroom essentials. There is a laundry facility on site to keep your clothes nice and fresh after swimming in the Gulf.

You'll have access to great amenities in this condo's community. You may want to start off the day by sipping a coffee on the balcony as you bask in the beauty of the Gulf view. Checking out the workout facility on the fifth floor is a good idea if you're looking to get a quick workout in. Then you can grab a towel and your sunscreen and either slip into the on-site pool or walk a few steps further to the sugar-white sand outside of your doorstep.

With 27 miles of world-renowned beaches, Panama City Beach will never get boring. Try out some new water sports like parasailing or paddleboarding, and then head to Firefly for a seafood experience like never before. You'll also want to visit Pier Park for some shopping, entertainment, and an all-around good time. But then again, you'll be in Florida, so it won't be hard to find that.

Don't wait to book this charming Florida studio. The water is calling your name!

This property is monitored by security cameras in all common areas.

(Snowbirds welcome! If you're looking for a long-term stay during fall and winter, give us a call for our special rates.)
* Please note: Workers will be on site for painting and repairs to the building exterior Feb 17th - Mar 22nd. This work will not hinder access to rooms nor to the beach or pool. A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.
This rental is located on floor 2.

Parking Notes: Parking is located on the front of the building and on either side of the building. These spaces require a Parking Pass. There are about 15 parking spaces along the road to the east of the building beside of Bid-a-wee beach. A parking pass is not required for this area. Although there are not any "NO PARKING" signs, parking to the east of these spaces may result in having your car towed by the city. This is especially true overnight. Neither Vacasa nor the Fontainebleau owner’s association will accept any liability if your car is towed by the city.

Per the Homeowners' Association, each condo is allowed only one Fontainebleau Terrace Rental Parking Pass. This is a "Limited Parking-Pass" which allows access to the property but does not guarantee a parking spot in the designated parking areas. Parking is available on a first come first served basis. Your parking pass will be left in the condo for you when you arrive. This parking pass must be returned to the condo prior to departure. There is a fee of $50 for a missing or lost parking pass. This amount will be charged to your credit card on file if the parking pass is not left in the condo.

Visitors of guests must park off-site. Please keep your vehicle locked at all times. Neither this property nor property management assumes any liability for damage or theft of vehicle or theft of personal property for vehicles parked on the premises.

Water Access: Condominium is located directly on the beach. There are multiple access points to beach from ground floor. Please be mindful of the current exterior construction being performed.

Other tax number: 9790

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.




Washer/dryer : Shared

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Kitchen & dining





Water view


Gulf front

Gulf view





Nearby activities & attractions

Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Pool : Shared

Plunge pool




Parking & access


Safety & accessibility

Wheelchair accessible



60 reviews

Lara G. May 2021
Enjoyed the room and the view was great!
Martha H. May 2021
The condo was in a good location and easy to get on the beach. Could do some upgrades but overall a good place.
Amy R. Oct 2020
It was right on the beach..
Jamie P. Sep 2020
We love this location and have stayed in other condos but this one is just another cheap motel room. Yes, it has the balcony and is ocean front but the bathroom and room hasn’t been updated in a long time. The owners should take some time to put money into the room like the other owners of the property have.
Manager response:
We appreciate your feedback, Jamie , and are glad to see you found the room clean and ready for you. We are working on scheduling some painting and possible furniture updates. Thank you!
Brandi F. Sep 2020
Great view clean room, couldnt get my 8 year old out of the comfortable bed. Will stay again 😊
Brittany G. Aug 2020
This is a great location and a decent price, but I feel like the condo could use some updating. Checking in and out is super easy with their contactless service. I would recommend staying here.
TERESA M. Jul 2020
Nice view
Katherine B. Jul 2020
We couldn’t beat the location of the unit. A balcony right on the beach!! However, the unit did smell like smoke when we arrived, the cold water handle in the tub fell off and the refrigerator ran (loudly) consistently. But again, you can’t beat the price for the location.
Manager response:
Hi Katherine, thank you for staying with us. We are so sorry for the details that were amiss during your visit. We will ensure that all areas of concern are addressed appropriately. We hope you'll allow us another opportunity to host you.
Patricia A. Jul 2020
Let me start by saying that you simple cannot beat the view and the location of this room (218). With that said, the room itself was a disaster. Mold, rust, noisy fridge, bathroom sink that wouldn’t drain, sand all over the floor upon arrival, stained bed linens, piece of base board leaning up against the corner, shower knob was broken, cigarettes and lighter outside on patio, ceiling tiles falling off - the list could go on. They could spend $1000 and make this room 1000x times better than it is right now with some paint and sprucing up. Wouldn’t take more than a day. As is, I would never come back.
Manager response:
Hi Patricia, thank you for staying with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the location! We're so sorry for the disappointing experience during your visit. We have followed up with our housekeeping team and maintenance to ensure future cleans and updates will be completed to our high standards. The piping has been replaced as it had become corroded and was causing the drain issue. The local manager is planning on painting and replacing furniture during the offseason. We hope to have the opportunity to host you in the future, for a much more enjoyable stay!
Alaina H. Jun 2020
The location is great - Directly on the beach and just a mile or two from pier park. The room also has a cute little balcony overlooking the white sandy beaches with breathtaking views for those beach sunsets. Overall it was a good stay, there were a few things that I wish would’ve been different. There is nobody in the front office after 5. There were suppose to be towels in the room, but upon checking in and overlooking the room, the only towels that were left for us was 2 washcloths and a kitchen hand towel. One of the beds still had sand in it, there was someone else’s clothes still left in the dresser and someone else’s toothbrush was up under the bed - also walking across the floors would leave our feet black, like it hadn’t been mopped in a couple of weeks. We ended up going and buying extra beach towels just to have towels for showers, we bought bleach to wash our bedsheets ourselves and we scrubbed the floors so our feet wouldn’t continue to be nasty from walking across them. Also, there’s not very many plug ins in the room, so bring extension cords and power surges if you have many things that need to be plugged up.
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us! We are glad you enjoyed the home. We sincerely apologize that the home was not cleaned as thoroughly as is our standard upon your arrival. Please know our guest services team is available 24 hours a day to assist guests with any needs they may have by calling the number in your confirmation email. We hope you had an otherwise enjoyable stay and we hope you choose to stay with us again!
Brittany G. Jun 2020
The room was small, but let’s be honest, you don’t go to the beach to stay in the room! It has a gorgeous view from the balcony, clean beds, any dishes that you might need (yes they are cheap plastic plates that are unmatched but they get the job done) and a clean bathroom. If I wanted to be picky then I could complain about the bathroom sink knob being cracked and partially broken, but it worked fine. Honestly, that’s the only thing that I could say about it, but I will definitely be back. You can’t beat the price or location! If you plan on going to the beach and spending the day at the beach and only need a place to come shower and sleep, then this is perfect for you!
Manager response:
Thank you for providing feedback, Brittany. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate you bringing this item to our attention. We will follow-up with our maintenance team to make a repair, and we hope to have another chance to impress you in the future!
Donna C. Apr 2020
Loved everything about the place. We would definitely return in the future,
WILLIAM C. Sep 2019
It was a cute little room with a great view. Nice clean kitchen and bathroom. 5*
Angie L. Jul 2019
It was literally steps to the beautiful beautiful water!
Patsy L. Jun 2019
I loved it all. Perfect location, comfy, affordable.
Mattew M. Jun 2019
Has everything you need the beach and a comfy room! Room was clean and just what we needed.
Amanda T. May 2019
The balcony and supplies!
Elizabeth H. May 2019
We arrived and the condo was really nice and the view was fantastic. Best stay in Florida.
Luminita R. Oct 2018
Very clean and well situated, equipped with everything you need.
Courtney F. Aug 2018
The room itself was not bad.. very out dated. & needs some work. Overall we had a nice stay!
Kelly M. Jul 2018
Non-smoking is a joke. Pepole were smoking at the pool and on the out side of there room. The beach is littered with cigarette butts. close the building was to the beach is unbeatable! Saved tons of money by making food in the room.
Manager response:
We are sorry to see there were some disrespectful guests; we have brought this to the attention of the HOA. Thank you!
Matt M. Jun 2018
We love room 218 the balcony view was amazing!! The room was clean and comfy! Will be back again for sure!! Is the Fontainebleau fancy... no it's not but it's clean and is comfy and works to enjoy the beach that is what is most important to my family. We loved the kitchen and fridge it just works to stay here. Again 218 we love and will he back as soon as we can be. Thanks
LEONILA G. Apr 2018
The view from the room of the beach was spectacular!!! The indoor pool looked clean and inviting. The parking was worrisome. The dishes provided could've been sets but instead looked to be provided by the Goodwill. The room was clean, The beds were clean and very comfortable. The florescent lighting in vanity by bathroom was temperamental. The cold water tap in tub was broken...had to push in hard to make it work. Plenty of hot water!!!! Toilet handle is on it's last leg. That will definitely need to be replaced very soon. Not enough towels were provided. No non slip pad was provided for the tub. Entering tub was extremely slippery. Electric wall plug for lamp on night stand between beds was extremely difficult to reach (access), I may be nit picking, but I may want to stay there again...if all that I mentioned were fixed or provided. The price was excellent!!!!
Karen J. Sep 2017
Do not let the exterior fool you. For the cost, you cannot beat the location or the view or the ease of simply walking down the stairs and having your feet in the sand. We have been to this property 7 times now and would not consider staying anywhere else. After all, when you go to the beach who needs a room fit for a king? You are there to look at the ocean, collect shells then eventually shower and sleep, right?
Ryan S. Jul 2017
Parking is a nightmare!! People who didn't even have passes were parked there while we had a pass and had to park always away and walk. Other than that the stay wasn't terrible.
Bridgette B. Jun 2017
We have stayed in room 218 for the last 7 years and we love the balcony and the room! The decor is outdated and hasn't been changed since we started coming but overall we love it! The location is great and the beach is fantastic :)
Nathan M. May 2017
Location: 4/5, Balcony: 5/5, Room: 2/5. We stayed here for our 2nd Anniversary. We had read the reviews that construction was being done however no one mentioned that the room directly above this one was being remodeled. From about 9am-4pm it was on and off constant noise from drills, saws, grinders, hammers, etc. which sucked. The room has a ton of black mold and cockroaches as well which wasn't to pleasant to find. Half way through our stay a random Terminix guy showed up and said they had to enter our room per some maintenance contract which took the privacy down to zero as they came right in after opening the door. My wife was in bed watching tv and it made everything very awkward. Can't they schedule these right after someone checks out?? The only other issue is the lights outside the main door for the stair well. Even with two sets of blinds the lights of the stair well at night make it very bright in the room with all the other lights off. Also I can do "vintage" but this is more like an outdated motel 8. The location is a plus and so is the balcony view but that's about all that you get as a positive staying here, as this room is only 1/6 rooms out of over 100 that has its own balcony. It may be best to seek out room 318 above this one once they finish remodeling that room.
Manager response:
We apologize for the disappointments this guest experienced. The units are individually owned so we do not receive notification when owners choose to do work on their condos. HOA has hired pest control to address the cockroach situation. There are some mildew stains in the grout, but there is no black mold present in this home. We will ask HOA to speak with pest control about proper entry to a home; unfortunately, we cannot control their schedule and they come when they must. The owner will be presented with the option of providing blackout curtains to help block out the light. Thank you!
Alex S. May 2017
Awesome. Great view and beach access. Close to all attractions and cute room. Would and will go back!
Kenneth B. May 2017
Great view and access to the beach.
Miranda N. Apr 2017
Great location for a weekend getaway. The view was amazing!!
Megan G. Apr 2017
Overall- We really enjoyed our trip to Panama City. The building and rooms were exactly as advertised. Nothing fancy, but you can't get any closer to the beach than this. They should plan maintenance work around the busy season like Spring Break though. It did make somethings rather inconvenient. Overall- everything was great and we will definitely stay here again.
Robin W. Mar 2017
THis is a historic and beautiful place to stay if you can see past the age.
Lynn B. Nov 2016
Katheryne B. Oct 2016
For a cozy small family vacation spot, this is perfect. My 2 kids and I are very tight knit and this spot was all we needed and we loved every minute. Vacasa staff was friendly, professional and prompt. Will definitely look to them for accommodations in the future.
Kathryn H. Oct 2016
This was a decent place to stay. Quiet and clean. Location was perfect.....not crowded, beach was beautiful. ..definitely stay here again
Almas G. Sep 2016
The kitchen at all stuff that u would require in terms of utensils. Was very pleased with the overall facility
Angie B. Sep 2016
Great for the price. Room needs a little TLC. But the view was great.
Celeste P. Aug 2016
This place for the price was worth it. It needs updating with new appliances . It was overall clean except for some dusting but we saw and killed several roaches. Kept all food up and the trash tied up. This unit is in front of several other units but I think the roaches could be controlled if they sprayed monthly. The walk to the Beach was easy and close. The location cannot be beat. It is small but large enough for 2 people.
Manager response:
We apologize that cockroaches are still a problem with this unit. The HOA has just switched to a new pest control company, and we're hopeful that the next few months show improvement.
Melissa L. Aug 2016
Great spot for a girls trip to the beach. This unit is small enough for 2 people, can sleep 4 but that would be crowded!
Nancy S. Jul 2016
Great view of the ocean, great room great experience with Vacasa.
Donald M. Jul 2016
We had a great experience at Fountainbleau Terrace, the ocean is as close to a motel as you can get, the room (218) was very clean. We will definitely stay here again. Thank You Vacasa for making this a fast & easy experience. Thanks to Mike for bringing by a new blender. Great Week!
Buffy B. Jul 2016
Matthew N. Jun 2016
Nice pool and great views of the beach
Brandi C. Jun 2016
I was a little skeptic, but this place has an AMAZING VIEW from the balcony! It is worth it just for that. I would recommend only two people or a really close group of four to stay here. The space is just right for two in my option. Super quick and easy access to the beach! This place is just a short drive to Dusty's Oyster Bar and we visited twice when we stayed here. Amazing seafood! The Hidden Lagoon Super Golf and Racetrack is literally right across the street and we ended up walking there one night and playing a round of golf. You can win $50 if you get a hole in one on the last hole. Shuckums Oyster Pub & Seafood Grill is just a short drive as well. We had a GREAT trip and we plan on staying here again in the future.
Larry B. Jun 2016
The view and the location was great! But our specific room needs some updating. I could see into some of the other condos as I walked by (people had their doors and blinds open) and the beds looked so comfy compared to our outdated hotel-like ones. Everything was (just) okay for a weekend stay, but II wouldn't want to be there a whole week. Nice pool, nice lounge areas, called for WiFi info and got help pretty quick (I called at about 11 pm). But the specific room we rented needs a little help.
Misty S. Jun 2016
The location was great! Sits sort of at the end by itself therefore the beaches weren't crowded at all. Room could use some improvement. I would consider staying again if the site continues improvements and gets a handle on the smoking and roach problem. Not sure about room 218 again though.
Anton R. May 2016
Me and my wife have stayed in room 218 four times. It has a wonderful view of the beach. The room is always clean, water is hot & the A/C blows cold. Also, quick access to the beach.
Rachel C. May 2016
The balcony facing the ocean was small, but perfect for 2 people to sit on to relax and enjoy the beach. The efficiency was clean and well stocked. For the price it was perfect and exactly what we were looking for. Thanks!!
Kellie H. Apr 2016
Pictures on the website were a little misleading. Rooms are privately owned so some are completely updated and others still look like they are from the 1980's. Outside of the property is currently being remodeled so in the future this could be a nice place to stay once it is completed. Pool needs to be heated or this feature needs to be taken off the website. Overall, for the price it was ok to stay in for a couple of days. I would not want to stay here with more than 2 people because the rooms are very small.