BEST WESTERN on the Beach

337 E Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6505
Phone: 251-948-2711   |   Fax: 251-948-7339   |   101 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Is fun, surf and sun all calling your name? You'll be near beaches, warm rays and exciting attractions when staying at this Gulf Shores, AL hotel.

You'll hear the serene sounds of the waves while staying at the BEST WESTERN on the Beach, as we're located right on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico - the surrounding beaches were voted as one of the top three beaches in the world by Southern Living, and also named by NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) as one of only thirteen Super Star Beaches in the nation. In addition Gulf Shores has recently been awarded by Family Fun Magazine as one of the top 10 tourist towns in the U.S., named in the top 10 best beaches for towns and families by Parents Magazine, one of the top 5 "Best Gulf Coast Beaches" by Travel Channel, and an environmental action group rated 200 of the top beach destinations in the U.S. where Gulf Shores and Gulf State Park were among only 13 that received a 5 star rating! During your stay, you can easily enjoy water sports, deep sea fishing and golfing. If you're looking for some retail therapy that won't break the bank, Tanger Outlet Mall is only ten miles away.

Make that family trip one to remember - with Waterville USA Water Park, The Hangout, and Zooland Animal Park all within a mile of this Gulf Shores hotel, you'll never be far from adventure and excitement.

Gulf State Park, Orange Beach Marina, Lake Shelby, Perdido Bay, Bon Secour Bay & Wildlife Refuge, The Track, Adventure Island, Tanger Outlet Mall, Mobile Bay, and Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack are also nearby. Those looking to discover new things can visit Baldwin Heritage Museum, Pensacola Naval Air Station & Museum, Explorium and Fort Morgan Historical Museum.

The relaxation and excitement continues on the property with our two hot tubs, beach access, a kiddie pool, an indoor heated pool, an outdoor beachfront pool and Island Pancake House Restaurant. Get even more value out of your stay with free parking.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Hot tub two Jacuzzis
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, complimentary open 24-hours
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Dataports
  • Beach
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Kiddie pool
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Free high speed Internet
  • Outdoor Beach Front pool
  • Island Pancake House Restaurant

BEST WESTERN on the Beach

Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western on the beach in Gulf Shores.

BEST WESTERN on the Beach

Conveniently located, the best western on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 30.248765  /  Latitude: -87.683895


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: I-65 I-65 to Exit 37. Off exit go south. This will become Highway 59 south. Stay straight do not take the Beach Express. Highway 59 will deadend at the beach, Highway 182, turn left and the BEST WESTERN on the Beach will be about half mile on the right.

From: I-10 I-10 to Exit 44. Off Exit go south. This will be Highway 59 south. Stay straight do not take the Beach Express. Highway 59 will dead end at the beach, Highway 182, turn left and the BEST WESTERN on the Beach will be about half mile on the right.

BEST WESTERN on the Beach

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Waterville USA

Waterville USA

Waterville USA

Covering over 30 acres, Waterville USA is set on the southern Alabama coast in the city of Gulf Shores. Located along Alabama State Route 59 – or Gulf Shores Parkway – Waterville USA was established in 1986, and is open year round.

With nearly 20 thrill rides – visitors can test their surfing skills with the FlowRider, relax on the Crystal Waters Lazy River, or try the Cannonball Run coaster.

The park also features miniature golf, kiddie rides, an arcade, and go-carts – otherwise known as the Waterville 500.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gulf Adventure Center, Hummingbird Ziplines
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Waterville USA Water Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Zooland Animal Park
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Fort Morgan Historical Museum
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bon Secour Bay National Wildlife
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Baldwin Heritage Museum
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Pensacola Greyhound Racetrack
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Marine World
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Pensacola Naval Air Station Museum
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Bellingrath Gardens and Home
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Riviera Outlet Mall and 12 screen theatre

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Foley
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Pensacola
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Mobile

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Beach
  • 0.10 mile(s) from beach
  • 0.10 mile(s) from deep sea fishing
  • 1.00 mile(s) from ziplining
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf
  • 1.00 mile(s) from state fishing pier
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Lake Shelby
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Gulf State Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from fishing charters
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Orange Beach Marina
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Zeke's Marina
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Perdido Beach Marina
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Perdido Bay
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bear Point Marina
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Mobile Bay

Nearby Restaurants

  • Delight in convenient and delicious meals when staying at this Gulf Shores hotel.
  • Fine dining on premises Island Pancake House, hours are seasonal
  • Island Pancake House, on premises, American,

BEST WESTERN on the Beach

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Gulf Shores. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 15 - 17, 2015
The Hangout Music Festival

Major music artists headline this three-day bash on the beaches of Gulf Shores. Draws include the Foo Fighters and Sam Smith.

June 2015

June 3 - July 29, 2015
Summertime Wonderful Wednesday's

Each Wednesday in June & July, enjoy special programs at the Bellingrath Gardens and Home in Theodore near Mobile.

June 12 - 14, 2015
Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo

The "Every Mans" fishing rodeo brings the two states together. The rodeo is held on the Gulf Coast, from Gulf Shores to Pensacola.

July 2015

July 7 - 12, 2015
2015 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

"The Greatest Show in Sportfishing" kicks off the Wharf Entertainment Complex and Marina in Orange Beach near Gulf Shores.

July 11, 2015
Blue Angels Pensacola Beach Air Show

Watch exhilarating stunts at the Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola near Gulf Shores and Foley.

August 2015

August 8, 2015

Experience a recreation of Woodstock on the Florida-Alabama border in Pensacola near Gulf Shores.

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