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Affordable Beachfront Hotel, Centrally Located in Panama City Beach

Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center offers endless opportunities for creating long lasting vacation memories. Boasting the area’s largest private beach, there is plenty of room for your entire family to stretch out and relax. Featuring numerous amenities, this hotel offers something for everyone. Whether it’s splashing around in one of their two swimming pools, sipping on a Boardwalk Margarita at the beachfront tiki bar, building a sand castle with a loved one or simply lounging on the beach with a chair and umbrella, the reasons for staying here are endless! Positioned directly on the beachfront, Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center is located on the west end of historic South Thomas Drive. It’s centrally located near all Panama City Beach attractions, and even walking distance to shopping, dining, family fun and nightlife. This affordable beach hotel is newly remodeled, allowing you fully enjoy your vacation without sacrificing on quality or location! Every hotel room comes standard with a mini-fridge, microwave and high speed internet. When making reservations, you’ll be able to choose between a room with either: one king sized bed or two double beds, and whether it is facing the beach or not. For families needing a little more space, try upgrading to larger hotel room featuring a sleeper sofa, futon bunk beds or even a private balcony. Find out why so many people continue to choose Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center to host their vacation. Make the most out of your trip and stay just footsteps from the sugar-white sand! Discover what other vacationers already know and start planning your Panama City Beach vacation today.


With a spacious beachfront location, Boardwalk Beach Resort & Convention Center provides you only the best of the Gulf. Wet your toes in the emerald waters. Lie out on the pearl white sand. Or, explore the clear surface with waverunners, sailboats and parasails. And when you'd rather stay dry, relax and marvel at the Gulf's beauty from your oceanfront guestroom!


Family fun never runs out when you stay at the Boardwalk Beach Resort & Convention Center! This incredible beachfront destination puts you just steps away from endless white-sand shores of Panama City Beach. Spacious guest rooms offer full kitchens and bunk beds for the kids, so you can stay comfortably throughout your vacation. And when you're not relaxing in your room, there's plenty to enjoy onsite! Make a splash at one of three pools, rent a banana boat or jet ski and explore the ocean waters, and catch a movie on the 25 foot inflatable screen right on the beach!


Banquets, conferences, expos, conventions, weddings, reunions, meetings, receptions, trade shows and even worldwide sporting events have all discovered and keep coming back to Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center. This beachfront meeting space creates the perfect backdrop for any occasion! Featuring over 35,000 square feet of meeting space and over 120,000 square feet of beach, there will be plenty of room for your entire party to stretch out and relax. Whether you choose to host your function at the Convention Center, Sunset Pavilion, Beachfront Gazebo or any of our other venue options; our experienced staff will be there to make sure everything is perfect. Combine all of this with onsite beach front hotel rooms and you’ll find that our self-contained resort is the perfect spot for hosting any event.


Gather up your siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles for the beachfront reunion of your dreams! The Boardwalk Beach Resort offers a variety of luxurious accommodations sure to host the entire family comfortable, plus puts you just steps away from the shores. Whether you're grabbing a bite to eat together at the Under the Boardwalk Bar & Grill, building a sandcastle on the beach, or take a day trip to St. Andrew’s State Park, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and more!


Whether you're planning an intimate ceremony with just family on the beach or inviting everyone you know for a full-out celebration in their Grand Ballroom, Boardwalk Beach Resort will help make your dream wedding a reality. Their elegant banquet and reception center can accommodate up to 1,000 guests, and their stunning beachfront setting is sure to charm all your guests. Let their professional staff assist in making your big day unforgettable!


Fishing enthusiasts are in for a treat at Panama City Beach. This beautiful location makes it easy to get out and enjoy fishing in a variety of ways. Deep-sea fishing is all the rage here, with charters that can take you out onto the Gulf of Mexico easily. You can also head to a local pier to cast your line, or even right from the shore. The choice is yours!


What's more romantic than a beachfront vacation? At Boardwalk Beach Resort & Convention Center you and your sweetheart are sure to discover a romantic getaway that will have you wanting to come back again and again. From their charming accommodations with spectacular Gulf views to their incredible dining at two onsite restaurants, everything you need is right here. Relax together at the pools or hot tub, rent a waverunner and hit the waters, or take a short trip and explore nearby golf courses, shopping centers and more!

Pet Friendly

Don't leave your four-legged friend behind! Boardwalk Beach Resort & Convention Center understands that pets are truly part of the family and offer a range of pet-friendly rooms in their hotel so your favorite pet doesn't have to stay at home. You'll love having your pet with you as you relax on the beach!


Feel immersed in Gulf-inspired luxury with a large private beach and panoramic views of the emerald waters when you stay at the Boardwalk Beach Resort. They offer one- to three-bedroom units and charming guestrooms, featuring an assortment of amenities such as kitchens, televisions, and wireless internet. Two onsite restaurants, three incredible pools, a spacious convention center, and much more round out this luxurious Panama City Beach destination!


Retreat to your spacious guestroom with stunning Gulf views after your wedding at the Boardwalk Beach Resort. This Panama City Beach resort offers you and your spouse a truly wondrous place to start your new life together. Soak together in one of the hot tubs, enjoy a delicious meal at the Under the Boardwalk Bar & Grill, and walk hand-in-hand along the shores at sunset!


For your next holiday vacation indulge in the white sand shores, clear blue waters, and shimmering sunshine of Panama City Beach! Boardwalk Beach Resort offers you a delightful change of pace from your hectic lifestyle, where you can unwind with family, friends, or that special someone right on the shores. Spacious accommodations, incredible dining, and much more await!

Villas and Condos

From your private balcony, relish in all the sights and smells of the Gulf! Make yourself at home in a one- to three-bedroom unit, featuring high-speed internet, a full kitchen and a washer/dryer. With room for up to twelve people, this is ideal for the entire family or a girls' weekend getaway.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 319 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Panama City Beach
  • Nearby Water Gulf of Mexico
  • Open Dates All Year

Plan your next group event at Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center.

Panama City Beach is the perfect destination for any group or event, and Boardwalk Beach Resort is the ideal venue for hosting any occasion! Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center features over 300 hotel rooms, 2 full service restaurants, more than 40,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space, a full time catering staff, and the largest private beach in the area. Royal American Group Royalty Deal: 1 FREE Hotel Room for Every 40 Rooms Booked * 20% Hotel Room Cost, When Booking At Least 100 Room Nights * NO Room Rental Fee for the Convention Center After the 1st Day Rental *

For more information please call +1 (866) 939 - 2129 or Send Inquiry.

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Nearest Airports

  • Panama City-Bay Co International Airport (PFN) / 7.4 miles
  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) / 11.8 miles
  • Eglin Air Force Base (VPS) / 48.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Cribs
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Saltwater Fishing
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Coffee Maker
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Batting Cage
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bumper Boats and Cars
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • Free Parking
  • ATM
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Room Service
Languages Spoken
  • English
9600 South Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, Florida 32408 United States  
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