Direct Gulf Front Condo; 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths; 1263 SF +/-
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:10 (sleeps up to 10 adults)
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Fantastic fall stay at beach!!
We stayed for a full week in September. Beautiful weather and no crowds. Condo was just as described! Well appointed kitchen, comfy beds, and A BALCONY TO FALL IN LOVE WITH!!!! Coffee on the huge couch on the wrap around balcony with spectacular views and ocean breeze was Fabulous!! Also enjoyed the hot tub, indoor and outdoor pools this stay. They have a beach wagon full of beach chairs, boogie boards, skim board, and beach toys for use during your stay.... that was much appreciated and got lots of use! WiFi was fast as well. Highly recommend 🏖�💜�
Exceeded my expectations. When we walked into the condo the curtains were all pulled back and light flooded every room. We could see the ocean immediately. We spent almost all our time on the large balcony, the furniture on the balcony was comfortable and nice. We have been coming to Orange Beach for past 10 years, this was my first time to stay in 301B and is my favorite condo . check in was so easy. I needed a third parking pass and it was waiting for me on arrival.
This was our 5th trip to Orange Beach but our first time staying in the beach. The condo was just as described, clean, comfortable beds, and nicely decorated.
The location was right across the street from several restaurants, grocery stores and souvenir shops.
The management team was fantastic to deal with. The were quick to answer any questions that we had. One night, as we were making dinner, we realized that both can openers did not work. I texted Kendal, sent her a picture, and within an hour she delivered a new can opener. We were all so impressed.
Let's begin with the condo itself. Heavily lived in, shower leak, tattered furniture, TV technology from 2005 and weak wifi when either of them worked at all. There is no luggage rack, but the bedding is all white which would leave you to put your suitcases on the floor. The patio is so packed with furniture and pool toys, and the out door furniture is on par with the lazyboyz indoors that even if there weren't a gaggle of unsavories blasting music, you really don't want to sit out there anyway because it's not comfortable. Everything, whether it is or not, feels dirty and over lived in.
The white noise in the condo is deafening from the blare of the dehumidifiers, to the random whistling hum of the ice maker. The beds are very uncomfortable, the pillows, aka slabs of thin rubber, are so bad I slept every night without one at all, and the sheets are some kind of poly nylon mix that is unfit for humans. Which brings me to the neighbors who poisoned the relaxing beach air with daily and nightly country and classic rock music that was so loud, I could hear it both through my earbuds (essential if you stay here) and over the TV which I turned up to 60. Had the coffee pot, at the very least, been newer than sometime in the 90's I might have been able to muddle through the worst vacation since my 20's when I had no money and had to stay in a nightmare place like as bad as this but much cheaper. Summer House is your own private rodeo.
This review is absolutely one of the most heartbreaking that we have ever received in the 11 years we have managed properties in the area. We are so sorry that you had such a bad experience – I cannot tell you how sorry we are. We work incredibly hard to prevent any bad experiences and if you review the reviews for this property and the 120 others we manage you will see mounds of evidence of that. I do not want to discount your concerns and issues whatsoever because we respect all of our guest’s opinion and feedback. We will do everything in our power to prevent a review like this in the future. I do want to mention that we specifically state in writing multiple times to our guests that we are here! Here for absolutely anything! We are experienced locals and have endless resources and contacts. You would be shocked at what we can do in a few hours...if we just know there is an issue. We are available via email, phone and text 24/7. We and our staff are endlessly accessible. The issues you found in the condo have been reviewed and addressed. All new TV’s have been installed as of this week; the building is in the process of being completely re-wired with a designated fiber line – this condo was re-wired the week after your stay. Summer House now has one of the best internet connections of any condo in Orange Beach. The same type wiring and connections you find in brand new buildings. This can be verified with Secure Vision who is handling the building wide upgrade. The owner swapped out two living room chairs this week so new furniture additions have been made. The mattresses are only 2 years old but we are investigating to see if some issue. The minor shower leak has been fixed. The deck furniture seems to be fine, but we will monitor. We own the cleaning company and have the highest standards of cleaning in the area. The highest! We have addressed your concerns with our cleaning staff. We are replacing the coffee maker. Had we know there was an issue with noise from neighbors we could have worked with onsite security to help. Once again, I am so very sorry and we would have loved to have worked with you on any one of these issues had we just known there was a problem. I do hope future guests will read and consider the very recent favorable reviews for this property. Also, future guests please know that we care and we are here…just simply reach out to use via text, phone or email and we will immediately work to correct any issues!
The property was exactly what we wanted and more for our family vacation. There was plenty of space for my children, mother in law as well as my wife and myself. We truly enjoyed staying here and the view was the best part. We will definitely stay here again on our next Orange Beach vacation.
We loved the Condo. It was everything we had hoped for.. We plan on booking this one again & again and again.. The ice machine was a plus...