Hotel Effie
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Ara rooftop pool & lounge at dusk
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Whispers of the coast, they call you.

You’ll find an extraordinary treasure nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida. Vibrant and elegant, comfortable and refined. A beautiful, new luxury 250-room hotel. Welcome to Hotel Effie.

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  • Ara rooftop pool and lounge

Take a Virtual Tour of Hotel Effie

From our front doors to our signature rooftop pool and everything in between, take the tour and experience Hotel Effie. 

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  • Double Queen room at Hotel Effie
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Luxury Rooms & Suites

Experience southern elegance with thoughtful design and exquisite detail. A fresh take on a coastal Florida hotel featuring smart solutions for the modern traveler.

Taking inspiration from the locale, our fully appointed rooms and suites will welcome guests with a complement of amenities

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Gourmet Eats

When Celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson brings his award-winning culinary skills to the table, you pull up a chair and brace yourself for a meal to impress and delight. 

This is no ordinary hotel restaurant, a travel experience miles above the rest, showcasing food and local flavors of Gulf Coast.

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Exclusive Offers

Please take advantage of our special offers and packages when booking your stay at Hotel Effie. 

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The Early Bird

Book at least 7 days prior to arrival to receive up to 10% off the Best Available Rate.

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Have a Round on Us

Best available rate and a complimentary round of golf with each consecutive two night stay.

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Grand Opening Offer

Plan your next meeting at Hotel Effie and get rewarded with savings! The more rooms you book the greater the reward.

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Extensive Meeting Spaces

Beautiful touches like hand-curated fixtures and custom carpets add a tasteful backdrop to events. In all, 20,000+ square feet of extraordinary meeting space, including a 13,000 square foot ballroom, that can be seamlessly integrated with our existing Baytowne Conference Center. 

No detail is overlooked so you concentrate on the business at hand.

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  • Ballroom decorated for a Wedding
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  • A wedding table centrepiece

Beautiful Weddings

Made for romance, Hotel Effie takes its inspiration from its breathtaking locale. Sandy limestone, natural textures, echoes of dunes and the water. And a team who is ready to make your wish their command. 

Surround yourself with the ones you love…and every possible amenity. The best is yet to be.

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Spa Lilliana

Soothing spa treatments. Personalized attention. A variety of flexible spaces whether you’re looking for a calming massage on your own, a romantic escape, or an afternoon with the girls, expect beauty, comfort, and a memorable experience.

Hotel Effie Roof Pool

Rooftop Pool

Elevate your seaside experience with a relaxing afternoon by the only rooftop pool on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Panoramic views from the bay to the Gulf of Mexico, full-service bar with fine wines and hand-crafted cocktails, sunshine and sea breezes.

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