Hotel Near Eglin Air Force Base

The SummerPlace Inn Destin hotel is only 15 miles from Eglin Air Force Base.  Eglin AFB serves as the main armament for the United States Air Force.

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Eglin’s influence in airpower history in the Air Force goes back more than 65 years and spans 6 wars. It has long been a proving ground and testing center for military tactics and equipment, with FDR relying heavily on their work during World War II. In addition to pilot training and new equipment testing, Eglin Air Force Base has also expanded to be the training ground for soldiers making attempts to rescue POWs and has served as a refugee resettlement center.

Today Eglin Air Force Base, while a community unto itself, is active in the local community as well, taking part in programs such as helping to restore an endangered species of woodpecker, and providing child care for volunteers. Click here for current information about Eglin Air Force Base. Whether you are planning to visit a soldier, conduct civilian business on-base, or are considering a career in the Air Force, you’ve found the perfect location in the SummerPlace Inn Destin hotel. Be sure to inquire about government per diem rates for qualified personnel!

The SummerPlace Inn Destin hotel wants to be your hotel of choice when your travels bring you to the Destin and Fort Walton Beach area. Our hotel offers rooms with FREE high-speed Internet access, 32″ Flat Screen LCD TV’s and upgraded bedding. A daily deluxe continental breakfast is included for all guests and served seven a days a week.

Our boutique styled Destin hotel offers two on-site pools (indoor heated pool and an outdoor pool), a fitness center with cardio equipment, business center services and 24-hour front desk staffing. Our central location on US-98 just across from beach access puts you right in the middle of all that Destin has to offer. From shopping to golf to a day at the beach or anything in between we are the premier choice for overnight Destin hotel accommodations. Welcome to the Emerald Coast and the Sunshine State of Florida!

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