Wisteria Inn - Panama City Beach, FL

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5 Stars

02 . 16 . 2014

David Wieland : Orlando, FL

Amazing place to stay! All the way from the amenities to their ability to cater to any desire (including canine related) the Wisteria Inn surpassed even my large expectations. The Inn Keeper is the sweetest woman I have ever met and often found myself speaking with her as if we had known each other for years. I highly recommend and will definitely be returning (dogs included of course).

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11 . 13 . 2013

Ed & Vicky : Tallahassee, FL

I was looking for something other than a chain hotel with that cookie-cutter look and feel. Something with some personality and character. Something peaceful. Oh, and the price had to be within our budget.


I found it all at the last minute in the Wisteria Inn! Bronwen took this older property, the first building from 1949, gutted the whole thing and redid it, mostly by herself, according to son Adrian. And she left no stone unturned, no corner neglected. The result reflects her love and commitment to the project. Quaint, charming rooms are accented by the beautiful, lush landscaping that surrounds the pool and hot tub, complete with a stream for koi. Bronwen has cleverly made the most of every inch of this small property, making the diminutive size of it an asset in the form of coziness. The pools remain open all night, since the inn is adults only. I was always disappointed with places that shut the pools down at night. Bronwen serves up complimentary mimosas at noon, and ! wine in the afternoon. She also welcomes our four-legged friends, and Olivia the cat resides in the lobby. Bronwen obviously enjoys her role as hostess, and is the never-met-a-stranger type of person. I hope the inn will be in operation, with Bronwen at the helm, for years to come, as my husband and I plan to return!

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5 Stars

08 . 22 . 2013

Bobby, Ellie & Sawyer : Nashville, TN

This is just a repeat of most all of the reviews. Clean, quiet and a great place for pets. Except for two days of rain, our stay couldn't have been better. I just want to say THANKS to Bronwen for the great hospitality. WE WILL BE BACK to the Wisteria Inn.

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5 Stars

08 . 08 . 2013

Chad S. : Chelsea, AL

great quiet hotel, pool, jacuzzi, and hostess. Free beach chairs, umbrella, beach towels, lending books to read. its pet friendly, no kids here so very quiet, gated with a wall around for privacy like a tropical paradise. Only stay here now this was my 5th stay. rates are great rooms are clean, no problems in 5 yrs in 5 stays. rooms are a little small but all other make up for it. I dont spend time in rooms while on the beach anyway. Love to chat with Bronwen she is great and can recommend restaraunts if you are in need of advice. Also has a boat for cruises for a small fee. recommend here for sure.

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5 Stars

07 . 30 . 2013

Mark & Jay : Snellville, GA

We just spent 5 days at the Wisteria Inn in PCB and all I can say is....It wasn't nearly long enough! We've been here before, so it was no surprise to find this quaint little piece of paradise immaculate, well appointed, and simply perfect. The pool was always clean and refreshing, the hot tub was relaxing, the bed was soooo comforatable, and the staff, as usual, were all wonderful. Bronwen is a graciouis hostess who really cares about her guests. Her son, Adrian, is a pleasant addition to the staff, and the housekeeper, Dorothy, is delightful and works tirelessly to accommodate the guests needs. The Wisteria Inn is quiet, clean, reasonably priced, pet friendly, and non-judgemental. This will ALWAYS be our number 1 place to stay in PCB.

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5 Stars

07 . 21 . 2013

Gary & Gina : Palm Coast, FL

We just spent 5 relaxing days @ Wisteria Inn with our 2 small dogs. We did not want to leave the tranquil grounds. Bronwen is the greatest hostess!! We enjoyed meeting new people & the dogs made new friends. This is definitely a hidden treasure in PCB. Quiet, private, clean, comfortable and the poolside evenings with wine and other guests and our hostess was so wonderful. We will definitely go back. My girlfriends & I want to go there for a girl's weekend. If you haven't stayed here before, try it.

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4 Stars

07 . 17 . 2013

Tricia : Smyrna

Thank you for a wonderful stay @ Wisteria Inn. The rooms were very clean - The pool and hot tub area are so relaxing and the complimentary drinks were a pleasant added bonus. Bronwen is a wonderful lady that provides hospitality and truly makes you feel at home. Beach access is easy - Dorothy is the best house keeper and handles the doggies with love. Wonderful stay....

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5 Stars

07 . 13 . 2013

Shelley : Calhoun, GA

I can't say enough how much I enjoyed staying at Wisteria Inn! I couldn't believe how clean and comfortable the bed was. It's like being at home because the room doesn't have the feel of every other motel I've stayed in. Very nice that there was a mini fridge. The hot tub was very large! I will stay here again for sure. The location is great too! I would recommend it to anyone!! Can't wait to go back again!

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5 Stars

05 . 28 . 2013

Earl & Lynn : TN

Our 2nd time to stay @ Wisteria Inn was fabulous again, thanks to Bronwen and staff. The location is perfect if you prefer privacy and a little quieter time on the beach, with just a short drive to Pier Park and Panama. Needless to say we are sold on Bronwen's little paradise, it's like visiting a friend who always welcomes you. Thanks so much for providing everything anyone could ask for!!!

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5 Stars

05 . 23 . 2013

Heather : Macon, GA

I really like to stay in wisteria Inn. Great service, and nice :) Make my relex perfect trip ! Thanks, and when i visit next time, i'll 100% stay in Wisteria Inn again :)

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5 Stars

05 . 23 . 2013

Lee & Kathy : IA

Spent a week at Wisteria and loved every minute of it !! Rooms are great and pool area is beautiful. Bronwen made our trip fabulous!! Our day trips on the boat and wine time in the hot tub are memories we will never forget! Thank you for making our vacation perfect and we will be coming back and bringing friends.

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5 Stars

05 . 20 . 2013

Donna & Ross : Punta Gorda, FL

We stayed at Wisteria Inn at least 12 yrs ago. Perfectly fabulous. We at that time were living in ME. Hoping to spend our 50th there 6/22/13. Bronwen was great, she actually invited us for Easter dinner.

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5 Stars

04 . 15 . 2013

The Jones : Tallahassee, FL

My Husband and I just spent the weekend in Panama City Beach, just to relax and have some fun. We chose to stay at the Wisteria Inn mainly because of the pet friendly policy, but I must say we totally fell in love with this place and will definitely be back. When you walk into the gates you are surrounded by lush tropical plants and endless flowers surrounding the pool and huge hot tub, but I must admit that sipping mimosas and chatting with the owner was our favorite part. We can't wait to return.

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5 Stars

01 . 31 . 2013

Gordon & Marie : Green Bay, WI

We decided to "scout" the Panama City Beach area on our way back from our winter break in Clearwater, FL for a future winter escape location. We had a brief stay at the Wisteria Inn and found Bronwen to be an interesting proprietor to have a glass of wine with next to the Inn's landscaped pool and gardens. The Inn is a comfortable bargain with rooms that are clean and charming. The nearby [Pier Park] shopping/entertainment/restaurant district is a "must see" area that has many unique shops. Like previous guests, we too plan to return here again.

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5 Stars

09 . 26 . 2012

Emily & Amy : Westerville, OH

My sister & I went to Panama City, to celebrate our 40th Birthday together. We were so pleased that Wisteria was the place that we chose to stay. We had such a wonderful time and it was mostly due to the accomadations that surrounded us. The people were so friendly that stayed there as well. We met some neat people & Bronwen was a wonderful hostess. She made us feel like we were at home and so very welcomed. Our room was cute and welcoming. The pool and hot tub were right outside our room. Everything was clean and neat. The beach was literally maybe 30 ft from the front of the Inn. We were provided beach towels, chairs & an umbrella.. it made the beach visit so much more fun! We will definitely be going back & look forward to seeing Bronwen again. I left feeling relaxed & happy that my money was definitely well spent!!!

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5 Stars

08 . 24 . 2012

Wendy : AR

I don't really know how to express my full happiness when I stayed here in July! It was WONDERFUL! Mimosas, Beach towels, Chairs and Umbrellas for the beach, and the outing on Browen's yacht!!! Fabulous!!!! Will come back for many years!!! Thanks to all the great friends we made!

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5 Stars

08 . 10 . 2012

Kathy : Eufaula, AL

From the beautiful Japanese garden to the large dolphin statuary, Wisteria Inn is a real treasure in architecture, ambience and hospitality. It is an elegant, understated retreat with comfortable rooms, a quiet atmosphere and easy beach access just steps away from the beautifully landscaped pool and hot tub. A truly great find for guests who prefer a spa robe to a tacky tee shirt.

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5 Stars

08 . 10 . 2012

Mary & Cato : KY

I've been to PCB many times over the years and never could find "that" place that fit in perfectly with my vacation mindset. The Wisteria Inn is "that" place!!! I felt like I was in a friend's back yard in Key West!! It was exactly what a vacation was supposed to be - peaceful and relaxing. From free noontime mimosas poolside with the owner to free towels, beach chairs and umbrellas for the ocean, everything was superb!! My partner and I loved every minute of our time there! So much so that we added another day to our visit because we didn't want to leave! We will be back!! But next time we will get a larger room and stay longer!!! Thanks to the owner and staff!! You have our business for the next twenty years!!

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5 Stars

08 . 10 . 2012

Ed : Frankfort, KY

This paradise brings to my English-professor mind two literary associations, both having to do with Bronwen, the charming proprietress. One is Truma Capote's "Music for Chameleons," because of the litle lizards running all over, and because on the poolside terrace one may have a fascinating conversation with a fascinating woman, as in this short nonfiction story. Capote's book is dedicated to Tennessee Williams the author of the other literary association, The Night of the Iguana, similarly because of the paradisal setting and the character played by Ava Gardener in the movie version. Read these before or after or during your visit to the Wisteria Inn. But whether you do or not, your experience there is bound to be a real treat.

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5 Stars

08 . 01 . 2012

The Borgs : Atlanta, GA

This was our first time to stay at Wisteria Inn and loved every moment. The rooms were beautifully decorated, the landscaping around the pool was peaceful and colorful, and our pooches were so happy that they could come along on our vacation. The staff were so nice and made our visit so pleasant. We would recommend it to all our friends. We were even made welcome by the resident kitty who greeted us near the pool.

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5 Stars

06 . 27 . 2012

Dalton : Elba, AL

My wife and I have been staying here for several years and keep coming back. We have traveled around the world and stayed at B&B's to Huge Resorts and we love the Wisteria. It is a unique location with great amenities and location. One night you may sit around the pool and have a jam session with people you only met the day before or enjoy cigars and conversation with people from all over the country. What I love the most is the adults only enviroment as well as the pet friendly rooms. The location is close to some of the best food on the beach without having to deal with the traffic on the strip. The beach across the road is beautiful and not crowded. Try the Wisteria Inn once and you will be hooked.

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5 Stars

06 . 24 . 2012

Heather & Janice : Musella, GA

We would like to say thank you for the hospitality that we enjoyed when we stayed at your inn July 1-4. The room was very clean and anything that we needed was provided. Thanks to Sylvia for taking care of those needs. The atmosphere at the inn was very relaxing and friendly. We enjoyed the Mimosa time at noon and wine time in the evening. We also enjoyed sitting around the pool and talking with Bronwen, the owner, and the other inn guests. Thanks again for allowing us to stay and bring our dog, Brodie, with us!

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5 Stars

06 . 24 . 2012

Ron & Marty : The Woodlands, TX

One of the best hotels for friendliness, easy Florida life, definitely for the discriminating traveler. The motel owner personally attended to our every need, including accomodations for our dogs. Mimosas are complimentary around the pool at noon with wines served around the pool starting at 5 PM. This definitely increased interaction among the various couples lodging at this Florida Landmark. This facility is not big in facility size, but enormous on hospitality. I would like to visit again and again! This is a great old fashioned Floridian adventure. Motel owner knows all of the great places to eat. She has discriminating taste for foods.

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5 Stars

06 . 03 . 2012

Debbie : St. Peters, MO

My husband and I have traveled all over the world stayed at some beautiful places, but I must say the stay we had at this great little inn was impeccable. I am interior designer and consider myself quite picky when it comes to places to stay. With that being said the only thing I can say was dissapointing was we only could spend 3 nights there. It is by far the most charming & convienient place I have ever stayed. It is a little shangri-la dropped right in the middle of Panama City Beach, so private, intimate and safe. The rooms are very charming and clean. The pool, hot tub and gardens are so well groomed and beautiful from the foliage to the little koi pond. The owner Bronwen and her son Adrian are so hospitable we felt so welcomed and pampered. I will sum up by saying if you choose not to stay here you are missing a terrific experience, don't miss out, I promise you will not be sorry!!!

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4 Stars

05 . 24 . 2012

Rick : Nacogdoches, TX

Nice intimate place! Loved the pool area and the exceptional landscaping sourrounding it. Very convienent to great stretch of PCB beach and the umbrellas, chair and towels they supply are first rate. Room we stayed in the back, was on the small side, but clean and perfectly fine. Next time we'll try to splurge and get a larger room, poolside. Thanks for helping make our trip a great one!

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5 Stars

05 . 09 . 2012

Jason & Sylvia : Leesburg, GA

We loved our stay.

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5 Stars

04 . 30 . 2012

Linda Capps : Knoxville, TN

I have never had a more enjoyable time at any motel that I have ever stayed at! The staff was so personable and accomodating. We enjoyed every minute of it! It was the most peaceful place I've ever stayed. So relaxing. I am going back for sure!

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5 Stars

04 . 30 . 2012

Skip : Dothan, AL

Wonderful place to stay on the quiet side of Panama City Beach! Bronwen was a most gracious hostess and treated us like we were old friends! The grounds were beautiful and lush with a great pool and spa, plenty of room to stretch out with a Mimosa at Noon and wine at 5:30 each day! They are pet friendly (Small dogs are best), and we plan on taking our puppy next time and upgrading to the larger room. The room we stayed in was a little small, ( and the window AC unit was a bit loud) but the amenities were great and we plan on returning as soon as we can!

The beach is right across the street and they offer beach chairs and umbrellas. Be aware that this is an adult only lodging (no children, so it makes for a quiet, peaceful experience, and they are also smoking/non smoking). We loved every minute!

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5 Stars

10 . 01 . 2011

Debbie and Darrell : Talladega, AL

There are not enough words to describe this paradise. We will never stay any other place in Panama City. It is our oasis and a home away from home. Bronwen is the perfect hostess and proprietress. She is witty, well educated, active, and delightful to spend time with. We enjoyed our conversations and mimosas with her by the beautiful, well kept, and clean pool and hot tub. We also made many new friends, two-legged and four-legged. The room was impeccable. The housekeeper was very sweet, nice, and accommodating. The wonderfully decorated room had all the provisions we needed; fresh white towels and wash cloths ( I especially liked the make-up washcloth), soaps, a hot shower, TV, coffeemaker, refrigerator, tile floor, table for eating in, extremely comfortable mattress, plenty of blankets, white robes ( We will use these next time), rugs on each side of the bed, plus a lot more.

The landscaping is out of this world. Bronwen has quite a green thumb. We pranced around looking at all the greenery, flowers, fish pond, hammock, a little bridge that was so cute. There are plenty of chairs and lounges around the pool and hot tub area. We had the pool and hot tub to ourselves the majority of the time, and when we didn't we had great people to converse with. Our toy fox terrier Roxy thought she had died and gone to heaven. She thought she owned the place. The beach was easily accessible and very private. Bronwen provided these lovely wooden beach chairs. She also provides unbrellas. Bronwen had good suggestions for restaurants that are close by. The next time we visit we plan on swimming with the dolphins on Bronwen's yacht, and maybe a day trip to Shell Island. I could go on and on and on. You will never find a retreat like Wisteria Inn. I can't wait to go back and visit my new friend. I feel like I've known her my whole life. Hats off to Bronwen for all the hard work she does to make Wisteria Inn the most fabulous place on earth.

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5 Stars

09 . 11 . 2011

Tim Culbertson : Los Angeles, CA

WHAT A GREAT PLACE!! My cat and i stayed there and roamed around. april loved it i loved and we made new friends with the guest at the Inn. Only place to stay at in Panama City Bch, short distances to everything, including Golf. LOVED THE SPECIAL BOAT TRIP set up by the owner of the Inn.

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5 Stars

09 . 09 . 2011

Jimmy & Terri : Knoxville, TN

We just recently returned from our stay at The Wisteria Inn. I cannot even start to describe how much we loved it. Private, beautiful clean and the owner went above and beyond to see that every little thing was perfect. She was so friendly and it was a joy to meet her and talk to her. The pool and hot tub area with all of it's massive landscaping with pond and fish was GORGEOUS. Only steps to the beach and very short distance from anything you would want to do. Found this place by accident to finish up the last 2 days of our trip. I cannot wait to go back for a week. It has everything you need and way way more than you even expect. And the rates are unbelievably low for what you get here. LOVED, LOVED, LOVED it!!!!

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5 Stars

08 . 21 . 2011

Candy & Dave : Fort Wayne, IN

Just returned from this quaint, peaceful, adult pet-friendly retreat. The owner bent over backwards to prepare our room for us. The building is a older one story remodeled facility. The 1 story is convenient (especially for pet owners). Gated property, beautiful paving brick and large parking area (not hot on the feet). The rooms were beautifully decorated with little accent lamps - we had a TV, refrigerator, chair, dresser, coffee pot, ice bucket, and hair dryer. A nice display of toiletries and very nice thick white towels. The location was the quiet end of the beach which was exactly what we wanted. We have not been to the area for 15 years - huge huge high rise condos since that time. Please do not compare this facility to a commercially owned establishment.

Pros: quiet and peaceful, small establishment, 1 story facility, safe, pool and hot tub, gorgeous quiet white sand beach, clear gulf waters, great location, large community kitchen with microwave in lobby area (I prefer the cooking area not in the room for odor control), mimosa at noon, wine at 5:30p, gorgeous gardens, pet-friendly

Cons: None - perfect for us.

We thank the owner for allowing us the opportunity to stay at her beautiful retreat for adults/pets.

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5 Stars

08 . 10 . 2011

Roger & Janet : Nashville, TN

We recently spent the week of our 35th anniversary staying at the Wisteria Inn.We loved it! The pool & hot tub area were beautiful with a lush tropical theme and very private. Very nice room and very nice pet area. Our rat terrior, Pepper, felt right at home.But the best part was the innkeeper, Bronwen, b/c of how she went out of her way to make us feel at home! You felt like you were old friends! She is extremely nice, thoughtful and friendly. We've never experienced such personal service in previous hotels before. She is also always working about the grounds making everything look really neat and nice for her guests. So I highly reccomend your next stay in pcb to be at the Wisteria Inn.....thanks for everything you did for me Bronwen! We hope to see you next year!

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5 Stars

08 . 03 . 2011

Amber & Chris Hoffman : Tampa, FL

My husband and I have traveled all over the world, and we have never had such a wonderful experience like we did at Wisteria Inn. Not only is the resort located on a secluded side of Front Beach Road & Wisteria Lane (reminded me of where the t.v. show Desperate Housewives is located), but also wisteria plants grow around the resort.

Bronwen is the friendliest hostess I have ever met! She reminded me of my momma which made the stay even more enjoyable. Never was there a "hiccup" in the entire process from reserving the room to enjoying mimosas in the afternoon and wine at night to checking out.

We got to bring our dogs a.k.a. "children" which was most pleasant and they were most welcomed! Bronwen provided us with beach chairs and a lovely beach umbrella. If you want to swim with dolphins, Bronwen can accommodate your desires.

The rooms were clean and the maid service was impeccable. When we return to Panama City, the only place we will ever stay at is Wisteria Inn with momma Bronwen! :)

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5 Stars

07 . 19 . 2011

Mary, Tamara, Molly and Morris : Cairo, GA

Wisteria inn was the most wonderful place we have ever stayed in! Has great rooms and fabulous people! You feel like you're staying at home but with more luxury! The people you meet there will make you feel like family :) The manager there is wonderful! She is not like any other manager I have ever seen...She interacts with her guest and makes them feel comfortable. I definitely recommend staying at Wisteria inn! It is a great experience! :)

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4 Stars

07 . 04 . 2011

Polly, Jerry & Amelia : Lexington, KY

Stayed for a wonderful week. Loved being treated like family. We very much enjoyed the recommendation to Salty Sue's and daily conversation. Thank you so much for having us.

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5 Stars

07 . 04 . 2011

Doug & Sonia : Atlanta, GA

We just returned from our fourth annual visit to the Inn and we can't wait to return next year. Everything about this place is a breath of fresh air, from the enchanting pool and garden to the almost-private stretch of beach to the delightful proprietress. You will absolutely enjoy your visit to this little slice of paradise.

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5 Stars

06 . 19 . 2011

Ginny : Indianapolis, IN

Thank you for a wonderful week of sunshine and laughter, as well as the good conversation. The limo ride and yacht trip were "over the top" with dolphin mama & baby swimming alongside. What's not to love about the Wisteria Inn?

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5 Stars

06 . 17 . 2010

Laura : Marianna, FL

Thank you for another wonderful weekend away from the world. I love your little "Paradise" Enjoyed the gatherings around the pool and the wonderful conversations with all the guests. It means the world to me that you welcome my hairy human and allow her to sun by the pool. You are a great hostess and I can't thank you enough for all you do!!

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5 Stars

06 . 17 . 2010

Robin Landa & Mitchell Dettwiller : New Orleans, LA

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay last summer and are looking forward to returning in 2012. Everything was wonderful, and it was amazing to be able to bring our "girls" - 4-legged - to the beach! Thanks for a wonderful experience. See you soon!

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5 Stars

06 . 17 . 2010

Robin : Tallahassee, FL

My visit at the Wistera Inn was exceptional. This was my first visit there but Bronwen made me feel as though I'd been coming there for years. I will definitly be joining her for the most peacful wine tasting hour by the pool again when the opportunity arises.

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5 Stars

06 . 10 . 2010

Sherry and Noel : Fort Worth, TX

What a wonderful visit! We were warmly welcomed by Bronwen, treated to wine and mimosas by the pool, met new friends, and to top it off- Bronwen took us out on her personal yacht! While out on the water, we started seeing dolphins all around us so Bronwen stopped the boat and we were able to get in the water. The dolphins swam right up to us- close enough to touch!! It was an amazing experience- and so personal- you won't get that on a dolphin charter! The only regret I had on our visit was that it wasn't longer.

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5 Stars

06 . 08 . 2010

Kristen : St George Island, FL

Wisteria Inn is a REAL find – a hidden treasure! A true retreat – our room was spacious, clean & appeared professional decorated. The Eden-like gardens within the privately walled pool and hot tub made us feel wonderfully secluded.
Off the beaten track – but near enough to high energy entertainment. The innkeeper, Bronwen – made us feel like pamper guests. A delightful lady! Very special place – an atmosphere somewhere between Key West & New Orleans – we are looking forward to our return.

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5 Stars

06 . 08 . 2010

John : St. George Island, FL

The Wisteria Inn on Panama City Beach is as unique as the Inn Keeper. This cute little Inn has a lovely garden with pool, spa, and gazebos under which patrons enjoy the company of the Inn Keeper, Bronwen, and each others company around noon for mimosas, and at happy hour with a glass of wine. The atmosphere is perfectly conducive for making new friends and acquaintances. Simply put, this Inn is an Oasis designed to encourage the gathering of the Patrons for convivial conservation and real human interaction. A place to stay where interesting experiences can be created and enjoyed is a rare commodity in this day and age of anonymity.

Bronwen, the Wisteria Inn Keeper, was named after a character in the novel How Green Was My Valley (also a movie in 1941). Bronwen may be the most interesting women in the world. Encourage her to regale you with interesting stories of sailing and her unique life experiences.

If you are thirsty for a unique experience, you will enjoy the Wiste! ria Inn. Stay thirsty my friends!

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5 Stars

05 . 23 . 2010

Jerry, Erika & Irmi : Rockwood, TN

The Wisteria Inn is fabulous, fabulous. It is certainly "The Jewel" of the Emerald Coast. Everything was just perfect. The extra plus was Bronwen the Innkeeper extraordinaire! We did not want to leave. Our shepherd was very content too! We will definitely be back many times.

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5 Stars

05 . 07 . 2010

Bill and Sharon Pouncey : Opelika, AL

We enjoyed our stay at the Wisteria very much!! This was the first time at the beach for my Peek-a-poo and he loved it. The room was very clean and well decorated. If you want privacy and relaxation this is the place to be. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived.

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5 Stars

02 . 18 . 2010

Barbara & Allen Schmidt : Clarksville, TN

We spent several days over this past Valentines Day weekend at Wisteria Inn. Relaxing and enjoyable! Bronwen was very warm - the perfect host and treated us like family the entire stay. This is an older facility however has been very nicely updated and we especially liked being able to use the Hot Tub at any time day or night. The beach was awesome!

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5 Stars

06 . 08 . 2009

Cecily and Kevin : Paintsville, KY

We got married on 6-27-09 and had a trip to PCB planned for months. Got there and the hotel was horrible, so we called Bronwen, thank god she answered and had a room!! We loved the Wisteria, and we met some of the best people ever right by the pool!!! The room was beautiful and clean. It was a plus that Buddy, my dog, was comfortable and very welcomed. We have all intentions of coming back!! Our honeymoon was perfect thanks to Bronwen and the Wisteria Inn!!!!!

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5 Stars

06 . 05 . 2009

Marilynn : Primm Springs, TN

Over the Memorial day week, my family of four (3 big men)...stayed at Wisteria Inn. It was simply lovely (we coulda got more room!). Bronwen is delightful and caring and the scenery at the Inn is beaurtiful and lush. All of the tropical planting done by Bronwen!! Mimosas were delicious as was the wine...the pool and hot tub (in ground) were restful and clean and my little dog (yes, a dog, too) was also treated as a treasured guest! The beach access was a few steps away and WI provides you with umbrellas and comfy chairs for the hot sand and sun.
I will go back, perhaps w/ less menfolk, but WI cries out for return visits.
I will return.

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5 Stars

06 . 05 . 2009

Todd Davis, Michael Stephens : Griffin, GA

Michael and I had the best 4th of July that we have ever had!!!! The rooms are great and you could not ask for a better Inn Keeper. She made our stay fantastic. There is only one word to discribe our stay FABULOUS! Will see ya in September!!!

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05 . 13 . 2009

Laura : Marianna, FL

What a wonderful place to stay. The Wisteria Inn is the perfect spot for those who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the beach crowd. The Innkeeper made my stay worthwhile after a portion of my vacation plans fell through. I felt as if I was a part of her family. Thanks for a wonderful week!!

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05 . 07 . 2009

Rodger and Mary Ellen : Chattanooga, TN

We just recently had an extended stay at the Wisteria and it was truly the most peaceful and restful place I have stayed in PCB. The owner and her staff made us feel as if we were staying in the home of long time friends. I highly recommend this to anyone who likes to vacation with their pets and want to be able to get away from the hustle and bustle of the usual beach accommodations.

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10 . 20 . 2008

The Ferrell Couple : Selma, AL

There is not another place my wife and I would consider home other than the Wisteria Inn. The place is a hidden jewel on the emerald coast and the inn keeper is an absolute delight. Let her take you out on her boat and experiance what coastal living is all about.

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Ronald & Lisa : Taylorsville, KY

We stay here each time we are in town and we love it and our dogs love it too. It's clean, and relaxing.

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The Coles & Charlie : Stone Mountain, GA

Very relaxing for me and my wife. Bronwen made us feel as if we were at home in her place, even our schnauzer came back with a smile.

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The Hendricks : Dallas, GA

Wisteria is by far the best place in Panama City. We love the quaint location and the home-like feel to the guest rooms. And the price is just right. We will make Wisteria our vacation spot for years to come.

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Jim & Ginger : Memphis, TN

What a beautiful, romantic hide-away!! The pool and hot tub were wonderful. The beach is so close and they supply the chairs, umbrella, and towels. The only thing they didn't do was rub the suntan lotion on my shoulders! The room was beautiful and had everything you could want. We loved this quiet place to relax and recharge. We will definitely be back next summer.

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The Farmers : Huntsville, AL

It was such a pleasure to stay at the Wisteria Inn. The atmosphere is relaxing and private, yet hospitality is all around you. We plan on celebrating our anniversary at the Wisteria Inn this year. The website is excellent. Love the "King Serenghetti Room".

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Barb & Candace

Just a quick note to say thanks again for the wonderful accommodations. It was a pleasure to meet you, and experience your wonderful inn. We have already started spreading the word, and will continue to do so. Thank you from all of us!

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The Mintons

My husband and I stayed at the Wisteria this past weekend and it was our second time there. We absolutely love it. Every time we come back home I spread the word to more people about your beautiful inn. We actually have a place in Florida, but we can't help but come to the Wisteria instead every once in a while. Thank you for such an enjoyable stay.

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The Childress' : Thorsby, AL

This was our second trip to your inn. We were as thrilled with our second stay as our first. Everything is first rate. We love the peace and beauty of the garden, the pool and the spa. The service is wonderful and the rooms are lovely. We are looking forward to our next trip down. Thanks for such a great retreat!

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Jason & Marty Thornhill : Albany, GA

My Wife and I recently celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary. We wanted to get away for the weekend. We searched the internet and came across the Wisteria Inn. It was everything we were looking for and more. The pictures on the internet were wonderful. The Inn is much more impressive in person. Mrs. DuKate made our stay a pleasure. She has spared nothing to make it a first class inn. If you like your privacy, romantic setting, wonderful landscape, and an owner of a property that makes you feel right at home, you are looking for Mrs. DuKate and the Wisteria Inn.

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K. Carcaci : Rochester, NY

I just want to let you know how much we enjoyed the Inn. It was so relaxing and I just loved our flower discussions! We will be back again and I will highly recommend the Inn to others.

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Ann & Don Yates : Birmingham, AL

This was our second year to stay at the Wisteria Inn over the Labor Day holiday and we had a fabulous time again. The tropical gardens surrounding the pool and hot tub are lush and create an atmosphere of relaxation and privacy. The owner is friendly and goes out of her way to make you feel welcome and she also provides special amenities to guests. Each year we meet new people as we sit around the pool talking. A lot of the people we met said they come back each year because of the beautiful rooms and the friendly atmosphere.

My husband and I enjoy also enjoy the quiet around the pool since young children are not allowed. We have grandchildren but being able to sit around the pool with no screaming and splashing children is wonderful.

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Paul Lightner, Earl Grace, Charlie & Lilli : Wetumpka, AL

What a great weekend we and the guests that we invited for the celebration had. The accommodations were wonderful as expected--and our party was so impressed. Though everyone had heard us talk about the inn for the last year, it exceeded their expectations. Kudo's to the staff and owner of such a wonderful, and private sanctuary for our party with our friends. I know we will be back and encourage everyone to sit back and relax--and take in the ambience of the Wisteria Inn. Thanks again for polishing that diamond in the rough.

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The Cassels : Enterprise, AL

We can't say enough about the Wisteria and it's staff. It is unlike any place we've stayed before. My husband and I fell in love with the owner. She is so much fun to be around and is a very capable sailor. Our ride on the "C'est si Bon" was the highlight of our trip. Thank you for making our visit so special. We look forward to staying with you again soon!

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Sheila & Charles DeLashmutt : Woodstock, GA

We wanted to let you know what a lovely time we had at the Wisteria. Charles and I stayed in The South Beach with our little Dachshund Sasha. Even with the rain on Saturday, we still enjoyed the relaxed and laid back atmosphere you have created at your beautiful little Inn. This world needs more places just like yours, to slow down and appreciate the simple pleasures life has to offer. We hope to come back for another visit soon.

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Matthew : Birmingham, AL

Love the Wisteria! I always have a blast relaxing by the pool and meeting other people. The inn grounds are beautiful and the staff is very accommodating, even to pets. This is an ultimate "get-away" spot!

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Andrew : Destin, FL

We had heard of Wisteria Inn through a friend. The place was so beautiful, the rooms were so clean, and the pool and gardens could not have been any more relaxing. I would suggest this place to anyone I know. We plan to go back soon ourselves.

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