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Gulf Shores, AL, United States
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Gulf Shores. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 16 April 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Gulf Shores:$298/night
Cheapest price found:$37/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$207 - $432
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$281 - $329
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Gulf Shores hotels

Browse through properties in Gulf Shores that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 7,646 properties in Gulf Shores and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.
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160 West Commerce Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, United States
2.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$213
Avg. per night
337 East Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL, United States
1.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$310
Avg. per night
213 West Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, AL, United States
2.2 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$139
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Gulf Shores

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An overview of the average price of hotels by hotel class in the Gulf Shores. We've also highlighted the most popular hotels and best value within each hotel class.
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160 West Commerce Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, United States
213 West Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, AL, United States
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337 East Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL, United States

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Where to stay in Gulf Shores

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About Gulf Shores

A family-friendly beach destination nestled along Alabama’s Gulf Coast, Gulf Shores boasts 51 kilometres of sandy beaches perfect for surfing and fishing. Visitors can enjoy sky coaster rides, dolphin cruises and hiking in wilderness beach parks.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Warm Gulf waters and pillow-soft white beaches take centre stage in Gulf Shores, with most activities revolving around the shoreline. You can soak up the sun in secluded coves or indulge in parasailing, jet skiing, surfing and stand-up paddleboarding. Feel like reeling in your dinner? Head to Gulf State Park Pier, which extends for over 400 metres into the water, then cook your catch at waterfront grilling stations.

There are plenty of ways to get out on the water, from sailboat glides to glass-bottom boat cruises and dolphin-watching schooners. You can also explore underwater with diving expeditions to famous shipwrecks, such as the Whiskey Wreck and the USS Oriskany.

PGA golf courses dot the landscape of Gulf Shores, with courses such as Cotton Creek and the award-winning Diva Dunes open to the public. Take a leisurely hike on the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail to view indigenous species in native swamps and forests. Delve into the area’s naval history with a visit to the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park.

Family entertainment starts with a trip to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, known for its impressive reptile house and engaging animal shows. Older kids will love the thrills of simulated skydiving on the Skycoaster, a feature of The Track Gulf Shores.

Getting around Gulf Shores

Bicycles and trolleys provide transport around the beach areas of Gulf Shores, while taxis and ride-shares operate throughout the city. Airports in Mobile and Pensacola, about a one-hour drive away, offer rental cars and shuttles.

Facts about staying in Gulf Shores

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Gulf Shores to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 16 April 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Gulf Shores?

    Gulf Shores is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel, which has a current rating of 8.8. For other potential stays, consider Beachside Resort Hotel and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gulf Shores, which can also be great places to stay in Gulf Shores.

  • What is a good hotel near Gulf Shores Beach?

    Beachside Resort Hotel is a good hotel close to Gulf Shores Beach - it has scored 7.4 over 2,550 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Gulf Shores near Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo?

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gulf Shores is a hotel near Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.3 from 893 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Gulf State Park?

    If you’re planning to stay near Gulf State Park, you should consider Eagle Cottages at Gulf State Park, which has a score of 9.6 from 26 reviews.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Gulf Shores?

    Gulf Shores Beach, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and Gulf State Park are the most popular landmarks in Gulf Shores according to our data. You can experience Gulf Shores Beach if you plan to visit Gulf Shores. You can visit Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo if you stay in Gulf Shores. Gulf State Park is accessible while staying in Gulf Shores.

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