Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

2 stars
3025 W First Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.8
out of 5
48 reviews
Great place to stay, away from all the congested traffic

Every thing in the room was clean. had plenty of room.refrig, microwave.It was really nice for the... See full review

  • Nannie with big fat fanny
  • 29 Jun 2014
Perfect roomy getaway.

This room was perfect for our needs. It had lots of room for two people. The furnishings were nice... See full review

  • Ronda from the Northeast
  • 22 Sep 2014
Basic, budget-friendly, and a mile and a half from the beach
At Country Hearth Inn of Gulf Shores, guests get what they pay for. The no-frills hotel offers basic, motel-style accommodations about a mile and a half north of the white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast and an easy drive from the amusement and water parks, shopping outlets and restaurants of the region. Local attractions include Fort Morgan (20 miles west), the Bird of Paradise Biplane Rides (two miles north), and Gulf Shores Museum (about half a mile north). Some Country Hearth Inn guest rooms feature kitchenettes but not all -- inquire ahead.
Highlights
  • A mile and a half from the white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Convenient to shopping, dining and area attractions
Location
Country Hearth Inn of Gulf Shores sits just off the Gulf Shores Parkway, about a mile and a half north of the Gulf Coast and minutes from Tanger Outlet Mall. Orange Beach is a short drive from here.
Rooms
Country Hearth Inn of Gulf Shores offers basic, motel-style accommodations. Some rooms feature kitchenettes with a stovetop, microwave and refrigerator, and all come with Serta mattresses and free Wi-Fi.
Features
Guests may use the on-site coin-operated laundry machines at all hours. Country Hearth Inn of Gulf Shores offers free high-speed wireless Internet access. A number of restaurants lie within a short drive of the hotel, including the famous LuLu's at Homeport Marina.
Transportation
  • Jack Edwards Airport (1.7 mi/2.8 km)
  • Pensacola Regional Airport (33 mi/52.9 km)
  • Mobile Regional Airport (43.8 mi/70.5 km)
Attractions
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Gulf State Park (0.4 mi/0.7 km)
  • Waterville U.S.A. (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Gulf Shores Museum (0.6 mi/0.9 km)
  • LuLu's at Homeport Marina and live music venue (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • The Track Family Recreation Center (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • The Bird of Paradise Biplane Rides (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • The Wharf (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • Tanger Outlet Mall (7.7 mi/12.4 km)
  • Fort Morgan State Historic Site (19.9 mi/32 km)
Policies and fees
  • Pet friendly: $50 USD per pet, 25 pounds and under
  • Weekly rates are available

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores Rooms

1 King Bed Kitchenette
1 King Bed-Kitchenette-Free WiFi-Coffeemaker- Hairdryer-Cable TV-Iron-Ironing Board-Guest Laundry Facility-Front Desk and Lobby
1 King Bed Non-Smoking
Comfortable guest room with 1 King Bed. Non-Smoking.
2 Double Beds Suite Non-Smoking
2 Double Beds-Suite-Kitchenette-NonSmoking- Free WiFi-Coffeemaker-Hairdryer-Cable TV Iron-Ironing Board-Guest Laundry Facility-Front
2 Double Beds Non-Smoking
Comfortable guest room with 2 Double Beds. Non-Smoking.
1 Queen Bed Accessible NS
Comfortable accessible guest room with 1 Queen Bed. Non-Smoking.

Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Services
Maid service
Room
Cable or sat. TV
Telephone
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available
Shower
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub

Hotel Map

30.281 -87.6894
Nearby airports
Mobile Municipal, (MOB), 67.00, MI, S; Pensacola Regional Airport, (PNS), 41.00, MI, N;
Area description
Resort

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (48)

Ratings and reviews for Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Overall score

2.8 / 5
5.01.0
48 out of 48
Amenities:
2.5
Room cleanliness:
3.3
Hotel staff:
3.5
Room comfort:
3.1
Location:
3.7
Value:
3.3

67% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ronda from the Northeast
Business
Lee, New Hampshier
22 Sep 2014

Perfect roomy getaway.

This room was perfect for our needs. It had lots of room for two people. The furnishings were nice as well. It had a very comfortable king sized bed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Holiday purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The Hangout restaurant is a must. Great for kids as well as adults. There's a playground for the kids here.

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
BPoole
Business
zachary Louisiana
18 Jul 2014

Best Sleep

We were only staying one night since our condo week ended on Sat. and we wanted to stay an extra day. Best sleep we had all week!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Baseball Granny
Business
Dallas, TX
3 Jul 2014

Family Fun and Baseball Games

We would stay there again and have recommended the hotel to others. We aren't beach goers and Country Hearth is in a good location, was restful and quiet. It would help if another mirror was in the room itself instead of just the bathroom. No shelving in the bathroom for dental aids, cosmetics, hairdryer etc. I think someone else got the $$ tip left for the very nice woman who made sure we had plenty of towels, etc. My mistake.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nannie with big fat fanny
Business
selma al
29 Jun 2014

Great place to stay, away from all the congested traffic

Every thing in the room was clean. had plenty of room.refrig, microwave.It was really nice for the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Holiday purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

This hotel is close to the water park,and the putt putt golf.

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Vickie12
Business
Gulf Shores, AL
19 Jun 2014

Last minute

Very clean & friendly staff. T.V. needing update!!! But otherwise nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Birmingham Chick
Business
Birmingham, Alabama
9 Jun 2014

Simple room but perfect for a couple!

Great Staff - Cute Room - Great Location it was perfect not too expensive and had a great air conditioner as well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Holiday purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

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Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Joshadaboy
Business
Jackson, MS
14 Apr 2014

Cheap and Close to the beach

We did not experience any trouble from staff. Room was clean when we arrived and cleaned daily. It's a little loud because it's so close to 59 but not too bad. The only problem is that the ac unit did not keep the room as cool as we would have liked it. Only a few minutes away from the beach. Close to restaurants and grocery store. Overall good experience

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Driving down 59 takes you straight to the beach. There is plenty of free parking. Don't pay five dollars at the first lot you see

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bridal party member
Business
Gulf Shores, Al.
31 Mar 2014

Good stay

I had a wedding to attend in Gulf Shores. It was perfect for my needs. Price was right. Location was perfect , it was cose to the venue. Room was clean. I was comfortable. I felt safe. Thanks, Country Hearth Inn

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
C Alsburg
Business
Gulf Shores, AL
24 Jul 2013

Don't Waster Your Money

This was one of the worst hotel experiences I've ever had. First, when we checked in (7/22/13) there was a family in front of us cancelling their room. That should have been our first clue. We got there an hour early and didn't expect our room to be ready, but as soon as the other family left they magically had a room available. When we got to the room the beds looked thrown together and the floor was damp, but unfortunately we ignored this out of exhaustion. We did find that the WiFi that was promised in the reservation was not available. Not even an hour later we noticed that it was significantly hotter than it was when we arrived. I tried to turn the knob to a colder setting and it just fell out of the air conditioning unit. Later that night we kept hearing buzzing and chirping in the room. I then spent the rest of the night going around the room just to kill all the bugs and spiders we found! There were much more than just the normal 'they just got through the cracks' amount. We eventually gave up and tried to go to sleep, although with it was hot and muggy with the air conditioner broken. My sister and I were both woken up several times finding that something was crawling on us. While getting ready to leave in the morning I found hair all over the shower and several dead bugs along the walls. We immediately went to the front desk to cancel the rest of our reservation. We were told that we would look into compensating us and would get a call as soon as things were sorted out. It has been two days now (7/24/13) and they refuse to give us any information except that they will call when they figure it out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Country Hearth Inn Gulf Shores

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
William GBaldi
Business
Slidell la
3 Jun 2013

Good Hotel for a Night

The Hotel was good enough for a night and was in a good location. The price could have been a little cheaper. Should be more to offer for the price. 85$/night would have been worth it. Would not stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Holiday purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

A place where they throw dinner rolls at you.

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