Two bedroom Vacation Rental With TV | VaycayHero #48117

9th Floor Condo with Shared Hot Tub & Balcony

Gulf Shores, AL (31) VaycayHero Booking Protection VaycayHero Booking Protection
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  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms BR
  • 2 Bath
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#48117

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Bed Configuration: Bedroom 1: King | Bedroom 2: Queen | Living Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa.

9th floor condo at Crystal Tower. The balcony, living area and master bedroom all have views of the Gulf of Mexico. Crystal Tower features an air-conditioned sky walk to the Crystal Tower pool and lazy river. The unit sleeps: 4-6; Beds: 1 king in master bedroom, Queen bed in the guest bedroom, plus a sleeper sofa in the living room.

New living room furniture and queen bed in guest bedroom - Winter 2014/2015. New king mattress Dec 2015. Interior Appointments: Fully equipped kitchen, 3 flat screen TVs, 3 DVD players, washer and dryer, Egyptian Cotton linens.

This unit is a part of Crystal Tower

Come dive into a Crystal Tower condo and experience the gulf’s largest outdoor pool with a Lazy River, or use the enclosed walk-over to gain access to miles of sugar-white sandy beaches. Located across the street from the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico, our Crystal Tower condos feature all the features and amenities you expect from a premiere Alabama vacation rental.

Once here, you’ll be in awe of the attention to details such as the air-conditioned skywalk arching over West Beach Blvd to the beach club which provides a huge spa surrounded by a lush landscaped wraparound deck. Crystal Tower boasts two swimming pools—one inside and one outside with full deck, so guests have numerous choices for sunbathing and water activities. The beautiful granite and limestone lobby feature a fitness center to keep you moving while on vacation.  Plus, our signature service and proximity to countless entertainment and attractions in nearby Gulf Shores make Crystal Tower a great fit for a vacation to Alabama that is as relaxing or as active as you wish it to be.

**Please note that not all of the amenities listed might be available to your specific unit. Please call if you have questions about complex amenities.**

Amenities

TV

Community Tennis

Ocean View

Cable TV

Community Bask...

Community Pool

Elevator

Towels & Linen...

Ceiling fans

BBQ

Community Sauna

Heating

Water Skiing N...

VCR/DVD

Fitness Center

Family/Kid Fri...

Indoor Pool

Handicap Acces...

Air Conditioning

Balcony

Kitchen

Coffee Maker

Jet Skiing Nearby

Wireless Internet

Washer/Dryer

Ironing Board

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Microwave

Toaster

Golf Nearby

Central Heat & Air

Community Hot Tub

Host Details

Check In: 03:00 PM

Check Out: 10:00 AM

Rating: 31 5.0/5

Listings: 46

Member Since: 2016

Cleanliness Exceptional
Cleanliness Meets Expectation
Emergency Support
Emergency Support 24/7
Easy Key Pick Up
Key Pick Up Lockbox

1. Where will I pick up the keys from?
Detailed pick-up information will be provided to you once you book this rental.

2. I am going to be arriving late. Do I have to arrive during business hours to pick up keys?
You can check in any time you want on or after the check-in time. After-hours key pick up information will be provided to you once you book this rental.

3. Does the total price include everything? Are any of the fees refundable?
Yes, there is nothing more to be paid. All mandatory fees are included in the total price.

4. What is the cancellation policy for this rental?
Cancellation policy is listed on this page under 'Cancellation Policy'.

5. Is there a security deposit for this rental?

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Extra linens are available for an additional fee. The fee varies between $25 and $100. Contact us for details.

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All members of group must be ages 25 and up. Rule is strictly enforced by the host.

Reviews (31)

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Wendy B.

on 07/05/2017

Our overall experience with this condo was not very good. When we got there at 3:15pm, the cleaning person was still in the room cleaning with her 3 children. We waited for almost an hour in the lobby for her to be done. When we got to get in the room, the floor was covered in sand, we were left with no toilet paper, paper towels, or garbage bags. Luckily, I had brought some from home. I realize they aren't suppose to supply a lot, but I am assuming we should have had at least a starter set. The rugs in the bathroom were soaking wet, some of the remotes were missing batteries, and the condo itself is lacking in the pot & pan selection. It was very difficult to cook a meal with one pot. On Sunday morning as we were packing up, the cleaning person just let herself in without knocking at 8:30am. We stayed in Crystal Towers last summer and had a great experience. This summer was very disappointing. I would not stay in this condo again.

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john m.

on 06/20/2017

The pools were very clean and the unit was nice and clean, will be back

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Keith A.

on 06/01/2017

this is the third year we have stayed in unit 903 my grandchildren refused to leave very comfortable and great for families with the walkway to the beach and adjacent pools

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Kimberly T.

on 05/06/2017

OUR FIRST DAY - 1. When we arrived someone had left urine in the master bathroom along with pee all over the seat 2. The towel rack in the master bathroom was RIPPED off the wall 3. The floors were absolutely FILTHY! 4. The foot guard on the bottom of the front door was scrapping the tile - all of these problems we called about immediately. They sent a general maintenance guy (very nice man) he fixed the door and towel rack. The receptionist said they'd send a cleaning crew back out but no one has come yet and we're 48 Hrs into our original complaint. DAY TWO - 1. We found DIRT in the master bed sheets, and other stains. 2. After dumping dirty ice from the freezer on day one, we find out it STILL isn't making ANY ICE! ON DAY THREE - 1. I take my infant for a walk on the beach this morning and come to find out the gate code I was given WAS INCORRECT!!! I stood out in the sun with him for 20 Min. before someone came to the gate to get me in & informed me of the correct gate code! Seriously you rent the facility but don't even know the correct code? 2. Our fridge stops working overnight, so $200 worth of groceries are RUINED! They said they'd compensate $100 because of all the 'issues' I'm sorry $100? ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!! We've called this company SEVERAL times and still NO call from a manager besides the one earlier this morning who might I add HUNG UP ON MY HUSBAND! ALBVR brought a 'new' fridge (looked like it'd seen MUCH better days and smelled of mildew and was dirty - ANYWAYS had the thing 1 day and took FOREVER to cool down for our now second batch of ruined groceries. Of course the ice machine STILL didn't work and the fridge leaked water. We called to report it and yet again took another 24hrs + to get a return call!

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Marek N.

on 12/26/2016

We are frequent visitors to Gulf Shores but this was our first experience with Crystal Tower. We stayed in the Unit 903 and if you care about views I would not recommend having a lower floor. The condo is spacious and modern, furniture were good, comfortable. Biggest issues were cleanness of the condo, in fact I took several pictures of dirty ceiling fans, dirty coffee table, dirty glasses and dishes, disgustingly dirty knifes. Ice maker in the refrigerator did not work. Also a few "start up" items were missing. I understand and read directions and realize that I have to bring my own supplies but there was not a single coffee filter or information what type of coffee maker is available, hence no way to bring your own filters. I do not like mornings without cup of coffee...Also no dish detergent (although according to the condo instructions it should be there). Overall, nice building good location however the unit below the expectations.

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Paula F.

on 10/13/2016

I had a very good experience. Property was very updated and clean. Had everything I needed plus more. LOVED the balcony and view!!

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Beverly H.

on 08/21/2016

We found the unit clean and beautiful. We will definitely use your company again for our next vacation there we had a lovely time. The only thing the ice maker made a funny sound at times but was no problem lol. Thank you for everything . See ya next year.

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Erin C.

on 08/03/2016

We loved our stay. The room was clean and comfortable. The location was great was well. The pool areas were clean and great to have. The view from our room was great as well. I loved that it had a washer and dryer in the room. The room also had everything we needed for our stay.

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Richard G.

on 07/27/2016

903 is a great condo. It is very clean, the furnishings are great, and it was very comfortable. We all very much enjoyed our stay there, and are already planning our return trip next year.

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Dawn w.

on 07/17/2016

we were in the area for the little league world series but we were so close to the beach my rental was a great location as I could see both pools and the beach from the patio which was great since the kids wanted to swim a lot more than I did.

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Keith A.

on 06/09/2016

excellent

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Linda W.

on 05/07/2016

We love staying at Crystal Tower because of the amenities. Last year was our first time there and we really loved the beach.
As far as the condo, you really need to work on cleaning and maintaining it a lot better. The walls were scratched up ( little paint would help) The floors are so dirty, the grout is disgusting. The wood trim around the floor needs a good paint job. These condos could be nice if they were maintained properly. When we got there the toilets wouldn't flush properly. There was not enough hot water for 2 people much less for 4 people to shower. Toward the end of our time the dishwasher quit working and overflowed, the kitchen sink backed up and the garbage disposal broke. Overall cleaning and maintenance needs a lot of improvement.

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Scott S.

on 03/27/2016

Nice

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Laurie P.

on 06/14/2015

Everything was as described!! Loved the condo!

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David T.

on 01/30/2015

We very much enjoyed out stay at your condo. This is the first time we have stayed in a condo with an activity room.

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Sandra M.

on 08/29/2014

The stay was nice however there are a few things that could be improved. Parts of the floor in our unit was bubbling up and we tripped a couple of times. The floors in the master and living room had sand on them and the bigges issue we had was the couch was so uncomfortable. We visited both outdoor pools and the south outdoor pool was dirty. Most people were at the end of the pool nearest the beach so we ended up on the north end of the pool but there was lots of trash bugs and debris in the water. Despite these minor things we def enjoyed our stay and would recommend this to other people. Good price range too!!

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Anonymous

on 06/16/2017

My family and I arrived June 16th our Condo was beautiful and clean
I will be booking our next vacation at Crystal Towers again.
The only issues we had was the elevators and the beach water wasn't like it use to be it was dirty looking!

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Anonymous

on 07/24/2016

Excellent experience!

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Anonymous

on 06/01/2016

The room we stayed in was clean and well kept. Even with the room across the street it still felt like we were on the beach. I love the walkway to the pool and to the beach. It was so convenient. We will definitely be back next summer for a longer stay.

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Anonymous

on 03/20/2016

My family and I really enjoyed our stay at this condo! The pools were wonderful as well as the hot tub. The room had everything we needed! We were very pleased!

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Anonymous

on 03/11/2016

The complex was centrally located. We enjoy the views of the gulf and the 2nd bedroom had views of the laggon. The complex was clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful! The elevators were slow and you had to handle them with kid gloves. It was spring break, the staff did a great job keeping the partiers quiet. The beach was crowed which made it difficult to sit and enjoy the water but the beach staff was friendly and accommodating!

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Anonymous

on 11/24/2015

Can't say anything bad about the condo. Great View, Location, a very clean and nice condo. It feels larger than the pictures indicate. Had everything we needed to complete our Thanksgiving Dinner. Enjoyed our stay very much. Would definitely stay there again.

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Anonymous

on 09/04/2015

Had a wonderful trip. This was a great location, lots of amenities, perfect for a family of 5!

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Anonymous

on 07/26/2015

The rental was a good stay in Gulf Shores. The Condo had a nice ocean view and amenities that you would expect from home. The rooms had some use and the elevators for the facility were very time consuming to get back to the destined floor. The owner had great communication on arrival and checkout terms. The pool was nice and well maintained. Good overall stay.

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Anonymous

on 05/23/2015

Everything went well. We have stayed in the Crystal Towers many times. Everything worked well in the condo. Some things were not as clean as I prefer.

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Anonymous

on 04/08/2015

We had a great time. The condo was very clean and easy to get in/out from. Beach and pool access was also easy and clean. We would definitely stay here again.

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Anonymous

on 10/26/2014

Excellent stay and got lucky with the weather. My only complaint was the actual rate was higher than the rate advertised on VRBO.

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Anonymous

on 09/10/2014

Enjoyed our condo. Loved location, crosswalk was ideal, the pools were AWESOME, and the beach was right there.

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Anonymous

on 08/04/2014

The condo we stayed in was very nice for the most part. There were only a few problems with the unit that stopped me from giving it 5 stars across the board. First, the sheets on the pullout bed in the living were dirty and had obviously not been changed in quite some time. Then the non stick pots that were in the kitchen had all the non stick stuff scratched or flaking off still which made us uncomfortable with using them, we worked around that by opting to bake most of the dinner meals we cooked. And lastly the freezer was not working well at all but we didn't catch that until our last night in the unit when the popsicles we bought for the kids were mostly melted down to slush. Aside from those hiccups, the unit was very nicely decorated, pretty clean and the beds were comfortable.

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Anonymous

on 07/31/2014

Loved the pools, hot tubs and beach!!! Even though it is not directly on the beach, it's a great location. Easy check in/out! Only 2 minor complaints...... Could not open sliding door from bedroom to balcony and the couch has seen better days! But.....GREAT view from balcony by going out other door!!!


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Anonymous

on 07/06/2014

The location is very close to 59 but it seems like everyone wanted to be on 59. It was very crowded! Our first impression was tainted by the elevators being broken. One or all three were broken constantly the first 3days we were there. We had to haul groceries up the stairs. When they did work, we waited up to 30 mins for one that was available. The unit was disappointing as well. The pictures do not give any indication of how small the unit is. You can barely turn around without closing a door, moving furniture or running into something. It was NOT clean at all. Very dusty, children's feet were black from being barefoot, things left in small places that we didn't have such as Cheerios and band aides. The toilet paper holder came out of the wall the first time I used it, the floor had humps in it where the vinyl was not stuck to the floor and there were no extras of anything (towels, sheets, pillow cases, paper towels, garbage bags, etc.). Overall very disappointed.
Things we enjoyed were the pool, the comfortable beds, the view and the walkway over the street. However, not enough positives to stay here again or recommend to anyone!

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