Destin Beachfront Hotel News and Reviews

Henderson Park Inn Destin Beach Hotel is not only the talk of the Emerald Coast but also the talk of the whole nation! From editorials in magazines like Beaches, Resorts & Parks and Food Traveler to grand prize winnings on talk shows like Live! With Kelly and Michael and Let’s Make a Deal, the news of our award winning Beachfront Bed & Breakfast is quickly making waves throughout the country! We are honored to share a few of our recent Henderson Park Inn reviews and features that will show you why our getaway is the place to get away to.


Awards and Accolades


  • “The Best Place to Pop the Question” in 2017 by Destin VIP magazine
  • Henderson Park Inn named #1 Most Romantic Hotel in the United States in 2016
  • 2016 Conde Nast’s Top-3 Waterside Hotels in North and Central America
  • Travelers Choice Award Winner-Top 25 Romantic Hotels in the United States
  • 2015 Travelers Choice Award Winner-Top 25 Romantic Hotels in the United States
  • 2012 Henderson Park Inn was voted the “Best Place to Pop the Question” in Destin
  • 2011 Henderson Park Inn was named the “Most Romantic Hotel” in the Emerald Coast’s Finest awards contest
  • 2010 Ranked Most Romantic Getaway, Official Best of Florida
  • Best Chef’s America 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Top 10 Places to Stay Along the Gulf Coast – New Orleans Magazine
  • Best Beachfront Hotels in Destin – Travel Channel

Southern Living Hotel Collection – 2013: Official Member October 2013, 2009: Named Destin’s “Best Inn” by Southern Living Magazine


Conde Nast Johansens – Conde Nast-Award of Excellence in 2015 and 2013

HPI TA Travelers Choice 2015 Award

Trip Advisor

  • Top Ten Most Romantic Hotels in U.S. 2013
  • Traveler’s Choice Award #1 Hotel in Destin 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013
  • Traveler’s Choice Award #1 Romantic Hotel in Destin 2012
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2012
  • 2012 Henderson Park Inn was named the Number One hotel (out of 42) in Destin on

The Knot – Best of Weddings pick 2013

WeddingWire - Badge Only

WeddingWire – Couple’s Choice Award 2015

Open Table

  • (BeachWalk Café) Top 100 Most Romantic award
  • (BeachWalk Café) Diner’s Choice Award “Top 100 Scenic Restaurants”

  • #1 Most Romantic Hotel in North America
  • 2nd Most Romantic Hotel in the World 2011
  • Reader’s Choice Award “Most Romantic Hotel or Resort” 2011


Appearing On…


Online Articles

The Destin Log

Your Williamson August 2017

Magazine Articles

Henderson Park Inn has also appeared in… Southern Bride “Venues of the South” – Winter/Spring 2014 and Beaches, Resorts & Parks “Destin, Florida’s Henderson Park Inn Named to Southern Living’s Exclusive Hotel Collection” – Winter/Spring 2014

Nightwire Article

008 Magazine (Acadiana Region, Louisiana)

256 Magazine

ILOVEINN.COM – Top Ten Most Romantic Inns in United States 2012