Whether you are in Pensacola Beach for business or leisure, our hotel provides a premiere location and complimentary breakfast. The white sands of the Gulf of Mexico are literally in our backyard. Fort Pickens National Seashore is a few miles from our hotel on Pensacola Beach. Diving, fishing, snorkeling and boating are fun activities nearby, and Portofino Beach Boardwalk, within walking distance, offers shops and restaurants. Our great island location provides you with endless possibilities. Getting to meetings and conventions is easy as the Pensacola Civic Center is eight miles from our hotel in Pensacola, Florida. The Pensacola State College, Pensacola Christian College and Naval Air Station Pensacola are 15 miles away. Our hotel near Pensacola International Airport (PNS) is the perfect place to stay during your business trip or vacation. Our award winning staff works to assure a most relaxing and memorable stay. Come Stay Smart with us at the Holiday Inn Express Pensacola Beach, and see why it said the only thing we overlook is the Gulf of Mexico.