Relax and enjoy your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Fort Walton Beach Central. Our newly opened hotel is just a short 5-minute drive to Okaloosa Island and the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast. Our downtown Fort Walton Beach Central location is just moments from unique shopping, dining, night life and local attractions. We are centrally located between Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, and Duke Field. Enjoy complimentary fresh hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, 24-hour business and fitness center, and sundry shop. Relax and enjoy your afternoons by our large, zero-entry pool. Let us be your preferred hotel in the Fort Walton Beach area and we will provide you with an exceptional guest experience.