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Boardwalk Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 Kemah Waterfront, Kemah, TX 77565
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Kemah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small very cute hotel. It's right on the boardwalk, shops underneath, live band right outside your room on Friday and Saturday, good music, it was nice to be able to walk to everything. Right next to all the boardwalk restaurants and attractions. Very expensive for what you get. Rooms nice and clean, but no refrigerator, so taking leftover to your... More

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Pike Road, AL
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117 reviews 117 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Boardwalk Inn is a great place to stay if you are in South Houston. It is right in the middle of all the action of Kemah, but our room was very quiet. The lobby is relaxing, there are plenty of very nice restaurants in walking distance, and the room was very comfortable. Each room has a balcony that overlooks... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our Hotel, sounds like you and your family have a great time sampling all the fun on the Boardwalk. Come back and see us again soon, lots of great events during our fall months. Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn- Kemah Boardwalk More

Gilchrist, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I spent the night during the 'Rock the Dock' concert series. It was great to relax on the balcony overlooking the venue!!! Bed was comfortable & bathroom was fine. We were on the floor where the pool was located and there was soggy carpet in the hallway, but it did not affect our stay.I would definitely stay... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our property. Great to hear you and your family enjoyed the Rock The Dock music venue that was performing on the evening you stayed with us! we have made some venue changes this year and happy to hear we are on the right track! Come back and visit us soon. Safe Travels, Dalia... More

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was nice, clean and pretty comfy. A little too much light coming through the blinds especially in the morning but I covered it up with a blanket. Great food lots of rides games and restaurants! If you play games make sure to bring plenty money it goes quick but the kids had fun! Food was pricey too, but... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our hotel, sounds like the kids have a terrific time, its always alot of fun here during the summer. Regarding the blinds and "Too Much" light, we agree! The hotel is in the process of retro fitting all our guest rooms with window and balcony door plantation shutters. We have about 50% completed... More

Houston, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and had a great time on the boardwalk. Hotel is very nice however the room we were in was directly across from the service area used by housekeeping and room service. It was extremely noisy with staff in out and I was not happy about having to look at the housekeeping carts stationed outside our room... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our property, we apologize for the noise inconvienience during your stay, as you are corect our Housekeeping service area is directly across from the room you stated. None the less it is not an excuse for us to work at finding a method of entry to this area without making undue noise as... More

Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boardwalk Inn has these perfect little condos about 4 blocks away from the boardwalk itself. We stayed in a 2 bedroom (3 beds) 2 bath that slept 6 people. It was for the night before my friends wedding since she was getting married in Kemah. The condo was perfect for us girls and gave us plenty of room. Even... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our Off-Site condos, we agree they are a great option for families and they are just a few blocks away , but close enough to walk to our property. We are so thrilled you and your family experienced these accomodations. Come back and visit us soon. Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk... More

maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night to enjoy Kemah fireworks on July 4th without having to fight traffic. I accepted the higher price for the holiday, but I expected a far better quality room for the type of hotel it is and for the rate ($500 for the night). Architecture (inside and out) was very nice, and the staff - from the... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, areas in which we failed have been noted and reviewed with department heads, ie; Housekeeping Director and Maintenance Supervisor. We apologize for those areas we failed, we will focus on improvements and insure we are providing the upmost quality in our guest rooms. I would like to reach out to you and your family... More

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at Boardwalk Inn. It was the 4th of July weekend. Before writing, I read Texasrumrunner's review. We had a totally different experience! We are Landry Select club member's also, for 2 night's it was $750.86 (Including tax). Our room faced the plaza. Super clean rooms. We requested a refrigerator a few days before, there was... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our property and our five diamond service staff, we are truly excited about your recent stay with us and it sounds like the entire family had a terrific time! We will share your comments about some of our key staff with our entire team, they will be so excited about the recognition. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has one of the most beautiful views. The live bands were so romantic and entertaining while looking over the balcony. Always something to do on the boardwalk. Wonderful restraunts within steps of the hotel. Recommend this hotel to anyone visiting this area. Location of kemah within 30 to 1 hour (depending on traffic) to galveston and houston. Staff... More

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank your for your great review of our property! we are thrilled you and your family enjoyed our hotel . We take pride in our wonderful staff, they truly enjoy taking care of every guest and making their stay a memorable one. Come back and see us agin soon, whenever your travels bring you and your family to Kemah. Safe... More

Little Elm, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was wonderful, rooms were clean and the view was spectacular. The Thursday and Friday night bands were great. I loved the decor in the rooms. The only thing I would add to the suite would be a garden tub. Will be staying here next time I visit Kemah!

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Dalia P, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review of our property! sounds like you and your family enjoyed our beautiful suites , they truely are fabulous! We have made some changes in our music line up this year and we are so happy you enjoyed the music venues that were performing on the evening you and your family were here. We will... More

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Address: 8 Kemah Waterfront, Kemah, TX 77565
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Kemah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Boardwalk Inn 3*
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Boardwalk Hotel Kemah
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