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Boardwalk Inn

#2 of 5 Hotels in Kemah
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3.0 of 5
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8 Kemah Waterfront, Kemah, TX 77565
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, but for the price not well experience at all. When we checked in, we were told we could buy discount tickets for the rides but when it was time to purchase the tickets they sent us to the ticket booth which was in the middle of the boardwalk and there was no discount. It was as if we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After booking for a one night stay using site, the hotel conveniently gave away our king room. And placed us in an "upgraded room" with double beds. I don't know about you, but when I finally have a getaway , we don't prefer to sleep separate. The hotel has gone down tremendously since my last visit in 2012. It has... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is way over priced. The room was not worth $300. The floor was not clean. I would never stay here with a baby or toddler again. The only positive thing I can say is the balcony at night is neat, but it is not worth what we paid. There is a brand new holiday inn a couple streets... More 

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Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel for our 37th wedding anniversary. Was very disappointed when we were told we would be given a special room with a great view. The view was great!! The room was awful! Carpet was stained and buckled, bathroom was moldy and old, hole in ceiling with a bucket on floor to catch dripping water, bugs/dirt behind door:((... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never visited the Kemah boardwalk and really have not spent much time near the gulf coast. My wife read about the area in a publication someplace, so we decided to give it a try. Our trip was for one week, so we decided to stay for three days at the Boardwalk Inn and rent two connected rooms. The... More 

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear Matt, It's wonderful to hear such great comments and how we made your families trip a memorable one and choosing our hotel as your destination. We truly Thank you. Come back and visit us again soon, lots of great events in the Fall and Winter months. Safe Travels, D.Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was GREAT! The view was perfect and in the morning it was perfect as well with coffee. The location is perfect, you park your car and don't have to go anywhere. All you need is within walking distance. Food, Amusement & entertainment. Staff was really helpful and the amenities were just as good. I would totally recommend the... More 

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gloria S, Thank you for your wonderful review of our property, we truly appreciate your feed back . Sunrise and a cup of coffee from our room balcony, the best, happy you experienced during your stay. Come back and see us soon! Safe Travels, D.Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn More 

Freeport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boardwalk Inn is convenient to Kemah. It was nice to be able to go right to our room after a long HOT day at Kemah. Free parking. Although prices are higher than surrounding hotels, it was was nice and clean and the convenience to the boardwalk made it convenient for us with a kid. It would have been nice to... More 

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear 326Margaretr, It's great to hear from our guests who have discovered the convienience of having our hotel in the middle of all the fun just outside our doors. Sounds like the entire family had a terrific time, we thank you for you wonderful comments and feed back on our property. Come back and see us soon. Safe Travels, D.Pena... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night in December 2014. Hotel was lovely and clean. Big room and balcony with a great view of the boardwalk. Ideal location right on the boardwalk close to restaurants , shops and bars.

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear Cdougal, thank you for your wonderful review of our property, while it has been a while since your last visit we are thrilled to know that we made your visit a memorable one back in December, we hope you will return again during the holidays and enjoy many winter events we have planned during that time. Safe Travels, D.Pena... More 

Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night after working nearby, Checked in and the staff was very friendly, I even chatted with the Webster Chief Of Police as he was there working security....Nice guy for a cop. I was selected as the "guest of the day" and received free ice cream coupon at the local ice cream parlor (Note: the staff there... More 

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dusty, Great to hear you and your family had a terrific visit with us and enjoyed many of the entertainment on the Boardwalk. Thank you for a wonderful review , we hope you will include us again whenever your travels bring you to the Kemah area. Safe Travels, D.Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn More 

Magnolia, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice location with plenty of activity around. However, for the dated facility and lack of amenities, the price is a bit high. To note, the hotel should add some lighting and a little renovation work to the hotel. Updates would be nice.

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22Hoteltraveler, General Manager at Boardwalk Inn, responded to this review

Dear Angel, Thank you for your recent review. We have set in place future plans for upgrades to our guest rooms and public areas and we are excited about our refreshed look in the near future. We hope you will allow us another opportunity whenever your travels bring you and your family to the Kemah area. Safe Travels, D.Pena General... More 

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