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Boardwalk Inn

#1 of 5 Hotels in Kemah
Certificate of Excellence
8 Kemah Waterfront, Kemah, TX 77565
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Kemah
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 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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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second year that my husband and I have stayed at the Boardwalk Inn in Kemah, Texas. Love the ambiance of the Inn and also the service. They keep the hotel and the boardwalk clean. Will be staying again soon!

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Oslo, Norway
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It doesn't get better than this! Great hotel, excellent and very service minded staff, beautiful rooms (I highly recommend Presidential suite) and the complimentary garage is to consider as drive-in check-in (...only in America). My visit was Easter 2013 but the memories are is if it was yesterday. Look forward to my next visit! :)

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of our property, we are thrilled our guests from Oslo Norway discovered our property and the many amenities we have to offer. We are looking forward to your next visit! Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn-Kemah Boardwalk More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kemah Boardwalk is a neat getaway and there is plenty to do here on a weekend. We decided to stay at the Boardwalk Inn to enjoy the nearby activities. We were a bit confused on getting to the hotel. There were signs clearly marking the directions to the hotel once we got to the boardwalk, but we were directed... 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, sounds like you and your family enjoyed many of the amenities we have to offer. We do apologize for the situation at the pool and it is being looked into. We hope you will come back again whenever your travels bring you and your family to the Kemah area. Safe Travels... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole stay was fabulous at Kema with plenty to keep us entertained and fed. After staying in the in, the staff was nice, but the high cost for the low grade upkeep of the facility was a great disappointment.

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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 are disappointed we did not meet your expecations. Please reach out to me personally @ 281-334-9880 ext. 1000 , would like to hear from you. Safe Travel, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn-Kemah Boardwalk More 

Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked my daughter to drive me to Galveston for a Spring Break in gorgeous 70ish weather. I also wanted to revisit The Boardwalk so we spent one night (Easter Sunday) and then headed to Galveston for 4 days. The rate was unbelievable at $99. I had to look twice to see if I made mistake. Room was lovely. Loved... 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, we are thrilled you have discovered us and the great array of fun things to do on the Boardwalk , all just a walk away from our front door. We hope we will become a frequent stop whenever your travels bring you and your family to the Kemah/Galveston area. Join our... More 

Brenham, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really bad live LOUD music until 11:00!!!! Don't take your young kids!!! Between the train horn and the off key awful music no peaceful rest here!!!! The staff is nice but missed up reservation and gave us a king room for husband and wife and two children.

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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 are looking at areas we can improve, your feed back is very important to us. We hope you will allow us another opportunity in the near future. Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn-Kemah Boardwalk More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had always wanted to stay here and when the birthday promotion was offered, I jumped on it. The lobby is lovely but the rest of the hotel is stuck in 1990. The carpet, the fixtures, the bathroom, the tiny TV, the furniture and no refrig. They don't even allow you bring an outside bottle of water to your 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 are disappointed we did not meet your expectations. We are in the early planning stages of upgrading all our guest rooms, hallways and lobby areas for our hotel and hope to have a fresh and renewed product some time in the near future, we hope you will allow us another... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest, I have to say that the property is great, full of fun, life and well maintained. I would come back any time. My only complaint is that your reservation system shows inconsistencies, I rented 2 condos, a 3 bedroom and a 2 bedroom, I am 100% positive that there was a different rate for each one, 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 property, we certainly appreciate your business, the areas of concern have been addressed with the appropriate departments, we will work hard to make improvements in the near future. Come back and visit us again whenever your travels bring you to the Kemah area. Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager Boardwalk Inn- Kemah... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very loud, we had a premium room and the balcony faced the events. The music was so loud that you could not relax in the room. Train would drive by and toot the horn. Just a miserable place if you are looking for peace and relaxation. The staff was the only enjoyable part for me.

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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 are disappointed we did not meet your expectations. We are an entertainment complex with a variety of Restaurants, Amusements, Retail, and music venues on the plaza stage. Our Music venues perform on Friday's, Saturday's , Sunday's and Holiday's. Special entertainment on Thursday's starting in May and Tribute Tuesday's in July... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My mother daughter and I stayed at this inn for one night and the staff was fantastic!!! I had left my wallet in the Bayside grill that had everything id's credit cards we r from Chicago but was already on a bus to san antonio and could not turn around. I called the grill the girl said employees found it... 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 and thank you for choosing us as part of your vacation plans. The issues regarding prompt response from our staff regarding your lost and found items have been addressed, we apologize for any inconvienience,we hope you will allow us another opportunity in the near future. Safe Travels, Dalia Pena General Manager... More 

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