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Island Retreat

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700 Island Retreat Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had a surprise BD party for a family member at Island Retreat. There were 5 condos rented for the event and we ended up in #150. It was clean, the kitchen had adequate equipment but the beds were horrible and very uncomfortable! The dated furnishings were acceptable but those beds need to be replaced! The pools, grounds and... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our family vacation every year at Port A always finds us at Island Retreat. This year was no exception. We stayed in unit #158 which is a second floor 3 bedroom condo facing the gulf. Just perfect for us, especially with 2 bathrooms ! Everyone had their own bedroom and there was plenty of room for all of us. This... More 

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N. Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We took our 6 kids to Island Retreat II for a week of fun at the beach. We loved everything about this place! Just a quick walk to the beach from our backdoor and pool across the street... What more could the kids want? The grounds were well kept and clean and it was nice to see Security at the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked our 1st family vacation with Turnkey properties. We viewed the pictures online and were looking forward to our vacation with my husband, myself and our 2 young children. We got the studio room thinking it would be fine with the fold out couch for the little ones and the bed for my husband and myself. We were so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

It's day 2 and I have yet to receive clean towels. Perhaps that's my responsibility... as well as the cleanliness, plumbing, and safety of my room. I am very upset and disappointed with my room, especially considering that I am staying with my grandchildren.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Rooms are very spacious we stayed in 3 bedroom it had a great view from the balcony. the property had nice pool, basketball courts and shuffle board fun for the family the private beach access is nice. The rooms were nice one of our rooms didn't have cable in the room but all the others were good, wifi available in... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed here with a large group of friends most of us having kiddos. Good location, easy access to beach, pool well maintained and a nice gathering area with grills and tables for our large group. There was some construction going on with some dangerous holes that were unmarked so be careful in the dark while the construction continues. Hopefully... More 

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Trimble, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed in unit 66. The first thing we did when we arrived was clean the sliding door windows. They were so filthy we could not even see out of them. Our refrigerator did not work. I called the front office to inform them of the problem. They said they would send someone up. No apologies or offers to help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great place to spend with family! Quiet and clean. Every unit has it's own design, close to the beach to enjoy sunrise walks and not have to worry about others trying to find you.Laundry rooms and playground areas were clean and accommodating.

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CaseyIslandR, Front Office Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are excited to hear that you had such a great time at Island Retreat. Thank you for your feedback. At Island Retreat we strive to provide a family friendly environment for our guests that family members of all ages can enjoy. It is very important to us that we maintain clean facilities for our guests to use at their... More 

Bluffton,Tx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family and I won a 7 day stay here in condo #26.We were there from Dec 23 to 30 2014. We had a great time here for Christmas.What a beautiful view on Gulf of Mexico and the ships anchor off the coast waiting to come to port and at night looks like small towns when the ships are all... More 

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CaseyIslandR, Front Office Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback. The staff at Island Retreat strives to provide our guests with amenities and accommodations that will create a memorable vacation for everyone involved. We appreciate you taking advantage of our website. It is a great tool to use that will get you one step... More 

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