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Island Retreat

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700 Island Retreat Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Very dirty condo! Hair on the bed. Dirt under the beds. Patio filthy. Dead flies on the wall above the bed. Maids had to come and clean before we could check in. And they tried to charge us the $85 dollar cleaning fee.

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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed for three nights in condo 134, and loved it! The exterior of the building is nothing to look at, but inside was great. It looked exactly as it did in the photos, if not better. It had the feel of something recently renovated. I honestly wish I could live there forever. Fresh towels were brought... More 

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Bastrop, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I am so shocked at how unprofessional the staff and management are. We booked at unit online for a months stay. The next day we were contacted to verify the date, rates and credit card information. After everything was verified we received yet another email confirming our reservation. A few hours later we received a call stating they made a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Sometimes you see pictures on line that look nice and then when you get to a place it is not as nice. The pictures online of this room are exactly what the place looks like when I arrived. Nice! Many in our group stayed in different rooms. I stayed in #066 with my group of 8 and it was very... More 

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Hollywood Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Island Retreat a few times and have always liked the grounds And large pool. Easy access to the beach Security guards the entrance. Very close to "town". This time we hit the jackpot with #66. It is the 3rd floor penthouse with a looong Balcony unobstructed, fantastic view. In the master, you can see the... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our condo was on first floor, 3 bed, 2 bath, balcony overlooking swimming pool and you could see the boardwalk and sea to the side. Maids very good bringing clean towels, tea towels, bin liners, dishwasher tablets every morning. Short walk to sea, no seaweed this year and great beach for swimming and playing bat and ball games. Swimming pool... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

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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