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Island Retreat

Certificate of Excellence
700 Island Retreat Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Island Retreat
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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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Trimble, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Took a family trip in early October. We stayed here and loved it! We had a room looking towards the beach. Right across the street from a pool. The place was very clean. People working there were friendly. It's about a football field walk to the beach, which you can drive on! We have never drove on the beach before,... More 

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

Thank you for the positive feedback! I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. At Island Retreat we strive to maintain a clean and family friendly environment for our guests. I am happy to hear that we have succeeded in this for you and your family. Thank you again for choosing us for... More 

Pipe Creek, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've been staying at Island Retreat for over 25 years. Over the years I've stayed in the one bedroom condos, two bedroom condos, three bedroom condos and the penthouse. This past week my daughter and I stayed in a one bedroom condo. It's way past time to have the condos updated. Everything inside the condo screamed old and outdated. One... More 

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

Your feedback is greatly appreciated. While we do strive to produce our guests with a vacation experience free from maintenance issues, sometimes maintenance items do arise during a stay. If any of our guests do find items to be in disrepair we always encourage them to bring these items to management’s attention at that time and our onsite maintenance staff... More 

Georgetown, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I have actually not stayed here in years - but am writing my reviews. I like this place. The condos are close to beach. 2 pools, laundry.... We always stay in the row of bigger one, top floors, which makes it nicer. They are a great value, although older. Better than many.

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

Your feedback is greatly appreciated as well as your continued support. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Island Retreat, and we will continue to strive to deliver an environment for your vacation that you can enjoy time and time again. Since your last stay with us there have been several units remodeled at Island Retreat.... More 

Georgetown, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Can't complain about the price or location. It's just part of an aging condo complex. Outside Maintenance of the entire condo complex is lacking. Inside #30 was clean and acceptable. Blinds in master bedroom were broken so that one could neither fully close or open. Towel rack in master bath had pulled away from its anchor and would fall to... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your feedback. Thank you for bringing these items to our attention. They will each be addressed accordingly. For any future stays at Island Retreat, please keep in mind that we do have on site maintenance through out the day as well as emergency after hours maintenance that are there to address any maintenance issues that you may... More 

Bastrop, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We always stay at the retreat but this was the first room that didn't measure up. There's been water damage inside at some point so the wall paneling buckles. neither front or back door close properly. The beds in all rooms were cheap hotel mattresses along with the pillows so very uncomfortable sleep. The a/c doesn't really work well in... More 

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

Thank you for continuing to choose Island Retreat for your family vacations. We appreciate you bringing each of these items to our attention. They will each be addressed promptly and accordingly. Please keep in mind for any future stay at Island Retreat, that we do have on site maintenance and housekeeping that are here to address any issues you might... More 

Hondo, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Brought the grandbabies for their first trip to the Coast. The unit we stayed in was clean, neat and roomy. 2 bed - 2 bath, full kitchen, TV's in rooms and living rooms. The staff were all very nice. Close to the main part of town, but not close enough to be loud at night. We were able to see... More 

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

Thank you for the positive review! We are very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. At Island Retreat we are always striving to promote a clean, healthy environment that is family friendly and can be enjoyed by all. We hope to see you again soon and that you continue to choose the Island... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I am a 24 year old Mother of a 2 year old and my husband is 25. I did read the rules of Island Retreat that the person checking in had to be 25 and I assumed my husband can check us in because he is 25. Well when I got there on Friday the girls in the office told... More 

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

Island Retreat always encourages all travelers who have questions or concerns regarding the policies of the establishment they are considering renting to contact the establishment to clarify all policies before booking. The policy within the rental contract states “Guests must be at least 25 years of age to make reservations and check in. All parties must be at least 25... More 

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