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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   200 E. Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Ranked #2 of 3 Port Aransas B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014
Ann_Robison Houston, Texas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tarpon Inn is difficult to review because of one's point of view. If you are addicted to historic properties you will like it despite the shortcomings and high cost. If you are looking for quality lodging by modern standards the place is a disaster and way overpriced. In our room the overhead light in the bathroom did not work;... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We love staying here becsuse it is so central. But the bed is too small and lumpy and the bathtub/shower is very hard to manage without getting water all over the place. The nozzle needs a mount up high. Love the rockers on the porch and thr restaurant, Roosevelt's, was very high quality.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I spent our three year anniversary in Port Aransas for the weekend. We stayed here and my first thought was..."how quaint and adorable." I wanted to stay in a hotel where we werent distracted by T.V and all the technology and this place met that 100%. We ate at the restaurant at the hotel and when we... More 

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San Antonio, TX
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The hotel has great charm and is in the town center of Port Aransas, which is a fun place to visit. In particular I was impressed with not only the pet friendly policy of the hotel, but the personal service of the hotel manager. We brought our dog and unfortunately forgot his dog food. When I asked where I could... More 

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Austin, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The inn itself is quite charming in appearance, but our room smelled heavily of chemicals (at least you knew it had been cleaned?). I didn't end up fully showering (just rinsed off) because there was no hot water. The staff at the front desk said that you had to go through a process of turning on the sink and letting... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is not a typical hotel, so don't go looking for lots of amenities. Room decor as well as the actual layout of the room and bath remind me of my Uncle Laymond-you never know quite what to expect. We have enjoyed our 6+ stays and plan to return. One can walk to some restaurants and boat tours or just... More 

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Kingsland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Excellent hotel with all the charm of a historic establishment, but without the "do not touch" feeling. I chose this hotel because of its history, but was a little worried because I was traveling with my 7 year old son and he tends to be very "hands on". I didn't have a thing to worry about. Deborah and the gang... More 

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Bastrop, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Really loved this place. You do need to come expecting less than perfection because the hotel is very old. Rooms were built very small back then with no closets. Unless they tore down the building there is nothing at can be done about that. With that being said they do have several hanging hooks on the wall. After reading other... More 

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Bedford TX
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Do not stay here, if you want to lay in bed and watch TV, all day; not the place, for you. DO stay, if you want walking access, to the waterfront, romantic rooms with authentic ambience, history, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff! Our room was LOVELY and so very comfortable! The minute, we walked in, we loved it! Thank you,... More 

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Hoogland, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is so cute. The rocking chairs where sweet and the town beautiful. The room a lill bit small but for a night or two fine. People very friendly loved the place. Thank you for having us. The pool was ok.

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Address: 200 E. Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Tarpon Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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