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A Laughing Horse Lodge

503 East Avenue G at 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Boerne, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have driven past this place for years and about a week out we decided to got to Port A. Turns out it was a fishing tournament weekend. We were scrambling to try to find accommodations.Laughing Horse just happened to have cancellation. We took it and were so impressed with the friendliness of the staff as well as the nice... More

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McQueeney, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time staying here and was very impressed with the cleanliness! Everything we could need was in the room (i.e. pots, pans, dishes, coffee, filters, cutlery, wine opener... on and on). Everyone was very friendly and did a great job. We will definitely stay again!

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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84 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Laughing Horse with my mother in a 2 bedroom unit. Booking in and checking in was easy, and the manager pleasant and friendly. Our unit was quite dark, and the furnishings very old and tired. The unit was quite clean, but could use serious updating. The unit was spacious and gave my mum and I plenty... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Laughing Horse Lodge is everything you need for a getaway to Port A. On our latest visit, we rented the "Ranch House" attached to the office. Perfect for my husband, 5 teenagers & myself. This is not a 5 star resort. It is an eclectic lodge with cottages that all have different horse themes. However, it is VERY clean.... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you want to enjoy your time in Port A and bring your dogs along it would be hard to find a better place to stay. This unique and friendly place is well kept and caters to all of those who stay here, from your pets to you. The owners are super friendly and cater to your needs as well... More

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aLaughingHorseLodge, Owner at A Laughing Horse Lodge, responded to this review

We feel very bad that we were so poor at meeting the expectations of this guest. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness this was a serious shortfall. We apologize for the failure. As for many of the other expectations, there is not much to be said. If our guests need things or want our suggestions for local businesses, we are... More

Little Rock, Arkansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As our kids have grown up we have come to Port Aransas 6 times in the last 12 years. This was a disappointment. At almost 300 a night I expect more than was provided There really should be some written plan on how things work. Parking ,Trash, towels, dishes, things we can borrow.What is a good fishing charter. Goodplaces to... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We try to make it down to Port A every year. We always stay at A Laughing Horse if there are any openings. They always accommodate our furbabies without any problems. Be careful for sandspurs in the grass but other than that it is perfection! Wouldn't stay anywhere else :) We prefer to go in late September because the town... More

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Waco, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Same as our previous visits, the rooms are clean and the premises are maintained inside and out. The staff is always accommodating and helpful. I've timed it and it is literally 4 minutes walk to the beach and only several blocks from shopping and eating establishments. We'll be back in the fall!!!!

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Benbrook, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you're looking for an authentic beach hotel, this is the place. Cozy rooms. Very clean. A short walk to the beach. Stayed in 5B ( the Dark Horse). Its next to the street-but we had zero issues with noise. We didn't take our mutt this time, but we will next time. And we will be back again!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I have stayed at the Laughing Horse Lodge mutiple times on my visits to Port Aransas. I adore this kitschy little sea-side gem! All the comforts of home with a very nice staff to help you with anything. The cleaning & the managment are very personable. You have a patio with your own table & grill. There is a fish... More

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Address: 503 East Avenue G at 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Laughing Horse Lodge is a fun, kitchy, beach style, dog friendly Port Aransas fishing village property. We have 18 units of various configurations from efficiencies and kitchenettes to two bedroom free standing cottages with covered patios. We are not a condo or standard motel but are a unique 1950's place updated with colorful rooms and buildings. If you are ready for a fun beach experience, come on down!!!!! ... more   less 
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