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A Laughing Horse Lodge

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503 East Avenue G at 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Van, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stay here and it certainly won't be our last. The management and staff are great - very friendly and helpful. We spent a wonderful week and cannot wait to come again. It is close to the beach, restaurants, the ferry and the terrific dog park Port Aransas maintains. The king size bed was one of the... More 

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Marfa, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Cute, clean and comfortable. Nice, friendly management and staff. This was our second visit to A Laughing Horse Lodge and we would definitely stay here again and would recommend to others. Dog friendly and within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shopping.

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Very comfortable cabins or cottages, well located within sound of the surf and about a 3-minute walk from the beautiful beaches of Port Aransas. Immaculately clean sheets, bathroom, kitchen. We stayed in High Horse, a two-bedroom cottage (One king, one queen) with single roll-out and day-beds in living room. Also a huge TV with gorgeous picture, good wi-fi, fully supplied... More 

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Austin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We loved the beach access (short walk) and the ability to bring our two dogs, as well as easy access to groceries and restaurants. If you have a pet to bring, this is your spot. They even have a great dog washing station where you can hose down your dog after a romp in the sand and salt water. Some... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This was my 6th time staying there and it was great fun again. The rooms are fun, a great value for the price and excellent location, and the management is still friendly and helpful. These are colorful, fun old time motel cottages 4 blocks from the beach. They are comfortable, clean, a good value, and lots of fun. Nothing more... More 

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Temple, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We go twice a year (at least) for a 'girls trip' to Port A. This is one of our favorite parts of the trip. Love the kitschy vibe (it's authentic...built in the 40s, I think) and staff go out of their way to be accommodating if you just let them know what would make your stay more comfortable! They think... More 

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Leander, Texas
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Mold in bath and kitchen, rust running down walls from filthy window units. Dead bugs on wall. Puddles of rancid water under window unit. Dirty dishes. Not enough lipstick in the world to make this pig pretty. High prices. Look closely as many nice clean well maintained rentals are located in Port Aransas. Sadly this property has gone totally downhill.

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Philip M, Owner at A Laughing Horse Lodge, responded to this review

This is a terrible situation. We are embarrassed by the lack of good housekeeping for this guest. As one can see from our typical reviews, we pride ourselves on our cleanliness. Not this time. The guest had stayed with us before and stayed this time for 3 nights. We asked if all was ok when they departed and they didn't... More 

Kerrville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place, and there are some cool things about it. The grounds are nice, and the numerous cabins look ok from the outside. The place is dog friendly, and they have a great area for the dogs to romp, as well as a great outdoor bath for the pooches returning from the beach. We stayed... More 

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Philip M, Owner at A Laughing Horse Lodge, responded to this review

You are so right about many things. We take the off season to do our repairs. The roof was just repaired, but the ceiling and floors were waiting until the roof was fixed. The doors on all the East (Ocean) facing units have been ordered and will be installed when they arrive. Until then, the unit is a mess. As... More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We stayed here before and loved the "beach atmosphere" of the place. Not your typical hotel/motel that looks like every other hotel/motel in the country. Staff are extremely helpful and friendly. We rented one of the smallest rooms available but will opt for a larger room or suite next time as we prefer the sitting area and the kitchenette. Definitely... More 

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Fort Worth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had a great time here. The rooms were clean and everything we needed was already there, pots, pans, etc. The staff here is very nice and accommodating. If you have dogs they are also a dog friendly place to stay.

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