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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here last weekend (August 28,29) and it was very good. We had 2 rooms and a small kitchen setup. The rooms are typical to what one would find in a beach house (no its not the Ritz, but come on people you are on the coast). The bathroom and kitchen were a bit small, but we had 4... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here almost 25 yrs ago to the date , this place is old , clean ,comfy and iconic ! If you have never stayed here you should do it at least once . We loved it and plan to return next year. The staff is very friendly & location is great .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place, and we always come back. Location is close to beach and the atmosphere is very dog-friendly. The staff are all sweet folks, everyone seems to be happy doing what they do. The cottages are cozy, clean, and have big TVs with cable for the days that you don't feel like soaking up the sun. There is... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been over 10 years since I've been able to stay here, and I was just as impressed! This time I have a family and it was even better. Their decor really makes you feel like you're at the beach, we had our own fully equipped kitchen, and the AC worked really well. The staff were super friendly and helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit every year & we stay here every year. I agree the AC could be a little colder but it's also very hot outside. Other than that we have always enjoyed our stay & will continue to send All of our family and friends to stay here. We are always very pleased as well as everyone we have recommended!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this place in the past and it was nice. Those days are gone and appear to not be coming back any time soon. The A/C only got to about 82 deg. no matter how low you would put the thermostat. The water leaked from toilet and sink in kitchenette. If you like roughing it or camping this... More 

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

The last thing we want is for our guests to have less than a great time staying with us. We are so sorry you didn't have a visit that met your expectations or was not up to your previous visits. Usually we can do minor repairs when they occur such as replace AC units, fix leaky toilets and such. Just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Laughing Horse Lodge for our first visit to Port Aransas....It was fun and funky "kitschy" beach décor, as advertised. Not fancy, but very clean, working a/c and bright & cheery rooms. Need to remember to bring our own kitchen spices and condiments next time....the adjoining unit to ours had an a/c issue and since the main... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We picked this place because it was reasonably priced and close to the beach. Also, we were tracked by the Bohemian atmosphere that transpired on the pictures. However, the lodging was sub par for what could be expected. Wallpaper was peeling off, they were a rusty nail protruding from the wall, and we were facing The brickwall of two other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stayed in roomy cottage number 9 which had very cheerful, colorful beach decor and was very clean. Love being able to have our blue heelers with us at the beach! Located only 2 blocks from the beach. Their well maintained dog park and an outside dog wash (elevated tub with shower and dog shampoo) made it super easy to care... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed here for the 4th of July weekend and it was great. The staff was so kind and the people surrounding us were so much fun to be around. They are very dog friendly and even have a bath for them after you take them to the beach. Make sure to always have them on a leash though, there... More 

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

You shouldn't need to bring your bug killer with you in spite of your experience. We are so sorry you had problems with your stay and we want to assure you that we can help solve them. We are in the tropics and bugs are around. We spray as often as allowed and with the most powerful and human/dog safest... More 

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