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Shark Reef Resort

314 Cutoff Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice family oriented motel. While the building is old, the rooms have been cleaned and updated. The service is excellent, they helped us with a sticky key and non-working fridge quickly and efficiently. Great place for the price.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a quick weekend get away... Given the time of year most all other hotels were much more expensive - this place was not only reasonable on the price, but VERY clean and VERY nice!! VERY impressed by Jennifer (owner) and her staff - everyone was very friendly - We checked in very late on Friday night and even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights here. We stayed in a cute room with a small kitchen and a king sized bed. Everything was clean with cold a/c and a good sized refrigerator/freezer. There was a heated pool and free breakfast in the mornings. I only wish they would have had more breakfast choices like eggs or sausage. They did have a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you are looking for place that is clean and has all the basics at a reasonable price this is it. The breakfast was better than most and the kids had a good time. The air conditioner was really loud but kept the place cool. In the bathroom the toilet paper roller and trash can were missing. The closet was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here based on the price and reviews. I knew that the place would be closer to a motel and the stay wasn't bad. The only complaint I have is my room wasn't that clean. Some of the towels didn't look clean, and I used the plug behind the bed to charge my phone. When I moved the bed,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a larger group stay at the Shark Reef recently. It is located 10 minutes from the beach, very close to the ferry landing. It is a small, clean motel. The breakfast was adequate and included waffles (make your own), yogurt, OJ, coffee, toast, bagels and boiled eggs. The room was quiet. There was a swimming pool, 4 ft... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is my second home.. The staff is so awesome and friendly. We have checked on late a few times and they have always been accommodating. Free breakfast is great too. Rooms are always clean and great space for parking boats. % minutes from beach and 2 minutes from harbor. Best value for price. This is the only place I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you need a centrally located, affordable, and clean place to crash, this is a perfectly fine option. It is NOT for you if you are looking for a five-star, spa experience wrapped in a bow of luxury. We stayed in the motel section, not in the cottages. The GOOD: centrally located--10 minute drive to beach, clean, fresh towels daily,... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Good: Clean , free breakfast Bad: water pressure was weak as well as hot water was a little better than warm Only motel I ever stayed in that did not have an ice machine Strange room layout No phone Wi-Fi is the city's which cost $3 and is slow

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great place to stay at a reasonable price. Staff is just like old friends. Very kind, helpful and always checking in to see if we need anything. The rooms are everything you need for the winter months. Great location. Full size stove, and fridge. We will be going back in 2016 for the winter again, can't wait to go back.

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