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White Sands Motel

418 W. Highway 100, Port Isabel, TX 78578
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If all you need is a great place to lay your head at night, with a boat ramp, restaurant, convenience store, marina, and fish cleaning table on sight, you have found the right place. We stayed for an extended weekend and have very little bad to say about this place. It could stand to have a more thorough cleaning but... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had a great stay with my family during our trip to White Sands celebrating my son's birthday. The hotel was super Cheap, but nice compared to the high prices actually in South Padre this weekend of our stay. Only issue and why I didn't give it top ratings was one night the AC didn't seem to be working all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was my first time staying at the White Sands, which is very close to the bridge to South Padre Island. It's part of an older marina complex that includes a restaurant. The room was very basic, but clean, and had two double (not queen) beds that were in decent shape. Large ceramic tile floor. The A/C worked, and there... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This is our second time staying at the white sands motel. And both times we have had great experiences. It is a motel/Mariana/restaurant, looks a little run down. But if all you're using the room for is sleeping and bathing. ...this is a great place without breaking the bank. Customer service is great, rooms are clean, again, older, but great... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed 3 nights visiting family. It was off season, so it was quiet. The maid never showed up for a few days, so rooms were not the cleanest. The front desk girl was not friendly at all, a little on the abrasive side. We will not be back to stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Friendly staff, very close to the bay for fishing. Just minutes from padre beach!! There is also a bait house and restaurant within walking distance. Rooms are very clean, and stay nice and cool. We will definitely be coming back here next year!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

There were so many different hairs on the pillow case I uncovered climbing into bed the first night, that I dry heaved three times in a row. The bed frames and mattresses look like they are at least 30 years old. I would have been more comfortable if I brought a can of bed bug spray and my own bedding.... More 

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Port Isabel, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

The only reason to stay in this motel is because you have a boat ot want to go fishing from thos location. A very old hotel. It is kept clean so that is a plus and if you want to save money by cooking it does have a kitchen.

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Livingston, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We stayed in one of the "kitchenette units" with a full kitchen and two double beds. Unit was very clean and well maintained. Daily maid service was excellent. Only negative was the poor condition and quality of the towels. Location is perfect if you are bringing a boat because of the onsight covered slips. The restaurant food and service is... More 

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Address: 418 W. Highway 100, Port Isabel, TX 78578
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Isabel
Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Port Isabel
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Number of rooms: 25
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