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Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay

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200 South Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed one night, and wished we could have stayed for longer. Although we didn't have a bay view, we did have a suite with a great kitchen area and a porch with rockers which I could have stayed in forever. The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast delicious, and the facilities were excellent - we spent a good... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The inn is in a great location with a pretty view of the bay. We've had water views twice and a garden view once. The grounds are very pretty. This place really does have old world charm as others have said and it has great potential. That being said, if you decide to stay, don't look too close anywhere. As... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I do appreciate getting customer feedback good or bad. I apologize for the housekeeping and pool issues. I have, do and will continue to discuss each review with the hotel staff. In your case they need to better understand how they adversely affected your stay. You will see some changes as early as mid-August. There... More 

Marble Falls, Texas, United States
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little hotel right on the bay. Has a fishing pier if so inclined. Staff was friendly, room was clean and comfortable with great view. They have a restaurant in hotel with great burgers and fried shrimp, and is in walking distance of several of the better restaurants in Rockport. The buffet breakfast was a cut above the usual motel... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review about your stay. We are all appreciative of your kind comments. I am glad you ate in the Palm Room Bar & Grill but also took advantage of some of the other restaurants in the area. We look forward to your next stay. Sincerely, Brian Olsen General Manager The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first (and definitely not last) stay at the Lighthouse Inn. My family of three wanted a quick weekend getaway to Rockport. We were stressed out because we couldn't find our daughters travel crib, but the inn supplied us with a pack n play with sheets and a blanket. They saved the day! The room was beautiful and... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Sarah, Thank for writing this wonderful review. I am so very pleased that the hotel team worked together to take care of your needs. From the Pack n play to breakfast, they did what they were supposed to do. Take care of our guest. We ALL look forward to your return visit! Sincerely, Brian Olsen General Manager The Lighthouse Inn... More 

San Antonio, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Lighthouse Inn right after Tropical Storm Bill (June, 2015) roared through the Rockport area. Didn't know what to expect, but the staff was very helpful in relaying to us the extent of the flooding damages to the area. We are always treated very well at the Inn. Despite the fact that the weather was very humid,... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Mary, Thank you for writing this wonderful review about your stay during Tropical Storm Bill. We were quite concerned when we thought the storm was heading our way but we got lucky and only received heavy rain and slightly gusty winds. We are pleased that you stuck it out and stayed with us. We look forward to your next stay.... More 

New Braunfels, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute little Inn that sits right on the bay. It is very quaint and has an old world charm. We stayed for three nights in a King size suite with a pull out bed which faced the pool. The room had plenty of space for our family of four. There was a kitchenette with a full size... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Shari, I appreciate you taking the time to write this review about your recent stay. I am pleased that overall your time with us was good but I am disappointed about the beer cans and mold in the bath rooms. You can’t imagine how much bleach we purchase each month to use on areas like that. Being right on the... More 

Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hesitant about booking this hotel due to some of the reviews. Unfortunately I too had a similar experience to some of the other reviewers mainly to do with the cleanliness of the room. The oven still had remnants of food from previous occupants in the room, it looked like melted cheese and tomato sauce. Luckily, I didn't discover... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Helen, thank you for writing this detailed review about your recent stay. Please except my sincerest apology for the condition of your room and the lack of proper service during your stay. There are no excuses for any of the issues that you encountered, therefore I can offer none. You mentioned that you have read past reviews and that I... More 

Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property has excellent bay views and could be amazing. The room we had was in good condition but half kitchen needs an update to the very old appliances. The balcony was in need of a through cleaning and the chairs need to repainted. The pool was filthy and visibility was so poor I had a hard time seeing my... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your input about your recent stay at the hotel. As you can imagine the balconies and rocking chairs take a beating from the elements and you are correct that they should be cleaned and painted. We were having a pool filter issue this past weekend. Our pool should never look anything but crystal clear. I apologies for... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this old hotel. Have been going for years. Consistently the service has been great and the staff very accommodating. Can not beat the fact that the hotel is on the bay, great view, and the breakfast is always very good.

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

Leandro, Thank you so much for writing this excellent review about the Staff and hotel. It means a lot to hear from our guest that the employees are doing their jobs well. We ALL hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Brian Olsen General Manager The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay More 

Mansfield, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a room at the Lighthouse Inn this past weekend to celebrate our baby moon (expecting first baby in November). We wanted to relax, drive to the beach and enjoy our time together. When we arrived, I thought the place was pleasantly cute and quaint. The staff was friendly and got us checked in without any... More 

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Brian O, General Manager at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to give us your input about your recent experience at our hotel Pleased accept my sincerest apologies for the conditions in the rooms we tried to get you into. Being on the bay, we are constantly fighting the moist hot air coming off the bay and mixing with the cooler air from the A/C... More 

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