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The Inn at South Padre

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   1709 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn and Resort - South Padre Island)
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Ranked #21 of 33 Hotels in South Padre Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
David E Bridgewater, New Jersey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Ooohh, It looks lovely from all the pictures. The staff on the front desk were very professional BUT it seemed to me that the owners were living in 'la la land' and the staff were trying their best to front this business. We met a lovely lady at front of desk - we had an issue with our key fob... More

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I'll start with the good part. The staff is very accommodating for the most part and very helpful. The rate is reasonable for the area. I stayed in the Jacuzzi room which they gave me as a free upgrade. The location is close to the action and near the bridge. There are many food choices within walking distance. Now... The... More

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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our Organization has an event that brings in 1000+ people twice a year ( April & October ) and we use this property as a Host Hotel. We occupy all rooms in the hotel for our customers and I'm delighted to see the staff handle our BIG group well. The rooms are very spacious and the air conditioners operate very... More

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Mission, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ugh. Where do I start. Booked this one through hotels.com which I normally do not use. Seemed like a great rate at first, but after booking I was notified that there would be a $15 per person "destination fee" upon check in. I booked this room for my son and friends as they spent a night at the Island. Horrible!... More

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Harlingen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Although not a brand new facility, The Inn at South Padre offers clean, family friendly service at an affordable price. Breakfast is included, and there's a lot of it - waffles, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy! The room we had was clean and the air conditioner was great - there was even a ceiling fan that made sleeping extra cool... More

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Brownsville
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My motorcycle club held our annual conference in South Padre Island and out of all the hotels competing for our business, we chose this one. Pamela, the hotel manager, is a kind, friendly, and charitable person who will bend over backwards so you feel like you are at home. Her hotel staff are held like part of her family and... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As Captain Obvious says, this hotel is not what it looked like on the internet. The rooms are dirty (hair and toenails on carpet and in bathroom!!!!). You can't actually get internet unless you are standing on the balcony or in the hallway. There is literally no internet in the rooms. The vending machines are broken. The laundry takes quarters... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I never write reviews but the treatment I received at the Inn at South Padre was so unexpectedly generous that this was the absolute least I could do to show my gratitude, and it still is not nearly enough. I came to the Inn at South Padre in a desperate situation. My friends and I had arrived for Spring Break... More

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Houston, Texas
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Cost and location were fine, but the hotel property needs some changes before it goes too far downhill. General cleanliness of common areas needs to be improved. Rooms are large with extra space for minibar/kitchen. However, room A/C has trouble keeping up with humidity and carpets could be cleaner. Staff communication also doesn't appear to be very good - had... More

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Harlingen
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I had a wonderful stay at the Inn February 21-23, 2014 as part of a group of 45 attending a conference. First of all, the Inn had plenty of friendly, competent staff at the front desk at all times to make check-in a breeze and to answer any questions that came up. Next, I was pleasantly surprised at the size... More

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Address: 1709 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn and Resort - South Padre Island)
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn at South Padre 2*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
The Inn At South Padre Hotel South Padre Island
Howard Johnson South Padre Island
South Padre Island Howard Johnson
s Padre Island Hotel

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