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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 #19 of 32 hotels in South Padre Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
Christopher H Austin, Texas
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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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San Diego, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 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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326 reviews 326 reviews
27 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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Norman, Oklahoma
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were 5 minutes from the beach. Ocean was beautiful. All area recreation was close to the hotel. I would recomend breakfast somewhere else. Valentines Day was celebrated on the beach. Our friends were in Harlengen forty five minutes away, so we vi sted them

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Waco, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I reviewed this hotel once after a not so great experience and we were ultimately offered another stay by management. This review will address my 2nd most recent stay.This used to be a Howard Johnson but is now owned by a local real estate company. This is a lower average hotel. It is run down, but clean. The staff is... More

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Edinburg, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My wife and I spent two nights at South Padre recently during the Sand Castle sculpture competition. We normally visit SP during the week to avoid the weekend crowds, However this competition was scheduled for a Friday and Saturday so we chose a hotel on the bay or lagoon side of the island. The Inn at South Padre turned out... More

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Jefferson City, MO
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158 reviews 158 reviews
17 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I wish I could report that this was a fine, if older, hotel. Sadly, I cannot. Within minutes of checking in the pungent aroma of mold hit me. I would have stayed but for what happened next. A roach came out and looked at us as if to say "who invited you?" We checked out. My daughter and son were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

1st there is a weird smell in hotel as soon as you walk in. Smell is coming from carpet in hotel. It definitely needs to be replace. Rooms are okay nice and big but outdated. It good use some new furniture. Overall it's average.

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Chandler, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stopped in for the night and found it a great place to relax. This is a small hotel but I was impressed with the pool and the breakfast. They had free breakfast with waffles, eggs, sausage and other regular items. Upon check-in I asked for the best internet rate and got $40 off for each night. The only downside... 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*
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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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 Top resorts Hotel in South Padre Island
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