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South Beach Inn

120 E Jupiter Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7311
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4 of 5 stars
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Carl Junction
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We would stay again. Kitchenette, king sized bed, large shower. Close to beach & activities. Although they didn't clean room everyday, they changed towels & took out trash daily. We stayed 4 nights. They don't allow parties, so it was quiet.

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Hood River, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I come to South Padre every year to get my windsurfing fix in. I stay for at least two weeks and get a good deal in a quaint, quiet, perfect little family run hotel SOUTH BEACH INN! Many people have been staying here for years and this review is for you guys. As you know Stacy and her family had... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, especially for our new managers - John and Teresa. They took over in September and are doing a wonderful job. South Beach Inn is a great deal in the off season and very very close to the beach - it's just a half-block away! And we love our return guests! Thanks to all of... More

Kingwood, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Everything was as we expected. There is a little motel tucked into a side street. Nothing special about it except that it is quaint, clean, and close to the beach. We really enjoyed a very quiet and relaxing stay. I would stay here again for sure! Not a complaint but a note: the beds were full size, kinda small. And... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate your feedback. We generally buy new pillows every spring when we replace our linens, but nothing luxurious. We are well hidden, and very quiet in the off season. Early April and September, October, are wonderful times to be on the island enjoying the beach and pool without a crowd. Thanks again. We... More

Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

So we stayed here for 4 days and it was totally better than I imagine would be, when we checked in the lady at the office gave us a magazine of the Island, that helped a lot to see what was around, she was nice and her cat was too :) The room was clean, and it was nice that... More

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

At first glance, walking into the beach house it does seem to be clean. The décor is very simple however dated. If you are looking for 5 stars, all inclusive luxury, look some other place. The Kitchen has lots of room, and is equipped with stove and microwave; fridge is full size. Dining room table is old as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We just got back to San Antonio on Saturday 6/22/13. We have been staying there for the past 5 years and make it an annual deal. We used to stay across the bridge in Port Isabel but when we found how affordable this place really was we switched over and have been going there since. For the money you cannot... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! Thank you for being our regular guests! We love you! That's what Bill says too, "It's the best bang for the buck." Too funny. But true. We are so close to the beach, and offer kitchens and BBQs. We have a great pool, a great yard, Cable TV, and Free WIFI. Thanks so... More

Manor, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I expected a low budget motel, and there were no surprises there. It was old and funky although pretty clean. BUT...I didn't expect to be in a room that didn't resemble the other units shown on the site. It was almost as if they'd stuck us in a big closet! It's called Unit 10. It's very small and there were... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid response. And we apologize again that we were unable to move you, as we had no other available room. We save Unit #10 for whomever reserves last. When we speak to the guest directly during the reservation process, we explain the room, and ask if they'd like to proceed or not. We have 2 rooms... More

San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I have stayed at this motor inn, I call it, for four years counting now. My stays average three nights but this year I am staying 7. This is a cost consious place to stay, it is not luxury. What you get is a large clean room, kitchenette (bring your own dishes, pans, utensils), a private stay with no hassles,... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We love our return guests! We have installed blackout curtains and pillow-top mattress pads to make you more comfortable this year. Our upstairs suites are gone, but we have our four-plex on Oleander for larger family groups. We hope you will visit us again soon! More

Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I had to select a date, but July 2001 was not available! That's when I stayed at the then-named Sea Grape Motel, on a solo trip one summer. I absolutely loved the beach atmosphere of this place, the proximity to the beach, and the large room for the great price. I felt very safe there, and even did something I... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review! I hope we will get the chance to meet, and that you will become an annual guest of South Beach Inn. It still has the beach ambiance. It's still the same great place - very unique and laid back - generally quiet. We are currently installing blackout drapes and pillowtops to the mattresses.... More

Abbeville, South Carolina
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This Inn is the best on the Island, user friendly, pet friendly and people friendly. a block from the beach and surroundings are beautiful with tropical setting. The room was perfect, We took advantage of the full kitchen. We went to the dollar tree and got all we needed for our kitchen. Brought our own pots and pans and we... More

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southbeachtexas, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

All I can say to this is "THANK YOU!" And we can't wait to see you this fall. We love our laid-back, return guests! More

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Additional Information about South Beach Inn

Also Known As:
South Beach Hotel South Padre Island
South Beach Hotel
South Beach Motel
Address: 120 E Jupiter Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7311
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
South Beach Inn is a 12-unit hotel with a pool located on beautiful South Padre Island, Texas. Built in 1961 as the SeaGrape Motel, the inn stakes claim as the oldest on the island. South Beach Inn offers full kitchens, pet-friendly accommodations, free WIFI, & BBQs. ... more   less 
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