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WindWater Hotel

2.0 of 5
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5701 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Parking lots too small, no towels in room. Floors felt dirty, pictures on Internet need to be updayed. Not what we expected. I would ask to see rooms before agreeing to sign. It's not the worst, just expected better for my family.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing our room was nasty. Hair in the shower and stuck on the shower curtain, and dead roaches. The front desk personal was very rude. We came in 2 cars and according to the office its 1 car per room. That's ridiculous and on top of that they charged me $20 to park our 2nd car on the grass.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was clean and tidy ,staff was smiling and helpful. Parking lot is small but still good. Quite literally a great time .For the price you pay your money is well spent. Continental breakfast is small , but the normal.

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Austin, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Wanted an economical place to hang out for a few days. Found Windwater at a decent price. Definitely a B rated place, but friendly staff. Rooms were fairly clean, but need work. Very nice view from the back patio of the suite I rented a Bay Side water inlet. There are outdoor grills to use which I saw several guests... More 

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oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

this is an old motel and if u couldn't handle the feel of a 60's bungalow u prob wont like it. However once u get comfortable there u don't notice it so much. The view on the bay side is the inlet on the bay and your view is water and the backs of others beach homes. If u want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed at the WindWater during April 2014 for about a week. The place was fine overall. As a solo traveller I wasn't looking for any frills...Everything was fairly clean and the wifi worked well. My biggest complaint was that the shower head was too low for a regular sized person (6 feet), but what do you expect from a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

My family and i wanted to stay and relax as a family. We checked in today to find the worst place ever! The room was old and smelled humid and moldy! The pillowcases had hairs and the bed sheets had white awful smeared stains!! When i went to office and asked for reimbursement and showed her the nasty the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Pros: Clean, spacious room, friendly staff Cons: Small parking lot, not much of a view, small pool           Room: king suite, sofa bed, balcony, & bay view   We were pleasantly surprised by our room. I chose this hotel even after reading bad reviews, since I was hoping the view from the balcony would make up for anything.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a quick weekend getaway. Book the room for $160 a night. When we open the room was hit by the worst smell of mold and mildew you. What is stated a different Hotel but they were all booked. Drove to Walmart and bought several bottles of febreze and candles. Had to go wash... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The pics on the website are a gross misrepresentation of this property. The entire property looks run down, not well maintained like the pics, pool & hot tub were dirty. The double room we were in smelled musty & reeked of old cigarette smoke, bathroom fixtures were stained & hardware in both sink & tub were loose & almost falling... More 

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