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6900 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Independence, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had heard all the hype about this place and the only truth was the bar is on the beach. We went for lunch & the beach view and were terribly disappointed with the food and service. I ordered tacos and expected cheese on them but there was no cheese or any seasoning on them at all. I went to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The deck is beautiful and huge, seating area is nice and drinks/beer/food are standard beach bar fare. The problem is that there are just too many people, not enough parking, not enough bartenders and the place doesn't quite know it's niche yet. We went for a recent concert and the logistics were terrible and the crowd obnoxious. For a place... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

They are right on the beach with a great ocean view. The menu is limited but it good. The staff is friendly, albeit very busy. I was there in the late afternoon to evening hrs just after Spring Break and was better able to see their new expansion. It will almost double the already huge observation deck. Loved it.

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Romeo, Michigan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This place is a huge venue with a nice stage and plenty of deck seating, as well as hundreds of feet of beachfront. This is a hip place with good drinks that aren't too expensive, and plenty of people watching. Nice bar area with plenty of staff so the lines are not bad, and they attract plenty of celebrities for... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

closing in oct. 2012 for updating which it needs and reopens in march 2013 so I was told, beware of band noise on fri./sat. nights can get really loud. location is great and hotel is quiet during the day and nice beach bar and rest. part of the hotel but does block beach view

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

If you like staying in places with a little character then this is a must stay. Lydia, the manager, is very friendly and helpful. We loved the place, but for us the noise level from the band next door was just too much (Fri til1pm, Sat til 2pm). But, Lydia was great and refunded us for our Saturday stay so... More

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Dallas, Texas
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30 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

Clayton's Resort is a cool touch of a bygone era (1950's), an iconic-looking property on the beach on South Padre Island. It's a small property with 10 rooms, reasonably priced, in a good location on the beach. Rooms are nice, bathrooms a memory of the past. Ours included original blue toilet and sink. Two things to be aware of: there... More

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Houston, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Our family recently rented the entire resort for a reunion and it was great! The rooms are cute, some with original bathrooms and fixtures. My only complaint is the amount of traffic that cuts through the resort to get to the restaurant and beach. They need to gate the front entrance and have better security at the boardwalk gate. We... More

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Austin, TX
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I really enjoyed this small no-frills hotel. It has a fifties feel to it, the rooms are large, the bed was comfortable and it was VERY clean. I was happy with the selection. They do not allow children, so it is good for adults but not good for families. There is a large restaurant/bar cabana and deck between the beach... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Turning a 1950's retreat center into a small resort/hotel offers a good alternative to the large hotel and condominiums where one feels packed in with the hundreds of other vacationers. It has some of the best access to the beach, and definitely good access to Clayton's Beach Bar. Yet, with the Beach Bar standing squarely between you and the beach,... More

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Address: 6900 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Also Known As:
Claytons Hotel South Padre Island

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