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3616 Gulf Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was clean and it smelled very good when we walked in. The location was perfect, right in the beach. We were very happy with our stay and we would definitely come back. We ate at the cafe and the food was good. Check in and out was an easy process. Overal we were pleased with our experience.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not stay at the hotel but went to cafe for drinks while on the beach. The waiter was very friendly and made great conversation but the drinks were not good for the price. Seemed to be very watered down

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm writing this not as a review in total of the 'resort'. We went to the café for breakfast. I will comment that the exterior of the place looked like a 1970's average motel. Nothing special enough on the exterior to make me think resort. There was no continuous sidewalk with ramp down the side of the bldg wide enough... More

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Pleasanton, Texas
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17 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family stayed at The Palms Resort last Thursday through Sunday. We chose The Palms because of the price and the mostly positive reviews on Tripadvisor. Although not inexpensive, the rooms were cheaper than many other locations on the island. Our room was on the second floor on the south side of the building and we had a pretty good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our experience at The Palms was like staying at a 'family style' owned & operated cozy hotel with many features & benefits! Having vacationed in SPI many times, staying at different hotels, we found The Palms to be a low key boutique style experience. Convenient with everything you need to feel comfortable & enjoy your vacation. It's all there, beachfront... More

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Let's start out with the positives - the room was fairly clean and the restaurant is outstanding (which I'll review separately). We stayed at the Palms last weekend (7/25 - 7/27) based on some positive reviews and the pretty photos on their website. Unfortunately, the room doesn't look like the photos on the website. The room is dated with chipped... More

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This hotel was very well maintained, the rooms were very large, also the staff was very friendly! We stayed for four nights and enjoyed every minute of it! The pool had a very awesome view of the ocean and the short walk to the ocean on the private entrance was very convenient! Great place to Stay!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Needed a place to stay one night on SPI. Totally will endorse this place for its location, value, and old school beach resort vibe. The beaches at SPI are lined with all sort of high rise condos and beach homes. The Palms has a low key charm to it. Rooms are comfortable, with kitchen facilities if you need them. Nice... More

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tmetty, Owner at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. I was so pleased to read your review because your experience is exactly what we hope to achieve every time. And the good news is that we don't take spring-breakers (at least not those under 25 years of age), so that low-key... More

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stayed at this hotel on 6th,7th May and all I can say is we will be back to stay. It's full of old charm and the views from our room of the sea an south padre beach were amazing. The restaurant is one if the best on the island with daily specials, plus the staff are very friendly. Outside the... More

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tmetty, Owner at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give your feedback. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us....and I appreciate that you shared your experience with other Trip Advisor readers. We look forward to hosting you again when you return to beautiful South Padre Island! Thank you. More

Humble, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and I have been staying here for quite some time. We love the Motels old time charm and friendliness of the staff. Everything is well kept and clean. We believe the restaurant is one of the best on the island. It is usually taken over by winter Texans in the first couple of months of the year. Thy... More

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Additional Information about The Palms Resort

Address: 3616 Gulf Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
The Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms South Padre Island

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