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The Palms Resort

3616 Gulf Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
The Palms Resort
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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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Mission,TX
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

See on one hand I can say nothing and hope that no one else will find out about this wonderful little secret. We have been staying at SPI for years now and we found out about this place thru a friend. We were very impressed with the beach access and the bar & grill. Please understand we have stayed at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start with the Pros: Price - very reasonable for the island Room - not fancy, but clean and comfortable overall. The bed and couch could have been more comfortable, but they were sufficient and we enjoyed our room. Maid service was fantastic! Location - although there is no beach view from your room, the property is beachfront with nice... More 

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St. Louis
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old hotel (1971) that completely updated but small. It's clean, friendly staff, right on the beach. Even our side room (206) had a great ocean view. Showers are newer tile walk in, beds are comfortable, rooms have kitchenettes, daily maid service, lots of accessible outlets. Pool is very small but heated and great at the end of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I will definitely stay here again!! Very nice rates for the location and ocean view. Impeccably clean pool with soft water. Hotel cafe was so convenient and I had the best gulf shrimp I have ever had there. (on ice) A few steps to the beach. We did not want a party hotel or party bikini beach scene. This is... More 

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Hurst, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Absolutely fantastic. Great staff and service. A small walk to the beach. Clean, large rooms. We drove in from Fort Worth and it was worth the drive. We stayed at the Palms the entire time because their cafe was great, the heated outdoor pool was perfect and very clean, and being on the beach was great. Will be returning.

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great place at a very reasonable price.... It's become an annual event for us to take a long anniversary weekend to visit SPI and stay at the Palms Resort. The rooms are comfortable and provide a small fridge, microwave, sink, table with 4 chairs, couch/ottoman, a huge walk in shower and comfy bed. Bring your own paper plates and plastic... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Accommodating, peaceful, comfortable, great view, just steps from the beach. Everything I needed was right there. Icing on the trip cake was the cafe attached. Great food, the Monte Carlo was the best I've ever had. I will return and recommend this place to anyone looking for time away from the everyday chaos.

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Florence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The hotel's charm appealed to us immediately, as did the off-season, non-weekend price. Nestled between the mammoth high- rise monsters, this little place is relaxing and comfortable. Tracy at reception was especially nice, as we had changed our original reservation twice due to our son's unexpected surgery. We loved the pool and found the restaurant just what we were looking... More 

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Mountain Home, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I visited The Palms Resort Sept. 12th-15th when my best friend came to visit from Idaho and let me say we both LOVED it! With that being said we are not the kind of girls that are overly concerned with being pampered and 5 star amenities but we do do expect a clean place with a great view when staying... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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