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Anchor Motel

1302 Bluewater Highway, Freeport Area, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a joke. First of all, I checked in around 9:30. The manager opened the door to a back room and poked his head out - he wasn't dressed.. then he finally came out with a towel wrapped around him... he couldn't find his shirt (at that point I should have ran). He said it would be 95/night.... More

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Glen Rose, Texas
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This is the nastiest place I've ever stayed in.The rooms are so dirty and didn't even have light bulbs. I don't know how this place is even allowed to be open. The sheets and towels appeared to not even be washed. I couldn't get another room anywhere else due to it being memorial weekend. I just stayed at the beach... More

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Freeport, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Let's start with the trash outside of the place. The rooms are so dirty I don't think they've ever been cleaned. I'll just say run unless you like cracked out meth motels. If u have a gun sure stay unless don't even turn in. They have dead rats and trash every step outside. Don't do RUNN. Nothing about this place... More

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College Station, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Was there in June '13. Very scary, "guests" were more like homeless. The exterior was nasty with trash all around. The interior was just as bad. I dropped an earring on the floor and had to look under the bed- sick. The proprietor told me the rooms were only cleaned after each was vacated. Could not POSSIBLY have been cleaned... More

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Henderson, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Last year i went with my family and i felt very comfortable around the front desk people..it is a small and old motel but i could just get out of the room and head straight to the beach...didn't have to drive and get sand in my car..it was very convenient..service was great..the water did run a little dark for a... More

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011 via mobile

People on here with there reviews Exagerate a little too much. I'm 22 with a girl friend and we are not dirty people by any means. By first site of the hotel you can def tell its not the nicest.. It's very old but so is everything else on this beach. The bugs are BS!! Been here 4 times now... More

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Nacogdoches, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

Needs to be updated badly. Towels and sheets were very stained. Luckily I had brought my on. The people at the front desk were very nice and helpful. It is very close to the beach. Walking distance. Not all rooms have ocean. The water did run dirty for a few seconds and then cleared up. I also noticed the water... More

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alvin tx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

it was so nasty i was promised a view , i was next to the laundry room the room was nasty and the people was scary .the water came out grey i would not take a shower it the tub was nasty the people there were crazy needed to be on prozac. this place needs a lot of work fire... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

My fiance and I were here for all of 5 minutes before requesting a refund. Place is a dump of dumps. The dude at the desk couldn't have been nicer, really he was nice, but as soon as I walked in the room and cut on the lights the roaches scattered. Walked into the bathroom and the floor was covered... More

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011 via mobile

Where to start..sheets are stained and had a little red bug on them under top cover. Holes in stained sheets..then these HUGE roaches came out at night. Shower trickled..couldn't even get clean. Bathroom door won't shut.. Worse I've ever seen. I put all my stuff in the truck so no bugs would get on or in them. Couldn't sleep due... More

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Address: 1302 Bluewater Highway, Freeport Area, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Surfside Beach
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