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Sea Shell Inn Motel

202 Kleberg Place, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I would not advise anyone to stay here. we arrived place was a building site, foolishly we booked in, afterwards seeing the room we decided not to stay, we were refused a refund. The room was dirty, ceiling had a hole near the shower area which has been covered with some sort of wood. Not a pleasant experience.

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Winchester, Virginia
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There is no ground floor access at this property. The women who checked us in spent the entire time of check in on her cell phone. She seemed to be much more interested in her cell connection than the guests that were attempting to check in. The property is in such bad shape, I'm surprised that it's legal for them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hotel is centrally located & extremely cheap- that being said, don't come expecting high class amenities. Our room was very clean, felt safe and had an ocean view. Ac worked great and had a decent little kitchenette (with fridge, cooktop & coffee maker!) Room was actually very large as well! It's an older hotel (they are updating some things... More 

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

I be been in this motel several times throughout the years and this 2014 is the worst I've seen it. The other reviews I read are really lies and if you want to have a great vacation you better ask to be taken on a tour of the room you will be staying before you commit to stay. Definitely this... More 

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Big Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Sea Shell Inn on North Beach for about six days. When we arrived the first thing we noticed was the awesome view of the bay. The views are beautiful, including great views of the Lexington, and large commercial ships crossing through from time to time. The Lexington & Aquarium are all in walking distance. The owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Checked in late Sunday raining, didn't know what to expect. Paid for one night and stayed until Friday. Within walking distance of museums and on the beach. Beachcomber's paradise off season, so we enjoyed the lack of crowds.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The location for this motel is excellent with beautiful views of the bay from most anywhere on property, except for a room in the corner areas. The pool was fairly clean. They do advertise a basketball court, which is a broken hoop & missing net stuck in a corner in the back parking lot area. They advertise free Wi-Fi, but... More 

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Houston
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5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very outdated, deteriorating and not very clean. Walls with holes, sink and tub corroded, bathroom door would not shut because the flooring was bowed, caked on dirt around the electrical outlets, bathroom light with no cover flickering & sputtering, bedside light fixture missing a bulb and a small cockroach on the table. I'm sure the owners are trying very hard... More 

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SeaShellInnMotel, Manager at Sea Shell Inn Motel, responded to this review

Hello, Yes we are undergoing a full renovation right now. You may have seen all the materials and construction equipment around the hotel during your stay. We started the renovation 3 weeks ago, and plan on completion by December/January. So far, 4 rooms out of 26 have been completely redone. Sorry, but feel free to visit us again after and... More 

McAllen, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was undecided on whether or not to book this room. We wanted a place that was on the beach but within our price range. I read the reviews and some of them were awful and some of them were great. So I decided to take a chance and trust the good reviews over the bad. BIG MISTAKE. I have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our family (2 adults, 2 kids) went down for quick family vacation. I wanted a hotel on the water that didn't cost an arm and a leg. I remembered the Sea Shell Inn and hoped they had rooms! I was in luck. Yes, the building is old and a little battered. Did that effect anything? Nope. It could use some... More 

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Address: 202 Kleberg Place, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Corpus Christi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi

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