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Sea Shell Inn Motel

202 Kleberg Place, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
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Ranked #37 of 81 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • 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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McAllen, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Pictures can be deceiving and in this case they are. Had 2 rooms reserved here last week. Had to move one prior to arrive as an AC unit caught fire and they had to close the room for repairs. The rooms were absolutely filthy. I wouldn't let my kids walk on the floor much less play on them. The ceiling... More

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San Antonio
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our intention for booking here was to see if this place would be safe and suitable for bringing down our kids for our big family vacation in a few weeks. We were nervous by some of the reviews we saw here especially considering all the other 4 times we have visited this beach we had stayed at the Raddison hotel... More

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Bentonville, Arkansas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed two night at the Sea Shell with our two-year-old twin boys. The hostess that checked us in gave us a little keyboard for the boys. She was kind and helpful. Being able to walk to the aquarium and the Lexington as well as have the beach right there was great. They were re-tiling the walkways when we were... More

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South Wales, New York
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The other reviews of this property are accurate. The property is right on the beach, in a central location. We traveled with two small children, under the age of ten, and two senior adults. We looked for a place, right on the beach, which also had an in-room kitchenette. Please note that there were no dishes in the kitchen. There... More

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Sperry, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The ability to open the motel room door and see the ocean, beach, & the USS Lexington is about the only good feature worth mentioning. It had an unfinished feel to it. Ceramic tile without grout everywhere, missing tile where cut pieces are needed to finish it, broken tiles in the bathroom and around the sink, bare wiring and missing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Location, location,location. Close to Restaurants, Gifts shops the Beach, the USS Lexington yes it could be updated but its clean and the Owners are very nice. Its reasonable my family and I enjoy staying there and will stay there again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The view at this hotel is fantastic. The rooms are very run down. Although the beds were very comfortable. They are trying to fix it up. If the view is your only requirement you may be able to forgive the terrible room. We stayed on third floor and the steep steps are only for young people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We've stayed at the sea shell in every year for the past 4 years. We absolutely love it here the location couldn't be more perfect. As the mom of a 5 & 2 yr old it is the best place. Walking distance to the beach and attractions,a Playground for them to run around and play. And the perfect size swimming... 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
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Number of rooms: 25
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