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Sea Shell Inn Motel

202 Kleberg Place, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
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Ranked #34 of 82 hotels in Corpus Christi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We looked all over the gulf coast for a place on the beach, that wouldnt break the bank...... no luck. .. Until i came across Seashell Inn Motel.I booked a week in advance with no problems. We stayed friday night, saturday night,and sunday night for under $247.00... total.The views are absolutely amazing. The Beach was about 30 ft away from... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Awesome home away from home barbecue swim n da pool or beach .The view is awesome great service from a genuine person Pk . We came all the from El Paso with luv . highly recommended walking distance from Lexington Fajitaville next door access to many shops the marina isn't far at all many memories for our children . They... 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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Sea Shell Inn Motel offers one of the best views of the bay in Corpus Christi, TX. Start off your day with a magnificent sunrise view right in front of your room. Sea Shell Inn Motel is independently operated with flexible and affordable prices. We have options for daily rates, and weekly rates depending on season. Our rooms have features such as kitchenettes, one or two beds, central air conditioning, cable t.V., And dining tables. Our rooms are well maintained and clean. The Texas State Aquarium, USS Lexington, American Bank Center, Whataburger Field, Hurricane Alley Waterpark, & La Palmera Mall are just minutes away from the motel, as well as many other attractions to visit during your stay. The motel has many onsite amenities such as free WiFi, swimming pool, volleyball net, basketball pole, swingset for kids, & laundry room with a washer and dryer to wash your clothes. ... more   less 
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