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Sea Shell Inn Motel

202 Kleberg Place, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I've been to Corpus many times but this was the first and last time I will ever stay at this place. I reserved the room back in April/May for $200.00 per night as a surprise birthday weekend for my husband. The room had NO AC, when we ask them to please fix it, they came in the room to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Before I booked this motel, I read all the reviews first and took our chances. Glad we did. Keep in mind...if you are looking for a five star hotel, this isn't the place for you; however, if you are looking for something that is functional, clean, very affordable right on the beach...this is the right place. My family and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed in a newly renovated room and were very pleased with the accommodations. The two queen beds were new & comfortable. The room was very clean and had a good ac system that kept us cool. We will definitely keep Sea Shell Inn on our Favorite list.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This motel is all about location, right on the beach. We counted 42 steps down to the water. Big rooms, but not the cleanest. It is what it is - a motel. It has a small pool and playground. Walking distance to restaurants and USS Lexington. Overpriced.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Cons: There was a HORRIBLE leak in our room that nobody came to look at. Door was broken, wouldnt stay shut unless deadbolted, which made it so you couldnt get in with a key. Ice machine takes quarters to work. Clientele was very ghetto. Blasted vulgar music in the pool around very young children. No balcony Got a corner room,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I'm a mom who was traveling with my nine-year-old son and left the rest of the family at home, so I didn't want to spend too much on a beachfront hotel. Here's my totally unbiased review: Yes, they've done some renovations. Painted and fixed rotting boards on the exterior, put granite tops in the rooms, some hardwoods, and a fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went as a family of 10, we reserved 2 room..one of the rooms had 2 queen beds and the other had 3 with one of the beds being in a separate room. Each room had a kitchenette, w emafe all meals in but more light over stove would be better.The rooms were clean but you could tell the age.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is the worst place in the history of history to stay. Sure the beach is right in front of you but they employee thieves. Several items were stolen from our room. When management was informed of the situation they act like they do not care because at the bottom of the receipt they say they are not responsible for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Me and fiancé came down for little vacation and the hotel has good view but was expecting a full kitchen to cook instead got a small fridge and tiny stove. Hardly came into clean once in four days and last day before we left they came to clean. Bed hurts our back. Good view but wouldn't stay again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel and the room we got was awesome. It was just a few steps away from the bay and the vistas were out of this world. Newly remodeled and very very clean with a nice little kitchenette. Check in was fast and easy, can't complain.

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