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Emerald Beach Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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Ranked #39 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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5 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my fourth time staying at this hotel. I usually prefer their suites facing the beach, but decided to try something new. I ended up on the 6th floor (634/5?) in a corner suite over the main entrance. View was just as beautiful and patio was just as comfortable as the others (especially with patio sized chairs instead of... More 

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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I stayed at this hotel, it was owned by holiday inn and was not at all impressed by the cleanliness of the room, the service or the maintenance of the pool. So, when I was searching for a place to stay in November and found that this was one of the only hotels with a vacancy in this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A hotel right on the beach, how novel. The swimming pool is huge but the spa should be hotter. I'm used to 111 degrees. The room is spacious with a king bed and a double pullout. With wall to wall windows, the room is bright all day long. The bathroom is small and the mirror is hung too low for... More 

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Stockbridge, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My son had a baseball tournament Dec 5-7th and our accommodations were at this hotel. The hotel sits on the beach, which is nice. They have an inside pool and play area for smaller kids. The staff was very nice and accomodating. The driver will take you to places in the area. They do not have a laundry room which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have stayed at the Emerald Beach Hotel many times in the past 4 years. The hotel is in a great location on the beach- the only hotel in Corpus that is directly on the water. Yes, it is an older hotel and is not a "luxury" property. That being said, the hotel is great for what it is and... More 

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Three Rivers, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed here for my sister's volleyball camp. The rooms were average, they were fair for the price and the food was okay. The drinks at the bar were amazing though. I had a great time with the family though.

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Laredo, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My family and I recently stayed at the hotel over the 2014 Thanksgiving holiday. We arrived the day before Thanksgiving. Although the hotel was very empty as could be expected for the holiday weekend, we were unable to get an upgrade to a room with a full view of the beach. Even though we booked online through the hotel's website,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a week on our honeymoon last October and absolutely loved it! We ended up being upgraded to an ocean view which was amazing! Staff was very nice all around, ended up coming back for our anniversary this year and had a wonderful time yet again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I do not know what some people's expectations are about this hotel, and why they have rated it badly. Yes it is a bit run down in area's but they are doing it up slowly. Remember some areas are dog friendly so there is to be a smell about. I was happy with my room though a fridge would have... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This hotel is much the worse for wear. The years are definetly showing. Rooms had mold in bathrooms (we had two rooms). One bathroom ceiling was falling down. To the hotel's credit, the occupent was moved to another area of the hotel. The check in staff was not very friendly. The hotel restaurant was mediocre, at best. Do have praise... More 

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Address: 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Corpus Christi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 368
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Corpus Christi - Emerald Beach Hotel Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Holiday Inn
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi

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