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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 #41 of 81 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 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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Houston, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have always stayed here when going to Corpus. It is right on the beach, which we like. Some rooms open right to the beach which is great, but sand gets in the carpet making it feel gross. The rooms overlooking the pool were ok. No fridge, micro, and only a one cup coffee maker. The corporate rooms have them,... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed at this hotel because of the proximity to the downtown area, we appreciate the fact that they do allow pets, and convenience to the beach area. It is not the cleanest hotel in the world, but considering that it is high traffic for families with children and pets, it is completely understandable. For the most part, hotel rooms... 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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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi

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