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Emerald Beach Hotel

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1102 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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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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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review replaces my previous review.. Management is content to let this 50 year old hotel deteriorate because of the great on the beach location and it ignores complaints while refusing to upgrade. Grossly insufficient handicap pkg. Antique tiny elevators. Very few luggage carts. Grossly incompetent front desk staff. Maintenance and housekeeping staff is efficient and friendly. We stayed from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend n I stayed at Emerald Beach for a week vacation. The room was clean had a mini fridge n microwave, the view wasn't very good but the staff was very friendly. We ate breakfast everyday in the restaurant down stairs every morning the service was slow but the food was great. we ordered off the menu everyday bc... More 

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Austin, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This vintage hotel offers some great options for families trying to entertain active kids, without breaking the bank. A downtown beach that is well-maintained and a great spot for people-watching or building sand castles. Because it's a man-made beach on the bay, it's very shallow (far out into the water) and so much safer than regular ocean beaches for little... More 

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Killeen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made reservations mid June for a short stay at the beginning of August. We had booked three rooms and called several times to check on the reservations. When we arrived they said that two of the three rooms were not available. When we questioned why they were not available we got a story of some rooms are not available and... More 

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Italy, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is dated, could use some renovations. However, the staff was very good though, also housekeeping was great! I left a bag full of shoes (new ones too) and not one was missing, for that I would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this motel. My family of 5 finally was able to take a vacation so we stayed 3 nights. Beds were comfortable. Our room had a partial bay view and the Harbor Bridge, which was great to look out at. It is on the bay so we swam every day. I was stung by a jelly fish and an... More 

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waco,tx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is old and dated. Could use a good cleaning. Elevators are very slow. Had a king bed room for two. The room was spacious with a foldout couch. The room had no mini fridge or microwave which seemed odd. The bartender at the outside bar was not very friendly. Guess he is tierd of tourist. The rest of the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel as a whole has a dated feel to it. I can't complain about the cleanliness. Staff was courteous. The wifi was down for 2 straight days and there were far too many kids for this to be a logical business trip hotel.

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EmeraldBeachStaff, Online Marketing Coordinator at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hi c_nakhleh, Thank you so much for your review. We apologize we did not meet your expectations. We have been making some improvements throughout the hotel this year starting in the North Tower. We will be starting the South Tower soon. I would like to know which room you were in if you wouldn't mind sending me that information. You... More 

San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to Corpus Christi for a long weekend with family and friends and found the property to be filthy and in need of serious renovation. The location was ok being directly on the beach, and I wasn't in the water for 10 seconds when I stepped on a glass bottle covered with barnacles. Went there since it was " pet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jumped at a king size room even though it was smoking because the pictures and reviews made it sound worth it. Being that Corpus Christi is not like Galveston (which was an assumption I had) I was especially grateful for a place on the beach. Major disappointment - the entire feel of the hotel is dingy/dirty. Our journey to our... More 

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