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“Holiday Inn Express- Great Alternative to Condos” 4 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   727 South 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373   |  
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Ranked #11 of 19 hotels in Port Aransas
McKinney, Texas
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“Holiday Inn Express- Great Alternative to Condos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

This is a nice hotel. We are here during Spring Break. Obviously we had a few issues with some noisy teenagers, but overall not bad. We had two tennagers, an eleven year old, and my wife and I in the room. Hotel is about two minutes from the beach. The lady that takes care of the free breakfast did an awesome job keeping everything fresh and clean. Rooms were nice. We had two queens with a pullout sofa. Plenty of room. The rooms also have a little kitchenette, with microwave, sink and minifridge. We did not use the pool, but it looked nice. There is also a little workout room with some treadmills and an eliptical. Overall nice stay,

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
We would like to thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience with us. Our goal is to provide a problem free stay as well as an experience to remember. We are glad that you had an excellent stay and hope to see you in a future stay.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Very clean. Excellent staff. Very accommodating. Short walk to beach. Nice pool area.Very nice breakfast provided. Nice hostess! Thank You Holiday Inn Express! Everyone who works at this hotel was very nice.Would definetly stay there again!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
Thank You for the very nice compliment regarding your stay with us. I will pass this on to the staff and we will be looking forward to seeing you in a future stay with us.
Sincerely, May Sanders
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San Antonio,Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

We recently stayed here with two teenager boys. I got the kids suite which is a small room with a trundle bed.It is great for small kids, it's decorated in a theme with a TV and Xbox 360. The hotel is nice and clean. The only problem was the air/heat has one vent on wall so there was no air/heat in the kids area or down the hall to the bathroom so it did get very stuffy. The room we stayed in had a problem with the shower head...it didn't come on all the time and when it did there was no pressure.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Thank You for sharing your experience with us both good and bad. This helps us become a better hotel. We hope to see you in a future stay so we can make your next stay problem free.
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The hotel is usually pretty nice, but we seem to have at least one problem each time we stay there. It is a great location, and easy to get from there to the beach or the rest of Port Aransas. Most of the time it is clean, but on our last stay, we were gone to the beach all day, and when we got back at about 7 PM, the room had not been cleaned, and of course all the cleaning staff were gone for the day. Usually the staff is friendly and attentive, but again not always. Breakfast is good and the lady who handles it is very good and very friendly. Overall I rate it a little above average because of location and normal cleanliness. We have never stayed on the first floor so have not had the roach problem yet, but hope they get it under control before our next stay in April.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
We are very glad that you took the time to share your experience with us. We are happy you had an enjoyable stay and hope see you again
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DEL CITY, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We have never had any issues staying here and have stayed multiple times. The first time we stayed our AC wasn't working just right and they transferred our rooms immediately! I'm from Port Aransas so its always nice to come home and visit and be able to stay somewhere comfortable. Location is perfect but prices could be better. It isn't a cheap stay by any means when your staying for several days. I always book ahead to get the best deals :)

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
We are very glad that you took the time to share your experience with us. We are happy you had an enjoyable stay and hope see you again
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

This was our third time to stay in this hotel. It has a convenient location for getting around the Port Aransas area. The staff is great! The breakfast is excellent. Our room, a two-room suite, was awesome. We will continue to use this hotel in future trips to this area. The hotel does, however, have about the worst selection of TV channels of all the Holiday Inn Expresses I have stayed in. The Internet connection was somewhat slow.

Stayed January 2013
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sandersbay, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, January 3, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and we are glad that we will be seeing you again. We are currently working on the the channel situation as always your input helps us become a better hotel that people love.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

Staff is super accommodating, the place is spotless, and the beds are comfy. Especially great are the family suites which offer an extra Pirate themed "room" for the kids or grand kids in our case. It has their own tv and you have a microwave and mini fridge for those late night snacks.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sandersbay, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area, responded to this review, December 27, 2012
We are very glad that you took the time to share your experience with us. We are happy you had an enjoyable stay and hope see you again
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Address: 727 South 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #11 of 19 hotels in Port Aransas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas. Located on the Texas Gulf Coast, Port Aransas is a one stop destination for fishing, birding, beach combing and relaxation. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure our hotel is proud to be the preferred lodging for quality and service on the island.Our hotel is conveniently located 1.5 blocks from the beach and within walking distance to many of the best shops and restaurants. Our island is home to the Harvest Moon Regatta, UT Marine Science Institute, Newport Dunes Golf Club, Mustang Island State Park and three stops on the Great TX Birding Trail.Our hotel features swimming pool with swim up benches, waterfall, kiddie pool and hot tub for relaxing after those long walks on the beach. Our business-minded guests will appreciate our fully-stocked business center and free Internet access throughout our hotel. Guests also have access to our fitness center equipped with a treadmill, stationary bike and 3 station weight machine.Enjoy a new way to start your day with the complimentary Express Start hot breakfast bar. Cheesy omelets, fluffy scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits & gravy and crisp bacon have been added to our famous cinnamon rolls and other delicious breakfast items. On your next trip to Port Aransas, remember to Stay Smart and visit us at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas! ... more   less 
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