We rented Condo #112. This trip was very last minute. We booked the place on a Thursday afternoon and our plans to travel to SPI were for Friday. The process was easy and Dan was very helpful and easy to work with, the payment method was easy-although we are still waiting for some stuff to settle in the next couple of days, mainly its my fault for not asking, to make things short, please pay with a CC. The decor was great, it really did look like the pictures on the website. I loved the fact that the place was literally less than 1min walking distance to the beach! And we didn’t have to pay an extra fee for parking.
The condo was well maintained although there were only about 1-2 things that needed repair (I still need to tell the owner about it). I think that the previous renter/cleaning personnel did not clean the place properly. I did find a couple of dirty dishes but it was ok because i didn’t mind cleaning them-i was going to clean them before use anyway just for my own peace of mind. Some of the face towels smelled kind of mildewish but that was ok because I always bring my own when I travel.
I loved the fact that the rooms have codes to get in-that way you don’t have to worry about carrying/loosing a key. The balcony area was ok, since I was in the 1st floor it made me a bit paranoid that someone might climb in and try to get in-but that’s just me. But a good thing about that was that we would park our vehicle right outside our balcony and we would bring things in to the condo by the balcony area.
The AC system works very good too. One thing that I sort of didn’t like was how high the tub is from the floor, I almost fell trying to get out, I didn’t realize how high it was. There aren’t really a lot or restaurants near by, just the one that’s by the beach-the one that’s by the Schlitterbahn resort, which was awful by the way. But for us that was ok because the whole point of us getting a condo was for us to stay in and cook, which we did! Oh and the kitchen has everything, no need to bring pans or spoons, they even have a crock-pot and pans to make cupcakes! The place where you go to do the dolphin watch is so close to the condo you can walk to it.
All in all it was a great experience and I loved the Condo! I will definitely go back and would not rent anywhere else! (Unless this was not available ☹)
- Also Known As:
- Gulf View Ii Hotel South Padre Island