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“Peaceful and Lovely- Highly Recommended” 5 of 5 stars
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Brown Pelican Inn
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207 W. Aries, South Padre Island, TX 78597   |  
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Austin, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Peaceful and Lovely- Highly Recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2006

We stayed here August 21st and 22nd and really enjoyed it. It was clean, modern and tastefully decorated. The owners were very kind and gave great suggestions of restaurants and other places to visit. If you love nature and quiet, this is the place for you.

  • Stayed August 2006, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2006

One of my gal pals decided to fly into Texas the weekend before 4th of July at the last minute, and the Brown Pelican happened to have an a room for us! Chris even called to let me know a room was available in spite of the inn being completely booked (my request was through e-mail).

A beautiful and exclusive place for singles (gal pals like us), couples, and families (with kids 12 and older, thank goodness). The inn is very peaceful and very quiet!!!!!!!!!! Exceptionally clean, passing my white glove standards, lol, seriously.

We stayed in the Laguna Atascosa room which is the most popular. We had a breathtaking view of the water, and watched the most beautiful sunset (and sunrise) from our window with the better view from the balcony--which made the whole trip worthwhile being that we wanted to get away from the city life. Not much to do on South Padre island itself but the Brown Pelican is a place to stay to unwind and rejuvenate.

The best I've ever been to. Chris, the innkeeper, was very nice and is a lady of elegance.

  • Liked — Children aged 12 and over are invited (I love my peace and quiet)
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Tips/Secrets — book away ahead in advance
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 207 W. Aries, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8

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