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“Somewhere beyond the McDonalds and the condos, there is the sea” 4 of 5 stars
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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   912 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597   |  
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Ranked #12 of 33 hotels in South Padre Island
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“Somewhere beyond the McDonalds and the condos, there is the sea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Front desk staff very professional but a bit haggard. Very large room, well kept. Pressure lacking from shower head and water was more lukewarm then hot, during our whole stay. Ocean view obstructed by condos and sleep interrupted by very early morning garbage pick-up at adjacent McDonalds. Breakfast featured same scrambled eggs but we had bacon one day, and strawberry flavored waffles were tasty. Nice pool to sit around and private sidewalk leading to beach.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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austin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

so you want to stay on the island huh? Well get ready for hotels that cater to the party crowd as there were heards of 'elephants' up & down our hall way until 6am, even after a call down to the desk. The beds were decent, the pillows were terrible. The towels were dry some had holes in them. the water had a high concentration of chlorine that was unpleasent. Breakfast was good however and when we complained that our room a/c did not work properly we were ushered into another room with ease. Only problem is that the new room's a/c actually did work, but it sounded like a Harrier Jet ! can't win them all right....decent stay for the price but if you really want to get a good nights sleep I suggest somewhere else

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at this establishment, and found the staff to be very friendly and the king size bed was great! We were upgraded to a "room with a view" after finding out the room we had reserved had already been booked. The front desk staff were very accommodating and the room was a good size. The beach is across the street and easily accessable. The breakfast was very good. We enjoyed our first night so much, we decided to stay another day.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ocheyedan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. It is an older hotel, but well kept and very clean. The free hot breakfast was wonderful with a menu of scrambled eggs, biscuits, toast, rolls, a variety of meats, yogurt, make your own waffles, fruit, cereal, tea, juice and coffee every day! The pool and hot tub are nice. The hotel is in a good location. It is right behind MacDonalds so very handy for families.
The carpet in one of our adjoining rooms needed to be replaced, but other than that, we found it to be a good place to stay for a great price!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sweet Home, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

For the most part this was a nice suite to stay in. It was clean, comfortable, and actually not too over the top in price. The staff was as helpful as they were able to be considering the timing of our visit. We were there over the 2012 Easter weekend & there was A LOT of partying going on all around town. The staff had quite a bit to attend to with all of the teenagers (with quite a bit of skin showing) that were all over the place. It was obviously our own fault for not being aware timing-wise with how that holiday is celebrated in the area. Wish we had chosen a different weekend, but it is what it is. The breakfast was good, just difficult to get to with all of the visitors. We would definitely return, just NOT on that weekend!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Overland Park, KS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The staff was very nice and helpful. I am a diamond member and was given a free upgrade to a family suite which was greatly appreciated. The beach is not visable but is less than a 3 minute walk from the back of the hotel down a walkway without having to cross any streets so that was nice. The pool is heated and on the the sunny side and the side blocked by the wind. The hotel is a little dated but clean. Overall a great value and a very nice stay.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CSuitesSouthPadreTX, General Manager at Comfort Suites, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thank you very much for your kind words on your most recent stay. It is very much appreciated. My entire staff strives to make all our guest's stay as pleasant and enjoyful as yours. I will pass along your review to them, as they would also love to hear your kinds words.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The location is great for a winter getaway. The people are friendly and helpful. The grounds are well-kept. The breakfast is fantastic! I especially enjoyed the Texas-shaped waffles. There are eggs and meat served each morning as well. Every morning we saw the sunrise on the beach. It is walking distance to many shops, restaurants and other local attractions. The pool is refreshing and a good size.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Address: 912 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 33 hotels in South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Suites 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
All suite hotel with contemporary furnishings. Private beach access. FREE high speed internet access. Suites with partial beach and bay views. Shopping and restaurants within walking distance. Bilingual staff. All Comfort Suites are smoke free. ... more   less 
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