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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly, knowledgeable staff. A do it yourself B&B. Breakfast is on your own and optional. The room was dated. Bedding and towels were functional, but well used. The location was very quiet and located across from a Mexican restaurant. Definitely not luxurious.

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Washington, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central location between the 3-4 main birding destinations of the Lower Rio Grande Valley; charming historic building (I recommend a room in that bldg if possible). Self service pantry and kitchen means birders can pack a good lunch, grab breakfast at any hour they want, etc. Huge supply of birding resources - field guides, etc. Very convenient and efficient for...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Alamo Inn B&B experience. Reasonable prices; easy to make arrangements with Keith Hackland in a friendly, thorough, personalized, low key style; beautiful, cozy, clean, quiet, lodging with all the comforts of home and all the conveniences you need, taking into account early risers getting up and out with food available if you didn’t have time to...

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Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed January 1, 2017

I enjoyed my stay. The garden suite was perfect for our needs. It provided plenty of room to move around and I liked the bird focus of the decor. I could not find the pots and pans but did not ask; so my fault. I found them on the day we were leaving. I liked that no one bothered us....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed December 12, 2016

fantastic apartments with well equipped kitchen make you feel very much at home. The Inn is located conveniently to several nice reservers and easy to find. This is definitely the place to stay for birders.

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Reviewed June 29, 2016

It is a great place with good atmosphere. Keith and Mary Beth are skillfull birders and it was great meeting you folks, and thank you for showing me around. End of June is probably not the best time of the year for birding, but I almost saw everything I could hope for. So I can highly recommend this place for...

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed May 14, 2016

The Alamo Inn B&B is very well-located for birding in the Valley and has everything one needs for a comfortable stay. The pricing is quite reasonable. If you want a luxurious spa feel, find yourself another place, but this B&B was perfect for us.

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Linn, Texas
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Alamo Inn is a great place for birders, photographers and other nature lovers to stay. The B&B is centrally located in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) and if you stay there, you're likely to meet other like-minded folks who are friendly and happy to talk about where they went, what they have seen and where they plan to go. I...

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Kamloops
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. Keith, the owner, the kitchen staff and the housekeepers are very welcoming and helpful. The themed rooms are comfortable and well stocked. It was like staying in a home rather than a hotel. We stayed in the South African room which was a block away from the gear store and breakfast room. The honour...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Another couple and we stayed in the Hummingbird Suite and found it very comfortable for four people. The kitchen was adequately equipped for breakfasts and lunch-making. We didn't cook dinner, but my sense was that cooking equipment for larger meals was a little sparse. Because we made our own breakfasts we missed out on conversation with other birders in the...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodging for birders and other travelers in clean comfortable suites furnished with antiques and run by a caring host who is a knowledgeable area birder. Facilities include self serve breakfast, meeting room, birding & outdoor store, working artist's studio, free WIFI, free guest computer, and other free extras including area bird and butterfly maps and check lists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alamo Inn B&B, Gear & Tours

Address: 801 Main St, Alamo, TX 78516-2560
Location: United States > Texas > Alamo
Price Range: $45 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Did not inspect the newer buildings (to the east), but the original historic building is convenient to the pantry and really charming.”
 of 5 bubbles EstevanJ, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Garden Suite on second floor was very quiet except for fireworks on Christmas eve.”
 of 5 bubbles jpm6450, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“Every room I've stayed in was good.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthhoyt, May 13, 2016 | Read review
“Get a 1-bedroom suite rather than this studio”
 of 5 bubbles bluemotmot, Mar 3, 2016 | Read review
“Back of main building is quietest but even front room not too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamZ822, Nov 24, 2015 | Read review
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