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Ada, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Just returned from staying here. The place is small and close to the beach. Has a Great Location! However, upon arriving at the Pirates Den the place had not been cleaned. The bedding smelled of a sweaty man, there are only 2 small window AC units that were not sufficient enough to cool the place down. I stayed on top... More 

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2 Thank Jennifer B
Carole H, Owner at Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

These were 5 ladies who from the moment they arrived wanted the balance of their bill discounted.. Within 5 minutes, one of the ladies came to tell me she found a bit of sand in the refrigerator and wanted money off of the bill. \She informed me that they clean houses for a living and were diligent in their work.... More 

oc, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Not sure what is going on here, but this is place has some issues. Place was more mess than charm. Upon arrival, owner said she was having a surgery procedure the next day and couldn't have breakfast for us. It was like visiting a relative you don't know very well or haven't seen in a really long time, except there... More 

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3 Thank lagunahillbillies
Carole H, Owner at Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

At Out By The Sea we strive hard to please our guests. My surgery was not planned, and I had to be at the hospital at 5am. I did tell these guests the evening before that I was very sorry but surgery was unexpectedly planned early the next morning. I did offer to have their breakfast ready and just to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

This bed and breakfast is amazing and quaint. We had an outside room on the second floor. You walk on the deck and it is so peaceful, the ocean waves and stars. Mrs. Carole is an excellent host, and helpful with restaurants and things to do. Really enjoyed our trip and we plan to go back and bring the kids.

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If you are headed to Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula, affordable places to stay can be an issue. Out by the Sea B&B proved to be a good option. Nice room, good breakfast .. Great fun talking with the owner.

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Manvel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Regatta & loved it! Owner is completely warm & thoughtful. Walking distance to beach & overall great experience. We brought our kids & owner gave them souvenirs to take back home. It's exactly what I imagined a bed & breakfast to be like but better. Hope this helps:-)!

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3 Thank Belladiem83
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Wow about sums it up but I will go on lol first our family just had a death and we had to cancel our planed trip to AZ. So my wife and our kids just needed to get away I called Carole about 9 pm on the night of June 9 asked for a room for 4 and a teacup... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

OK Folks, I got the poop but I will tell you that later. All the bad reviews are pre-IKE and pre-Carole so Trip Advisor needs to delete those except for Ms. Bento's, it is from 2012 and she didn't tell you the entire story. First, Carole reminds me of my favorite aunt that I don't get to see all that... More 

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7 Thank d2con
Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Visited Out by the Sea B&B last weekend with my sweetheart and one each of our teenaged kids. We had the most amazing time! Carole really treated us like we were family. It's obvious why she gets so many return guests. I can't wait to get back. The house is on large piers, with extensive decking - all of which... More 

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3 Thank jeffbaustin
Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

My family and I stayed here for the weekend and loved every minute of it. The rooms are great and the service is greater. Carol made us feel right at home and gave us every accommodation including her cooking and friendliness. The patio is beautiful and relaxing with the hammocks and the garden. It is very close to the beach,... More 

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2 Thank Jared C
Nederland, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Out By the Sea B & B was a nice place to stay right near the beach. It has a nice homey feel with a nice courtyard. Carol and Renee made us feel at home in her home. We will be coming by to visit on our next trip to Crystal. It was so interesting to hear about what was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Out By The Sea is a lovely coastal bed and breakfast in Crystal Beach. We are located on the Bolivar Peninsula. The peninsula is 30 miles of sandy beach and the audubon migration route for many species of birds. We are a well-known biding mecca with several sites for bird watching. We are a great family vacation site with our gentle warm water of the gulf, great fishing and shelling. Out By The Sea has 5 areas; The Regatta; a ;large room with 2 queen beds, The LaFitte; a lovely room for 2. These rooms are located in the main home. The Honeymoon Suite and the smaller room, Amour de le Mer are located in the attached building with a private deck which looks over the gulf and beach!The Honeymoon Suite is very romantically decorated and has a very large double heart shaped jacuzzi. There is also a large family area, The Pirates Den, has room for 5 guests, a bedroom, a living room area, a fully equipped kitchen and full bath.Small pets are allowed in this area only. Our tropical gardens make this truly a tropical paradise. Please join us to relax in one of our hammocks while the tropical breeze relaxes you as the waves gently break on the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2134 Vista, Box 2046, Crystal Beach, TX 77650
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Crystal Beach
Price Range: $150 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Out By The Sea Hotel Crystal Beach
Out By The Sea b&b
Out By The Sea Bed And Breakfast Crystal Beach, Texas
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