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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights and enjoyed the unit very well. Three bedrooms two baths did work. Were asked each day if we needed towels or if any problems. Big pool, boardwalk to a nice stretch of beach. We particularly liked the beach setup, with a separate lacane for the rs.

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed in unit 66 and booked directly with Island Retreat. Three nights costs $1,600.00. It was a penthouse and although I can't say anything bad about the unit, getting to it was awful. I'm 71 and had to climb up 6 flights of stairs in 100 degree weather. We asked three different employees for the elevator code, but were... More 

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1 Thank marylucoupland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the third floor condo. I payed $1600.00 for three nights! Although the condo was nice, it sleeps eight with three bedroom, but only has two bathrooms. (Not enough towels were left daily for eight people!) To access it are six flights of stairs. I'm 71 with a heart condition. Three different employees were asked for the elevator... More 

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Thank MaryLu C
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in unit 26. It felt like we were house sitting. Everything imaginable was provided. The balcony view of both the pool and the ocean was ideal. Make sure to take a virtual tour of the condo before you select. We booked the last one available and at was a good one, but we noticed others that we would... More 

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Marble Falls, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Check in ran 30 min late from email stated time, had to wait for house cleaning, super small kitchen for 8, no broom/dust pan or sink scrubber, one pot, one hot pad, one dish towel, very hard to cook for 8 here with little cookware and broken items, fridge bins broken, it was newer but not well taken care of,... More 

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Thank Lee3537
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to stay at port Aransas, and I couldn't have picked a better place!!!! We stayed in #103, It was perfect for our group of 10! Plenty of room, the condo is very spacious!! It was much more than I expected it to be!! It's in a great location! Nice pools, it had everything we needed... More 

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Thank Ariana F
ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Island Retreat. We do strive to provide the best vacation experience possible. We look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

Winona Minnesota
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed in #46 which has been totally updated. This is our 3rd time at Island Retreat and this condo was much nicer than anything we had stayed in before. We rented it through Turnkey, not directly from Island Retreat. Beds were all very comfy, there is a stack washer/dryer and plenty of bath towels. Furniture in living room was... More 

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Thank Dezdanger
ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Island Retreat. We do strive to provide the best vacation experience possible. We look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Unit 167 Island Retreat Condo - 700 Island Retreat Port Aransas, Tx 3 nights Could have been great but sheets were not changed - floor filthy AC set at 85 degrees -would set lower and AC would go back to 85 degrees Refrigerator way too warm Sheets were dirty, hair balls on floor, floor very dirty.… Called management... More 

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1 Thank RROECO
ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We do apologize at your stay at Island Retreat. Unfortunately, when you book through a third party, we do not manage the unit and cannot control the circumstances in the unit. We do encourage you to book directly at Island Retreat on your next stay. More 

Austin, Texas
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124 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Island Treat II is reasonably priced and an excellent location on the beach in Port Aransas. I have stayed there with friends and my family. The resort is located on beach markers 10 and 11, which is great if you want to walk to marker 9 and eat at the Beach Lodge or have a drink. Staff is friendly and... More 

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ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at Island Retreat. We always strive to give our guests the best vacation experience possible. Our location, amenities, and staff make Island Retreat the premier place to stay in Port Aransas. We appreciate your feedback, and look forward to serving you again on your next stay. More 

Boerne, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

As a customer of Island Retreat for over 30 years we would expect better service. Management planned a parking lot resurface where all guests were not allowed to get close to their condo for loading and unloading of vehicle. Management knew this when we checked in but put us in the condo anyway. Very easily could have offered us other... More 

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ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We do apologize for unpleasant experience you encountered with the parking lot construction. We do strive to give our guests the best vacation experience possible. Unfortunately we did have a contractor change plans on us at the last minute. It is always our goal to provide the best service possible, even under unforeseen circumstances. We do apologize again, and hope... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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Additional Information about Island Retreat

Address: 700 Island Retreat Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-6012
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: $60 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
Also Known As:
Island Retreat Hotel Port Aransas
Island Retreat Port Aransas
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