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Island Retreat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 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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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 

Kerrville, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We always take a girls beach trip in July every year. We booked here out of desperation, but still made the best of it. We ended up calling the swimming pools the "PEE" pools, because they were so hot and murky. Won't stay again.

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

Thank you for your feedback. We do apologize about the issue you experienced with the pool last summer. Our staff does strive to keep the property in top condition for our guests. We will continue to improve and hope to have a chance to serve you again in the future. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

We reserved a 3 bedroom unit at Island Retreat in December 2015 for a July 2016 family vacation. Island Retreat called February 22, 2016 to let us know the unit we reserved was not available in July 2016!! So island retreat offered to price match a two bedroom and one bedroom unit for us because there no more 3 bedroom... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We do apologize for the situation, unfortunately in this type of property each condominium is individually owned, and owners can pull their units out of the rental program at any time if they wish. It is for this reason that we cannot guarantee a specific room when a reservation is made. Our prices are set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed for three nights in condo 134, and loved it! The exterior of the building is nothing to look at, but inside was great. It looked exactly as it did in the photos, if not better. It had the feel of something recently renovated. I honestly wish I could live there forever. Fresh towels were brought... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We do strive to give our guests the best vacation experience possible. Again, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Island Retreat

Address: 700 Island Retreat Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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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