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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank Sparky_0317
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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1 Thank Christine G
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 

San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Sometimes you see pictures on line that look nice and then when you get to a place it is not as nice. The pictures online of this room are exactly what the place looks like when I arrived. Nice! Many in our group stayed in different rooms. I stayed in #066 with my group of 8 and it was very... More 

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our owners and staff are committed to providing excellent service at a beautiful property. We always enjoy hearing that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. We look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

Hollywood Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Island Retreat a few times and have always liked the grounds And large pool. Easy access to the beach Security guards the entrance. Very close to "town". This time we hit the jackpot with #66. It is the 3rd floor penthouse with a looong Balcony unobstructed, fantastic view. In the master, you can see the... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our goal to provide the best vacation experience to our guests at a beautiful beach front resort. It will be our pleasure to serve you again in the future. More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our condo was on first floor, 3 bed, 2 bath, balcony overlooking swimming pool and you could see the boardwalk and sea to the side. Maids very good bringing clean towels, tea towels, bin liners, dishwasher tablets every morning. Short walk to sea, no seaweed this year and great beach for swimming and playing bat and ball games. Swimming pool... More 

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

Thank you for your response. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our owners and staff strive to give our guests the best vacation experience in Port Aransas. Our amenities on property and location to the beach and town are what make us a special place ti visit. We appreciate your feedback, and look forward... More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

We recently had a surprise BD party for a family member at Island Retreat. There were 5 condos rented for the event and we ended up in #150. It was clean, the kitchen had adequate equipment but the beds were horrible and very uncomfortable! The dated furnishings were acceptable but those beds need to be replaced! The pools, grounds and... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the beds in this unit. All comments are relayed to the owners in order to keep our units as comfortable and updated as possible. Our staff does strive to keep the property as clean and well-maintained as possible, and are always happy to provide good... More 

Wichita Falls, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Our family vacation every year at Port A always finds us at Island Retreat. This year was no exception. We stayed in unit #158 which is a second floor 3 bedroom condo facing the gulf. Just perfect for us, especially with 2 bathrooms ! Everyone had their own bedroom and there was plenty of room for all of us. This... More 

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

Thank you for your response. We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoy their stay at Island Retreat. Our amenities and location to the beach and town make Island Retreat a premier property to stay at in Port Aransas. Our owners and staff strive to give our guests the best vacation experience possible. We look forward to having... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We took our 6 kids to Island Retreat II for a week of fun at the beach. We loved everything about this place! Just a quick walk to the beach from our backdoor and pool across the street... What more could the kids want? The grounds were well kept and clean and it was nice to see Security at the... More 

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

We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed their stay with us at Island Retreat. Our owners and staff strive to give our guests the best vacation experience possible in Port Aransas. We are very happy to hear that you will be returning, and look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We booked our 1st family vacation with Turnkey properties. We viewed the pictures online and were looking forward to our vacation with my husband, myself and our 2 young children. We got the studio room thinking it would be fine with the fold out couch for the little ones and the bed for my husband and myself. We were so... More 

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7 Thank Sarah W
ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience in this unit. We do relay all comments to the owners to try and keep all of our units as updated and comfortable as possible. Contact us directly, and we will make sure that you do not experience anything like this in the future. Again, we are sorry to hear about... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

It's day 2 and I have yet to receive clean towels. Perhaps that's my responsibility... as well as the cleanliness, plumbing, and safety of my room. I am very upset and disappointed with my room, especially considering that I am staying with my grandchildren.

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2 Thank Yolanda C
ReeseIR, General Manager at Island Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear about your unpleasant stay with us. We do strive to give our guests the best experience possible. We do hope that you will give us another chance 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 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
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