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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect much from this place and although they offered a kitchen kit you would think they would at least have one bowl, one plate or something in their fully equipped kitchen. Bed was very uncomfortable and from reading other reviews, sounds like all are. Pool was open but they were fixing fence around it so it looked like a... More 

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

It was a short stay for us, but the room was very nice and comfy. Enjoyed the stay. Planning to go back soon. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The pool area is very nice and will soon have a privacy fence which will make it better. Also, there is a play area for the kids.

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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We found this place online and were very happy to find a three star hotel(ha) so close to the beach with so many five star reviews at such a great price. We paid about $55 for it and were tickled with the deal. From what I understand the family that lives there manages the place, and the people who own... More 

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The gentlemen who checked us in was very kind, but beware of the fine print and take your time to read it. They will not provide you any advance warning that a refund is not available at all as this is a "family owned business". We were charged $228 for 2 nights including pet fees for 2 miniature schnauzers. After... More 

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1 Thank garciasolis
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great place to stay! less than a minute walk to the Beach. Pool and a playground for the kids. Friendly manager and owners. Great price for all they offer. Rooms perfect. Small Kitchenette, but adequate for cooking meals for family if that is what you want to do. Pool was very clean with some pool toys. Water hoses available to... More 

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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Terrible treatmemnt booked online with weeks in advance and ownwer gave room away, owner said he had right to give room away when ever he wanted too, made spi a bad experience, do not recommened this hotel at all

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

My family and I have stayed at the South Beach Inn because John, the manager, is extremely helpful, knowledgeable about SPI, and treats us like family. Great place to stay! We didn't need to go get full of sand because the pool was at our front door!

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1 Thank Sara M
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here, the room upstairs was great for my family it had plenty of room for 5 and it was fun hanging out on the balcony at night and the beach is a short walk to get too. The manager John is a great guy and very hospitable as well as his family. Definitely would come... More 

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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights (Friday Saturday Sunday) The staff was friendly, helpful and very informative about fishing spots, sight seeing restaurants, the Manger even gave us some frozen shrimp on our first night so we could go fishing... the rooms were clean , the pool was clean and the beach is less than a 5 minute walk. Would recommend this... More 

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SouthBeachInnSPI, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate your awesome review and recommendation! Thank you!! Your relaxation, enjoyment, and satisfaction is our top priority. Hearing about your great experience is our reward and we so look forward to having you back to stay again! Earning your repeat visits is very important to us. Thank you again and remember to "Like" South Beach Inn on Facebook.... More 

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Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I have stayed here numerous times. Management is top notch and rooms are comfy and very clean. Beds have new sheets and 4 very comfortable pillows and new pretty comforter. The grounds are kept impeccably clean. Full size kitchen with coffee pot and toaster. I highly recommend South Beach Inn for a quiet and cozy getaway. Thank... More 

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SouthBeachInnSPI, Owner at South Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and recommendation! John and staff work very hard to assure our guests' satisfaction and enjoyment, and to earn your repeat stays. As the new owners, we have many improvement projects in the works you will notice over your upcoming stays, and upgrading the linens and bedding is just one of those.....:-) Thank you again!! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The South Beach Inn is a unique, boutique motel nestled in a lush tropical oasis within one block of South Padre Island’s beautiful sandy beaches, warm Gulf waters, and surf fishing. Come take a dip and splash in the beautiful outdoor pool. Relax and enjoy barbequing on the grill right outside your front door. This motel offers accommodations with full kitchens including refrigerator, stove, microwave, and coffee makers; cable TV, free WiFi; and free guest parking. South Beach Inn is pet friendly. Take a step back in time for your next South Padre Island getaway and stay at the unique, boutique South Beach Inn. Opened in 1961 as The Seagrape Motel, the inn stakes claim as the oldest on the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Beach Inn

Address: 120 E Jupiter Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7311
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: $55 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — South Beach Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
South Beach Hotel South Padre Island
South Beach Motel
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Our room had a double entry. The pool was at our front door!”
 of 5 bubbles 14SaraM, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms first floor with pool view my advice on day one buy local shrimp and have a boil”
 of 5 bubbles kimnicely, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the room upstairs but call as soon as you can due to there is only one :)”
 of 5 bubbles silvas0406, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“#10 only has entrance to the back (most rooms also have a room out to the pool); 2 queen beds; spacious shower-only; full kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles hzburton, Jan 14, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all on the same level.....I don't think there is a bad room...”
 of 5 bubbles Mish267, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
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