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The Palms Resort

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, 20 months daughter and I have just arrived for 4 nights vacation. Despite the extra payment for earlier checking in (50%)and lack of stawtop. Our room is cosy, the beach is clean, aren't many people around the pool. We had a very tasty lunch in the downstairs restaurant. Would recommend this place.

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

My husband, daughter, dog, and I just got back from a 5 night stay at The Palms and all had a great time! Will definitely be returning next time we are at SPI. Rustic and not ultra luxurious (which is just what we wanted for a dog friendly vacation), the suite was super clean, had everything we needed, and had... More 

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Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

My husband and I just returned from a 5 night stay at the Palms Resort on SPI. Since we were celebrating our 25th anniversary and this was our first time in South Padre, we wanted to make it right. So many choices between high rise resorts, condos, low budget (not really a choice, but they're out there). After thoroughly researching,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

rustic and friendly, comfortable. a good selectiond among highrises. has a convenient cafe with a good reputations. nice layout for the rooms. no private balconies. very easy access to the beach.convenient location.has a good reputation among locals.

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1 Thank bekiralgan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

For the past 10 years I have been coming to the SPI area for my long vacation. I normally spend the majority of my stay at the South Padre Island Golf Course in Laguna Vista. I love the island but I hate the traffic. But for part of my stay I always book myself into The Palms for one or... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great getaway spot, quiet, comfortable, clean as a whistle, great little restaurant (upscale by SPI standards) on the beach, superb menu, prices and service. Nice pool, ample parking, on the beach. Had an end suite, with sitting area and small kitchenette,

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Richmond, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Was very happy with our stay at The Palms Resort. Very clean, very relaxing, great location, just our kind of place!! The cafe was really nice and the Brie Burger was awesome! Highly recommend this place. We will definitely be back!

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1 Thank r0sec0c0
Newton, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

I was in charge of choosing a spot for our annual outing. Chose the Palms for a change of pace from chain hotels. Everyone enjoyed the hotel. The towels, bedding and bath products are much nicer than we expected. My complaint would be the complicated, time consuming, check in process. Their change in reservation policy is pathetic.

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Coppell, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Booked room one month in advance. Price was lower than expected. Has heated outdoor pool which is nice this time of year - and it was great being in a heated pool during a cold misty night with drinks coming from the bar-restaurant next to the pool. Wanted specific room that was not available at time of check in so... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Stayed five nights on out first trip to The Palms. I say first because we will certainly return. Three couples enjoyed our stay with many restaurant options close by with none better than the cafe at the property. Be sure and check the red tide situation if you visit in fall. We were limited in our enjoyment of the beautiful... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort
Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located on the white sand beaches of South Padre Island, The Palms Resort is a relaxing oasis boasting beach front access, stylish, comfortable accommodations, and friendly, attentive service. Our resort offers guests the personal service of an intimate boutique hotel with the modern amenities of larger business hotels. Our award winning beachside retaurant (The Cafe on the Beach) is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start your day with Eggs Benedict and a mimosa. End your day with steak and lobster and a fine wine. Enjoy mojitos poolside from our full service bar! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms Resort

Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: $68 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Palms Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
The Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms South Padre Island
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
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