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The Palms Resort

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3616 Gulf Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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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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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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Thank Johnny W
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Wonderful location overlooking the gulf. Helpful, friendly staff. Room was ready early which is great when you are tired from traveling. Great cafe food - try the Brie Burger with homemade chips - but split it unless you are already over 300 pounds!

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Thank Kreech55
Rosenberg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We found this place on the Internet and are very glad we picked it! The hotel is right on the beach and has a nice pool. The room is a suite with a fridge and microwave, no stove or oven. Queen size bed is a medium firm by my scale. The flooring is ceramic tile all over. I'm very pleased... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Pros : Yes it is right on the beach but so is almost every other hotel on South Padre. the rooms were very clean and the bed was great It was nice having a good restaurant on property The front desk agent was very nice and professional, check-in easy and the new office area is very attractive. The first night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location. Nice sized, clean rooms with direct beach access. Only complaint was that the 'kitchenette' had no utensils whatsoever, aside from good sized fridge and a microwave. Just plastic cups and mugs. No silverware or plates. Bring your picnic basket. This apartment was very well priced and we just walked in, no booking so we were delighted to get... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • 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, 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
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 Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: $68 - $237 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in South Padre Island
#8 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
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