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Padre South Hotel
Ranked #13 of 32 Hotels in South Padre Island
Eaton, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“We are back at Padre South Hotel”
Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Another wonderful experience. The staff here are just great. Where else can you stay on the beach for eighty bucks a night with a full kitchen ocean front view clean room and great beaches where you can drive on the beach.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Eaton, Indiana
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Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights. Couldn't ask for a better place to stay. Two bedroom two bath kitchen. Ocean front, great view. We are going back for a five night stay in Feb. Hotel is right on the beach and just a few miles up the road is a public beach access where you can drive right on the beach.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Galion, Ohio
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189 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel for eight times for up to 2 months at a time. We always stay at a 2 bedroom suite which has 3 balconies a living room, dining area full kitchen and 2 full baths and 2 TVs 21/2 walls are glass from floor to ceiling with a beautiful view of the gulf. The staff will turn over back ward to make your stay as comfortable There is a very large hot tub but is hard to use on weekends when families arrive. The pool is NOT heated, about the only thing that is bad. The lounge has a big screen TV and very comfortable seating. The hotel is one of the oldest on the island but is kept up very well. They have 3 elevators to service the 8 floors of guests. It is right on the beach and has direct access to it.

Room Tip: The south side has views of the gulf and harbor. The north side has views of the gulf and the long b...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed December 6, 2013

Padre South is a great place to stay at during Spring Break. It has it's own private beach access too. The only issue is the extremely strict rules. They make you wear wrist bands during your entire stay to indicate that you're a guest at the hotel. Getting guests to come over is a ginormous hassle. But in all, it's an understandable precaution as people tend to misuse their freedom during Spring Break and have people stay with them for free. In all, great hotel but very strict.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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San Antonio, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

This hotel got a amazing view of the beach from any room in the hotel. I've love staying here and I enjoy the friendly staff and amazing sunrise from my room. It has a wonderful pool and private access to the beach.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
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Berlin, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

My wife and I had a good 2 night stay here. Third floor, kitchenette, queen bed, sofa sleeper. The hotel is old. Some would call it a classic. I do like the 1950 and 1960 styling of this place. Everything was functional. Everything was clean. Did not use the pool or hot tub. But they we in use frequently while we were there. The friendly staff let us check in early. Check out was a breeze too.
If you need fancy, go some where else. I highly recommend this hotel as a good value for the price.

Room Tip: Ask for an odd number room. The sunrise can be seen from your balcony. The free fireworks too.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rowlett, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Awful, terrible and disgusting is all I have to say about this hotel. Do you really want to visit mexico without going to mexico. Do you like out of date rooms, overcharged, tacky, motel 6 type rooms! Well Padre South is your kind of hotel! This was the worst experience I have had staying at hotels in the last 6 years. The only reason I stayed here was because it was non-refundable! Oh did i forget to mention the wifi doesn't even work! Your welcome because if you booked this hotel after reading my review, all i have to say is that I told you so!

Room Tip: Not stay here!
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Property: Padre South Hotel
Address: 1500 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6738
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 32 Hotels in South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Padre South Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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