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La Copa Inn Beach Hotel
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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Nice Beach Front Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

We haven't been to South Padre in years so we booked this hotel based on the good reviews and reasonable price. Beach front, close to restaurants, bars, stores. Clean throughout with modern decor in lobby area. Staff attentive and pleasant despite a busy holiday weekend. Nice clean pool and hottub with poolside bar. Towels available at the pool area. STARBUCKS in the lobby which didn't open till 7AM, but can't really complain about that at a beach hotel. Small store in the lobby sold beach stuff, snacks, wine. Wireless was free and worked well for our needs. Room was clean, minifridge and microwave, hairdryer, small coffeemaker, large flatscreen TV. Bed was comfortable.
Continental breakfast on the 4th floor in a conference room each morning. Waffles, bagels, eggs, cereal, fresh fruit and pretty good coffee.
Family hotel with lots of kids present.
Long wooden walkway to the beach leading off from the pool area. Wheelchair access from the pool, but only steps leading down to the beach. (probably isn't the responsibility of the hotel)
2 elevator banks were rather slow, but stairs were available to navigate the 4 floors if you didn't feel like waiting. Plenty of parking out front.
Beach store and Subway shop located at the end of the driveway/parking lot in a little shopping center. Stripes gas station less than a block away.
Small gym on the first floor with treadmill and eliptical. Dumbells up to 50lbs and universal machine with pulldown, leg press etc. Nice to be able to get some resistance training in while I was there.

Room Tip: First floor would be nice as they have a door leading directly outside to the walkway leading to the...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, June 11, 2014
Dear Suzy,

Thank you dearly for such a great review and all your very kind complements. We strive to provide guests with the best possible hotel resort experience on South Padre Island. We are ecstatic you had an overall great time loving all of our amenities. Once again, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience and for choosing us to stay with. We will look forward to seeing you once again the next time.
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Wagoner, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

First time in SPI. Hotel more than exceeded expectations. Great value, super clean, excellent breakfast, wonderful staff and management. Can't wait to go back. Will definitely stay here again and highly recommend.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, June 4, 2014
Hello,

We’re delighted you had a fantastic first time in SPI! It’s very rewarding to know we have exceeded your expectations. Thank you for complementing our staff and our hotel. We appreciate you choosing us to stay with and happy you will be back someday!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time visiting South Padre and I loved staying at La Copa! I read the reviews here before booking and thought that for the price this hotel would be just an ok place to stay but I was super impressed! Room was bigger than I thought it would be and we were literally 20 feet away from the breakfast area on the 4th floor. Very quiet room, comfortable beds and nice patio...even though the details of the room said no view you could still see the bay to the right and ocean to the left even though there was another hotel partially blocking the view. Such a convenient location right off the bridge from Port Isabel and close to gift shops, restaurants, a gas station, the visitor center, and of course right on the beach!

Cons: I would have liked stronger water pressure in the shower but it was still good. Parking is crowded in the afternoon hours.

Pros: Location! Friendly workers throughout the hotel, bar has great happy hour specials, clean and comfortable beds, breakfast with made to order omelet area, nice views, Starbucks in the lobby, very reasonable prices for the rooms and service! 


Overall great stay...I can't wait to go back again!

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for choosing La Copa Inn Beach Hotel during your first trip to South Padre Island. It’s great to note you liked our hotel, big room, and enjoyed your stay. We appreciate you writing about your experience and hope it won’t be the last at our hotel!
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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

The pros: Very nice location on the beach. Nice friendly staff. Quick check in/out. Starbucks on site. Nice warm pool.

The cons: Stayed there for 3 nights and the internet was down 90% of the time. The food in the bar/grill SUCKS!!!!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Dear Yral,

Thank you for sharing your experience! We’re pleased you enjoyed our location, staff, and our on-site Starbucks. However, we are disappointed we failed to meet your total satisfaction. We apologize about the internet and our food from the bar/grill. We’re now taking action to make these experiences better for every guest. We hope to see you again the next time you visit South Padre Island.
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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

The rooms at this are actually very well kept considering the rather craziness that South Padre is known for...that being said, be warned of the fact that rooms like this see extensive wetness from the beach. So even though they use high octane spray to cover up smell, you still get a little musty essence. The pool is very grip tape oriented so be careful of scrapes. Access to the beach is awesome with a large ramp and a station to rent umbrellas, cause the cheap ones that you are thinking about bringing will be blown away in no time. The lobby, starbucks and very, very thin bar and grill have been newly renovated and are clean and inviting. For the price though you cannot ask for anymore on South Padre unless you are willing to spend three times the amount and get the same amenities from a bigger, tile floor facility with a nicer bar and grill. Good travels...

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Hello,

We appreciate you taking your time to write about your recent experience! We’re pleased you had an awesome stay enjoying our newest amenities. Thanks for selecting us and we’ll look forward to your return!
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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I have been coming here for 3 years now. We've always loved this hotel, especially its own beach access.We just got married here a week ago and had a great time. We got the Jacuzzi room with full beach view, and absolutely loved it. Mr Rodriguez is awesome and always helped us out with everything. Have never had any problems or complaints. Will be staying again in a few months :)

  • Stayed May 2014
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, May 29, 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback! It’s great to hear you are absolutely satisfied with your stay and really had a great time. We appreciate you choosing us for the third year! We’ll look forward to you again soon!
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

The La Copa Inn is a good hotel with great access to the beach. They provide beach towels and also have a small pool and outside shower near the pool. They also have free breakfast which is the standard hotel breakfast with eggs, cereal, bagels a little fruit and juice. The star of the breakfast line up is the cooked to order omelets. There is a medium size window where you can see the beach however there is only one table which really gets the good view of this. I don't know if any of the rooms actually face the beach however they do have a small balcony where you can step out and listen to the waves or leave the door open to let the cool breeze flow in. Unfortunately there was a thunderstorm one night I was there and the electricity went out. This is when I found out that the hotel does not have a generator therefore we were in the dark for about 1 hour. Hence the three stars. Other than the generator part the hotel was decent and clean with some expected wear and tear. I think they have started remodeling some of the rooms so there is a difference in some of the rooms décor and flooring. If I were to return on the same budget as this time I would book La Copa again.

Room Tip: the breakfast room is on the 4th floor which is also the top floor of the hotel
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at La Copa Inn Beach Hotel, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Dear guest,

It was a pleasure having you stay with us! We’re delighted you enjoyed our breakfast omelets, our cleanliness, and your stay overall. We apologize about the electricity inconvenience and are now taking precautions to be more prepared during the next storm. Thank you for choosing us to stay with and we hope to see you soon!!
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Property: La Copa Inn Beach Hotel
Address: 350 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597-6501
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in South Padre Island
#3 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Copa Inn Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 146
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to La Copa Inn Beach Hotel South Padre Island, Texas. Our beachside hotel across from Queen Isabella Causeway offers an affordable vacation experience in South Padre Island, with five-star resort amenities. We have Spacious Hotel Rooms all with balconies and most with ocean view. All of our rooms feature Tempur-Pedic(R) mattresses, HD Flat Screen TV with premium cable channels, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron and iron board, hair dryer and in-room safe. Other conveniences include complimentary High-speed Internet access and local calls. We have guest rooms for every taste, from standard king or queen beds to our three-room family suite. All rooms are nonsmoking. Our hotel offers an outdoor pool surrounded by a sundeck with a spa tub, chaise lounges, gazebos, and a walkway to the beach. For your convenience we have complementary Wi-Fi High Speed Internet access available through the entire hotel. A staffed activities desk to assist in planning excursions, coordinate sports-equipment rentals, and sell discounted tickets. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western South Padre Island
Best Western La Copa Hotel
South Padre Island La Copa Inn
La Copa Inn Beachfront Resort

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