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Padre South Hotel
Ranked #13 of 32 Hotels in South Padre Island
Brownsville, Texas
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“spring brake”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

it was a great hotel not expensive had all the things necessary to make your visit super. the rooms very big & clean also they kept them that way , close to all the interesting sites (short walk ) no need for the car the pool very nice but the weather kept us from it most of the time the beach great also poor weather
only went a short time stayed 5 1/2 days would go back its a nice area & lots to do( if weather improves)
all the eating places served good tasty food from the simple to the fine great night life & the crowds were orderly all & all as i said super

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This was our first time to stay at this hotel. We were there the month of February 2014. We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite on the 4th floor. It has 2 balconies a living room, dining area, full kitchen and 2 full baths. Two walls are glass from floor to ceiling with a beautiful view of the gulf. The staff will bend over back ward to make your stay comfortable. They have a nice outdoor hot tub. The pool is not heated but is kept VERY CLEAN. The lobby has a big screen TV. They have happy hour everyday at 4:30 in the lobby. In the evening people gather in the lobby to play cards and dominos. The hotel is one of the oldest on the island but is kept up very well. It is right on the beach and has direct access to it. We would highly recommend Padre South Hotel as your home away from home in South Padre. Gary & Nancy
Minnesota

  • Stayed February 2014
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Eaton, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 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 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 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, travelled with family
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 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, travelled with friends
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San Antonio, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 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, travelled with family
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Property: Padre South Hotel
Address: 1500 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6738
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre 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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