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Alamo Inn B&B, Gear & Tours

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Reviewed 15 January 2013

The title says it all. This is a fabulous place - a real find. Have stayed here twice now and loved it each time. The rooms are cozy and the owner is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this place.

Thank TexasGoldfish
Alamo, Texas
Reviewed 28 December 2012

My Husband and I are Winter Texans. When our Motor Home needed to go into the repair shop for a week, we needed temporary lodging. Not just a place to stay, but someplace to store all of the refrigerator and freezer items that can't stay in the Motor Home while in the repair shop. While researching lodging in Alamo TX,...

Thank Alex S
Friendswood, Texas
Reviewed 28 November 2012

We stayed in the Pancho Villa room on the 2nd floor. It was a one bedroom that was neat and tidy with a living area that included a comfortable sleep sofa, refrigerator and microwave with filtered water in the room. Pancho was the theme with interesting photo-pictures. Course the waist high rooster was an interesting touch. Each room had coffee...

1Thank BlueJean313
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We stayed here as part of a small birding group, and what a pleasant surprise. After the blandness of American Motels this is superb. Our room was exceptional. It had a large sitting room, with a small kitchen; a large bedroom with 2 queen beds and a small bathroom. it was set out in wild west style. The room was...

Thank janeinthegarden
Reviewed 15 November 2012

I'm a repeat visitor - almost annually for the last 8 years - and I'm sure there are other decent places to stay in the region, but the Alamo Inn is something I just can't help going back to. Prices are remarkably reasonable, and supporting a privately run lodging really helps local tourism dollars make an impact, rather than being...

Thank ellewlw
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Once again a good stay. Have stayed there before on birding trips. Last February stayed about a week in the Hummingbird Suite. We had a full kitchen and did our own meals. This was a short notice, overnight trip. I was lucky they had a room available. Was downstairs.

Thank Nancylbc
Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2012

We were looking on the web for a place in the Rio Grande Valley to stay and do some birdwatching and came upon this spot. It was not a fancy-looking place and the prices they quoted made us think it might be... well... basic, but it had lots of people saying nice things about it. Now I know why. The...

1Thank Dave R
Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2012

we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Alamo Inn we stayed in a self catering apartment which gave us all the amenities we needed for a very relaxing and comfortable stay we were made very welcome by our host Keith who knowledge of birdwatching sites in the areas made it easy for us to find our way around He answered...

Thank janeto286
Sisters, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Alamo Inn is THE place to stay for birders in the Rio Grande Valley. The rooms are comfortable, adorable, and affordable, and the staff is completely current on all local bird reports. They are centrally located in the valley and they have an excellent bookstore, with all the reference guides you will need to bird the RGV and beyond!

Thank SteveShunk
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Stayed for a week ( April 25 - May 2 ) . If you are birding this part of the Rio Grandee this is the place to stay. The accommodation is very good. The breakfast & pack lunch set up is excellent. It means you can get up eg. 5am and have breakfast & take lunch with you as many...

1Thank johngreatayton

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Lodging for birders and other travelers in clean comfortable suites furnished with antiques and run by a caring host who is a knowledgeable area birder. Facilities include self serve breakfast, meeting room, birding & outdoor store, working artist's studio, free WIFI, free guest computer, and other free extras including area bird and butterfly maps and check lists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alamo Inn B&B, Gear & Tours

Address: 801 Main St, Alamo, TX 78516-2560
Region: United States > Texas > Alamo
Price Range: $59 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“We liked the 2nd floor better than the ground floor. Better view and quiet.”
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