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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 July 2013

My family and I stayed here for the weekend and loved every minute of it. The rooms are great and the service is greater. Carol made us feel right at home and gave us every accommodation including her cooking and friendliness. The patio is beautiful and relaxing with the hammocks and the garden. It is very close to the beach,...

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2Thank Jared C
Nederland, Texas
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Out By the Sea B & B was a nice place to stay right near the beach. It has a nice homey feel with a nice courtyard. Carol and Renee made us feel at home in her home. We will be coming by to visit on our next trip to Crystal. It was so interesting to hear about what was...

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Thank Josephine J
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Me and my wife of 32 years just needed a weekend away. We had worked almost 70 hours a week since the first of May. We stayed in the Honeymoon 2 room. It was small but very comfortable,clean and had everything we needed for our weekend stay.this Bed and Breakfast has a very comfortable feel about it. It's not so...

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Nacogdoches, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2012

7/23/12 I have stayed twice at this B&B, once alone, now with my Mother and sister. First time I stayed in one of the Honeymoon rooms which sits right on the deck so you can open your door for the constant joy of the beach breezes. Carole was such a wonderful hostess and I enjoyed my time so much I...

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Thank Janet B
Chicago
Reviewed 30 June 2012

The website gives you the impression that this is a B&B with lots of rooms that are very separate from the owner's living space. This is not true. We stayed in the Regatta room and it was basically just a bedroom in someone's house. That's fine if that was what we paid for, or what was billed on the website,...

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Out By The Sea Bed & Breakfast has two rooms inside the main home and three rooms in a separate location. The Regatta is located in the main home. Referencing the above review it is clear that some guests adore staying in a Bed & Breakfast and there are others that prefer a home rental. We made every effort possible...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Traveling to Crystal Beach for the first time, I had no idea what to expect. I am so incredibly impressed with the first-class, reasonably-priced amenities offered at Out by the Sea B & B and its owner, Carole Hamadey. The décor and details of all the rooms, which fortunately I saw during my weeklong stay, are impeccably designed, ever so...

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3Thank Tricia H
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Such beautiful rooms, and a breathtaking view of the gulf right from the balcony. Walking distance to the beach. The rooms are very clean and breakfast is always hot and delicious! Carol is such a personable woman with a genuine connection to her visitors, words cannot describe how lovely this stay was! A must see! I will definitely be back...

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4Thank Brandy S
Longview
Reviewed 26 May 2012

My daughter and I stayed for 2 nights and was treated as old friends! Very clean, sit out on the balcony and watch the sea roll in-or walk the 2 minutes it will take you-or drive-about 10 seconds! Best place to stay on Crystal Beach-DO NOT STAY AT THE HOTELS! There are beach toys you can take to the beach,...

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3Thank Donna S
Irving, Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2011

We stayed at Carol's B&B for 2 nights. We have never stayed at a B&B but Carol has set our standards VERY high. She is a great hostess. We stayed in the Honey 2 and absoultely enjoyed every minute of our stay. We can't wait to go back!

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5Thank Tina L
Gonzales, Texas
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Small Intimate Weddings dream come true! We spent 6 months planning a lavish wedding when my father passed away, changing the plans we decided to do a small intimate beach wedding with just close family. Luckily we stumbled on carol's B&B through google. We could not of asked for more! She helped us cordinate the photographer and officiant. Made special...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Out By The Sea is a lovely coastal bed and breakfast in Crystal Beach. We are located on the Bolivar Peninsula. The peninsula is 30 miles of sandy beach and the audubon migration route for many species of birds. We are a well-known biding mecca with several sites for bird watching. We are a great family vacation site with our gentle warm water of the gulf, great fishing and shelling. Out By The Sea has 5 areas; The Regatta; a ;large room with 2 queen beds, The LaFitte; a lovely room for 2. These rooms are located in the main home. The Honeymoon Suite and the smaller room, Amour de le Mer are located in the attached building with a private deck which looks over the gulf and beach!The Honeymoon Suite is very romantically decorated and has a very large double heart shaped jacuzzi. There is also a large family area, The Pirates Den, has room for 5 guests, a bedroom, a living room area, a fully equipped kitchen and full bath.Small pets are allowed in this area only. Our tropical gardens make this truly a tropical paradise. Please join us to relax in one of our hammocks while the tropical breeze relaxes you as the waves gently break on the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2134 Vista, Box 2046, Crystal Beach, TX 77650
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Crystal Beach
Price Range: $197 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Out By The Sea b&b
Out By The Sea Hotel Crystal Beach
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“Room has coffee maker/coffee, microwave, and fridge. Bed is so comfy.”
  • Loved this bedroom
 of 5 bubbles GenieMHS72, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't go if you don't like hugs :)”
 of 5 bubbles txcharm71, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We delayed and Carole is booked for next year's event. I told the wife I would pitch a tent in the driveway if Carole would feed me breakfast and I could use the beach shower to freshen up. lol”
 of 5 bubbles d2con, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“Two rooms in separate building in the back for couples. Underneath it, a large, converted garage which looked fun for families or groups.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffbaustin, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
“the rooms are a little small, but the service and friendliness of this B&B was very hospitable and the location is great. You can feel at home during your stay.”
 of 5 bubbles josephinej327, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
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