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Gulfway Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Port Lavaca, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small/dirty/smelled of cat urine, but going to a festival the next day we stuck it out. Bathroom begins to leak, soaks floor & clothes. Spoke with front desk & they can't move us they are booked solid even with the parking lot empty. They offered no compensation for clothes ruined or even an apology. Next thing we know someone is...

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This venerable old place is getting a bit tired and needs updating. The rooms are old and somewhat musty. The bathrooms are not very good and the tub/shower is in need of updating. Rates are high for this kind of place, but if you want to stay in High Island, this is the only motel. I kind of hate ragging...

1Thank axisdeer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to High Island to catch the Spring Migration. All we were expecting was a conveniently located, clean, simple motel. This motel is very close to the birding areas (Boy Scout Woods, Smith Oaks, etc.) and the associated restaurant is handy and has extremely pleasant staff. While the sheets and towels were clean, and the AC worked, that's about...

Thank tropicbird1
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

There are very few options for lodging on Bolivar Peninsula unless you rent a house or have an RV. This motel is perfect if you are just wanting to get away for one or two days. We spent 2 nights. The place has a nostalgic charm. Reminds me of road trips with my family when I was young. Parking is...

Thank sauce-piquante
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Staff was friendly. Arrived very, very late and had to wait for office to open after calling them but for being in the middle of the night she was very pleasant. Easy to check in and easy to check out. Room was very clean with a microwave and a refrigerator, Air conditioner was even on and the room was cool....

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Air conditioner did not work. A terrible night. Arrived late per reservation, pre-paid. Could call no one. Poor management. Would not stay here again unless checked AC first. Tough when it's only motel.

Reviewed 1 May 2016

This hotel is walking distance from all but one of the Audobon reserves in High Island. It is dated and our carpet could have stood replacing. However, when you consider that many of the guests probably come back with muddy shoes, etc., the carpet and room were clean and with the three days we were there, we had very good...

Thank DenverDen
Denham Springs, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have been staying here for years while photographing birds in the area. I do have to call ahead because it books up quickly. Its not a luxury hotel but it is clean, comfortable and safe. I am a women that frequently travels by myself and there a few other hotels that I feel this safe. There are usually lots...

1Thank Kathy R
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend & I went fishing at Rollover Pass & stayed here at the recommendation of a friend. My friend told me it's a total time warp but very clean & has a friendly staff. My friend's description was spot on. It was like a step back in time with the olive green colors & window unit air conditioner but...

Thank Mary Ann J
Henderson, Texas
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I've been coming to this hotel for over 20 years. I've seen it at its best and at its worst. My most recent trip was a few weeks ago. It was ok. We thought it was missing a shower head but my parents had the same thing, so we just figured that was what was in every room. My husband...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Gulfway Motel

Address: 1365 Hwy 124, High Island, TX 77623
Region: United States > Texas > High Island
Price Range: $83 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gulfway Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Gulfway Motel High Island, Texas
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“Corner and end rooms seemed to be the quietest.”
txblondehusky, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Check AC first before moving in.”
BeverlyM965, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in the separate house and our room was very large.”
DenverDen, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“None, don't sleep here unless you have no other choice.”
Kel7298, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“You get what everyone else does, no matter which room”
toggletail, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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