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San Antonio, Tx
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I really did enjoy this place. Pros: The location is good. The staff is extremely nice. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Cons: the bar soap is worthless. Bring your own. The blankets are super thin with no spares in the room.

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

We sure appreciate you taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. We are sorry your blankets were not up to your standards, and next time you come, we will for sure put some extras in there to keep you cozy, just let our front desk know, they are more than happy to accomodate you! We have a great...

Rosanky, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here with a Groupon discount. Came last year with a Groupon. This place is impeccably clean! Even the baseboards in the bathroom were clean! Comes with fridge and microwave. Staff is cheerful, courteous and respectful. Breakfast is quite a nice contenintal spread. If they were located on the beach would definitely be a five!!! There is beach access...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

Hello Judith...and HAPPY RETIREMENT! We are so pleased you choose Island Hotel here in Port Aransas to celebrate and stay with us. We have the best housekeeping staff on the island and they do a terrific job and keeping our rooms sparkling clean. We thank you for recognizing them for their hard work! We hope you will make this your...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got this room from groupon for a last minute get away. At check in everything was easy and we found out about the gameroom and fresh fruit for guests 24/7. Lots of parking on both sides of the hotel. The room was clean, the beds a bit firm and springy for me but ok. The only complaint I have...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

We are so happy you choose Island Hotel to celebrate your Husbands Birthday. We truly hope it was enjoyable for him and the entire family. We do have a great staff and we do really enjoy interacting with all of our guests, after all, we want this to be your "home away from home". We are glad we took care...

Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had it all & for an incredibly inexpensive price! Our room was very clean as was the guest laundry facility. Took advantage of the heated pool as well as the pool table,foosball & air hockey games in the b'fast room B'fast was your basic waffle & carb fest but they did offer clementines,apples & bananas A tip for...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

We thank you for taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. We are so pleased your stay was so positive. The heated pool and game room are alot of fun and a great way to unwind after a day exploring our beautiful town. We truly believe our rates and service are the best in South Texas, and do...

Port Isabel, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed twice over the past several weeks and always found the rooms exceptionally clean and fresh. The staff are very friendly and accommodating! The breakfast bar is excellent. I left gold jewelry in the room upon checkout and received a call from the staff after housekeeping found my jewelry. This speaks volumes about the integrity of the staff and...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for such a positive review of Island Hotel. We always love to see our returning guests. We were more than happy to get your treasured belongings back to you. We do look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to beautiful Port Aransas.

Little Elm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with my daughter. The staff is very friendly! They go out of their way to make your stay pleasant. The rooms, lobby and breakfast area are very clean. The location was perfect to get us around Port A and also to Corpus. Only con is that the walls are very thin. I would definitely...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

We sure appreciate the kind and positive review you gave us here at Island Hotek in Port Aransas. Thank you for taking the time to do this. We do have a great staff and yes, they do go out of their way to make all of our guests most welcome. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast too! We look...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent 4 nights at this Hotel and we were very impressed. We got in late Friday night and the staff that greeted us were very friendly and upbeat. All the staff that we encountered during our stay were friendly and helpful. The rooms are kept VERY clean, also the beds were very comfortable and that is a high...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review for Island Hotel here in Port Aransas. We do have a great staff here and are glad they made you feel so welcome. The breakfast room is a great way to start and finish a busy day at the beach! We do look forward to seeing...

Elgin, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The only place to stay in Port Aransas. They remember us & our dog. Great friendly helpful staff and big clean great room at a great price. We will be back in 2017. Nice complimentary continental breakfast. Dog friendly hotel, and they love our dog. It's like home!

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Judy...and this is your HOME AWAY FROM HOME! We love to see returning guests and their pets! Its like a reunion of old friends. We are pleased you enjoyed the breakfast. Please bring that beautiful pup back and see us soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel. Free breakfast, kid friendly and close to the beach. Heated pool was awesome, kids loved the games, waffles were excellent. Rooms were clean, beds were ok. Small fridge and microwave. Loved the complimentary lotion.

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

Hello April! We appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review of Island Hotel here in Port Aransas. We are delighted your stay was so positive. The game room is always a hit with both children and adults, we are pleased you took advantage of such a fun space! Please come back and see us again very...

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very clean, All the facilities in the hotel are quality. Very good family atmosphere. I got chance to only one day stay. Here after whenever I come to port Aransas , this is the place I will stay. Room had everything we needed. Wonderful indoor games. Very good Wifi coverage. Free to take snacks(Milk, oats, juices, cereals, waffles etc..).Staff are...

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Tracey G, General Manager at Island Hotel Port Aransas, responded to this review

We always appreciate it when our guests take the time to write a review for us here at Island Hotel, Thank you! We are so pleased your stay was so positive for you. We look forward to seeing you back many times!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated just one mile from the soft sand and warm surf of Port Aransas Beach, Island Hotel Port Aransas—formerly Mariner Inn & Suites—offers affordable, newly updated accommodations and a variety of amenities perfect for family vacations, weekend getaways, and winter months when you just want to soak up some sun. During your stay at our hotel in Port Aransas, lounge by our outdoor pool, have a picnic by our barbecue grills, let the kids play in the game room, or take the short, 1 mile drive to the beach for swimming, sunning and sandcastle building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Hotel Port Aransas

Address: 2607 State Highway 361, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4818
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: $110 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Island Hotel Port Aransas 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Mariner Hotel Port Aransas
Mariner Inn And Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Port Aransas
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Aransas
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“Accessible room has roll in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 792sasha, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Large clean rooms. We have to have a downstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyofElgin, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms may be the quietest...also better for natural lighting.”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniem922, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room as far from the entrance as you can get.”
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“Accessibility to exit for pets.”
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