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Island Hotel Port Aransas

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went down for a quick trip last weekend. The place is very nasty, Rooms are dirty and you will not feel safe. The worst part was the noise. The place has paper thin walls and the other people party all night. At 3 when we contacted the on site guy about the problem he was one of the rudest...

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

Hello Jim L. First off, let me thank you for leaving a review for Island Hotel. And altho it is not the kind of review we normally receive or expect, all feedback is taken very very seriously. Let me also start off by offering my utmost apology for the circumstances of your stay. Please understand the front desk associate you...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms very clean, linen clean & crisp.Beds are a bit too firm. No carpet which is preferable for a beach destination. Staff is extremely friendly & helpful. Would have preferred a ceiling fan over straight air conditioning as the unit is a bit noisy .Very quiet room/area otherwise. Breakfast is good but all carbs. Nice pool setting, small & five...

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

Hi Kimberly, we sure appreciate the great review for Island Hotel. Thank you for pointing out all the great features of our property. We are so pleased we met all of your expectations. Our staff does a great job and maintaining the property. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Island Hotel is so nice and clean, the breakfast is so good. The linens are are clean, the room is clean. The staff is friendly and nice. The pool is clean and so refreshing after a day at the beach. We always stay at Island Hotel and will not stay anywhere else. 💕

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

Hi Deana! Thank you for writing a great review for our property! We have a great staff here and we love it when our guests recognize all of our hard work. We love returning guests and we do look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit with Island Hotel! The night and day desk clerks are friendly and accommodating! The breakfast area is clean and well stocked! Our room was clean and straightened every morning! Maintenance was ongoing! Close to the beach & restaurants! We will return!

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

Hi Martha, we appreciate you taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. Our friendly staff is more than happy to make sure your stay is just perfect! Come back again very soon, we look forward to seeing you.

Kerrville, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pet friendly. The rooms are a bit dated but hey, they are clean and very pet friendly. Great pool and indoor recreation area. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and have already made reservations to return in September.

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

We appreciate you taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. It sounds like you stay with us was very positive, that's great! We have a great housekeeping staff who do a terrific job. Thank you for recognizing them!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place to stay. Very clean with great staff. Love that it is pet friendly. Pool is also a nice place to hang out after the beach. Breakfast gives lots of options with lots of healthy options.

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

Hello Kim. Thank you for taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. We are glad you found us and we love when our guests bring their pets! We fully understand the importance of including them in family time! Please come back and see us again.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend during SandFest 2017 this past weekend. I received a courtesy call on Saturday around noon letting me know that our room was ready. This was awesome because we were expecting check-in to be at 4PM. Because of SandFest, traffic delayed us but when we arrived, check-in was easy and quick. Our room was clean...

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

Hi Lisa, thank you for taking time to write such a nice review for Island Hotel. We are so glad we could accommodate you and you enjoyed SandFest. It really is a great event. Our outstanding staff does go out of their way to ensure the best guest services. You gave an excellent description of the property and area which...

Reviewed 12 April 2017

people took great care of us. The ladies at the front desk to everyone cleaning the property and rooms.The room always cold and clean.Pool area very nice.Always a great stay here. So convienent to the beach and all restaurants

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

Hello Peter, we really appreciate you acknowledging the great work our staff does here at Island Hotel. We all take great pride in our property and the comfort of all of our guests. We are pleased your stay was once again, very positive, and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place grew on me. Very nervous as we checked in and our room smelled and needed maintenance but were immediately given a new room that was much better. Staff was super friendly. Hotel is about a mile off main strip so a little quieter but can't walk to much. Can see how it could get loud here during busy...

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

Thank you Cathy for writing a review. We do apologize for the maintenance issue, but are pleased we could get you settled in a timely manner. The game room is a lot of fun and a great way to burn off some extra energy before bedtime! We do hope you will come back again and be our guest very soon.

Ingleside, Texas
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

What a nice place! We wanted to do something special with 2 of the grand kids and decided to spend the night at a hotel in Port A. This hotel is very clean, the staff are so friendly and helpful! The pool is awesome and they have 2 areas to walk your dogs when you bring them! Overall it was...

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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 such a nice review for Island Hotel. Port Aransas is a great place for a quick get-a-way! Our staff takes great pride in the property and we thank you for recognizing their hard work and dedication. Was a pleasure meeting your wonderful family and we do hope you will come back again...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $103 - $390 (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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“We asked for a downstairs room because of our aging dog and my aging husband :)”
meldrape, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose second floor rear for a quieter room.”
lolitak409, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Accessible room has roll in shower.”
792sasha, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Large clean rooms. We have to have a downstairs room.”
JudyofElgin, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms may be the quietest...also better for natural lighting.”
stephaniem922, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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