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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband, my puppy and I enjoy our getaways to Port A a few times a year and this by far is the best hotel in town. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. The rooms are clean and well appointed. The staff treats us and my puppy like family which really makes a difference. It has a great on-site...

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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. Thank you! We are so pleased you found Island Hotel. We truly believe that if you stay with us, you are family, even your pets! (we are all pet lovers!). We are glad the pool was enjoyable to you, its a great way to begin or...

Bertram, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This will be the only place I stay when I'm Port Aransas! They are pet friendly and even de-pricker the doggy potty area. This alone is reason to return. However there are more reasons.......excellent rates, great staff always ready to help with whatever needed. Rooms were clean and comfortable. And......the towels are thick!! A+ all the way around!

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

Hi Julie! Wow, such a great review for Island Hotel, we thank you very much for taking the time to post this. As animal lovers ourselves, we understand the importance of bringing pets along on Vacation. We are thrilled you found us and we could accomodate all of you. Our staff is terrific and do a stellar job and maintaining...

California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very basic hotel for the area. Good price. Room was clean. Staff was very friendly. They had a breakfast of breads, cereals, waffles and some fresh fruit. I would suggest that if you are a light sleeper that you request an upstairs room. I could hear every person who walked by the room and every step up above me. I...

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

Thank you for the review for Island Hotel in lovely Port Aransas. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here. Our terrific staff work very hard to ensure the best possible experience for you. We do look forward to seeing you again.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Got this deal on a Groupon but would consider going back on a regular deal. Nice, clean place with good folks. Walking Distance to the beach with a wide sidewalk. Beach is away from the lights of town. Walls are a little thin but that is is my only complaint. Great Value!

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

Hello Melissa, We are so glad you choose Island Hotel for your destination stay. The rates this time of the season are really reasonable and we offer all the ammenities you could need for a great beach get away! We hope you will come see us again very soon.

Galveston
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Room had everything we needed...very clean and comfortable. Staff were very friendly and attentive from the first phone call to check out! Location is about a mile from the beach, so you can take a golf cart or walk. Wonderful area!

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

Hello Stephanie....we sure appreciate the nice review of Island Hotel. It sounds like we exceeded your expectations. Our staff is very professional and dedicated. We look forward to seeing you again.

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2016

First time visit to Port Aransas and we had our dog with us so Island Hotel was one of the few options. We were pleasantly surprised at how clean the room was and the office staff were very friendly and helpful. It was a bit far to walk to the beach but otherwise location was good and easy drive into...

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

Hi Barbara! Thank you for taking time to write a review for Island Hotel. We are very pleased you found us and yes, we do allow pets here. We do have a great housekeeping staff and they do a terrific job and maintaining and keeping the rooms very clear for our valued guests. We look forward to your visit again...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We are presently staying here.now. I think the hotel is fine, good price thru trip advisor. Most important parts are covered its clean. Allows pets so you have to listen to barking dogs you know the ones yappy dogs. Main and only downfall the pool is not heated...unless cold water counts.LOL Hoping to stay again in Feb. If same rate...

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

We thank you from taking time from your stay here and writing such a nice review of Island Hotel. We do allow pets here, however if a pet is yapping or disturbing your stay, please do not hesitate to contact the front desk. We have found that the majority of the pet owners are very considerate of other guests and...

College Station, Texas
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I guess I'm a grumpy grandma type, but this place is not at all quiet. You can hear everything going on above you or outside. It's clean, and pet friendly though, so for those reasons I would probably stay here again.

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

Hello Erin, we do appreciate you taking time to write a review for our property. We do apologize for any noise issues you may have had. This is typically the slower and quieter time of year. We do hope you will come back and visit us again, we would love to have you.

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

After several years of vacationing on the island and staying at a different place each time, we finally found our return to hotel. Super friendly staff, excellent free breakfast every morning!! The outdoor swimming pool is heated and wonderful for a nice swim!!! Loved this place so much we are taking family back for our first Thanksgiving at the beach...

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

Well we thank you very much for such a great review of Island Hotel! We are very happy you found us. We do have a terrific staff and we love to see our guests return year after year..especially for the holidays. We cant wait to see you and your great family over Thanksgiving. Cheers!

Calgary
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very clean, very cute hotel with very friendly staff. Decent prices and very close to the beach. They even had peanut butter with breakfast which not a lot of places do. Would stay here again anytime!

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

Hi Trina, it was great having you as a guest here at Island Hotel! Thank you for writing such a nice review for us. We are pleased your stay was so positive and we look forward to seeing you again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $74 - $214 (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 Inn And Suites
Mariner Hotel Port Aransas
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Aransas
#2 Family Hotel in Port Aransas
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Aransas
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“Corner rooms may be the quietest...also better for natural lighting.”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniem922, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Accessibility to exit for pets.”
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“2nd floor is less noisy I think”
 of 5 bubbles rafaelfJ3995YM, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor is our preferance, however the 1st floor room we had on our last stay was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Starmannn1, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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