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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“small hotels”(2 reviews)
“queen bed”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

Their name is a bit aspirational; there’s not much about this place that is resort-like. But with the right expectations you can give The Palms two thumbs up. You are directly on the beach. There’s a bar. They serves decent meals. And the rooms are...More

4  Thank Flatlanders
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Advised it would be cheaper to book direct, nice tip, so we cancelled our Expedia reservation paid the fee and it was sitll cheaper! Fantastic layout with everything we needed. Bathroom was a little tiny and the remote control a little old but for the...More

1  Thank canmorebackpacker
Reviewed 4 January 2012

First of all, I would like to praise the service level at the front desk. The lady at the front desk was very nice and helpful, and that is about it for this resort. I was torn between giving 2 or 3 star for this...More

5  Thank Gauxtiger
Reviewed 1 December 2011

We moved to the Palms after staying at the Holiday Inn Express two nights - where we had a nice room, but terrible internet access - and no beach contact! The beach was two blocks away down a paved street. We could see a bit...More

3  Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 16 September 2011

The resort was very nice place to stay.Clean rooms the staff was very helpful and friendly especially Wendy.We stayed in 3 bedroom condo was very nice,after reading reviews was very skepical about staying here but glad I did, I would stay again.

2  Thank tolley0752
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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Hotel Style
#8 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Room & Suite (24)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (6)
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karen6329086
19 October 2017|
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Response from PalmsResortGM16 | Property representative |
We are pet friendly. We do have a pet fee of $45/stay. So if you are staying 1 day or 5 days there is only one $45. It is not a deposit. We also ask that dogs not be left alone in the room to help us avoid noise issues with... More
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duckky
28 December 2014|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our hotel. Please forgive the delayed response. All of our rooms our oriented north and south and share a common exterior balcony. Since we are located right on the beach our upstairs rooms... More
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"Maybe a corner room would have some cross ventilation."
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"Only a few rooms have a direct ocean view but the property is on the beach so all you have to do is walk..."
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"If you are disable request a downstairs room. No elevator to second level."
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"Rooms close to the back may get noise from the restuarant during morning breakfast hours"
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