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The Palms Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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 price and the location this place is a steal compared to others along the strip....

1Thank canmorebackpacker
Houston, Texas
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 place. I gave it a 3 because of the service by the front desk. We...

5Thank Gauxtiger
New Mexico
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 of water from our 4th floor room, but that was it....We had lunch at the...

3Thank Purmamarca
Gilbert, West Virginia
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.

2Thank tolley0752
Reviewed 2 September 2011

We just love .this place! Small rooms but big on service. (only 1 bed per room, but all rooms have a sofa sleeper of some kind) This property was built in the 70's and was updated about 5 years ago. All the rooms have a fridge and microwave, and plenty of room for all your snacks and utensils. They have...

3Thank krismartinaitis
Reviewed 16 August 2011

This resort was exactly what we were looking for. We were carrying our lab with us so our choices on the island were limited. La Quinta wanted $250 a night which is ridiculous so I started doing research and choose here. The room was ready when we arrived a couple minutes before checkin so that was a bonus. The room...

2Thank T G
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2011

If you are expecting the Mandarin or Four Seasons, this is not the place. If you want to be on the beach in Padre and require a clean, simple room for the family, this is the place. The staff is really friendly and they have perfected a nice Motel model here. The Cafe on the Beach is attached to the...

2Thank RGVcritic
Reviewed 23 July 2011

Wounderful place by the sea. Very convenient if you bring your car with parking just outside your door. The Cafe is one of the best places to eat on the island and comes with a great view. Loved the very access to the beach. Nice people running the place made the stay relaxing like a good vacation should be. Sunny...

1Thank Sommarkul
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 19 July 2011

It was one of the first resorts on the island and it shows it in a good way. The place was simple and not like the look of your usual hotels. It had the resort feel that someone staying on a island would want. Staying in the Palms on the Beach really completed the whole trip. One piece of advice....

2Thank Beach_Bum1346
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 July 2011

Right on the beach with a great restaurant/bar. A little old compared to newer chains and definitely pricing but if what you want is a convenient place with comfortable rooms with refrigerator, sink and microwave this is a good deal.

Thank Dennish35

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort
Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located on the white sand beaches of South Padre Island, The Palms Resort is a relaxing oasis boasting beach front access, stylish, comfortable accommodations, and friendly, attentive service. Our resort offers guests the personal service of an intimate boutique hotel with the modern amenities of larger business hotels. Our award winning beachside retaurant (The Cafe on the Beach) is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start your day with Eggs Benedict and a mimosa. End your day with steak and lobster and a fine wine. Enjoy mojitos poolside from our full service bar! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms Resort

Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Palms Resort 1.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
The Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms Hotel South Padre Island
Palms South Padre Island
The Palms Resort South Padre Island, Texas
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
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“We were on the north side, second floor. We enjoyed the shade. Great view of the Gulf.”
christiemitchell2013, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a good ocean view.”
mrsbrownie1, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“second floor has better views of gulf”
ronaldbN6045JW, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“South side has the best ocean views.”
382tammyb, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor since quieter and better view of the beach.”
919jerryh, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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