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San Antonio, Texas
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202 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The condo is in between two colleges where the old fort used to be. Some of the college buildings still use some of the old buildings. The condo is old, but has been updated and is very nice. Our unit has two flat screen tv's and every thing you need for cooking. The pool is small but nice. There is... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The cleaning staff was excellent. If we had a problem it was immediately taken care of. However, there was times when we feel the room could have been cleaned better. We did get what we paid for in other words it wasn't a five star establishment. The location was adequate. It was close to a University not a crime ridden... More 

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1 Thank hall_danny48
San Antonio, Texas
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79 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This place is old and although some efforts have been made to renovate and replace some things, its age shows everywhere. But the bed was comfortable enough to get a good night's sleep and the staff is pretty friendly. Our unit did not have a working smoke detector (battery was very old) and when we notified the manager, nothing was... More 

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Glensted Mo
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236 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We spent a week in Feb 2016. The place is showing its age. We had first floor unit. Our unit did not have window locks on the street side which would allow one to slide open the window from the outside. It did have an iron grate on inside of window, but it is easily pushed open. There was a... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

My wife and I are experienced travelers and are well aware of booking condo's through RCI. The Fort Brown condo's in Brownsville should not even be an option. After checking in and carrying our suitcases upstairs, we stepped into a room that was last furnished sometime in the sixties. Very small, cramped and outdated. After much discussion we both decided... More 

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Alta Vista
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55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We didn't experience any problems with our stay. Everything worked ok and condo was pretty comfortable. Living room, dining area, kitchen, master bedroom were spacious. 2nd bedroom had twin beds with no tv. Only one bathroom even though we had 2 bedrooms. Bathroom vanity was in the open in the hall way and not in a closed off space. Property... More 

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Reading
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38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We were looking for a base for a week to try out the Texas coastline. We knew the place was dated from the reviews. When we arrived we found an old dilapidated place and the pool was locked and the office was closed. It looked nothing like the photos. We then decided to head to town to book a hotel.... More 

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Kingsville
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

My husband and I were in Las Vegas in November of 2013. While there like so many others we decided to do one of those TimeShare things to get tickets to shows and "Spending money for gambling". We own a timeshare at the Polo Club, and Geo is currently doing this in their building. We purchased the $199.00 one told... More 

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2 Thank Kay L
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

An impromptu vacation decision brought us to Ft, Brown in Brownsville, TX. The extremely reasonable price (from our timeshare) was the deal breaker. The accommodations were better than expected. The location of Ft, Brown was excellent. The staff was super helpful and friendly. The Laundry room was a reminder of the good ol' days when we could do a couple... More 

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Haltom City, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

It met our needs for a trip to S. Padre area. It served as an adequate home base for our trips to the beach and other local places. Fort Brown is secluded and is within walking distance to a Border crossing and is a 20-30 minute drive to the Island and area beaches. The kitchen was well-stocked; the furniture is... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Brown by EVRentals

Address: 401 Ringgold Rd, Brownsville, TX 78520-4960
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Brownsville
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Fort Brown By EVRentals Brownsville, Texas
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“Pool or Lake View”
 of 5 bubbles 465kayl, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The 2-bedroom corner suites are large and excellent for a family on vacation.”
 of 5 bubbles 765MikeM, 14 Jul 2012 | Read review
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