$69 Avg/night
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Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

2 stars
4343 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.2
out of 5
57 reviews
Great location

The hotel is right on ocean drive which is close to everything including the beach, a skate park,... See full review

  • Joe DLC
  • Jul 23, 2012
Great place to stay and great location

We stayed three days and two nights. It is right on ocean drive which is right by the beach.... See full review

  • Joe DLC
  • Jul 23, 2012
Located directly across the street from the ocean waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the Knights Inn Ocean Drive/Corpus Christi is a quaint hotel offering the best location in the town - just minutes from downtown Corpus Christi, Texas A & M University, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, the Army Depot, and three miles from McGee Beach, five miles from Corpus Christi Beach and ten miles from Padre Island. South Texas' two premier attractions, the USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier Museum and the Texas State Aquarium are five minutes from the hotel and La Palmera Mall is less than 2 miles away. Just step outside to view the natural beauty of the ocean, get some sun at the hotel pool, and then eat your lunch at our shaded picnic tables. Every single guestroom at the Knights Inn Ocean Drive/Corpus Christi has a microwave and mini-fridge, free local calls, free color cable television and free wireless high speed internet access. This interior corridor hotel also offers a free continental breakfast plus free and plentiful parking. Train memorabilia and model trains are located in the main lobby and the breakfast room for our guests to enjoy. American Bank Convention Center is only 4 miles away and within ten to fifteen minutes you can visit Padre Island National Seashore, Mustang Island State Park, Bob Hall Pier, Bird Island Basin, Packery Channel, and J.P. Luby Park. You can surf, boat, fish, kayak, walk the trails, stroll the beach, view nesting turtles, bicycle, bird watch, or lay out on the sand and catch some rays. Ocean Drive turns into Shoreline Drive and within minutes you can take a trip on a sightseeing boat, a fishing boat, enjoy the skate park or rent a bicycle cart for four. Close by, our guests can participate in a full game of golf and restaurant venues surround the area. The Knights Inn Ocean Drive/Corpus Christi can provide you, your family and your group with some of the best rates in town, and by the way, the memories are free. Don't just stay at another

Hotel Map

27.7355 -97.3644
Area description
Business district

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Security
FAX
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Microwave
TV remote control

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (57)

Ratings and reviews for Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Overall score

2.2 / 5
5.01.0
30 out of 57
Amenities:
1.9
Room cleanliness:
2.5
Hotel staff:
2.8
Room comfort:
2.7
Location:
3.5
Value:
2.7

33% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Texas Mamaaa
Texas
Jun 22, 2014

Not the best

This hotel was not worth $90. The pool was out, the floor was wet when we arrived, the bathroom had a foul smell. I wasn't expecting much based off the reviews I had read and pictures I had looked at but this was just awful. Luckily we just needed a room for one night so it was a quick trip but we will not be back

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Never again AME
Humble, Texas
Sep 6, 2012

Rude & Never Again

The desk clerk was all smiles & friendly when you check in but once they have your money they don't seem to give a darn! They were rude unfriendly unwilling to comply with simple requests. I asked for clean towels for the a.m., clerks rude response was "they have already cleaned your room!" I said I understand that but we need cleans towels for the morning, I was then told to bring my dirty towels to him & he would give me clean ones, that was their policy. So much trouble for the whole .05 cents per towel they probably pay. Never again will I stay there or EVER recommend to anyone to stay there!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
neverreturn
Kansas City MO
Aug 2, 2012

Bad hotel experience

ABSOLUTELY DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!!!!! This is one of the worst maintained and managed hotels that I have experienced in my travels. This hotel is not clean. The staff do not care if you aren't comfortable. There are NO ammenities AT ALL. The soft drink machine was empty of all brands and one staffer said that it was hardly ever refilled, we might as well unplug it. Our room was never serviced on one day and when I complained at the desk, they gave me a bag of towels, soaps and cups to help me put thing in order myself. On returning one evening, I was met by a group of drunks drinking and blocking the back door. One afternoon several people were spralled asleep in the fron lobby by the desk. I felt extremely cheated. Shame on the Knights Inn chain for endorsing this dump.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Mexican Woman
San Antonio, TX, USA
Mar 18, 2012

Very disappointed

The ad picture looks better than the actual motel does. The parking lot was terrible and not well lit. The pool was dirty and had not been clean in some time. The room was not very clean. The bathroom did not have any bath towels, we had to go get them from the front desk. The bathroom light looked as if it had been replaced improperly. I was scared to think there was a hidden camera up there..very CREEPY. Will not stay at ANY Knights Inn again nor would I recommend it to anyone! Not a pleasant night at all!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
San Antonio, Tx
Jul 19, 2011

Good location and good price

The staff was friendly and the price was perfect and we had a ocean view. I will stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

To the beach

Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
San Antonio, Tx
Jul 19, 2011

Good location and good price

The staff was friendly and the price was perfect and we had a ocean view. I will stay there again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

To the beach

Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
TAMUCC Dad
Austin, TX
Jun 27, 2011

DISAPPOINTED

The hotel was in a great location, easy drive to TAMUCC and area beaches. Specifically searched for hotel with a pool, but when we arrived, a sign was posted apologizing for the pool being closed. We asked the manager about the pool and he said that renovations were under way and a new pool would be in by next week(does not help me this week.) Looked at the empty pool, no work going on, does not look like it will ever be open. The room was nice and large with two queen beds, so comfortably slept four. My daughter complained about the smell-it did smell musty. The bathroom had black streaks running down the wall like in the ceiling was some mold. The staff was really nice, kind of made up for the other disappointing aspects.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
TAMUCC Dad
Austin, TX
Jun 27, 2011

DISAPPOINTED

The hotel was in a great location, easy drive to TAMUCC and area beaches. Specifically searched for hotel with a pool, but when we arrived, a sign was posted apologizing for the pool being closed. We asked the manager about the pool and he said that renovations were under way and a new pool would be in by next week(does not help me this week.) Looked at the empty pool, no work going on, does not look like it will ever be open. The room was nice and large with two queen beds, so comfortably slept four. My daughter complained about the smell-it did smell musty. The bathroom had black streaks running down the wall like in the ceiling was some mold. The staff was really nice, kind of made up for the other disappointing aspects.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Iowa
Apr 30, 2011

Not so nice hotel!

Was looking for a beachside hotel; this one advertised as 'on the ocean'. The ocean was across the street but the beach was 3 miles away and low and behold there was another Knights Inn and it WAS on the beach and much cleaner. Ours was old and dirty, there also was so much moisture the carpet was wet and I mean wet the whole time and our sheets and bedding were constantly damp. The pool was green and disgusting and there were tall weeds around it, we obviously didn't use it. We had to ask for towels and toilet paper. They did not make the bed or even empty our trash at all during our stay. [...]

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Excellent seafood restaurants within short distance from hotel.

Review of Knights Inn Ocean Drive Corpus Christi

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Iowa
Apr 30, 2011

Not so nice hotel!

Was looking for a beachside hotel; this one advertised as 'on the ocean'. The ocean was across the street but the beach was 3 miles away and low and behold there was another Knights Inn and it WAS on the beach and much cleaner. Ours was old and dirty, there also was so much moisture the carpet was wet and I mean wet the whole time and our sheets and bedding were constantly damp. The pool was green and disgusting and there were tall weeds around it, we obviously didn't use it. We had to ask for towels and toilet paper. They did not make the bed or even empty our trash at all during our stay. [...]

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Excellent seafood restaurants within short distance from hotel.

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