$109 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 21, 2014 Check-out: Aug 22, 2014

Padre South Hotel On The Beach

3 stars
1500 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
140 reviews
Weekend get away

Great view great location comfortable stay and good times. See full review

  • Chango volador
  • May 30, 2014
Padre South Hotel

Great price rate, nothing fancy but the location makes it worth it. Right on the beach. See full review

  • MR1451
  • Oct 14, 2013
Apartment-style rooms by the beach
Padre South Hotel on the Beach lives up to its name. Peek at the Gulf of Mexico from a room balcony or from the pool deck, a huge space with a courtyard and a Jacuzzi where guests can relax. The hotel offers apartment-style rooms, efficiencies and two-bedroom units with fully equipped kitchenettes. Save a little vacation money for all the nearby activities and cook some meals in the room.  Just a short path from the Padre South Hotel on the Beach takes guests to the beach.
Highlights
  • Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and courtyard
  • Complimentary wireless Internet
  • Fully-equipped kitchenettes
Location
The Padre South Hotel on the Beach overlooks the beach, towards the center of South Padre Island.
Rooms
All rooms at the Padre South Hotel on the Beach have balconies and at least partial views of the water. Guests can book an efficiency room with a fully equipped kitchen, queen-sized bed and sofa bed. Guests can also go for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite, which has a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and private bath, a second bedroom with two twin beds, and a large kitchen and dining area -- perfect for families.
Features
Guests can relax and enjoy vacation at the oversized pool area with Jacuzzi and courtyard with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. Borrow a book from the Padre South Hotel on the Beach library, follow the short path from the hotel to the beach and claim a spot on the sand. An array of restaurants and bars are located in the immediate area. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in the lobby.
Transportation
  • Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (22 mi/36 km)
  • Valley International Airport (31 mi/50 km)
Attractions
  • Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Isla Blanca Park (1.5 mi/2.6 km)
  • Andy Bowie County Park (2.9 mi/4.7 km)
  • Port Isabel Lighthouse (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • Port Isabel History Museum (3.1 mi/4.9 km)
  • South Padre Island Convention Center (3.2 mi/5 km)
Business
  • Meeting room with space for up to 75 people
  • High-speed Internet access
Policies and fees
NOTE: During the month of March, full payment for all room nights will be billed automatically. Guests 31 years and younger are required to pay a 250 refundable cash deposit. All guests will pay a 15 USD per person nonrefundable fee for a wristband. The hotel also requires a faxed copy of ID and credit card to confirm authorization. Please contact hotel directly to confirm amount billed. Cancellation policy during the month of March is 14 days prior to arrival or full amount is forfeited.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

26.0955 -97.1638
Nearby airports
Rio Grande Valley Intl Airport, (HRL), 45.00, MI, NW; Brownsville South Padre Island Intl Airport, (BRO), 22.00, MI, SW; Mc Allen/Mission, (MFE), 90.00, MI, W;
Area description
City Center

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Padre South Hotel On The Beach Rooms

Standard
Air Conditioning AM FM Alarm Clock
Standard
Double Efficiency-With 2 double beds. Full kitchen with coffee maker-dishwasher- refrigerator and eating utensils. Adjoining rooms. AC. Balcony with a wonderful panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. Private bathroom. Data-port. Cable TV. Smoking room.
Standard
Queen Efficiency-With one queen bed and one queen sofa-bed. Full kitchen. Adjoining rooms. AC. Balcony with a wonderful panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. Private bathroom with bathtub and shower. Seating area. Data port. Cable TV. Smoking room.
Suite
Two Bedroom Suite-With 1 queen bed and 2-twin beds in the second BD. Living room with queen sofa-bed. Full kitchen. Adjoining rooms. AC. Balcony with a wonderful panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. Private bathroom. Data-port and Seating area.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
General
Air conditioned
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Night club
Golf
Fishing
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Family plan
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Laundry/Valet services
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board

Dining

Scampis
Serving steaks and seafood
blackbeards
Serving seafood and American cuisine
Padre Island Brewing Co
Serving seafood pasta and meats
jakes
Serving seafood sandwiches and Mexican cuisine
The Lantern
Serving steaks and seafood
Josephs
Serving seafood and American cuisine. Located next door to hotel

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 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.

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Guest Reviews (140)

Ratings and reviews for Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
19 out of 140
Amenities:
3.1
Room cleanliness:
3.4
Hotel staff:
3.5
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.9

74% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
HarleyQuinnXOXO
Arlington, Texas
Jul 16, 2014

Seriously Disappointed

They ignored all of my requests (extra bed, non-smoking room); the bed sheets & blankets looked dirty and old; the sofa "bed" felt like a medieval torture device; they had hidden fees - if you're under 31 (this age doesn't make any sense to me..) you have to give a security deposit. if you do cash, they can only return it to you when the head custodian comes in to work so if you're trying to get an early start, good luck; they staff was incredibly rude; the carpet in the hallway was sticky; the elevator smelled like a toilet; no free breakfast; they're skimpy with the towels; housekeeping passed us up several times; the balcony left much to be desired - you can barely fit a chair out there and the wall of the balcony is too high to see anything if you're sitting down..; the bathroom didn't have ventilation so nothing would dry; the kitchen area was OK & they had free wifi; the pool area was OK; the only reason to stay at this hotel was because it was walking distance from the beach, but next time we would rather walk a little further to the beach than stay at this motel pretending to be a hotel. it might seem like you're saving money, but you're just throwing it in the toilet. never again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Texas Beach Bums
Austin, Tx
Jun 12, 2014

Ready to book again!

Great, true not ur luxury hotel but it's ON THE BEACH perfect for us! We've already recommended the place!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Chango volador
Browsnville, Texas
May 30, 2014

Weekend get away

Great view great location comfortable stay and good times.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
JeffersM
College Station, Texas
Aug 17, 2012

Great Place for a Budget

The hotel is old but is fairly well kept up. The room was nice and had a full kitchen and sleeper couch. Mattresses weren't the best but they did. Also had a nice balconey. Not the nicest but great for the price

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Houston, TX
Jun 2, 2011

Needs renovating

Hotel pool is dirty and the rooms are very outdated. This is a cheap last minute alternative hotel that is on the beach -- otherwise pay a little more for a better hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Houston, TX
Jun 2, 2011

Needs renovating

Hotel pool is dirty and the rooms are very outdated. This is a cheap last minute alternative hotel that is on the beach -- otherwise pay a little more for a better hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Lubbock, TX
Mar 18, 2010

Great Stay

The stay was great. I went for spring break 2010 with 5 friends and the location was perfect for coca-cola beach during the day and some great bars at night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

It was within short walking distance to some great nightlife.

Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Lubbock, TX
Mar 18, 2010

Great Stay

The stay was great. I went for spring break 2010 with 5 friends and the location was perfect for coca-cola beach during the day and some great bars at night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

It was within short walking distance to some great nightlife.

Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Amber travel RN
Kingman AZ
Jun 3, 2009

good price great view

The beach was amazing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Padre South Hotel On The Beach

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Amber travel RN
Kingman AZ
Jun 3, 2009

good price great view

The beach was amazing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
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