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Emerald Beach Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Just step out the back door and you are on the beach!!

Spent 2 days in Corpus and wanted affordable waterfront hotel. This delivered with lots of amenities. The hotel is old so don't expect to be wowed with fancy furnishings, but it was inexpensive, clean and an awesome family environment. The pool is fantastic and not overcrowded. The beach was combed daily and right out the back door. The bar had reasonably priced drinks. Overall this is a great value.

The pictures are obviously old. There are no chairs on the little deck outside everything is old and dated. The facilities are dated and the beach is small. There was a warning sign of sharp objects in the water so we weren't sure if the kids could get in. The beds were comfy and the breakfast was good for the price. Overall it was just an okay experience for us.

The kids below ten eat free, the hotel is in downtown and right in front of a private beach. The pool is inside and water is warm. Perfect place for kids.

Had a lot of fun! Very accommodating.....volleyball net, large pool area, and store within along with a bar.

The hotel has nice balconies overlooking the beach. Overall, the hotel seemed pricey for what we got. The continental buffet breakfast was decent for $10.95, though it had a limited selection.

Pros: Right by the beach Friendly staff Comfy bed. Clean room. Cons: Could be cheaper. Warm water was not enough. I would definitely recommend. Enjoyed my stay.

The Emerald Hotel is on the beach. You can walk out the pool room, down some stairs and your feet are in sand. Great for sunrise. Our stay was for 3 days during the beginning of the week. The first night was a little rough. The staff was nice and friendly. The next two nights were much better. Nice pool and spa. Easy parking, close to some great food and attractions.

Great location on the bay near business and health facilities. Stayed for a vacation. Easy drive to Corpus and Padre. Traffic congestion was over by 8 am. Restaurant was great for breakfast and room service was fast! Full service bar in lobby. Lots of renovation going on, so poolside rooms may look great later in the season. We were there in February and it was warm enough to walk in the water! Great!

My wife and I visited Corpus Christi for the first time on our Honeymoon. To start our room was facing the street while they were doing road construction on it, the pool was nice with warm water but was uncomfortable due to construction going on inside of the pool room and construction workers kept passing by and looking at us not to mention the noise in there. Staff was nice, but restaurant was horrid, we waited about 45 minutes for our meal and then food there was some of the worst I've had my chicken sandwich came still half raw in the middle.

Friendly staff, comfortable beds, indoor pool and beach is a walking distance. Doesn't get any better that this.

Room is clean and I love that the beach is right there. Staff is friendly and helpful. Indoor swimming pool and hot tub nice.

Enjoyed our time there, quiet and calm. Beautiful night walks along the beach shore!

Not worth the money. Needs Updated. Showers don't work well..no pressure

Loved the beach front property and even the indoor pool and spa. Staff was friendly to guests. Non guests not as much. Very close to the "Surfing Jesus" statue if you are interested in that.

Good over all A/C worked great pool had a lot of chemical so I didn't go in but overall it was a good time

Rented balcony room for location of beach access, which was awesome. Got to check in at 2p, for the two night stay. Arrive in room an had to call room service as for bathtub would not drain. On day two no wash rags or toilet tissue was left in restroom. I would book same room again.

The staff was friendly and great! The hotel is very old but clean. The price was too expensive for the shape it was in.

I loved it was on the beach, but not much else. The walls were paper thin, the margaritas were not good, and the lounge chairs in the photos were not there.

Nearby construction was a pain but manageable, hotel parking was horrible but if you circle a couple times, you'll find one, main lobby & staff are friendly and nice, guests seem to walk around soaking wet dripping water everywhere. We had a nice room overlooking the beach, the kids were impressed, the beds were clean and comfortable, the fridge was big enough to store snacks and drinks, everything we needed was right there including free wifi.

1102 South Shoreline Blvd Corpus Christi TX

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle

Emerald Beach Hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Art Museum of South Texas and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. This 3-star hotel has 368 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Located in central Corpus Christi, the hotel is also near Texas State Aquarium and USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.


Dining

This hotel serves as home to a cocktail bar, along with a restaurant that specializes in American cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


Rooms

All 368 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and phones. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks are also available.


Property features

At Emerald Beach Hotel, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle during limited hours. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 7 meeting rooms.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bay View

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Superior Room, Non Smoking, Poolside

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Emerald Beach Hotel

Everyone (23) Couples (14) Business (2) Family (16) Other (3)
4

right on the beach

Everyone

Just step out the back door and you are on the beach!!

By on Jul 9, 2017

4

good family hotel

Everyone

Spent 2 days in Corpus and wanted affordable waterfront hotel. This delivered with lots of amenities. The hotel is old so don't expect to be wowed with fancy furnishings, but it was inexpensive, clean and an awesome family environment. The pool is fantastic and not overcrowded. The beach was combed daily and right out the back door. The bar had reasonably priced drinks. Overall this is a great value.

By on Jun 23, 2017

3

dated hotel with good breakfast

Families
Short walk from hotel there's a little gazebo

The pictures are obviously old. There are no chairs on the little deck outside everything is old and dated. The facilities are dated and the beach is small. There was a warning sign of sharp objects in the water so we weren't sure if the kids could get in. The beds were comfy and the breakfast was good for the price. Overall it was just an okay experience for us.

By , from San Antonio TX on May 15, 2017

5

very close to the beach!!!

Everyone

The kids below ten eat free, the hotel is in downtown and right in front of a private beach. The pool is inside and water is warm. Perfect place for kids.

By on Apr 24, 2017

4

close to beach

Everyone

Had a lot of fun! Very accommodating.....volleyball net, large pool area, and store within along with a bar.

By on Apr 18, 2017

4

nice hotel on the water

Everyone

The hotel has nice balconies overlooking the beach. Overall, the hotel seemed pricey for what we got. The continental buffet breakfast was decent for $10.95, though it had a limited selection.

By , from San Antonio on Mar 31, 2017

4

right by the beach.

Everyone

Pros: Right by the beach Friendly staff Comfy bed. Clean room. Cons: Could be cheaper. Warm water was not enough. I would definitely recommend. Enjoyed my stay.

By on Mar 4, 2017

3

right on the beach

Everyone

The Emerald Hotel is on the beach. You can walk out the pool room, down some stairs and your feet are in sand. Great for sunrise. Our stay was for 3 days during the beginning of the week. The first night was a little rough. The staff was nice and friendly. The next two nights were much better. Nice pool and spa. Easy parking, close to some great food and attractions.

By on Feb 23, 2017

4

great location

Everyone

Great location on the bay near business and health facilities. Stayed for a vacation. Easy drive to Corpus and Padre. Traffic congestion was over by 8 am. Restaurant was great for breakfast and room service was fast! Full service bar in lobby. Lots of renovation going on, so poolside rooms may look great later in the season. We were there in February and it was warm enough to walk in the water! Great!

By on Feb 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Feb 23, 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're so happy to hear that you had a great vacation. We hope to see you soon. Have a great day!

3

older hotel, expected more.

Everyone

My wife and I visited Corpus Christi for the first time on our Honeymoon. To start our room was facing the street while they were doing road construction on it, the pool was nice with warm water but was uncomfortable due to construction going on inside of the pool room and construction workers kept passing by and looking at us not to mention the noise in there. Staff was nice, but restaurant was horrid, we waited about 45 minutes for our meal and then food there was some of the worst I've had my chicken sandwich came still half raw in the middle.

By on Nov 16, 2016