Best Hotels in South Padre Island

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in South Padre Island based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in the USA earned a Gold badge. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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    Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island
    South Padre Island, TX
    #1 in Best Hotels in South Padre Island
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1881 reviewsTripAdvisor (1881)

    Recent guests agree that the oceanfront pool deck, which boasts excellent views of the ocean, is the standout feature of the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island. The hotel sits within 5 miles of South Padre Island attraction ranging from the South Padre Convention Centre to Sea Turtle Inc. to the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. On-site, guests can enjoy made-to-order breakfast at a full-service restaurant and bar, a visit to the fitness or business centers, a pool and multiple outdoor hot tubs. Each of the 156 guest rooms at this Hilton includes complimentary Wi-Fi, a microwave, a minifridge and a flat-screen TV. Some guests note that the bedrooms and bathrooms are looking a bit worn and could use an update. A Hilton property, this location allows members of the Hilton Honors program to earn and redeem rewards points by choosing to stay here. 

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1881 reviewsTripAdvisor (1881)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    Schlitterbahn Resort South Padre Island
    South Padre Island, TX
    #2 in Best Hotels in South Padre Island
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 580 reviewsTripAdvisor (580)
    Free WiFi

    The Schlitterbahn Resort South Padre Island is an oceanfront resort and waterpark in one. Open year-round, the waterpark has indoor and outdoor sections that operate seasonally. Plus, the hotel offers a variety of packages that include discounted passes to the waterpark, so playgrounds, slides and more await are always readily available. Each of the 221 guest rooms greets guests with a sofa, a coffee maker, a microwave, a minifridge, Wi-Fi access and contemporary, reclaimed wood furniture. Guests love how family-friendly the South Padre Island resort is, especially in regards to younger children. But, some recent reviewers note that the property is beginning to look a bit dated. 

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 580 reviewsTripAdvisor (580)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Pearl South Padre
    South Padre Island, TX
    #3 in Best Hotels in South Padre Island
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 1787 reviewsTripAdvisor (1787)
    Free WiFi

    Pearl South Padre is a beachfront resort located on the southern end of its namesake island in Texas. The property’s 256 rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, balconies and minifridges. All rooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Amenities include a full-service spa, a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool and a separate pool for children. The hotel has two dining options: the Beachside Bar & Grill, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a seafood buffet on Friday evenings, and the poolside Palapa Bar & Grill, which serves light fare for lunch and dinner and has a swim-up bar. The property provides self-parking for free and valet parking for a fee. It has 8,500 square feet of space for meetings and events. While recent guests appreciate this hotel’s proximity to the beach, some visitors feel like it could use a refurbishment. 

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 1787 reviewsTripAdvisor (1787)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Peninsula Island Resort & Spa
    South Padre Island, TX
    #4 in Best Hotels in South Padre Island
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 302 reviewsTripAdvisor (302)

    Peninsula Island Resort & Spa offers ready access to popular South Padre Island, Texas, destinations like Padre Island National Seashore, Schlitterbahn South Padre Island (a water park) and a variety of beaches. The hotel’s 39 rooms have free Wi-Fi access, TVs with cable channels, balconies and coffee makers. Some suites also have kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. Amenities include a fitness center, a full-service spa and two outdoor swimming pools. Las Olas Restaurant Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a focus on seafood. (It closes early on some weekdays, however.) The property provides free parking, though recent guests warn that the lot is some distance from the hotel. The beach, in contrast, is nearby, which visitors typically tend to appreciate. 

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 302 reviewsTripAdvisor (302)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    Isla Grand Beach Resort
    South Padre Island, TX
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1120 reviewsTripAdvisor (1120)
    Free WiFi
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    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1120 reviewsTripAdvisor (1120)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Suites At Sunchase
    South Padre Island, TX
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3 based on 190 reviewsTripAdvisor (190)
    Free WiFi
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    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3 based on 190 reviewsTripAdvisor (190)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Seabreeze 1 Condominiums
    South Padre Island, TX
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 82 reviewsTripAdvisor (82)
    Free WiFi
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    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 82 reviewsTripAdvisor (82)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Courtyard by Marriott Brownsville
    Brownsville, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 86 reviewsTripAdvisor (86)
    Free WiFi
    Courtyard by Marriott Brownsville is a 3 star hotel located at 3955 North Expressway 77/83 in South Padre Island. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 86 reviews.
    Brownsville, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 86 reviewsTripAdvisor (86)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Homewood Suites by Hilton Brownsville
    Brownsville, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 333 reviewsTripAdvisor (333)
    Free WiFi
    Homewood Suites by Hilton Brownsville is a 3 star hotel located at 3759 N Expressway in South Padre Island. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 333 reviews.
    Brownsville, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 333 reviewsTripAdvisor (333)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    La Copa Inn Beach Hotel
    South Padre Island, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1188 reviewsTripAdvisor (1188)
    Free WiFi

    The La Copa Inn Beach Hotel is a beachfront property located in South Padre Island, Texas. The hotel's rooms and suites come equipped with flat-screen TVs, microwaves, sofa beds, complimentary Wi-Fi access and work desks. Recent guests have mixed feelings about their stay: Some said the hotel is clean, breakfast is tasty and the staff is friendly, but others said that the hotel is outdated and overpriced, and there's usually a long line at check-in. There's a complimentary hot breakfast buffet available daily, and the La Copa Cabana Bar & Grill serves American fare for lunch and dinner. Other on-site amenities include direct beach access, an outdoor pool surrounded by lounge chairs, a fitness center and a gift shop. Plus, the popular Schlitterbahn Waterpark South Padre Island is about a mile south. 

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1188 reviewsTripAdvisor (1188)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    La Quinta Inn & Suites South Padre Island
    South Padre Island, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1565 reviewsTripAdvisor (1565)
    Free WiFi

    La Quinta Inn & Suites South Padre Island is a 147-room beachfront property located on South Padre Island, Texas. Each room and suite includes a microwave, a pillow-top bed, a minifridge and a flat-screen TV with premium channels. Some rooms also feature full-size refrigerators, balconies or patios. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available both in-room and all throughout the hotel. Recent guests have mixed feelings about their stay: Some said the rooms had maintenance issues, while others said the rooms were clean and the customer service was great. Although there's no on-site restaurant, a hot complimentary breakfast is served daily. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, beachfront access and free self-parking. Plus, the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is located directly across the street.

    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1565 reviewsTripAdvisor (1565)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Residence Inn By Marriott Brownsville
    Brownsville, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 89 reviewsTripAdvisor (89)
    Free WiFi
    Residence Inn By Marriott Brownsville is a 3 star hotel located at 3975 N Expressway in South Padre Island. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 89 reviews.
    Brownsville, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 89 reviewsTripAdvisor (89)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Staybridge Suites Brownsville
    Brownsville, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 104 reviewsTripAdvisor (104)
    Free WiFi
    Staybridge Suites Brownsville is a 3 star hotel located at 2900 Pablo Kisel Blvd in South Padre Island. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 104 reviews.
    Brownsville, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 104 reviewsTripAdvisor (104)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Ramada South Padre Island TX
    South Padre Island, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 778 reviewsTripAdvisor (778)
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    South Padre Island, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 778 reviewsTripAdvisor (778)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
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    Holiday Inn Brownsville
    Brownsville, TX
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3 based on 56 reviewsTripAdvisor (56)
    Free WiFi
    Holiday Inn Brownsville is a 3 star hotel located at 3777 N Expressway in South Padre Island. It has a 3.0 overall guest rating based on 56 reviews.
    Brownsville, TX
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3 based on 56 reviewsTripAdvisor (56)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi

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