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Tarpon Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Absolutely Love this Place . We love talking with other people staying there and going Across the Street and Eating at Frankies . Candy and Her Staff are Awesome and the Housekeeping Ladies are Great.we always look forward to staying there .Will see Yall 6-8 -17 Tarpon Inn Hippy

Thank Keith m
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Tarpon Inn many times but this last visit was one of the best. The new managers name is Candy and she is a delightful breath of fresh air. She works tirelessly to insure that your stay is the best it can be. Don't expect the frills of the big chains. No TV or room fridge....

Thank Montyguitar
Schertz, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

being a history buff and being a little familiar with the Tarpon Inn, we decided to check it out ! So glad we did ! Candy was SO knowledgeable, professional and accommodating ! A perfect location in Port A. Our room was very clean, appointed and comfortable. a MUST see for anyone looking for a unique experience on the island...

Thank chiibarra
Grand Rapids
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stumbled upon this hotel and lucky for us they had a room open. We ended up staying longer than planned. Candy was wonderful and we had the best, relaxing time there. Lovely piece of history. You could feel it and we will be back for sure!!

Thank Traci L
New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Tarpon Inn keeps calling us back. Over the years we have stayed in a different room every visit. Each room is unique. In line with the historic charm of the property, they blissfully lack telephones and televisions. These days we all carry 'em with us anyway, but it's nice to feel like you are back in another time. This...

1Thank cristina m
Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We are not folks to be writing reviews on places, just too busy unless something just doesn't measure up. We recently stayed at this place as it seemed charming, was well located & historic. We tried staying the night before, showed up at 8 pm to find that the office closes at 6, really! Staff were friendly. Upon checking in...

1Thank YKRiverQueen
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I've stayed at the Tarpon Inn over several years. The place is in the best shape today it has ever been. Regardless it has a wonderful feel about it. It is not a luxury hotel. But expect to have very comfortable, clean rooms. Wonderful porches to sit on and relax. And no phones or TVs gives you message that you...

Thank Thomas L
Houston, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Never having been to Port Aransas, I selected Tarpon Inn for its history. The minute I spoke with Candy Compton, I knew it was the right place. The arrival welcome set the tone for wonderful hospitality from Candy. First, she helped us find just the right room #39 listening to what was important for us. Extra blanket at the ready...

Thank Caryn T
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Called to inquire about rates and details regarding rental of courtyard area for a birthday party. Was quoted pricing and was told I would receive a call back from chef and staff to go over menu, decor and further details. Never received any response, so I tried back and was told, once again, someone would get back with me. This...

3Thank Shawna H
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I've only stayed at this one hotel in the Port A area, so I can't say for sure how it compares... but my impression is that this hotel is average for the area. It's historic, which is code of "small rooms," "no tv," "no phones," "window AC units," and "variable water temperatures". I was expecting the small rooms, so that...

1Thank Jaime D

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 200' long porches to relax on since 1886, the longest porches in Texas stretches and relaxes along with you. The salt air and breezes are gently encouraged by old-fashioned ceiling fans.  The sweet creaking of roomy rocking chairs blends with the pages of a novel being turned. Where each room is decorated in period antiques and no two rooms are alike and where there are no televisions nor telephones.      If our place sounds like your kind of place, then please consider this an invitation to make yourself at home. We're waiting to treat you as part of our Tarpon Inn family and encourage you to wonder if it's possible to stay forever,or at least a couple more days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarpon Inn

Address: 200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: RM383 - RM1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Tarpon Hotel Port Aransas
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“Check out the website - you can see each room by number and make your request”
cristinamZ957DR, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay upstairs the view is better.”
K7658MQthomasl, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look on line to choose the type you want, since they vary in size. Also, consider if you want to climb stairs for the second floor.”
gourmetlover, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“FDR suite is our favorite. Has kitchen, dining room and private porch in back and a king size bed with an awesome living room”
N2213JSmichaelh, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go online and see the different room configurations!!!”
250mattj, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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