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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We are a choice privliges member and enjoy staying at Comfort Suites. Decided to go with econo lodge so we could get 2 side by side rooms for the same price. What a mistake! People in the room next to us were up partying half the night, went outside to smoke a cigarette and someone was peeing 10 ft from... More 

2 Thank Matt P
San Diego
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

For under $30 I was very skeptical about staying in this hotel. Normally you get what you pay for in life. The room and beds were clean and it is a good value in the off season. We moved after the second night because the pool and Jacuzzi were not maintained at all. I didn't mind for the price but... More 

Thank John C
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

This was so much better than we expected. We were prepared for a genuine economic experience with bugs and just a bed. The staff was friendly though, the room was decent, the bathroom was clean and the pool was fun. I was surprised that the cheapest room even had a kitchenette. The breakfast is small, basically just cereal and oatmeal... More 

1 Thank Ashley R
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

The long list of why you should avoid this place is hard to start. I guess I'll start with the grounds themselves. The parking lot is full of potholes and trash is littered about the place. There are bags of trash left in the walkways and swampy pools of water everywhere from leaking pipes. The ice machine is always out... More 

5 Thank Mary G

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Duncan, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

First off the rooms are dirty. The pool had so much chlorine in it, it was like pouring hot sauce in your eyes! So after our few minutes in the pool we got out and used the 3 towels that were in our 4 person room. I walked to the front desk to ask for more towels and was informed... More 

3 Thank cheermom0322
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews I wasn't sure what to expect. When we arrived there were a lot of people hanging out in the parking lot and grilling and it was kind of loud. Checked in and staff had everything ready for us and were very nice. The room was average as expected but was clean and mostly well... More 

1 Thank Heather S
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Every time we go to the island we use a different hotel, its way to ugly and gross and prices are going ridiculously high, so i found this one and really enjoyed it, will be going bak and this will be our new go to hotel at the island, for me and my entire family!.

1 Thank Irene R
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127 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The room was nice for the price. It was clean. I had wi-fi in the room. They served a continental breakfast in the morning. It is not a resort to hang out at, but great for a place to sleep and then head to the beach!

2 Thank Julie G
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

After booking and paying for my room on the internet, like I have done for 20 years, I get to the motel and the front desk informs me there is a 25.00 per person property access fee to be able to stay in my room. There is also a 200.00 CASH deposit. This was not mentioned when I booked this... More 

9 Thank Jerry C
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

The management is in the process of improving this property. I wouldn't expect it to become a true luxury motel anytime soon; but while we were there there was a lot of work being done. The wi-fi has now been improved, and works over the entire motel. They also are taking certain steps to weed out undesirables, and avoid giving... More 

3 Thank Quartzslab

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 3913 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7229 (Formerly South Padre Island Days Inn)
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: RM196 - RM618 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
South Padre Island Days Hotel South Padre Island
Days Inn South Padre Island
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“Avoid if at all possible”
 of 5 bubbles 726kimberlye, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“great staff”
 of 5 bubbles TopReviewer_13, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Typical Motel set up”
 of 5 bubbles SanDiegoJohnC, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“They charge a 25.00 per person property access fee and 200.00 CASH deposit. Avoid this pain.”
 of 5 bubbles jerryc121, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend this Hotel to anyone I would do a timeshare which is a house you can rent cheaper then the econo lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles 731jaquelinem, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
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