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Reviewed 31 July 2012

The Tarpon Inn is a charming place in the heart of Port Aransas.  The room was cute, quiet and clean enough. The decor had a rustic charm with shiplap wood walls, wood floor and a queen size bed that sat high off the floor. The room had no TV, which adds to the quiet feel.  The room was air conditioned...

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I had some trouble booking online, thought I booked onsite with 2 beds. Went to check in and they told me I had booked offsite with one queen. I was very worried because I had a large family. I did not know I booked offsite either. The staff appologized for the confusion and ended up putting us in the Fisherman's...

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1Thank kati h
Fort worth
Reviewed 18 July 2012

No TV, cold, rustic rooms with lots of history. Long patios with rocking chairs and all within walking distance of waterfront restaurants. Rooms are a bit small so I don't recommend for large families.

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2Thank Erin B
Killeen, Texas
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I am so glad I let my husband talk me into staying here. I really love this hotel. My first stay was last year for our anniversary. Our room last year was a single bed room, and the room was clean, and eclectic collection of furniture. Loved the iron claw tub. This year, we came as a family for vacation....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Tarpon Inn. Our room was clean and well furnished. The bathroom could have done with a lick of paint and some hooks to dry towels. The roof was completely overhauled during our stay so the owner is clearly investing in the hotel. The grounds were nicely landscaped and the pool area was tranquil and...

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3Thank ashmorayw
Austin
Reviewed 29 May 2012

The room (#24) was very small, and the arrangement of the bathroom was a little strange. The shower and toilet were in one very tiny room, and the sink and small mirror were in the room next to the dresser and bed. Soap/shampoo/conditioner and shower towels were provided, and when we left the "do not disturb" sign on the door,...

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1Thank Emcarlile
Odessa, Texas
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I had been wanting to stay at the Tarpon for about 15 years, but we always stayed a little closer to the beach. I only had 2 nights of the Memorial weekend free to go to Port Aransas and Tarpon Inn happen to have a room available online. I was excited. We actually stayed in an Efficiency on Brown Street...

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4Thank Chere98
austin
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We've been to Port Aransas many many times, but this was our first stay at the Tarpon Inn. Things we loved about it: It's rich in history. The location is great, unless you want to walk to the beach, it's a bit far for that, however, it is a short walk to shops, bars, restaurants, and the marina. The long...

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2Thank txka
Mansfield, Texas
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We stayed for three nights during Spring Break. This is a charming, historic, OLD, hotel. It's not a Holiday Inn - the rooms are very small and each room is different. My mother's room had a small closet and a tile shower (#32). My room had hooks to hang clothes, no closet and a plastic insert shower (#33). I had...

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3Thank KathDep
Edinburg, Texas
Reviewed 1 March 2012

This was a very nice hotel. Trip Advisor lists it as a B&B, but it is a hotel. It was in a great locatio, close to every thing in town. It was quiet. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. However, I am not sure I would stay here again unless there were no other hotels availabe. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $117 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Tarpon Hotel Port Aransas
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“Stay upstairs the view is better.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles N2213JSmichaelh, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go online and see the different room configurations!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 250mattj, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Just look online, they have photos of each room”
 of 5 bubbles CaptainAnne, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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