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Double Barr Cottages

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We waited to make reservations until our choices were limited. We had never stayed at Double Barr before. When I called to make the reservations the lady, Ashley, was very friendly and helpful. Our cottage was 2 bedroom. The bedrooms were ample in size. The kitchen and dining area was a little small and tight for my husband and I...

2Thank Christi V
Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Come stay at Double Barr Cottages again. We have some exciting upgrades to share.

St. Pete Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2015

If I could give this place a 0 I would. I have never been in a more terrible place in my entire life. I cannot speak for the cottages as we were in the mobile home. There are 12 cottages and two mobile homes. First of all there was not a single hanger in the place, not a single drawer...

1Thank PollyP563
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 May 2015

As two graduate students my husband and I were looking for an inexpensive, but comfortable stay and this place definitely fit the bill. We walked to the beach everyday and walked to a few great restaurants close by. The owners were super friendly and recommended great places to eat and things to do. You can tell they are making improvements...

1Thank Sarah C
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 20 May 2015

It was what I expected based on the few pictures I could find. We stayed in the "deluxe" trailer. It slept 6, 2 queen beds, 1 futon. All the beds were okay, not spectacular comfortable, not uncomfortable. Location is great. Although I believe they advertise 2 blocks from the beach, its more like 4-5 "city" sized blocks. Everything was clean,...

1Thank Nicole C
Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. We are setting up more natural gas barbeque grills this year. Come see us next year and see what else we have done.

Fair Play, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Not what was advertised on hotels,com. Couch looked like a 40's model, broken, and had holes on it. TV 50's model, refrig rusted. Looked worse than some fishing camps we had been in. I don't know how anyone could honestly post this to be rented!

8Thank Connie A
Groom, Texas, United States
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We stayed in one of the beach side cottages in January with our three teenage kids. We were about 200 yds from the water Not luxurious by any means but we had plenty of space for all of us. Nice to have the kitchen area for cooking and snacking. If you plan on staying for a couple of days and...

1Thank Lisa S
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Cant express how gross it was-Blood on shower curtain, stains all over the beds, windows-ref-floors-filthy. Had to wear flip flops in shower /and on floors! Decorative hand towel after unfolding was filled with dirt and hair. Used cup filled with black stuff under bed. Rooms never cooled. Doesn't look anything like pics.

4Thank Sam10443
San Antonio, Texas, Usa
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We traveled to port Aransas on a very busy/booked weekend. Luckily we found the Double Barr Cottages had an availability. I thought the only cottages they had were in their main lot but we were surprised to find that our cottage was on another property. It was awesome --- quaint and quite. We had the place all to ourselves. Full...

6Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Very helpful front office person named Suzy, who was fantastic. Places are cute and add charm from normal sterile hotel rooms. Our unit was clean and Suzy had turned the AC on to cool and accommodated our late arrival. Having a kitchen for making meals was a plus, but the unit could use some better pots, pans, and some kitchen...

2Thank GGRN44
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Words cannot express how awful this place is. The "cottages" are really just little shacks that are very dirty, and very old. They smell of cockroaches, and roach activity is evident. The bathroom fixtures are rusted and dirty, there were no towels. The bunk bed was broken, and the bedspread had unidentified stains on it. I plugged in my phone...

3Thank Milady P

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
15 rentals on 1 acre a short 2 blocks from the beach. Natural gas BBQ pits, lots of outdoor seating, fully equipped kitchens, sleep 4-6 people, boat parking and a lit fish cleaning facility! Pet friendly rentals available for an additional fee. Call for a daily and weekly vacation rates available. Let Double Barr Cottages be your home away from home in Port Aransas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Double Barr Cottages

Address: 415 Ave G, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: $162 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Double Barr Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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