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Reviewed 18 August 2013

For $1,500 per week I expected better than an eighties motel 6 decor. This is probably the most downtrodden unit I have ever had the misfortune to rent. From the blood stained bedspread, rusty fridge. Sticky worn furniture and curtains hanging lopsided of their rods. I was and am afraid to sleep here. No hangers for your clothes. I cannot...

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5Thank Scottishnurse
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Just returned from Ocean Vista 607. The condo is beautiful and the onsite staff were very friendly and kept the grounds spotless. We usually go to SPI in the summer and were somewhat disappointed with the available activities during this time of year. Overall the vacation was spent relaxing and spending family time together, doesn't get much better than that....

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1Thank Debbie M
Rockport, Texas
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Just returned from a week in Ocean Vista 607. Wonderful corner unit. The onsite staff and maintenance people could not have been nicer. No bad vibes about renters. The grounds were maintainted beautifully and this location could not be better. Mid Island, away from the huge complexes on both ends. The unit was comfortable, attractive but not so elaborate to...

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1Thank Mimi162
Reviewed 11 August 2012 via mobile

We have been to SPI many times. We live 11 hours away, but own a hotel about 45 minutes away from the Island. So, normally we just drive to the island for the day, or have stayed just a day or two on the island. This time, my husband and I wanted to take our kids and relax on the...

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2Thank Yaya808
Keller
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Checked in last Saturday with no issues.. 15 minutes and out the door. Rented condo 306 and it was nice and clean. Everything is in working order. Great view of the beach and the pool is nice also. I see the pool cleaners each morning doing their thing so no worries there. Nice and close to a lot of shops,...

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2Thank John H
South Padre Island, Texas
Reviewed 31 October 2011

This is an answer for all those complaints about rentals at Ocean Vista Towers in South Padre Island TX. If you are looking to rent a condo in the building, be aware: “A large majority of the owners do not like rentals!” The employees and management ONLY answer to the owners and are not employed to cater to the renters....

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6Thank la1rareina
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 August 2011

The employees and management are rude and inhospitable. Each morning the condo management put out umbrellas and chairs for condos that have rented them whether they plan to use them or not. Plus they insist on putting them right in the middle of the beach area. A friend of ours arrived early in the morning to put up his canopy....

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1Thank Scott R
Houston, Missouri
Reviewed 28 August 2011

We stayed at OCEAN VISTA #706 (DO NOT RENT THIS CONDO!) this August and I remembered it because we also stayed there the previous year. it smelled like rotten eggs! Last year I reported the problem but the obviously did not do anything about it because this year the smell was worse. Mentioned it again and got the same blank...

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1Thank JNRachels
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2011

The condo (although dated) and view were fantastic, the short and easy walk to the beach even better. The condos offer a shower/spray area to clean off sand which was great. The building being centrally located on the island made for an easy walk to shops, bars, and restaurants. Thats about the only plus. Complaining about the dated condos will...

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1Thank teamche
San Marcos, Texas
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We picked Ocean Vista due to last minute planning. While the view from the 11th floor is awesome, the condo itself needs some attention. The beds were terrible, the 2nd bathroom commode seat was cracked / broke in half. The showers were very cheap and had almost zero water pressure. The dryer was dirty and full of lint. The tile...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ocean Vista

Address: 2800 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6953
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: $217 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask about umbrella rentals for the beach. Someone told me that it was $20 a day but when I called the office they had no clue. It is worth it if you plan on spending some time on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 829PaulaM, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Went through VRBO to locate this condo”
 of 5 bubbles lisamP1696LQ, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Do not choose Ocean Vista 205”
 of 5 bubbles Scottishnurse, 17 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The 3 bedroom corner units are wonderful. Big balconies”
 of 5 bubbles Mimi162, 30 Aug 2012 | Read review
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