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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was wonderful, breakfast was amazing, beach was clean... except the sheets were dirty . Other than the sheet problem every thing was wonderful. Will go back again our room and view we well worth it!

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Leander, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never believed in writing negative reviews, because what some may see as poor, another may see as rich. But for the reasons below, I just simply can't stay silent. My wife and I arrived last night (4/13) to stay until Sunday. We checked into a very musty room. And while we decided to overlook that part, 20 minutes after...

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Keller, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is OLD, sheets are dirty, service horrible. Wasted a weekend and money. The beach is dirty as well. There was a lot of noise at night time coming from different rooms so we did not get any rest. We forgot Yeti cup and called the hotel, they found it but wanted $14 for shipping. What kind of service is...

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1Thank Zhenka35
Rowlett, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with a group of students/teachers (90+) and arriving late night isn't the easiest check in. The staff at the hotel was AMAZING and had our rooms ready to go. Best check in ever! From Mary Alice in reservations to Chris, the shuttle driver, everyone was wonderful. The hotel is older and areas could use updates but it's clean and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for the Selena festival. Our room was nice and clean. Partial view of the beach. We were a little worried with the negative comments but we had a great stay. The staff was always friendly and greeted us every time we walked in.

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings ggarcia0024, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Emerald Beach Hotel. We truly appreciate and welcome all guest feedback. We were delighted to know that you enjoyed your festival, views, and clean room. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Have a wonderful day.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this downtown hotel for spring break. We wanted to avoid the crowds on the beaches of Padre. I hotel was going under renovations on the first and second floor. There is a nice deck with chairs to enjoy the bay. There is a small beach in front of hotel that is well protected by some jetties. Decent...

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Emerald Beach Hotel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Corpus Christi. Thank you again and safe travels!

Killeen, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Our vacation was terrible from the start. Check in was at 4pm. Our rooms weren't cleaned and ready until 6pm. Within the first 20 mins in our old dingy room my 2 year old cut his foot open on a broken tile. I spent the next 5 hours in the urgent care getting stitches. The staff seemed unsure of procedures...

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Alea0420, Thank you for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor, my sincere apologies for the inconveniences you encountered while checking in and in your guestroom. I assure you we have looked into this situation with my staff and corrected this problem. Our people will be in contact to follow up with this issue. Thank you.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here the weekend before Spring Break. Booked online. Reserved double bed room with bayview. Not too much to say overall about the hotel. The best parts were the balcony, which gave us a nice view and allowed us to enjoy the cool temperature,and the beach,which was steps away. Nothing much else stood out. Check in was easy,but uneventful since...

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Justin J, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I'm sorry to hear you were not completely satisfied with your stay. If you are ever back in the area, we hope you will allow us another chance to host you. Have a great day.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The room I stayed in was a newer room however it did smell of smoke. Our family went to the pool and found cigarette butts next to one of the lawn chairs. I find the idea of an upgraded room where the floors were nice the furniture was just the old furniture painted white. At one point I called down...

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Marine03, We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the less than perfect stay. During specific hours, like late evening and overnight, we do not have room service available to deliver items to guest rooms. We will also look into the issue you experienced about the unlocked hallways. Our guest's security and safety is, of course, one...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The Emerald Beach hotel offered a great rate, great views and awesome customer service throughout my four day stay. The checkin was a breeze and the beach tiki bar was awesome! Indoor pool was very clean and well maintained. I hope to return to Emerald Beach Hotel on my next visit to Corpus Christi.

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Richard P, Assistant General Manager at Emerald Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello MizlizL, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Emerald Beach Hotel. We're glad you had a great time at our property. Our staff strive to provide the best customer service to all of our guests. We're delighted that you will continue to be our guest in your future travels to Corpus Christi. See you soon.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the perfect blend of casual relaxation and business convenience, with the most unique hotel location in downtown Corpus Christi. Just minutes from downtown businesses, you can enjoy fresh sea air and sand between your toes as you walk the beach behind our hotel. Our spacious bay front rooms, with fantastic views of the bay and marina, featuring free high-speed Internet connection will allow you to relax and conduct business. Enjoy a hearty breakfast in our dining room or room service on your balcony, or maybe a cocktail at our beach side bar. Just a ten minute drive or open air trolley ride gets you to area attractions, such as Texas State Aquarium or the USS Lexington Museum. After work we will provide transportation to downtown restaurants and entertainment. When its time to leave we will take you to the airport as well. Try Emerald Beach once and we are sure you will return every time you visit Corpus Christi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Beach Hotel

Address: 1102 S Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-3511
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Corpus Christi
Price Range: $155 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 368
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Corpus Christi - Emerald Beach Hotel Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi
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“Get a room with a balcony! They're nice to relax, and breezy from the ocean air.”
52carissaw, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“5th floor on the right side”
sami927, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front row hotel rooms got the full view of the beach.”
, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the beach- (we were on the 6th floor) You won't regret it!”
  • Photo taken from our room as the sun was coming up in the morning!
, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“advance always best, for ocean view”
tealsailor, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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