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Hotel The Inn at South Padre (South Padre Island, USA)


Hotel The Inn at South Padre (South Padre Island, USA)

About The Inn at South Padre

The Inn at South Padre (formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn - South Padre Island Resort) offers 100% smoke-free accommodations at the heart of South Padre Island. The hotel is two blocks from the beach. Guestrooms feature cable TV, microwave, refrigerator, wet bar, coffee-maker, iron, hairdryer, safe, and free Wi-Fi. Suites add separate living areas, dining space, and a full kitchen. Some suites also include a Jacuzzi and sofa bed. Guests can relax in the outdoor pool or hot tub, which are set amongst landscaped tropical gardens. During summer, the hotel plays movies by the pool. Other amenities include guest laundry facilities, meeting rooms, and an activities desk. A free hot breakfast is served daily. Many of South Padre Island’s most popular restaurants and eateries are just a short walk away. The Inn at South Padre is less than two miles from Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier, and Isla Blanca Park. Port Isabel Lighthouse is four miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • RoomsFair  (7.1 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.7 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Polite staff willing to go the extra mile.

The Inn at South Padre is reported to be manned by a friendly, polite, and professional team that is willing to go the extra mile. Past guests have been quick to praise employees and the level of customer service received during their stay.


Big and spacious accommodations.

Reports suggest that the hotel offers large, spacious accommodations. Guests report that rooms offer plenty of room to move around and spread out. Families staying at the hotel also report that the hotel's multiple-bedroom suites are perfect for a relaxing vacation.


Hot breakfast comes recommended.

The hotel provides a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, a detail that proves popular with guests. The only downside is that the breakfast is so popular that the breakfast area itself can be rather hectic.

Negative Reviews


Some outdated features noted.

While many guests enjoy a comfortable stay at The Inn at South Padre, some visitors report that there are certain aspects of the hotel that are outdated and in need of an upgrade. Such items include box TV sets, carpets, mattresses, and the general décor of the hotel.


Bath towels are on the small side.

A number of guests report that the hotel's bath towels are on the small side, going on to explain that they are only slightly larger than a hand towel. Furthermore, some guests report that towels are old and thin from overuse.


Thin walls lead to noise complaints.

Thin walls and poor soundproofing lead to disturbances and noise complaints for some guests. Those that complain about thin walls report that it is possible to hear conversations, movement, and even flushing toilets from adjacent rooms.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Elevator
  4. Parking
  5. Terrace
  6. Pets allowed
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. Computer with internet
  10. 24-hour reception
  11. Snack bar
  12. Deck chairs
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible bathroom
  3. Accessible parking
Wellness / Spa
  1. Hot tub
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  3. Shower
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Central heating
  8. Electric kettle
  9. Air conditioning
  10. Pay-TV
  11. Satellite TV
  12. Desk

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


1709 Padre Boulevard , 78597 , South Padre Island , USA
Telephone: +1(956)7615658 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Inn at South Padre

  • Is there a pool area at The Inn at South Padre?

    No, The Inn at South Padre doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Inn at South Padre?

    Yes, The Inn at South Padre has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Inn at South Padre?

    Yes, The Inn at South Padre provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Inn at South Padre?

    Check-in at The Inn at South Padre is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Inn at South Padre located?

    The Inn at South Padre is located in 1709 Padre Boulevard, 78597, South Padre Island, USA.

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