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Alamo Inn B&B, Gear & Tours

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Poughkeepsie, NY
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This inn does not do social hours, afternoon wine or morning breakfasts - it is uniquely tailored to birders' very early and/or very late schedules. They have an honesty system built around taking whatever you want from a fully stocked food pantry - snacks for all hours, full fridge, cereals, etc., as well as items from the bird watching store....

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Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were happy to find the excellent and encouraging hospitality of proprietor Keith. This is the place for birders. Just the right accommodations for a fun-packed week of birding. In addition, Keith has all the right gear, reference material and resources to meet most any need we could think of. Enjoy!

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly, knowledgeable staff. A do it yourself B&B. Breakfast is on your own and optional. The room was dated. Bedding and towels were functional, but well used. The location was very quiet and located across from a Mexican restaurant. Definitely not luxurious.

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Washington, District of Columbia
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Central location between the 3-4 main birding destinations of the Lower Rio Grande Valley; charming historic building (I recommend a room in that bldg if possible). Self service pantry and kitchen means birders can pack a good lunch, grab breakfast at any hour they want, etc. Huge supply of birding resources - field guides, etc. Very convenient and efficient for...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the Alamo Inn B&B experience. Reasonable prices; easy to make arrangements with Keith Hackland in a friendly, thorough, personalized, low key style; beautiful, cozy, clean, quiet, lodging with all the comforts of home and all the conveniences you need, taking into account early risers getting up and out with food available if you didn’t have time to...

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Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I enjoyed my stay. The garden suite was perfect for our needs. It provided plenty of room to move around and I liked the bird focus of the decor. I could not find the pots and pans but did not ask; so my fault. I found them on the day we were leaving. I liked that no one bothered us....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

fantastic apartments with well equipped kitchen make you feel very much at home. The Inn is located conveniently to several nice reservers and easy to find. This is definitely the place to stay for birders.

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It is a great place with good atmosphere. Keith and Mary Beth are skillfull birders and it was great meeting you folks, and thank you for showing me around. End of June is probably not the best time of the year for birding, but I almost saw everything I could hope for. So I can highly recommend this place for...

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The Alamo Inn B&B is very well-located for birding in the Valley and has everything one needs for a comfortable stay. The pricing is quite reasonable. If you want a luxurious spa feel, find yourself another place, but this B&B was perfect for us.

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Linn, Texas
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Alamo Inn is a great place for birders, photographers and other nature lovers to stay. The B&B is centrally located in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) and if you stay there, you're likely to meet other like-minded folks who are friendly and happy to talk about where they went, what they have seen and where they plan to go. I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lodging for birders and other travelers in clean comfortable suites furnished with antiques and run by a caring host who is a knowledgeable area birder. Facilities include self serve breakfast, meeting room, birding & outdoor store, working artist's studio, free WIFI, free guest computer, and other free extras including area bird and butterfly maps and check lists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alamo Inn B&B, Gear & Tours

Address: 801 Main St, Alamo, TX 78516-2560
Region: United States > Texas > Alamo
Price Range: €42 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“We were in room 9 with two bedrooms - one with private bath and one bath off the living area. Lots of space, very quiet.”
Ewelch2, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Did not inspect the newer buildings (to the east), but the original historic building is convenient to the pantry and really charming.”
EstevanJ, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden Suite on second floor was very quiet except for fireworks on Christmas eve.”
jpm6450, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Every room I've stayed in was good.”
ruthhoyt, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Get a 1-bedroom suite rather than this studio”
bluemotmot, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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