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Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Krum, Texas
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

If your looking to enjoy a southern gulf adventure in Crystal Beach this is the place! Clean beds & bath with a fabulous freshly served breakfast. The absolute best was visiting with Carol and Dawn. They made you feel at home and both have stories of the gulf life that will amaze you!!! We 💜 you Thriving Lindsey & Hippie...

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1Thank kookoo4thrive
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The room is great! The service is wonderful! The deck is wonderful! The two minute stroll to the beach is awesome! As I sit here listening to the waves rolling up on shore, I highly recommend the peacefulness!

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2Thank QOTU86
Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Out By The Sea was absolutely amazing and so was Ms. Carole. This was our first time staying at a B&B and was surprised by the amount of food that was served for breakfast each morning. My husband is a big eater and the food just kept on coming until everyone at the table was full. We rented the Honeymoon...

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2Thank QueenJenny43
Huffman, Texas
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This was our 3rd trip to Out by the Sea B&B, and we had a blast! Ms. Carol always takes good care of us! Fun, relaxing, delicious breakfasts, close to the beach and the Big Store and restaurants! We always look forward to our next trip to the B&B! One of my daughters cried most of the way home because...

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1Thank jerricormier
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Out by the Sea and Ms. Carole! The house was very clean, accommodating and comfortable. She made the best sausage gravy for breakfast, set my girls their own special places at the breakfast table and made pancakes, especially for them. We, absolutely, enjoyed our stay here and will be back!

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1Thank Tammy C
Ada, Oklahoma
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Just returned from staying here. The place is small and close to the beach. Has a Great Location! However, upon arriving at the Pirates Den the place had not been cleaned. The bedding smelled of a sweaty man, there are only 2 small window AC units that were not sufficient enough to cool the place down. I stayed on top...

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2Thank Jennifer B
Carole H, Owner at Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

These were 5 ladies who from the moment they arrived wanted the balance of their bill discounted.. Within 5 minutes, one of the ladies came to tell me she found a bit of sand in the refrigerator and wanted money off of the bill. \She informed me that they clean houses for a living and were diligent in their work....

oc, ca
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Not sure what is going on here, but this is place has some issues. Place was more mess than charm. Upon arrival, owner said she was having a surgery procedure the next day and couldn't have breakfast for us. It was like visiting a relative you don't know very well or haven't seen in a really long time, except there...

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3Thank lagunahillbillies
Carole H, Owner at Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

At Out By The Sea we strive hard to please our guests. My surgery was not planned, and I had to be at the hospital at 5am. I did tell these guests the evening before that I was very sorry but surgery was unexpectedly planned early the next morning. I did offer to have their breakfast ready and just to...

Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

This bed and breakfast is amazing and quaint. We had an outside room on the second floor. You walk on the deck and it is so peaceful, the ocean waves and stars. Mrs. Carole is an excellent host, and helpful with restaurants and things to do. Really enjoyed our trip and we plan to go back and bring the kids.

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3Thank 387melanied
Austin, TX
Reviewed 1 August 2014

If you are headed to Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula, affordable places to stay can be an issue. Out by the Sea B&B proved to be a good option. Nice room, good breakfast .. Great fun talking with the owner.

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3Thank ODennehy
Manvel
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Regatta & loved it! Owner is completely warm & thoughtful. Walking distance to beach & overall great experience. We brought our kids & owner gave them souvenirs to take back home. It's exactly what I imagined a bed & breakfast to be like but better. Hope this helps:-)!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Out By The Sea is a lovely coastal bed and breakfast in Crystal Beach. We are located on the Bolivar Peninsula. The peninsula is 30 miles of sandy beach and the audubon migration route for many species of birds. We are a well-known biding mecca with several sites for bird watching. We are a great family vacation site with our gentle warm water of the gulf, great fishing and shelling. Out By The Sea has 5 areas; The Regatta; a ;large room with 2 queen beds, The LaFitte; a lovely room for 2. These rooms are located in the main home. The Honeymoon Suite and the smaller room, Amour de le Mer are located in the attached building with a private deck which looks over the gulf and beach!The Honeymoon Suite is very romantically decorated and has a very large double heart shaped jacuzzi. There is also a large family area, The Pirates Den, has room for 5 guests, a bedroom, a living room area, a fully equipped kitchen and full bath.Small pets are allowed in this area only. Our tropical gardens make this truly a tropical paradise. Please join us to relax in one of our hammocks while the tropical breeze relaxes you as the waves gently break on the shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Out by the Sea Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2134 Vista, Box 2046, Crystal Beach, TX 77650
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Crystal Beach
Price Range: €134 - €223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Out By The Sea Hotel Crystal Beach
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“Avoid this place”
JohnP407, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Room has coffee maker/coffee, microwave, and fridge. Bed is so comfy.”
  • Loved this bedroom
GenieMHS72, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't go if you don't like hugs :)”
txcharm71, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We delayed and Carole is booked for next year's event. I told the wife I would pitch a tent in the driveway if Carole would feed me breakfast and I could use the beach shower to freshen up. lol”
d2con, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“Two rooms in separate building in the back for couples. Underneath it, a large, converted garage which looked fun for families or groups.”
jeffbaustin, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
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