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Tropic Island Resort

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Worst customer service I have ever encountered. The "manager" should go to management classes because they do not know how to speak to customers. I hope the owners will reevaluate their staff and actually monitor their calls that they make. Awful awful awful. I can't write enough reviews to explain how horrible of an experience it was speaking with the...

4Thank Katie A
Dawna F, Front Office Manager at Tropic Island Resort, responded to this review

Katie, I'm sorry we did an rate increase, and that you did not approve of that. Also, I'm sorry that you think we do bad business because of it. The new owners did a rate increase to make many upgrades and improvements to the property for our guests to have a better stay. We hope you can give Tropic Island...

Pleasanton, Texas
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We have stayed many times. Usually due to the price amd good location. The price is now creeping higher. I have no real complaints. I do take issue with the fact that they changed the policy on cancellations. They now charge your card for one full night when you book and is not refundable at all of you have a...

1Thank flori-texan
Dawna F, Front Office Manager at Tropic Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sir! Thank you for your review. We depend on reviews to make a better stay for our guests! We apologize about the bugs. This is an issue we have during the summer season. We have pest control here once a month to resolve this issue. Along with maintenance having spray on hand! We are surrounded by the palm trees...

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to stay with cockroaches, this is the place for you! Live and dead ones in room. Live ones found in kitchen cabinets with the dishes. Very small rooms that you could barely walk to get to one side of the bed. If you are a big person, forget getting to the toilet. No room from sink...

3Thank Mrdang22
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I gave tropic island 5 stars due to getting what you'd expect to get for what you paid. We ended up spending $89usd/night during height of spring break season. Last minute. Far less than anything else we could find under the circumstances. The room had plenty of space but not huge and fancy. The beds were sleepable but that's about...

Thank Jdwinslett
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I stayed at Tropic Island over Valentines Day weekend. This was our second stay there. We chose this motel because it is one of the more affordable places to stay on the island and we had a decent stay there before. Our room was very cold when we walked into it the first night. After searching the...

Thank drtondre
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We stayed at this motel because it includes an RV park. The rooms were OK; nothing fancy and very small. They were very clean. There was no hairdryer as I found out when getting out of the shower, getting ready for dinner and needing one. It is under new ownership and the staff was very friendly. Good location on the...

Thank kruzinkate
San Marcos, Texas, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We stay here regularly when we come to the area in our RV. The park is clean and the other campers have always been pleasant and friendly. (Be aware, spaces in all the parks in this area are pretty tightly packed and this one is no different.) Good wifi at a minimal charge. Place is nice and quiet at night...

Thank Debra B
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 19 August 2015

There have been improvements to this hotel. The pool area is greatly enlarged and there is a kiddie pool, adult pool and hot tub now. New tables and shade and more room. Plus there were some new towels and linens in the rooms. Our room had some bathroom upgrades as well. It is an average hotel for folks who like...

Thank kbentley
San Antonio, United States
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I have stayed at Tropic Island on several occasions. I love that it's on the quieter side of the island away from most of the traffic. There's a Mexican restaurant right down the road which is convenient for a quick bite before you hit the beach. The rooms are always clean and the staff is very friendly. The prices are...

Thank Lauren Z
Helotes, Texas
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I learned how to swim at the Tropic Island 46 years ago when I was 3 years old. I have gone back almost every year and I have never had an issue with the owners or the hotels. Obviously the building has been around a while, but the layout of the property is very kid friendly and easy to get...

Thank Jeff W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropic Island Motel & RV Resort is located on 8 acres in the heart of Port Aransas, TX. City Marina and boat ramps 2 blocks away. Close to restaurants and ferry landing. We can accommodate you with motel and kitchen suites located on one side of the park and we also have approximately 150 RV sites available on the other side of the park. Our office is located between the Motel and RV park near the main road. Accommodations include Pool & Spa, BBQ Grills for Motel guest, Fish Cleaning house, Laundry on site, Boat Parking, Bath house for RV guest, Free Cable, WiFi available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropic Island Resort

Address: 315 Cut Off Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4218
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: €79 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tropic Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“If you are booking for 2 people (husband&wife) the room may be small so ask for 2 beds instead of 1 for the extra space. Great prices.”
lydiad565, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bathrooms are small. Remember to bring your own hair dryer. We like the rooms in the back...seems quieter.”
kbentley, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“king size beds are the best”
mikepP2391FK, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Stick to Holiday Inn or reputable hotels in the Main Land (Corpus Christi or Aransas Pass), you're better off there....”
582jorgee, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
“They stay booked, but I would try to stay close to the rec room.”
659deans, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
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