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Lake Jackson, Texas
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I begin. Carole greeted me and she's so sweet. Dawn, her daughter, is wonderful as well. In no time I felt at home with them. The house is so nice. I decided that I want to go again since it was so much better than a hotel. Breakfast was great both days I was there. Thank you both.... More 

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1 Thank GenieMHS72
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was excellent. Carole's daughter Dawn did an awesome job cooking breakfast and both bent over backwards to make sure everything was perfect. They are both super sweet and entertaining. The rooms are super comfortable and inviting. Very relaxing!!! Love this place!!

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1 Thank Richard P
Dallas, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I'm a little late writing this, we stayed in June 2016. My mom and I take vacations every year, just quick ones to the coast (we're from TX). We are partial to Crystal beach and have never stayed in a bed and breakfast ON Crystal Beach we always rent beach houses. This exceeded our expectations, we had so much fun... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful place, Amazing view of the beach. Mrs. Carol Made us feel like we where family. She cooked a Delicious breakfast and was a complete joy to talk to. I Absolutely recommend to EVERYONE to stay there. I have never felt as welcome at a place as I did staying there. My children adore her and Dinky Will DEFINITELY Be... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your gracious review! We enjoyed you staying with us. In addition I want to thank you so very much for your help in getting my into video done for Robin Meade at HLN News. Captain Chloe Flores is on her second deployment and is a Blackhawk Pilot. Robin salutes troops in harms way protecting... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Room very crowded and cluttered. No place to put bags; no drawers to use. Used Kleenex behind one bed. Living/Dining/Kitchen terribly cluttered. So much stuff you wondered what was clean or dirty. Breakfast was to be served 8:30-9. OK first two days. Third morning Carol had health issues and it was after 10 am when she showed up to cook... More 

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

It is a suprise and a dissapointment to read this review by Beverly. Beverly and her husband/boyfriend were placed in the largest room, The Regatta. This room has 2 queen beds, a coffee station, small refrig, micro and large flat screen TV and wifi. I will post a picture of this room. The room is large and not cluttered. Breakfast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Scheduled our one night stay after asking many detailed questions, and repeating the questions. Confirmed many times we were gettin the "outside room for $175" They called me back, said the owner was sick it was a big mistake. If we want to stay we get the inside room, between the entrance and the kitchen. You hear every noise. This... More 

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

This review is strange There are 2 doors between Lafitte and the main home. She did spend the night and had a large homemade breakfast. The flat screen TV does work, there are 2 remotes, she probably used the wrong remote, we have direct TV in all rooms. NEVER before have we had a complaint on a noise factor. This... More 

Columbus, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Carol and her daughter are 2 of the sweetest ladies my family has met in a long time. The room was so homey and inviting and it felt like being somewhere familiar and cozy. The lengths that Dawn went through to make sure we were happy was amazing and the breakfast both mornings was great. We were so happy with... More 

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1 Thank txcharm71
Krum, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 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... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: ₹ 10,228 - ₹ 17,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Out By The Sea Hotel Crystal Beach
Out By The Sea b&b
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“Room has coffee maker/coffee, microwave, and fridge. Bed is so comfy.”
  • Loved this bedroom
 of 5 bubbles GenieMHS72, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't go if you don't like hugs :)”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffbaustin, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
“the rooms are a little small, but the service and friendliness of this B&B was very hospitable and the location is great. You can feel at home during your stay.”
 of 5 bubbles josephinej327, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
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