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Campbellford, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the management team very helpful, would have liked to have had a toaster in the unit, but toasted our bagels on the gas stove! Very glad that we were able to leave our two small dogs in the unit, whilst we went shopping, very convenient.

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. Your feedback is what drives us to make changes. I will see about adding toasters to the full kitchens we offer at Double Barr Cottages. We love that your pets were comfortable while you enjoyed the island. Please come again! Patsy.

Terre Haute, Indiana
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Stayed there 2/20 to 2/24/2017. They are in the process of updating cottages. Patsy and her crew were all very nice to us. The location is close to the drive on beach. Just load up the car and go! The cottages were what you would expect for their age and the location (very close to the Gulf therefore hurricane prone)...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. Our standard cottages got a face lift this off season. I hope to have the Deluxe units finished this next year. Double Barr Cottages is close enough to everything to walk, but the golf carts give you a different point of view of our little island. Come again and see what else...

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The cottage was old and small. We booked a deluxe and was informed upon our arrival that the booked unit had flooded. There were oscillating fans pointing into the rooms in an attempt to cool the rooms off. It was very hot the entire first day since there was only one a/c window unit for the entire cottage. It was...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. I'm sorry you had some issues during your stay. We did have a unit down with a water leak, and a oven door was broken the night before in the unit you were to stay in. After talking with you, you indicated there was no issue with no oven (since the stove...

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Cant beat the location. It's in the middle of everything and only three blocks from the beach. Quiet family place to spend the night. Served our purpose, but would have liked a little more refinement. The downside was: A/C is a window unit, insufficient to cool down the entire place. Rust coming though fresh painted window trims, dated appliances. Matresses...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. Our cottages are quaint at 450 sq ft. This is why we keep the occupancy at 6 people including children. Too many people in a cottage makes for a cramped unpleasant hot vacation. Due to the excessive heat this summer we have added second ac units to many of our larger cottages....

North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I have left several previous reviews of this property over the years and I am thoroughly impressed with managements ability to address the issues reviewers comment about on TripAdvisor. Previously, I had mentioned that the grills on the property were unusable. Their response: brand new natural gas grills that are piped in so that residents need only turn a valve...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. Our guests' feedback is the best way for us to know how we are doing. We are sorry you feel we were not accessible. We are not usually off the property but just not always in the office. Most of your party was in my office or at the front palapa every...

Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We recently spent 4 nights at the Double Barr Cottages in Port Aransas. The cottages are rather small, but do offer a separate bedroom with door. The cottage came with a large refrigerator / freezer, full size range, microwave, and sink as well as some dishes to cook with. The property is older and the bathroom was very small. There...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. I am excited to tell you we have remodeled and made the showers larger and brighter. Stay at Double Barr Cottages this year and I'm sure you will love the changes too. Thank you for staying with us.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I got a great last minute deal on the deluxe cottage. The ladies at check in were very nice and helpful. Once we got to the cottage though there were a decent amount of mosquitos inside that we had to continually swat throughout the night. While sleeping though, I didn't get too many bites. The location of this place is...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. Thanks to the Texas rains, mosquitoes have arrived in Port Aransas. The City sprays several times weekly and we spray our property but when going in out of cottages they do their best to get inside. I am glad they were under control by that night. Our wifi extender is not working...

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Customer service was great, they waited for us because we were running late to check in. We were in their trailer rooms, I had told them how many people were with us and they put us in perfect size. Clean, cold, cozy, had full kitchen, rooms were cozy, except our bed had permanent indentation so was uncomfortable about middle of...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Double Barr Cottages. We love being a go-to place for you and your family. We are researching units to replace beds and the trailers are at the top of my list. Next time do not forget to ask about your 2nd location to use the pool. Again thank you for staying with us.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

It looks clean and nice from the street but the cottages are different story. We tried the place because it was pet friendly. I would recommend Island Hotel or even the Shark Reef Resort if you are looking for a pet friendly place to stay in Port A. . Bathroom disgusting -dark showers and lots of hard water build up....

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback after your stay. We do try to let people know the bathrooms/showers are very small. They are classic 1950's boxed 3'x2' tile showers we are researching ways to get more light in those areas. I wish you would have let the office know of the hard water build up and any housekeeping issues you were...

North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The cabins themselves were very clean and a nice size for our family of five. The girls were esp. happy with the bunk beds that they have put in cabin 6 because it allowed them to spread out a little more than the old layout. Unfortunately, putting the bunk beds in required them to take out the old dresser and...

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Patsy W, General Manager at Double Barr Cottages, responded to this review

Come check out Double Barr Cottages this year. We have some exciting upgrades to share.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
15 rentals on 1 acre a short 2 blocks from the beach. Natural gas BBQ pits, lots of outdoor seating, fully equipped kitchens, sleep 4-6 people, boat parking and a lit fish cleaning facility! Pet friendly rentals available for an additional fee. Call for a daily and weekly vacation rates available. Let Double Barr Cottages be your home away from home in Port Aransas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Double Barr Cottages

Address: 415 Ave G, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Price Range: ₹ 7,498 - ₹ 23,142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Double Barr Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Location and quietness is it's only attribute.”
, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you are in Cabin 6, watch out for the bed frame in the private room. Our ankles and toes are still sore!”
CeriseG, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The pizza place next door is AMAZING!!!”
CeriseG, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We stayed at 826 room 2. Not a view of the water from that room so I would try to get the room with balcony next time!”
lisasI569HI, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Do not choose any room here!”
Sam10443, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
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