We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

A Laughing Horse Lodge

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Port Aransas
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
A Laughing Horse Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

470 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 468: English reviews
Start your review of A Laughing Horse Lodge
 Click to rate
Orange Grove, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived before the rest of our party for Spring Break so we stayed in an efficiency for a night that was perfect size for hubby and I. Next day moved into a 3bdrm that was just as lovely and had lots of room. Kids enjoyed bunk beds and lots of towels provided. We had a trailer with a golf...

Thank rjsantos65
San Antonio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose 'Crazy Horse' and found it to be ideal for what our get away vision was. Semi-private patio provided a place for yoga, game night, reading, and getting all our jabbering out of our systems before going home to the husbands. Truthfully the refrigerator/freezer needs a new life. Walking distance (could be measured in yards) to Shells Seafood &...

Thank focusednomad
A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a month in cottage 3a. We'd like to thank everyone working at the lodge for being so nice and for providing us with such clean accommodations. We enjoyed our stay. We stayed somewhere else a couple years ago that wasn't as well kept and didn't launder the towels or bedding for if you stayed more than a couple...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Cottage was practical for our stay. Room only used to sleep,eat and shower..N0 entertaining. Great dog friendly place with great location... Check out their web site, it says it all. Nothing fancy but practical.

1Thank llezzekd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The cottage was exactly what we expected and we really enjoyed our stay. These are older buildings, so are not going to be perfect, but are well maintained, very cute and unique. We had privacy, a nice outdoor patio and were very close to both the beach and town. Our cottage was also very clean. Beds were comfortable - nice...

1Thank k2865
Mankato, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Port Aransas for a few days in December. Room is nothing fancy and we found it to be practical, clean and quiet. Small kitchenette available if needed. Beach is a short 2 block stroll away. Flat screen TV and free WIFI. Dog friendly, perfect place if you are traveling with your fur babies.

1Thank Mary S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My wife and I wanted a pet friendly place near the beach to stay on our recent trip to Port Aransas, and booked two nights at the Laughing Horse. The rates and pet policy and fee were very reasonable and it is about two blocks from the beach. We booked one of their smaller rooms, 1A, and while we enjoyed...

1Thank 257mcollins
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We had never been before. Have stayed in a variety of different rentals in the past from hotels to motels to condos in the area. We had driven by many times and always intrigued. We especially liked the fact that dogs are welcome. We stayed in unit 7 with 4 people (2 adults and 2 kids) and 3 dogs. It...

1Thank Robert S
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The prices are very reasonable for a fun, older motel near the beach. Lots of colorful, quirky, fun cottages and the staff are wonderful. The motel is right across the street from one of the best seafood restaurants in Port A. Highly recommend!

Thank RonM855
San Antonio, TX
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stayed at LHL Oct 27 - Oct 30, 2016. We stayed in cabin 14 The Ranch House. What a cool place. Everything was great. The A/C worked well, the beds were comfy, as always, everything worked. The beach is only 2 blocks and this was great, while I drove my 85 year old mom to the beach daily, the rest...

Thank Copperpennies

86 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (80)
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Family/Play Areas (2)
Room/Suite (15)
Bathroom (1)
View from Room (7)
Dining (2)
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Other (40)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (6)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Port Aransas hotels
0.1 km away
#1 of 19 in Port Aransas
771 reviews
2.0 km away
Island Hotel Port Aransas
Island Hotel Port Aransas
#3 of 19 in Port Aransas
428 reviews
1.3 km away
Plantation Suites
Plantation Suites
#5 of 19 in Port Aransas
333 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.7 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Port Aransas
0.2 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Aransas / Beach Area
3.2 km away
Days Inn Port Aransas TX
Days Inn Port Aransas TX
#4 of 19 in Port Aransas
453 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Laughing Horse Lodge is a fun, kitchy, beach style, dog friendly Port Aransas fishing village property. We have 18 units of various configurations from efficiencies and kitchenettes to two bedroom free standing cottages with covered patios. We are not a condo or standard motel but are a unique 1950's place updated with colorful rooms and buildings. If you are ready for a fun beach experience, come on down!!!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Laughing Horse Lodge

Address: 503 East Avenue G at 11th Street, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Port Aransas
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A Laughing Horse Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
a Laughing Horse Hotel Port Aransas
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from A Laughing Horse Lodge staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from A Laughing Horse Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We were in A1 on the road, no traffic noise at night, great people watching with morning coffee on front porch.”
 of 5 bubbles llezzekd, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are small but clean & cozy.”
 of 5 bubbles rcb49, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“book early, pets catered to.”
 of 5 bubbles 39irenel, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The small rooms are really small, but okay for 2 persons and a small pet”
 of 5 bubbles annahP4961FF, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any are fine- all share the same basic space. If you don't love dogs this is not your place.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneM500, 30 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5