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Gladbrook, Iowa
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We showed up the end of Feb. for a few days of relaxation & get away time together. We really enjoyed the staff in the Bar/Dining area, very nice gentleman that certainly catered to their customers, food was good, entertainment in the afternoons was nice--like a Karaoke quality. the scenery from the place is wonderful. We had the 1st room...

4Thank 2Pete1978
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I wanted to love this place! I came to visit my winter Texan family and they bought the room as a surprise since its on the beach! I couldn't wait! If you have any expectations or hopes for a decent room you'll "wanna" look elsewhere. First the room isn't super clean at all and there a note saying any stains...

1Thank Eu725723
Swan Valley, Idaho
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

The bar on the beach is definitely the hub for this time of year. Fun, Friendly people. Management has your back and will bend over backwards to help. Rooms are clean and affordable. We went between Christmas and left New Year's Day. The latter is not recommended as the fireworks at midnight are great!

Thank Mitch S
Boerne, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The Wanna Wanna Inn is a basic, no-frills motel but the good news is that it is right on the beach on the northern end of South Padre Island. Our room (#105) was on the first floor, hidden under the stairs to the second floor. No view at all and small, but adequate and clean; the bathroom was very small....

Thank SusanD55
Magnolia, Texas
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Best quaint clean place on SPI. We been a few times and have no complaints. It's right on the beach and has nice firm beds! Clean little place. Great attentive staff. Will be back. They allow pets and that's what makes this place so perfect. It's popular during lunch with a live entertainer most days.

Thank ernest m
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Just stayed for seven days. Room was clean and cleaned every day. This place is no five star hotel but yet in other ways the best place we have ever stayed. Room 112 is perfect...large room...full kitchen....balcony looking over pool to the beach. Bar and grill great food and drinks. The band pelican trip was awesome. I've read where people...

3Thank willwill2
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This hotel was awful. No water pressure, room wasnt clean,ac dripped everywhere,ABSOLUTELY NO PARKING, if you leave dont expect to repark. Front desk was no help, all they could manage was Im sorry. Was put in an upstairs room, even tho we specified handicap,the door wasnt secure. Overall, it was bad, real bad.

2Thank mindy2944
Paris, Illinois
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Our family of four stayed for five days. We absolutely loved it! Room was clean and comfortable. We stayed in room #102. There is a room air conditioner, and we turned it on when we arrived. It kept the room nice and cool the entire stay. No, it's not the fanciest place in the world, but for going to the...

5Thank parisresale
Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We didn't stay here at Wanna Wanna but had lunch outside with the view of the beach and rented chairs & an umbrella. The staff, atmosphere, and food was good. No complaints at all and will be back during our next vacation.

2Thank daisymae408
Kerrville, Texas
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I booked my room for this inn on February 4th for our trip on May5th for 4 days on a Monday through thursday. I requested two specific rooms upstairs (the end room with the one next door). I was told they had a large group staying the weekend before and they had already booked one of the rooms I wanted...

2Thank rharriss

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Wanna Wanna Inn

Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440 (Formerly Island Inn on the Beach)
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Price Range: ₹ 5,934 - ₹ 14,733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wanna Wanna Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Wanna Wanna Hotel South Padre Island
Wanna South Padre Island
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in South Padre Island
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“small rooms and clean but you don't spend much time in the room on the gulf!!”
 of 5 bubbles 454kenh, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“request a room away from the bar and restaurante”
 of 5 bubbles travelandycwt, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you like quiet stay away from the front rooms as they are closer to the live band that plays till 12”
 of 5 bubbles NRGswim, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor only if you want a ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles monroe91, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Good luck with that :) Have only been in the 1 room--2nd floor would probably be nicer because of the view of water is better, but the steps are kind of steep up to that floor--so lugging suitcases may not be so easy.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Pete1978, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
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