OverviewLocated along Highway 358 in south Corpus Christi, the Embassy Suites Hotel Corpus Christi is suitable for business or leisure travellers who prefer an all-suite hotel with extended kitchen amenities, easy highway access and a free breakfast.
*Please note this hotel will be undergoing outdoor renovations through December 2013.
This hotel has 150 air-conditioned suites, each offering a separate bedroom, a living area with a sofa or sofabed, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a wet bar, a desk, a free weekday newspaper, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Suites with an additional bathroom and bedroom are also available, as are suites with wheelchair accessibility.
In-room Wi-Fi is an additional $10 per day and pets are not permitted at this hotel.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness facilities, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, a video arcade room, guest laundry facilities, a gift shop, a free cooked-to-order breakfast, a complimentary evening reception and free self-parking. Oasis Fare Restaurant is located on site and serves lunch and dinner daily.
Corpus Christi Beach is a 13-minute drive north, while Hurricane Alley Waterpark is a 14-minute drive north. Pueblo Park Mall can be found roughly a 5-minute walk away. Texas A and M University - Corpus Christi is about a 12-minute drive eastward and Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) is a 20-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $10, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 18, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, breakfast and rooms.
Numerous guests praised the hotel's staff, finding them to be professional, friendly and accommodating.
The hotel's made to order breakfast was the source of many compliments by reviewers, who described it as great, wonderful and outstanding. One guest remarked, "Breakfast was made to order and free which is amazing...good omelettes and nice pancake buffet lines with all sorts of options".
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's accommodations, describing their rooms as clean, quiet, well equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds and pillows. It should be noted, however, that a few guests had complaints about their rooms (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and construction.
While the majority of reviewers praised their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few lodgers had complaints. They reported an inefficient in-room air-conditioning unit, small-sized rooms, no bathtub (shower only) and traffic noise.
As mentioned in the hotel's overview, this hotel is undergoing outdoor construction through December 2013. While the majority of reviewers reported that the construction did not affect their stay, a few guests had complaints. They reported noisy conditions, dust and dirt in and around the hotel, and mentioned the hotel's parking lot was being used for materials that limited the spaces available.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with an 87% recommendation rate from 413 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 226 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #26 out of 80 Corpus Christi hotels with a 3.5 out of 5 average rating from 88 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 18, 2013 to verify some information.