Located about a 5-minute drive from Corpus Christi's city centre and a 1-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 37 on-ramp, the Days Inn Corpus Christi Near Downtown is geared towards travellers who require a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and hair dryer. Microwaves and mini-fridges are available upon request, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, meeting space, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking, a free breakfast and on-site dining at Milpas Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Up to two pets less than 30 lbs each are permitted per room for $15 per pet, per day.
The USS Lexington and Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) can both be found about 9 minutes away by car, while Saxet Center 2 offers shopping a 2-minute drive away. Buccaneer Stadium is roughly a 5-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets under 30 lbs $15/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 9, 2013)
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's rates, location and rooms.
Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates. They were described as economical, inexpensive, cheap and low.
The hotel's location was convenient for several of the hotel's guests. They found it close to highway access, the airport, downtown Corpus Christi, restaurants and the beach.
Some lodgers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as spacious, clean and well equipped. Some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
Guest critiques sourced for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms.
Although some reviewers found their rooms to be spacious and clean, several guests were disappointed with their lodgings. They reported poor Wi-Fi signals, dated and worn decor and fixtures, uncomfortable beds, cleaning issues, broken front door locks and musty odours.
guest reviews rated the hotel 2.4 out of 5 with a 57% recommendation rate from 155 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 2.2 out of 5 from 98 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #68 of 81 Corpus Christi hotels with an average rating of 2 out of 5 from 65 reviews.
The author called the hotel on December 9, 2013 to verify some information.