OverviewLocated just off Interstate 37 and about a 10-minute drive from Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP), the Travelodge Corpus Christi Airport is suitable for car and air travellers who require an economical hotel with a free breakfast, a free airport shuttle and on-site dining.
This hotel has 164 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king bed or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a jetted tub are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, fitness facilities, a tennis court, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, a games room, guest laundry facilities, vending machines, free parking and a free continental breakfast. A free airport shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for scheduling details). Pet-friendly rooms are available for a $50 deposit and and an additional $10 per pet, per night.
Tacolodge Bar and Grill is located on the premises and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Saxet Center 2 offers shopping about a 5-minute drive east, while the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History can be found roughly a 10-minute drive northeastward. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a 20-minute drive southeast and Corpus Christi Beach is a 9-minute drive northeast of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $50 deposit + $10/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 26, 2013)
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses to the hotel's staff, value and rooms.
Numerous reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received, and found the staff to be professional, friendly and accommodating. One guest remarked, "Mr. Shah put me in one of his best rooms because 'I want you to be happy.' He genuinely cares about his guests, as did the desk clerk. Everyone I met at the hotel was super kind and friendly".
The hotel was found to provide good value by many guests, who described the rates as reasonable, affordable, value priced and great. One patron claimed, "No other hotels in the area with similar amenities for this price".
Some lodgers complimented their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, quiet and well equipped, with comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that some reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's accommodations (see below).
Guest critiques showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms and breakfast.
While some guests found their rooms to be spacious and well equipped, some reviewers had complaints about the hotel's accommodations. They reported cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms, dated decor, worn carpet and fixtures, cleaning issues, plumbing issues, inefficient AC and poor Wi-Fi signals.
The hotel's breakfast was a source of disappointment for a few reviewers. They reported a limited variety of food, food that was either too cold or too warm, and found that items were not replenished in a timely fashion.
guest reviews rated the hotel 3 out of 5 with a 62% recommendation rate from 180 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #43 out of 80 Corpus Christi hotels with a 3 out of 5 average rating from 123 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.3 out of 10 from 38 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 26, 2013 to verify some information.