South Padre Island hotels

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South Padre Island, TX
May 13 — May 142
South Padre Island, TX
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South Padre Island hotels

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Low season

NovemberCheapest month to stay with an average 30% drop in price.

High season

MayMost expensive month to stay with an average 79% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$94Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$168Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a South Padre Island hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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When to book a hotel in South Padre Island

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Top tips for finding perfect South Padre Island hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in South Padre Island, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in South Padre Island in November and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in South Padre Island if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 10 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your South Padre Island accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in South Padre Island found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $51, while the most expensive was $358.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in South Padre Island for 2 days.
  • If you’re planning to visit South Padre Island with your family, consider staying at the popular Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Beach Resort. The large waterpark has both outdoor and indoor rides and games. It’s also conveniently located right next to the beach and just three miles from the city center.
  • Interested in learning about the area’s geography and wildlife? Choose a hotel near the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, such as the La Quinta Inn & Suites, which is only a three-minute walk away. This nature center has an observation tower, educational information about the city’s local animals and plants, and colorful pathways to explore.
  • For travelers who would like to see a particularly scenic side of South Padre Island, book a hotel near Point Isabel Light. The lighthouse was constructed in 1852 and offers impressive views of the ocean and the city. The Southwind Inn is a budget choice that is only a five-minute walk from the lighthouse.
  • If you would like to spend most of your vacation by the ocean, choose a hotel near one of the Cameron County Beach Access points, such as the Best Western Beachside Inn. The Cameron County Parks beach has public restrooms and shower access.
  • To experience South Padre Island’s nightlife, pick a hotel on Padre Boulevard, like the affordable Blue Bay Inn and Suites. This will put you within short walking distance of the city’s most popular restaurants and bars, including Copa Cabana and Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill.

FAQs when booking a hotel in South Padre Island

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in South Padre Island. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Isla Blanca Park being one of the most popular landmarks in South Padre Island, many travelers enjoy staying close by. Beach Resort at South Padre Island, an IHG Hotel, Peninsula Island Resort & Spa, and Pearl South Padre are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • The average price of a double room in South Padre Island is $310, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $40.

  • Gravity Park is a popular amusement park that offers miniature golf, go-karting, and a variety of games and activities. The South Beach Inn Boutique Beach Motel is a budget option that’s just a short stroll from Gravity Park.

  • The Isla Grand Beach Resort is located less than three minutes on foot from Rockstar Beach, an area where many of South Padre Island’s spring break festivities occur. The La Copa Inn Beach Hotel is less than a five-minute walk to Rockstar Beach and is less than a mile from the Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark.

  • The Pearl South Padre is only a one-minute walk to the beach and offers a summer camp for kids as well as a large on-site pool complex. The Comfort Suites Hotel offers family rooms and is also near the Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. The Hilton Garden Inn is directly beside the ocean and has a large swimming pool, plus bike rentals.

  • The Texas Inn South Padre Island Airport Hotel is located just 3 miles from the airport and offers guests budget accommodation and an outdoor pool. Americas Best Value Inn Brownsville/Padre Island Highway is only 3.8 miles from the airport, also offering a pool on-site.

  • The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in South Padre Island found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $68, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $171. The cheapest room found overall was for $53.

  • Looking to spend the weekend in South Padre Island? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from $206 and 4-star hotels from $423. The cheapest deal overall was for $157 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central South Padre Island districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like South Padre Island city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in South Padre Island?

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Best South Padre Island hotels

Most recommended South Padre Island hotels

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Lighthouse Inn - South Padre Island - Pool
Lighthouse Inn - South Padre Island - Pool
Lighthouse Inn
8.3 Excellent
$131+
$131+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Flamingo Inn - South Padre Island - Bedroom
Flamingo Inn - South Padre Island - Bedroom
Flamingo Inn
8.1 Excellent
$134+
$134+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
The Inn At South Padre - South Padre Island - Bedroom
The Inn At South Padre - South Padre Island - Bedroom
$129+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Suites At Sunchase - South Padre Island - Bar
Suites At Sunchase - South Padre Island - Bar
Suites At Sunchase
7.6 Good
$162+
$162+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Isla Grand Beach Resort - South Padre Island - Pool
Isla Grand Beach Resort - South Padre Island - Pool
$267+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly