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8 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We have always enjoyed Clayton's while visiting SPI as Winter Texans. Knowing this my daughter gave us a gift certificate for Christmas. First of all, whomever mailed the certificate didn't get the address right...just put a zip code with no town.. This made the certificate come after Christmas. Secondly to our surprise the certificate states you can't purchase alcohol with... More 

Thank Roseyf51
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We have visited Claytons' twice now. It is the best spot to watch the fireworks at. The place is huge, and there has been live music both times that we have gone. When the fireworks are over take walk along the beach. Fabulous just Fabulous!

Thank Kay L
Independence, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We had heard all the hype about this place and the only truth was the bar is on the beach. We went for lunch & the beach view and were terribly disappointed with the food and service. I ordered tacos and expected cheese on them but there was no cheese or any seasoning on them at all. I went to... More 

3 Thank daisymae408
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

The deck is beautiful and huge, seating area is nice and drinks/beer/food are standard beach bar fare. The problem is that there are just too many people, not enough parking, not enough bartenders and the place doesn't quite know it's niche yet. We went for a recent concert and the logistics were terrible and the crowd obnoxious. For a place... More 

1 Thank treyepp
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330 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

They are right on the beach with a great ocean view. The menu is limited but it good. The staff is friendly, albeit very busy. I was there in the late afternoon to evening hrs just after Spring Break and was better able to see their new expansion. It will almost double the already huge observation deck. Loved it.

1 Thank jvboyle
Romeo, Michigan
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172 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

This place is a huge venue with a nice stage and plenty of deck seating, as well as hundreds of feet of beachfront. This is a hip place with good drinks that aren't too expensive, and plenty of people watching. Nice bar area with plenty of staff so the lines are not bad, and they attract plenty of celebrities for... More 

1 Thank InspireMI
Fort Worth, Texas
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29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

closing in oct. 2012 for updating which it needs and reopens in march 2013 so I was told, beware of band noise on fri./sat. nights can get really loud. location is great and hotel is quiet during the day and nice beach bar and rest. part of the hotel but does block beach view

Thank Steve D
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

If you like staying in places with a little character then this is a must stay. Lydia, the manager, is very friendly and helpful. We loved the place, but for us the noise level from the band next door was just too much (Fri til1pm, Sat til 2pm). But, Lydia was great and refunded us for our Saturday stay so... More 

1 Thank Danispangler
Dallas, Texas
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183 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

Clayton's Resort is a cool touch of a bygone era (1950's), an iconic-looking property on the beach on South Padre Island. It's a small property with 10 rooms, reasonably priced, in a good location on the beach. Rooms are nice, bathrooms a memory of the past. Ours included original blue toilet and sink. Two things to be aware of: there... More 

1 Thank Warren B
Houston, Texas
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81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Our family recently rented the entire resort for a reunion and it was great! The rooms are cute, some with original bathrooms and fixtures. My only complaint is the amount of traffic that cuts through the resort to get to the restaurant and beach. They need to gate the front entrance and have better security at the boardwalk gate. We... More 

1 Thank Staci T

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Additional Information about Claytons Resort

Address: 6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > South Padre Island
Hotel Class:3 star — Claytons Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Claytons Hotel South Padre Island
Claytons Resort South Padre Island, Texas
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“Clayton's is not a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 465kayl, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Room 6 is the large and very private with 2 queens beds and a sitting area. Room 1 is also very large with the only "view" of the beach- the deck is RIGHT THERE. Room 7 is small and new with a large walk-in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles StaciT126, 12 Jul 2012 | Read review
“I was in room #1 which is closest to the beach and has glass on two sides. It has a love seat and couch too.”
 of 5 bubbles Bradb1108, 20 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Room 1 and 11 have sitting areas and thus are larger. Room 1 has been updated and has a slightly better view of the Gulf, although the Bar and deck essentially block all the rooms. Room 11 is closer to the beach and the Bar, and probably a little quieter because a solid wall on the bar blocks some sound.”
 of 5 bubbles Cowboy0, 25 May 2012 | Read review
“Book two rooms. Room 1 and room 2 - connected. King, two queens, sofa, dining table, two bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KateO450, 13 May 2012 | Read review
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