"Nice hotel. The coffee shop in the hotel was great. The room was a little older but it was clean. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 23 Mar 2015

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Hotel Description

Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront puts you in the heart of Corpus Christi, within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Art Museum of South Texas and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free continental breakfast.

You can enjoy TVs with satellite channels, and all 199 rooms feature free WiFi, free local calls, and hair dryers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Limited housekeeping is available.

The coffee shop, Downtown Coffee, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. 17000 square feet (1579 square meters) of event facilities include 8 meeting rooms and conference space. Other amenities include a nightclub, free WiFi in public areas, and a coffee shop/café. Free breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 9 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this Corpus Christi hotel include USS Lexington Museum on the Bay and Texas State Aquarium.

Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 1.5 out of 5.0
1 out of 5

Roach city

Pros: Leaving
Cons: Tear the place down start all over
Location: it was ok
Very dirty, roaches everywhere, ac unit ready to fall off.. PLEASE DO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A FAVOR AND DON'T STAY HERE....and they are gonna charge you for everything ....2 towels per room...parking 10 dollars a day ....it was just BAD

Posted by , from south texas on Aug 10, 2017

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1 out of 5

Close to the beach

The hotel staff was rude (including the front desk manager) they checked us in an hour late. We reserved 2 rooms, and they gave us our room numbers, when we went to check out they said that we were in different room as if it was our fault they made a mistake. They don't have enough staff for summertime never going back to that hotel!!!!

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017

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2 out of 5

Fourth of July Visit

The place was okay for the price. We had to pay extra for parking and for extra towels. Our room's window faced the parking lot. I did like being able to keep an eye on my vehicle. I had trouble using their wifi and gave up. The place was simple and comfortable. It gave me a feeling of going back in time because of the way it looked. It almost seemed as if we were experiencing a piece of the past.

Posted by , from San Antonio, TX on Jul 6, 2017

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2 out of 5

What a shame

This was once a very nice hotel. Years and lack of maintenance and cleaning are taking a toll. The bathroom was dirty, roaches crawling around, beds were hard and the window unit AC was insufficient to cool the room.

Posted by , from TX on Jun 9, 2017

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1 out of 5

Bayfront critters by the beach

When we arrived the staff was very welcoming and informed us of the various tourist attractions. The exterior and interior of the hotel you can see was very old and needed renovations. Once we were checked in we headed straight to our room. There we were greeted by a family of roaches that were already dead, but it appears as though the housekeeping staff forget to pick them up on the way out. I immediately went back downstairs and informed the staff about the problem. Housekeeping quickly took care of the situation, but no guest wants to see this entering their room especially for the amount of money that was spent on an outdated, roach infested hotel. Even the public restroom on the first floor had roaches. I will never stay at the Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront hotel again. The staff was plesant and attentive but I'm not paying for extra roommate critters. In addition, I was unable to receive a refund on the extra guest fee since my friend was sick and unable to make it. Considering what I had to encounter in my room I should have been at least compensated for this fee. My trip to Corpus Christi was awesome but my accommodations were horrible I was not a happy camper at this hotel.

Posted by , from Humble on May 30, 2017

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1 out of 5

Worst hotel!

Croaches everywhere!!! We changed room 3 times! We do not recommend this hotel never!

Posted by , from tx on Oct 10, 2016

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1 out of 5
First room had a leaking ceiling watering all over the bathroom floor was moved to a second room saw a roach in the bathroom reserved a king bed with a view and got neither will not be using Travelocity again

Posted by , from Texas on Jul 23, 2016

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2 out of 5

Not the corpus memory you want

This is a very run down hotel. Rough crowd hanging around outside. Bright spot was the lady at the desk. She tried to make me feel welcome.

Posted by , from north texas on Jul 14, 2016

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3 out of 5

Older Hotel

Pros: Location and parking
Cons: Remodeling
Location: Walk by the marina and waterfront.
Older hotel but located close to the marina and waterfront. Room was by an exit so noisy people at 5 am. Probably the best price for location but hotel needs remodeling. Ac was not able to keep up with rising sun on the windows in June.

Posted by , from Houston on Jul 12, 2016

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2 out of 5

Hot, ugly, dirty

We checked in expecting to have a fridge and microwave. Neither were in the room. Tons of empty nice rooms we walked by daily with full amenities. We had to ask for a shower curtain and the tv to be repaired. We chose this hotel for convenience and parking with fridge. There was an additional charge for parking daily that was supposed to be included so the actual price of the stay is higher than listed. If you like cereal or a bagel for breakfast they have it and Luke warm water at best with no coffee or tea pot in the room. The pool area is in disrepair. Although non smoking good luck making your way thru the smokers at the entrance. Also there is an extra charge if you want a full cleaning of your room so I passed based on how dirty the room was upon arrival. We will not be returning to this hotel.

Posted by , from San Antonio, Tx on Jul 12, 2016

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About the Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront

Location 601 N Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 17000 square feet (1579 square meters) and includes conference space. An outdoor pool, a nightclub, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. Parking is available for a fee. This Corpus Christi hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 199 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 5 conference rooms
  • 17000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1579 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1970
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Corpus Christi, TX (CRP-Corpus Christi Intl.) (15.1 km / 9.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront offers 199 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in April 2014.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9 AM.

Downtown Coffee - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours.

Nearby Activities

Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront has a large outdoor pool and a small fitness room on the second floor.

The hotel is located one block from Corpus Christi Bay and about three miles from Corpus Christi Beach. Tennis courts and golf courses are within five miles of the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 5 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This hotel's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is in Corpus Christi will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 15.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 25.00
  • Weekly housekeeping provided; additional cleaning fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.