Gulf Coast

Hotels in Gulf Coast

All 42 rooms at this marina-front property have new beds, furnishings, and a fresh coat of paint. In-room fridges and microwaves are great family amenities, as are complimentary WiFi and the continental breakfast. Guests are also within walking distance of local restaurants and shops.

This historic inn, a wood-paneled building with white plantation shutters and long, lazy porches, has nautical-themed rooms with charming seashell patterned bedspreads. The beach is a few blocks away, and you can take a dip in the garden swimming pool.

There are three cozy bedrooms at this 1881 Victorian, painted a cheerful yellow and located a few blocks from the water. If you catch Rockport on a rare rainy day, borrow a book from the well-stocked library and camp out on the covered front porch.

You’ll have total privacy at this Spanish hacienda-style house, built in the early 1900s. Elegantly arched doorways link the two bedrooms and common spaces; outside, a large patio is shaded in tropical foliage.

Choose one of three rooms with iron bedframes, antique mahogany pieces, and free WiFi in this two-story Victorian house, originally built in 1871. Common spaces like the parlor and dining room have original stained glass windows.

Rooms with spacious balconies overlook the ocean at this iconic South Padre hotel. Grab a cocktail at the pool’s swim-up bar, surrounded by royal palms. If tired muscles need kneading, head to the spa for a massage.

Six rooms, all loaded with personality—there’s a Safari Suite and the Ranch House, for example—have access to this B&B’s tropical grounds and large swimming pool.

There are 23 cabins—many with fireplaces, Jacuzzis, iPod docking stations and full kitchens—dotting this 90-acre ranch. Pools and mini-golf keep the kids entertained.

The owner of this B&B, Bonnie Rodriguez, is a patron of Amarillo’s art scene, so her 1920s house is full of original works by local artists.

You’ll find convivial hosts, frilly furnishings, and reasonable rates at the Victorian inn, set among rose gardens and grape arbors.

Near the center of the Strand Historic District, and with an elegant portico entrance and a four-story atrium lobby with palm trees and glass elevators, the European-style hotel has 119 rooms and suites, each with Victorian styling, enamel and wrought-iron beds, black and white furnishings, and m