Holiday Inn Corpus Christi-Emerald Beach

Corpus Christi, USA

1.9 K reviews
Good beach hotel. Close to the beach with easily accessible parking. Fantastic service. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Bar(s)
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Conference Room
1102 South Shoreline Corpus Christi Texas 78401


The hotel comprises a total of 368 rooms. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a bar and a pub. Guests can buy souvenirs at the gift shop. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Available services and facilities include translation services, room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. The standard amenities of most rooms include a balcony. A safe and a desk are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, a plug adapter, an alarm clock and WiFi. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. In the bathrooms, cosmetic products ensure additional comfort. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.


The accommodation features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an indoor pool. Sun loungers provide a great place to sunbathe. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Those wishing to enjoy sports whilst on holiday can enjoy beach volleyball on-site. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy water skiing, jet skiing and banana boat rides. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym and table tennis. A wellness area with a sauna and hydrotherapy applications is available at the establishment.


Guests can choose from a range of snacks and meals including breakfast, lunch or dinner. Gluten-free meals and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. The accommodation also offers snacks.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: VISA, AMEXCO, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Great Access to the beach. Great ocean side. Great location on beach.

    "Beautiful beach." "Beach cleanliness is ok."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Amazing bartender. Good margaritas. Nice bar.

    "Bar is awesome." "Good bar service." "Alcoholic drinks are not the best."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent location. There is plenty of parking. Beach activities on site.

    "Great location." "Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby." "Accessible by car, but parking is a hassle."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Thanks to front office. Amazing bartender. Excellent room service.

    "Friendly bar staff, but poorly rated management." "Service, housekeeping and reception are all fine." "Room service is perfect." "Good shuttle service." "Smooth booking process." "Hotel security can be an issue." "Recreation staff is nice."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Complimentary chocolate cake. Steep steps. Over priced everything.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Acceptable breakfast prices." "Normally priced food." "Free internet."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Outdated furnishings. NO TOILET PAPER. Toilet didn't flush.

    "Standard room overall with standard beds, although quite small with low rated minibars." "Wonderful views but complaints about room maintenance and cleanliness." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Complaints about furnishing, kitchenettes, and A/C." "Adequate balcony." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast can be improved"

    No continental breakfast. No complimentary breakfast. Was cold for breakfast.

    "Breakfast is reasonably priced, but not exceptional."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Dirty mattress. Overall dirty. Carpet dirty.

    "Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean." "Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    No patio. There were NO lounge chairs. No playground.

    "Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds." "Elevator in need of updating." "Adequate terrace."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wi-Fi never worked. Wi-Fi did not work. WiFi was not working.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    There were NO lounge chairs. Dated facilities. Loud music.

    "Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." "Hotel could use some updating." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Awesome for a beach holiday."