Holiday Inn Kemah (Near Boardwalk)

805 Harris Ave, Kemah, TX 77565 US near Exit 23 on I-45 (~6.3mi)
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3.0 Star Lake Hotel Near Kemah Boardwalk
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09/19/2020 - 09/20/2020
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Summary of Verified Reviews

86
Very Good

Summary of 597 verified reviews

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Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good family hotel. Great location. Beautiful beach."

Location

95/100
97 reviews

"Great location and easy parking." Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby.

Beach

94/100
49 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

82/100
109 reviews

"Service professional and friendly except at the restaurant."

Room

73/100
109 reviews

"Spacious rooms. Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and A/C." Average view. Shower can be a problem.

Value

57/100
28 reviews

"Fairly good value for money. High priced breakfast."

Food

47/100
38 reviews

"Food could be better."

Breakfast

44/100
24 reviews

"Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."

WiFi

22/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Pool

20/100
17 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Bar

15/100
15 reviews

"Bar could improve."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good restaurants & bars in the area. Fantastic service."

Location

95/100
22 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Beach

94/100
13 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

86/100
26 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

70/100
26 reviews

"Rooms are clean and decent overall with okay beds."

Value

59/100
7 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Food

45/100
10 reviews

"Food could be better."

Breakfast

44/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

WiFi

24/100
5 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Pool

20/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Clean hotel facilities. Nice building."

Location

96/100
13 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Beach

91/100
5 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

81/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

68/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Breakfast

41/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good family hotel. Great location. Beautiful beach."

Location

95/100
97 reviews

"Great location and easy parking." Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby.

Beach

94/100
49 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

82/100
108 reviews

"Service professional and friendly except at the restaurant."

Room

74/100
107 reviews

"Clean, large rooms with decent views." Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Value

57/100
28 reviews

"Fairly good value for money. High priced breakfast."

Food

47/100
38 reviews

"Food could be better."

Breakfast

44/100
24 reviews

"Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."

WiFi

22/100
8 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Pool

20/100
17 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Bar

15/100
15 reviews

"Bar could improve."

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from families.

"Clean rooms. Good restaurants & bars in the area."

Location

95/100
22 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Beach

94/100
13 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

86/100
25 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

70/100
24 reviews

"Rooms are clean and decent overall with okay beds."

Value

59/100
7 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Food

45/100
10 reviews

"Food could be better."

Breakfast

44/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

WiFi

24/100
5 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Pool

20/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Clean hotel facilities. Nice building."

Location

96/100
13 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Beach

91/100
5 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

81/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

68/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Breakfast

41/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

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Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Kemah (Near Boardwalk)

Tripadvisor Traveler Rating:
Value
Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
141
Very Good
93
Average
24
Poor
5
Terrible
17
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Recent Reviews:
mse426
California
Trip type:
Business
Disappointed In Texas
Mar 19, 2020
I along with a couple of co-workers stayed at this property a couple of years ago and had a good experience. The location is fantastic with plenty of excellent restaurants... more »
DJC824
Humble, Texas
Very nice room
Aug 25, 2019
I was very pleased with the look of the room. Very clean and nice decor. Wish I would have saw how cheap room service was! Breakfast was like $10 bucks... more »
danirose2
League City, Texas
Anniversary Celebration
Aug 11, 2019
Perfectly located next to the Kemah Boardwalk. The rooms were great. Love how they have redone the bathrooms to have a walk in shower. Customer service was great and the... more »
Kathi B
Houston, Texas
Boardwalk Area Beauty
Jul 9, 2019
We had so much fun visiting the Kemah Boardwalk and staying at the Holiday Inn. This location is awesome. Lots of really fun restaurants with live music within walking distance... more »
ChristopherY_13
Trip type:
Couples
Great place to stay
Jun 17, 2019
Location is good. Target, Walmart, Home Depot and many dining options nearby. And of course the Kemah Boardwalk within walking distance. Room is spacious, the two queen beds we asked... more »
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Property Description

With a stay at Holiday Inn Kemah (Near Boardwalk) in Kemah (Clear Lake Shores), you'll be a 1-minute drive from Kemah Boardwalk and 6 minutes from Clear Lake. This hotel is 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from Johnson Space Center - NASA and 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from Space Center Houston.

Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's bar/lounge, Sidelines Bar and Grill, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 128 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kemah Lighthouse District - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Kemah School House - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Kemah Lighthouse - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Kemah Boardwalk - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Deep Hole Park - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Clear Lake - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Bayside Park - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Houston Methodist Clear Lake - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Clear Lake Park - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Nassau Bay Peninsula Wildlife Park - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Butler Longhorn Museum - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Dr. Ned & Fay Dudney Nature Center - 8 km / 5 mi
El Jardin Del Mar - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Helen's Garden - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
West Bay Common School Children's Museum - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) - 35.9 km / 22.3 mi
Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field) - 28.3 km / 17.6 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Kemah (Near Boardwalk) is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Kemah? This hotel has facilities measuring 2200 square feet (204 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Green Sustainability

This hotel recycles and purchases environmental friendly when possible. We also encourage our guest to do the same.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Outdoor pool
  • Uncovered parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Banquet hall
  • Ballroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Conference space size (meters) - 204
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 128
  • Number of floors - 5
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Business center
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Bar/lounge
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2200
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

Hobby Houston - 23 miles Taxi- $50 one way Bush - 50 miles Taxi-$50 one way

Local Shuttle Info: no shuttle

Breakfast Information

On site restaurant "Sideline's Bar & Grill" open now for breakfast daily and dinner. Featuring a tasty menu and daily specials. Bar is open at 5PM S/M/T/W/Th and closes at 11PM. Bar is open at 3PM Friday and Saturday and closes at 1AM or if no patrons at 11PM.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

no pets allowed

Parking Info

Self park is complimentary. Extra parking located just outside the hotel gates as well.

Internet / WiFI

Enjoy complimentary Wi Fi in your guest room and throughout the hotel.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 12 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Social distancing measures are in place.

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

About Holiday Inn

  • Full-service hotel offering three different experiences: Holiday Inn Express ideal for the business traveler, Holiday Inn Resorts for family fun and relaxation, and the Holiday Inn Club Vacations, suitable for family and friends with spacious accommodations
  • Offering comfort and family-oriented service, children stay and eat free at Holiday Inn properties
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Restaurants and bars on-site with good food and drinks for all ages
  • Indoor or Outdoor swimming pools based on location
  • Great exercise facilities
  • Based on select properties, Holiday Inn's The Hub is the perfect entertainment spot and gaming area with a media lounge, fire pits, etc.

The Holiday Inn highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality and Projections at Holiday Inn Kemah

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Kemah

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 20.4% in the month of January 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $179 in the month of March 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Kemah in a month when rates are lower.