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Welcome to the Historic Best Western Corpus Christi!

All rooms have a view of the bay and marina at our Corpus Christi hotel, a favorite getaway for couples, families and those passing through the Lone Star State.

If you want a hotel near the bay in Corpus Christi, our property combines a superior location with affordable rates and genuine southern hospitality. We are within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and nightlife, so you don't need to worry about parking or navigating new streets. Your Best Western Corpus Christi is designed and managed with convenience and comfort in mind.

There are not many pet-friendly hotels in Corpus Christi, but we know that your four-legged friend is part of the family and everyone is welcome. Within driving distance to golf and beaches, there is no shortage of fun activities nearby. We are located in the heart of downtown, so going on walks is simple and the cool, spacious rooms are more than large enough for all. When you are looking for hotels in Corpus Christi that can accommodate the whole family, depend on us to be your home away from home.

The Selena Memorial, American Bank Center® and USS Lexington are all just a quick walk from our Corpus Christi hotel. Visit the WWI sites or the aquarium for a family-friendly trip with a dose of culture. Free Wi-Fi, and a top floor lounge with amazing views will be waiting when you return. All rooms have views of the marina, and there is always plenty of free parking.

That hot breakfast with waffles, 100% Arabica coffee and other favorites is especially enjoyed by business travelers. Employees of Citgo®, Shell® Corporation, Flint Hills® and Valero® are just a few of the regular guests at our Corpus Christi hotel. Whether it is business or pleasure that brings you to town, you deserve to be treated to luxury bedding and top amenities.

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.30 mile(s) from American Bank
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Education Service Center, Region 2
  • 0.20 mile(s) from IRS offices
  • 0.20 mile(s) from AEP - Eleltrical
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Merrill Lynch Offices
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Flint Hills
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Valero
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Bank of America
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Federal Courthouse
  • 0.20 mile(s) from County Courthouse
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Chirstus Spohn Health
  • 0.50 mile(s) from RFTS, Refinery Terminal Fire Company
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Texas A&M, Texas A&M School
  • 0.20 mile(s) from CVB


  • 0.00 mile(s) from Corpus Christi Marina, A fairly easy location to find, as the marina is located in downtown Corpus Christi. Public restrooms are located on the Coopers Alley L-Head. Visiting yacht club members can use Corpus Christi Yacht Club’s reciprocity policy, and have access to warm showers, and great dining.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Selena Memorial, Selena Quintanilla-Perez (1971 – 1995) was an acclaimed Corpus Christi Tejano singer whose life and music touched those in the community and around the world. Known as the ‘Queen of Tejano Music,’ Selena’s legacy lives through her music and her memorial. She has inspired many books, a movie, and other creative works.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from U.S.S. Lexington, Travel back in time aboard the famous U.S.S. Lexington. Featuring a flight simulator and on-board movies at the 3D Mega Theater, your visit to this World War II naval aircraft carrier will be anything but ordinary. Explore dark corridors and colossal compartments while gathering interesting facts during a self-guided tour. One afternoon will provide a humbling glimpse of what it’s like to live and serve aboard this marvel of the sea.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Texas State Aquarium®, Let yourself be carried away into the deep blue water during an enchanting visit to the Texas State Aquarium®. Located on North Beach, this stunning complex is home to fascinating sea creatures of all kinds. A day at the aquarium is a surefire way to keep your youngest explorers engaged and excited. Plunge into an ocean adventure you won’t soon forget.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Hurricane Alley Waterpark, Corpus Christi’s first family waterpark, made landfall Spring 2012! The eight acre waterpark is unique in many ways, with its location being the most unique feature. Hurricane Alley is located directly beside Whataburger® Field, home of the Corpus Christi Hooks-the AA affiliate for the Houston Astros®, and will not only be Corpus Christi’s first family waterpark, but will also be the first waterpark to ever be integrated into a professional baseball stadium! The park will share a common area with the stadium, enabling a waterpark experience unlike any offered at other parks.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Old Concrete Street, Pavilion shows: All seating for Pavilion shows is general admission. Outside chairs are not allowed in the venue. Chairs are rented inside the park for most events. MAIN STAGE SHOWS: Seating is divided into three areas at Concrete Street. Reserved Main Floor: This area will always be the premier seating. Depending on the type of show, the seating in this area may vary. For “reserved seating” shows, this area will be controlled and will only be accessible by “reserved seating” ticket holders. Festival Seating Area: This area of the amphitheater floor is general admission and patrons may stand, rent chairs or bring blankets. There is no price difference between this area and the lawn seats and patrons may travel freely to either area. Lawn Seating: There is a six foot high berm that runs around the perimeter of the arena floor. Lawn seating is for general admission ticket holders. For More Information: 361-884-8085 ext. 11
  • 0.34 mile(s) from American Bank Center®, The American Bank Center®, formerly the Bayfront Plaza, is Corpus Christi's premier venue for conventions, sports, concerts and the performing arts. Located within the 500,000 square-foot American Bank Center® complex are a state-of-the-art convention center, the 10,500-seat American Bank Center® Arena and the 2,526-seat American Bank Center® Selena Auditorium. Recently renovated in November 2004, the American Bank Center® Convention Center features 76,500 sq. ft. of easily accessible exhibit space in its main exhibit hall. Twenty-two (22) separate breakout rooms, a 25,000 sq. ft. banquet hall and 20,000 sq.ft. Bayview Ballroom are all conveniently contained within the convention center complex. All rooms are phone-Internet ready with either hardwire CAT-6 connections and/or wireless Internet. The convention center has served more than 115,000 people since October 2004.
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Federal Courthouse
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Cole Park, Set along Ocean Drive in downtown Corpus Christi, Cole Park boasts incredible views of Corpus Christi Bay as its backdrop. An outdoor amphitheater hosts free concerts each year from June - August with a line-up featuring a variety of music on Thursdays at sunset and a cinema series from June - September on Fridays. The 43 acre park also includes a lighted fishing pier, a large children's playground with open and shaded picnic tables.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Whataburger® Field, The home of the Corpus Christi Hooks, Whataburger® Field, tabbed by Minor League News as the best venue in North America over the last two seasons, is located near the Solomon P. Ortiz Center at the Port of Corpus Christi. The stadium features many "family friendly" amenities, including the Driscoll Children's Hospital Kids Zone, an interactive playground, the Stripes Diamond, a magnificent baseball field scaled down to youth baseball standards, a SportCourt basketball playing surface, a rock wall, the APEX Pool and Spa and Kieschnick's Korner, a covered area great for groups and pre-game functions.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Art Museum - South Texas, Visit the Art Museum of South Texas, where culture and art merge to form a striking display of creative freedom and beauty. Offering diverse exhibits featuring local and national artists and also a variety of classes, lectures and performances, the Art Museum of South Texas is a wonderful place to tour during a leisurely afternoon around downtown Corpus Christi.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Museum of Science & History, Step aboard an authentic reproduction of Columbus’ ship Pinta at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History. Tour the oldest shipwreck that was found nearby in the Gulf of Mexico and share the adventures of early explorers as you stroll among treasures from word-famous shipwrecks.
  • 25 mile(s) from Padre Island National Seashore, Behold one of nature’s finest creations during an outing to the Padre Island National Seashore. Covering 130,000 acres, this spectacular expanse remains home to the largest remaining natural barrier island in the world. The Padre Island National Seashore hosts a variety of wildlife such as birds and sea turtles. Relax along the sparkling shores, hunt for seashells, play in the surf and most importantly, enjoy the beautiful gifts of Corpus Christi.
  • 15 mile(s) from Botonical Gardens, For a delightful fusion of beauty, nature and art visit the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center. Experience a variety of attractive garden creations such as roses, tropical flowers and 2,500 different orchids. Surround yourself with the tranquil and fragrant atmosphere of this unique South Texas garden.
  • 0.00 mile(s) from Friday Art Walk, First Friday - Artwalk. Beginning at La Retama Park. The Downtown Management District (DMD) brings together 11 Galleries, 60 plus businesses, plus a chance to win free art, mixed in with talented artists, music and refreshments. Ride the DTown tram (free) with on-board entertainment to experience the true spirit of ArtWalk or take the RTA Art Walk Express to see the artistic influences beyond the central downtown area. Free entry to Art Museum of South Texas – Museum of Science & History – Asian Cultures Museum. Free kids activities are in La Retama Park.


  • GrandView Lounge, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Enjoy our daily drink specials and happy hour while looking over Corpus Christi's beautiful marina through our breath taking panoramic view.
  • Blimpie American Subs, on premises, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Opened 7 days a week offering sub sandwiches, salads, pizzas, fresh and made to order.
  • Surf City Squeeze, on premises, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Opened 7 days a week offering smoothies, slushes, fresh lemonade.
  • Kahala Coffee Traders, on premises, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Opened 7 days a week offering frappes, lattes, fresh brewed coffee drinks hot and cold.
  • Across the street from Water Street Seafood Comp, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, locally owned. Long standing restaurant serving oysters,sushi rolls Gulf seafood and much more.
  • Across the street from Executive Surf Club, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, locally owned. Upbeat restuarant featuring burgers, seafood & craft beers on tap, plus an outdoor patio with live music.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from AKA Sushi, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, easygoing choice for Japanese fare, including classic and creative sushi rolls.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, attached to Super 8. Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches and salads with with health-conscious options.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Landry's Seafood House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, family friendly chain eatery offing steaks and Gulf Coast seafood in laid back surroundings.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from U & I Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, long-standing family run venture offering seafood snd steaks grilled over mesquite,plus a full bar.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Dos Comales, Bar/Lounge, Tex-Mex, Open for: lunch, dinner, bi-level eatery and bar in a contemporary colorful space with outdoor seating.
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Howards BBQ, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, family owned and operated. Family friendly environment with quality BBQ, unlimited 20ft hot and cold salad bar.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mama Mias, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: dinner, open 5pm to 12am
  • Across the street from Whataburger, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, the two storied Whataburger is located right next door to our hotel.


  • 2.40 mile(s) from Del Mar College, Del Mar College
  • 3.50 mile(s) from University Incarnate Word, University Incarnate Word
  • 7.80 mile(s) from Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Nearby Cities

  • 17.00 mile(s) from Ingleside
  • 28.00 mile(s) from Port Aransas
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Rockport
  • 144 mile(s) from San Antonio
  • 144 mile(s) from Laredo
  • 154 mile(s) from McAllen
  • 155 mile(s) from Progresso
  • 161 mile(s) from Brownsville
  • 170 mile(s) from New Braunfels
  • 200 mile(s) from Houston
  • 220 mile(s) from Austin
  • 400 mile(s) from Dallas


  • 0 miles from fishing in Corpus Christi Bay
  • 0.10 miles from bay area fishing charters
  • 0.50 miles from health club
  • 0.50 miles from Jet Ski rentals
  • 10.00 miles from golf course, five golf courses within a half-hour drive
  • 25.00 miles from J.P. Luby Park, one of the best surfing areas in South Texas


  • 15.00 miles from Corpus Christi's two shopping malls


  • 0.80 mile(s) from Greyhound, Bus Station
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Corpus Christi International Airport
  • 155 mile(s) from San Antonio International Airport