BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel

300 N Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2565
Phone: 361/883-5111   |   Fax: 361/883-5361   |   173 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel!

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 aren't 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, a free hot breakfast, and a rooftop lounge with amazing views will be waiting when you return. All rooms have balconies with incredible 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.

Book your pet-friendly (or pet free) room.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Bar onsite, Full Bar Service, rooftop view of Marina and light fare menu served daily
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Elevator, access to all floors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat, 2 washers/2 dryers, nominal fee
  • Safe deposit box in all rooms
  • Business center
  • Fax services charges apply
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy machine
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Universal gym
  • Treadmill
  • Inter corridor
  • Express check out
  • Late check out upon request and availability
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Ballroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Garage parking 24-hours
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Trolley and discounts to attractions upon request. Please call the hotel directly.
  • Live entertainment nearby
  • Close proximity to restaurants and attractions
  • Free bus and van parking
  • Cash Machine (ATM)

BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel

Take advantage of the savings and fun with these 2 package deals available at the best western marina grand hotel in Corpus Christi.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

USS Lexington Package 1 Night

Bring the family to beautiful Corpus Christi and come for an adventure to remember. Climb aboard the WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington and prepare to step back in time on 'The Blue Ghost'. Relax at the Best Western Marina Grand Hotel and enjoy our USS Lexington Package. The package features: Two adult USS Lexington Museum tickets and Two child USS Lexington Museum tickets.

Reserve Package

Texas State Aquarium Package 1 Night

Bring the family to beautiful Corpus Christi and stay at the Best Western Marina Grand Hotel the only Best Western in Corpus Christi with a private balcony view of the Corpus Christi Bay and Marina. Have an adventure to remember at the Texas State Aquarium and explore the Gulf of Mexico's aquatic life with our Texas State Aquarium Package. The package features: Two adult Texas State Aquarium tickets and Two child Texas State Aquarium tickets. There is a parking fee at the Texas State Aquarium of $5.00 USD and the Texas State Aquarium is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Reserve Package

BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel

Conveniently located, the best western marina grand hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 27.793915  /  Latitude: -97.392225


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 37. Take the Shoreline exit. Take a right on Shoreline and go seven blocks. The BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel is on the corner of Shoreline, Lawrence and Williams Streets.

From: Highway 181. Take the Shoreline exit. Take a right on Shoreline and go seven blocks. The BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel is on the corner of Shoreline, Lawrence and Williams Streets.

From: the Airport Turn right out of the Airport onto Hwy 44, Exit South Padre Island Drive West (358) to Interstate 37 South. Take I-37 S to Bayfront/Shoreline Blvd. Exit, Go to Shoreline Drive and turn right, we are seven blocks ahead on your right.

BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

Constructed in 1941, the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Truax Field began training over 300 naval student pilots a month. Located in Corpus Christi on the stunning Texas Gulf Coast, the station's youngest pilot was former President George H.W. Bush – who graduated in the third class in 1943. 

More than 35,000 naval aviators were trained at the station since the end of World War II. By 1944, the station was the world's largest naval aviation training facility, encompassing 20,000 acres and six auxiliary air stations. 

The station was home to the United States Navy's Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, from 1951 to 1954. The station also houses the world's largest helicopter repair facility, Corpus Christi Army Depot and the Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi.

Oso Beach Golf Course

The Oso Beach Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 70 stunner in Corpus Christi. Make your way to the gulf coast of Texas and book a tee time for one of the premier golf experiences in the state. You'll find Oso Beach Golf Course just inland of the Corpus Christi Bay, adjacent to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Measuring in at 6,223 yards from the championship tee boxes, Oso Beach Golf Course will yield challenges to all levels of golfer. The 13th hole is often regarded as one to remember – a 180-foot par three requiring you to clear the water hazard onto the green, shooting into prevailing winds.

Padre Island National Seashore

TX Attractions

Padre Island National Seashore

Stretching over 70 miles, the Padre Island National Seashore is a remote barrier island is located along the southern Texas Gulf Coast.

Set near Corpus Christi, PAIS draws over 650,000 annual visitors.

Padre Island National Seashore features pristine beachfronts, and great windsurfing on the western region on the Laguna Madre.

Nature viewing is ideal thanks to Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, and bird watching along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.

Texas State Aquarium

TX Attractions

Texas State Aquarium

Set on the Corpus Christ Bay, the Texas State Aquarium is located in Corpus Christi, and home to a wonderful variety of marine life.

Conservation efforts and education remain an important focus for the aquarium staff. The aquarium features several must-see exhibits, including Dolphin Day, Stingray Flats, Swamp Tales, Islands of Steel, Floating Platforms, Eagle Pass, and Living Shores.

Schedule plenty of time while visiting this Texas Gulf Coast attraction. Daily shows and presentations include the Hawn Wild Flight Theater, Diver in the Water and the Dolphin Show.

The HEB Splash Park and Owen's Paleo Park are also fun activities for children.


More Area Attractions & Services

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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
  • 0.30 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
  • 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

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 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

Nearby Restaurants

BEST WESTERN Marina Grand Hotel

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Corpus Christi. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2015

September 25 - October 31, 2015
2015 Fearshire Farms Haunted Attractions

Held every weekend from late September until the end of October, Fearshire Farms in Angleton looks to put the "fear" in "Fearshire" with Halloween themed attractions. Event times vary by day.

October 2015

October 17, 2015
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

Fight breast cancer with this 5K walk in Corpus Christi.

October 9 - 11, 2015
Rockport - Fulton Seafair

Rockport near Ingleside welcomes the fall season with a festival of parades, arts and crafts, entertainment, and gumbo cook-offs.

October 2015

October 16-18, 2015
55th Annual Texas Jazz Festival

Over 50 jazz artists and musicians will set up shop at Heritage Park in Corpus Christi for a three-day jazz festival, held each year. Set times and lineups are TBA.

October 31, 2015
2015 Dia de los Muertos Festival

A unique street festival in Corpus Christi celebrating the "Day of the Dead." Enjoy live music, Dia de los Muertos-themed crafts, artwork, and jewelry, a kids' area, and more. The festival start time is TBA.

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