Kemah Boardwalk Inn

Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston Hotel
Kemah Boardwalk Inn #1 of 5 hotels in Kemah #1 of 5 hotels in Kemah
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8 Kemah Waterfront Street Kemah, TX 77565

Why we like it

  • A beautiful boardwalk property overlooking a gorgeous bay
  • Balconies have lovelies views, bringing sea air and plenty of sunshine
  • Lounge by the pool after you’ve had your fill of boardwalk amusements
  • It’s easy to stay refreshed in your room thanks to the provided bottled water and Keurigs
  • Staff bring the boardwalk’s spirit of fun and excitement into their service

What you need to know

  • COVID-19 safety protocols are in place to meet and/or exceed county guidelines, & increased cancellation flexibility may be available
  • You’ll be treated to live entertainment on the property every weekend
  • The live entertainment does continue into the evening, which may be heard from your room. The shows wrap up at a reasonable hour
  • A covered parking garage is attached to the hotel, free for guest use
  • Valet parking is also an option, but optional with an additional charge
  • Along with your stay, you also get priority seating at any of the boardwalk restaurants

Popular Houston Features

COVID-19 Protocols Free Breakfast Free Parking Pet Friendly On-site Bar On-site Restaurant Swimming Pool Free WiFi Airport Shuttle Family Friendly


Perched on the intersection of Clear Lake and Trinity Bay, this charming boardwalk property is 100-percent fun. From here, you have free access to everything at Kemah Boardwalk, including restaurants, the midway, the aquarium, and even a wooden roller coaster. Nearby, it is only a short ride to attractions like the various NASA facilities and museums.

  • Distance to Kemah Boardwalk: on-site
  • Distance to NASA Space Center Houston: 7.1 miles
  • Within walking distance: Everything at the boardwalk, including dining, aquarium, and amusements
  • Transportation: Bring a car unless you intend to stay on the boardwalk

Property Amenities


  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (surcharge)
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa tub
  • Spa tub (surcharge)

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • Free self parking

Property services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Conference space
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • Families welcome

In-Room Amenities


Kemah Boardwalk Inn

771 Reviews #1 of 5 hotels in Kemah

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Recent Reviews

X8544YVchristinas wrote a review on October 23, 2021
Trip Type: Family

Outstanding in Every Way!

I had always wanted to stay in this hotel since I was a young child (I’m a local and now 35 years old), so it was absolute joy when my 9 year old requested this be part of his birthday gift. Parking...
stevedL3108XH wrote a review on October 16, 2021 North Richland Hills, Texas
Trip Type:

Beautiful hotel with all rooms overlooking the bay.

We stayed for a Saturday night after Wings over Houston. We were very pleased with the hotel. Beautiful, clean and all rooms have a balcony overlooking the bay and boardwalk. However, there was live...
Wander731466 wrote a review on September 17, 2021
Trip Type: Couples

Excellent front desk staff at The Boardwalk Inn

Want to give a huge shout out to Keyxla and Marley The front desk staff at The Boardwalk Inn!! They’re Super friendly and very accommodating! Gave us wonderful recommendations. Will definitely be...


Deposit & Cancellation Policies

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