Alamo Inn B&B in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
Alamo Inn B&B Texas Bed and Breakfast Bird Watching Lodgings Accommodations


Innkeeper: Keith Hackland

Bedrooms: 10

Address: 801 Main St., (Business 83 at 8th Street) Alamo, TX 78516-2520 USA

Telephone: (956) 782-9912

Fax: 956 787-6393

Activities/Attractions: We are located within easy access of McAllen (10 miles, 12 minutes) and Harlingen (28 miles, 40minutes) airports, in the center of the Rio Grande Valley. All the prime birding and tourism spots are within easy driving ... Mexico, refuges, fishing ... Many of our guests are birders, others are here visiting family, some are here on business, and some come for a romantic escape.

Most visitors to the Rio Grande Valley run out of time before they can get to experience a fraction of our attractions. For birding and butter flying this is paradise. There is great fishing and trophy hunting. Native plant life and agriculture are abundant. The Alamo Inn is only seven miles from the Rio Grande river that runs between Mexico and Texas.

The Valley is culturally a rich blend of Hispanic and American culture. We have wonderful cultural and historic museums to explore. Markets and restaurants that are unique in North America. You can go canoeing on the Rio Grande, kayaking or wind surfing on Laguna Madre, deep sea fishing, or water skiing. There is Texas Louisiana baseball league, and there is horse back riding on the beach.

Local beers are brewed here and there is an amazing brew pub restaurant. We can arrange a limo for you, or a massage, a visit to the beauty shop, or a birding guide. There is a water park and bungee jumping. There are birding, butterfly, wildlife and dragonfly festivals in the fall and spring. There are parades and cultural festivals, rodeo and livestock show, and bull fights in Mexico.

  • Chat to friendly locals
  • Relax
  • Spend days birding (500 species)
  • Explore with our maps & guides
  • Go shopping and dining in old Mexico
  • Wind surf Laguna Madre
  • Fish the gulf
  • Ride horses on the beach
  • Sink into our deep chairs and read and snooze
  • Adventure and romance in Deep South Texas
  • Gateway to Santa Ana Refuge
  • Enjoy nights absorbing the unique Tex-Mex culture and foods of the Valley

“What a great place.”

“What a nice surprise.”


Back to Texas Listings

Alamo Inn B&B

Alamo Inn B&B Bedroom

Alamo Inn B&B Kitchen

Alamo Inn B&B Living Room

Alamo Inn B&B Birding


“Thanks for your wonderful hospitality and all your birding help and tips. We’ll be back!”

“Thank you very much for making our stay be so pleasant and helping us to find the good places where the birds can be observed. We hope to see you again.”

“A wonderful Inn and a gem. Thanks.”

“Great place, great hospitality, & great birding! 90 species/28 life birds.”

“Wonderful and gracious hospitality. I’ll pass the word in South Dakota that there’s a great B&B on the LRG.”

General Information: Welcome to Alamo Inn B&B ... we are a quiet, romantic get-away bed and breakfast Inn lodging for Birders located in Alamo, Texas with comfortable, historic accommodation, furnished with family antiques. Almost everything in the historical suites have original artefacts and antiques from that time period, including a 100-year-old wooden rocking chair and mule harnesses from the early 1900s.

Each suite has a different theme, including the Victorian-style Edinburgh suite; the Pancho Villa suite, with original pine floors and photos of the Mexican revolutionary leader; and the Padre Island suite, which includes a hand-painted sky ceiling and 10-foot sailfish. Suites and rooms each have:

  • refrigerator
  • coffee maker
  • cable TV
  • iron & ironing board
  • electric kettle on request
  • most have queen size beds (some twin on request)
  • suites have separate living room and bedroom with a pull out queen bed in the living room
  • private bathroom

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars)

Contact Keith for updated rates.


“Our second consecutive four-day stay . . we feel as if we are visiting friends . . . since we run to Santa Ana on a daily basis it’s great to be so handy ... “

"This was our third consecutive year of a 4 day March visit. As we pack to go we feel almost as if we are leaving home! We have been made to feel so welcome and so comfortable at the Alamo Inn. Santa Ana is one of our favorite places in the world. The Alamo Inn is one of our favorite places to stay in the world – how wonderful that they are only 10 minutes apart!”

“This is one outstanding place to stay. We saw the Blue Mockingbird, Greater Pewee, Golden-crowned Warbler, and to top it off a Merlin eating a Black-crested Titmouse at Anzalduas County Park!!”

“Dennis was upset when we pulled up to your address. He thought I’d booked a “quaint” and uncomfortable place! How quickly his attitude changed! We very much enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again.”

“The best place we’ve ever stayed in. Good advice on birding, so comfortable, convenient. Home from Home. Much too cheap!! We’ll be back!!”

“Really an astonishing find, birders should flock here. We all want to return here on our next trip. I hope we’ll be able to book a room after word spreads.”

“We have enjoyed our stay with you very much. Very many thanks for all the birding information. It was invaluable. Sincere Good Wishes.”