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Meris Gardens

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33309 Kent Ave, Next to Sea Colony, Bethany Beach, DE 19930 (Formerly Westward Pines)
Meris Gardens

59 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Enola, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We went to Bethany Beach for - yes - the beach! What a pleasure to find ourselves equally enchanted with the cheery yet tranquil ambiance of Meris Gardens! The quaint yellow and Caribbean-blue complex tucked behind a white picket fence shelters you amidst towering trees and lush greenery. Numerous porches and patios nurture tranquil moments. Impromtu socializing comes easily around... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review!! I did hear that your poor dog got "stuck" and was so glad to hear that the recue went well. Seems funny now, but maybe not so much then!! Hope to see you again soon. Thanks. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Meris Gardens B&B after researching area spots in Bethany and Fenwick Beaches. We were impressed by the reviews and rooms described on their website. Not to mention the $99 room rate in early Springtime. Upon arrival we were greeted by the Inn Manager named Sue. She is so kind, inviting and really wanted to... More 

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Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I participated in the Ocean to Bay Bike tour which starts and finishes in downtown Bethany Beach, DE. Meris Gardens is only .8 of a mile from the start so it was really convenient. The room was very nice and the included continental breakfast was very healthy. Meris Gardens fit our needs but the innkeeper "Sue" made our stay delightful.... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed Meris Gardens, and Bethany Beach. Bethany is such a great town and very peaceful this time of year. Thanks for the kind words about Sue. She is great. Please come back and visit soon. We are in the midst of even more upgrades, both inside and out. Mike More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I am writing this review with a heavy heart. I normally would never give anyone such a poor review especially since I did not even get the opportunity to stay here. I was scheduled to come and stay 2 nights with my husband my 12 year old son and our 2 new dogs. Very excited especially since they welcomed dogs.... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

I am so sorry to read of the bad experience you had with us. I am very surprised to see that you had a bad service call, as you can see from virtually every other review, we have a great reputation with regard to servicing our customers. I do think it bit surprising to have a review written about a... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here for my husband's birthday weekend. As everyone else has said, Sue was AMAZING - she really made Meris Gardens feel like home! She was busy with a race in town that weekend, but still took time to get to know all her guests and meet their needs! We brought two dogs, one large and one small, and... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Having stayed at this motel last year soon after it had changed hands, I can attest to its transformation from an OK motel to a facility that offers very special accommodations. We needed a place to stay for only a few days, and appreciated its pet-friendly policy. It is reasonably priced,and the location is convenient as well as very pleasant--a... More 

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Patti-Peek, Guest Relations Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the fabulous review and, most importantly, staying with us. We loved hosting you. We are so proud of the great work Sue does and it means a lot to have you appreciate the nuances of our hidden get-away in Bethany. As the person who got your smore goodies, I am delighted you enjoyed. Please come again... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Meris Gardens-Bethany B&B for the Labor Day weekend. Sue the Manger of the property was extremely polite, and helped with recommendations for restaurants ect. The actual property itself is very close to the beach, but also in a secluded wooden area so its quiet. The rooms were very nice and very well kept... More 

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Patti-Peek, Guest Relations Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the fabulous review and, most importantly, staying with us. Sue remembers you well, Sara! We loved hosting you and you pup. We are so proud of the great work Sue does and it means a lot to have you appreciate the nuances of our hidden get-away in Bethany. We are delighted you enjoyed. Please come again... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

First time in a motel and first time visiting Bethany...overall the total summer experience!! Our room was spacious and clean. We walked to the beach with our 3 and 7 year old! And, service was on point with all the reviews...exceptional! Thank you for a memorable trip. We'll visit next summer!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Patti-Peek, Guest Relations Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the fabulous review and, most importantly, bringing your family to stay with us. We loved hosting you. We are so proud of the great work Sue does and it means a lot to have you appreciate the nuances of our hidden get-away in Bethany. Please book your week for next Summer early so we can be... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

FIRST I must say that this "pet friendly" B&B was my refuge for a long needed weekend away from the urban life. The place was a surprising delight with a nice size room and the grounds so tranquil. It brought back memories of traveling with parents back in the day. Sue the property manager made you feel at home and... More 

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Patti-Peek, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Sara Thank you for the fabulous review and, most importantly, staying with us. We loved hosting you and Sue remembers you well. We are so proud of the great work Sue does and it means a lot to have you appreciate the nuances of our hidden get-away in Bethany. A house is not a home without our pups! Please... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here a few weekends ago and it was so pleasant! We had no expectations but were looking for something relatively quiet and convenient and Meris Gardens seemed to fit the bill. The layout was absolutely perfect for a beach hotel and was very "homey." The management was truly unbelievable and the manager, Sue, could not... More 

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Patti-Peek, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the fabulous review and, most importantly, staying with us. We loved hosting you both. We are so proud of the great work Sue does and it means a lot to have you appreciate the nuances of our hidden get-away in Bethany. Isn't the corn-hole game fun?! Please come this Fall/Winter for a get away! Patti More 

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