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Meris Gardens

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33309 Kent Ave, Next to Sea Colony, Bethany Beach, DE 19930 (Formerly Westward Pines)
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$225 (USD)
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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just got back from a weekend stay 7/31-8/2 at Meris Gardens. All I can say is that this wonderful property more than exceeded my expectations. This was my first time at Bethany Beach and my boyfriend and I booked Meris Gardens a little last minute and wanted somewhere close to the beach where we could bring the dog. We... More 

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Unionville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Meris Gardens from July 14th to the 17th. What a wonderful place to stay. We loved the gardens on the property. It made for a relaxing stay. We were far enough away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to bike (free use) to the beach in less than 10 minutes. Our room... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for letting us know how your stay went. I'm very pleased that you and your husband enjoyed yourselves around the gardens. We absolutely understand what you mean about the name of the property. Our primary objective is for our guests to feel at home and comfortable in our renovated, revamped motel. To be honest,... More 

Woodbine, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected nicer ammenities for the rate charged however the staff more than made up for the dated but clean motel converted to a quaint B and B close to the beach and downtown Bethany. Cant say enough good about Sue, the manager who goes overboard to make sure guests are taken care of. We stayed in the siute adjoining... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your honest feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our newest room. We do hope you think of us for your next stay at the beach. All the best and thanks again. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our new home away from home! A huge thanks to Sue, the GM for all of her and the staff's hospitality!!!! We had the best stay ever!! I don't want to truly express how great this place is for fear of too many people finding out lol!! We will definitely be returning! Xoxo

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for such a sweet note! We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your stay. It is our highest priority to have our guests feel at home while they are with us. Please think of us again for your next trip to Bethany Beach! More 

Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancee and I re-visited Meris Gardens again and it was better than ever. They now have some hot breakfast items, including waffles, which got our days kick-started! There was an egg-bake in the morning and they host happy hours in the evening. Sue, the manager, is amazing and is such a warm host who will take care of literally... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi John, thank you SO much for your kind words. We couldn't be happier that you had such a great stay with us. Sue is absolutely amazing, I don't know where we'd be without her! I am so glad you enjoyed the new breakfast items as well. We've been having a lot of fun finding new ideas to add to... More 

common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good stay if you have pets. Quiet, off the beaten path but right there in the middle of things. Staff was great!! AC unit in the bathroom was a little odd but still okay. I would stay again in the future.

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you also for your compliments of our staff - we are so proud of each of them. We hope you think of us for your next stay at the beach. Thank you again and all the best. More 

Malvern, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 1960s motel renovated. Bed wasn't comfortable and pillows the worst. Rollaway was a plastic covered thin mattress. Cleaning staff not good. Bugs in room and shower. Sheets scratchy and rollaway was awful

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Casey, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your honest feedback. Please allow me to apologize for your negative experience. This really is as unfortunate as it is uncommon for us. While you are absolutely right about Meris Gardens previously being a motel, we receive so many compliments on our renovations as well as our cleanliness.... More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bethany Beach is a premium priced location and Meris Garden pricing is no exception. It is a relatively quiet location off the beach by a mile and reasonably located to Ocean City its noisy neighbor. The continental breakfast was okay but the absence of air conditioning missed. ( July and August?)

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to write your honest opinion about our bed & breakfast. Thank you for pointing out nearby attractions. We are very pleased with our location in Bethany. I am a little curious about what you mean when you say "absence of air conditioning". Each of our rooms have an individual air conditioner and... More 

Philadelphia
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Starting with the positive, Sue, the manager is wonderfully attentive and accommodating. From the time we made the reservation to the time we checked out, she was great. Now the problems. For the amount you pay, the value was not there. The rooms are very small. The bathrooms are especially cheaply done, with electrical sockets and exhaust fans falling out... More 

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

Thanks for responding with your opinions regarding your stay. Yes, I can't agree enough that Sue is the best!! I am disappointed to read that your opinion of the rooms and food was so low. We are sort of a hybrid B&B in that we are not a full service food supplier but we do put out a variety of... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

If in bethany beach or ocean city..STAY HERE. The service is phenomanal and the manager Sue is a sweetheart. Rooms are clean and tidy, they can feel a little damp due to the location and structure of it, but, overall no complaints. Understand, however, this is a bed and breakfast and NOT a hotel, so don't expect the exact same... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Deshanna, thank you so much for writing your honest feedback! Your review really helps share insight about what we are as a bed & breakfast. I know Sue just loved having you and your girlfriends. She said it was truly a delight planning with you prior and then getting to host you all. We hope you think of us the... More 

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