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Sea Esta Motels III

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1409 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Dewey Beach
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, MD
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a weekend with the kids. The website said the place was newly renovated, but I would never have known it. It looks really run down. On the upside, the staff were friendly and the place was fairly clean. The main draw was the fact that it's just a 5-minute walk to the beach. It's also within... More

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Strasburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kasey was great at accommodating our needs. My wife and I have been staying here for the last 7 years and we are always satisfied with the room, the staff, and their helpfulness with attending our needs. Thank You Kasey, you deserve accolades!

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Beccles, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was great and centrally located for everything we wanted to do. The room was clean and comfortable. The bed felt like heaven after dealing with the traffic. Brandon the manager was a great help when it came to booking and went above and beyond to recommend some great restaurants. Even though it was Bike Week, it was still... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an average (at best) hotel but it is close to everything. No pool, but about a block to the beach. No restaurant, but close enough to Dewey's finest. Once you park your car, you can call this place base camp!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Staff was very friendly and helpful...... Room was clean.... short walk to the beach and the Jolly Trolley pick up & drop off was just a minute walk from the hotel...Would stay again for a few days...

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Rockville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is disgusting. They say it's been renovated and maybe some things have been fixed, but overall this place is just gross. We booked this place because it was the ONLY thing that we could find available and now I get why there was availability. And to charge $300 per night for this place is just wrong!

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Seaford, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were let into our room early because it was cleaned and waived the surpervisor from checking it out. What a mistake... grandaughter found gatorade bottle by the bed with pee in it and I stepped on a beer bottle cap getting into bed. The shower curtain had mold all over it. The only thing I could see was the... More

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Brandon M, General Manager at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Darlene, I would like to take the opportunity to apologize for your last stay with us. We do have a few sets of pots and pans for our guest at their requests. But I will see about adding them to all rooms. You said you work at a property in Ocean City so I am sure that you understand why... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed here for an overnight girls beach trip. The room was directly across from the beach, so the proximity was good. It was right next to a great tiki bar and restaurant called the Rusty Rudder. The rooms were clean and quiet. They have easy parking with plenty of spots. The hotel staff were very nice, friendly and helpful.... More

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Brandon M, General Manager at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We hope to see you again on your next trip. As for a changing room that is something we will not be able to have since we are a small property, but check with the desk and we might be able to sneak you into a room to get changed. We are here to help... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The front desk personnel are really friendly and helpful. Thats a plus. The rooms are clean BUT not upscale by any stretch. Just basic needs for coffee machine, small refrigerator, & Kitchenette. Very close to the beach and walking distance to all food, bars, etc. Great location! If you want something simple - go for it. And you can get... More

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Brandon M, General Manager at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay with us. I am glad you were treated right by us and that we were able to take care of your visit to the Beach. Just so you know though we can always get you a great rate when you call us directly. We hope to see you again soon. More

Lusby, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is obviously an older motel, but it has been maintained and freshly painted. The room was clean and quiet. I was thrilled that it was only 1 block off of the beach and close to a public beach access point. The staff was helpful and quite friendly. My only complaint was with the pillows - they were lumpy.

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Brandon M, General Manager at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us for your recent stay. We put a lot of work over the last winter during the cold cold weather to update the property. We are very glad to hear that you liked it. We have heard your comments as well and will look into new pillows with the synthetic fill that will not be lumpy. We... More

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Additional Information about Sea Esta Motels III

Address: 1409 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Esta Motels III 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Sea Esta Motels Iii Hotel Dewey Beach
Sea Esta Motel Iii
Sea Esta Hotel Iii

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