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Sea Esta Motels I

2306 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
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Ranked #13 of 13 hotels in Dewey Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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newark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I have stayed here serveral times seeing how it's the cheapest place to stay in Dewey. I stayed for 2 nights back in August. Since there were 3 of us in a room they made us upgrade to the "deluxe" room which was still a crap hole. And even though the room cost 50.00 more per night for the dump... More

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I went for a long weekend with my dog and was appalled by this pit of a hotel. The room was very old, with dirty-looking sheets and carpet that squished under my feet. There is no soundproofing at all, which means when someone moved into the room above me, I heard every footstep they made. The television didn't work at... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

As soon as I walked into the room I noticed a spider on the ceiling. As we were unpacking my fiancé noticed hairs in random places from the pillow on one bed, the sheet on the other, and the plastic covering a cup. Those are just the ones we saw. I don't feel like I can complain very much though,... More

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newark, Delaware
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The staff here is very friendly and we are thrilled with the proximity to the ocean. We selected this hotel because it was ocean side and pet friendly. If you bring a dog be sure to request the first floor since there are no elevators. My dog is very afraid of open wooden steps and is too heavy to carry.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at the Sea Esta - it is a basic motel that was basically what I wanted when staying in Dewey. However, I realized when I got home that I left a pair of my favorite shoes in the room. I called immediately and was told they would look and call me back. Days later - no... More

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Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

what a place stayed there from july 21 to the 26th the place is falling apart they say they have a roof top you can go on wrong out of ordered housekeeping sucked lucky if you even got towels or toilet paper the outlets were out of the wall I would never stay there again.

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CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

What a horrible operation. The pricing on their website showed $50-$60. I mentioned it when I arrived at the front desk. They made no comment and proceeded to bill my card $70 while I was standing there, without even a notification to me. Free wifi was non-operational for my whole time there. Then I undress to take a shower and... More

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Older motel, bathroom needs fixing up. Real close to the beach and town. Just went when it must have been spring break for college kids. Drunken kids coming in all night long and above us. It sounded like they were playing tackle football. Spoke to manager and she said she would talk to them. It was alittle better then but... More

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

Thank you for your recent stay with us. As you did state we are an older property, but that also gives us a bit more character than some of the other motels around. I am sorry about the noise though during your stay. We do keep staff available until the morning hours so we always ask that you give us... More

Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

The GM described this motel best in response to the 6/21/12 review- "We are an affordable motel with great location." The staff was very accommodating and granted our requests for both an early and late checkout. I was VERY pleased with how NEW the mattresses/bedding was. We slept well. Wish I could have said the same about the bath-it was... More

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

SOrry about the delay in writting back to you on your last say with us. I can let you know that your thoughts have been presented to the owner in the of off season this year we did replace a many of the bathroom floors and cut out the old caulk that you noticed. We also recently purchased new comofrtoers... More

Ocean City, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Stayed there last Sunday. Rooms are very dated and in need of renovation. Although clean they need freshening up. Was concerned with safety..couldn't tell if room was locking for me.. Staff very efficient and friendly...great location

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

Thank you for your recent stay. We are always looking for new ways to update and renovate our location. We do appreciate your time with us and we are doing all we can to keep as up to date as we can. We look forward to seeing you again. More

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Address: 2306 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
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Ranked #13 of 13 hotels in Dewey Beach
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