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Sea Esta Motels I

2306 Highway 1, 24 Houston Street, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here last summer, we immediately went to the store and bought new sheets and a blanket because the bedding was just gross... We wore shoes in the shower because it felt dirty as well. However- the price was excellent, but you get what you pay for. If youre lucky, the weather will be nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Hi. I am not sure what these other people are talking about but my friend and I stayed there this weekend and the room was great! Had a great time at the Sea Esta I motel this weekend. The rates are reasonable and it was closed to Dogfish Head and Bad Hair Day. The rooms are clean and tidy and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

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
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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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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 

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