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Sea Esta Motels I

2306 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
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Ranked #12 of 12 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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Mid-Atlantic
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011 via mobile

A hotel can make or break a vacation and this one definitely broke it. We were so miserable we might never return to the area. These were 5 of the longest days of our lives. In fact, our dogs couldn't wait to leave either. The constant noise of people slamming doors at all hours was so bad we didn't get... More

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New Jersery
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

Amazing stuff, great owner! Rooms are very clean and comfortable! Locations of all the Sea Estas are excellent! Stayed there on different occasions - with my fiance and later with my husband and parents. Just love this place, will never stay anywhere else in Delaware! And this summer I was happily surprised by a free wireless internet!

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Laurel, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

We stayed for 4 nights. The worst motel I've ever stayed in. The toilet was disgusting. Mold and poop in the bowel the first day we arrived. I asked for it to be cleaned. The maid came, changed the towels, but there was still a poop ring in the toilet. They just dont clean the toilets at all. Also, lots... More

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Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2010

Sea Esta I Motel that was just one block from the beach. No pool at all, and the rooms were in very poor condition. As one of the kids put it, there was a reason it was called the Sea Esta I, because it was the first one. We stayed one night and left the next day after asking for... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

This hotel is about a block away from the beach. You don't even have to cross any streets to get to the water. The rooms are average, but clean, and they allow pets... what could be better? We have stayed at Sea-Esta motels twice now, and will definitely be back.

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Wilmington
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2009

After checking into the Sea Esta 1 Hotel we noticed a small hole in the wall, scared that we would be charged for it my friend went down to the front office to inform them of the hole and to tell them that we didn't make it. The manager came to the room to check it out and accused us... More

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pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2008

We just got back from staying at the Sea Esta I in Dewey Beach Delaware. The room was terrible!!! The sink was peeling and no plug for the sink. The shower curtain had black mold on it. The towels and washcloths where so thin they barely stayed together. I felt like i was never clean or safe there. Looking at... More

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Parkton, MD
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2008

My husband and I just came back from staying two nights at the Sea Esta 1. Thank God it was only two nights. We were really disapointed about our room ( #8 ). The fixtures and furniture are so outdate. There is rust in the sink plus there isn't a drain in the sink, so you better watch that your... More

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Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

Stayed at the Sea-Esta 1 for a few days, and in many respects it was a disappointment. I have stayed at a couple of the other Sea-Estas and found them (esp. #4) to be rather better. Here are my complaints: Cleanliness okay, barely (some doggie hair); Outdated fixtures and furniture; towels felt like sandpaper; Chest of drawers smelled like mildew;... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2007

We stayed at this hotel because it accepted dogs. While it is close to the beach, the room was dirty and you could hear noises from other rooms especially the bathroom from the floor above us. While it is difficult to find hotels that accept dogs in Dewey/Rehoboth, I would still not stay here again. This year we are renting... More

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Address: 2306 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
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