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Sea Esta Motels I

2306 Highway 1, 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

2nd time staying here. 1st time was in 07 and its the same as i remember it then. Basic place to lay your head and take a shower. Its in a great local so thats a bonus. I was there on July 13-15 weekend, the running of the bulls weekend so it was very busy, everything sold out. Luck out... 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. We hope you di enjoy the running the the bull. We do try to be a great place to stay for a great value. I am sorry to hear about your tub though. We will definilty have that looked at and throughly cleaned and refinished. Thanks again for staying with us and... More

Germantown, Maryland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

i use to love the sea esta motels; 1 was our favorite but after this last visit...no more!!! THe toliet was dirty and the place smells of mold. Our sheets had not been changed from the last guest because there was sand in the bed....ugh. The location is great but the rooms are dirty dirty dirty. We will be looking... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

My husband and I found ourselves stranded in Dewey/Rehobeth for the evening and found a vacancy at the Sea Esta I. When we arrived at the front desk, they wanted to charge us $98, and yet we had found it on Expedia moments before for $69. The front desk told us to book it on Expedia. So we did. And... More

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Management response:

I do truly thank you for your time and review. We do not try to be what we are not. We are an affordable motel with great location. We hope that all will come to love us for being just that. Thanks again and we look forward toyour next stay with us. More

Wallingford, Pennsylvania, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Other than the fact that this hotel was close to the beach, it was a terrible place to stay. It's perfect for seniors and college kids I guess, but not for middle class familes. We stayed on the first floor, room 8. The tables were sticky like stuff was spilled on them and not cleaned. The bathroom had all kinds... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

I concur with much of the reviews, rude maids, old everything, toilet one can hardly sit properly at. BUT it's right near the beach, it's cheap and you can bring your dogs. Our booking was last minute and it met all of the above requirements, so we went for it. For what we paid (around $69 a night) I would... More

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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
2 reviews
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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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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Address: 2306 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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