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Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House

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1 Read Avenue, Dewey Beach, DE (Formerly The Surf Club)
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Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Dewey Beach
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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new york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here in September. Awesome location, right on the beach, which is why we stayed. Rooms are weird. Oceanfront, has no balcony, looks like it did but they enclosed it. I missed hearing the ocean and sitting on the balcony. Thats why you pay extra for Oceanfront! Rooms have a Murphy bed that faces a empty wall. We slept on... More

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had to travel to the Rehoboth area for a funeral. Now we frequently travel to the Rehoboth/Dewey Beach for vacation and to visit family but this was my first time staying at The Surf Club. The location could not be better. It is right on the beach and easy walking distance to the main road. The... More

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Washington, DC
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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, actually on the beach. Wake up to the soothing sounds of the ocean. Has a nice pool. Front desk staff helpful. Parking fine; check the number of permits. Restaurants nearby. Ownership possibility works out quite well, as 1/4 share give about 12 weeks / year.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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109 reviews 109 reviews
21 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After calling every other hotel in Dewey Beach we were happy to get a last minute room here since the weather forecast promised perfect beach weather for the weekend. It was not cheap but what you would expect for a Saturday night in the prime summer season. The location was perfect, directly on the beach and within waking distance to... More

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have been stayed here many many years for my vacation. It may be old but I love it alot. If you stay in an ocean front room, it is out of this world beautiful! They have enough room to sleep, a small kitchette with cooking equipment, toaster, microwave, coffee pot, radio, T.V. with cable and of course WIFI. Depending... More

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John G, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback as we always like to know our guest are comfortable when they stay with us. We of course apologize for any parking issues, especially during the in-season as parking is extremely tight, however we are working on ways to optimize our parking situation for our guest that should be implemented by the 2015 season.... More

Stamford, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Overall, this hotel was the perfect spot for my friends and I!! It's clean, spacious, and right on the beach! Certain days they even offer packages where beach chair and umbrella rentals come with your room! Nice bathroom and enough room to sleep 4 comfortably. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking equipment, so you can save money on food... More

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John G, Public Relations Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

As always we greatly appreciate any and all feedback we receive that help us as a property gauge what is working or not working, so we can adjust accordingly. We are glad to hear that your overall experience with us was a positive one and we offer our sincerest apologies for the issue you encountered with your room lock during... More

Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Location is great however the room looks very old. The bed is upright in the wall with a simple mattress that you let down. Upon our arrival like always we checked the sheets which had an old stain on it and also found out the deadbolt would not latch. Our room was switched to another upon request. Bathroom needs renovations,... More

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John G, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

Our sincerest apologies for the issues you experienced during your stay with us. Our property had under gone a major exterior renovation last year, but an interior renovation has been discussed and more than likely would take place in the next few years. I hope the issues you experienced recently does not deter you from staying with us in the... More

Camas, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This hotel looks like it's been renovated, but really, it's been awhile. It has seen better says and a pleasant staff certainly does their best. It's a good location and a good price. The terrace where guests barbecue is often messy late in the evening, which is certainly nobody's fault but the slobs who thought it was Koa. It sure... More

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John G, Public Relations Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

As always we appreciate guest input to help us improve guest experience. We had recently undergone an exterior renovation with discussions of an interior remodel in the next few years. I am glad to hear that our staff was pleasant during your recent stay with us, as we truly work very hard in that department. I apologize on the behalf... More

Arlington, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed here on May 9th for one night. I have stayed here several times over the last 15 years and other than the facade of the building, this place has pretty much stayed the same. The rooms are a bit dated and have a very 1980's build quality, but they are very clean and the Murphy bed is surprisingly comfortable.... More

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John G, General Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

I would like to take the time to thank you for your input and continued patronage. I am glad to hear that your most recent stay with us was a pleasant one, and hope to see you again in the coming years. I greatly appreciate your compliments regarding cleanliness of our units and how friendly staff is, we do truly... More

Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have been coming here for the past 15 years. We try to get down at least twice in the Spring and summer and always spend Thanksgiving here. The rooms are great, best ones are 106,107, and 108. They have recently updated the windows and are in the process of updating the interior. Great pool, great hot tub, and it's... More

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John G, Manager at Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House, responded to this review

I would like to start off by thanking you for your feedback, especially a favorable one like you have provided. It is my mission to see to it that you continue to stay with us for at least another 15 years and have even more positive stays with us. I look forward to having you as valued our guests for... More

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Additional Information about Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel & Beach House

Address: 1 Read Avenue, Dewey Beach, DE (Formerly The Surf Club)
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
Number of rooms: 48
Also Known As:
The Surf Club Hotel Dewey Beach
Surf Hotel Dewey Beach
The Surf Hotel

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