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Bellbuoy Motel

21 Van Dyke St, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Bellbuoy Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. If you want frills go to a big name expensive place. If you want a clean comfortable place to sleep and meet wonderful people, this is it. The rooms are bare bones but if you need anything ( hair dryer, coffee maker, beach towel, or anything just ask) they will provide it if possible , no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a June weekend and had a great time. The motel isn't fancy but if you're looking for a place to crash that is within walking distance to the Dewey bars and a short walk to the beach this is a great place to stay. The staff was very friendly to us during our stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My family has always gone here for years and stayed at this place. I always remembered the ppl as friendly. However after this trip we will never be back. They had a group of younger ppl staying here and they would stay out on the deck until 3am being too loud and drunk for us to get any sleep. We... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Had to call and leave 6 messages before anyone called back and when the mean guy did call back, he told me that I was an as****** for calling that many times. I have stayed he in the pass the first floor rooms smell of wet dog so hopefully you don't get the room we did.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I stay here a few times a year, and I really like the room, the staff, and the location. I'm by myself, so have lots of space in my room with a king size bed. (more so than Sea Esta or other, similarly priced places in Dewey/Rehoboth area). This is a beach block property at the south end of Dewey,... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We weren't expecting much for a dog-friendly motel at the beach and that is what we got. The rooms were clean, but very out-dated. If you are interested in a motel with amenities, then this isn't the motel for you. They do not offer things like in-room coffee maker, iron or hair dryer. However, it is very close to the... More 

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Bethesda MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Let me start out by saying people this place is not the Ritz. Of course it is overprice so is everything in the Delmarva beach areas during season. That being said, the place is clean, and it does have a very nice deck on the 2nd level which was right outside our rooms. The beds are fine, sheets were clean.... More 

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camp hill pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I am currently staying at Bell Buoy and am satisfied. I have a comfortable room, quiet surroundings and my dog is treated like a little queen. Todd is a wonderful person who is kind, helpful, thoughtful and a joy to converse with. The rates are reasonable and I have all I need to get away to the beach. Great parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We stumbled upon the Bellbouy Inn entirely by surprise. It was unplanned that we were going to be staying overnight but thought it best to do so, and in that decision were we introduced to the Bellbouy Inn. Todd is a great guy, a plethora of knowledge about the town and where to go, what to do, and how best... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

My husband and I stayed here in late September, and it was very enjoyable. It was a short walk to the beach, and the price was very reasonable for being so close to the water. The building is a little old, but the room was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and professional. There were pets, but they were... More 

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