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Inn at Canal Square

122 Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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Inn at Canal Square
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there last year and am going back again this year. Reasonably priced, perfectly located. Charming without being cute. Staff is attentive. Free parking. Right on the canal. The room was large with a king bed and a nice sitting area. The breakfast was simple, but good and the best part is you can walk to everything in town (town... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed on the 4th floor of the main building and had a beautiful view of the canal and could even see out to the ocean. The rooms are good sized with king beds and a small sitting area, the baths are a separate sink\mirror and than tub toilet behind a closed door. The breakfast was simple but good and... More

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PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two evenings here at the start of our two week trip down the east coast. Although I had read the positive reviews , we were very pleased and surprised by this unique and lovely Inn. All of the elements added up to an Inn that I highly recommend and will visit again. From the canal front location, the... More

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The location on the canal is perfect. The hallways have nicer antiques than most collectors. Service is just right. There when you need it, otherwise unobtrusive. We had a Harbormaster's room facing the canal and with a small patio. How lovely it was - worth the extra cost.

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Purcellville, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

What a great place for a get away! The hotel location is wonderful - right on the river/canal for a beautiful setting, and an easy walk to all the great shops and restaurants in Lewes. The room was large and comfortable, with a nice balcony with a lovely view, the breakfast was fresh and tasty and the staff could not... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Really enjoyed a stay here last weekend! Beautiful property and location in the heart of Lewes within easy walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants as well as the beach! Staff very friendly and helpful (thanks, Monica!)! We had a 4th floor room overlooking the water which was very spacious and comfortable. Breakfast is in a very nice area with... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We had our management meeting here and the staff was fabulous and incredibly friendly. The meeting room was the perfect size for our group (24). The accommodations was lovely and very comfortable. The location was great with shops and restaurants nearby, and a 15 minute walk to the beach. The food was outstanding. Freshly baked scones for breakfast and the... More

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Gambrills, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My wife and I booked one night at the Inn for a quick get-away, and we were not disappointed. The staff was very friendly and informative upon checking in, our room was spacious, comfortable, and had a nice balconey overlooking the canal, and breakfast the following morning was a grand spread of fresh fruits, baked goods, meat and cheese, hard-boiled... More

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Newark, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The Inn at Canal Square is right on the canal and in the midst of the best shops and restaurants -- it is situated at the best side of the canal. There, you are located where the most independent, foodie-type restaurants, interesting shops, and quaint, strolling-around, small-town feel is. The OTHER side of the canal feels remote from where you... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We visited on a weekend in January, recommended by friends who were also staying there. We arrived an hour before the registration closed, but no worries, we were greeted pleasantly and check-in was simple. They even let us keep the car in the courtyard because it was cold and rainy. Our room was comfortable and nice, just what we were... More

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innatcanalsquare, General Manager at Inn at Canal Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write, we appreciate all guest comments as we endeavor to insure all guests experience a great stay at the INN. Having read your review, I am pleased to see that we meet your expectations and our goal of exemplary customer service and satisfaction. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Management More

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Address: 122 Market Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Inn At Canal Square Hotel Lewes

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the waterfront in the heart of Historic Lewes, The Inn at Canal Square offers its guests exceptional comfort coupled with seaside charm. With 22 beautifully appointed rooms, three 2BR luxury suites and 2 conference rooms, The Inn serves as an ideal coastal escape, retreat location and event destination. All accommodations are generously sized and most feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. The Inn's romantic décor invites you to relax and unwind. The Inn is open year round and offers a complimentary, extensive European-Style breakfast.Centrally located, The Inn is a short distance away from unique shopping, fine dining and bay area beaches. And, it's within a mile of the ocean beaches of Cape Henlopen State Park. Visit the new Canal Front Park, located just next door and enjoy the seasonal flowers and a lovely view of the Lewes Harbor.Our friendly, professional staff is always on hand to assist you with dining options, shopping venues and other area attractions. ... more   less 
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