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Beacon Motel

514 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958
Beacon Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had booked this adorable Bed & Breakfast but there was a error and we were greeted at the Beacon Motel like we were family. The lack of elevator was a shock for us overpackers but we managed to get our luggage up and down without much duress. The room was average at best. We discovered Lewes which was an... More 

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Columbus, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I was a little skeptical when we arrived at the motel. Wasnt sure what to expect as we usually stay in a chain hotel out on coastal highway. The lobby was very homey and family/group friendly. The room was neat and clean, although ac unit was a bit noisy. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful with questions and recommendations.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This hotel has some good features: location: close to "downtown" Lewes shopping, beach and Cape Henlopen State park, it's clean, quiet, has ample parking,it appeals to families with small children and the front desk staff was friendly and helpful. The down sides: It is so outdated with décor! The lobby is "junky"- over run by trike bikes and toys. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were in a pinch as the hotel we'd reserved in Dewey Beach did not have our reservation, and EVERYTHING in the area was sold out! We called the Beacon & were relieved to snag their last room. We loved the friendly staff/owners. Very personable. Overall we enjoyed our stay as we would not have discovered the charming town of... More 

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Port Deposit, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Lewes is the best kept beach resort secret. Basically, it's a boater's town with access to the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It's a beach resort with a real-town feel. Small, not overly commercialized, quiet, but loaded with great restaurants and upscale shops. The Beacon is an older, recently renovated hotel with a homey feel. It is quiet, clean,... More 

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ABERDEEN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stay here several times a year. Always the same great family that runs the business. As stated by others, smack dab near the middle of town, very accessible to all adventures. Great pool for the family everything is very well kept. Not a chain motel, so you get friendly staff who all have "skin in the game"...very clean. Families with... More 

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Pennsylvania
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Plenty of good parking. Close to beach and Cape Henlopen and town. Took 20 minutes in heavy traffic to get to Rehobeth. Clean room , amenities, towels , fridge, and tv. Would give 5 stars if they would update their bedspreads( underside pilling from washing) Nice pool and area which the children enjoyed until sunset.If staying for a longer visit... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were first time Beacon Motel visitors. The motel was within walking distance to food, stores and attractions. The room was clean and neat. The bathroom was well equipped with towels and soap. We would definitely visit the area and this Motel again.

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Lehigh Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Yes, it is outdated, a little worn around the edges and no elevator, but it is the perfect beach motel! Walk to the beach, rent a bike and explore the area, especially Cape Henlopen. Lots of great shops and restaurants all within walking distance. Nice pool, rooms are spotless, mini fridge and coffee or tea round the clock in the... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Ok, yes, this property is not brand new - but the rooms are good size, spotlessly clean, attractively decorated, have comfortable beds, loads of towels (even beach towels for the pool), private balconies, a mini refrigerator, and good size flat screen TV. AND, the room rates are half what we were quoted for nearby (newer) motels. I thought the pool... More 

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