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Beacon Motel

514 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958
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Beacon Motel
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Lewes
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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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Lehigh Valley
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, it is outdated, a little worn around the edges and no elevator, but it is the perfect beach motel!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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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Catonsville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We've been coming to Rehoboth for years and found the Beacon in Lewes because it takes reservations for single weekend nights. It's GREAT for the tournaments, don't let SATB tell families where to stay. The Beacon does not have an elevator and has funny pastel colors in the hallways, pretty funky. It has a nice pool and deck for gatherings,... More

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Pine Grove
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We go to Lewes every summer, and we always stay at the Beacon! The hotel is nice, I love the pool -- it's outside on the 2nd floor, which is awesome. The best part is its location. It's within walking distance of both the bay and the historic town. It's also minutes from Cape Henlopen and the Tanger Outlets!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Went to Lewes to look for some property and did not make an advance reservation. There was a large wedding party in town so the two best hotels were full. We ended up spending one night at the less than bright beacon. The room was clean, but worn/dated. The furnishings had to be at least 15 to 20 years old.... More

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Milton, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We needed somewhere to stay to catch early ferry to Cape May. This was convienant to ferry and downtown Lewes. 50's beach motif but clean & friendly and perfect for what we needed. A little pricey for it's age but it had the desired location.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in need of a major makeover. The furniture looks like it was taken from an 80s Florida retirement home. The hallways are dark and dingy. Everything is in need of painting. The bathrooms are cheap and the soap in the bathroom looks like it has been re-wrapped from a previous guest. Carpet needs replaced, burnt iron marks... More

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Wilmington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stayed here 1st weekend of September for a weekend at the beach. Beacon staff were friendly and pleasant, the room was fine--quiet with quick access to the beach. we read the other reviews and brought our own sheets and will probably bring our own pillows for comfort next time, but you can't been the price and location for quick... More

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New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The location of this motel could not be more perfect. While the rooms could use a bit of an overhaul, they are clean and the staff is extremely pleasant. The swimming pool is fantastic. All in all....well worth the price.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We've stayed at the Beacon every year for the past 12 years. We like the prices, the size of the rooms when you upgrade to a queen suite, it easily can sleep 6. It's very close to the Lewes Beach and the ferry, however we go to Cape Henlopen State Park. Downstairs are a few shops and a deli, also... More

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Address: 514 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958
Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Also Known As:
Beacon Motel Lewes
Beacon Hotel Lewes

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