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Beacon Motel

514 E. Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958
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  • 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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Delaware
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed with our two little ones. The lobby is so family friendly with a giant chalk board for kids,rocking horse dolphin, little bikes, a table of puzzles, and an intriguing large fish tank (you will appreciate this on a rainy day!) The housekeepers are extremely nice, always smile, ask if they can help you, and are always busy.... More 

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Newport, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a great location, but was definitely tired. The beds and furniture were well used and need replacement. But the room layout was great and most rooms had a balcony, which I enjoyed a great deal.

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wilmington,DE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

stayed at the Beacon hotel for one night. So #1, they don't require a 2 night stay which is very convenient. The Beacon is also cheaper than other hotels in the area. we had a king standard room. the room was clean and nicely furnished. the bed was fine. the hotel is within walking distance to town and the beach.... More 

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This motel is close to DE Bay, walking distance, it's very clean, rooms very nice & the people who own it are nice, friendly& professional. It's also close (few miles) from Cape henlopen state park which has aa great beach!! We'd stay here again!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Was recently at this motel as I was passing through the state. The staff here was super nice and polite, but the place was extremely outdated. The cost per night is very reasonable, but don't expect too much. The beds were terrible and the power went out in the entire place for a couple of seconds during my stay. If... More 

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Hancock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Beacon Hotel has a great location on the Delaware shore with a view of the salt marsh out front. Lewes is an adorable beach town that is very walkable. Just behind the Beacon Hotel I had an easy walk to down town and the wharf area. The hotel has retail shops on the first floor and the hotel rooms... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were part of a biking tour on an April weekend, and enjoyed the stay here. The rooms are fairly basic--what you'd expect at beach areas--but large and substantial. The entrance is very modest from the front parking lot in the middle of a strip mall. There are 2 lobbies with comfortable chairs on both sides of the reservation desk.... More 

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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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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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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