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Sandcastle Motel

123 Second Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Ranked #21 of 29 hotels in Rehoboth Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The Sandcastle is located on the main drag in Rehoboth close to everything in town. Unfortunately, the place has not been updated in any way in a good 40 years. The lobby is minimal, soda and ice machines are in the basement parking garage. One great perk- free covered parking for guests. The rooms are minimalist. Ours had a microfridge... More

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Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Is so convenient, staff friendly, free covered parking that staff extends before and after arrival/departure if space available (it was in September) which was VERY helpful and appreciated. Not upscale, but acceptably clean... shows wear as a beach hotel, Quiet, even right next to elevator. I would stay here again, use the money you save for a good dinner.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This motel is in a great location-- walking distance to all the shops and the beach. However, it left a lot to be desired. My husband and I stayed here with his parents for a night in September. The place did not feel clean and was very dingy looking. The beds were absolutely terrible-- small double beds that were not... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stayed here for Labor Day and had a very average experience. It was WAY over-priced but felt safe and was a 5 minute walk to the board walk and beach. Pros: -Like 0.3 miles to the beach so a quick walk -Free covered parking in their garage so you don't have to worry about your car on the street or... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We paid $250 a night because of labor day weekend and we wanted to be close to the beach. The location is great but the rooms are old and dingy with a mildewy smell. The housekeepers didnt come to clean the room until after 2pm and they didnt even change our sheets which were sandy from the beach. The receptionist... More

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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We paid $225 a night for our average room and were disappointed with an unnecessary mix up at the front desk, dirty rotting bathroom floors, black mold or mildew at the top of the shower, rust on the door, filthy carpets, and a tiny balcony. All of this would be acceptable for $50-75 a night. I even wore my flip... More

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Kingston, New York
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

My friend and I recently stayed 5 nights at the Sandcastle motel. Having traveled many years to near beach locations, in many cities and states, this was one of the worst. The carpet in our room was filthy, no microwave, no coffee machine, dark creepy hallways and stairwells, no refill on soap shampoo, etc.Daily cleaning of the room was making... More

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

First off, the pros to this motel are without question the location, whether you are heading to the beach or any of the various shops and restaurants in the area, they are all within a few blocks. The staff was another plus. My wife arrived in the early morning hours after a very long drive and they allowed us to... More

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Duck Key, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The motel was a dump! Crudd in the bath, paint peeling off dismal hall walls, creepy elevator, hair on pillows......gave us creeps. But...they don't mind charging high rent for all this crap. Tearing it down would be the only way to improve this flea bag.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Pros: The location is great and right in the heart of Rehoboth Beach. It's very convenient to great restaurants, local shops and just a few blocks to the beach. Cons: The hotel is outdated, and the beds aren't very comfortable. The hotel is located right next to a municipal building that runs a very loud test siren daily.

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Also Known As:
Sandcastle Hotel
Sandcastle Hotel Rehoboth Beach
Address: 123 Second Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #21 of 29 hotels in Rehoboth Beach
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