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Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   7400 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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Ranked #66 of 74 Hotels in Wildwood Crest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014
Mikeatsea03242 Henniker, New Hampshire
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Henniker, New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Deciding a week before we were going to Wildwood Crest for a couple of days in the peak of the season didn't leave us much choice. We signed up for the Sand Castle and hoped for the best. We found a clean, friendly hotel with a great location. We wound up paying $150 per night for a room with 2... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Any time you need quick getaway in the heart of summer, we're here for you, Mike. Thanks for taking the time to share this review. Can't wait to welcome you back! All the best, Management Team More

Sewell, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I've never written a review let alone a bad one but I'm so upset with the management at this place, especially Angela the so-called manager there. My parents are in their 80s and not well. My mom booked an efficiency on 8/18 by calling and speaking to Angela. She never spoke to my dad or us before doing so. My... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Two good things about the Sand Castle are the nice check in lobby and location in relation to beach, across the street. Rooms are small, dated, and very dirty. Appliances were dirty and rusty. No electrical outlets in bathroom. Caulking was cracked & broken around tub. Even the chairs by the pool were filthy. Disgusting. Wouldn't stay there again if... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed the check-in lobby and location, but we're sorry to hear the rest of our place didn't match up in your book. We're always looking to improve and this feedback really helps. That said, we do keep to the highest cleanliness standards, so if something isn't spotless, let us know when you're here. Take care, Management Team More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This was by far the most dirty and unkept motel I've ever stayed at in Wildwood . The room smelled dirty and for good reason, because it was. I only stayed here because I booked last minute in the summer and every other place I called was booked. No wonder this place had vacancies.

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We're disappointed that you didn't enjoy your stay here. Rest assured, we keep to the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitation. If you ever see anything out of order, let us know and we'll fix it immediately. Take care, Management Team More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Sand Castle Motel is indeed old (as other reviewers have noted), and so the rooms are small and do not have modern amenities (no outlets in the bathroom, only one outlet available to plug in phones, old AC unit installed in the wall, no full-length mirror, etc.). It is a real motel, so our room looked right out onto... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thrilled you and your family felt welcomed when you stayed with us! It's also great to hear that you enjoyed our Sand Castle Restaurant, too. That said, we want you to feel as comfortable in the rooms as possible. We'll definitely take your feedback into account -- we're always looking for ways to improve! Hope to see you again soon!... More

Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed in this motel for 5 nights in August 2014. Though quite old and in need of renovation, this motel is clean with very friendly staff and nicely located about a 3 minute walk to the beach. At our arrival the 2 ladies working at the front desk took care of us immediately and were very helpful during our... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you felt welcome here! There's not much better than to hear you had a great stay. Can't wait to welcome you back to Wildwood. Take care, Management Team More

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Need to gut the bathroom and start over would be a good place to start. The caulk in the tub was separating and the tile needed to be replaced. The tile floor is old and dirty. As someone who lives in an 85 year old home and loves restoration, some things just can't be saved. This motel is so poorly... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Rest assured, we take every measure to ensure each room is cleaned well. That said, we are always looking to improve, and appreciate your comments. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you'll give us another chance to show you a great stay! Take care, Management Team More

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The rooms smell, and need to be updated really bad. No place to plug in blow dryers etc. in the bathroom. Very small room. The pictures they show make the place look better then it really is. And someone took some items from our room...not cheap things either. Don't stay here.

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Kelly. We're disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your stay here. Next time, if there's anything we can do for you, let us know and we'll take care of it. All the best, Management Team More

Garfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Having been to the Jersey shore throughout my life, I've come to expect certain conditions of "hotel stays". The Sand Castle offered typical accommodations for us (4 adults and 2 children under 12 yrs). One bedroom with 2 beds plus a studio-style room with a bed and pullout sofabed and a small kitchenette. Our stay was 4 days mid-week. The... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your 4 day stay here, Al. We're all about fair-pricing and hearty breakfasts, and it's great you and your family enjoyed that. We are always trying to improve, so if you have any suggestions, we're all ears! Take care, Management Team More

West Chester, PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. We had 2 adults and two children in our room. They gave us a room with 2 double beds and one twin. We had a small fridge, and a microwave in the room as well. Though the accommodations could've been more modern, the room was clean, and we had everything we needed for a nice, inexpensive weekend.... More

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Paul C, Manager at Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to hear you and your family got everything you needed for a nice, inexpensive weekend at the beach! Hope to see you on the Jersey Shore again soon. Take care, Management Team More

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Additional Information about Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant

Address: 7400 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood Crest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sand Castle Motel & Restaurant 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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