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El Coronado Resort

8501 Atlantic Ave., at East Preston Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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Ranked #52 of 74 hotels in Wildwood Crest
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got the H efficiency room. One of the rooms was so small that you could not move around. Definitely not big enough for 8 people. Also do not expect to check in at exactly 3. I was told that just because we can check in at 3 it doesn't mean the room has to be ready at 3.

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hope it was not too inconvenient for you but we advertise our check-in times between 3 to 5 pm, This is because our Housekeeping Department is sometimes challenged to clean all check-outs in a mere 4 hours after our 11 o'clock check-out. Still...we'll keep trying. Thank you. More

new jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the El Coronado in August 2014 with my girlfriend and five children. We had a good time. The hotel is in need of updating. The parking is tight also. The staff is nice and they cleaned our rooms just fine. The beach is huge and it is very comfortable when there is a lot of people on... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Dantum: So glad you and your family had a good time at my resort. Please know my room rates are competitive to other local hotels. A rate with tax as your specified would have been one of my largest executive suites. Thank you. More

Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we go to Wildwood for vacation,and every year we usually stay at a different place.I think that is probably the nicest overall hotels that we stayed at at wildwood.The grounds were nice,the pool was very very nice.Most of the staff was pleasant and accommodating.The rooms were tastefully decorated.The beds were very comfortable.I was not too pleased with the... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

I am always happy to read about our guests having a pleasant stay at our resort. I'm taking your advice and buying 2 more grills for our deck. Thanks again. More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average to poor all the way around. Dated interior however they have tried to update the furniture and carpet, but the bedroom area is small, the main area is compact as well, not much room to be in there except for being on the beds. Says it fit up to 6 but our 2 adults and 3 littles ones just... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Mari: I'm sorry you did not find our accommodations to your liking. During high season, our hotel is sold-out daily and our goal is to ensure a pleasant experience for all our guests. I will share your comments with my staff at our weekly meeting. More

Spring Valley, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If weather was nicer, this would have been more then perfect weekend.it's kind of like fishing. Good days of fishing and this was a case of bad day of fishing as the sun rarely shined. Pool was fabulous. Very convenient to beach access. Would return for sure.

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thanks, Kathy...I'll work on bright and sunny tropical weather for your return to the Wildwoods! More

Bridgeport, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great hotel besides some of the issues we had like when we got there it was around 3 and we had to wait a hour for our room to be finished, ill say the room number so it can be fixed for the next people 401 the bathroom door did bot lock and then the balcony light... More

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brucemo123, Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hello from sunny Wildwood Crest! Thank you for your comments and I will see to those unit repairs today if not already addressed. See you next summer! More

nyc
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first trip to Wildwood,NJ.Finding a decent hotel was a challenge.I had chosen El Coronado because it's proximity to the beach and nice pools for my nieces and nephew. The room was "OK" but we were on the second floor next to the pool so it was very noisy and every body can see us from the outside.So... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hello 1st Time: As noted in each unit, our housekeeping personnel will not make a bed if personal belongings are upon it. During inclement weather we show our guest movie-of-the-day in our Fiesta Room...and we have never had a 90's dance night. In future should you permit us to host you again, please direct all questions to my Front Desk... More

New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay at El Coronado. It is by far one of the better hotels in the crest. Room was clean and beds comfortable. The pool was the best!!! Only gave 4 stars due to the super SLOW wifi and the air conditioning in the room. When we got to the room the air conditioning was off. I... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Did you report your air conditioning to the Front Desk. We contract a local company for this service. Also, please know we have just finished installing a brand-new WiFi system. Our guest's are now enjoying it's speedy-quickness everywhere in the building. More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

free parking, not sure about wi fi, rooms were clean and comfortable, bring your own food and beverages, most rooms if not all, are equipped with a kitchenette, so save money and dine in, the pool area is well maintained, there are picnic tables and 2 to 4 grills available for use....most rooms have a small balcony, walking distance to... More

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

So glad you had another successful vacation at the Jersey Shore. Remember, if you book your 2015 reservation before October 20th, as a returning guest you be entitled to 2014's rates. Thank you for your kind comments and see you next summer! More

Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a 2nd year in a row. My family had an awesome beach vacation while staying at this hotel. Brought 3 children between ages of 8-15. Between beach, pool, arcade, snacks, and movies we had a blast! Definitely will return!

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I will share your sentiments at my staff meeting this week. An awesome review...thank you! More

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Address: 8501 Atlantic Ave., at East Preston Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood Crest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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#30 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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