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El Coronado Resort

8501 Atlantic Ave., at East Preston Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was our fourth times in Wildwood Crest. We tried various resort on the beach, but we totally enjoyed spending a full week at El Coronado for the last two summers. We always go at the end of July, which is very much the peak in occupancy, but it is perfect. We always rent the rooms with ktichen and the... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, DG_KS! We appreciate your notes and always look to improve our facility and the guest experience...we do it all for you!!! More 

Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first time visiting this hotel, as it was highly recommended. We loved it! The rooms were very spacious, and clean. We also had a kitchen in our room, which came is very handy for breakfasts and lunch. The front desk was a little slow and tended to be annoyed with the guests for some reason. I loved... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Alissa1111. I have noted your concerns and will focus on improving these issues for your return. Have a great summer!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's been a family tradition for the past 7 years. Great place friendly staff. The rooms are great clean and comfortable. The pool is nice and clean the hot tub the same relaxing. The beach it's right there the barbecue area is great and big. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

ArianaV: Thank you for the great review. It is our hope to have you return year after year! Thanks for making our season so successful...enjoy the rest of your summer. More 

Verona, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at El Coronado Resort ( 1 bedroom eff) 4 nights and 5 days from July 21 to July 25. First time staying there and must say was very pleased with the room, staff and location. Hotel was right on the beach and short drive to wildwood boardwalk and Cape May. Would stay here again and would recommend this hotel... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Jerseygirl411...we're here for you when next you need a Wildwood getaway! More 

Albany, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked well in advance (almost a year) with 3 families. We have been staying here for 4years now. We requested to all be on the same floor the person we reserved the rooms with said no problem. Apparently she only put a do not move on 1 of the 3 rooms. When we checked in we were all on... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hello Johng1225: I apologize my hotel was unable to keep your rooms together during your recent stay but, unlike cookie-cutter motels, our 18 different unit-styles per floor at this resort can be challenging to juggle. Although we do give priority to our guests "requests" in this regard, unit locations cannot be guaranteed in high season. More 

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Albany NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 2 rooms through Booking.com for next July. I received email confirmation on both rooms. As always I called to verify the reservations and was told that El Coronado would not honor my confirmations because they has posted incorrect rates. Can you imagine if we had driven 5 hours in July to find out we did not have rooms... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Dear MaggiesGram: As promoted by our hotel's printed materials and website, our resort requires a 3-night minimum during our high season of July and August. Booking.com should not have been promoting my hotel for 2016 until it is opened by the hotel and meet our booking requirements which is usually each Fall. I'm sorry for this confusion but it is... More 

Aquebogue, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just stayed with my husband and 3 kids at the end of July. First the good, the location is fantastic. Right on the beach, very convenient when dragging all the kid's things down to the beach. The pool and the pool area is beautiful. They have a DJ at the pool a few times a week and they do... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Jmato3: Yes, our resort does show poolside movies 3x a week and only bring it into our meeting room if inclement weather is forecasted. The hotel's bedding is either new this year or installed last year. We receive many compliments on our Serta Presidential Sleep-sets and have even supplied many guests with Serta's contact information to purchase a bed-set... More 

New Jersey
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love staying in Wildwood Crest. We usually stay at smaller hotels but decided to try the El Coronado Resort. I've booked a 7 night stay. Upon checking in, I had asked if I could leave 1 day early due to family issues. They said I can't receive the money back for the night so I decided to stay. My... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hello, Lisa0426: My apologies on your inconveniences. I will address my housekeeper in an effort to better serve our valued clientele. Thank you. More 

Fairfield, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at many hotels along the Wildwood Crest coast. This by far has to be the best to date. The rooms were clean. The beds were luxurious and so so comfortable! The staff was amazing and was there to help or answer any questions that we had. The restaurant had more items than a diner. I would highly... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our resort, LauraMR102. Enjoy the rest of your summer season! More 

Staten Island, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have gone to this hotel for over 30 yrs... and sadly they have out priced themselves. Yes it is a very nice hotel, but they have made it too expensive to go there anymore :( I basicallyy raised my kids there every summer.. but it has become less costly to stay in Atlantic city than to stay at the... More 

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Bruce R, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hi JustJJ29: Please be advised that our room rates are increased annually between $4-$6 only on most of our unit styles. I am very careful in our pricing and, rest assured, for a resort hotel our prices are very competitive. Possibly a pre-season June stay would more fit your budget. More 

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