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El Coronado Resort

8501 Atlantic Ave., at East Preston Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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Ranked #53 of 74 hotels in Wildwood Crest
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
chrissydoo6 New York City, New York
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Memory is a scary thing, but this place has really gone downhill. The rooms were renovated not that long ago and unfortunately they're already gross. We came here around 7 years ago (approx) or so and they had just been remodeled. My biggest problem has to be the gross people. These people are GROSS. The drinking at the pool around... More

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

Wishing you a pleasant rest of the summer! More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay. We actually came to see this hotel a year ago, after staying in a craphole nearby. We had a 1 bedroom effeciency, with kitchenette (large fridge, coffee pot, toaster) Our girls slept in a queen bed, in an alcove around the corner from the main area. Husband and I had a queen in the main... More

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

Thanks, Chrissy...so happy to read you and your family had a great time. When you're ready, El Coronado would love to host you again! More

Edison, New Jersey, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here twice a year, July and August, and we absolutely love it here. The hotel does need some upkeep maintenance however. Staff are all friendly and if you need anything you just need to ask. I do wish during movie night they would play something teens and adults would like, just not the little kiddies..The location in the... More

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

Hi, Christine....thanks for taking the time to note your comments. I don't show PG13 movies on the pool deck because of the amount of little ones on the property, however, I discussed this with my Guest Relations Manager and we decided to promote a private PG13 movie-viewing on Friday Night's next season in our Fiesta Room @ 8PM before the... More

Bayside, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was definitely not what i thought it would be. The walls had stains all over it. The pull out sofa had nasty stains all over it. When i opened up the pull out couch, the bed was not made and sheets were from last people staying there. The room was very dusty. I found a worm looking creature... More

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

Sal: I'm so sorry you found my hotel wanting in so many ways. I will personally inspect your previous unit when the current guests check-out. In a spirit of goodwill, however, should you permit me to host you again I would happily offer to you a free unit upgrade to any unit choice. More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

LOL I know exactly which patron Mediocre from RI mentions. There was one person tanning to a ridiculous shade of brown, which you can see at any resort at the Jersey shore. We had a 3 bedroom, 3 bath suite and thought the overall accommodations were solid. WiFi was awful and our rug was old and in desperate need of... More

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

So glad you had "good times" at my resort this season, Senior Advisor. We have already scheduled the hotel's re-carpeting for the Fall and I will certainly add more umbrellas to the pool deck as well. Enjoy the rest of your summer! More

Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mediocre place with super white trash people. Room was mostly clean. Towels are thin, pillows like cement and blankets more like thick shower curtains. Yes, the rooms have kitchenettes but so do all the other places in wildwood crest. The wifi stinks, truly. Watch out for the pool, though. Really, nasty, Magda-types (There's Something About Mary reference). Genuine grossness comes... More

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

Dear Rathsog...what can I say? More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice family friendly vacation spot. My family comes here every year but the place is getting a little run down. Fridge is leaking and visibly rusty. Sofas stained up & walls need a paint job. Pool is not as warm as it used to be. Overall still a nice place to stay with family.

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

Sorry, My Gringas, El Coronado advertises our check-in time between 3 pm & 5 pm. It is difficult at times to convert rooms after our 11 am check-out to be ready exactly at 3:00. It is certainly our goal to get our guests in their units as quickly as possible so they can begin their vacations. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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

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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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#31 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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