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Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel

8803 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel
Ranked #29 of 74 hotels in Wildwood Crest
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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falmouth, maine
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248 reviews 248 reviews
41 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, we just sort of picked this place based on a local referral service, a last minute arrangement just to have a base to visit the area for 2 days. I'm from NJ, used to vacation further north at the shore in Lavallette; never been to Wildwood or Cape May. This is an unassuming 3 story stucco motel right on... More

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Philadelphia,PA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Lcarlotta stated he is a police officer so my guess is he is a little more paranoid and on-guard regarding his surroundings than the rest of us. And that is fine and understandable. I hope he reads this because this is a sincere,accurate response from a longtime Commander patron. I have been going here for 10 years. I stay... More

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Waverly, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We have not stayed here this year, but have stayed there previously for a week in the summer for approx 15 years straight. Friendly, clean, great service, always updating to the best of their ability. Nicco is right.......... it's the shore and you are not going to get a Vegas-type resort anywhere. Great location, clean pool....yep, they will wash the... More

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NJ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We just came home from a week long stay at the Commander-by-the-Sea. We invited friends and family down to join us mid week. We all had a wonderful time! This was our first trip back to Wildwood in 10 years and found the Commander to be just as clean, comfortable and friendly as it was 10 years ago. The same... More

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Parsippany, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

The Commander has always been a "Happy Place" for me. My family started staying at this motel 41 years ago. I had not been there in 9 years, but found it to be just as great as it always was. The same family has owned it for all these years and they make you feel welcome and have a friendly... More

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Albany, NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This was my second stay at the Commander. We had a 3rd floor oceanfront efficiency room with a balcony. Lots of greats: location, balcony, views, beach, pool, kitchenette, owners, staff. The only very minor minus I would mention is that the beds are a little too firm, however, they are not cheap beds so that isn't the problem; I just... More

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

The place was recommended by a friend because it was clean, great location, and heated pool. Our friend was right on all accounts! Some other reviews are spot on with cleanliness, proximity, and friendliness of the staff, etc. This was a girlfriend get away for the night and was a great choice. Not fancy, but impeccably clean and we loved... More

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New Milford, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

A relaxing place, it felt like we were part of the family:) We stayed a few days and wish we planned to stay longer:) Its so close to beach, and the shuttle, which staff recommended brought us right to the boards. Its very clean and everything in the room worked perfectly. The efficiency allowed us to snack and save on... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My family had already had our major vacation for the summer, so wanted a shorter and less expensive trip before school started. A friend told us about the Commander, so we checked Tripadvisor and booked our reservation. Commander was exactly what we expected it would be. It is an older, small resort with nothing luxurious or fancy. It is, however,... More

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Sparkling clean, well-sized pool. Great location right on the beach. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Rooms older but very clean and everything in working order. Family-run. Have been here five times during past few years and find this the best combination of value Would definitely come back.

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Address: 8803 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood Crest
Also Known As:
Commander-By-The-Sea Hotel Wildwood Crest

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