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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 #26 of 73 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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NJ
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
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
35 helpful votes 35 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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
8 helpful votes 8 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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NJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We spent three days with our kids in an Oceanfront room (#214). Clean room. Very comfortable. The mini kitchen (fridge, cooktop, etc) is a plus with a young family. Enjoyed afternoon snacks on the balcony overlooking the sand & surf. We used the grills provided; they're cleaned daily. The pool was sparkling, ping pong table was fun for the kids.... More

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King of Prussia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Booked a two Room Oceanview Suite (room) - in August 2012 for two college students just before their return to school for a Dad and Boys time away - the older one decided to take a late summer class so it turned out to be just for two. The room would have been plenty for six if needed - but... More

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Sewell, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This hotel is so very clean. Something myself and my family always look for. The rooms with the kitchens are spotless, right down to the utensils. The B-Q's which can be used are always cleaned everyday. We bring ribs and burgers to grill. The owners take pride in their hotel. This is a family hotel so although you can hang... More

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Additional Information about Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel

Also Known As:
Commander-By-The-Sea Hotel Wildwood Crest
Commander-By-The-Sea Hotel
Address: 8803 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood Crest
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#28 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest

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