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Sands Motel

1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel, plain and simple, should stop renting rooms to anyone until it can offer a decent room to travelers. The shower was moldy, the carpet in the bedroom looked like you wouldn't want to walk on it barefoot, the ceiling light cable that runs on part of the ceiling had rust throughout, and some of the people hanging out... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Sands! The beach is right around the corner and never crowed. Terry & Jason were very accommodating, everyone is very friendly and always willing to get you anything you need. We didn't take our dog but maybe next year we will! It's also right between the boardwalks at OCMD and Bethany, DE

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We typically bring the RV to the beach, but this year we didn't plan on a beach vacation so we didn't reserve anything. We decided last minute to find a place where we could just drive down with the kids and spend two nights at the beach... I found the Sands Motel to be 40%+ cheaper than everywhere else, and... More 

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Jayson V, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are happy you left the RV too. Was nice meeting you and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sands is the friendliest, relaxed, clean, quaint and inexpensive motel at the beach. Old time charm. The beach is just a short walk from our door. We finish the beach day at the motels clean and refreshing pool. Each room has its own entrance and two chairs and a table on the walk way. We end our evening sitting... More 

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Jayson V, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Dundalk, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We usually have stayed in OC for vacation, but this year everything was too pricy. We found a great price here at The Sands! We arrived to find a friendly, welcoming staff. They are actually what made our vacation spectacular! Tasha and Carolyn were especially welcoming. Felt just like home... =) Anything we needed, they went out of their way... More 

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Jayson V, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for giving us a try, and checking out Fenwick Island! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My family and I had a great stay here at the Sands Motel! It's very convenient to alot of restaurants and shops and the beach is only a couple steps away! The pool was very nice and big not very crowded... just felt so welcomed here the people were very nice an polite and when we checked in we were... More 

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Jayson V, Front Office Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My family and I come to stay at the Sands almost every year. The staff here are always friendly and welcoming. Our housekeeper Rhonda did a great job and provided whatever we needed. She was very friendly. Some of the time we preferred to not have room cleaned and asked for what we needed. She got them right away. Go... More 

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Jayson V, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We value our guest and there opinion. Please stay with us again soon!Have a great day. More 

Dover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very friendly staff. Rhonda in housekeeping was helpful with all of our needs with the stay and also gave us some very good suggestions on local restaurants. Our favorite local restaurants were Warren's Station that was across the street and Surf's edge that was a couple of blocks down the Coastal Highway.

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Jayson V, Manager at Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We value our guest and there opinion. Please stay with us again soon!Have a great day. Great Beach pictures! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

I LOVE this place so much that after staying one night early last month I've been back almost everyday day sense LITERALLY. Though I have to admit it took some adjusting to the first night as it does pretty much anywhere for me I now can't stop going back lol. The staff makes the place with the exception of one.... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The pros: Very great location. Best pool I have ever seen while on a vacation. Jason and the majority of the other staff went out of their way to make us comfy and feel like family. The place was clean, and actually smelled good in the room. The cons: The building is very old and outdated, their cable consisted of... More 

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