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Fenwick Islander Motel

Ocean Highway & South Carolina Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Numidia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good place for the price you pay. Within walking distance to the beach and shops. Staff was friendly and helpful. The pool is a plus because it is open all night. Staff promptly cleaned rooms while we were out. Nice to return to a clean room!

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Paterson, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Fenwick Islander as an overnite beach stay from Dover International Speedway. We stayed in room 201, street side. Would not recommend it. Everyone can see into your room and the blinds are below standard. Maybe they should install shears but it may get in the way of the 'residential' screen door to the deck which was wet... More 

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We go to the Fenwick Islander every year for a mini get-a-way weekend for myself and my wife. We have never been disappointed. Rooms are always neat and clean, friendly staff as well.This is a family owned hotel , nothing fancy, just clean rooms. This hotel is 2 blocks from the ocean, close to shopping and restaurants.. About 20 min... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Last minute travel trip to Delaware for an interview and the staff were very accommodating, pleasant & helpful to me. The room was very comfortable, affordable, convenient to beach, dining, local shopping and will be back soon.

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Nottingham, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and myself have been to the Fenwick Islander twice this year. The Islander is a small motel made up of "no frills" rooms. It's draw is the simplicity, the cleanliness, the canal view, proximity to the beach, the eateries and shopping nearby, the price and of course the staff. This week we needed to get away for a... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very nice place to stay. Way better than the dump north of here! New owners in the other place has made us find a new place. Pretty sure we can now call the Islander our new home on vacation! Nice accommodations. Our room has a kitchenet whick was handy. As usual its always NICE AND QUIET!

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Elkton, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

worst place I ever stayed . booked ahead and paid more why . 167.0 a night no coffee in room people some people walked in as we did and got better room had to pay for ice I could put this place down all night but its at the beach so no one will care oh ! and the people... More 

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Hampstead, Maryland
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

every other place is booked and you have NO intention of watching TV or getting a good night's sleep, this is your place! We stayed here over the weekend and I thank God it wasn't for longer. Pros: It has air conditioning and indoor plumbing. Cons: There was a "kitchenette", with a mini fridge and microwave. There was no coffeemaker.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My teenage daughter and I came to OC for a last hoorah at the beach before school. We had no reservations for Saturday night. After calling hotels down Coastal from Rehobeth to OC, everything was 200+. The Fenwick was under 200 leaving us extremely skeptical. We were thrilled to find a very clean room with towels and sheets that smelled... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Considering every place that I wanted for a last minute family vacation in an ocean city condo was booked, this was a nice place to "settle". Very nice for a motel. Roomy, clean, quiet, comfortable beds, one block walk to beach. Although there was no stove, the kitchenette was useful since we know how to cook meals in the microwave... More 

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