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Fenwick Islander Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   Ocean Highway & South Carolina Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Fenwick Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Erin O Kansas City, Missouri
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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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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, this is an older motel. Yes, it needs a few update. YES, it is well worth staying here! Our first impression of the motel was the staff - we arrived quite late at night (thank you, wonky GPS), but the man working at the front desk waited around another 20 minutes after his shift ended make sure we found... More

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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Fenwick Islander Motel for the second time, and again I was not disappointed. The motel is an older structure, but well maintained and in good condition. The room was clean and was equipped with a microwave, fridge and a kitchen sink. The backward rooms (with a small balcony) are very quiet. Beach access is just across... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was a great little motel located far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Ocean City but still close enough to enjoy the fun. The boardwalk was only a 15 min car ride away, but I much prefer the beaches of fenwick island. The motel was very clean and quaint. Each room has a private balcony; I paid... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

You have to pay for ice!!! Need I say more? I have been in expensive places and very inexpensive places... I must say this is a first fir me. Ice machine is on bottom floor only if your on 3 rd floor running up and down can get old quick. Clean but very dated. Don't bring a lot of luggage... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

First, let me start by saying that my wife and I have stayed at the Fenwick Islander many times throughout the past years, often several times per year. We've loved it and considered it a great value (considering proximity to the beach and other motels in the area). The staff is and always has been wonderful - very welcoming, kind,... More

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DSites, Manager at Fenwick Islander Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your kind words about our wonderful staff and your loyal business with us! . It is disheartening to hear of the disappointment in your last stay. I can assure you cleanliness is a high priority to us. We address any issues of concern with our housekeeping staff and... More

Shelton, Connecticut
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

this was our 3rd visit to the Fenwick Islander Motel in Delaware. Clean, friendly service. No coffee pot in room, but they have it in the lobby. King size bed, microwave, sink, refrigerator with small freezer compartment included. The pool is lovely and clear. The staff was great; knowledgeable about the area etc.we will certainly stay there again as we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with two small children around Labor Day. The front desk staff was very nice and you can't beat the proximity to the beach...but DIRTY!! our room was full of mold! Mold on the drapes,in the shower,on the mini fridge...everywhere. I even found half eaten crackers on the floor(that didnt belong to us)- if things like this matter... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The location was perfect and the cost affordable even on a busy Labor Day weekend. Beds ok. Inexpensive looking toiletries but they worked. Parking was difficult when we got home around 11 pm so I would suggest you either keep your car parked or be sure to come back early if you want to have a parking place at the... More

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21 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My boys and I stayed here for the night this past August. The motel was very clean and the staff was friendly. We ordered some pizzas from a local pizza place and sat by the pool at the nice tables they have set up and enjoyed dinner outside. The motel is close to everything. Will stay again!

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Beltsville, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I booked 2 nights midweek. I've been going to Ocean City for over 50 years, and this is the second time I've stayed on Fenwick Island. I love the atmosphere; very quiet and friendly for all ages as opposed to the frenetic atmosphere of OC. I would definately chose Fenwick Islander over the other bay-side hotel I stayed in last... More

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Address: Ocean Highway & South Carolina Avenue, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Location: United States > Delaware > Fenwick Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Fenwick Islander Motel 2*
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