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Sentinel Motel

1445 Wilmington Pike, Chadds Ford Twp, West Chester, PA 19382
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Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in West Chester
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Freetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being listed as #1 place I had higher expectations. Four good things: tho on a main road (202) it was set back so it was quiet, the manager was nice, the bed was very comfortable and the shower head was large with good water flow. The rest was like I was staying at an old aunt's house... Mold in shower,... More

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a few days in July with my brother and his partner and loved it. I am returning for another stay this weekend with my son and his girlfriend. The Sentinel is clean and reasonable priced. The bed was comfortable, it was very quiet, and the staff were amazingly efficient, friendly, and responsive. As... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what I would like to call "vintage". The room colors are very 1970s deep maroon. The bed was awesome. I swear they put 1000 count thread sheets on the bed. Even the table lamps were cool. And this place was SO clean! There was a big tv, microwave, and good sized motel fridge. I could have slept there... More

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Nirav P, General Manager at Sentinel Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments; we appreciate your candid and honest feedback. We take pride in the service we provide to our guests and I am glad that you had a pleasant experience. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Coram, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed here for four nights after having read prior reviews of how nice this little place was. well, it certainly exceeded our expectations. firstly, although it is located on a busy highway, the property is located on a hillside so you don't see or hear any traffic. our room had a comfortable king sized bed... More

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Nirav P, General Manager at Sentinel Motel, responded to this review

Dear Robin L. Thank You for your kind words about our motel. You made some great observations to share with fellow tripadvisor readers; and We are so glad we are your place to stay during your trip to the Brandywine Valley. The next time you plan on staying at Sentinel Motel, please call me ahead so we can take care... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here for a week while back home visiting family and friends. All new furnishings in room, newly painted, new carpets. Air conditioner worked great. Small bathroom and I am handicapped but I was able to work with it. Shower was small but great water pressure. Microwave, refrigerator all worked great including the little freezer to keep out gel... More

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Kennett square
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was great !! The service we got as we'll nice people and such a nice place !! U feel comfortable . U have tv, water,fridge and microwave . The bed is confy super clean the bathroom as well !! Irecommended to people ..

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Madison, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

needed a place to stay near longwood gardens without breaking the bank, the rooms were spotless and the owners treated you like family. The rooms had a refrigerator, microwave, wifi and were very pleasant. set back from the road they were also quiet.

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San Gabriel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is located right off a highway near where the wedding was that we were going. Didnt hear much noise though. The room was clean. The bathroom good. Only downside was there was no plugs in the bathroom for my wifes hairdryer which she needed for the wedding. (Later after we had decided to move, the owner offered us... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I checked in for 5 days and stayed for 3 months (house purchase from hell ...). This is run by a family with 2 motels who are experienced motelliers. Many repairmen working for insurance companies after major storms etc stay here as a base while they help with the fixing up, one guy was a regular from Wyoming! This place... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Old style motel, clean, comfy beds, but no frills! Mini fridge, but no microwave or coffee maker in our room (#12). No counter space in bathroom. No toiletries (except bar soap) or hangers. Bring your own!!! Air Conditioner worked well, there were enough plugs to charge our gadgets, little road noise as the motel is on a hill above the... More

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Address: 1445 Wilmington Pike, Chadds Ford Twp, West Chester, PA 19382
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > West Chester
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Located south of West Chester, the Sentinel Motel is 2 miles from the Brandywine Battlefield, 4 miles from West Chester University and 8 miles from Longwood Gardens. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and flat-screen TV's are offered for your entertainment. Each newly remodeled spacious guest room at the Sentinel Motel includes a refrigerator, microwave, and satellite TV. The brightly decorated rooms have a work desk for you convenience and an en suite bathroom. The West Chester Sentinel Motel is air conditioned and offers fax and copy services at the 24-hour front desk. The motel also has a vending machine with drinks. The motel situated on top of the hill is in one of the finest areas and only a few miles away from dozens of restaurants. The Brandywine River Museum is 10 minutes' drive and The Chadds Ford Winery is 15 minutes' drive from the motel. ... more   less 
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