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Sea Side Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Formerly Idlewhyle Motel)
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Ranked #80 of 114 Hotels in Virginia Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009
whackomom Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, PA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

The pluses: clean rooms, charming old doors with keys, which we never lost once because we could turn them in at the desk which is always staffed (allowing all 5 of us to come/go independently.) Great second floor deck from which we watched awesome thunderstorms over the ocean with other guests, Ooing and Ahhhh-ing like for fireworks. There are about... More

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Ravenswood, WV
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2009

We stayed in an oceanfront efficiency. Yes the rooms and appliances are dated but what do you expect when you pay $119 for the bottom floor 100 yards from the beach. The best options are the free bicycles offered by the hotel for guest use, free parking even though it is across the street, and cafe on location with reasonable... More

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washington d.c
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2009

First i want to say that the seaside is a great place to stay it is very affordable . If you want a oceanfront room you have to book it a head of time because they only have three but rooms have everything you need . The lobby area is wonderful. I stay here every year and i never been... More

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Henrico,Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2009

I enjoyed this place. I had stayed from 4-3 to 4-7 and it was awesome. There isnt any complaints at all. I will like to add its on the beach and i will i repeat will come back next year fir sure. Thanks alot Captain Long for being so cool to us and i hope that you remember us. Also... More

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ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2008

Let me start by saying DO NOT LISTEN TO THE BAD REVIEWS!!!!!My husband and i stayed here for our first vacation together in 17 years,and also his first trip to the ocean!!We stayed from July 14,2008 to July 18,2008.The front desk staff were more than friendly when they found out we were from Ohio(GO BUCKS!!)they said we had to stay... More

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Leesburg, VA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

From the outside, the Seaside looks like a nice little hotel. Don't let the looks deceive you, though. The prices were too high, and the quality too low. The staff was friendly for the most part, but the rooms are tiny and cramped. The bathroom was so small it was hard to maneuver around in there, and let me inform... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2008

I stayed there the end of march and will list the good with the bad. Here is my take on this hotel.The good it is on the beach and affordable. I paid 125 plus tax and deposit for a week it came 248 dollars. The cafe down stairs is great and so is the man that runs the place. In... More

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virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

The Seaside is flippin AMAZING!! It's such a good deal, b/c it's on the ocean. I've stayed at least three times, and have absolutely no complaints for this quaint little getaway. It's great guys!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2008

We stayed here last August and found everything to be fantastic. This hotel always seems to get a bad rap but I've never had any problems that weren't rectified right away. My mom had just had shoulder surgery and the staff made sure she had a room close to ours so we could help her out very easily. The rooms... More

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Spotsy, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2008

I also hate all the bad reviews this place is getting. This is the ultimate little beach getaway that you'd always see at the Jersey Shore long ago. My husband and I come back here every year to watch the Shriner's parade the weekend after Labor Day and sometimes once during the summer. It's perfectly located on Atlantic right next... More

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Address: 2705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Formerly Idlewhyle Motel)
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Side Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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