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Sea Shell Motel

2301 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Adairsville, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful awful awful. We made a last minute decision to go to the beach for Mothers Day...we didn't even stay the night. We went to the beach, went back for our stuff and handed the key in. It was absolutely appalling. Dirty is an understatement. The paint is peeling, there's mold in the bathroom, smells of smoke and urine. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst motel in Virginia Beach. It is dirty, run down, and the owner is rude and disrespectful. They cheat you out of your money and there is no way I would stay here. Beware please of this place and stay away.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed at this motel over a month ago because of the location on the strip and access to the boardwalk. There was a beautiful view from our ocean front room. AND our dog was welcome!! I noticed that it is one of the original motels still on the strip and honestly loved it. Despite the very cold weather it... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I stayed at this motel about a month ago and its still on my mind because I had a great stay and the staff was very helpful!!!!! It is one of the older motel's on the ocean front and iv notices all the improvement's being made to the motel in this past month.. I will be staying here agene very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

this place is a joke nasty rude employees. And one exspecially trying to break up homes of guests run do not stay there. They dont even give you mail that is delivered there to you theives is all these people are this motel should be. Closed down asap

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Front Royal, Virginia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We called ahead because it was only two pet friendly hotels in Va. beach, No elevator and being disabled this was not good! But we had the dog, the other would only allow dogs under 40 lbs! Stuck! So we endured a night of hell! The first room was leaking something so we were moved before we even moved in.... More 

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Miami, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Location was great! The night clerk was rude! I had to call the cops on her and the owner did nothing about it! Unacceptable behavior! When the cops showed up she wouldn't come outside, instead she hid. It's not worth the hassle for the money!!! Beware of this place!!!!!!!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Looked at the reviews. looked at the website. decided to stay here 3-31-14 for 4 nights due to being ocean front. the room was dirty. blinds were broken. no curtains at all. the stairwell was barely over 2 ft wide. barely any parking. not enough towels. we asked for 1 more and was told they were running short. the door... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I don't know what everyone is complaining about. The night clerk was extraordinarily good. Her customer service was top shelf. This is not a 5 star super expensive resort with white glove service. They are a small hotel in a city filled with giant chains. Don't expect it to be brand new. It is a bit worn around the edges... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I was nervous about staying because of the reviews but since it was last min I went with it. I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were old but they were clean. The bed sheets were clean no cig burns. I didn't see any bugs dead or alive, and the room stayed ice cold. Location was the best. Owners were nice... More 

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