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Sea Shell Motel

2301 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • 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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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Decided to stay at the "Mom and Pop" style motel on a whim (spring break) visit to Virginia Beach in May. Yes, the rooms are dated and kind of small but they are clean. All we had to do was step out of our room, cross the boardwalk and BOOM...... ON THE BEACH!!!! While we didn't spend too much time... More 

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Adairsville, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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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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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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