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Boardwalk Plaza Hotel
2 Olive Avenue, Oceanfront on the Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971   |  
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Ranked #4 of 29 Hotels in Rehoboth Beach
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My husband and myself always stay at the Boardwalk Plaza when we are in Rehoboth. Everyone working at the hotel is very friendly. Rooms are always very clean and comfortable. The only thing is the cost of the room. The hotel is first class,but not sure if it needs to charge so much in season.

Room Tip: Try to get oceanfront or at least ocean view.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I was very happy with my stay at the Boardwalk plaza. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful, the room was nice, parking was convenient, and the property is beautiful. Fair warning though, it is a bit pricey for the Delaware shore...more of a Nantucket/Newport price point. I also highly recommend the restaurant. The service was very professional and the food was excellent. You must order the crab bruschetta appetizer: perfectly grilled bread, mouth-watering marinated cherry tomatoes, and a ton of lump crabmeat heaped on top. I am going to order this for lunch and dinner next time I go back.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cambridge, Maryland
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

My parents took my husband and I as a surprise for the weekend. It was great! The service wasn't always up to par, but the atmosphere was awesome. We loved the birds and the tea service, as well as the location. The four of us shared one room with plenty of space. They called the spa a pool. It wasn't really a pool, just a giant Jacuzzi. As a Jacuzzi, it was awesome. As a pool, it was nigh non-existent. We had an beach view!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

My husband, two-year-old daughter, and I stayed for three nights at the Boardwalk Plaza and had a wonderful time. The beds were comfortable, the staff was helpful, and the location was great. We had an ocean-view room--gorgeous!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We came into town for two nights for a wedding in Rehoboth. The Boardwalk Plaza was just lovely. No complaints at all. Staff was very helpful and accommodating. The Victorian theme is sweet and something you don't run across normally while traveling. The oceanfront suite was like staying in your great grandmothers fastidiously clean home. The pocket doors were great for separating living room and bedroom if someone is an early riser. We did not travel with our children so stayed on fourth floor where they don't allow children and it was extremely quiet. This hotel clearly is a giant step above all hotels in the area along boardwalk.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We spent a few nights here right after Mothers day. The rate of just over $200 per room was bearable, considering the on beach and boardwalk location and nice balcony. Now the same room is over $400 per night. The faux victorian theme is enjoyable as is the whirlpool/pool off the lobby. The room was very clean and comfy. I don't think you can go wrong here if you're willing you're dig a bit deeply into the wallet. External renovation was going on during the days, luckily, not on our side of the building.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I'm very glad that friends there suggested we stay here. Most of the shore front at Rehoboth Beach looks as if it were built last year. The Boardwalk Plaza is an enjoying, amusing study in contrasts. Think new rooms, with a Dark Shadows general decor: the lobby, restaurants and halls are full of Victoriana - lamps, chairs, and fireplaces of that different age of yore (and let me not forget the two winning live birds in the lobby). We got a free upgrade to an apartment, and (gasp) they have Room Service that we used for a good dinner, hugely appreciated after a long drive. Breakfast is not included, but can be had in full at their waterfront restaurant on the boardwalk. Lovely staff and thoughtful amenities, including newspapers and DVD players (with a few movies). On the ocean side, small balconies with fab views.

Room Tip: Definitely, try for a waterfront room. Our 2br. apartment upgrade was huge, with large dining table...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Boardwalk Plaza Hotel

Address: 2 Olive Avenue, Oceanfront on the Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
#6 Business Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel – think of us as a beach house – with 84 bedrooms!At the Boardwalk Plaza, we are fortunate to call the ocean’s edge our home, and happy to offer you a unique and comfortable respite from the world where you can truly get away from it all. From the moment you step under our antique wrought-iron canopy and enter the lobby, our staff stands ready to offer you exceptional service. Whether you choose a suite with a private balcony, a deluxe accommodation that adds a whirlpool-for-two – or something in between – you’ll find an artful combination of freshly updated, Victorian-reproduction furnishings and can’t-do-without amenities like free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. From heavenly bedding to downy-soft bath towels and robes to remarkable room service with a smile, we do everything possible – and then some – to make you feel pampered. All of our guests can enjoy all-day dining in our oceanfront restaurant and relax in our heated indoor soaking pool. For adults traveling without children, our keyed-access concierge level offers accommodations enhanced with genteel extras and use of the private rooftop sundeck and spa.Like the ocean, we never close! Both the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel and Victoria’s Restaurant are open year-round. Join us for a weeklong vacation or a romantic escape – from a summer beach holiday to a cozy winter getaway. You pick the season that suits you best and we’ll take care of the rest. ... more   less 
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Boardwalk Plaza Rehoboth Beach
Hotel Boardwalk Plaza

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