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“Great little getaway” 5 of 5 stars
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Ranked #4 of 16 Rehoboth Beach B&B and Inns
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Great little getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We were looking for a quiet escape after our wedding last week and found it at the Lighthouse Inn. Jerry and Matt are wonderful hosts. We were there during the off-season, so Rehoboth was eerily quiet. The location is excellent as you are walking distance to everything you need. We enjoyed a leisurely continental breakfast on Saturday and Jerry's Hawaiian french toast Sunday in the large sun room. The cordials and chocolates waiting for us in our room after dinner was a nice way for us to quietly enjoy our final evening.

Room Tip: Key West room has an ocean view and a little bistro set to enjoy a cocktail. Fun decor. Also a littl...
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  • Stayed November 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Perfect location, warm hosts, delicious breakfasts, beautiful rooms, and the beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas are provided for you. This place has it all! As an example of the outstanding service, I asked Jerry where we could buy sunscreen. He stepped into the next room and fetched me a bottle. And then there is the delightful liqueur and chocolates on the night before checkout. They also gave us great tips about eateries. Rehoboth is a very family-friendly place and this is a no-kids place, so it is a distinct niche. We love kids, but it is great to have a lovely romantic retreat at the end of the day.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

A great B&B very close to the beach, as well as all of the Rehoboth restaurants and shops. The rooms were spotless and the breakfast was great.

It wasn't a problem for us, but a warning that the top floor rooms can only be reached via some very steep stairs. We were very glad that our 8 month pregnant friend didn't have to use them.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A great B&B with wonderful access to the beach, restaurants and nightlife. Everthing is within walking distance. Park your car when you arrive and leave it there. Jerry and Matt are gracious hosts and we enjoyed great breakfast food and were directed to some fine restaurants. The front porch is a very inviting place to have your morning coffee.

Room Tip: Try to secure the Key West Room if you can. Very spacious and private
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  • Stayed September 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
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Not only was this my first time to Rehoboth, it was also my first weekend away with my girlfriend. Matt and Jerry were so charming, and their B&B was really just perfect. Fantastic location, beautifully maintained (the pictures don't really do it justice), and overall just a wonderful experience. The crowning moment, though, was when we returned to our room the last evening to be greeted with music and delicious cordials in crystal in our room! You don't get that at the Hilton.

Bravo! Thanks for everything. We'll be back.

-Brian

Room Tip: We stayed at the Egyptian lighthouse room, which was great since we enjoyed a wonderful conversation...
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  • Stayed September 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Beautiful accommodations, welcoming hosts, healthy breakfasts. Matt and Jerry guide you to the best restaurants and secrets in this charming resort town. Each room offers its own name and identity with the theme followed through the decorating and bed covers. Coffee, tea snacks available all day. A surprise beverage may delight you on your last evening.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Clean, very mellow atmosphere, and close to the beach. Fine service, great variety of fresh fruits, etc. at breakfast, not to mention the easiest-to-peel hard boiled eggs I've ever had. Jerry and Matt are very welcoming hosts...

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Address: 20 Delaware Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Rehoboth Beach
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just a 1/2 block to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, four rooms and one cottage available for rental with a nautical beach atmosphere.  All rooms have private bathrooms, AC, heat, remote controlled fireplace, direct-TV, DVD/VCR, Sonny radio with CD player, in-room refrigerator, videos, free parking, a quiet patio with fountain, complimentary wireless Internet access and upon request, a 40-minute complimentary Thermal Acupressure Massage on our Chi Bed. For the beach we provide free chairs, umbrella, towels, cooler and ice. Wine and cheese served on Saturdays in Season. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Lighthouse Inn Bed And Breakfast
Lighthouse Hotel Rehoboth Beach

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