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“Not worth the price!” 2 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Gold Leaf
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1400 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971   |  
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Ranked #14 of 29 hotels in Rehoboth Beach
Cordova, MD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
“Not worth the price!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The carpet in the hallways and room was disgusting. I first started walking barefoot in the room only to discover my feet felt really sticky and when I looked at my feet -they were gross!! The water view is deceiving as well. You can sort of see water -the ocean on one side but not really. The French balcony was also deceiving for me. When I think of balcony I think of going outside - not here - there are doors that open to nothing with a rail across the opening. Otherwise a huge window to open. Breakfast did not impress me - just your average hotel stuff. This area for the beach is a great spot but would pick another place to stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We loved the proximity to beach, free breakfast is nice, tho coffee is terrible, also coffee in room is awful, but refrig. and microwave very convenient. Beds are comfy, bathroom clean and good water pressure in shower, front desk staff friendly and helpful. Pool is very nice, only needs re-surfacing, and plastic lounge chairs could do with some padding, and PLEASE water and save those dying plants. BIG NEGATIVE: filthy rugs in hallway and room. Do not attempt the white sox test....I fear the dirt will never come out. Suggestion to management: put in laminate flooring: easy to clean and such a fresh clean look. Would really improve this little seaside gem.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

arrival staff was less than welcoming, with telling our party of 6 that we were only allowed one vehicle or else be towed.. we paid an additional 60 dollars in permits after trying to find the permit place. The breakfast room was over crowded more space due to management.. No hot water, or water pressure.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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wilmington, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The reservation said ocean view but my view was of another building. I requested to be away from the ice machine and doors but they placed me directly across both and the elevator. So I heard slamming all night and ice poring at 6:00 AM. No useable wireless. Too weak. Rooms was dirty. found long black hairs on the sink and in the bathroom. Eating area is too small. They locked my room remotely at 9:30 even though I was still packing and putting stuff in my car.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is on the beach side 2 minute walk to beach. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful in allowing us to extend our parking privileges for a few extra hours. They have a garage that makes it easy to get to your room. There are meters for parking beside the hotel.
The breakfast was pre package muffins and cereal.
We had a room with three double beds. The room was clean. Our stay was one night I would not recommend for a week long stay. They have an outside shower beside the hotel. The pool was roof top. It is in need of some touch up.
The staff was friendly and you are in the heart of Dewey.
There was a fridge and microwave in the room and flat screen tv.


  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

nice place in heart of dewey beach area. Walking access to several eating spots and also several night places/ bars. the best part was a 2 minute walk up to beach and easy walk back. thsi was the best benefit of the hotel location. Room and amenities are good and staff was better than average.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Brooklyn, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Stayed in a room with 3 double beds. Just barely enough space for 6 adults, but it worked. Clean rooms. Great location to beach, bars, and restaurants in Dewey Beach. COLD SHOWERS. Nice rooftop with lounge chairs and pool.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1400 Highway One, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Gold Leaf 2.5*
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Also Known As:
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