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“weekend off” 4 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge Resort
2.0 of 5 Resort   |   19540 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971   |  
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Ranked #24 of 29 Hotels in Rehoboth Beach
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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“weekend off”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My son-in-law and I went down the shore for the weekend after he had a bad week. We left for Ocean City Maryland and try to get a room to stay for one night and could night find one and when we did find one it was $289 or better and had to be for two nights. We drove up to Rehoboth looking for a place to stay as we dove up on route1 and came up to this Econo lodge.The person behind the desk was very nice and said the room was $213 for one night. At this point we were exhausted and took it. It was on the second floor but it had an elevator. The room had everything we needed to include,coffe pot with coffee and more and a fridge. Free wifi and cable tv. The pool excellent and clean..Great place to stay.
PS: Crackerbarrle next door

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I looked around for prices of hotels and places in the surrounding area. This was the cheapest hotel that accepted my AAA discount. Most beach hotels run anywhere from $130 and up per night. It wasn't anything spectacular but it had a pool, was close to the beach, had baby squirrels running around, and a continental breakfast. Good enough for me!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

If your a non smoker don't even try to stay here. If you ask to change your room they will go out of their way NOT TO! Staff was very ignorant. Asked to speak to manager and received a snippy reply of not available. Will never stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Should have turned around when the clerk did not want bothered to check us in. I asked twice where the elevator was and received mumbled answers. End of sidewalk blocked by vehicles had to carry luggage thru bushes. Room was nasty. Box springs stained badly and very old. Sheets stained. Mold around air conditioner. Room was outdated and nasty! Stained up chairs. Dirty carpet. Bathroom was disgusting.
Not expecting a lot for a $90 room but this was awful. Requested call from manager. Never received. Did comp us $50

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I've stayed here a few times but never with my kids. This time was a family vacation with my 6 year old and my 4 month old. The hotel itself is slightly run down. It's showing its age. The pull out couch was very uncomfortable and stained I would not let anyone sleep on it. The bathroom had mold on the floor the ceiling was rusted and starting to fall. The bathroom door was coming apart and the shower leaked. The wallpaper was coming off the wall in several places throughout the room. The curtains had holes in them. What totally redeemed this hotel was the fact that the staff was AMAZING. We traveled in a bit early and because of the baby they checked us in early. We realized the fridge was not working properly so I walked up to he front desk because our phones didn't work and before I walked back to the room there was someone there fixing it. They determined that because the people before us put crabs in it and it stunk and was not getting cold they would just replace it. With in 10 minutes we had a new fridge. I don't know if I would stay again but it wasn't too bad for the price. There is mini golf right down the street and shopping all around. The beach is about 10 minutes away. Very convenient location. For the most part it was clean and had a comfortable feel. Just needs some upgrades.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New Castle, PA
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Stayed here last year and the rooms were way better then. Just a very average room. The beds were very uncomfortable this year and the room smelled like smoke. On the plus side then pool is very nice. I think next year we will be looking for a new place to stay. The location of this hotel is perfect.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were looking for an affordable hotel the Friday after July 4th 2013. Most of the hotels on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk were booked or required a two to three night minimum. We planned to spend one day in Rehoboth then drive south to Ocean City the next day so we only needed one night and the Econo Lodge popped up with a low rate (considering other hotels in the area) and no minimums. On the plus side the hotel is located on Coastal Highway just behind a Cracker Barrel restaurant and directly across the street from a K-Mart. The Tanger Outlets are about a block or two away on both sides of Coastal Highway and are in easy walking or driving distance. There is a Walmart and other chain restaurants/stores/liquor outlets/banks nearby which are very convenient. The other positive is the bus stop just in front of the hotel parking lot (sign is located on a utility pole). You can board a DART bus (206, 205 etc.) that goes to the park and ride about half a mile away then transfer to the number 201 DART bus that will drop you right on the boardwalk. This bus runs late into the night and is very convenient as it allows you to avoid the traffic and parking woes on Rehoboth Avenue and surrounding streets.

Now as for the hotel itself, the property is older and well worn. We stayed in room 110 which faces the pool and a set of vending machines. The room had two double beds, box TV, hair dryer, coffee maker, and small mini fridge. Overall the accommodations were fine for what we needed. The room was clean, the bathroom sufficient and included plenty of towels. We took advantage of the continental breakfast in the morning which included cold cereal, mini doughnuts/cupcakes, bagels, coffee and tea. Again sufficient to get us going in the morning. Check in is 4pm and check out is 11am. There is plenty of free parking and since we used the bus we never moved the car until we were ready to go. There were a lot of kids on property and we later found out that there was a baseball tournament so many of the players and their families stayed in the hotel but this wasn't a big issue except that they crowded out the pool. BTW, the pool closes at 8pm.

So if you are looking for a simple, budget friendly room in a convenient location this will do the trick.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 19540 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 29 Hotels in Rehoboth Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 123
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