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“Outstanding, in EVERY sense” 5 of 5 stars
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Daytona Inn
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4010 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260   |  
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Ranked #16 of 77 Hotels in Wildwood
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding, in EVERY sense”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My family has been vacationing in the Wildwoods since the 1920s. I, personally, have stayed in over 40 different motels/hotels/apartments over the years (on business and pleasure trips), so this review comes with a good deal of perspective.

To put it as simply as possible, the Daytona Inn offers the very best aspects of the Wildwoods experience.

First and foremost, you and your family WILL be taken care of here. From the owners/managers right down the very attentive and courteous service staff, no detail is too small to be attended to.

The rooms are clean and are available in varied sizes to fit your accommodations. On our recent stay, my family enjoyed one of the two bedroom apartments (complete with living area, dining room and a kitchen) - perfect for our 5-day stay.

You can't beat the location - right in the middle of town and just a block away from the boardwalk and beach.

The Daytona attracts a friendly clientele, clearly a lot of repeat customers, and for very good reason!

  • Stayed August 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Deptford, New Jersey, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

thanks to my friend who gave me the # for Daytona Inn, i needed a mini get away badly..room was decent.comfortable. staff friendly & courtious..even tho i was there when it was Roar to the Shore, i will say the group that occupied the motel was very pleasant/friendly as well..I would def go back there again,

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Looking for a clean, family-oriented, convenient motel in Wildwood? Then the Daytona's your place!

Ask for John, the owner, he couldn't be more helpful during your stay. Whether it's a few days or a few weeks, this NASCAR themed motor lodge is a great spot for couples or families. Just one block from the legendary Wildwood boardwalk, the rooms are spacious and clean. Each has its own coffee maker, microwave, cable tv and a decent size fridge. Both the AC and the shower water pressure were fantastic. The staff was polite and helpful, happy to bring us extra coffee or even a hair dryer! There are two pools, BBQ grills, picnic area and discount tickets as well as local restaurant recommendations available to all guests. John sent us to Schellengers, which was delicious seafood without a wait!

Free parking was a dream, making it easy to load and unload our car. Free wifi works in the rooms and by the pools. But let's be honest, if you're staying at the Daytona, you're probably over twenty-five and looking to take a few days off from work. I read some of the other reviews on here before our trip and all I can say to the naysayers is take it walking...to some other more persnickety beach town. The Dayona Inn is a family friendly spot in a busy summer resort town. Put your laptop away and enjoy the pools, walk the boards, ride the rides, relax on the beach, swim in the ocean. And most importantly, don't forget to "watch the tram car, please"!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This hotel was clean and a block away from the main attractions like the beach and the boardwalk. One of my only complaints is that one of our beds felt like we were laying on top of a cardboard box. It was so uncomfortable!! Thank God we had to Queen beds in our room and the other one was much more comfortable. Other than that we had a great stay and would return again. Average rates for that area and walking distance to mostly everything!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The reviews are spot-on for this Wildwood gem. 2 blocks from the boardwalk, off street parking, very clean rooms and family friendly.

We will absolutely be back. Probably get a little larger room next time. No complaints, our 8 year old loved the pools and we appreciated all the families. No loud parties and the patio with gas grills was a nice bonus.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oakville, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Good location for main boardwalk but over priced for the state of the room. We wanted to leave after the 2nd night but they would not refund the rest of our stay due to "Policy" and we were forced to stay for 5 nights since they had already charged our credit card. We found better rooms with ocean view at a cheaper price just south of this motel. This is just your typical motel, old beds, old tube tv, kitchenette only had one burner working. BBQ's on site didn't heat higher than 200, pools were chlorinated in the morning without any warning to swimmers - my kids had blurred and burning eyes. Staff are not provided with proper keys to access rooms - in case of emergency. Would not recommend this place to anyone!!
The cleaners were extremely helpful and checked on us daily to ensure we were well taken care of. We tried to talk to the owner to address the issues but he refused to listen to us. Owner and office management has attitude! We will not be returning on our next stay in Wildwood.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Hamilton, NJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were able to get a rare weekend away from our young children August 17th and 18th. We were thrilled to stay at the Daytona Inn! It was my first time in Wildwood, and the hotel offered us easy access to the Boardwalk due to its proximity! We had a corner, Queen sized room. It was very clean, and the bed was so comfy! The water pressure in the shower was wonderful; very surprising for a motel. I loved that the floors are tiled! That way, no sand in a carpet in a beach town!

We experienced excellent customer service, and any/all questions were answered and were helpful. John was very nice and helped us find restaurants, etc. We had no issues with WIFI, so that was not an issue at all. We are already planning to go there for a few days end of next summer, with the kids next time! I wouldn't think of staying at any other place!!! Go there, you won't be disappointed!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4010 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#16 Family Hotel in Wildwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Daytona Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only 1 block to Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk, The Daytona Inn is a family oriented motel offering rooms with 1 or 2 queen beds as well as larger 1, 2 and 3 bedroom family suites with kitchens. We were awarded Tripadvisor's prestigious Certificate of Excellence in 2013. We cater to families with children and couples over the age of 25. We offer 2 pools, bbq grills, free wifi, free in room coffee and discounts to amusement piers and waterparks ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Daytona Motor Hotel Wildwood
Daytona Hotel Wildwood
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