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“Good enough” 5 of 5 stars
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Fountain Motel
4616 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260   |  
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Ranked #25 of 77 Hotels in Wildwood
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“Good enough”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

We just wished the pool was open all night long. One of the nights we were there it was so hot, and we wanted to go swiming but the pool was locked. But other than that it was very friend and family atmosphere. Im preety sure we will be there next year for the 4th of July again.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 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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Fountailmotel, Owner at Fountain Motel, responded to this review, July 21, 2013
It's nice to hear from you. You are very important to us. We are glad we made you feel welcomed. I'm sorry the pool was closed on your return from the boardwalk. Most places close their pools at 6PM. We keep it open until 9PM to give our guests some extra time and it's really pretty at night with the lights on. Unfortunately we have to close it ,so it can be cleaned. Other guests start to go to sleep, so to keep everyone happy we must follow some rules. We hope to see you next year and maybe you can make that evening swim. Have a great summer and thank you.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Millville, New Jersey, United States
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We have been staying at the Fountain Motel during the American Legion Convention for about 8 years now. The owners and staff are fabulous. Always greet you with a smile and ask if everything is OK. And if it's not, they fix it right away. Rooms are spacious and kept very clean. Pool is excellent. Outdoor BBQ grill and sitting area available for guests use. And 3 blocks from the Boardwalk & Convention Hall. You can't go wrong.

  • Stayed June 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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Fountailmotel, Owner at Fountain Motel, responded to this review, July 12, 2013
It makes us very happy to see our customers come back year after year. We love everyone and wish we could spend more time with you, but it gets so busy for us. We thank you for staying with us all of these years. We hope you have a great summer and see you in August!!!
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Paterson, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

My sister and I spent a few days at the Fountain Motel in Wildwood, NJ. The weather was beautiful! Spent our days at the pool and evenings on the boardwalk. The pool is kept very clean. The rooms are also cleaned everyday! This motel is family owned and treats everyone like family. They have a lot of repeat visitors.

Room Tip: More sun on the upper level. They also have rooms in the back with small kitchens & barbecue gr...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Fountailmotel, Manager at Fountain Motel, responded to this review, October 11, 2013
We are glad that you enjoy the location as much as we do. We always look forward to seeing you at the end of a busy season for some much needed laughs. LOL See you next year!!!
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Let's get this straight. This is not a 5 star resort!. So if you are looking for one in Wildwood, you will have to build it yourself. All of the accomodations in Wildwood, NJ are in small sometimes "Mom and Pop" Motels. I've been coming back for a few years now always around Mid August for my mother-in-law's birthday. The Fountain is a nice property with nice staff and has a great location. It is one block from the Beach, Convention Center and Boardwalk. You can literally drive in one day and not drive again until you leave. Everything you may need is in walking distance. My wife and I took our bicycles, which seems to be the way to go, and it worked wonderfully. We even kept them stored on the back of the car and no one bothered them. The pool at the motel is maintained everyday! The owner make sure of it as he does it himself. There is also free parking with each room. They have different room sizes to choose from. Some face the pool and others are in another building away from the pool. We had a room with double beds on the second floor. We had to upgrade since we took are God-children with us. Next time I will make sure we stay on the first floor. We had too much beach equipment and bags to drag up and down the steps. The room had a small fridge, microwave and television. The bathroom was spacious and clean. We had no complaints with the motel. The only issue we had was that it rained a few days and this cut down our pool and beach time. But besides that we had a good time. If you are looking for seafood specifically Blue Claw Crabs, try "Hooked Up". It is located on Rio Grande as you come in off the Highway. The crabs were delicious and reasonably priced. For breakfast we went to Uncle Bill's Pancake House. This is right around the corner from the Motel. The Motel also has grills that we used for BBQ's and also two areas with tables. The Fountain is great choice and I recommend it!

Room Tip: If you are travelling with children or elderly you will want a room on the first floor.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Manchester, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

My family and I stayed here a few times this year and years past. We love it there. Staff is great and very helpful when suggesting places to eat and things to see. I like going on vacation and just leaving the car sit til I'm ready to leave. I'd rather walk to places then get back into the car. Thanks for everything you guys do at the hotel. I can't wait to see you all again next year. Visalus family

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I just came back from the shore ... The Fountain Motel is the place to be... My friend and i and the kids had a blast... It is family owned and everyone was friendly and polite and made it feel like home.. Thank you Fountain Motel...

Tracey
Philadelphia, PA

  • Stayed August 2012, 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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Brooklyn, NY
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

This lil place was just what we needed. Close to the boardwalk a clean pool and great price. In seeing the near by motels that charge about double for the same thing I'm glad I went with fountain. I recommend it to everyone.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4616 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Wildwood
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 77 Hotels in Wildwood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the fountain motel we provide a famiy atmosphere, clean, and cozy lodging with rooms that sleep 2 to 6 people. Motel rooms and kitchenets available. Also available are 2 rentals that sleep up to 9. We provide family special discounts on the motel rooms only. We are walking distance to the convention center, beach, and boardwalk. All of our rooms have refrigerators and a microwave. There is a heated pool. We provide with your stay daily maid service and off street parking. In July and August we provide complementary coffee and cookies. ... more   less 
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