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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really just an average motel/hotel, but it's close to the beach without an actual view. (that was promised on booking.com, but it wasn't clear why) place is very expensive but so are unfortunately all motels and hotels in this area.

Thank Vieltraveller
southern lancaster county
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a long weekend mid-summer. If you walked across the carpet after getting out of the shower, the soles of your feet turned black! Made you wonder when the carpet was last cleaned? We got clean linens and towels everyday from housekeeping, but changed the bed ourselves.....I think you can guess why? Basically, a bed and shower, not real clean,... More 

Thank jestermike164
Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We just stayed for 3 nights. We were very worried with the reviews but thought we would still give it a try. Yes, it is older! Cleanliness for our room was suffient. We opted for no maid service while we stayed. There is an elevator, so that was very handy being on 3rd floor. Our view was nice. We had... More 

Thank kbercek
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Stayed at the Sea Esta III for 3 nights. Patio door was filthy upon check in (hand prints and other), mirror and air conditioner packed with dirt. On day 2, came back from the beach to find: beds not made, a few towels left on the back of the toilet tank (vs. on towel rack), no drinking cups, no coffee,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Beach hotels are different than city hotels. This hotel is block from the beach. it's just right. Their are restaurants and bars within walking distance. The furniture in this hotel is older but it's ok. The price for this hotel is lower than other hotels in area. The hotel is older but things are kept clean.

Thank TourGuideDC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Recently stayed here with my adult daughter and her son . I was a little concerned by some of the reviews but we had a very nice time. The room was clean, the view was amazing, and the price was right. Had no problems with Wifi. As others have said, Amy in the office was super-accommodating.We asked for extra towels... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
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60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Location is great. Close to the beach and close to many local hangouts. Price is reasonable for a resort area. Cleanliness is good. My complaint is that the rooms reek of cleaning products, and they aren't particularly pleasant smelling. I guess there could be worse problems. At least you know the room was cleaned, but the odor is overpowering. We... More 

Thank Dawn S
Key West
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We decided to take a shot after mixed reviews; I mean, how bad could it be? Some stray hairs in the shower. Get over it. Well, the amount of hair in there was almost comical. It was like they read the reviews and just decided that would be their thing. Loooong dark hairs. A clump was stuck to the side... More 

Thank lrvanl
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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222 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We settled on this motel because they were both reasonable, and offered one night stays during the week. After reading some of the reviews, we figured it would just be a place to stay, since we only wanted one night, and could not find other motels that offered that in the area. Contrary to our expectations, we found the staff... More 

Thank augweddedbells
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Cozy and comfortable with friendly and very helpful staff.great place to stay close to beach on one side and bay on the other close to many resturants .pet friendly. For the price you can't go wrong.will definitly be back.

Thank mcourtney
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The SeaEsta III is the perfect location for those who want to be in the middle of the world-famous Dewey Beach night life. Sea Esta III is centrally located just steps from the Rusty Rudder, Rudder Town, Bottle and Cork, Grottos Pizza, the Starboard and other major attractions. We are also just a block away from the beach for those looking to soak up the sun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Esta Motels III

Address: 1409 Highway 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Location: United States > Delaware > Dewey Beach
Price Range: $60 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Esta Motels III 2*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Sea Esta Motels Iii Hotel Dewey Beach
Sea Esta Motel Iii
Sea Esta Hotel Iii
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