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Sea Esta Motels III

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed here dozens of times over the last 13 years. This is my hometown, so I know the area, and I stayed here when I returned because of its proximity to the beach and affordable price. I understand this is a budget motel, and it's been passable before, but this time, it was inexcusable. There was pink bacteria... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time in this hotel. I was very excited that they allowed dogs, so I was already planing to come back until I came into our room. The first thing I noticed was that the floor was ripped up at the main entrance and the paint on the door was falling. My thoughts: "it's an older hotel".... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm honestly not sure why there are bad reviews about this hotel. Yes there are a few things that need updating but so what? If you are looking for brand new state of the art, you are not going to get it as this incredibly reasonable price. Every room has a private balcony. Stay on the 3rd level and you... More 

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Sue C, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Kathy - Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Sea Esta III, your feedback is truly valuable to us. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations and wanted you to know that we have enhanced the WIFI at the property to increase the internet speed for our guests. Thanks again and we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Sea Esta 3 used to be our go to place. Even though the rooms have been "remodeled" it's fallen down in cleanliness. The sliding doors are still rickety and not secure, but being a third floor one presumes that no one will try to break in. There was a couple days worth of trash in the stairwell and food strewn... More 

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Sue C, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Carrie - Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Sea Esta III, all feedback is truly valuable to us. I'm sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your recent accommodations. Our goal is to provide our guests with an enjoyable stay and I apologize if we did not. I assure you the housekeeping... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed staying here for 5 days on a Mother's Day/ my birthday trip. The best part was I got to bring my dog too! Usually he only gets to go with us when we go camping. The rates were VERY reasonable-$355. for 5 nights- and that included the $10. per night pet fee and tax! Gotta love the... More 

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Sue C, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Lynda - Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Sea Esta, your feedback is valuable to us. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you and your furry friend on your next trip to Dewey Beach! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

It's a basic, inexpensive, but comfortable motel. not outstanding, but the beds, bedding, carpets, and room in general was clean. cable tv & flat screen & wifi were good. liked that it was close to the restaurants & beach in Dewey. Bathroom was clean, ok, but the shower water knob was a little loose, and the patio door was hard... More 

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Sue C, Director of Sales & Marketing at Sea Esta Motels III, responded to this review

Mike - Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Sea Esta III, your feedback is truly valuable to us. We're glad that you were happy with your accommodations, but see there were a few maintenance items needing attention. We apologize that theses items were not attended to prior to your arrival. We hope to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Always do 2-3 long off season weekends per year..staff is great, location excellant, dog friendly. ..prices reasonable...not 4 star or with all the frills but great place to unwind after beach,shopping,fishing etc.Beach right across street...Dogs love Dewey...

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Camden, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I had a room on the top floor, and I really have no complaints. I stayed for a friend's wedding a few weeks back and the front desk was pleasant and the whole building is very quaint if you ask me. The room was nice and clean, and there was a balcony (although unfortunately for me, it was raining!). I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

When we complained to the manager, Maria, she told us that Wi-Fi was a free amenity but not guaranteed. REALLY! We chose the hotel because of location, pet friendly and Wi-Fi. Otherwise the room was clean, though one bed had a valley. The front desk staff was very responsive to any requests. I would not go back because of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The hotel location is great. You are near the trolly station (Rusty Rudder) and blocks away from the main bars (Starboard/Bottle&Cork). The hotel itself, I expected the room to be renovated. Our ceiling was a bit cracked. The bathroom ceiling, all of a sudden, stopped working! You KNOW, that's a no no because a working fan is needed in the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $90 - $288 (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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