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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...

3Thank johnkjohnson28
Camden, Delaware
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...

Thank Jeff H
Falls Church, Virginia
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...

Thank Senseney
Bristow, v
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...

Thank Rachel M
Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Location is right across from the beach, staff was very nice and helpful and the price wasn't bad at all! My only suggestion would be to update the microwaves! Waaaay outdated! Something that should take 3 minutes to warm up took 6. But that is minor. I would definitely stay here again!

Thank S G
Scarsdale, New York
Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had stayed here in the past, and didn't go back because it had become a horror. When we saw that the hotel had been renovated and was under new management, we tried again. So, yes the rooms have been renovated, but lipstick on a pig is still a pig. The doors on the cabinets are hanging off, the furniture...

Thank Susan T
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed August 15, 2015

We received good customer service. seamless check-in. Very friendly staff. The room was okay very basic. Wifi did not work for me at all. Nice television with cable. We did use the microwave, stove top and fridge. If you do utilize the kitchenette area you must bring your own utensils, sponges, dish detergent, etc... Perfect location. 3-4 min walk to...

1Thank Cleo60811
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 4, 2015

This hotel is within walking distance to everything in Dewey, has very nice balconies with good views, and has been recently renovated. Staff is friendly and accommodating, and rates are decent considering what the competition charges for the high season. Booked another trip immediately after returning and cannot wait for our next visit (:

3Thank April W
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

What a dump. Been staying at this chain for years. Slowly going downhill. Never cleaned the room and had to ask for towels. No tip was left. I understand the beach life here but these guys are catering mostly to drunk kids.

2Thank Bryan G
Bowie, Maryland
Reviewed July 11, 2015

I stayed for 5 nights with two large dogs. The room was nice and clean, and within walking distance of several dog-friendly outdoor restaurants. The front desk staff, especially Carmen, was exceptionally helpful. The housekeeping staff was also very helpful. The rooms have recently been updated. Charges for the dogs were reasonable. Recommended for trips with our furry friends!

2Thank Nancy M
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $71 - $342 (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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“3rd floor rooms have the best views.”
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  • View of the ocean from our wrap around balcony
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“Check the room before you pay for it!!”
vic998, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a third floor room”
lrvanl, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Choose second floor so there is no noise above you. Motel does have an elevator.”
augweddedbells, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“As for a top floor room facing the bay.”
MarciaW39, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
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