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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy or lavish but all you need when located just 1 1/2 blocks off a beautiful beach. Room was small for King sized bed. Bathroom was tiny. Pool was great, just outside room. People were even greater. It is also at the quiet end of the strip but near great restaurants and shops.

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Thank Robert P
Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very dated motel located on the highway just a short walk to the very nice and uncrowded Fenwick Island beach. The room is very small and very minimal. The king bed was comfortable and the bedding appeared to be clean (believe me, I checked). Very cheap plastic mini blinds on the windows provide zero privacy and block... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, let me say that this is THE very first time I have ever felt compelled to even think about doing a review!!!!! Yep, the Sands is conveniently located to the beach and a couple good restaurants, but that seriously depends upon whether or not you care about where you lay your body down to sleep or take a shower!!... More 

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Thank Teresa S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spend most of my time on the beach or venturing around so it was the perfect place to rest my head. Room was a little outdated with some rust but overall clean and the pool was nice. Staff was very friendly! Great location near shops and a very short walk to the beach!

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Thank Shelby N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical older beach motel right on Coastal Hwy in Fenwick. You have to know that going in or you will be disappointed. That being said, I didn't expect it to be up to date or have flat screen TV's, or have a lot of extras. I did expect it to be clean and functional, which it was... More 

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Thank Debi P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Very old school motel on Coastal Hwy in Fenwick Island just a block off of the beach. The rooms are very funky (not in a hipster way) but serviceable. Linens are clean, staff is friendly, bathrooms work. The pool is nice and the other guests were all very personable. There are lots of flies, for whatever reason. You pay for... More 

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Thank Thomas J
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Place was a dump. Soft spot on kitchen floor. No blinds on some of the windows. Oven didn't work on stove. Air conditioner barely made a difference and while taking a shower the water got so high because it wasn't draining right. Wouldn't recommend.

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Thank Tyler C
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been coming for a year now, I love this place.... all the people that work there are very nice and accommodating. Terry the assistant manager, has a warm personality plus gives excellent customer service. Jason the manager, and Terry truly want your stay there, to be enjoyable. the rooms are always cleaned very well. The pool is very... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My husband and I decided to go to the beach last-minute with our 3-year-old and we found this motel to be one of the most affordable options and within walking distance of the beach. We had read multiple reviews about it being dated, so we were well aware of what we had booked. The motel is quaint and extremely convenient.... More 

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Thank amartorana
Pittsburgh, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

It's true that first impressions are the traveler's gauge to how well the stay will be. My first impression was that this motel just wants warm bodies at the front desk. That being said, I will caution future visitors to not permit anybody there to swipe your credit card more than once. Mine was swiped 3 times and by the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for a hotel that's clean, comfortable, and convenient? Well, you've found it. At The Sands Motel, you can walk just a few steps the pool or a few more to the pristine Fenwick Island beaches, With our Oceanside location in Fenwick Island you have the best of both worlds the peace and quiet of the open beaches or with a short drive the hustle and bustle or either Ocean City, Md or Bethany Beach, De Boardwalks. Fenwick Island also has several fine eateries within walking distance to the Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands Motel

Address: 1501 Coastal Hwy, Fenwick Island, DE 19944-4422
Location: United States > Delaware > Fenwick Island
Price Range: $64 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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