My husband and I stayed at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in a queen oceanfront room for a two-night getaway. This was our first visit to Rehoboth and we enjoyed it immensely.The hotel is in a great location right on the beach and boardwalk just a short walk from Rehoboth's main street which is full of shops and varied restaurant options. The hotel was very clean and we found the Victorian decor very pleasant and relaxing. The staff was always very friendly and accommodating. They served delicious cookies and hot apple cider in the lobby in the afternoons after check-in time which was a real treat. Our room was cozy and I'm glad we opted for an oceanfront room. We enjoyed the in-room jacuzzi, though it would have been nice if it were a tad bigger. They keep a stocked mini-fridge in the room from which you can purchase drinks and snacks. I would have preferred just an empty fridge to store our own drinks and snacks. I would suggest bringing a small cooler to cool your own drinks to save money -- there is an ice machine down the hall. Be aware that there is no microwave in the room if you are accustomed to having one when staying at a hotel. We only ate breakfast at the hotel, preferring to walk to local restaurants for lunch/dinner due to the price and selection at the hotel's restaurant. We ventured out a bit to visit Cape Henlopen State Park. It was a great place to find sea shells along the beach. You have to get up real early to beat the beach sweepers in Rehoboth if you want shells. We were pondering taking the ferry over to Cape May, but learned that the shuttle buses into downtown from the terminal were not operating this time of year. Overall, it is a great place for a couple to spend an off-season April weekend getaway. Not everything was open yet, but the weather was nice for strolling and it wasn't overly crowded. It was on the expensive side, but definitely worth it. I don't think there is any other hotel in the immediate area that can compare.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel – think of us as a beach house – with 84 bedrooms!At the Boardwalk Plaza, we are fortunate to call the ocean’s edge our home, and happy to offer you a unique and comfortable respite from the world where you can truly get away from it all. From the moment you step under our antique wrought-iron canopy and enter the lobby, our staff stands ready to offer you exceptional service. Whether you choose a suite with a private balcony, a deluxe accommodation that adds a whirlpool-for-two – or something in between – you’ll find an artful combination of freshly updated, Victorian-reproduction furnishings and can’t-do-without amenities like free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. From heavenly bedding to downy-soft bath towels and robes to remarkable room service with a smile, we do everything possible – and then some – to make you feel pampered. All of our guests can enjoy all-day dining in our oceanfront restaurant and relax in our heated indoor soaking pool. For adults traveling without children, our keyed-access concierge level offers accommodations enhanced with genteel extras and use of the private rooftop sundeck and spa.Like the ocean, we never close! Both the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel and Victoria’s Restaurant are open year-round. Join us for a weeklong vacation or a romantic escape – from a summer beach holiday to a cozy winter getaway. You pick the season that suits you best and we’ll take care of the rest. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Boardwalk Plaza Rehoboth Beach
- Hotel Boardwalk Plaza