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“immaculate motel and friendly, helpful staff” 5 of 5 stars
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Oceanus Motel
Ranked #4 of 28 Hotels in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“immaculate motel and friendly, helpful staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

i could not be more pleased with our stay. The room was clean, nicely decorated, and smoke free!
Very reasonably priced and Centrally located. we had a delicious dinner at the Stoney Loden right across the street, too. We would definitely stay here again. Highly recommend.

Room Tip: We stayed 3 rooms down from the office and it was very quiet and quite convenient when we wanted a c...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank Cee C
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OceanusMotel, General Manager at Oceanus Motel, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we greatly appreciate your feedback! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us & found everything to be to your liking. Our staff works hard to ensure that our rooms are clean & that each guest has an amazing stay with us. Our location is perfect for many of our guests, with everything located within walking distance. We look forward to you staying with us again! Best wishes from all of us at The Oceanus Motel.

J.B. Moore
General Manager
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Columbia, Maryland
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We have stayed at the Oceanus Motel several times dating back to the '90s. Although it is not right on the beachfront, the ocean is just a short and easy walk down the street from the Oceanus. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The management is efficient and friendly. The Oceanus has a nice outdoor pool, but we don't usually go in the summer when the pool is open. You can easily walk to the Rehoboth boardwalk, shopping areas, and several good restaurants from the Oceanus. There is plenty of parking. I know we will be back again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank SupermanRoSteel
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mgmtthebellmoor, General Manager at Oceanus Motel, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property, we always enjoy hearing feedback from our guests. The Oceanus Motel has been a landmark on 2nd street in Rehoboth for many years & we have worked hard to make sure our guests have an amazing stay with us each & every visit. Like you said we are only a short 5-10 min walk from the beach & we are steps away from Rehoboth Ave. We appreciate your many years of loyalty to our property & we look forward to everyone of your visits. From all of us at The Oceanus thank you & we hope to see you soon!

JB Moore
General Manager
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West Hollywood, California
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103 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I have stayed here several times over the years and every year they make the place better. Rooms are basic but very clean and the staff is very helpful. Location is great close to the beach, boardwalk and all the Rehoboth Ave shops. Parking for car is included as well.

Room Tip: I prefer the 3rd floor but you have to haul everything up the steps in elevator so keep that in mind...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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4 Thank Calvin T
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Mt. Wolf, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

My husband and I have vacationed for many years in Rehoboth Beach during the summer months, and decided this year to visit during the fall. Our five day/four night stay at the Oceanus was perfect--wonderful accommodations (newly remodeled), extremely friendly and helpful staff, lots of free literature available in the office, and very reasonable off-season pricing. The Motel is withing walking distance of everything downtown, and we will go again and stay there!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Ann R
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We enjoy this motel, not too far from the beach, clean, quiet, and welcoming. The bike shop (Bikes to Go) is right around the corner. The Post Office is only a block away.
We rest well here. I think the renovations turned out well. Plenty of useful info and discount cards at the office.
I wish we could visit again next week!

Room Tip: Second floor facing ocean is our favorite.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Paxtongirl
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Wash, DC
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Stayed here for Jazz Fest weekend. Great little local, non chain hotel. Very welcoming. I love the character of the place. Rooms are neat, clean, and recently renovated. Staff is very friendly and helpful, as are most of the people we met in Rehoboth. Walking distance to the beach, shops, and restaurants. A short drive to Coastal Hwy where the outlets and more shops/restaurants are located.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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2 Thank BusinessTraveler2006
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Bel Air
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We have stayed a couple of times during September for five days at a time. My problem in doing this review is that I am afraid they will raise their rates and I will no longer be able to afford it. We like the location, it's clean, the staff is super helpful (Ellen), no problem with noise. My complaint would be with the bathroom door; if they opened to the other side, it would be a lot more convenient getting in and out of the shower/tub. We very much enjoyed our visit. Pat and Ingo Rucker.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Oceanus Motel
Address: 6 2nd St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2118
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Location: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Oceanus Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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