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American Safari Motel
Ranked #23 of 67 Hotels in Wildwood Crest
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Reading
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Great find!”
Reviewed October 6, 2009

We thank goodness for the day we had a horrible experience at a "resort" down the street from The American Safari in 2008. Talk about a great place to stay - this can't be beat. Heated pool, laundry facilities, planned activities throughout the season and a convenient, yet quiet location. If you want to relax, be comfortable and have a no-stress or break the bank vacation or weekend - this is the place. We suggest looking into the package deals for an almost all-inclusive weekend.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 4, 2009

my wife and i took off for mini vacation and what beter place than wildwood,new jersey.we also wanted to try a different time of year and a different hotel.this time we chose the "american safari hotel".let me tell you about about this place,the rooms were discounted at a good rate, open till the end october,a heated pool,which i took advantage of ,deluxe accomadations,1 block to the beach! and nice owners.what else can i say! if anybody needs to get away from all the confusionof everyday,take a safari to this hotel and have a wonderful time!!! don c baker jr york pa

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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northampton
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Reviewed August 28, 2009

This has been our 4th stay with the owners of this motel. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation from the time we checked in to the time we left. The owner's take sincere pride in making sure their guests have a wonderful vacation. They go above and beyond to make sure everyone is satisifed. The place is always so clean, and well groomed. They are very family oriented and accomodating to your needs. Everyone is very pleasant. While we were there they also hosted an awesome buffet, entertainment, and beverages at no extra cost. Really great...we highly reccommend this motel if you have never stayed anywhere...and trying to make a choice while in the Crest. We look forward to returning there.

  • Stayed August 2009
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New York
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Reviewed August 24, 2009

My Husband, 4 year old and myself just returned from a 4 day stay at the American Safari.I was slightly concerned after reading the wide spectrum of reviews, mostly bad. I am here to report that the news is good. First let me start with if you are expecting Hilton type hotels in Wildwood Crest don't come here. Our experience was great. From the owner who was extremely pleasant to the clean rooms. We had an enjoyable time and would return again. To those who may write false reports based on jealousy, maliciousness etc. SHAME ON YOU!!

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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new jersey
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Reviewed August 21, 2009

This is the second year in row we have stayed here, the rooms are very clean and well kept. It is a great smaller motel, with nice personal service. I would recommend this motel to someone looking for a place to stay. The owner is very friendly. and provides coffee and cookies in the office in the am. The motel is one short block from the beach and about 4 shoert blocks to the boardwalk, there is a bike rental and small diner/convenience store within walking distance and of course the ice cream parlor across the street for a night cap.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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Elysburg PA
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Reviewed August 9, 2009

From the friendly check-in to the excellent housekeeping services, this place is great. Rooms are adorable and very affordable. The pool and barbecue area are icing on the cake. The location of the motel (close to boardwalk, beach, and great restaurants) make it a one-stop park & walk vacation. We'll be back again next year.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
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New Jersey
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Reviewed August 7, 2009

Visited the motel just past the peak season couple of years ago, it was priced just right and quite enough to kick back with our older parents. Both us and them loved the pool and its design. It was clean and attractive looking, love the palms and chair setup. The room itself was definitely not a 5 star hotel quality but clean and cozy. None of us is really a fan of the beach in Wildwood so we spent more time at the pool. My parents liked it especially. The hotel is right next to the beach, just have to cross the only street and pass the beach hotel to get there, 1 minute walk for most. The boardwalk is about two blocks away north of American Safari, also a very short walk. It is a great location and a great value compared to some of the other overpriced hotel, but we all know the prices at the Jersey shore are ridiculous.

  • Stayed September 2007, traveled with family
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Property: American Safari Motel
Address: 5610 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4326
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#18 Romantic Hotel in Wildwood Crest
#26 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — American Safari Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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