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Sea Esta Motels I

2306 Highway 1 24 Houston Street, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
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#13 of 14 hotels in Dewey Beach

Welcome to Sea Esta Motels I, your Dewey Beach “home away from home.” Sea Esta Motels I aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

The rooms offer a refrigerator and air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While you’re here, be sure to check out Dewey Kabob & Grill, one of the Greek restaurants that can be found in Dewey Beach, which is a short distance from Sea Esta Motels I.

If you are interested in exploring Dewey Beach, check out a park, such as Sunset Park.

Sea Esta Motels I puts the best of Dewey Beach at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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John Wick wrote a review Aug 2021
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania59 contributions6 helpful votes
Twice we toured Dewey beach...and twice we booked Sea ESTA. Listen, if you are looking for celebrities or need to spend ridiculous amounts of money...then no, this place is not for you. We are in our rooms from 1 am to 6am. And this ace does it's job. The money we save goes to local businesses and fun. Friendly staff, clean rooms, and excellent location. Be smart.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Sarah wrote a review Jul 2021
14 contributions1 helpful vote
The location is really good, it is close to the beach & restaurants are within walking distance. The front door said masks were required in the office but none of the employees were wearing them. The rooms could use an update - the bathroom walls particularly looked poor, and when I went to my room upon check-in the maid had not finished cleaning the room and the front desk had to send her back to finish (and also some guy went in with her) while I waited. It is one of the cheaper hotels & not the quality I am used to.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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travelbug912015 wrote a review Jun 2021
Lancaster, Pennsylvania37 contributions12 helpful votes
The room was in awful condition. There was a strong, musty smell immediately as we walked in. The headboard on the one bed had nails sticking out and was coming off of the wall. One of the electrical outlets had wires poking out of the wallpaper. The bathroom was not much better. There were hairs and dirt littered about the bath tub when we arrived. The toilet space was crammed, barely had 6 inches between the toilet and bathtub. This was the final straw: We arrived late in the evening and decided to just tough it out for one night and then considered asking for another room the next day. Unfortunately, my partner and I were informed the next morning about a family emergency and we needed to cut our trip short. I called the front desk to inform them that we were checking out early. Honestly, we were not upset about leaving this hotel anyway. As soon as I told the receptionist we were leaving early, she immediately cut me off and rudely barked that Sea Esta does not issue refunds under any circumstances. I didn't even ask for a refund. I was only informing her about our departure and wanted to make sure there was no outstanding balance on the room. Furthermore, the receptionist went on a tangent about she would especially not give me a refund because I booked the room on Booking.com and how unfair it is that Sea Esta has to pay to be listed on the site. Um, excuse me? How is that my fault? Is anyone forcing Sea Esta to advertise on this site? Maybe if they adjusted their attitude and fixed up their rooms- they might not need to list themselves on the booking sites. They might get enough business by positive word of mouth. You don't give refunds? Well, we don't give 5 star reviews. Basically, I am saying that we won't be back. Ever
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The only positives I have about this place is that it is very close to the beach and in walking...
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jlhods wrote a review May 2021
magnolia76 contributions29 helpful votes
It allowed pets. Location is good. The man in charge of housekeeping was friendly. That’s all I got.... This place was absolutely disgusting. I won’t even go into details. Check pics for a tiny sample of what we witnessed. The night we stayed there were also several parties going on in the rooms into all hours of the night. Fights broke out and doors were banged on until 4am. I will drop another 100.00 a night to stay somewhere else. They need to invest in this place
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Travelingourworld wrote a review Jul 2020
Indialantic, Florida416 contributions88 helpful votes
The place is not the greatest but the location and parking is very convenient. You can walk to the beach in 100 steps, go to eat without using your car, very close to other beaches and many local restaurants and places to shop
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Date of stay: July 2020
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US$84 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sea Esta Motels I
Which popular attractions are close to Sea Esta Motels I?
Nearby attractions include Woody's Dewey Beach (0.2 km), Bottle & Cork (0.3 km), and Fifer's Beach Store - Dewey Beach (0.5 km).
Is parking available at Sea Esta Motels I?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sea Esta Motels I?
Conveniently located restaurants include Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill, Dewey Beer Company, and The Starboard.
Is Sea Esta Motels I located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Dewey Beach.
Are pets allowed at Sea Esta Motels I?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Sea Esta Motels I?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Lewes Life-Saving Station & Museum (7.0 km) and Anna Hazzard Museum (2.1 km).