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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I were on vacation here in Chincoteague and had the pleasure of staying at the Sea Shell Motel. We could not have been happier with our choice. I wanted to share a few things that will hopefully help others find this as a great place to stay as well. First, and most important of all, our room...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We love the Sea Shell Motel. We've been staying there for week stays for a few years now. We enjoy the fact that it's "off the beaten path". The flowers and outdoor space is nothing that you will find at the bigger chain hotels. It is quiet and peaceful. The rooms are very well maintained and up to date. We've...

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Christiansburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wow, we sure picked the best place to stay in Chincoteague for the Pony Swim week. All the guests quickly became family for the week and we really enjoyed each other's company. The hotel is well run, Dana and Chris are great owners and hosts, they sure know how to do it right. The rooms were modern and clean and...

Thank LaurieBond
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My family recently stayed at this motel for a long weekend. We had rented a 1 room efficiency... after initially looking at the room pics on their website it wasn't quite what I expected but after looking at the pics on their website after I got home I can now see the difference. Overall the motel/room is clean/decent however the...

Thank Wendy B
Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The Sea Shell is a smaller hotel in Chincoteague and off the beaten path which is nice. Room was OK but nothing extra. No clock or small fridge--no hair dryers and towels were rather thin! Air conditioner is built into the wall and very high. If my husband weren't very tall, I would have needed to stand on a chair...

Thank maggiesmom2015
Greeneville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the sea shell motel for several vacations now and we love it here. The family feeling this place gives you is amazing. The staff from the owners to the workers there are absolutely amazing. Very clean rooms, nice pool, and the outdoor kitchen is perfect. Perfect place.

Thank jessesgirl3379
Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is an old fashioned one story motel but it is spotless. The rooms, grounds, and pool is very clean. The rates make it a bargain on the island and it is within walking distance to Main Street. It is also very quiet at night even with the windows open.

1Thank bankman2015
Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Chincoteague island to ride bikes relax and chill out. We absolutely love the place. They have a screened in outdoor kitchen, if you pack a cooler or go to the fresh fish market two blocks away and buy some shrimp too grill and eat outside you can do it here, we leave our cooler in the summer...

1Thank Lolatruman
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently when I was in town for a Road Scholar bike ride. I loved the family-oriented, old-fashioned feel. The room was clean and comfortable, and the staff was friendly. I could easily and happily spent a week or more here. The only reason I have not rated this a 5 is the slight musty smell, due no doubt...

1Thank KymL850
Clarksburg, Maryland
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed for the oyster festival. Had to pay for three nights, but only stayed two. Still less expensive than two at the chain hotels. Very clean. They have updated, don't go by the photos on the website. It is nicer! We had the two room efficiency. Even the sofa bed was good. Lots of blankets and pillows. Great experience.

2Thank sleeper1234

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located, yet removed from traffic noise, we are just one block from town and are close to shopping and eateries. We offer a variety of accommodations including modern motel rooms, efficiencies, suites and cottages/houses. A summer kitchen, picnic tables, barbeques, shade trees and flowers everywhere combined with moderate rates makes us one of the most popular motels on the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Shell Motel

Address: 3720 Willow St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2437
Region: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Sea Shell Hotel Chincoteague Island
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“Some availability of kitchenettes. Bring your own hairdryer. They aren't provided.”
 of 5 bubbles E371SHsheilas, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The efficiency rooms were spacious enough and had two tables with chairs, one for dining and one for playing cards. It was great.”
 of 5 bubbles cjfein, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you smoke or like to enjoy the porch-like atmosphere I would recommend the bottom floor”
 of 5 bubbles nikkib876, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Remember to ask for 1st floor if any disabilities, no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 605kathyo, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet and face the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurieBond, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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