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Reviewed 22 August 2015

I have been staying in this motel every year for over 20 years! The rooms are clean and updated, the staff is friendly and very accommodating. I have to say that in all of the years that I have stayed here I have never had a bad experience and if there is a problem, the staff is all over it......

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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

I've stayed there twice already. Why? Location is great. Next to the beach (they give you beach tags at the hotel), next to the beach bar, a breakfast place and a night club. Has a separate deck to relax, a pool, drinks... Rooms clean!! And beds..I was sleeping like a baby!

Thank Aneta O
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Close to beach if your room on front end, probably have to drive to drop off if closer to 3rd Ave. Our 3 rooms were updated and very clean. Great location. Pool outdoor and indoor if not beach person. Plenty of chairs, tables w/umbrellas and space. Loved their AC, quiet and not by anybody's head. Our kids walked to Stone...

Thank Eileen W
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This was a great spot for a last minute family weekend. We are a family of 3 and the 1 bedroom suite was perfect. King bed in bedroom, pullout sofa in the other room, with full CLEAN kitchenette. Central Air Conditioning ! LOVE it ! Nice and quite. I hate those loud units that keep me awake and that don't...

Thank kristin g
Kinnelon, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Checked in late this past weekend. Upon opening the door to the room the smell of must and mold was overwhelming. I let the office know the next morning, and no one ever contacted us regarding the issue. The room in general was dark and the air conditioning did not help the musty smell. I believe it actually made it...

Thank Margery C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I stayed here for one night in June and two in July. The location is great - a block off the beach and close to a lot of places to eat. The rooms are big; more like a little apartment with a fridge, stove and sink. There is a living room area with a tv and one in the bedroom...

1Thank Bruce1855
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Good choice for a stay, comparable tithe Concorde Suites... However the Desert Sand also has an indoor pool. Another plus is that the Desert Sand's outdoor pool has the sun All afternoon- Concorde suites is in the shade... Desert Sand also has more room layout choices... So if it was the Desert Sand or Concorde, go with the one that's...

4Thank drychow
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A friend recommended I stay here as her and her husband stay whenever they visit Avalon. I was in town for the weekend for a wedding. Desert Sand Resort did not disappoint! It was walking distance to stone harbor yacht club (0.8 mi), adequate parking and parking accommodations if there weren't enough spots on site. It's one block from the...

4Thank Court F
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here last year and decided to come back again, what a wonderful trip!! Check-in was super fast and easy as well as the check-out process. Our room was very clean and comfortable. My only suggestion would be to move the snack shack in front of the pool, maybe to the middle where the tables and chairs are. Every...

Thank Skook80
Southampton PA
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Accommodations are somewhat typical of an older seashore motel. Room was kind of dark and a bit smelly perhaps because it was early in season and had been closed up for months. Smell subsided after runnung a/c for a while. Friendly staff, caters to families. Location is not great for walking to shopping or convenience stores. There is a large...

1Thank fam2go

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“short walk to beach and stores close for food.”
 of 5 bubbles Ionasb, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we always request an top floor room; have elevator”
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“I was on the third floor which avoided the cars pulling at night and less noise of other guests walking by your room.”
 of 5 bubbles hrcrazy88, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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