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Desert Sand Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Scranton
Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

What a find! Close to everything. Rooms and pools are wonderful. Most of all is the value for your money!! Everyone there is friendly and helpful. Booked for The future already! Avalon is much more fun because there is value in this hotel-staying here is a no brainer!!

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3Thank Kathleen H
Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Four of us stayed in their "C" suite and it was great. Clean and spacious. We have stayed at the Windrift across the street and were far more cramped and paid a lot more money. It is very close to the beach and within walking distance to many restaurants and entertainment. Everyone can relax and enjoy themselves with no worries!

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1Thank MomsLovetoHaveFun
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I stayed in a suite at the Desert Sand Resort for a long weekend, and it was a great experience. The room had a living room, sleeper sofa, kitchen, and updated bathroom. I was impressed with how clean the resort was and the pleasant and attentive staff. The hotel is one block off the beach, and each guest gets a...

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3Thank KLW_philly
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I booked a end of summer fling package for the first weekend after Labor Day. When I arrived at the hotel they denied that I booked for the package and booked me at the regular rate. No amount of discussion on my behalf helped my cause. It is my feeling that because there is so much competition for rooms (...

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Desert_SandNJ, Manager at Desert Sand Resort, responded to this review

The motel appreciates your feedback and concerns. We apologize for any inconvenience or hassle you may have experienced while staying at the Desert Sand. The packages we offer for our weekend specials, and any special, are of limited availability. When a guest makes a reservation our reservationists are very clear on the particulars of what the motel has to offer...

Mechanicsburg
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Excellent rooms. All new and modern. Very clean. Nice staff. The rooms are smaller so 2 adults is a good fit. The pool area is small, however they have adjacent outdoor seating. Very close to Avalon and the beach areas as well!

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1Thank TShed
New Jersey
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Very nice hotel in Avalon. We stayed in a B suite and had all the necessities we needed, the room was clean. Front desk was nice and we had no problems. Easy to walk to the beach, the town is a great place for families. We did not use the indoor pool because of time constraints but it looked nice....

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 August 2013

My daughter & I stayed here a few years ago for two nights & decided to come back with the family. We stayed in the 2 bedroom/2 bath efficiency suite. Bedrooms & bathrooms were clean & modern - looked like everything was new. Housekeeping did a great job everyday too. It was nice to have a a kitchen so we...

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1Thank kbtrips_11
Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Front desk was so nice when we checked in. We traveled from Norther NJ and got there earlier than our check in time, and they were so accommodating and pleasant about letting us check in early. Very close to the beach and overall a nice place for couples or families. There is an awesome restaurant Fuze on the property as...

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1Thank Liz M
Orwigsburg
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This was the first time in at least 20 years since i stayed at Desert Sand Resort, Avalon, NJ. We were there for my niece's wedding. Much to my surprise, it did NOT change much since then. We did have a great view of the ocean, the room was clean but i was disappointed that there were little to no...

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Desert_SandNJ, Manager at Desert Sand Resort, responded to this review

The motel appreciates your feedback and concerns; and want to thank you for your patronage. Please realize over the past 5 years management has spent a substantial amount of money to renovate not only the esthetics of the property, but the infrastructure. Given the amount of time and money invested in the property this has still only allowed us to...

Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2013

I recently stayed here with my son and my nephew. It was very clean & updated.The, staff was very polite. Great location. I stayed at the Concord suites last year, although very nice there I like this place better. Better price and equal value. I like all the room choices too. They can accomodate all kinds of family sizes. I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Desert Sand Resort

Address: 7888 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-1070
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Avalon
Price Range: £87 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 90
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“short walk to beach and stores close for food.”
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“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.”
hrcrazy88, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with lower numbers are closer to the lanai, highest numbers are farthest from outdoor pool and associated noise.”
PretzelRoll, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms seem to all be non smoking and are kept that way.”
Mo46, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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