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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

While this place is not a luxury hotel by any means, it's clean and very reasonably priced. It's a bit dated, but they are doing renovations. The only problems are that the doors for the rooms are very hard to open and close, and the Dish Network TV system is awful. The do have XFINITY wifi, though, so if you... More 

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1 Thank Alicia C
Harrisville, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The room was clean apart from the dead cricket in the closet area and the dead flies in the window. It was definitely a no-frills, roadside experience but was hassle-free. The staff were cheerful and helpful. It was exactly what I needed but I wouldn't recommend using it as a vacation stop.

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Thank ErinRI
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing special would try to find something different if there ever is a next time room could have been cleaner and door didn't close correctly thank God it beeped or u would not have noticed it was me and my fiance for a 2 dat concert and was disappointed all the way around

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Thank gretta13
Jackson, South Carolina
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights,, the door would not open half the time,, my husband the 1st night went to lock the chair on the door and the hole thing fell off, someone broke the door and they never fixed it,, Nasty carpet,, and smelled like a cattle yard,,, and don't forget the mold..... NEVER again...

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Thank tammytaz06
Nirav P, General Manager at Sentinel Motel, responded to this review

Dear tammytaz06, First of all I would like to thank you for your recent stay with us; And also for taking your time to review our property. On behalf of the team, I’d like to apologize that your overall expectations of our motel were not met. I was made aware of the door lock but was unable to gain access... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The air conditioner was full of dust, the doors were dirty, the carpet was dingy, and there was an odd smell. No coffee pot, only one small garbage in bathroom, some broken drawers, and other drawers were dusty. The owners and housekeeper were nice.

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Thank Scot D
Nirav P, General Manager at Sentinel Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for your recent stay with us and also for taking your time to review our property. I’d like to apologize that your overall expectations of our motel were not met. Please note that we are again undergoing renovations throughout our property. We want to assure you that we will do our best to make your next stay more... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Needed a place to crash for the night and this fit the bill. Air conditioner is located in the closet, which was weird and made cooling the room take longer than normal, but otherwise it was what was advertised.

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Thank Matthew K
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived early and the friendly staff was more than helpful with a super early checkin. Ac was super cool. Quiet atmosphere. Only downside is the u-turns on 202. Great food nearby. Clean rooms with new updates. Will definitely stay again and again.

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Thank ron2322
Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I came to West Chester to visit the NC Wyeth House with no hotel/motel reservations and called the Sentinel Motel a few hours before I arrived. They had a room available at a affordable price. It was clean, quiet and the staff (owners?) were super nice. This is not a chain hotel; rather, it is an "old school" motel that... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

New Grandson just born...DNC in Philly this week...no where to say for under $300!! Argh! Always skeptical of motels, but this one was a good one. Clean and some updates done. Beds were comfortable. Wall AC worked well. Bathroom somewhat updated, but no shelf....needs a shelf!! Refrig and microwave in room. Need additional trash barrel. Hosts are terrific . We'd... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This was an unplanned stay for my traveling companion and me. Our rental car died in Chadds Ford so we were stuck there for the night. We found the Sentinel on our cell phone and were so happy to find a cool, clean room with WIFi at the end of a disappointing day. The innkeepers were very nice to us,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
***** Certificate of Excellence ***** Located south of West Chester, the Sentinel Motel is 2 miles from the Brandywine Battlefield, 4 miles from West Chester University and 8 miles from Longwood Gardens. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and flat-screen TV's are offered for your entertainment. Each newly remodeled spacious guest room at the Sentinel Motel includes a refrigerator, microwave, and satellite TV. The brightly decorated rooms have a work desk for you convenience and an en suite bathroom. The West Chester Sentinel Motel is air conditioned and offers fax and copy services at the 24-hour front desk. The motel also has a vending machine with drinks. The motel situated on top of the hill is in one of the finest areas and only a few miles away from dozens of restaurants. The Brandywine River Museum is 10 minutes' drive and The Chadds Ford Winery is 15 minutes' drive from the motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sentinel Motel

Address: 1445 Wilmington Pike, Chadds Ford Twp, West Chester, PA 19382
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > West Chester
Price Range: £64 - £69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sentinel Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“don't get room 27”
 of 5 bubbles tammytaz06, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms about the same; on ground level”
 of 5 bubbles jackmoorhead, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead”
 of 5 bubbles traveler7832015, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room here will be the same, you should definitely give them a chance! you wont regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles jtrip1343, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a king size room which was very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles Ladyjfb, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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