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Desert Sand Resort
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
Staatsburg, NY
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4 reviews
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“It was great”
Reviewed 8 September 2006

We stayed at this hotel with our one year old daughter over labor day weekend and it was great. The people at the front desk were very friendly and helpful. We were close enough to the beach to walk and were also close to a park with a nice playground. The indoor pool was nice but small. The rooms were very clean and we loved that we had a fridge in our room. We loved that we got a complimentary breakfast every morning. The breakfast was big and delicious! We were kind of far from the shops on 96th street but it was just a short drive up the road. We really enjoyed staying here and would definitely go back.

  • Liked — The great restaurant and the proximity to the beach
  • Stayed September 2006, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 May 2004

The hotel is clean but the service is way below average. The hotel clerk was very rude. Enough so that I will not be going back. For the prices the hotel charges it should have a professional and courteous staff.

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, general manager at Desert Sand Resort, responded to this review, 25 May 2004
I want to personally apologize to the guest who felt she/he was treated rudely. The Desert Sand Resort is a family owned and operated facility which has been in the same family for the past 35 years. 70% of our clientele are repeat customers, which I believe says a lot about our customer service. I urge the unhappy guest to contact me so I may personally attend to her complaint.
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Reviewed 6 February 2002

My family and I have been going to the Desert Sand for over 15 years and it is a great place for couples and/or families. It has great accommodations, location and staff. You can enjoy a relaxing vacation taking advantage of their decks/pool/spa and at the same time, it is conveniently located to many attractions at the Jersey Shore. If you're looking for a nice, quiet place to spend a vacation at the shore, try the Desert Sand!!

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Additional Information about Desert Sand Resort

Property: Desert Sand Resort
Address: 7888 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-1070
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Avalon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 90
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