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Sahara Motel
Ranked #14 of 41 Hotels in North Wildwood
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Stayed at the Sahara during Easter weekend. Everyone was friendly and our maid Ashley was very pleasant and helpful. The pool looks wonderful as well as the new deck and decorations. Adam and Robyn (owners) were very nice and really cared about our stay. The sliding glass doors in our room really opened for the 1st time since i have been going to the Sahara. our room 326 was really nice and we had a great view of the boardwalk and ocean. We will be back , things sure did change and it was really for the good.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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4  Thank cindytherella
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2014

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again during the season. Have a great summer, and hopefully you will return to the beach soon. Sahara Motel

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Reviewed 27 February 2014

My family and I have been coming to the The Sahara for the last few years and I am happy to say we just booked our reservation for July 2014!! The Sahara has the best location for my family, you just park the car on the lot for the week and you have the beach and boardwalk right in front of you!! I must say that after speaking to the owners that I can't wait to see all the fantastic renovations that are being done to the rooms as well as the pool and sun deck!! it's nice to see that the owners put a lot of TLC into their motel. Looking forward to returning to The Sahara. :)

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2014

Thank You so much for your review. We look forward to seeing you once again at the Sahara Motel. You will not believe all the renovations and upgrades to our fantastic resort property. See you in July. The Sahara Motel..

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Our fire company (Whiting Fire Company # 1) has been coming to the firemen's convention since 1979 and we have stayed in the Sahara Motel since 2007 and this was the first year with the new owners of the motel and we were concerned how our stay would be as we had become accustomed to a routine and wasn't sure if the new owners would be ok with everything. I must say our concerns were immediately put to rest as they were more then accommodating to all of our needs and extremely helpful with everything. There is so much that these new owners are looking to do the further improve the quality of the motel and we cannot wait to return again in 2014. There is not a better location in North Wildwood that we would want to stay, you are latterly right on the Boardwalk with a great view of the ocean. Thanks Again Magritte, Adam, Robin Brianna, the maids and maintenance guy that made this a great convention!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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4  Thank Brad C
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2013

Thank You for your great review. It was a pleasure having the entire Fire Department stay at our property. We as well, look forward to a continue long relationship with all of you and the Sahara. We are so glad that you enjoyed your well deserved weekend, and we cant wait until 2014 to see all of you again for another fantastic year. Have a great Fall and Winter, and the summer will be here before you know it. Thanks again from everyone at the Sahara Motel.

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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Thank You to the Sahara for a great weekend. We really enjoyed ourselves and we look forward to coming back in 2014. Location is the best in North Wildwood. The rooms were so clean. and we heard they are making so many great upgrades for 2014. We cant wait...

Room Tip: Close to all activities for the entire family...and of course the Beach.....
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2013

Thank You for your great review. We do appreciate our guests taking the time out to write about there positive experiences at the Sahara Motel. We are making great upgrades as mentioned in your review. We look forward to seeing you in 2014. Have a great fall and winter and we will see you at the beach before you know it. The Sahara Motel.

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Most disturbing is the treatment you get at the Sahara. The new management is very unprofessional and disrespectful. They harassed us the entire weekend. The hotel itself could use some much needed TLC and upgrading. In my room I had a moldy shower head with the water controls coming away from the wall. Our kitchen counter was held up by a piece of wood and the laminate had been broken off the edges. The night table in the bedroom was a piece of laminate that actually was at head level and hung over the pillow, perfect for banging your head on. The mattresses were hard as rocks. The curtains were cheap, extremely wrinkled, poorly hung and did not even close properly or block out the light. Also no free WiFi, you have to pay for it.
There are plenty of other hotels to stay at in Wildwood where you will get treated properly.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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40  Thank Leo F
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

It is unfortunate that I have to respond to this review once again from the same group. We pride ourselves in providing excellent service for all our guests. It is truly unfortunate that your group decided to break all the rules. In ref to WIFI, we provide Free WIFI for all our guests with our brand new wireless system. The Password for the System is available to all guests. Thanks to all our customers for a fantastic 2013. See everyone again in 2014. Thanks the Sahara Motel...

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Reviewed 10 September 2013

My family visited the Sahara Motel for a second time this season to end the summer and had a fabulous stay - the new owners have made even further improvements to the property from our first stay a few months earlier - u can't beat the location of the motel - very hospitable staff and clean/fresh rooms - we can't wait for next summer as we definitely plan to return!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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16  Thank Rob T
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thank You so much for your fantastic review. It was so nice to see you a second time this season. We look forward to seeing you again next season. Have a great fall and winter and the summer will be here before you know it. We have many upgrades for next season. You will be amazed when you come back. Thanks again, and we are so happy you had an incredible vacation. (Both of them) The Sahara Motel.

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

For starters, the owners are rude and disrespectful to their guests. We hold a family reunion in September and this year was our 40th Anniversary. Two years ago the motel had great owners "Nicky and Kenny" , but it was recently sold "Adam and Robin". They complained to the adults about immediately leaving the premises after check out. Our family likes to hang around after check out to socialize and eat lunch. They wanted to charge an extra $50 for an infant because it is 4 to a room. Their are other places along the boardwalk that are much better.

Room Tip: Their are much better places along the boardwalk the Sahara.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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30  Thank Midi M
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Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2013

This review is probably one of the most interesting to respond to. Firstly this so called renunion is just a complete mob of people who want to break every rule of the place because they feel they are entitled to. The previous owners allowed them to do anything they wanted including bringing in outside guests that disturb all other guests which can not be tolerated. In ref to the previous owners, I can not speak for them except to say that they are no longer at the Sahara and I can not comment on there business practices. This particlar reviewer came to the property on the wrong date she had a reservation on Saturday and Sunday, as it was a two night min for this weekend. She arrived on Friday and we got her and her family of three children another motel to stay in. In stead of going to the other motel she decided to stay in other rooms Friday night, and cancel her reservation for Sunday night, so she stayed for the entire weekend for the price of one night. When she was approached for Sunday night and or paying for her stay Friday night she agreed to pay a small 50 dollar fee and then left the property without paying. Her ref to paying for an infanct was far from the truth and this family is making that up. She also parked and took up another guests parking spot for the entire 3 days. We clearly stated that she would not have to pay for that child. In her case she paid for nothing and still feels she was entiled to more. Her husband also verbally assaulted the female owner whichy is disgusting and will not be tolerated. He was immediately asked to leave the property. I think that this particular family should find another place for there renunion as they want to stay and not pay, plus have an additional 50 guests swarming the property even to the detriment of all our other guests. We did tell the renunion that they are not welcomed back and that the Sahara Motel has rules and they are in place to secure that all of our guests have an enjoyable time and a fabulous vacation. The Sahara will always insure that is the case, and the Motel is not in business to cater to a single group that feels that they dont have to follow any of the Motels rules which are designed for everyone not just them. We have more then ten complaints about this family throughout there stay from our other guests. Finally, throughout the weekend as always the ownership did everything possible to insure that this group was happy, like giving them extra parking, allowing them to have early checks, keeping extra staff on site to cater to the needs...Nothing and I mean nothing was good enough for them...That being said we are very proud of our establishment, and are very lucky and fortunate for ourgreat loyal customers that made 2013 a great season. It is funny how this person ran home to write this review and make up such lies, when they should look themselves in the mirror and realize that they took advantage of our Motel business and decided to steal our services for 3 days and nights instead of just paying as every other guests should have. Throughout the enitre season we have never seen such gross negligence towards Motel rules and respect for other guests. We can not be more happy that this family will bring all there troubles to another Motel...good luck trying to find someone to take you and your disrespect for the rules....We have discussed this event with many other Motels in the area, as we are close with all of them, and have encouraged them all not to cater to this group....The Sahara Motel.

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Additional Information about Sahara Motel

Address: 510 E 18th Ave, North Wildwood, NJ 08260-5549
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > North Wildwood
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in North Wildwood
#11 On the Beach Hotel in North Wildwood
#18 Family Hotel in North Wildwood
Price Range: £134 - £154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sahara Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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