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Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel
Ranked #27 of 68 Hotels in Wildwood Crest
Reviewed 27 August 2009

What a wonderful job these people do here! From friendly smiles to spotless rooms (thanks Olga!!), the Commander is the best of the best! its not often you find people that care, but here, youre family. The cleanliness and upkeep, the free hot coffee and newspapers, the location, the price, you cant beat it! Staying here makes a vacation exactly what it should be, a very enjoyable and relaxing experience!

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 August 2009

it's the people that run it. They know that if they keep the place nice and treat people right then they'll come back, just like we did. Maybe it's the small things like a friendly greeting , coffee and complementary newspaper each morning. Or maybe it's the bigger things like the meticulously well maintained facility, nice clean rooms, patios and pool area. We just returned from another very pleasant and peaceful weeklong stay at the Commander (our second year staying there) and this motel was booked solid when most of the other nearby places had plenty of rooms available, that alone tells the story.

William Beynon- Pittsburgh PA

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 August 2009

We stayed in a lovely suite. The space was adequate for a family of four. It was quiet at night, no problem sleeping. The owners are very friendly and make their guest feel at home. We had a wonderful time and I look forward to returning.

  • Stayed: August 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 August 2009

My husband & I took our two children (both under age 3...yeah, we're brave! LOL) to Commander for 4 days. We had a wonderful time! Our 2d floor oceanfront room (#216) was very clean (despite a strange odor that dissipated once we turned on the a/c). Our housekeeper (Kathy) did a wonderful job! The view from the balcony was fantastic! The owners are very pleasant and welcomed us warmly upon arrival. The staff kept the grounds, the pool and the b-b-que grills (very convenient!) spotless.

We're looking forward to another great family vacation at the Commander next year!

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 July 2009

The Commander is not a newfangled, faux doo wop hotel, yet it is ranked among the best and newest Wildwood Crest hotels. Why? Because it is spotlessly clean, well maintained, and run by a friendly family who truly care about their guests. In addition, their price per night was over $100 cheaper than the other top rated places. The hotel is laid out in the familiar "shotgun" style of the older area hotels, yet the cheerful bright decor prevents it from seeming sad or claustrophobic. You can't get a better location either, directly on what I consider the best stretch of beach in NJ. For families on a budget, this is the best value in Wildwood.

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 July 2009

The owners are great. They live on property and take great pride in their hotel, it shows. While the decor is dated it is spotless. I saw the staff cleaning all the time - windows, steps, pool, etc. They care and the effort they put into the motel shows. It is right next to beach and has no mildew issues so common with shore motels. We had a great time. The Wildwood area only has motels. If you need a hotel, then you should stay in Atlantic City. This is one of the best places to stay in Wildwood.

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 February 2009

Our family (ages 10 thru 73) has been going to the Commander for 5 years now and we love it. The great ocean views, the barbeque grills, the attention to detail that Susanna and her family give to each aspect of running a small motel in this day of mega-everything; these are the things that keep us coming year after year. They are constantly updating the furnishings. I don't think you can find a better value anywhere in South Jersey. We'll be back again this August.

  • Stayed: August 2008, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel

Address: 8803 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3401
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#29 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest
Price Range: £59 - £290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Commander-By-The-Sea Hotel Wildwood Crest

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