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    Desert Sand Resort

    7888 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-1070
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    1 - 5 of 145 reviews

    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    Our room was not ready when I checked in at 3 pm. They promised it would be ready byn4band they would send me a text. Never received it. Finally checked in at 5 pm. Toiletries were not given each day. There was no good promise...More

    Thank David L
    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    We had the F type room; two Queen beds, separate bedroom and kitchen/living room, two bathrooms. The new bathrooms were beautiful, as was the kitchenette. We had a fridge in the bedroom and the kitchen. Our beds were comfortable so I guess they were new,...More

    3  Thank Songbird811
    Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

    We had an A style room. The location was very convenient to the beach. The room was very clean but small. The poor quality of the bed and pillows (two Desert Sand pillows barely equal one normal pillow) as well as the TERRIBLE wifi connection...More

    2  Thank Philsphan24
    Response from Desert_SandNJ, General Manager at Desert Sand ResortResponded 22 August 2017

    Hello Allison, The motel appreciates your feedback and concerns; and want to thank you for your patronage. We apologize for any inconvenience the issues with our WIFI network caused you and you companion. Please be aware from our internet service provider we have the latest...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    My family of four (me, husband, & 2 now young adult sons) have been spending a long weekend or two at the DS for the past 10 years. It's in a great location, has small but well maintained indoor and outdoor pools, and the rooms...More

    3  Thank Rita B
    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    I've stayed in this hotel numerous times over the years and I always thought it represented s good value vs the hotels across the street. However, you get what you pay for. This place had a bit of a face lift on the exterior but...More

    2  Thank BobbyV43
    Response from Desert_SandNJ, Manager at Desert Sand ResortResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi Robert The motel appreciates your feedback and concerns; and want to thank you for your patronage. Please realize over the last 6 years management has expended a significant amount of capital to completely renovate and update the interior and exterior esthetics and upgrade the...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Heated pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 90
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    • Cape May County >
    • Avalon
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    Thomas M
    21 July 2016|
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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..."
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    "Rooms with lower numbers are closer to the lanai, highest numbers are farthest from outdoor pool and..."
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