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Driftwood Motel

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hesitant because of the location - the motel is right on the highway, a stone's throw from the Rehoboth strip of outlets, etc. - and the possibility of noise but those anxieties were quickly laid to rest. The Driftwood is clean, cozy, and...quiet! We made our meals there for 4 days/nights and hit the beach, boardwalk, museums, and arcades. No...

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Driftwood M, Front Office at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and for choosing to stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room and were able to utilize the full kitchen. We hope that you will return. Andrea- Front Office

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, courteous, and convenient. Out house hunting so it was an inexpensive option and we really enjoyed our stay. Went back a second time and had the same room. Same great experience. I have been recommending it to family and friends who want to come visit.

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Driftwood M, Assistant Manager at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review. We strive to make every stay like your home away from home. We are looking forward to hearing and meeting your friends and family. Thank you Beth Assistant Manager

State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have stayed in this hotel twice before (this past week being the third, most recent time.) We love this place. Each unit has a small living room with a fold out couch and a two-person dining table, and a television with a stand-up fan, a small kitchen with full size refrigerator, oven, microwave and coffee maker (and cupboards equipped...

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Driftwood M, Front Desk - Beth at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a good review for us. We appreciate any all feed back from our guest. Your suggestion only make us better. We hope you return to our establishment.

Media, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The room was dated, with walls covered in wood panneling, and paint worn off the corners of furniture, but it made me nostalgic for the place I stayed for childhood vacations, only missing the glass doorknobs. Everything seemed clean, and there was silverware, dishes, and cups in the kitchenette. However, my stay took a bad turn when the woman in...

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Driftwood M, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We truly apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced with other guests. Unfortunately, unless someone is being unruly, we have no control over situations we know nothing about. We are a small family business and run a respectable, safe establishment. All rooms are equipped with locks and safety latches. Again, we thank you for...

New Castle, Delaware
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is without a doubt THE best budget motel and the first I've ever seen with a 41/2 star rating and I'm giving it a 5!. All I needed was a bedroom and bath but instead I got an apartment with all the comforts of home for a very reasonable price. The rooms were clean as well as the kitchenette...

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Driftwood M, Front Desk at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for taking the time to rate our motel and hope that you return to "your home away from home" soon! Meredith Driftwood Motel Office

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first time visit to a motel for my granddaughter,and then when we walked in and she saw the layout of the place like a compact little home she loved it and told us she wanted to live there .the people were great very friendly . The place was very clean the only thing I would do down...

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Driftwood M, Meredith - Front Desk at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your great review! We are so pleased you were impressed with our Motel so much you decided to plan a return trip to "your home away from home". We look forward to your next stay with us!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is a little Gem. Super clean, maid service daily. The Staff and owner are very nice, the unit was all we needed. If you are looking for amenities such as a pool, or grills, this is not your place, but who needs that with all of the gorgeous beaches in the area. Having a kitchen saved us a...

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Driftwood M, Front Desk at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking the time to review and rate our motel. We do our best to please everyone and are very happy you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to your next visit to "your home away from home" soon! Meredith, Driftwood Motel Office

Wilmington, Nc
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the place is clean, spacious (includes a nice kitchenette) with a separate bedroom. We didn't get in until late and left early the next morning to catch the ferry so we appreciated the fact that the bed and pillows were very comfortable. A Best Buy!!

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Driftwood M, Front Office at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our Motel and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your short stay with us! We hope that you return for a longer stay with "your home away from home" soon! Thank you, Meredith Driftwood Motel Office

Evans City, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This little motel is fantastic! Clean, comfortable and has everything you need for a great stay. Friendly staff who really take care of their place. Wifi that actually works. It's in a great location, close to both Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Cape Henlopen State Park. Everything we enjoy was just a short drive away. Loved it here! We will be...

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Driftwood M, Front Office at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We appreciate you taking the time to voice your feedback for our Motel and we enjoyed you staying with us! We thoroughly look forward to the next time you return to "your home away from home"! Thank you, Meredith Driftwood Motel Office

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for the Ritz, this isn't for you! If you're looking for a clean, QUIET place with a friendly staff you will be happy to stay here! The full size fridge is great, the ability to cook on a real life sized stove came in handy when we had 8 inches of rain falling outside! The beds...

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Thank you for taking the time to rate and give us feedback on our Motel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and really appreciate the great review! We can't wait for your next return to "your home away from home"! Thank you, Meredith Driftwood Motel Office

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nine One-Bedroom efficiency Units with free WiFi, a queen bed in the separate bedroom, as well as a queen sofa bed in the living area. The apartment offers a full kitchen, as well as 2 flat-screen TVs and cable TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 18282 Coastal Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958-4773
Region: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range: RM278 - RM1,222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Driftwood Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The units are numbered from 1 (closest to the office and further from Rt. 1). To get the minimum of noise transfer, Unit 1 is your best bet.”
287hannahv, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Keep looking”
RobertA379, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There was some sort of generator (?) outside which ran all night. It was rather noisy, like a loud air conditioner. It would be best if you could get a room away from that.”
jano554, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We were by Coastal higway,and we didn't hear it.Ac made the place really cold, we just opened windows.I live at a home without AC through the house, so that is why i wrote this.This is a nice place, they treat you special.”
danitakinna, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Right on route 1, you'll hear a little road noise in the rooms.”
BairdS_12, 15 Sep 2013 | Read review
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