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Bushkill, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Thankfully a rather clean for the price. The staff was very nice and helpful but hated the fact that they make you give the car keys if you park behind someone in the double parked lot? Its a pain if you don't want to take everything out of your car. Not to mention that they have no elevator and our...

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Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We stayed 7/19/13-7/21/13 and had a blast. Been going to wildwood for years and staying at different motels each trip. By far the best location (30 second walk and you're right on the sand). Room was standard motel style, but very clean. No bugs or dirty appliances, nice big tv and comfortable beds. Would recommend checking out this hidden treasure,...

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Thank JVanEtten
woodbury, NJ
Reviewed 6 June 2013

Being from South Jersey we go down the shore quite alot. We went for a friend's birthday in May, 2013 and spent 2 weeks comparing hotel prices. She kept telling me "Call Dawn & Nova" but I had never even heard of it so I didn't. She finally got me two and we got a GREAT deal. cheaper than the...

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2Thank Brianna M
Wildwood
Reviewed 27 September 2012

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1Thank Jann M
Reviewed 2 September 2012 via mobile

Early reviews were poor but since new management in last couple years, the place is showing improvement. Not having pool would be very bad if you had kids. Can see Boardwalk and ocean from your room. Also having to double park and leaving your keys at desk is problematic if you go out a lot. Within one minute your on...

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Thank Scottflows
Plymouth
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Customer service was great...girls at front office were friendly and helpful. Room was definitely very very old and showed it, but overall clean enough. Obviously the housekeeper didn't clean the floor very well, with someone else's receipts on the floor in between nightstand and bed, but bedding and everything else seemed clean. Only real concern we had was the electrical...

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Thank Queenie1119
northeast ohio
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This was a good find. We made last minute plans to hit the beach in Wildwood, and came across the Dawn Motel. We were skeptical on what we were getting at the last minute and at a good price. Turned out better than we hoped. Now, this isn't a 5 star hotel. This a beach motel, so it's not going...

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1Thank javaman70
Wildwood
Reviewed 12 August 2012

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1Thank Brian M
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2012

I booked the Nova and it isn't the preetiest or the most inviting from the outside, but none the less clean room. Upon our entry a friendly lady with glasses came out side as we were looking around and greeted us inside. She checked us in and gave us some coupons and info. We go to our 2nd floor room...

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Thank Marilyn P
CT
Reviewed 7 March 2012

This place is a dump and is not worth staying here ANYTIME for ANY reason! From the blood stain on our filthy comforter, brown stains on the torn mattress protector, stained covered carpet, random items left from people who were there from who knows when (razor cover, dirty wash cloth, etc.) to the broken shower knob, filth-lined bathtub, dirty toilet...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Dawn & Nova Motels

Address: 4300 Ocean Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-4621
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood
Price Range: RM308 - RM533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dawn & Nova Motels 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Dawn And Nova Motels
Dawn & Nova Hotel Wildwood
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Dawn Motel Wildwood
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“Don't bother!!!”
PhillynOmaha, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stay in the Dawn Motel. RM. 5”
davidkG4629JJ, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“This place is awful and I will never return. The staff is rude and they do not care about the guests at all. Once they have your money, they own you and make everything impossibly difficult.”
marcust100, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you don't like steps, you don't want a 3rd floor, but if you don't like people above you the 3rd floor is good and the view is great to the boardwalk and ocean. bring your own blow dryer.”
CarolynF499, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you're going with a small group, (no more than 3) and dont mind beach noise, REQUEST ROOM 2! It's a kitchenette with a king bed and a sofa bed. It is the corner room on Ocean and being on the second floor has a great extended sun deck. GREAT for people watching.”
BriannaM275, 5 Jun 2013 | Read review
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