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Hudson River Valley, New York
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights with our family, room was adequate but dated. The room was not adequately cleaned upon check-in,we found cereal and toe nail clippings on the floor 😝. The balcony location was shared with other rooms, and our neighbors had to walk through our balcony to get to their room.

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

So sorry my Housekeeping Department fell short in preparing your room for your arrival. I will immediately address this issue directly with her. Thank you.

NY
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Memory is a scary thing, but this place has really gone downhill. The rooms were renovated not that long ago and unfortunately they're already gross. We came here around 7 years ago (approx) or so and they had just been remodeled. My biggest problem has to be the gross people. These people are GROSS. The drinking at the pool around...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Wishing you a pleasant rest of the summer!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2014

This was our first stay. We actually came to see this hotel a year ago, after staying in a craphole nearby. We had a 1 bedroom effeciency, with kitchenette (large fridge, coffee pot, toaster) Our girls slept in a queen bed, in an alcove around the corner from the main area. Husband and I had a queen in the main...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Thanks, Chrissy...so happy to read you and your family had a great time. When you're ready, El Coronado would love to host you again!

Edison, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We come here twice a year, July and August, and we absolutely love it here. The hotel does need some upkeep maintenance however. Staff are all friendly and if you need anything you just need to ask. I do wish during movie night they would play something teens and adults would like, just not the little kiddies..The location in the...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Christine....thanks for taking the time to note your comments. I don't show PG13 movies on the pool deck because of the amount of little ones on the property, however, I discussed this with my Guest Relations Manager and we decided to promote a private PG13 movie-viewing on Friday Night's next season in our Fiesta Room @ 8PM before the...

Bayside, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2014

This hotel was definitely not what i thought it would be. The walls had stains all over it. The pull out sofa had nasty stains all over it. When i opened up the pull out couch, the bed was not made and sheets were from last people staying there. The room was very dusty. I found a worm looking creature...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Sal: I'm so sorry you found my hotel wanting in so many ways. I will personally inspect your previous unit when the current guests check-out. In a spirit of goodwill, however, should you permit me to host you again I would happily offer to you a free unit upgrade to any unit choice.

Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

LOL I know exactly which patron Mediocre from RI mentions. There was one person tanning to a ridiculous shade of brown, which you can see at any resort at the Jersey shore. We had a 3 bedroom, 3 bath suite and thought the overall accommodations were solid. WiFi was awful and our rug was old and in desperate need of...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

So glad you had "good times" at my resort this season, Senior Advisor. We have already scheduled the hotel's re-carpeting for the Fall and I will certainly add more umbrellas to the pool deck as well. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Mediocre place with super white trash people. Room was mostly clean. Towels are thin, pillows like cement and blankets more like thick shower curtains. Yes, the rooms have kitchenettes but so do all the other places in wildwood crest. The wifi stinks, truly. Watch out for the pool, though. Really, nasty, Magda-types (There's Something About Mary reference). Genuine grossness comes...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rathsog...what can I say?

Woodside
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

Nice family friendly vacation spot. My family comes here every year but the place is getting a little run down. Fridge is leaking and visibly rusty. Sofas stained up & walls need a paint job. Pool is not as warm as it used to be. Overall still a nice place to stay with family.

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Sorry, My Gringas, El Coronado advertises our check-in time between 3 pm & 5 pm. It is difficult at times to convert rooms after our 11 am check-out to be ready exactly at 3:00. It is certainly our goal to get our guests in their units as quickly as possible so they can begin their vacations.

Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

We got the H efficiency room. One of the rooms was so small that you could not move around. Definitely not big enough for 8 people. Also do not expect to check in at exactly 3. I was told that just because we can check in at 3 it doesn't mean the room has to be ready at 3.

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hope it was not too inconvenient for you but we advertise our check-in times between 3 to 5 pm, This is because our Housekeeping Department is sometimes challenged to clean all check-outs in a mere 4 hours after our 11 o'clock check-out. Still...we'll keep trying. Thank you.

new jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I stayed at the El Coronado in August 2014 with my girlfriend and five children. We had a good time. The hotel is in need of updating. The parking is tight also. The staff is nice and they cleaned our rooms just fine. The beach is huge and it is very comfortable when there is a lot of people on...

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brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Dantum: So glad you and your family had a good time at my resort. Please know my room rates are competitive to other local hotels. A rate with tax as your specified would have been one of my largest executive suites. Thank you.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Coronado Resort is a beachfront full-service condominium hotel located in the heart of Wildwood Crest just minutes from fine restaurants, nightlife, the world famous Wildwood Boardwalk and just a short drive to Cape May and Atlantic City. With a variety of accommodations from guest rooms to spacious 1, 2, 3 bedroom suites, El Coronado can meet your vacation needs. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views from your balcony or relax on our beachfront sundeck. El Coronado offers free poolside barbeques and live entertainment in season for your enjoyment along with many other amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Coronado Resort

Address: 8501 Atlantic Ave, at East Preston Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3515
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Price Range: RM440 - RM1,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Coronado Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
El Coronado Hotel Wildwood Crest
El Coronado Wildwood Crest
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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“Many choices with different amenities. We request "South side (pool), highest floor, closest to the ocean.”
Publisher1109, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a street side view, but could see the ocean. I would have preferred a poolside view .”
missytoo2016, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“most rooms have side balcony. So do not expect ocean front balcony. Confirm and reconfirm this if you need ocean front balcony.”
JDModi, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on both sides - I prefer the pool side now.”
luvwildwood, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is worth the money”
sylviaortiz720, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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