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Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach

39642 Jefferson Bridge Road, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3723
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20-11-20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-11-20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 3 hotels in Bethany Beach
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach!The Holiday Inn Express, just 2 blocks from the beach in the heart of Delaware's 'Quiet Resorts', puts you in the heart of it all! Just a few short blocks away from the famous Bethany Beach Boardwalk, you're central to everything Bethany Beach has to offer; including bountiful tax-free downtown shopping, renowned restaurants, Bear Trap Dunes, Salt Pond, and just miles from Fenwick Island, Ocean City, Rehoboth Beach and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Whatever your reason for visiting, you'll find our well-appointed, luxurious guest accommodations are fitted with the modern amenities and conveniences sure to meet your every need. Awaken each morning to a free full hot breakfast, featuring a wonderful variety of both hot and cold selections from which you can choose. Our thoughtful amenities such as free wireless internet access, sparkling outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, plush Simply Smart linens and award-winning shower heads help ensure each night is a great night and every day starts out right!No matter your reason for visiting Bethany Beach, the Holiday Inn Express is here to make your visit to a success!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Bulgarian, Romanian
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Tom T wrote a review Feb. 2021
Key West, Florida86 contributions52 helpful votes
A buddy and I rented a couple of rooms for a funeral in a nearby township. The clerk (Alicia) was superb. We checked in a couple of days later, found the hotel and staff to be incredible in every level. Rooms were nice, breakfast was good- the folks there just could not have been nicer (Dan).
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
pjsubway wrote a review Sep. 2020
New York City, New York180 contributions104 helpful votes
The hotel has a nice location, just a couple of blocks from the beach and not a long walk from downtown. The property is kept very clean. The only downsides were the covid era breakfast (luckily there were decent options nearby for real food) and a somewhat apathetic staff.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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rachael7183 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Carmel, New York28 contributions10 helpful votes
Room was definitely not COVID cleaned. I brought my own supplies and the grime I cleaned up was gross. Many staff without masks, no towels at times, and someone left their dog in the room next door for hours alone allowing Him to bark uncontrollably. First time in Bethany and would never return to the Holiday Inn!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from IHG Service, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach
Responded Sep. 5, 2020
Hello rachael7183, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with our hotel. I feel your frustrations about the room not being cleaned properly, staff not wearing masks and noise issues. The circumstances you have mentioned are not what I want you to experience with our property. Our hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality facilities. Sorry that we fell below your expectations this time. Your feedback is very important and I will share the details with the hotel staff so we can make necessary changes to improve our facility. Your feedback will definitely help us towards bettering our services and we hope to host you again soon. Best, Ronald R. Case Manager IHGService
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Sal_Paradise767 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Durham, North Carolina4517 contributions451 helpful votes
Stay Report - 8/14 to 8/16 Location: The hotel is very well located for visiting Bethany Beach.  It's located between Pennsylvania Avenue and DE-1 (Coastal Highway).  Next door is a seafood restaurant, Walgreens, CVS and .4 miles away is a liquor store.  You can easily walk to the beach or the boardwalk and that combined with the free hotel parking makes it a perfect beach hotel. Hotel: The hotel itself is an older property that was obviously converted to be a HIX.  It has a small lobby, small breakfast area, pantry area hidden over by the elevators, small indoor fitness center (currently closed), a heated outdoor pool (currently open) and a decent sized parking lot.  Again parking is free which is amazing.  Do note housekeeping is currently not daily.   Check In: The agent offered either Welcome Amenity points or "water and chips" as a Spire amenity. Room: Standard HIX style room though older.  Two beds, couch, table and chairs, annoyingly no desk though and a decent sized bathroom.  Wifi worked well though the TV was really small and there were no outlets by the bed.   Breakfast: Currently the only offerings are grab and go.  Microwave breakfast sandwiches, cereal and milk, fruit, pastries and muffins.   This hotel is very expensive in the summer ($315 plus tax a night).  Its location and free parking are great.  Accommodations are good enough though I have to note none of the staff were friendly or helpful.  Everyone I dealt with at the front desk and the breakfast bar was indifferent and unfriendly.  That was disappointing. 
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Jerome P wrote a review Aug. 2020
1 contribution
Stayed here for our family visit. We arrived at noon with the hope to get early checkin, too our surprise when the receptionist said our room was ready! We stayed in their queen feature room which came equipped with a small fridge, coffee maker, plus a small counter and sink. Room also features a spacious bathroom, two sitting chairs, a small dining table, and a love seat (non pullout). Property was clean, well staffed, and the outdoor pool looked very inviting. The beach is a short five minute walk.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
US$110 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Nearby attractions include Bethany Beach (0.9 km), Bethany Beach Boardwalk (0.9 km), and Bethany Beach Books (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sunshine Crepes, Fishers Popcorn, and Cottage Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Bethany Beach.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Express Bethany Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Romanian, and Bulgarian.