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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After staying at the Sahara last year myself and my family just couldn't wait to book our room for this year.. The staff always try to get us our favorite room.we love the view its amazing. The boardwalk is steps away. We don't have to even move our car. See you in June!!! Kel , Scott , and the kids.

Thank Kellycochran
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your kind words....we are so excited to see you back at the Sahara enjoying another fun filled vacation. Glad we were able to get you your favorite room. See everybody in June. Thanks again. The Sahara Motel....See you at the Beach....

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Just left what felt like our home away from home. This was our 1st stay at the Sahara and all i have to say is come on next year we are so ready to return. The owner Marguerite was simply amazing and a pleasure to meet she made you feel rite at home & receptionist Stacie was so helpful with...

Thank Denice Fisher B
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thanks from the entire staff for your amazing review...We are so happy that we made your vacation everything you expected. We read your review to our entire staff and everyone really appreciates what you wrote...We all look forward to seeing you next season...Have a fantastic winter and we will see you again soon back at the Sahara Motel.....Thanks again....See you...

West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My boyfriend, Will and I just came back to Pa. from a wonderful vacation at the Sahara Motel in North Wildwood!!! The owner and staff were extremely accommodating and considerate to us during our stay this past week!! We couldn't have been more pleased and happy that we chose the Sahara. The location is outstanding - only a few steps...

Thank Denise90416
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an incredible review of our resort property...We are so happy that we made your vacation the best it can be...we will of course tell our staff the great things that you wrote...Have a great winter, and we look forward to seeing you again next season...Thanks Again...See you at the...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My family and I just had another excellent vacation at the Sahara this year. The location to the beach and the boardwalk can't be beat, and the ocean view is spectacular. The owners of the Sahara are the nicest people, our housekeeper Helen did a great job and was also very nice, but I can't say enough about the "Mona...

Thank Jack H
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Jack Thank you so much for the incredible review...It is such a pleasure to have you and the entire family each and every season...It is guest like you that make our Job Easy...We All look forward to next year as the tradition continues...have a great winter....See you soon...Thanks again....See you at the Beach.....The Sahara Motel......

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

So I religiously read reviews before I book a place and since this place got pretty much raving reviews we booked it last minute for a long weekend. Unfortunately we were disappointed. The staff/owners were super nice and the pool area was clean with very new appearing furniture, hence 2 stars instead of 1. But the rooms were just not...

1Thank MiniLisa521
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Let me start by saying thanks for the review of our staff and our beautiful pool area....that being said, our entire resort property has been renovated including all of our incredible guest rooms etc. We pride ourselves in making sure the rooms are perfect for all of our guests and we are surprised by your comments...During the season we constantly...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I just came back from yet another memorable vacation at The Sahara Motel! My husband and I love the convenience of just parking the car for the week and being just footsteps away from the boardwalk and beautiful beach. We had our usual oceanfront room that has an awesome view. Our housekeeper Carol always made sure our...

Thank Sam M
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your incredible review of our amazing resort property. We are so happy we made your vacation everything you expected. We look forward to seeing you and the entire family back at the Sahara next season....Thanks Again....See you at the Beach.....The Sahara Motel......

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We just finished our yearly visit to the Sahara. As usual everything was amazing and the staff was attentive and friendly. We had some family emergencies this summer and the Sahara staff was very helpful and patient with modifying our reservation. We had to change rooms for our last night and the staff helped us move our belongings (including the...

Thank John G
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your incredible review...we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our resort property...we look forward to seeing you again next season or before....Thanks Again...See you at the beach....The Sahara Motel....

New Jersey
Reviewed 7 August 2016

A few weeks ago I stayed at the Sahara Motel. On our arrival time the front desk girl was extremely rude and ignorant. I don't remember her name but the blonde girl with pink in her hair. I was so upset by how she talked to us and the dirty looks we received. I understand people have a bad day...

Thank bavelez09
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Review does not warrant a response...but....we pride ourselves in customer service...Our front desk personnel are incredible....and we get hundreds and hundreds of compliments throughout the season...As you stated our housekeeping staff, like our entire staff is excellent....we are happy your children enjoyed speaking with our staff and they made them smile...Just shows you how they go out of there way...

Schenectady, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

we did a last minute booking and the staff was very accommodating over the phone. its at the very north end of the boardwalk so you get alot less traffic / noise. all you have to do is walk under the boardwalk and you are at the beach . the property is well kept, clean and the staff was attentive...

Thank Anthony G
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review...we at the Sahara are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us...We usually receive 5 stars, but we are glad that you will be back to enjoy our resort property in the near future...See you soon at the beach....The Sahara Motel.....

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed at the Sahara from July 18th through the 23rd. This is not our first stay at the Sahara and it certainly won't be our last. We are already looking forward to our stay next summer. Our rooms have always been spotless and very comfortable. The management is very friendly. The pool is beautiful. This is a family motel right...

Thank vacationmom25
Adam C, Owner at Sahara Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your incredible review of our resort property...We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us...We look forward to seeing you next summer and beyond....Thanks Again....See you at the Beach....The Sahara Motel....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sahara Motel

Address: 510 E 18th Ave, North Wildwood, NJ 08260-5549
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > North Wildwood
Price Range: $148 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sahara Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Sahara Hotel North Wildwood
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in North Wildwood
#11 On the Beach Hotel in North Wildwood
#18 Family Hotel in North Wildwood
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“The 2nd and 3rd floors have the best ocean views. First floor renters have access to the sun deck to take in the views.”
jackh904, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We chose a type four room which is a two room efficiency. It was the perfect size room for us and very comfortable. Very nice.”
vacationmom25, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
carlsP3038MR, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor either of the 2 corner rooms!”
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