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Sea Chest Motel

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Have stayed at the Sea Chest 3 times and have grown to love the place and its owners. They are the nicest people and work hard to keep the place meticulously clean and in good order. It's not fancy but you can't beat the rates and the location is perfect - a short drive to both Cape May and the...

Thank deborahrudacille
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My parents decided they wanted to go to Wildwood for a weekend a little after I came to the same realization. We had called to a few places, and then found availability at the Sea Chest. We'd never stayed below the boardwalk before, but wow, it's nice down there. We had four adults in a tiny, vintage room that reminded...

1Thank atomicpower
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Love staying here. I come every year with my family and is the perfect spot. The owners are wonderful people, very friendly and very accommodating. The place is always clean the pool is very nice and it's so close to the beach. Definitely worth coming back for. They have bbqs for home cooking and full size fridges and stove tops...

Thank Patty M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Wonderful motel, comfortable beds, GREAT pool, 2 blocks from a great beach. The location is perfect, quiet at night, nice and clean, nice owners. Couldn't have asked for a nicer experience. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Pennypacker1
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Planned a last minute vacation for a long weekend, needed something cost efficient and close to the beach. Great if you're just using it as a place to sleep and you plan on spending your time on the beach and Boardwalk. Very clean; a little outdated, but exactly what you'd expect from a less expensive motel. Management was very accommodating,...

Thank Kate M
Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 14 August 2015

owner promised a 100 dollar security deposit return at the end of our stay, upon checkout I was handed $20 and told that that was the security deposit. After recording the owner on the phone agreeing to a $100 security deposit and return I found the police which the owner continued to lie by insisting the deposit was only $20....

Thank j0hn5678
SeaChest-Wildwood, Owner at Sea Chest Motel, responded to this review

Guests were clearly frustrated underage individuals. They miss understood the meaning between a "ROOM DEPOSIT and BALANCE" and "SECURITY DEPOSIT" These young immature guests decided to call the police themselves to dismay which did not help their case as to all paperwork and receipts were documented and shown to the officers. We have never had ONE incidence of a car...

Reviewed 11 August 2015

We have been staying at the Sea Chest for a few years now and love this place. Nice and clean rooms and the service is exception by the owners Mr. & Mrs. Kruk. Very peaceful and relaxing place and so close to the beach and walking distance to the boardwalk. Will recommend the Sea Chest to all my family and...

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

My family has been visiting Wildwood for the last 25 years, and have stayed in a few different places. My boyfriend and I have stayed at the Sea Chest twice now, and we will definitely be back. It's conveniently located, clean, and affordable...what's not to like? See you again next year!

1Thank Heather W
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The sea chest motel was the best pick for us! Only 2 blocks from the beach, nice sized pool, affordable, and very clean! The owners John and Christina were very friendly and accommodating and take a lot of pride in their motel. It was a nice 3 day getaway and we will definitely be coming back!

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Room was a reasonable price for the two nights that I stayed. Room was very clean, and although it doesn't have a flat screen tv the TV they offer gets the job done. Besides you come to wildwood crest to enjoy your days out. The bathroom was also very clean and very well stocked. Overall it was calm and I...

1Thank Cinthya S

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sea Chest Motel is located in the heart of Wildwood Crest, one block from the largest free beach in New Jersey. The motel was built in 1956, making it the oldest motel in the Wildwoods. It has been family owned and operated since inception. (2nd owners, 28+ years) We are a short drive or trolley ride (pick up 1 block away) to fine restaurants, nightlife, and the world famous Wildwood boardwalk. We are also 6 miles from Cape May and 45 miles from Atlantic City. We take great pride in our establishment, and are well known for our cleanliness. We have plenty of space outdoors, a large swimming pool (slide & diving board), 4 barbecue grills, far reaching high speed WIFI throughout the facility, 48" wall mounted smart HDTV's w/cable in each room (enjoy watching your Netflix/Hulu/etc.), plus much more ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Chest Motel

Address: 7401 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3831
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Price Range: $61 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Sea Chest Hotel Wildwood Crest
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Wildwood Crest
#21 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest
#23 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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“downstairs with kitchen, easy access”
aneciak2000, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the rooms with balcony access - good for hanging out and eating in.”
deborahrudacille, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had no issues with room 6.”
atomicpower, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“get a detailed receipt”
j0hn5678, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Downstairs rooms are the best and they come with a kitchenette.”
739margaretn, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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