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Bayside, New York
Reviewed 29 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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6Thank Sal A
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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Thank Lardese
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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Thank Ldayre
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 19 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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Thank mygringas
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.

Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Every year we go to Wildwood for vacation,and every year we usually stay at a different place.I think that is probably the nicest overall hotels that we stayed at at wildwood.The grounds were nice,the pool was very very nice.Most of the staff was pleasant and accommodating.The rooms were tastefully decorated.The beds were very comfortable.I was not too pleased with the...

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

I am always happy to read about our guests having a pleasant stay at our resort. I'm taking your advice and buying 2 more grills for our deck. Thanks again.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Average to poor all the way around. Dated interior however they have tried to update the furniture and carpet, but the bedroom area is small, the main area is compact as well, not much room to be in there except for being on the beds. Says it fit up to 6 but our 2 adults and 3 littles ones just...

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

Mari: I'm sorry you did not find our accommodations to your liking. During high season, our hotel is sold-out daily and our goal is to ensure a pleasant experience for all our guests. I will share your comments with my staff at our weekly meeting.

Spring Valley, New York
Reviewed 5 August 2014

If weather was nicer, this would have been more then perfect weekend.it's kind of like fishing. Good days of fishing and this was a case of bad day of fishing as the sun rarely shined. Pool was fabulous. Very convenient to beach access. Would return for sure.

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

Thanks, Kathy...I'll work on bright and sunny tropical weather for your return to the Wildwoods!

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

This was a great hotel besides some of the issues we had like when we got there it was around 3 and we had to wait a hour for our room to be finished, ill say the room number so it can be fixed for the next people 401 the bathroom door did bot lock and then the balcony light...

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

Hello from sunny Wildwood Crest! Thank you for your comments and I will see to those unit repairs today if not already addressed. See you next summer!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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: $138 - $373 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles Publisher1109, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a street side view, but could see the ocean. I would have preferred a poolside view .”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles JDModi, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on both sides - I prefer the pool side now.”
 of 5 bubbles luvwildwood, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles sylviaortiz720, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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