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Albany, NY
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Don't hesitate to book your Wildwood Crest vacation stay at the Commander By The Sea. While nothing fancy, the rooms are clean and bright and nicely appointed. Everyone is pleasant, helpful and inviting. They have grills for cooking out and plenty of tables to enjoy your meals outside. The rooms are just a few steps from the beach and when...

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falmouth, maine
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Wow, we just sort of picked this place based on a local referral service, a last minute arrangement just to have a base to visit the area for 2 days. I'm from NJ, used to vacation further north at the shore in Lavallette; never been to Wildwood or Cape May. This is an unassuming 3 story stucco motel right on...

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Wallingford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 June 2014

As Lcarlotta stated he is a police officer so my guess is he is a little more paranoid and on-guard regarding his surroundings than the rest of us. And that is fine and understandable. I hope he reads this because this is a sincere,accurate response from a longtime Commander patron. I have been going here for 10 years. I stay...

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Waverly, NY
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We have not stayed here this year, but have stayed there previously for a week in the summer for approx 15 years straight. Friendly, clean, great service, always updating to the best of their ability. Nicco is right.......... it's the shore and you are not going to get a Vegas-type resort anywhere. Great location, clean pool....yep, they will wash the...

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NJ
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We just came home from a week long stay at the Commander-by-the-Sea. We invited friends and family down to join us mid week. We all had a wonderful time! This was our first trip back to Wildwood in 10 years and found the Commander to be just as clean, comfortable and friendly as it was 10 years ago. The same...

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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 August 2013

The Commander has always been a "Happy Place" for me. My family started staying at this motel 41 years ago. I had not been there in 9 years, but found it to be just as great as it always was. The same family has owned it for all these years and they make you feel welcome and have a friendly...

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3Thank diamondday777
Albany, NY
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This was my second stay at the Commander. We had a 3rd floor oceanfront efficiency room with a balcony. Lots of greats: location, balcony, views, beach, pool, kitchenette, owners, staff. The only very minor minus I would mention is that the beds are a little too firm, however, they are not cheap beds so that isn't the problem; I just...

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1Thank DZsmom
Pequannock, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

The place was recommended by a friend because it was clean, great location, and heated pool. Our friend was right on all accounts! Some other reviews are spot on with cleanliness, proximity, and friendliness of the staff, etc. This was a girlfriend get away for the night and was a great choice. Not fancy, but impeccably clean and we loved...

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2Thank CTSJ
New Milford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 August 2013

A relaxing place, it felt like we were part of the family:) We stayed a few days and wish we planned to stay longer:) Its so close to beach, and the shuttle, which staff recommended brought us right to the boards. Its very clean and everything in the room worked perfectly. The efficiency allowed us to snack and save on...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 15 August 2013

My family had already had our major vacation for the summer, so wanted a shorter and less expensive trip before school started. A friend told us about the Commander, so we checked Tripadvisor and booked our reservation. Commander was exactly what we expected it would be. It is an older, small resort with nothing luxurious or fancy. It is, however,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel

Address: 8803 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3401
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Price Range: $202 - $638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Commander-By-The-Sea Hotel Wildwood Crest
Hotel Style:
#29 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are South facing, Ocean View, except for the Ocean Fronts. There are 3 floors. All are good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 742neila, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No elevator; access to the second and third floors by stairs only.”
 of 5 bubbles DZsmom, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms 217-219”
 of 5 bubbles colinf214, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles AlisaM552, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Third floor has the best view, but if you have a hard time with stairs, choose the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles wwcCt, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
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