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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 May 2014

It took my family to Wildwood Crest for the Memorial Day weekend. Almost all hotels were sold out or they were gouging the price. I like the no hassle reservation at The Crusader. They didn't want to take my credit card number until I checked-in. All we were asked to do is show up by 3:00 PM which we did....

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and it was our pleasure to accommodate you and your family. I hope that you will become a "regular" here at The Crusader. Thank you for your kind review. Best Regards, Alan

Trenton, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My husband and I took our 3 kids down to Wildwood for Memorial Day Weekend. We were unable to leave to go down on Friday so we wanted to set things up for Saturday and Sunday night and to leave Wildwood on Monday. This hotel had a 3 day Memorial Day package that they offered to prorate for the 2...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was our pleasure to have you and your family as our guests. We were all very fortunate that the weather cooperated so wonderfully this past weekend. I hope we will have the pleasure of your company again, if not this season, next season. Best Regards, Alan

Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 November 2013

First visit to the Crusader for our family. Ocean front and in a beautiful location. Very clean establishment with a very nice and friendly staff. They helped us out by offering a one night booking (THANK YOU) Unlike all the other greedy establishments that require a 2-3 night minimum stay. We'll definitly return in the future.

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Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

When my friends and I stayed here in May we had the best time. Everyone was very pleasant and friendly. Our room was beautiful the bathroom was shining. I would recommend this to anyone who staying in Wildwood and whos looking for a reasonably priced place to stay. Best motel on the atlantic we look forward to our next trip...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return. We are extremely proud of the Wildwood Crest beach and local amenities. We are pleased to share them with our guests. Best Regards, Alan

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 September 2013

The staff are very helpful and pleasant. Room was very clean. Location is great--very close to the beach. The pool was immaculate and large enough to accommodate the people. We spent 4 nights there in early September and would definitely go back. It was a nice time of year for the beach also--not too crowded, lower rates, and absolutely perfect...

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Randolph, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Deciding to take a spur of the moment road trip and spend one night in Wildwood, I called from the road, and we reserved a room with a pool and ocean-view at what turned out to be a wonderfully nostalgic place. We were delighted with our experience at The Crusader from the start. The room was immaculate, and it was...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you as our guests, and we look forward to having you stay with us again. Hopefully you will soon become another member of the "Crusader Family". Thank you for your patronage and taking the time to post on TripAdvisor. Best Regards, Alan and the "Cru" staff

Jackson, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Stayed at the end of June and will be returning. One of the cleanest hotels I have ever stayed in. The room was immaculate. Separate sleeping and sitting areas with a kitchenette. Especially liked having a real coffee maker to brew a nice cup of coffee and sit outside to watch the sunrise. Good location. Close to boardwalk and beach....

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Reasonably priced, clean, close to the beach. Not dingy, but not too up to date with renovations. Big pool with a kiddie side, kid slide. Sun deck, ping pong table, some shuffle board game painted on the floor. Good views of the ocean, and boardwalk. Parks nearby. Restaurant down stairs is really really good, and cheap check it out. Been...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and for being a return customer. We appreciate your patronage and hope that you will continue to come back year after year. Just a note that our interior design choice is made in effort to stay with the "Doo Wop" theme of the Wildwoods. Yes, it is different...

Little Falls, New York, United States
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We spent 3 nights at the Crusader with our family of 4 based on the reviews on this site. This was our first time to Wildwood. Many of the reviews of other hotels in the area were negative in regards to cleanliness and service. We were very happy with our stay at the Crusader. The staff at the front desk...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased that you chose to stay with us on your first trip to the Wildwoods. We take great pride in offering a clean, safe and very family oriented atmosphere to our guests. I certainly hope that you will join the several hundreds of families who return year after...

Howell, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Stayed at the Crusader last week with my family and I would highly recommend this motel. Seems like it has recently been renovated and is very clean. The room was very nice; comfortable beds, clean (new-ish) bathroom. The pool deck was great to use after a day at the beach. All new furniture on the deck. Plenty of tables and...

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Alan S, General Manager at The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort, responded to this review

Thank you. It was our pleasure to have you and your family as our guests and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I hope there will be many more vacations with us in the future. Aside from the typical annual maintenance we do various upgrades through out the property each year. Our guest often ask when booking...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort is located directly on the beach in beautiful Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. Here you will find the cleanest, whitest expanse of sandy beaches on the entire East Coast. There is surfing and water sports nearby and we boast the best amusement boardwalk on the coast featuring Morey's Amusement Piers and Water Parks within walking distance. Our 40+ year reputation is a benchmark in cleanliness and hospitality. We look forward to serving you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort

Address: 6101 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4107
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood Crest
Price Range: $190 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Crusader Oceanfront Family Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
The Crusader Oceanfront Family Hotel Wildwood Crest
Crusader Oceanfront Family Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Wildwood Crest
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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“Go for the closed end of the walkway...facing the pool, street side, any floor. Like a private balcony rather than a walkway.”
tomhL8580KX, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were 3rd floor over-looking the pool and had a view of the ocean.”
alibell929, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the 1st floor surround the pool. This might be very convenient or annoying depending on your point of view.”
723kerrileef, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have a private balcony to view the ocean.”
sharonh414, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I like the Oceanfront type 6 on a high floor or type 4S - on a high floor.”
YouCanCallMeFussyBut, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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