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Desert Sand Resort

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

We bought a deal for this hotel on living social and it was well worth the money! Although I'm not sure if it's worth the money during the high season around $260/ night without the coupon. The hotel was very clean and our room was nice with a full fridge and kitchenette in it. Avalon is such a great place...

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Wildwood Crest
Reviewed 11 July 2014

This was the first time coming to Avalon, and we had no reservations. We were lucky enough to find a room at the Desert Sand. The front desk crew was super friendly especially the young woman named Liz. After checking in we had a slight problem with the refrigerator, callled the front desk and the maintenance man came and fixed...

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1Thank Frank A
Barto, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Only positive things to say about the Desert Sand! The staff is wonderful - friendly and helpful in the office and when we had a concern about our room, we had two maintenance employees in within 30 minutes and the minor problem was addressed professionally and to our satisfaction immediately. The location is awesome - one block to the beach...

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1Thank tribemembers
Westminster, Maryland
Reviewed 1 July 2014

There is really nothing negative to say about this experience. First, we found an amazing deal on Living Social for this hotel, which made it all the more worth it. There was only one minor hiccup upon check-in where we were given the keys to a room that was already occupied. The manager on duty fixed it immediately and was...

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2Thank Kmywalker3
Burlington, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Reasonably prices, very nice accommodations for a motel, the staff was very nice, and the rooms were clean and the house keep did a fine job. Close to Stone Harbor, Wildwood, and the main drag in Avalon.

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1Thank Treblok
Long Neck, Delaware
Reviewed 29 June 2014

The staff was absolutely 1st class, the rooms were adequate and comfortable. The location is super, just a block off the beach and they give beach tags for you to use during the stay. The refrigerator, which is larger than most hotel's. and microwave are a nice added touch. I wouldn't hesitate to return. Just wish they took American Express.

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1Thank Moose957
PA
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We took our children, 3 & 7 for a little trip to the beach, and this was a GREAT trip! This hotel is fantastic! Super nice staff at check in. Our room was ready a bit early, so we were able to get beach tags and head right to the beach. Later a staff member saw us having a problem...

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2Thank KatDon206
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 June 2014

from the time we checked in i knew this would be a great experience! the staff was very polite and helpful, the lobby and grounds were immaculate, everything was spotlessly clean! our room was large, clean, comfortable and a great bathroom! the bed was extremely comfortable....in fact my husband was trying to figure out how to take it home! LOL!...

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2Thank momchris62
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Our family has stayed at this resort for many years. We all know there is no place like home but let me say this...the convenience to the beach, the great indoor and outdoor pool area + walk to restaurants can't be beat! We have recommended this resort to many of our friends who have been repeat customers for many years...

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2Thank Barbi1526
Collegeville
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My family has been going to this hotel for 23 yrs--we look forward to our trips every year. The place is well taking care from year to year, we love the staff and every year we meet new people and forever friends. We Would recommend people to stay here for a great vacation in Avalon, NJ. The Micciche family

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Desert Sand Resort

Address: 7888 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-1070
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Avalon
Number of rooms: 90
Also Known As:
Desert Sand Hotel Avalon
Desert Sand Avalon
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“Rooms with lower numbers are closer to the lanai, highest numbers are farthest from outdoor pool and associated noise.”
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“1st floor rooms seem to all be non smoking and are kept that way.”
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