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The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel

126 Bellevue St, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-3202
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#2 of 14 hotels in Dewey Beach
FREE SUNSETS! Bay Resort is the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway. Spend your days lounging by the pool or take a short walk down to the beach. In the evening watch the sunset over the Rehoboth Bay from our private pier or head just a few steps up the street to dance the night away at Bottle and Cork. Plus, we've got tons of other great amenities. Lounge by the pool, rent a kayak or paddleboard to explore Rehoboth Bay, make s'mores around our fire pits or have a cookout at our outdoor grill. After a day of fun at the beach relax in one of our comfortable guest rooms. Take your pick of standard, poolside, or waterfront rooms. No matter how you stay, you'll love our well-appointed rooms complete with kitchenettes. In addition to amazing amenities and welcoming guest rooms, Bay Resort has an incredible location. Drink in the view on our secluded cove while still being just steps from the beach, dining, nightlife, and shopping. Bay Resort has everything guests could want for a getaway in Dewey Beach.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor dining area
Casino and Gambling
Mini golf
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Private balcony
Seating area
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Centrally Located
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butterflybush wrote a review Sep 2021
Cleveland, Ohio279 contributions13 helpful votes
It was just what we needed. Gorgeous view from our third floor room. (Warning no elevator). It overlooked the bay, ocean beach was a 5 minute walk. Unfortunately the surf was very rough, so only waded in the ocean and walked on the beach. Was able to swim in the pool. Small but long enough to do short laps, goes from 3-6 feet. Room was clean, bed and bedding were comfortable. Staff was friendly. As is typical in these times, rooms were cleaned on request only. (We did not ask, as did not need). Any supplies and towels were replaced as soon as requested. This is a motel style, with exterior corridors. Our room had a small stove, frig and microwave which we used for breakfast and some lunches. We got delicious take out from nearby restaurants and also from restaurants in Rehoboth. Loved sitting on the balcony eating dinner, followed by a beautiful sunset. There is no smoking in the rooms, I wish they would also prohibit it on the balconies or become a smoke free property.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Select a bay view room. We liked the third floor, but there is no elevator.
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CMB wrote a review Aug 2020
11 contributions4 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
My sons and I just stayed here while passing through Delaware for one night. I wish we stayed another night. The staff was very nice when I checked in at 12:30, I received complimentary bottles of water and a parking pass to use the amenities while waiting for the room. We decided to take a drive to the boardwalk since we were very early. The room was not ready until 4pm. While I wouldn’t consider it a resort, it is super cute right on the bay. We slept very comfortable, the room, bathroom and kitchenette were all very clean. Great location, nice pool. We enjoyed the pool, crabbing off of the pier, walking for ice cream and take out. Great bagels and coffee nearby. I also was very happy to do laundry. We were very pleased and would love to return! Attached is the view from our patio!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Lydia M wrote a review Sep 2021
Manassas, Virginia1 contribution
Wanted to give a Shout out to Ms. Shavon and Ms. Stephanie (Office manager). My hubby, was just passing thru and Ms. Shavon was able to get us a room at a moments notice, but the best part was when we wanted to stay a few extra days, she made it possible for us. The Hotel in nice, everyone is friendly and the beds on very clean and comfortable. My husband and I had a great time. Truly a hidden gem.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: Go for the Bay side
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galap wrote a review Aug 2021
NY, NY2 contributions1 helpful vote
The Bay "resort hotel" is neither a resort nor a hotel. It is a bare bones motel without a single public space or amenity. Four children can take up the entire pool so swimming is impossible. The "private beach" is as small as a hangnail and the photo you see is the only good view from the place. To the left is a parking lot and two loud party locations. Save your money.
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Date of stay: August 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Don't go. It's no vacation.
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Judith N wrote a review Aug 2021
Berlin, Germany9 contributions3 helpful votes
This is not a resort (although they advertise as such), it's not even a hotel, it's a motel - photos were deceptive. We were charged a very high rate for our 2 rooms. We were told "Resort" means a washer/dryer on the 3rd floor & free, watery, coffee in the reception office. Super noisy at night (clubs all around, plus people partying outside. A tiny pool, a teeny-tiny beachfront and dock. No public spaces. Rooms very small, kitchenette almost unusable, broken beach chair on balcony. I will NEVER go back there. We demanded and received a discount, but that didn't make up for the tremendously disappointing time. Some of their printed material lists "motel", but most don't even say "hotel"! Just "Resort".
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Date of stay: August 2021
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US$103 - US$351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Woody's Dewey Beach (0.2 km), Bottle & Cork (0.2 km), and John Waples Memorial Playground (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill, Dewey Beer Company, and The Starboard.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Dewey Beach.
Are there any historical sites close to The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Lewes Life-Saving Station & Museum (6.7 km) and Anna Hazzard Museum (2.3 km).
Does The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is The Bay Resort Waterfront Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.