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Wanaque, New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed at this resort Sept. 18th, through the 22nd. It was one of the best we have stayed in Wildwood. We had a two bedroom suite that would be perfect for a family. There is a coffee shop on the premesis , it's open for breakfast and lunch. The food was o.k..

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Thank missytoo2016
brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, Missytoo2016. Please allow El Coronado to host your next trip to the Wildwoods! More 

New Jersey
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here numerous times and never had any problems but this time we did. My husband and I just wanted a quick getaway and booked a package the weekend after Labor Day and added an extra night. The woman who book the reservation screed something up cause when we checked in we found out we didn't get the... More 

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

Yes, Ejhja, as noted on our website regarding packages, after Labor Day some of our package partners do modify their schedules in preparation of their seasonal closing (like the Silver Bullet Speed Boat). Moreover, many of our guests still enjoy Elaine's Dinner Theater as part of our package so I am at a loss as to where you got this... More 

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The el Coronado is a ok hotel. The staff are very friendly and the location to the beach is great. The pool was ok, and so was the whirlpool. We had breakfast one morning in the restaurant and while the food was average the prices are high for the quality. The bathroom was nice with tile, but very disgusting. The... More 

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2 Thank Wes T
brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

Good morning, WesT: Thank you for your comments. I apologize for the negative issues you sited and have spoken to my Housekeeper and Maintenance Manager about your unit's shortcomings. No excuse for these oversights which should have been corrected before your occupancy. Enjoy the rest of your Summer! More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here from Aug 26-28. Steps to beach and that was nice. Pool area was ok. fine for kids. Room was nice size. Did find a toothpick and fruit loop on the floor that were not ours. Check in fine. Parking spaces are SUPER tight. We have large SUV and it was very hard to park in those spots.... More 

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

Thank you, jskjwilderness for your review. I also wish the City of Wildwood would collect the trash a bit later in the day. Enjoy the rest of your Summer 2016. More 

North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed at El Coronado from Aug 26, 2016 to Aug 29, 2016 for my daughter's sweet 16. We were 17 people and stayed in two 3 bedroom suits with capacity of 10 people in each room. We were happy with bedroom and kitchen size. However resort has only one 3 bedroom suite on each floor. So we had to... More 

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

Dear JMModi: After reading your review, please be aware of the following: 1) I show no reports during your stay of your refrigerator not cooling properly. The hotel keeps spares in stock for such an occurrence when reported by our guests. 2) Our Housekeeping staff services stay-over rooms on a process of "tiddie, trash & towels"...our staff make-up the beds... More 

NJ
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Vacationing at the Jersey Shore will have its ups and downs, as this is not a luxury destination. It is however a family friendly vacation that most of us vacationing there are able to drive too. I will say I did like the El Coronado, we were about 10 of us occupying three rooms. This hotel is directly on the... More 

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

Thank you for your review, cpgem8...great family experiences is our goal and we look forward to your next vacation! More 

carteret, new jersey
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is our second time staying at the El Coronado. I will first say before I write this review, I already contacted Bruce, the manager of the resort, after my stay, and he addressed each and every issue that we had in a very professional manner. I can honestly say that if he didn't have the skills of a great... More 

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

Thanks for the revue, Luvwildwood...as we discussed, I will address every point with my staff and make corrections. Enjoy the rest of summer 2016! More 

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Very snippy at check in. Wouldn't take AMX card at desk even though I used it online Then took it anyway after 20 min. lecture at check in. No control at pool . Glass beer bottles in pool, glass wine bottles on pool deck. No security at pool. Shorted us towels in room when we called for more towels at... More 

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1 Thank PJF57
brucemo123, General Manager at El Coronado Resort, responded to this review

I'm sorry your stay with us was so lacking, PJF57...please call me. I would like to get more specifics to address my staff. Thank you. More 

New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We just returned from a 5 day, four night stay at El Coronado in Wildwood Crest, NJ. Having read all of the negative reviews on the web, we decided to take a chance on this condo-hotel, since friends of ours had stayed here and recommended it & because the units offer a kitchenette. At El Coronado each unit has it's... More 

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

Dear Unsatisfied Guests: Yes, we are a condo hotel and all owner's follow our procedures/suggestions for update/replacement/renovation of their units/contents hotel-wide after each October closing. It is our aim to provide clean comfortably modern accommodations to all our guests and, obviously, we failed in your unit (for the record, we are currently installing the new safe brackets to all units).... More 

Fairfield, New Jersey
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The BEST trip to Wildwood Crest Ever! My daughter and I shared a room with my sister and her family. I have to say I loved loved loved our room. What’s not to love, the bedroom was like being at home. The staff was inventive, friendly and thoughtful to our needs. The restaurant on premises had the nicest staff, even... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, LauraMR102...after all, we do it all for you! Happy Summer! More 

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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
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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: €71 - €198 (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
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood Crest
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“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
“Best pool views of the Ocean in Wildwood Crest🌬”
 of 5 bubbles 218marykaym, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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