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Kellyrobin
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53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Just returned from another excellent 4th of July stay!! If you are looking for a extremely clean, convienient place to stay right on the beach this is it! We have been staying here for about 5 or 6 years now and enjoy it every time! Reading some of the other reviews that make some rude comments about the staff I... More 

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1 Thank Kellyrobin
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2012

For the second year in a row our soccer team stay at this motel for the Wildwood Beach Blast Tournament. Overall this is your typical Jersey shore hotel, but it is very clean in a great location in the Crest. The owners of the property are so nice and accommodating. Everyone loved the pool overlooking the beach and the great... More 

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Thank PhillyPhanatic71
Ringwood, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We spent a week at the Commander recently. It is the Cleanest,Well Kept Motel we have been to in many years. The owners are very friendly and always available to offer advise on things to do in the Wildwoods and Cape May. The rooms are very comfy and the pool is clean and heated. The staff are friendly and always... More 

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2 Thank Janice M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I totally. This place is in a GREAT location. The rooms are what you'd expect for a W.W.Crest Motel. The N.J. Shore Smell, the Smelly A.C.'s etc... The room we stayed in was fine. 2 beds and a pull out couch. Nice Fridge, microwave, cable, kitchen cabinets. The only negative would be the EVER PRESENT POOL GUY. It's ok for... More 

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2 Thank Philly_Cop_Semper_Fi
Niskayuna, NY
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2012

This hotel is in a good location, right on the beach! And it's pretty clean but unfortunately the staff is just awful. They watch you from the balconies, they follow you around. When you come up from the brach they blast your feet and things with freezing cold hose water! They never leave you alone. Their actions are not the... More 

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Niko26, Owner at Commander-By-The-Sea-Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our mission at the Commander is and has always been to continue to improve our property and do all that we can to make sure our guests have a very nice vacation. We are a family operation and we take great pride in our staff. They have been with us for many years and we... More 

New York City, New York
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Although this is a no frills motel , it was a family friendly place to stay close to the beach. The kids loved the pool. Management was very accomodating. The place was immaculate. We would definitely stay again on a future trip.

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Thank Gayle C
West Paterson, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2011

Absolutely well run and clean. Owners are curteous and friendly. Location could not be better. After 30+ years at another location in the Crest , this is now our place! Stayed for 4th of July and couldn't have asked for more! Will be back next year!

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1 Thank broker1w
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Not so much anymore. Felt like we were being watched by owner all the time. My family has been coming here off and on since the 60's..stopped going here a couple of years ago. We are a large family that rent 6+ rooms. We naturally wanted to eat, swim, conversate with each other. It was obvious that it was frowned... More 

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2 Thank ginerikadex
NJ
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2011

My husband and I stayed at Commander-By-The Sea Motel in Wildwood Crest, NJ for the very first time (July, 2011) for six nights. We were so happy with our choice to stay here, the room was immaculately clean and spacious and we had a fabulous view overlooking the pool and the ocean. The owners and cleaning staff are extremely attentive.... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2011

We just got back from spending 3 days/nights at the Commander and it never disappoints. Suzanne and her mother are always so friendly and accommodating and her staff is top notch. The place is spotless and comfortable. The motel is a good 16 blocks from the boardwalk but there is a trolley service if you don't want to walk or... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: €217 - €217 (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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“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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