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4.3 out of 5

"Nice staff and I had a quick weekend trip with ocean front view. Older building with no elevator but room was nice, simple no major upgrades just stan ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 22 Dec 2021

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Hotel Description

Beachfront hotel near Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk

On the beach

You'll find Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk and Rehoboth Beach within 2 miles (3 km) of this Dewey Beach hotel. Dewey Beach and John Waples Memorial Playground are also within half a mile (1 km).

Fun at the beach

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. A garden, a picnic area, and luggage storage are also on offer.

Free WiFi, kitchenettes

The 48 guestrooms feature well-equipped kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves, as well as flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Free WiFi, sofa beds, and DVD players are also available. Housekeeping is available on request.

Standard Room, Side Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$79* Per night/room Jan 30 - Jan 31

Large Room, Side Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Direct Ocean Front

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel

Everyone (11) Family (1) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Nice staff and I had a quick weekend trip with ocean front view. Older building with no elevator but room was nice, simple no major upgrades just standard.

Posted by on Dec 22, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 22, 2021 by Surf Club Hotel

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you decide to stay with us again next time you come to town. You definitely can't beat that ocean view! Have a great day and happy holidays!!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020

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4 out of 5
Oceanfront view was amazing. You can’t find a more convenient spot to get to the beach.

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 22, 2019 by LA

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
It’s clean and the staff was very accommodating. This is my second stay at this location and I’m looking forward to my next visit.

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018

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5 out of 5

Amazing ocean side view

Clean, basic, and casual. It's for going and spending time at the beach. The view on the ocean side is worth it, especially in the off season.

Posted by , from Baltimore on Sep 30, 2016

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3 out of 5

No elevator or I couldn't find it

Pros: Next to beach
Cons: Elevator?
Location: Beach, bars, honky tonk
Had some room issues. Maintenance man was very accommodating. Front desk either didn't show up the next morning, or went somewhere. Maintenance guy happened to show up when I was trying to ck out and took key. These beach places are typical of a laid back, often careless service by young people employed. As a grandfather, I don't get upset, but wish our youf were more shaped up, because there is a lot of competition out there, and you are likely to be replaced by a robot or iPad in the future....

Posted by on May 1, 2016

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5 out of 5

Great staff and great hotel (and free popcorn!)

Pros: Pretty much all the things
Cons: Not sure.
Location: Tons of bars and restaurants nearby. Try the Starboard for a killer Bloody Mary and great Sunday brunch! Also, it's oceanfront, so beach things.
I was a little skeptical about going to one of the beach hotels in Dewey (which basically transforms into Delaware's own version of Jersey Shore in the summer), but I figured I might as well try it once (it being the much calmer off-season). My boyfriend and I drove up on Saturday morning and arrived about 2 hours before check-in. I went into the front office and talked with the lady working the desk, who was more than happy to give us our parking pass and any information we might need about where to kill time/grab lunch until our room was ready. Also, there was a popcorn machine in the lobby, from which I was encouraged to take as much as I wanted. I told the lady that I would probably be taking the whole machine's contents. She suggested grabbing the ice bucket in my room and filling it up. The room, even being the cheapest, smallest option, had a beautiful view of the ocean. The bed was small, but pretty comfy, as was the couch (also a pullout bed). The decor was outdated, but I personally found it kind of charming. Quaint and beachy. Also, it reminded me a bit of my childhood trips to the beach. Overall, it was a great weekend and I highly recommend this hotel!

Posted by , from Washington, DC on Oct 26, 2015

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel; super close to the beach.

Pros: Proximity to the beach/ocean, outdoor pool, laundry room, friendly, convenient to other locations.
Cons: The bathroom was TINY! The place was dated and some of the (tub) plumbing looked as if it could fall off at anytime; it needs some sprucing up.
Location: Very close to everything in Rehoboth (waterparks, restaurants, movies) and Lewes (Kalmar Nyckel). Then since its right on the beach, there's that!
The hotel was right on the beach; although we didn't have an ocean-front room, we did have a view of the ocean. They had a small kitchenette which is great when travelling with kids, and an outdoor pool for those times we didn't want to get full of sand (they have outdoor hoses also, to clean off after the beach which was nice). The concierge staff was quite friendly and nice. We'd go back again...this time we'd ask for ocean-front though!

Posted by , from PA on Sep 20, 2015

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3 out of 5

Perfect location

The hotel was ok. I did have a few issues. Parking was extremely limited. The room was large and the amenities expected. However it was not very clean. The ceiling fan and lamps were covered in dust. Also we could hear people walking on the floor above and clearly hear people conversing through the walls. When the cleaning staff came to freshen the room they did nothing but replace the bath towels. They did not empty the full bathroom trash or pick up the wet beach towels.

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015

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About the Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel

Location 1 Read Avenue, Dewey Beach, DE 19971

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, barbecue grills, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel also features a picnic area, concierge services, and laundry facilities. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. This Dewey Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Surf Club Oceanfront Hotel offers 48 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations are furnished with double sofa beds. Kitchenettes offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2017.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive lockbox information.

Guests will receive lockbox information.


  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


This property is managed by a professional host

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Utility surcharge: USD 3.00 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

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  • The Surf Club Hotel Dewey Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.