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The Whitson

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have been staying here for the last five years and was most impressed with clean rooms. The bedspreads are even washed and hung out to dry. Great location with a block away from the beach and a nice walk into town. People watch with a glass of wine from the front porch.

Thank winegal2015
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The Whitson is a great place for economical, budget minded travelers. It is clean but bare bones, which is ok. The supply coffee in the morning; there is a large porch to sit in for breakfast or just to read and relax or play games. Each room is air-conditioned; some rooms have shared baths and some have private baths. There...

1Thank tanzania2015
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I have stayed at the Whitson for 30 years and never had to cancel. We recently got a puppy and had to cancel since The Whitson does not allow pets. I called 5 days prior to our reservation and I was told a two week cancellation is required but I cannot find that policy anywhere. I lost an entire night...

1Thank KittyCat72014
Bristow, Virginia
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This Guest House has been a favorite of ours for more that 17 years. We have raised our children here for the summer and we absolutely love the place! It's our opportunity to "unplug" the family with no TV/Phone/ipads/etc. We read, walk the boardwalk together, walk the shops on the Boulevard, eat at all of the local places and go...

2Thank Mari Ann G
Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Not sure what theBfamily2014 is talking about. We stayed there twice last summer and our stay was just what we expected for an older beach house. It was clean but bare bones. The beds were decent, small refrigerator in each room, ceiling fan, and air conditioner. It's the beach - we don't spend time in our rooms except to sleep...

3Thank Tucwebb
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 April 2014

You think the lady is a little cranky? Wait to speak with the new "owner". The deposit for reservations for next year's summer used to be one night's fee. Around February, a card was sent to request the deposit. What was our surprise when this winter we got a card 8 times higher than expected. Usually I just write the...

1Thank theBfamily2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I've stayed here numerous times and it is a good location. That being said this time turned me off completely. The old woman yelling" Your not getting your money back" even though she rented our "room" which I use slightly because it was on the porch, minutes after I told her we had a minor emergency . we just booked...

2Thank Camry2013
Skopelos, Greece
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We stay here every summer. It's clean, it's within walking distance of beach. Like Mareya1 mentioned, barebones amenities. The woman owner can be a bit cranky, though all the reviews on here say they were very friendly. Maybe I came at the wrong time. :) Overall, a great place to go to sleep in between walking around the beach and...

2Thank airmail_25
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Location is superb, rooms are clean and the folks are very friendly and welcoming. I stayed with my mom who's in her 80s, so it was perfect as its' so close to the beach and the town center. No TV or wifi, but our room had a mini fridge. There is a coffee pot downstairs for those of us who...

2Thank Sheila321
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We stay at The Whitson for a few days nearly every summer. This year marks the thirty-fifth year. It's a homey, unpretentious guest house. In our younger days we'd get a room without bath and share facilities down the hall. This year we have three generations staying. Everything is within walking distance.

4Thank Eric M

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Address: 30 Maryland Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2129
Region: United States > Delaware > Rehoboth Beach
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“it is real clean and 1 block away from the beach.”
winegal2015, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is a rooom for every type of traveler. Verna, the General Manager, will assist you with details if each possibility.”
17marianng, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Look elsewhere, going down hill fast,”
Camry2013, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
“1 or 2 are large and have private bathrooms”
Sheila321, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Room 1 was great at the top level”
Mareya1, 23 Jun 2012 | Read review
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