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Bethesda, Maryland
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39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here overnight with my kids while visiting friends at the beach. It is about a 15-20 minute walk to the beach. Which isn't bad, but in the heat with all your beach gear, it isn't easy either. I suggest borrowing their bikes if avail or bringing your own....then it's only 5-7min to the beach off the boardwalk. Here's... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I appreciate the feedback and the compliments. We do take criticism most seriously and will note your comments about cleaning. The A/C is a window unit, and is usually not an issue. With regard to pricing, we are always the best value (lowest prices in Bethany - ALWAYS), which seems to be a... More 

Takoma Park, Maryland
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a small, old motel with two main buildings. One building has a block of about 10 small motel rooms, and the other has the office, common area (for breakfasts, etc.), and two bigger rooms. The present owners have updated it a bit recently. We stayed in one of the rooms in the block of 10 which was pretty... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. As always, we listen and try to fix what we can! Yes, we are an older motel and have taken great pains to redo the rooms with new flooring, linens, toiletries, bathrooms, etc. There is more to do (keep upgrading furniture), but we feel as though we have a great ambiance, as evidenced by most reviews.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We were in town for the Ocean to Bay bike tour and found this little gem to stay at for the night. The owner was super friendly. Quaint little place, and it was right on our bike route (less than a mile from start/finish line), so it worked perfectly for us. The price is right, and she allowed us late... More 

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Mike D, Owner at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay with us, especially after your long bike ride! We are just getting geared back up for the season so I am sure you had a relatively quiet stay. That said, Sue is the best and I am glad all went well for you. We greatly appreciate your business and... More 

Ocean View
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I can't even begin to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay. We were getting married and a lot of our guests booked rooms and the first night I stayed in the Garden Room with my two daughters. It was so very nice! The second night my husband and I stayed after our wedding and we were welcomed with... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Sue was amazing, she emailed us the day before our arrival just to see if we have any questions or concerns. Once we arrived at Meris Gardens we were just amazed. The room was just perfect. Sure was great. We will definitely going back to Meris Gardens.

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Bel Air, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We were looking for a pet friendly place to stay in Bethany Beach and stumbled across this location. We stayed in Room J which has a porch and a couple of chairs available to sit outside. It was perfect for us with the dog as he could lay out there on his blanket and was not stuck in the room... More 

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South Weber, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Very well maintained. The rooms are small but construction is top notch. Very clean. The staff is the best I've ever seen in all my years of traveling - very concerned about their customers. We felt at ease, safe, and comforted the entire week. If we go back, we won't even consider a competitor. Highly recommend.

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your kind words. It means so much to us to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We take a great deal of pride in what we do here at Meris Gardens and will continue to treat each guest as someone who is staying in our home. Thank you again and we... More 

Newark, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This is our second year in a row staying in Meris Gardens. We stay for different occasions - family time, anniversary, holiday, vacation - and will be coming back year after year. I cannot stress enough how much we love visiting and seeing Sue. I have never met such an accommodating, caring, sweet lady. We enjoy catching up with her... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, thank you so much for such glowing feedback. This genuinely means the world to us. Sue is the most wonderful person and we are so truly blessed to have her. Also, welcome back! We just love when we see familiar faces. We do our best to provide a home away from home, so it is very reassuring... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Just got back from a quick weekend, at the beach, we saw this on line on Monday, booked it and arrived that Friday, its such a great find when you find Dog Friendly places at the beach(hint Hint) Meris garden is a loverly Motel like B&B, the weather was not that great on the Saturday, but that was fine we... More 

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hi there, Firstly, thank you for taking time to give us such in-depth feedback. This is wonderful for us to hear from our guests. We absolutely love dogs here at Meris Gardens and are happy we get to share that joy with our guests. Room J is such a lovely room with the knotty pine and jacuzzi tub. That knotty... More 

chevy chase
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Rooms were clean though dated and management was helpful. sue was very attentive to guests. Nice breakfast with basic items. This is a distance from the beach and require driving or walking or biking to the beach. Parking is a problem as spaces fill up near beach and costly parking fees.

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Angela S, Manager at Meris Gardens, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are always so appreciative to hear honest opinions so we may always continue to improve. While we love our central location in Bethany, you are absolutely right about the costs for parking in town. We offer bicycles on site that complimentary for our guests to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Meris Gardens Bed & Breakfast is located in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Hailed as Bethany Beach’s “Best Kept Secret”, families have made Meris Gardens a yearly tradition. Stop by year-round to see exactly why you’ll want to make Meris Gardens your new home away from home. After a day on the beach and boardwalk, please enjoy a complementary late afternoon break with us on the veranda. We will provide snacks as well as cold drinks, while you are welcome to bring your own adult beverages. We offer discounts for military personnel as well as those seeking an extended stay. Our staff all share the mantra, “Our home is your home.” During your stay, it is our priority to have you feel as “at home” as we can – we truly treat ourselves as a family and would love to have you stay with us. Meris Gardens is Bethany Beach’s only Bed & Breakfast that features both privacy and accessibility. Nestled in the woods, there is a real sense of peace; coupled with it being just a stone’s throw from Bethany’s beach, boardwalk, shops, and restaurants, it is an ideal spot to getaway. Dogs are more than welcome ($20/day) in our special pet friendly rooms. All 14 of our private rooms include: Full ensuite bathroom Complementary breakfast Complementary mocktail & hors d’oeuvre hour Refrigerator Coffee maker Hotel amenities Hairdryer Complementary Wi-Fi Flat screen HDTV Daily housekeeping Complementary guest parking Complementary bicycles for guest use Pet friendly rooms Extended stays are also more than welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about Meris Gardens

Address: 33309 Kent Ave, Next to Sea Colony, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-3730 (Formerly Westward Pines)
Region: United States > Delaware > Bethany Beach
Price Range: $141 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Meris Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Westward Pines Hotel Bethany Beach
Meris Gardens Bethany Beach, Delaware
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“Only about a dozen rooms so ask for the most recently updated room-if there is one”
 of 5 bubbles naugaman, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the larger rooms in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles SCJL, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room adjoining office has no neighbors and is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles OldGuy4033, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“End rooms are great for those with dogs, because of porches and grass area :)”
 of 5 bubbles Kyersten, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“For pet owners, Room 1 lends to pets having easy access to areas that would not disrupt other guess. Also remember to clean up after your pet. Thank you.”
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 of 5 bubbles sarab539, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
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