The Best Cheap Hotels to Book in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Cheap hotels in Rehoboth Beach stand at the crossroads of value and quality
Cheap hotels in Rehoboth Beach stand at the crossroads of value and quality | Courtesy of Hyatt Place Dewey Beach /
Paul Stafford

Retro seaside glamor reigns along the coast of Delaware – particularly in the city of Rehoboth Beach, where the wooden boardwalks are dotted with amusement parks and arcades. Vacationers have flocked to the resort town since the 19th century, attracted to its combination of entertainment and natural beauty. If you want to visit but are on a budget, check out our pick of the best cheap hotels in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, for a prime beach location

Independent Hotel

Busy outdoor pool are with handrails at Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center; the beach is just beyond
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Not only does Atlantic Sands enjoy a prime location on the North Boardwalk in downtown Rehoboth, it also boasts an outdoor swimming pool. Fringed by pinstripe deckchairs, this guests-only space provides perfect respite from the beach crowds, particularly during summer. Many of the guest rooms, decorated in warm tones and pastel blues, have private balconies overlooking the ocean.

2. The Breakers Hotel and Suites, for a pet-friendly vacation

Independent Hotel, Hotel

Four loungers by the indoor pool at the Breakers Hotel and Suites
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If you’re willing to stay a few blocks away from the oceanfront, this cheap hotel in Rehoboth Beach is a great choice. You’ll forget all about the seven-minute stroll to the boardwalk when you see the rooftop pool, which sits inside a glass atrium, meaning it can remain open throughout the year. The property’s dog-friendly rooms allow you to stay with your four-legged friend, who’ll love walking in nearby Lake Gerar park.

3. Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, for a great deal

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Double bed, sofa, sink, desk, desk chair and TV in a Hyatt Place Dewey Beach suite
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When looking for good hotel deals in Rehoboth Beach, the Hyatt might not be top of mind, but this property is priced to compete. That’s not to say it skimps on the amenities the brand is known for: the large indoor pool and fitness center with free weights and cardio machines would be very much at home in a pricier hotel. The property sits on the narrow bar of land to the south of Rehoboth Beach, sandwiched between the Atlantic and Rehoboth Bay.

4. Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Rehoboth Beach, for a quick getaway

Chain Hotel

Communal area with various colorful soft seating at Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Rehoboth Beach
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Located 3mi (4.8km) from the ocean, this hotel is easily accessed via the Coastal Highway leading from Rehoboth Beach to Wilmington and Philadelphia. Decorated in warm oranges with pops of blue, the cheery property offers free breakfast, which you can enjoy on the spacious outdoor deck. The indoor pool and well-equipped gym – complete with free weights and running machines – are ideal for keeping in shape while on the road.

5. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rehoboth Beach, an IHG Hotel, for a contemporary stay

Chain Hotel, Hotel

Double bed, armchair, desk and desk chair in a room at Holiday Inn Express and Suites Rehoboth Beach
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Also located along the Coastal Highway, this hotel is just minutes away from golf courses and amusement parks – don’t miss the waterpark and go-karting at Midway Speedway. Meanwhile, the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk is just under 5mi (8km) away. Abstract art lends a contemporary edge to the rooms, which feature mini-fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, so you can save extra bucks by self-catering.

6. Comfort Inn Rehoboth Beach, for family fun

Chain Hotel

Double bed, sofa, desk, desk chair and TV in a Comfort Inn Rehoboth Beach room
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Traveling with the kids? Just 10 minutes’ drive from the beach, this hotel is equidistant from Midway Speedway and Jungle Jim’s waterpark, and has a seasonal outdoor pool – meaning there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Rehoboth Beach, Comfort Inn is a reliable option, featuring spacious rooms complete with added comforts such as coffeemakers and HBO.

7. Beach House Dewey, for lively nightlife


Small outdoor pool area at Beach House Dewey, with three handrails, plus loungers and chairs
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Back in Dewey Beach, around 2mi (3.2km) south of Rehoboth, this contemporary motel is located just a minute’s walk from the shore in an area packed with restaurants, bars and cafes. Evenings are best spent at Bottle & Cork, a renowned live music venue just two minutes’ walk from the hotel. The beachy rooms feature crisp white linens, hardwood floors topped with colorful rugs, and refrigerators and microwaves – ensuring a self-sufficient stay.

8. The Dunes Rehoboth Beach, for adventures in nature


Double bed, table and two chairs in a room at the Dunes Rehoboth Beach
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Lovers of wildlife and the great outdoors will adore this motel-style stay for its proximity to natural attractions. While the shoreline is only 1mi (1.6km) away, the Thompson Island hiking trail and Silver Lake bird refuge are just a few blocks from the property. A nautical theme dominates the rooms – think fresh blue and white paint, artworks of coastal idylls and seahorse-print rugs.

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