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Driftwood Motel
3 out of 5
18282 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE
The price is $89 per night
2.3 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (271 reviews)

"The location was close to restaurants , shopping . The room needed some simple maintenance . The staff (owners) were great . The parking convenience was the best ."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Driftwood Motel
Home2 Suites by Hilton Lewes Rehoboth Beach
2.5 out of 5
17388 OCEAN ONE PLAZA, Lewes, DE
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2.21 mi from city center
Home2 Suites by Hilton Lewes Rehoboth Beach
Luxury Condo - Vofp - "featured in Delaware Today"
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2.22 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Clean, welcoming, and comfy condo

"This is the 2nd year that we have stayed at the condo. Andrew and Stefanie are amazingly nice, responds to you in a timely matter, and is more then willing to answer any questions that might come up. We like the location because of being able to avoid the highway traffic to get to the beach and restaurants ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

Luxury Condo - Vofp - "featured in Delaware Today"
VILLAGES OF 5 POINTS resort community (pools,tennis, biking) LEWES/REHOBOTH area
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Wish we could give more than 5 star. Great location&even better than as described in listing :)

"Our stay was everything we expected & more. Condo has everything you’ll need. It’s super clean and great for families. Location Is perfect for multiple beaches. We always vacationed in Cape May, but this area is a new favorite. Condo is close to good restaurants & pool was perfect for us and our ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

VILLAGES OF 5 POINTS resort community (pools,tennis, biking) LEWES/REHOBOTH area
Historic Lewes Cottage Featured in This Old House Magazine
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0.13 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Lovely stay in Historic town

"Thank you for sharing your home with us. Everything was perfect. We loved the house and location.We hope to return next year."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Historic Lewes Cottage Featured in This Old House Magazine
New Lewes Coastal Club Resort House 5 Miles to Lewes Beach & Cape Henlopen Park
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Beautiful home in great community

"The house was beautiful with new furnishings.. The community center was fabulous as well!! Perfect place for family vacation. Something for everyone to do."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

New Lewes Coastal Club Resort House 5 Miles to Lewes Beach & Cape Henlopen Park
Cape Shores: Beach, Pool, Fishing Pier & Tennis Courts
The price is $500 per night
1.75 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Wonderful Getaway

"We needed a getaway after our trip to the Bahamas was canceled. Erin was excellent to work with, the house is perfect and the beach healing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Cape Shores: Beach, Pool, Fishing Pier & Tennis Courts
Beautiful Seaside Retreat walking distance to Lewes Beach and Town
4.9/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Wonderful visit at an enchanted home

"We had such a nice time staying at the Pink Lady--the location was ideal for us to walk to so many places and bay beach (where waves are tamer than the ocean) was perfect for the little ones. Lots of room for us--loved the skylights and historic blend. We'll go back!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Beautiful Seaside Retreat walking distance to Lewes Beach and Town
Great Family Beach House
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2.32 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
The perfect spot

"I only hesitate to give a glowing review because I don't want someone to beat us to renting this next year, which we plan to do because this condo really was ideal. Well kept, furnished and equipped. Spacious. Three floors, plenty of beds/bedrooms and bathrooms. Diane was very friendly, helpful and ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

Great Family Beach House
Newly Renovated 2-bed, 2 Bath Lewes Condo Minutes From the Beach!
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Phenomenal Condo

"The location is only part of the reason this place is great! So close to Lewes Children's Beach, Cape Henlopen State Park and downtown Lewes. Also the bus line runs through Five Points and its so cheap and easy to go to Rehoboth Beach via bus. Five Points offers, pharmacies, grocery store, liquor ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

Newly Renovated 2-bed, 2 Bath Lewes Condo Minutes From the Beach!
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Visiting Lewes

Visitors to Lewes are sure to enjoy the beaches and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's parks and museums. A top sight in the area is Cape May Lighthouse.

  • You'll find 471 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Rehoboth Beach
  • The closest major airport is in Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), 13.4 mi (21.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), 20.2 mi (32.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Lewes

The city is notable for landmarks like Preservation Forge, Lightship Overfalls, and Fort Miles Historic Site. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: 1812 Memorial Park, Mary Vessels Park, and George H.P. Smith Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Zwaanendael Museum and Fisher Martin House.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 44 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in Lewes. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Blue - This 3-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a sauna. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Driftwood Motel - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms at this motel. Amenities at this 3-star motel include free parking and an in-room kitchen.

One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Cape May Lighthouse, located 14.6 mi (23.4 km) from the center of the city.

Dressing for Lewes

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 60°F and the nighttime average to be 25°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 86°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September averages 87°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Lewes is 47.01 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 86°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Lewes?
Driftwood Motel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your stay include Hotel Blue and Home2 Suites by Hilton Lewes Rehoboth Beach.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lewes, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Lewes.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Lewes?
For more information about updating your trip to Lewes or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Lewes?
Based on reviews, Driftwood Motel is a popular 3-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Lewes?
Hotel Blue is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and a seasonal outdoor pool.
Where is the best place to stay near Lewes Beach?
Hotel Blue is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Lewes Beach. Other good options within a few miles include Heritage Inn and Anchorage Motel.
What about the best place to stay near Cape May - Lewes Ferry?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Blue, located 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Cape May - Lewes Ferry, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Heritage Inn and Anchorage Motel are two other good choices within a few miles.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Lewes?
Hotel Blue is a top inn for your beach vacation. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Hotel Blue and Driftwood Motel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lewes Beach or Cape Henlopen Beach.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Lewes?
Hotel Blue is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a seasonal outdoor pool and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Lewes?
Driftwood Motel is a 3-star property featuring free WiFi and free parking, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good option is Hotel Rodney if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Marsh Island Golf Club during your trip.
What's the best place to stay in Lewes that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Rodney is a top hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hotel Blue and Driftwood Motel. Also notable landmarks to visit include Preservation Forge, Lightship Overfalls, and Fort Miles Historic Site.
What are some hotels with pools in Lewes?
Hotel Blue is a popular 3-star hotel featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a sauna. 34297 Summerlyn 515 Condo 3 Bedrm By Ocean Atlantic Sotheby is another choice that offers an onsite pool.

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