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A beacon for comfort in the historic town of Lewes

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Minutes To Downtown
Walking Distance To The Beach
Free Parking
Swimming Pool & Sundeck
Hospitality Room
Air-Conditioned
Free Wifi

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Our Inn & Heritage

The Beacon Inn first opened in 1989 under the name The Beacon Motel in the same place it stands today. It has been owned and operated by the same  family since opening and the reins have been passed to the latest generation in 2007 with Maggie, the proprietor’s daughter, taking over as manager.

We’re located in the historic town of Lewes, which is known as the first town in the first state, having been settled by the Dutch in 1631. Lewes Beach was known for its array of fish factories from the late 19th century all the way to the mid-20th century. Fish from this region went all across the US, and in 1953 it was the biggest seafood port in the country.

Of all the fish processed in the region, it was the Menhaden which was the most sought after catch due to its oily flesh. Today there is a rich cultural heritage to be explored all the way through to the 20th Century.

We bring a taste of the coastal, historical town into our Inn, but we also have a range of fantastic, guest-friendly features to help make those perfect vacation memories:

When you stay with us, we’ll be happy to recommend local points of interest as well as fun things to do with the family. Book your room today or call (302) 654-4888 to book your vacation or weekend away.

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