Evolve Vacation Rental
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Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:25
A lot of space for the stay
The house was not clean, dirty laundry left behind and the bathrooms were not clean. But the location was nice and the house was spacious.
Nice condo and great location. Could’ve been cleaned better before our arrival.
Functional, but not a 5 star property.
The property was spacious, functional, close and walk able to the beach and other shops/restaurants (i.e. Dunkin Donuts, Macky's Bayside Grill, Fager's Island, Seacrets, Sunsations, mini-golf, etc.). It was also right off of I-90, which made it convenient to get to by bypassing a lot of traffic. The owner was responsive and friendly - even let us check-in early and provided us with the option to use the garage (fits two cars) while the property was being cleaned. However, there was no access to the garage from the back where it was located, which was inconvenient. The garage door needed to be opened/closed from the inside. Additionally, as mentioned in a previous review, the property could be better in regards to cleanliness, provided amenities, and overall maintenance. The garage floor was covered in sand, which made it extremely slippery as we were loading and unloading. The 1st floor bathroom toilet was loose - there were even some loose screws laying around. Sheets, towels and walls did not seem to be 100% cleaned, which made it extremely uncomfortable for the guests. The coffee maker was also disgusting and didn't seem to be cleaned...ever! I would recommend bringing your own bath towels, as well as paper towels, toilet paper, dish and hand soap (dish soap provided was actually hand sanitizer). Much of it was provided initially, but not a lot to last our whole trip (should be more clear in listing). So, if a clean property is important to you, I wouldn't recommend this house. But if you can sacrifice that for location and space, then this could be for you!
Allison, we're glad that you liked the location of the property! However, we're sorry to hear that some aspects of your trip could have been better. Cleanliness is a top priority of ours, so we take this feedback seriously. We have shared your concerns and suggestions with the homeowner, so any necessary adjustments can be made for future guests. The listing will be altered to fully detail what is provided and what is suggested for guests to bring, but we apologize for the inconvenience. We hope that the great communication and response from the homeowner made up for some of the nuisances. We encourage all guests to reach out to the property manager as needed to deal with all cleanliness and maintenance issues. We thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and we hope to travel with you again soon! Best, the Evolve Team
Pictures look better than it is
This place was NOT as clean as I would expect for the amount of $ spent. I have stayed in a lot of other beach houses that were significantly cleaner. There was mold in master shower, dirty dishes in cupboards, filthy silverware drawer- had to wash all silverware and the holder before we used it. Blood stains on pillow. No garbage can in the main bathroom, hand soap only in the basement bathroom. I found a pill capsule in the closet of bunkbed room... where the kids were staying. Obviously wasn’t vacuumed. Headphones and debris under the bed, not sure how that could have been missed if it was cleaned. A pile of dirt between fridge and wall. There is not a good variety of kitchen utensils- if you plan on cooking a big meal, I would suggest bringing some basics- ladle, tongs, serving spoons. Few serving dishes available. We could not find extra towels and washcloths... until two days in to our trip when we found them still soaking wet in the dryer. Furniture has seen better days, none of the adults thought their bed was comfortable. There were plenty of games but most of them missing numerous pieces.
The garage is a great feature, big enough for two cars- however there is no remote to close or open it- so you either have to have someone open it for you from the inside or park out front and run down and open it, then get back in your car and drive around. To close it, you have to jump over the sensor while it is closing.
The balconies were nice, can see a sliver of the bay and a little of the ocean to the right. It is very close to the beach, easy to get to. Lots of grocery stores and restaurants nearby. It is about 30-35 blocks from the boardwalk- which we liked! Close to Jolly Rogers and mini golf as well.
If I was in college, this would be the perfect home because none of these things would have bothered me. However, I expected a lot more at my age now.
If the owners got a new cleaning crew, I think it would have been a great stay. However when you find new things every day that are subpar, it is frustrating.
Pictures look great, however looks can be deceiving.
August 2019 rental for people
Once property cleaned at 5:30 p.m., all was well. Suggest renting information include that renters must provide toilet paper, napkins, paper towels, extra bath towels, soaps, etc. Lots of dishses/glasses/cups/silverware, etc. Owner should have broom and dust pan and brush available for renters to keep sand off floors.
At the Route 90 entrance; easy access to the beach; lots of restaurants and stores in the immediate area. Easy drive to Boardwalk.
Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the amazing location of this townhome! We apologize for the slight delay from the cleaning crew, but we hope the generous measures taken by the owner help to make up for that wait time. We do state in our listing that towels and bed linens are the only personal items provided by the owner, but we will double-check and make sure that that information is clear for all future renters. Finally, there is a dustpan and broom located in the laundry room closet. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope you'll stay with us again in the future! Best, the Evolve Team
We loved this property. It’s so close to the beach and there are a lot of close restaurants that you can walk to. Rooms are functional and the mattresses are more comfortable than other beach houses that we have stayed at.