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4.7 out of 5

"The staff at the hotel went above and beyond. Fantasic Service " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 21 Mar 2018

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront hotel near Wildwood Beach

Beachside getaway

Your stay at this Diamond Beach hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Wildwood Boardwalk and Wildwood Convention Center. Five Mile Beach and Cape May National Wildlife Refuge are also within half a mile (1 km).

Poolside dining

A private beach, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with beach cabanas and sun loungers. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and unwind at the beach bar and poolside bar.

Kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs

The individually decorated guestrooms offer sofa beds and hair dryers. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include kitchenettes and living rooms.

Standard King Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Double Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Premium King Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Poolside Double Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Double Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Premium Poolside King Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

ICONA Diamond Beach ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for ICONA Diamond Beach

Everyone (7)
4 out of 5
The staff at the hotel went above and beyond. Fantasic Service

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018

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5 out of 5

The staff treated you like family.

Pros: We loved the beautiful hotel, the staff, the food and ambiance.. The Hotel was so clean and very quiet. Quick service... We will stay here again.
Cons: I cannot see anything to be approved everything was excellent..
Location: The location in Wild wood Crest at Diamond Beach was close to everything.
We were amazed about how friendly and accommodating the staff was. The Hotel was beautiful and the ocean view was so relaxing. Very clean hotel i highly recommend this hotel.

Posted by , from Harrisburg, Pa. on Dec 30, 2017

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4 out of 5

decent value

Pros: location, price, decent value
Cons: replace pull out couch and climate control box.
Location: Nice beach, cape may area very nice, there is a winery and zoo in the vicinity
Room and experience was good. The only drawbacks were that the pull out couch has seen better days and should be replaced. Second the climate control was difficult to use because one button was missing and getting our room to a desired setting was impossible.

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017

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5 out of 5

A Mid-century Masterpiece

Pros: The decor, service, and location.
Cons: Based on price, nothing.
Location: Diamond beach is also close to Cape May, so their are many museums, restaurants, and other attractions within a long walk or short drive.
Everything about our stay was lovely. The room was comfortable and clean, the decor delightfully retro, and the food fantastic. True, we stayed during their “cozy” season, so the restaurant had limited hours, but the entire experience at Hotel Icona was wonderful and moderately priced to boot!

Posted by , from Boston on Nov 19, 2017

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5 out of 5

Great hotel, private beach, excellent location!

Pros: Balcony with 2 sliding doors, great cross breeze. Mini kitchen. Right on the beach with private entrance and clean hotel pool.
Location: Great location, near end of the island just near the wildlife refuge. Private beach. Short drive to Cape May for dinner or to the Wildwood boardwalk
Enjoyed the short walk to the beach, the hotel pool and the great view from our balcony.

Posted by , from Fair Lawn, NJ on Sep 27, 2015

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5 out of 5

Wonderful and comfortable stay.

This is a very clean and comfortable hotel. The only thing that didn't make sense is the resort fee that I had to pay although I checked in at 10 pm and left early morning. ( business trip). I didn't use any of the resort amenities. Other than this it was a very pleasant stay.

Posted by , from Nee Jersey on Sep 13, 2015

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5 out of 5

Awesome hotel!

Pros: Friendly staff, beautiful hotel, and comfortable rooms
Cons: better quality beds
Location: right on a private beach
So I will say the beauty is in the detail of this hotel. It is very clear that the owners put a lot of thought into the property and expect you to enjoy your stay while you're there. My husband and I decided to get away for a few days prior to the busy season. We would normally stay in Cape May, but decided to switch things up. We found this little gem and decided to stay there. I was so plesantly surprised the staff was knowledgable and accomidating, the food in the resturant was great, and the gym had a decent variety of equpiment. As we were leaving we ran into the owner of the property, Josh, who couldn't have been a nicer guy! The entire trip was not perfect, but the hotel stay was awesome! Thanks Icona Team i'll never stay in any other property when I come to visit!

Posted by , from Wilkes Barre Pa on Jun 2, 2014

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities

The property is closed between October 12 and March 12.

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the sand beach. Sit back and relax on the beach with free beach club on site, cabanas (surcharge), and umbrellas. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at ICONA Diamond Beach like a seasonal outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. This 4-star Wildwood Crest hotel is smoke free.

  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 1800 sq ft of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Children's pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Airport: Atlantic City Intl. Airport (ACY) (67.9 km / 42.2 mi)

Room Amenities

ICONA Diamond Beach offers 108 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms and include double sofa beds. Accommodations at this 4-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. 39-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Coastal Blue - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Star Beach Bar - This beachfront cocktail bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

A children's pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach volleyball on site


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guest stays


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: 12 percent of room rate

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Icona
  • Hotel Icona Diamond Beach
  • Hotel Icona Diamond Beach Wildwood Crest
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  • Icona Diamond Beach Wildwood Crest
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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.