New Hotel Proposed For Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk



Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission will hear the proposal for a new hotel along the city’s Boardwalk today.

At this afternoon’s planned meeting 1:00, the Commission will hear details surrounding the proposed 77,000-square-foot, 120-room, four-story hotel to be located at 2 Rehoboth Avenue.

As currently proposed, the Belhaven Hotel would sit between Rehoboth Avenue and Wilmington Avenue.

If approved, the ground floor would have 5,000 square feet of restaurant space and approximately 13,800 square feet of retail space.

The second floor would have 39 hotel rooms and 82 rooms would be divided between the third and fourth floors. 121 parking spaces are proposed, most of those would be under the building in a parking garage.

The property is owned by the Papajohn Family and will be represented by Alexander Papajohn and a representative of Fillat & Architecture of Baltimore, MD., according to the planning commission agenda.

Today’s meeting will be held at City Hall Commissioners Room on the 2nd Floor
229 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971
Friday, April 12, 2019; 1:00 p.m.

See the proposal here.

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