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Blue Bay Inn

51 First Avenue, near Sandy Hook, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Blue Bay is, from the outside, a very nice hotel in the middle of Atlantic Highlands on the main street. The woman at the reception (who I believe is the manager) was strikingly unfriendly and even gave incorrect instructions to the municipal parking lot. No one offered to help with our luggage, and worse, other employees were pushing through... More 

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markcNewJersey, Manager at Blue Bay Inn, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your unpleasant stay at our hotel. I have addressed the issues and complaints with my Front Desk Staff and team. I do hope you will consider giving us another chance in the future. Please enjoy the rest of your Summer. Best Regards, More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a strange little hotel on a very noisy street with really no features that would make one want to return. Street noise til 2 am, inadequate blinds so light filling the room from streetlights, no parking, cheapest hairdryer you can find, no place to get breakfast Room also very strange with a large area that looked like an... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for one night due to a issue with our reservation at another place we had booked for the weekend. Blue Bay Inn accommodated us last minute giving us a one night stay in a King room. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are very nice and clean. The front desk was very helpful was... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I came back to Atlantic Highlands for a high school reunion, determined to be 'close' to all the activities of the weekend... staying at the Blue Bay Inn was expensive and luxurious, but so nice to be home... not a great view out the back window, but for me it only brought back memories of walking down side streets. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We stayed at this hotel when we went to visit a friend. It was a lovely place to stay. The rooms were beautiful. We walked everywhere we went. Shops and restaurants were close by. The room was very quiet and we had everything we needed for a wonderful visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stayed here for a wedding. It's a quaint little town that has great restaurants, ferry service to New York and water views of the Sandy Hook Bay with NYC in the distance, Sandy Hook beaches just to the south, and some historical sites as well, like Twin Lights. You can also go on a party fishing boat to try... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were visiting family for Thanksgiving and stayed here just a few miles from our family.While it was abit interesting trying to contact them(had to call the restaurant to get a message to Inn) I believe still from Sandy issues. They did call back quickly. We were taking a red eye from west coast to Newark and requested early check... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was an expensive hotel stay and when we arrived we were told we had to park in a municipal lot across the street (they gave us a tag) and they did not offer to bring our luggage. I do not think this hotel is worth the price at all. The room was nice and clean but I expect that.

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markcNewJersey, Manager at Blue Bay Inn, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for not asking to help with your luggage. We work hard at The Blue Bay Inn to help everyone in any way possible. I do hope you will think of staying with us again if you ever come back to Atlantic Highlands. Best Regards, The Blue Bay Inn More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I've just returned from a long weekend stay at the Blue Bay Inn and I cannot wait to return again. The staff is so friendly and helpful. The town is small but quaint. There are many eating options within walking distances, in addition to two stellar restaurants located on the hotel property. Shop owners along the First Ave. were all... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The Blue Bay Inn was just perfect. We were sorry we didn't have more time to spend relaxing in our beautiful suite. In the lobby Ice water was always available and in the morning coffee service . The Copper Canyon restaurant is our friends favorite but we were too busy to partake. I love the proximity to the Ferry from... More 

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