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Golden Inn Hotel

Oceanfront at 78th Street, Avalon, NJ 08202
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The law of supply and demand is evident in Avalon, NJ. We paid $400 per night with the expectation of staying at a 4 star hotel. WRONG! The outside of the hotel will lead yo to believe this is a great hotel. That's where it ends. When you check in they offer you free beach tags but you have to... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been staying at the Golden Inn annually since 1982. This is my first TripAdvisor review and it applies to the hotel quality today after a recent stay. Firstly, if you are planning to spend a week in the Avalon/Stone Harbor area, I highly recommend that you rent one of MANY beach houses in the area, especially if you have... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel last minute for a long weekend. Great location. Nicely updated pool and beach bar. Lobby was also nice. We chose the basic room and it really needed updating as previous reviewers mentioned. Older but mostly clean bathroom with some minor mold on the ceiling. Old television (but we weren't there to watch tv anyway). The air-conditioning was... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel staff were friendly and helpful !! The room on the east side was lovely and spacious. The pool area was spacious with a bar : restaurant area within close proximity. There was a band on Friday night during happy hour. so wonderful to walk to the beach and not worry about bringing towels chairs and umbrella. Definitely would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this hotel last minute and decided to take kids 17,15,11 for a 2 night getaway. So much nicer than I was expecting! Clean updated room, great staff, poolside bar and grille, steps to beach, chairs and unbrellas set up for us, very relaxing, a great alternative to a rental. Very happy.

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed for a week and had a great experience. The pool and patio area are well kept. The rooms are also clean and seemed well maintained. The service is VERY good from maid service to wait staff, this carried over onto the beach as well. Extended hours would be appreciated as there is no coffee or breakfast before... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Avalon for the first time for a dance competition and were pleasantly surprised by the absolute beauty of the area and the lovely hotel we drove up to. Unfortunately, all the window dressing in the world couldn't hide the fact that the management was either totally unprepared for a full hotel or they just didn't have any... More 

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GoldenInnAVALONbeach, General Manager at Golden Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathi, Thank you for taking the time to complete our post stay survey. I am very sorry to read about all of the unfortunate incidents that occurred during your stay which lead to an overall disappointing stay. It is clear that we did fail in several areas to deliver a superior guest experience which is always our main goal.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Avalon is the best kept secret... I have been coming here for years and years and can not get enough of it!!! It's a great sancturary, to refuel & re charge. The beach is gorgeous... You will thank me 😄

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the first time i stayed at the hotel, my husband and i just got off the queen mary. i found the staff at the golden inn to be more attentive.they could not have done enough for us. i have stayed many times for the girlfriends weekend. what a great way to reconnect. beds are comfortable and rooms are clean. housekeeping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had a wonderful, relaxing vacation in Avalon, NJ. The Golden Inn is closer to downtown Stone Harbor (96th Street) than Avalon (24th Street). It is one of the nicest hotel that we have stayed in on the Jersey shore. Perfect for a relaxing time. You walk by the pool and outdoor restaurant on your way to and from the... More 

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