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Golden Inn Hotel

3.0 of 5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I are residents of the Chicagoland are, and we are both Executives in our own businesses. I am a CPA by profession and my wife is President of a Commercial Carpentry Contracting Firm in Chicago. Having been first invited to visit the seaside city of Avalon, New Jersey back in 1979, with my family including 3 young... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed there in mid August 2014. Very expensive rooms for what you receive. Much like Motel 6 but at $325/night. Very noisy and with paper-thin walls. Imagine trying to put two young children to bed after a day at the beach and having to deal with an all-night batchelor party raging next door. The extra special treat was the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic location on the beautiful beach of Avalon! Courteous staff from the moment we checked in to the moment we left, including the gentlemen who set up our beach chairs and umbrella! Cool live music at the poolside tiki bar and great live music in the evening for cocktails and dancing! Only two blocks away from the early morning cross... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is very good between the center of Avalon and Stone Harbor. Beach proximity is excellent as the rear of the hotel faces the beach. The outdoor bar is located by the pool, staff are courteous with drink specials daily as well as either a band or DJ in the afternoon for entertainment. The pool itself is far too... More

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent last weekend at the Golden Inn. The location is where you want to be in Avalon NJ in the summertime. The resort did an extensive renovation to the exterior, but they would have been better served to redo the bathrooms in the rooms. Although our bathroom seemed clean, there was mold on the grout in the shower. I... More

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

Dear Susanna, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Please know that we do have plans to further renovate the property, including the bathrooms and pool area in the very near future. I do apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. I regret that I was not made aware of the sooner so that they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed for a 3 night weekend. The positives: Friendly staff especially outside around the Tiki bar. Clean rooms. Great atmosphere with the Jamaican style bands playing throughout the afternoon. Food and drinks were reasonable. They would have daily specials on drinks and beers. Beach location is great. No surprises on the bill. Also, made trips next door to... More

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Avon, Connecticut
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and friendly! The hotel bent over backwards to make us happy the beaches were clean, the hotel was clean and very close to the center of town . We didn't much care for Avalon though. We are more use to boardwalks and shopping and more excitement happening. Again the hotel was nice. The room was nice. The town was... More

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 5th year staying at The Golden Inn.... We love this hotel..right on the beach... Includes beach chairs and umbrellas, comfortable beds, nice pool, a great Happy Hour with drink specials and music daily at the Sand Bar! There's no place like the Golden Inn! Taylor at the "Beach Towels" was awesome and helpful! Thanks for another awesome... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Golden Inn is beachfront by Avalon standards: you can't see the shore from the property but it's easily accessible by walking on a sandy path through the dunes. It's a large hotel, with two wings extending from the center where you'll find check-in and the bar/restaurant. Both areas are updated and very nice. In season, there's a three night... More

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Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents showed us the beauty of Avalon and Stone Harbor many years ago and The Golden Inn was their "place to stay" if they weren't renting a house for the week. My wife and I decided to sneak away to the shore for a long weekend and The Golden Inn was our first choice. Although the suites right on... More

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Address: Oceanfront at 78th Street, Avalon, NJ 08202
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Avalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Inn Hotel 3*
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The Golden Inn is a seasonal seaside resort and conference center located in beautiful Avalon, New Jersey. The Golden Inn is open year round and offers many great amenities such as our in-house restaurant Sea Glass, outside Beach Bar, pool & beach service, on site parking and complimentary beach tags. The Golden Inn’s state of the art meeting facility is the perfect place to hold your next meeting or conference. Nestle on the dunes of Avalon’s award winning beach, the Golden Inn provides the perfect atmosphere for your dream sea side wedding. ... more   less 
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