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Minerva's by the Sea

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13 West 7th Street, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Minerva's by the Sea
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called Minerva's on a whim when considering an overnight stay in Barnegat Light, the quiet end of Long Beach Island, even though they had a 3-night minimum in season. Fortunately, proprietor Emma told me that they just happened to have one room for the very night we planned to visit. Perfect! The available room was the Emperor Penguin suite,... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quiet weekend escape at Minervas. The B & B has a great set-up - Emma, the owner converted and renovated the what was an office space into the B & B. Minerva's is spot on clean and each room is very private, none of the rooms share common walls. Emma has good knowledge of Long Beach Island... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just had a lovely, serene weekend at Minerva's and can't wait to go back. The room was great, with a lovely balcony facing the bay. Breakfasts were awesome, especially the waffles. Emma was the most wonderful host, and makes you feel so welcome. Fabulous b&b!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our stay at Minerva's, though brief, introduced us to the wonderful LBI. Emma, the hostess, is charming and gracious. We only wished we could have stayed longer and look forward to our next trip to the island.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very clean and comfortable. Breakfast healthy and tasty. Hospitality unmatched! Beautiful end of the island-- the light house and ocean steps away. Beach tags included. Library and Outside Deck. Highly recommended.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful Father's Day weekend stay at Minerva's. We stayed in the Emperor Penguin room -- two rooms in one-- where my daughter was excited to see she had her own space. The room was very clean, the bed comfortable. There was wifi and a kitchenette... Much more than I expected. We loved the breakfast... a lovely... More

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Minerva's by the Sea B&B Minerva's is my go-to get away place. After experiencing the sterility of a hotel room, I found the friendliness and comfort of Minerva's a perfect fit. I have never been a bed and breakfast person but Minerva's is like staying at the beautiful home of a friend. It is contemporary and immaculate. There are bikes,... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Three generations of my family have had the pleasure of staying at Minerva's B&B. We have been satisfied repeat customers of Emma's, the proprietor, for four years. Her B&B offers attractive rooms, a delicious hot breakfast, and a convenient and peaceful location. However, what make's Minerva's special is the care & thoughtfulness Emma shares with all her guests. It is... More

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We loved our long weekend stay at Minerva's by the Sea. The mermaid room has a comfortable king bed and a nice balcony overlooking the bay. Emma is a thoughtful host, providing stimulating conversations and her breakfasts each morning were amazing. There were several good restaurants and places to explore within walking and biking distance. A great place for winter... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My weekend at Minerva's was a treat. Our room was tidy and comfortable, and every little detail was well considered. I enjoyed a book from the library and appreciated all of the care Emma took to make us comfortable. Emma's food is delicious! I came home inspired by her innovative recipes, and have her to thank for the vegetarian French... More

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Address: 13 West 7th Street, Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, NJ
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Beach Island > Barnegat Light
Also Known As:
Minerva's By The Sea Barnegat Light, NJ - Long Beach Island

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