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The Bentley Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   694 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742
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Ranked #1 of 3 Bay Head B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Our recent stay at the Bentley Inn was terrific. Glenn the proprietor is a natural--he's very attentive to the needs of his customers, is truly a personable guy, and has a real knack for making one feel right at home. We stayed in the Jeffrey Dennis room, which is located in the rear of the building. It had a full... More

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Daphne, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The innkeeper, Glenn, was gracious and made us feel welcome. The Inn is an old rennovated boarding home. Personally, I am not into nostalgia and "cute." The room was cramped but it had a cramped bathroom. Larger rooms share bathrooms. I gave up sharing when I left the military. I enjoyed the large porch. The location is convenient to the... More

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bentleyinn, Owner at The Bentley Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We try to make everyone feel welcomed, well cared for and at home. The Inn is decorated with it's time period in mind and was actually never a boarding house. It was built as a summer home in the late 1800's then became an inn in the 1920's. Our rooms are small (the idea... More

Los Angeles, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I had visited Bay Head as a kid and was interested in visiting there again on a recent trip east. My wife and I stayed 3 nights and Glenn the inn keeper could not have been more responsive and helpful. We had a great room on the second floor with a bath and direct access to the veranda. While they... More

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Athens
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We loved staying at the Bentley Inn. We rented two rooms, one for my husband and I, and the the other for our three children. We shared a bathroom between us as the rooms were next to eachother with the bathroom connecting them. First, the rooms are immaculate. Beds are very comfortable. The rooms are nicely decorated with a vintage,... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

After a very stressful week, I decided to get away by myself for a night and enjoy the beautiful weekend weather at the beach. I booked the a room a the Bentley because it is a bit closer to home than the beaches I usually go to. The price of a room with a shared bathroom, after labor day, on... More

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bentleyinn, Owner at The Bentley Inn, responded to this review

We do agree that maneuvering luggage can be a pain sometimes. The Inn is very old and at this point changing the stairway is not an option. If a guest needs help with her suitcase, we are happy to help. We were under the impression that everyone knew the ocean was to the east (we are only 3 houses from... More

Hellertown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Have been coming here for years, my sister and I decided to spend a few days this time. Always stay at The Bentley...close to,the beach, rooms are very clean, Glenn is super friendly and loves talking with all his guests when he can. There are plenty of choices for breakfast. the wrap around porch is really nice and some rooms... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Bentley 9/7/2013. The rooms and facilities are spotless and Glenn the Innkeeper is quite friendly and gracious. The Inn is a very short walk to a wonderful beach. Beach chairs and towels and badges are provided and bikes are there for your use also. The Inn's website accurately describes each room and has... More

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Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Located just a block from the beach, this Bed and Breakfast is a jewel of a find for individuals or family looking for a quiet stay at the New Jersey shore. Pricing includes beach badges, towels and chairs, and after you include the abundant breakfast options, and late afternoon delicious homemade treats - the room rate is more than fair.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous location (beach across the street) and amenities (beach chairs, towels, beach access, lite breakfast included). Rooms were comfy and clean .... Glenn was super helpful and friendly. Recommend to anyone interested in getting a true Jersey Shore experience.

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Bentley Inn is truly special and the best in Bay Head! Glen is wonderful and so attentive and the Inn is absolutely charming. Just steps from the beach and restaurants. A real gem at the Jersey Shore.

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Additional Information about The Bentley Inn

Address: 694 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742
Location: United States > New Jersey > Bay Head
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Bay Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Bentley Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bentley Inn is an 1886 Victorian Bed and Breakfast located just 3 houses from the ocean in historic Bay Head. Features 19 guest rooms with TV/VCR, A/C, full-serve multiple choice breakfast, private off-street parking, beach badges & towels, bicycles, 125’ wrap-around covered porch, large living room, dining room and solarium. Small weddings, receptions, showers, business meetings (up to 45 people). Business travelers welcome (free wireless internet). Located 60 miles from New York City and Philadelphia. ... more   less 
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