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The National Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
31 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825
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Ranked #2 of 2 Frenchtown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014
June J West Palm Beach, Florida
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We spent several days here in June 2014. Our room was charming and clean. The staff was friendly and accommodating. This is a quaint hotel in a little riverside town. We enjoyed our stay and will stay there again.

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

How very nice of you to take the time to share your feedback w/the TripAdvisor community. Thank you!! We are so happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay--& moreover, that you will come back. We look forward to welcoming you to Frenchtown in the near future. More 

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

MapQuest took me through Frenchtown about a year ago, while driving elsewhere. I liked it so much that I went back to explore and have already eaten at a couple of places. Yesterday, I stopped in at the National Hotel for lunch with two friends. The waiter/bartender was very personable and made us quite at home at a table in... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

It's always so nice to get feedback from our guests--and considering that you found us by accident & are already making plans to return, makes it even sweeter! Thank you so much for making the time to share your experience with others. We do hope that you'll make Frenchtown a frequent get-away for you and your friends, and that we... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A nice place to stay if you want to go out onto the river but don't want to sleep in a tent. I love how they have a quaint restaurant downstairs so I don't have to leave the hotel to grab a bite to eat before I hit the sack. The town surrounding is nice and the river rental place... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Frenchtown truly has something for everyone, from outdoor activities, to quaint and unique shops, to wonderful sights, and more. Thank you for your review and we do hope you'll come back again. More 

Clermont, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed here in July 2014 while visiting family in the nearby area. Didn't know what to expect, as the place was in shambles and foreclosure in 2008. Was pleasantly surprised that the place, although it still needs work, is as pleasant as it was. Marlon was so accommodating and friendly, and personally showed us around the very historic hotel. He... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your thoughtful review & kind words. We are so appreciative of your feedback & are so pleased that you enjoyed your overnight stay--as well as having wine on our porch & our cellar pub, The Rathskeller. You are so right about the "friendly atmosphere!" which we owe to our caring & attentive staff, in... More 

Lewes, Delaware
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The National Hotel in Frenchtown is, for us, an oasis in a desert. Imagine a 175 mile drive as the desert and Frenchtown and the National as the oasis. We are a senior couple somewhat immobile that visit our Frenchtown based son as often as we can physically and financially. He cannot drive to our home in Southern Delaware. The... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

You have captured the essence of The National Hotel, w/Marlon & our staff always doing their very best to provide a comfortable & memorable experience for our guests. Thank you for all of your kind words, compliments, & feedback. We will certainly make sure that our staff receives your high praise, & we will continue to work towards ensuring that... More 

Williamstown, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon. I hate when reviews aren't detailed, so I will be. We stayed in the King Suite Saturday-Tuesday (so I will speak to our experience for that specific room/time) We checked in Saturday, and the room was on the 3rd floor. there is no elevator so you will have to walk the... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We truly appreciate the time you took to write this & all the details that you included. As a historic, boutique hotel, we pride ourselves on the work that has gone into restoring the establishment, as well as the exotic flair & sophistication of the guest suites, which would be compromised by adding a microwave... More 

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife and sister-in-law accompanied me to this charming hotel this weekend as we celebrated my sis-in-law's birthday. Let me begin by saying if you're looking for a Four Seasons or Ritz Carlton"esque" feel for your rooms, then my best advice would be to not stay here but spend the $500 or so per night at one of those beautiful... More 

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Oldwick, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I booked a room for Valenties Day weekend for my lovely wife and I. The people who work here are very pleasant and accomodating. And the building it self is charming. I found the price to be a bit high considering the accomodations, but it was a Valentines day weekend so I guess that is to be expected. The room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The hotel was nice. We liked the old charm. We just want to make a few recommendations for the hotel manager. 1. Fix the curtains. It doesn't cost that much to put new curtains in a room. Ours did not work. 2. Dusk and clean the windows for spider webs and bugs. 3. Provide a bathroom floor towel. 4. Guests... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

We are incredibly grateful that, as you stated in your review, you "had a great experience overall and would recommend this hotel." Above all, we thank you for the time you took to write the review and to point out items that you recommend be altered. We appreciate your patronage and your feedback. Rest assured that we will take every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We took a last minute weekend getaway to Frenchtown. What a quaint and picturesque town on the Delaware River! Hotel is very well located on main drag of this small town. Our room was towards rear of hotel which permitted us not to hear street noise. Room is small but adequate. Radiator in bathroom was propped up with a piece... More 

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thenationalhotelnj, Owner at The National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We will make sure to look into the issues you experienced. We appreciate your patronage and we are thrilled that our server provided you with a good dining experience, even though you felt the meal missed its mark. We do hope that you will give us another try in the future (& we just launched... More 

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