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GrandLady By The Sea

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254 State Route 36, Highlands, NJ 07732
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GrandLady By The Sea
Ranked #1 of 3 Highlands B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights July 2013 during a heat wave, and it was a great experience as we were able to enjoy the beach and the city on the same trip. The GrandLady is a really nice place, definitely antique, so it has lots of charm but is very well laid out, spacious and comfortable. There are a couple... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We used a Living Social promotion to explore the area mainly to check out Bruce Springsteen's home area and favorite spots. We arrived on a sunny afternoon and made a bee line to the nearby Sandy Hook Park beach where we thoroughly enjoyed relaxing in our beach chairs and watching the constant stream of shipping navigating the NYC harbor. The... More

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New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We took advantage of a Living Social promotion to visit Sandy Hook post-Labor Day. GrandLady is just a short drive from The Hook, right on Rt. 36. The website shows lovely rooms and grounds, but the lady definitely needs a facelift. The house is tastefully - if dully - decorated with antiques. For starters, the dried and plastic flowers need... More

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Troy, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We had the Carolina Room and it was nice and cozy. The bed a little firm but i was okay with it. the bathroom was right next to the room, which was fine. the bathroom was big and the shower was clean. The shower head actually broke off the holder but was immediately fixed which was awesome! The breakfast was... More

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Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

My Wife and I just had a fantastic stay at The "Grand Lady By The Sea." This was an Anniversary getaway away from our wonderful children. We found the house to be beautiful and very well appointed. It's in a great location, just off the causeway to Sandy Hook, and not very far some such towns as Sea Bright and... More

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Verona, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

The house is not only a landmark but is charming and decorated with notable fine test. Easy accessible by public transport or car. The town is quiet but picturesque and there are other landmark and natural reserves to visit. The restaurant in town are also good. Me, my spouse and 2 years old felt really comfortable and well received and... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This place is just fantastic, i feel i need to write a review since the owner and manager makes all possible to make her guests feel the best. The food, the attention, the services, the rooms, you name it, all is perfect. If you really want a relax weekend or few great days by the sea, this is the place.... More

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New York, New York, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My stay at the Grand Lady was excellent! I arrived by ferry from NYC and Connie, the host, was particularly helpful and knowledgeable about where to go and what do. Connie is a warm and caring person. Delicious home-cooked breakfast, coffee/tea, orange juice, fresh bread, very filling.... I loved the decor, the comfy bed and pillows, the super clean bathroom.... More

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New York, NY
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I just had a lovely weekend at the Grandlady by the sea in Highlands, NJ. The small town is quiet and great to decompress from NYC, and it is conveniently located in the southern tip of Jersey shore. I decided to use the ferry since I don't drive, and for the weekend, it was definitely the wise choice. 45$ round... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

My name is Lina Torres, I live in NYC. I took my boyfriend for his birthday to the Grand Lady this Summer 2012 following a friend's recommendation. I didn't know what to expect and as a true New Yorker I consider myself spoiled and used to the best. This B&B is beyond charming and offers a 5 stars service. The... More

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Address: 254 State Route 36, Highlands, NJ 07732
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Highlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Grandlady By The Sea Hotel Highlands

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Breathtaking ocean views are offered from this grand 1910 Historic Home. Located across from Sandy Hook, enjoy the beaches; fine dining, and spa services all within walking distance. The guest rooms have firm queen size beds, private baths, ceiling fans, central A/C, satellite TV, and refrigerators. Soak in the deep tub; enjoy your breakfast out on the gazebo, rent bicycles to explore the source of inspiration for Walt Whitman's "Fancies at Navesink." ... more   less 
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