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Ocean Court by the Sea

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   170 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The room was very quaint, clean, comfortable beds, perfect little efficiency. Customer service was superb. Very friendly staff. Literally, you walk right on to beach. Best value and accessibility location wise..Would definitely stay again and will highly recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I know there are a lot of bad reviews here. And while I agree with certain points you can find in them (see below), I think it all depends on what you're looking for, and what your preconceived notions of what the Jersey shore should be are. I gave Ocean Court Motel four stars for several reasons: 1. THE STAFF.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very excited to visit Long Branch as we heard it was a better place to stay than Point Pleasant which is where we were taking the kids. Before showing up to the hotel, the owner or manager was very accommodating allowing us to stay for one night only rather than two which is required during peak season. In... More

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West New York, New Jersey
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great Location, Close to nice restaurants but terrible customer service! We called to check what time check out was and they said 12:30 was ok, at 11am I had someone knocking the door like crazy telling me I was late and had more people coming that I had to leave the room asap! Not only rude but yelling at me.... More

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Eastchester
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Great location, very nice people, hotel room has a full kitchen and very comfortable, u literally walk out of your door and you're on the beach, I definitely would stay again, new wood floors, balcony with chairs to sit on, right next to all the action and quiet enough to not be annoyed by the club Avalon

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West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have stayed here on several occasions and this by far exceeded our expectations. From the wonderful and kind manager James to the assistant manager Donna. It has a beautiful view of the ocean, great sized patio, to perfect sized rooms, clean neat and orderly. This place is perfect for a weekend away. Anything you need James and Donna can... More

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We just called to reserve the hotel and I have never had such horrible customer service!!! Ever!!!!! I called this morning about rates and they quotes me a certain price for 4 people. When I called again in the evening to book, they quoted me a different price on 4 people. The guy we talked to was soooo rude and... More

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Beacon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend. We chose to stay here after reading not so great reviews of the other hotel in the area. Ocean Court was perfect for our needs. Directly across from the beach and walking distance (literally a minute walk) to Pier Village. Our room was clean and updated. The staff was very friendly... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The service and room was very disappointing. Ocean front room reservations were not honored. The room smelled and had mismatched pillow cases and furniture. Was not at all pleased with anything at this motel. Made reservations for one night and did not stay there. The service and attitude of the manager was unacceptable. Was quoted one price over the phone... More

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Livingston, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Thank you "Ocean Court by the Sea" for great hospitality we were so impressed how close the ocean is to the location (DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STRET). Great staff very accommodating, rooms very clean with flat screens. Very impressed should be labeled as a hotel rather than a motel.

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Address: 170 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Branch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Court by the Sea 2.5*
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A great little Jersey shore motel - cozy, friendly, with a great atmosphere.   24 modern oceanfront studios with full kitchens.  Very good prices.  A beautiful, uncrowded beach, stunning view of the shore, a nice boardwalk for jogging, and quiet Ocean Ave for biking or rollerblading!  We are just south of the new Pier Village shops, restaurants, and Ocean Place Resort and Spa.  Operated for the past 28 years by Pat Janssen, owner. ... more   less 
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