We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4 Long Branch hotels

Ocean Court by the Sea

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   170 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Ocean Court by the Sea to your Saves list
Ocean Court by the Sea
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Long Branch
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Gregbrah Eastchester
  • Reviews (56)
  • Photos (5)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (6)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

56 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers are raving about these Long Branch hotels

Beacon, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Was expecting a cheap Montauk-like motel which would have been fine for us for the price and last minute. This place really exceeded our expectations. Plenty of towels which were soft and fluffy unlike other motels and lots of soap too (unlike other reviews). Kitchen was a bonus, nice bathroom, spacious room for Mom, Dad and two boys. Beach right... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Maybe because it was pre-season in mid June but this hotel was a joke! No towels or soap in bathroom that we had reserved 2 months previous to our arrival. Sheets did not fit beds, did not appear freshly laundered and the pillows were scary!! I would definitely check out the room before I paid. We were asked to pay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Clean motel with an exceptional location. We happened to get a room that when we stepped out we saw the ocean right in front of us; beautiful. Surpisingly the decor inside the rooms was much more modern than what we expected. The only thing i would complain about is some rowdy college kids in the room next door and although... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

This is a great little find of a motel. It's not scary or dirty. It is not an upscale place but considering the location, the price can't be beat. It is not on the beach but most if not all rooms have an ocean view. Great for those one or two day shore trips with kids or with hubby to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Ocean Court by the Sea, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Ocean Court by the Sea? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ocean Court by the Sea

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*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity and Tingo so you can book your Ocean Court by the Sea reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Ocean Court By The Sea Hotel Long Branch

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (1)
Room/suite (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (5)
Pool/beach area (1)
Other (4)


Free Parking
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer