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Scarborough Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   720 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Ranked #4 of 26 Ocean City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenn C Little Neck, New York
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Little Neck, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As promised the Scarborough's new owners Steve and Brandi Cisari I will give my thoughts on our latest [June, 2014] visit. First let me say that you could not find two nicer owners. The Scarborough inn is in good hands after long time owners Carol and Gus Bruno sold it to them last April. This being their first season we... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't sleep the breakfast or you will regret it. This little gem was comfortable, a short walk to the beach, and everything you hope for in a bnb. Both the owners and the staff were helpful and made sure we had everything we needed for our weekend at the beach.

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San Mateo, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Scarborough Inn earns 5 stars in our book: rooms are immaculate, comfortable, up-to-date; staff is professional, helpful, and friendly; breakfast is delicious, location is perfect for walking to boardwalk, bike rental, and beach; love this place. We stayed on the 3rd floor, Jardin, and it was a bit bigger than some rooms on the 2nd floor. Very nice. Quiet too.... More

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Boulder, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This bed and breakfast reminded me of staying in a good friends home. Very hospitable staff with nice amenities. We loved our room with it's bay windows and right across the hall from the game room/kitchen/buiness center. We were able to make delicious coffee up there any time of day. They provided a little refrigerator for our leftovers etc. Was... More

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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Just returned from another great stay at the inn while participating in the Street Rod Weekend. Surely do appreciate Gus and the staff's consistency in having a lovely, spotless, comfortable room waiting for us. You will find much attention given to details. The breakfasts as well as the large shaded porch and afternoon refreshments are delightful on a warm summer... More

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review! You mention several things that many Scarborough Inn guests share: 1. many guests return to the inn year after year, 2. guests frequently come to participate in or enjoy special events (like the Street Rod Weekend or the Boardwalk Art Show, for example) - our perfect location makes... More

Bethesda, MD
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

When I think of bed and breakfasts, the Scarborough Inn will henceforth be my measuring stick! My wife and I spent a delightful Labor Day weekend at the Inn and could not have been more satisfied! Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated. Gus and Carol Bruno, the long time owners, are delightful and made us feel welcome and completely... More

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for saying that the Scarborough Inn will '...henceforth be my measuring stick" when considering B&Bs. We are delighted with your review, of course, and even more motivated to continue to maintain high standards for all of our guests in the future. On behalf of the entire staff; we appreciate the accolades! More

Greenwood, Delaware, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Arrived at the Scarborough Inn last week, and much to my surprise...I realized I had stayed here many years ago with my parents...deja-vous??? Very close to beach and boardwalk.Wonderful couple of days with family, grand daughter and her friend. Of course lot's had changed...went from rooming house to very nice B & B. Room was a little small but quite... More

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

Amazing that you stayed at the Scarborough many years ago and returned with your family and granddaughter! You are in a perfect position to notice the changes that took us "from rooming house to very nice B & B." We'll look forward to seeing you again and again in the future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is, by far, one of the finest B&B's on the East Coast. The owners, Gus and Carol Bruno, spare no detail in consistently offering their guests pristine accomodations, gourmet breakfasts served to the table, an inviting atmosphere and superb guest care. These owners blend modern hospitality with a European flair that sets them apart from the rest. On top... More

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

Dear Liz, Oh my goodness, what a marvelous review! We appreciate all the specific things you mentioned so enthusiastically. It means a great deal to be called, "one of the finest B&B's on the East Coast." Thank you, thank you, thank you! More

Macungie PA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Excellent stay for a long week end. We stayed in the double rooms with our grand daughter (3 years old) Had a great time. Our family has been staying in this hotel for 15 years and always enjoyed the homey atmosphere and friendly guests. Great job Gus and Carol.

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate that you have been staying at the Scarborough Inn for 15 years. We have such wonderful, loyal guests and we value that loyalty so much - thank you! It was nice that you brought your 3-year old granddaughter along. You stayed in a double room (aka family room) and everyone had an enjoyable time. That is very... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The Scarborough Inn was a great place for me to spend a one night reunion with a high school friend. We had lived in OC for the summer 34 years ago, and this was a convenient location for us to be able to visit all of our favorite OC/Somers Point memories. The Ballade Room was a cheerfully decorated and sunny... More

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sea_jayOCNJ, Owner at Scarborough Inn, responded to this review

How lovely that you and a high school friend had a mini-reunion at the Scarborough Inn! We are pleased that you found so many things to be enthusiastic about and we sincerely hope your pleasant stay will become an annual tradition. Maybe you will stay longer next time, there's so much to see and do in Ocean City! If you... More

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Address: 720 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Scarborough Inn 3*
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Experience an Ocean City, NJ vacation haven that artfully combines appealing vintage charm with plentiful modern amenities.*Individually Decorated Rooms with Private Baths & Signature Toiletries*Complimentary WiFi, Beach Tags & Bathhouse, free Parking on premise*Breakfast & Afternoon Refreshments feature fresh, local ingredients*Easy walking distance to Beach, Boardwalk, Restaurants, Shopping & Recreation. Travel to Atlantic City or Cape May easily ... more   less 
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