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.

Ocean Front Motel

2.0 of 5 1417 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
#9 of 34 hotels in Ocean City
348 Reviews 4 of 5 stars
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Ocean Front Motel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Ocean Front Motel
  • Overview
  • Reviews (348)
  • Photos (65)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (68)
  • Location
  • More
Save Saved
You added Ocean Front Motel to your Saves list
true
Write a Review

348 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    161
    111
    38
    14
    24
See reviews for
156
80
14
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (68)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Ocean Front Motel
See the most recent reviews
USA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2009

This is the place to be its right on the beach and boardwalk. John takes pride in his guests. There is the boardwalk right there with shopping, restaurants, and terrific site seeing. I just love being there and being and being welcomed. The rooms are worth the night stay. I will be coming back just to see John. There are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

This is the third time I stayed at the Ocean View, the weather was great & we were steps away from the beach. The mananger was very cool & the staff was always there with a smile and good witt. Any time we call, John & Vitalie always make sure they do the best to make our stay great!!! Great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2009

We stayed here on the Columbus day weekend. The location is great, right on the boardwalk and across the beach. It is on a quiet part of the boardwalk. The manager was friendly and recommended a couple of good restaurants. We had lost our car keys and the manger actually mailed them back to us. This place is not very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Philadelphia, PA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

We had a nice stay, they were clean and had everything we needed

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rochester
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2009

I took a chance and booked two nights after reading this place was ranked #3, found out first hand that this place was a dump. It should have been listed last. What can I tell you, parking spots were tight, rooms were cramped, bathrooms out-dated, towels were hard & old. Breakfast was a joke, stale English muffins, thrift bake goods,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Central NJ
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

If you're looking for a great location you can't get much better than this hotel. If you're also looking for a clean and smoke free room look elsewhere. The room was no where near as clean as it could be and although we had a smoke free room all the smoking on the deck got into our room and without... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2009

The Ocean Front was perfect for what we needed - three days and two nights of beach and boardwalk in beautiful Ocean City. For the price (we took advantage of a 20% discount by booking on-line 2 weeks before), we were very pleased with our ocean front room. I brought my large SUV, was fortunate to find a spot immediately... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New Egypt, NJ
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2009

Stayed with family for 2 nights in August. "John" was not friendly or accomodating at all. He spoke to us with an attitude. Parking was a nightmare and we were afraid to move our car after squeezing it into the parking lot. The room was dirty. The bedspreads had dried gum, cigarette burns, and red stains (possibly blood?). The bathroom... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Montville, NJ
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

My sister-in-law, Gayle, my son, Derek, and his wife, Susannah and I stayed at The Ocean Front Motel the weekend of 7/24-7/27. Gayle and I returned the weekend of 8/1-3. We only chose the Ocean Front Motel because the manager, John Capalbo, had returned. Everything was just GREAT. John certainly made our stay delightful. Gayle came all the way from... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Yardville
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

The trip started with a terrible parking situation. Good Luck with that. Went to get the free baked goods for breakfast. Disgusting!!! Even had to climb over a motorized something or other to get to the table if I wanted to eat. (which I did not - went out to breakfast each day) Went back to the room to make... More

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

Been to Ocean Front Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ocean Front Motel

Address: 1417 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Front Motel 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Travelocity, Expedia, Booking.com, Tingo, Priceline, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Ocean Front Motel 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 Front Hotel Ocean City
Ocean City Front Hotel
Ocean City Front Motel
Ocean Front Motel Ocean City

65 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (62)
Viewed
Room/suite (16)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (22)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Ocean City with
any amenities

Amenities

Hotel Style
#5 Romantic Hotel in #5 Family Hotel in #8 On the Beach Hotel in
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family Motel directly on the Beach. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
25

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ocean Front Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer