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Harris House Motel

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1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I booked this hotel based upon reviews and price. The location was on point. Walked out the door and around the parking lot to the boardwalk. In the heart of the boardwalk I might add. As for the hotel. Very clean, well maintained and this was a safe location. This stay included our 5 year old. Comfortable clean room. Tv... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Average motel with great location right behind the boardwalk. The location was the best part, but don't know if it's enough to make us come back. Good size fridge and microwave. Carpet needed cleaning--my white socks got dirty and the carpet smelled. There was soap scan in the tub so I just showered. Small room with very small bath *... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I along with our young child stayed for a couple nights after Labor day and had a great stay at the Harris House. The front desk staff was friendly and welcoming. The motel room was exceptionally clean and comfortable; you can tell the owners and staff care about your experience. You're not getting the Waldorf or Four... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi - thank you so much for the warm words and positive review! We appreciate you mentioning how much the owners and staff care about the property - that couldn't be more true! During the summer season, the owner's family keeps a constant vigil on every aspect of the hotel, 24/7, every minute of every day. Between the dedicated management,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed at the Harris House last weekend. I don't think I could give it over 4 stars just due to the fact that it is a budget motel. The room was clean and the overall appearance of the hotel was good. Service was good as well. Pool was clean and not too crowded. Pricing was also good for a... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

What a great and thorough review, thank you! Being that you enjoyed our cleanliness, location, pool, customer service and pricing, well, we can't really ask for better feedback than that! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us as we are always looking to hear back from our customers. The positive comments keep us energized and... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed Saturday night. Nice for a quick stay, but not for a long weekend or week. The room was spotless. One of the cleanest rooms I have ever stayed. But it was small and had full size beds, not queen. Plus the bathroom was tiny but the sink being outside of the bathroom was convenient. Everyone... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review, and in particular for the incredible compliments about the cleanliness of our rooms. Saying it was 'spotless' and 'one of the cleanest rooms' you have ever stayed in truly makes us happier than you can imagine, as we believe that that is the #1 responsibility a hotel has to its customers. The... More 

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We decided last minute to head to the shore for a quick getaway. I read the reviews on Tripadvisor and since it was so highly rated, decided to give it a shot. The location of this motel couldn't get any better, the parking lot is right at the end of the ramp to the boardwalk on 12th Street. Although I... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Thank you so much for mentioning some of the things that are most important to you, as they seem to line up directly with what is most important to us! What you call friendliness, we call customer service, and we agree it is a top priority of any motel. Cleanliness goes without saying, and we... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Last minute by husband and I decided to take our children to Ocean City for 3 days and 2 nights. Harris House was rated #3 out of motel/hotels in Ocean City so we decided to book our room there. The location was excellent, the pool was very nice, and the staff was very accommodating. Even though check out was at... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi - thank you for the positive review! We greatly appreciate you saying that you would "definitely stay here again" - that is the ultimate compliment! Also, we're glad you were able to take advantage of our property on the day of check-out, which we encourage our guests to do - after all, why rush home when the weather is... More 

Allendale, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great service, great location. Check in staff was very friendly and efficient. Rooms were clean, nice TV with Direct TV. Very convenient to the boardwalk but surprisingly quite at night. Pool is heated and kept clean, kids enjoyed the pool.

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Rob, for this review! We appreciate you pointing out how quiet the motel can be at night, and also particularly for mentioning our cleanliness and customer service. Also, glad you enjoyed the Direct TV - we've had some great feedback about the variety of channels, the premium Encore movie station, and the full HD. Not that you want... More 

Montgomery, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We came to the shore to see Maroon 5 at Atlantic City Beach (FYI...those running the concert should be ashamed). We tried to look for a hotel in AC and Brigantine, no luck (nothing worth staying at). Ocean City was the decided instead and Trip Advisor led us to Harris House! Perfect location (right off the boardwalk, steps from the... More 

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi - Thanks so much for the 5-Circle review! Sorry to hear that the Maroon 5 concert wasn't run properly; hopefully Adam Levine and the boys at least delivered a decent set! Last year the Blake Shelton concert went off without a hitch so I'm curious what was different this time. By the way, if you love music by the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This was an awesome place to stay with teens. Right on boardwalk, clean rooms, not noisy, very safe. Best part was after check out they let one utilize their changing/shower room. It was very helpful and wonderful surprise! We got to stay late on the beach, take a shower and hit the boardwalk before long trip home. Thank-you so much!

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! Nothing makes us happier than reading positive reviews like this from guests who seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves at The Harris House. We are so glad you were able to take full advantage of our showers and changing rooms and potentially get an entire extra day to your vacation. The weather has simply been AWESOME in Ocean City... More 

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