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Harris House Motel

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2.0 of 5
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1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Allendale, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took 2 grand kids to Ocean City for the ocean and boardwalk. Excellent location for access to both. Parking included. Great pool. One minute walk to center of Boardwalk. Highly recommend. Close to everything.

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

We love to hear that you were able to use The Harris House as the 'home base' for your vacation with your grandkids. We are definitely ideally situated for maximizing all that Ocean City has to offer - as our owner often says, "The location takes care of itself; we have to focus on customer service and cleanliness". In that... More 

Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great location and a clean property in Ocean City NJ. We appreciated the friendly staff, the shower and changing rooms (for after you checked out but still went to the boardwalk), the clean rooms, parking, and the pool. The hotel staff were very lovely and easy to work with, felt like staying with family. They were accommodating... More 

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

Wow, what a great and thorough review! Thank you so much for all the positive comments about the Harris House. When you say you felt like you were "staying with family", well, that means everything to us. Our core belief is to treat our guests like family and our building like a home. We're glad you were able to take... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids and I visited the Harris House for the first time this week. It was a great visit! We loved its close proximity to the boardwalk and beach. The kids loved the access to the pool. I loved and was very impressed by their cleanliness! But most importantly, I was very impressed by their kindness and helpfulness. My car... More 

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

We are so glad you and your kids had an enjoyable stay with us! If you've read our responses to the other reviews here, you know how much it means to us when people mention our cleanliness and customer service. They are the cornerstones of what we do here. Yes, we have a great location by the beach and the... More 

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks again Harris House staff for making a short trip to OC, NJ with the hubby convenient & accommodating and SO VERY clean!!!!! We biked, walked the boards, and enjoyed the gorgeous beach days. It was short but we couldn't have had a better place to stay & we were very lucky to get in! We will def stay there... More 

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

Hi - thanks so much for the review! Of all the comments we get, the ones that make us the happiest are those that reference cleanliness and customer service, because that represents the "core" of who we are at the Harris House. We appreciate your positive feedback and are thrilled you had the consummate Ocean City experience: what could be... More 

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