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Port-O-Call Hotel

3.0 of 5 1510 Boardwalk, 15th and Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This year we decided to spend our Thanksgiving holiday at the Port O Call, and it was the best decision that we made in 2014. Having Summered in Ocean City most of our lives in other hotels and rented houses, we chose the Port O Call for our holiday this year. We were more than pleased with everything that the... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Daniel, Thank you for your review! We are so honored that you decided to spend your Thanksgiving holiday with us. Scott has been with us for more than (15) years and is a true asset to the Port-O-Call, I will be sure to share your comments with him and the entire staff. Your comments on our hotel and staff... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Surprise from a small resort hotel . Has the amenities of a large chain but the charm of a local hotel. All around nice place to stay especially off season when it was relatively quiet. Staff was friendly and happy to see you unlike many off season places . Their towels and linens were luxury level unlike most small... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Your comments exemplify everything that the Port-O-Call and staff members strive to achieve which is superior service, top notch amenities and a warm welcoming atmosphere. We are quite proud of the fact that we are able to provide a hotel experience that reflects our traditional standards of excellent customer service and charming atmosphere... More 

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at the Port-O-Call Hotel this weekend for the Girlfriends' Get-Away Weekend. It is a very good value and a fun time. There were 4 of us and we stayed in 2 connecting rooms. The weekend includes 2 nights deluxe oceanfront room, 2 breakfast, dinner at a choice of 2 restaurants and a 25 min spa... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so happy that you enjoyed our "Girl Friends Getaway Weekend" package. This particular package is gaining in popularity, so thank you for sharing your experience. I do apologize for the blow dryer as this is a detail we normally do not overlook. Based on your comment, we will be extra vigilant to ensure this does not... More 

Killington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Port-O-Call has been our home away from home every summer for the last 15 years! We love this place! We have gone as a family since I have been 15 and now as I turn 32 this year I still look forward to our week at the Port-O-Call. The location is wonderful right on the boardwalk with easy access to... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Donna S, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for being part of our Port-O-Call family for so many years. We always look forward to seeing you and your family during your annual visit and especially "catching up" on the years happenings. Speaking of improvements, wait till you see the amazing transformation taking place in our lobby... More 

Southampton, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

In all of my stays overnight in Ocean City NJ, this has been the hotel I've always stayed at. In terms of location, it's right on the boardwalk, providing an excellent experience overall. The staff is attentive and helpful overall and makes vacations in the summer a wonderful time. Highly recommend! Get a oceanside room however, one year we made... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bob S, Thank you for your review and for acknowledging the excellent service you received during your stay with us. I would also like to thank you for continuing to return to the Port-O-Call year after year, we do appreciate that. Hope to see you in June! Sincerely, Glenn Losch More 

Tucson, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This hotel is right on the boardwalk and ocean with georgous views. Our room had a balcony, and a beverage brewer in the room with 4 complimentary K Cups. In the lobby was a caldron of hot spiced cider and ginger snaps (it was october) - which I thought was a great treat. All the staff was very nice, welcoming,... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time review our hotel. I'm happy you enjoyed the spiced cider and ginger snaps as we strive to create a welcoming and warm atmosphere for our guest. You should visit us in December when the hotel is deck out for the holidays complete with hot chocolate and cookies. Thanks again for your comments. Sincerely,... More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our recent visit to the Port O Call was a wonderful swan song for this summer. My mother, husband, and I were among other travelers on this Sunday-Tuesday getaway in September. Our families have always vacationed in Ocean City and we appreciate the combination of nostalgia and modern innovation that this hotel provides. The management was courteous and very accommodating,... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane M, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that the Port-O-Call has served as your home away from home for so many years and we look forward to hosting your group for many years to come. I do apologize that a staff member did not greet your group upon your arrival. I will personally see to... More 

Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We decided to mix things up on our annual OCNJ September weekend trip and stayed at the Port-O-Call. My wife has stayed here with friends during the offseason, so we knew it would be a nice place. We booked ocean view room and were high up on the 7th floor. I loved being able to just see the ocean from... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, Thank you sharing your experience at the Port-O-Call hotel, we really appreciate it. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and all the amenities the Port-O-Call has to offer. I am especially happy to hear you are planning to stay with us again next year. Thanks again! Sincerely, Glenn Losch More 

Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We had a room with a balcony, which was very nice. The room was roomier than I remembered from past visits. I did not like the shampoo, conditioner & soap mounted to the wall like a Holiday Inn. Turn down service is a plus, along with juice & cookies for the kids. Room service tray never picked up from night... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you for your review! It is nice to know that you are returning guests and we appreciate your feedback. We are making strides in our efforts to become as "green" as possible. Several years ago, we decided to install shampoo/soap/conditioner dispensers in our shower/tub areas. In doing this, we were able to eliminate a massive amount of... More 

East Greenbush, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Off season is the time to see Ocean City, so we spent mid-week at Port o Call. Service was very good at this elderly matron on the boardwalk. Everything is very well kept up, just showing its age. Wish the restaurant Adeline(?) was open for dinner every night. Swimming pool is nice if you don't want to walk to the... More 

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GlennLosch, General Manager at Port-O-Call Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. The management of the Port-O-Call hotel are extremely proud of the fact that we schedule extensive renovations every off-season without fail. Great care goes in to the planning and execution of these renovations with our guests comfort in mind. Thank you for recognizing how well kept our property is, we really do appreciate... More 

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Address: 1510 Boardwalk, 15th and Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Port-O-Call Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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