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Shawmont Hotel

17 Ocean Ave, PO Box 27, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
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Shawmont Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Ocean Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
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111 reviews 111 reviews
54 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our pristine itinerary said Asbury Park. Luckily we ended up at Shawmont Park in Ocean Grove instead. Check in was swift yet with a very personal touch. The lady at the front desk let us choose between two different rooms. We chose one right up a steep flight of stairs which was tiny but had a little porch and an... More

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

On a tip from a friend, we, and another couple, booked the two best rooms with side-by-side front porches facing the Atlantic. This small hotel is housed in a 100-year-old building, and it's nothing fancy and rather a homey place to stay. Rocking chairs on the ground floor front verandah; small front lounge with a couple of tables for breakfast... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband, 1-year-old, and I were in town with other family members for a wedding, and we were blown away by the hospitality & location of the Shawmont Hotel! We ended up booking here when the hotel we booked in Asbury Park tried to charge us for the crib we needed to borrow. Can't believe we would've missed out on... More

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was our first time in Ocean Grove and we couldn't have chosen a nicer place. We had both the ocean view rooms which is directly across from the beach and the rooms have their own private patio where you can take in the ocean breez and views. Room amenities was on the average side. The sheets on our bed... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We have stayed at the Shawmont three times and generally like the hotel, primarily for its beachfront location. The decor is clean and simple and unlike some other properties in town the place isn't cluttered with "antiques". However, it's not cheap, and there's a lack of attention to detail that rules out anything higher than an "average" rating. A few... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We are regular visitors to the Shawmont Hotel in Ocean Grove NJ. My mother has been a regular there since the early 1970s, and we drive nearly 350 miles every year to spend a week there. Okay, so it's NOT elegant, and the wireless can be spotty throughout the hotel. But the wireless works fine in the living room, although... More

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Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Other than the spotty wireless internet in the common area, the television we couldn't get to work in our small room (if one pushed hard enough, she could open the door fully past the tip of the bed jutting into the path of the door), the broken ice machine, and the skimpy, unhealthy continental breakfast (apart from apples and bananas,... More

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My husband surprised me with an overnight stay in Ocean Grove for my birthday. There are many lovely and quaint B&B's and hotels in Ocean Grove but the Shawmont is hands down one of the best if you've craving a room with a view. It sits directly across the street from the Atlantic Ocean (as close as you can get... More

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Layton, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed in a Queen Premium, #205, on the third floor. Lovely spacious room with tiny lovely balcony. Hotel was clean and staff were pleasant. No complaints - just two comments: bring your own hair dryer and we couldn't turn off the Spanish subtitles on the TV. Breakfast was lovely with coffee available all day long. Reduced price beach tags... More

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Rozenburg
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed at Shawmont for one night only, before we flew back home from Newark. The Shawmont is a nice hotel, with a great location. It also has a nice porch, were you can sit in the shade and watch people passing by. We stayed in room #201 which has a beautiful view on the Atlantic. You also have access... More

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Address: 17 Ocean Ave, PO Box 27, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Shawmont Hotel Ocean Grove

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