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Shawmont Hotel

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17 Ocean Ave, PO Box 27, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Shawmont Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Weehawken, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Shawmont for a getaway weekend twice and enjoyed both visits very much. The staff is very accommodating and the atmosphere very relaxed. One of our rooms was on the north side of the Inn and had a balcony with an ocean view while the other was a larger inside room with no view. Both rooms were spotless... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large 1871 beachfront Colonial split up into various sized rooms. I stayed one night while at the Music and Film Fest. It was a small room with a king sized bed, tv and a chair. This is all i needed and the price was right, $89 for the night. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I've stayed at the Shawmont a number of times. Fairly simple rooms, good value. The continental breakfast is pretty good. My favorite thing is their lovely porch which faces the ocean. The staff are very helpful.

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Liverpool
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Myself and my husband spent 3 nights at the Shawmont Hotel in September. The location is brilliant, we had a room on the 1st floor, with a balcony and side view of the ocean. It was great to sit on the balcony of a morning watching the sunrise and in the evening have a few drinks out there, listening to... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Shawmont is a very basic hotel that is clean, comfortable, and basically right on the beach. We stayed here for one night during a NJ beach getaway. It felt like a hybrid hotel/B&B. Our room was small, but it was sufficient for the night. The bathroom in our room was almost as big as the room itself! I loved... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a lovely place with friendly and accommodating staff and an absolute perfect location. We found the premium room to be clean, comfortable and although not grand - plenty enough space for the two of us. Our boys shared a room with twin beds that was perfectly sized with an ocean view! Both rooms were decorated nicely, had everything... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Several family extended members booked several rooms for a last minute get away. Several generations. Location convenient and lovely. It accommodated every age. It was comfortable, clean, (-a bit more attention to bathroom floors and corners is suggested but overall clean). Beds were comfortable. Staff was helpful and friendly. We have stayed in MANY inns in Ocean and this is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Home away from home, although we would love to live there someday. Amazingly comfortable hotel, warm friendly staff, clean beyond expectations. No fancy rooms, if that's what you're looking for. Outstanding view from open front porch & ocean-view rooms. Book early!!

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been visiting Ocean Grove over twenty years. I love the quaint shops, cafes, quiet location, proximity to busier restaurants in surrounding towns (that you can walk to), boardwalk, beach playground, small water park, mini golf and family friendly atmosphere. It's also within driving distance of the restaurants, amusements parks and clubs of other neighboring towns, but far enough... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We (Mom and I) have regularly visited the Shawmont for years--and she's been going there regularly since the early 1970s. It's quiet, homey, and comfortable. Over time, it's been updated. Now it is completely air conditioned, and this year they boosted the wi-fi signal so that every room can get online. Not sure if this is a good thing or... More 

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