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The Sea Spray Inn

Travelers' Choice award winner
19 Broadway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Clifton, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed overnight in the Cabana Room on Wednesday. This is my 6th visit to the Sea Spray Inn and again I was very happy with my time there. My room was comfortable, breakfast on Thursday morning was delicious as usual, my relaxing morning on the front porch reading and looking at the ocean was just what I needed to... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed at the Sea Spray Inn overnight to celebrate our anniversary. Mary Ellen, Eric and Katie were wonderful hosts. We stayed in the Love Letter room which was beautiful, comfortable and clean- as was the entire inn. Mary Ellen's breakfast was delicious. My husband ate everything, and he tends to be picky. I especially loved... More 

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Milford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my mom for an overnight stay at the SeaSpray Inn and as soon as we got there, we felt right at home. The comfortable surroundings, relaxing environment, attention to detail, and caring, hospitable innkeepers made our stay so nice. We also have to mention the breakfast. Delicious! The egg souffle was scrumptious and the coconut banana bread was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mary Ellen and Eric remain the quintessential B n' B hosts. I feel more comfortable staying with them in their immaculate and welcoming inn than I do anywhere. Breakfasts are amazing. Rooms are beautifully appointed, quite and comfortable. We hate to leave.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OK, so trip advisor works ... the reviews for this inn are fantastic because it is. As well as being a lovely house in a lovely (if slightly odd) place Mary-Ellen and Eric put in so many thoughtful touches to make your stay enjoyable. These include the beach bags, the complimentary drinks, the chocolate brownies, the delicious breakfasts, the wifi... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed in the sea spray room on the second floor. The inn is very nice and cozy, but in a bright and light way, not a stuffy dark way. The room was great and enough room for both of us to not feel tight. The whole inn seems redone, so everything felt well cared for and... More 

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sea Spray this past weekend and had a wonderful time. Mary Ellen, Eric and Katie could not have been more accommodating. Our room was extremely clean and comfortable, as was the the entire inn. Our breakfast was great, and Mary Ellen made me the best gluten free pancakes I've ever had. They also have their own... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sea Spray Inn is owned by a beautiful couple who are passionate about building the best bed and breakfast in ocean grove. They are more then welcoming creating a family environment, and everything is thought through from beach bags through lists of possible dinner destinations. We love the Love Letters room, and have been coming for several years. We... More 

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd summer at the Sea Spray Inn in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Mary Ellen and Eric Tellefson, innkeepers at the Sea Spray, have created a home-away-from-home atmosphere and their hospitality and amenities and superb! Mary Ellen is a master baker and her breakfasts are unique and delicious! She is always interested in hearing how her guests have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband grew up just up the street from here in the 1960's but had never spent a night in the Grove since the early '70's. What delight to find this gem. Mary Ellen and Eric (with Katie's assistance) provide great hospitality and lodgings. Highly recommend.

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