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34 Seaview Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ
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Ranked #5 of 21 Ocean Grove B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My friends and I stayed at this B&B at the beginning of December. When we arrived we found the place beautifully decorated with traditional Christmas Ornaments. The place is very close to the beach, and Randy, the host, was very kind and helpful all the time. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the breakfast was delicious, and we had no... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have stayed at the Melrose about 12 times over the last nine years. Randy, the host, feels like family by now. We have learned so much about the area from him. We love the small size of the Melrose and the location, with views of Wesley Lake and easy access to the quiet end of the beach. Most visits... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

The Melrose is nestled on a beautiful block between a lake and the ocean. The Proprpietors Randy and Dan are welcoming. Randy is always quick with a smile or a joke for guest. The establishment is a safe space for patrons for all walks of life, and ever your four legged friends. There are delicious cookies at the end of... More 

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Atlanta, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I recently spent a weekend at The Melrose. I and the group I was with (we had The Melrose to ourselves) were unanimous in our 2 thumbs up! The rooms were well appointed, clean and unique. Our host (Randy) was very friendly and quite willing to share his extensive knowledge of the area - especially its people and its politics.... More 

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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I've recently returned home from my fourth stay at The Melrose in Ocean Grove, NJ. I feel blessed to have found Randy, Dan and the Inn as I always feel so welcome there and so relaxed when I must leave. I hope to be a guest there for many years to come and recommend The Melrose to all.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Four of us, friends for thirty years, spend a couple of days together every year in Ocean Grove. Once we found the Melrose, we've never stayed anywhere else. Dan and Randy have an incredible gift of hospitality - we are welcomed, literally, with open arms. No need to pack towels for the beach - the Melrose provides them. Freshly baked... More 

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new york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I have been staying at the Melrose for about 15 years. We always look forward to spending the weekend at the Melrose and also spending time with Randy, who is very gracious and knowledgeable. The inn is charming, in an excellent location --about one and a half blocks from the ocean, and a very short walk to... More 

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Bronx, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having never visited Ocean Grove/Asbury Park before, I was was made to feel completely at home by our gracious, jovial and knowledgable innkeeper, Randy. He makes a great breakfast and great conversation. The authentic Victorian house is charmingly and thoughtfully filled with antiques. For instance, Randy and his partner, Dan curated all sheep-themed antiques in our room. We never had... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Already planning to return within the next few months to Melrose. Enjoyed the personal touch, warmth and coziness of a home that speaks to you. One could not ask for a better host, guests treated like friends. Happy to have found, truly my serenity spot at Ocean Grove. Jo-Ann S

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a wonderful weekend I spent at the Melrose. Randy and Dan are the most accommodating hosts and make the best breakfast's I have ever had at a B&B. What a delight to see Ocean Grove again after all these years and the Melrose is a gem and is furnished impecably. Cookies delivered to the door at night were an... More 

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Address: 34 Seaview Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
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Number of rooms: 10

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