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34 Seaview Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ
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The Melrose
Ranked #5 of 21 Ocean Grove B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully decorated inn a few blocks from the ocean. Hospitality is outstanding and I always feel welcome. This is my 3rd visit to the area...once in the winter and twice over the summer. I am really enjoying getting to know the area and Randy is a great source of information. He makes himself available to sit and chat and get... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the lovely Melrose for long summer weekends every year since 2000, and look forward to returning. Randy Bishop is warm, humorous and very knowledgeable about historic Ocean Grove and its more festive neighbor Asbury Park. The only thing I would change is to bring back an alarm clock in every room.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been having family reunions here twice a year for ten years. It was a huge upgrade from the place we had been staying previously in Ocean Grove (which closed). The Melrose is now our home-away-from-home in Ocean Grove and Randy, the proprietor, is like a favorite uncle. He is warm, always helpful, and an amazing cook! He makes... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I will be going back to Ocean Grove not just for the beautiful town and beach, but also for Melrose Inn. Randy is the perfect host. Such a beautiful inn. Wouldn't want to stay anywhere but here. Thank you

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is about the 7th or 8th year (maybe more but I loose trace of time) we have been coming to the Melrose for Choir Festival Weekend. The standing joke is Randy will keep us if we behave. We have had a few sad experiences with other B&B's at Ocean Grove -- from having our reservations lost so the owner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Melrose B & B is ideally situated steps from the beach in Ocean Grove, close to the boardwalk in Asbury Park and a few blocks from the chic new restaurants downtown. This was a last minute reservation and Randy and Dan went all out to welcome us, fresh-baked cookies included. The room was decorated in tastefully appointed antiques, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to the Melrose every June for 14 years. In that time we have seen Asbury Park change from an eyesore to a destination. Ocean Grove, on the other hand, has stayed pretty much the same: a quiet town that you can relax in, go to the beach or check out the yard sales. On several occasions we've... More

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Bronx, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed a last minute place to stay with my husband, 3 year old daughter and dog, Randy was very accommodating. Where as most places in Ocean Grove either absolutely do not accept pets or young children. Right from the start meeting Randy was like meeting an old friend I hadn't seen for a long time even though we've never... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Melrose on my first impromptu visit to Asbury Park a few years ago and always looked forward to returning. Stayed there again this past July 4th weekend and can’t wait to visit again. First, the location is perfect. Practically the last block in Ocean Grove making the walk to the Asbury boardwalk and beaches a breeze; the... More

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New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the Melrose numerous times over the past few years, and always enjoy it thoroughly. It's a charming and comfortable property, and Randy and Dan do everything possible to make our stay pleasant and memorable. The rooms are decorated by theme, with antiques and hand-chosen objects. (We're partial to the French Empire room.) The beach is an easy... 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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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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