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The Melrose

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34 Seaview Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bronx, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Randy the owner was very nice but the Bed and Breakfast was not good, The house was old and in need of repair. Our room was small and very cluttered. All of this I think we would have been ok with if the price was reasonable. Which I don't think it was. $450 for two nights to me was very... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My children and I love coming to The Melrose each summer. Its so warm and inviting and Randy is the best at making you feel at home! We enjoy breakfasts and our nightly cookies very much. I highly recommend The Melrose especially for people like me looking for a place at the shore that allows children but is still a... More 

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to make a second weekend trip to Ocean Grove this summer, we needed to find a room last minute and stumbled on "The Melrose". They had availability, so we took a chance. Turned out to be a great decision. The Melrose feels more like a traditional bed and breakfast: clean cozy rooms, great staff and... More 

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Scotch Plains, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a lovely weekend at the Melrose! I didn't reserve until last week, and wound up here because everywhere else I called was booked. But I really lucked out!!! The Melrose is perfect! The room was charming, Randy is perfect host, and the location could not be beat! A short walk to "downtown" Ocean Gove, with its... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Melrose is a wonderful place to relax. Randy, our gracious host, accommodated all of our needs, even gave us extra beach passes when we had guests visit! He is highly informed about the history of the town and will share all the tidbits and details as you enjoy you breakfast. Reasonably priced and dog friendly! Definitey check it out!

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

An amazing place to stay in Ocean Grove. Close to everything.....beach, shops, town, Asbury Park. Great breakfast in the morning, and great ocean views from their porches. My friend Sue and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend this bed and breakfast!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was very comfortable with AC, and the bathrooms have great showers. They have outdoor porches with views on the ocean. Everything is nearby in walking distance.....the beach, the town, shops, churches and even Asbury Park! I love coming here, hopefully it will be soon again.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Melrose is ideally situated about a block from the beach and easy walking distance to a lovely park in Ocean Grove, and also to Asbury Park. It's a cozy B&B with lots of antiques. The porches are a great place to hang out and unwind, meet other guests, and take in the relaxing atmosphere. Randy was a very gracious... More 

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Stockholm, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Wonderful place. Friendly, accommodating, perfect location for beach, restaurants, etc. Every night you get fresh made cookies at your door and each morning a home cooked meal for breakfast. Wonderful! We (Mom, Dad, me, my husband, two daughters) have been visiting The Melrose and Randy for over 15 years and now we have a husband, boyfriend and granddaughter to add... More 

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Lancaster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Friendly, and comfortable. My husband and I chose to the Melrose because of location, and it was dog friendly. Anyone who travels with a dog knows it is hard to find a nice place that allows dogs, most are off the beaten path or sterile. Not the Melrose! Innkeepers Randy and Dan are charming- their love of the community and... More 

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