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Driftwood Motel

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1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I love the beach and the boardwalk isn't too close and it isn't too far. It Is very homey and welcoming. The street is busy but you are always in the back were the beach is not by the front the front is where the cars park anyway. On a beach.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

You can't ask for a better location - The Driftwood is a dream! The customer service is outstanding, the staff is extremely friendly and you can't beat the price for oceanfront. The snack bar is the cherry on the cake!

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Understanding that this is a basic motel, my expectations were moderate. The private beach, pool and patio area were very comfortable. The rooms were in desperate need of major cleaning. Beds are less than adequate; showers were either freezing cold or scalding hot; many of the A/C units need to updated & filters needed cleaning; exterior needed extensive spider extermination,... More 

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West Milford, New Jersey
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

This place has a beautiful private beach, pool and patio area. The rooms leave a lot to be desired. The first room we got had a small kitchen full of mismatched cabinets and appliances. When we walked into the sleeping area I felt like I was at the local Salvation Army. Not a good feeling. After going to the beach... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The Driftwood was the perfect place for our 85-person family reunion. They let us have a big party on the patio at night and were extremely helpful and accommodating the entire stay. Thank you Driftwood!

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The staff and amenities at the Driftwood Motel were perfect for our family reunion. We were there in early September when the prices are less than in the height of summer and we rented out most of the rooms. The rooms are not modern but they are clean, and several rooms had refrigerators and stoves. Betty Ann and the owners... More 

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Fredonia, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Had a great stay at the Driftwood Motel. Found the room clean and loved the new carpeting! Directly on the ocean which is very convenient. Close enough to the boardwalk to walk over and enjoy the day on rides. The staff was great including the kid who cleans the pool and keeps up with the grounds. The owners Paul and... More 

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Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. Always happy when our guests are happy More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband, three year old and I just got back from two days at the driftwood. Aspects of our trip were amazing, others less nice. The location, view, private beach, pool, snack bar and efficiency room lay out were AMAZING for traveling with a small child. The room was somewhat worn, but that was unimportant. The bummer was about 1/3... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Family Vacation, with wife and two adult kids. Arrived to a horrible parking lot, as others stated. Just left the car there so I didn't have to navigate through the tight spots.(Walked a mile and 1/2 to a restaurant) I checked in with Paul. I had paid for one night already, got the bill for the 2nd night $382. WHAT!.... More 

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Canton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

My sister and I stayed there last week. Kim checked us in...what a sweetie. We could see the beach from our room. And just a few steps down to a nice patio with lots of seating and a little cafe with breakfast and lunch available. Introduced ourselves to Betty. She is a gem. She keeps everything under control. Parking is... More 

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