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Sand & Surf Motel

1201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
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Ranked #14 of 42 Hotels in Seaside Heights
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay, thanks so much! Management was great (thanks for the tip on the Crab Claws restaurant) , the rooms were clean (easily accommodated 2 adults and 2 teenagers). Hopefully we'll be back next year (all the way from Virginia).

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Pine Valley, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location just off the boardwalk and overlooking the beach. The owners are vigilant about keeping people who are not guests at the motel out. This is understandable with so many people up and down the boardwalk all the time. This is more of a "self serve" motel, you need to turn in your towels... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My in laws got a room for four days, and invited us to visit. We brought our two year old and 8 month old as well. When we arrived, it was to the manager yelling at my father in law, because my brother in law walked into their room to get his keys. Even after my father in law told... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights during the week. Room was clean, bathroom was good, Owners here work the front desk, and they were quite nice. This motel has several policies in place that I'm sure are a result of having unruly guests, such as an extra deposit in case of damage to the room. Understandable - it is the... More 

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Atglen PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights while attending the Gentlemen of the Road beach concert. Covers a short beach block with direct boardwalk access. Parking is a 5 minute walk away-no problem at all. On-site management was very uptight, probably due to the concert. We are a couple in their 50's and found it onerous that they were worried about us selling... More 

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Linden, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I spent my vacation at the shore. I had a nice room with a microwave and a refrigerator. Sine the motel is on the ocean, it was a short walk to the beach. The rooms were clean and cozy. The staff was very helpful and extremely nice. I definitely will come to this hotel for my vacation.

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Bear Creek, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I stay here every year with our two children. The hotel is nice an clean. Owners are very personable and they have great security. We have stayed other places and I would say this is the best motel if you want to be right on the boardwalk/beach. Very reasonably priced, too!

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New Windsor, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed at the sand & surf in sept of 2013 . The room was nice and clean ,the owner and staff was nice, the security guard was a nice guy , even though its a very safe place they do have security cameras all over , i had a great vacation here and would have to say if you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

No disappointment here! Room was small but clean and the rooftop deck is a great place to hang out. Being just steps from the boardwalk is awesome! The owner Kimo was very attentive. Will be going back here in the next few weeks!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I just stayed there for 3 days with 10 people 4 adults and 6 children . It was horrible.the toilet didn't work .we had to keep asking to use the one downstairs because they couldn't fix it. Only gave us 7!towels at a time with. 2 beach passes. . Me and ken talked about how bad business had been and... More 

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slimjim62, Owner at Sand & Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The reservation that you made by phone was for 4 Adults and 2 Children. Upon arrival, you brought an additional 4 persons. I asked if I could provide you another room for your additional guests but you declined stating that it would cost too much. The cost of the room was $822 + 12% state... More 

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