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Island Beach Motor Lodge

24th and Central Avenue, Seaside Park, NJ 08752
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Madrid, New Mexico
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motor inn sits right on the beach and next to Island Beach State. Old family run resort with small pool and gourmet restaurant.Two room suites with kitchenette and deck comfortably sleeps 4. Reasonable rates.Extremely friendly atmosphere.Ideal for families with young children. Seaside Park has a new boardwalk with rides,and games and all the delicious food that you probably should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel but needs a few updates. The bed and tv need major updates. What I didn't understand at all was the beach tags, not once did one person ask us for them. But you do get your money back once you check out. But the staff is great and the location is perfect.

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Mackinaw City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoy staying at this motel. The rooms are always clean. The staff members are always very nice and helpful. nice swimming pool, the water was perfect temperature. It's one of our favorite motels in the Jersey Shore. You are right on the beach, a nice private beach with the state park right next to it, it's... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was a great find! the PRO'S: :Clean rooms that did not smell of harsh chemicals or musty. The beach is only footsteps away. The restaurant has great food, a bit pricey but you should expect that when you are in a tourist location. CON'S the pillows are very flat, no stuffing in them and only 1 per person (so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a great find! Clean & well maintained. Awesome pool & private beach is just steps away. Restaurant was a winner too. Strictly no frills but beds were comfy & air conditioner worked great. Only wish there was wifi in the rooms. It is in the pool area & upper deck. We will b returning!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a nice hotel with clean, spacious efficiency apartments and overall a good value. It's footsteps away from the beach and a short walk to island beach state park (fishing, kayaking, biking, hiking) and a variety of restaurants and delis. It has a vintage feel, and partial upgrades, but is in need of a facelift. I'd love to see... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I know with the shore, you pay for the location, and I wasn't expecting 5 stars. I booked a penthouse suite for a Sunday night. The pluses - closest entrance to Island Beach State Park in the area. Very quick response to my initial email, and very nice on the phone. And now the problems - it's an older motel.... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Probably won't stay here again pull out couch was very uncoftable only slept a few hours kept waking up with back pain . Staff was rude to a few people that I saw . No towels in the room when we called down they told us were to get them behind the pool area. When they came to clean the... More 

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Pawling, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Made a reservation paid for a room, went to check in room had been given to someone else. Next trip, I get a phone call after check out because I left 3 dishes in the sink and did not leave a tip for the maids I was only there 1 night. I thought leaving a tip was up to me.I... More 

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Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed here for the first time. The place is older but well maintained and very clean. Staff is very accommodating. Beautiful private beach and nice pool. Great time at the tiki bar, staff there was awesome and so was the entertainment Uke & Drum. The restaurant is a must, food is over the top and so is the view.... More 

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