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Desert Palm Inn

1505 N. Ocean Ave., Seaside Park, NJ 08752
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
DMS912 Sparta, New Jersey
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sparta, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm very disapointed in my last trip to the Desert Palm. I have been staying at the Desert Palm for years and have always been satisfied with my accommodations. My last visit concluded with my son leaving my I pad on the bed upon check out. I was still at the shore in the evening and decided to take a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just arrived home from a 3 night stay at the Desert Palm Inn and I have to say that overall, our visit there was very pleasant and the property is better than the average Jersey Shore motel. That being stated, there is room for improvement. I would probably rate the motel 3 and a half stars if that were... More

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plusses friendly staff, great view, family oriented, right on the boardwalk/beach. Clean room Negatives children everywhere loud all night, some bowling above us until 1am. Small, SMALL rooms, small shower. Small Uncomfortable beds not romantic in any way. Balconies are shared with running screaming kids. Cheapest toilet paper on planet bring soap none provided

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Nyack
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the location is good, that's about all that's good. Toilet won't stop running, the sink is clogged, shower curtain is filthy, and the beds suck. There aren't even blankets, just the sheet and the bedspread. We had to insist for our room to be cleaned our first day and they only gave us towels when we asked. The second... More

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dspinseaside1, General Manager at Desert Palm Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from another great stay at the Desert Palm inn. Stayed from august 5th thru the 8th. I have been coming here for the past 6 years and out of all the motels in seaside heights and seaside park that I have stayed at, this one is at the top of my list for the price, location and... More

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dspinseaside1, General Manager at Desert Palm Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

Morristown
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1- shower was gross!!! 2- beds are hard as a rock 3- too expensive for how crappy 4- management was not helpful at all!! No towels, no cleaning services. Cleaning guy walked into our room and said oh sorry and walked out, with out mentioning he was house keeping! It was creepy!

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dspinseaside1, General Manager at Desert Palm Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir,Madam, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

Piffard
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being across from the beach was very nice but the rooms are SMALL & the bathroom is very tiny as well. No dresser, table, chair or closet in the room. Seemed clean at first look but after a few minutes realized not very clean. Housekeeping brought fresh towels each day but never cleaned the room. The tv reception was awful.... More

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dspinseaside1, General Manager at Desert Palm Inn, responded to this review

Dear sir,Madam, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

Riverdale, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights and they only cleaned the room once and this was AFTER several requests to the front desk. Thier ridiculous response was they had a lot of people. Had to get my clean towels, garbage bags, toilet paper and the broom to sweep the room myself from the front desk EVERYDAY. The balcony was disgusting. There were food... More

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Rutherford, New Jersey
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms small, floors covered with silt of sand despite maid service, cable TV gets maybe ten or twelve stations, two of them HBO. Toilet mechanism kept going on blink. Showers functional but very cramped. But the real kicker is a bunch of rowdy, drunken revelers, many of whom gather outside the rental office at a table all day and well... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location. Directly across the street from Beach. Within walking distance to beach and boardwalk. But far enough away from noise. Pool was decent size and heated. Room was dated but clean. Disappointed that room was not what was quoted on the phone. Paid extra for deluxe room with 2 queen beds and private deck. Room had 2 double beds... More

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Address: 1505 N. Ocean Ave., Seaside Park, NJ 08752
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Park
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool
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