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The Islander Motel

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1202 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice . Owner great. Had a very nice time and very close to everything in the area also parking was easy and shopping was very easy . Cannot say enough about how good of a time we had that week end and this motel was one of the main reasons.

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location. It may not look like much but it's clean, updated rooms. Great balcony for entertaining and unwinding. The owners are friendly, treat you like family. Thanks for making my LBI trip enjoyable.

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Pottsville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peace, quiet, laid back, Very close to the beach. Owners are on site....lovely people. This was our second trip and we;re planning for next year. The perfect place for a get away. I told Joe (the owner) I want to live there!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Islander Motel was the perfect spot, very clean, spacious room and close to the beach. The motel is one block from the beach. There are terrific restaurants in walking distance and are BYOB. The best of all was dealing with Joe (owner/manager) and his staff. They are the best! They were courteous and helpful in more ways than one.... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to take a last minute trip to LBI for four days. We booked the Islander based on reviews and we are SO GLAD that we did! First of all, right from our first dealings with the owner when we booked, we had a great feeling. He was personable and helpful from the start. We got to LBI early... More 

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Monmouth county
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed overnight for my birthday. It is the nicest motel very clean and the owners Joe and Ann literally treat you like family! Customer Service is thier top priority I plan on going back.

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Mahopac, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at this great little motel. The owner Joe is a character and can't do enough to make sure that you are happy with your stay. The bed was comfortable and the rooms were very clean. Bathroom was a nice size with a tub/shower. There is no pool but the beach is less than a block away... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just looking for a last-minute room for a Friday night on LBI and amazingly, a room opened up at this motel. What a find! The rooms are huge, the beds comfortable, the AC works great, the owners were extremely helpful, and the location is ideal. Although rooms aren't cheap on LBI during the high season, this is a... More 

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Twp of Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just came back from spending a couple of days in Ship Bottom, NJ, at the Islander Motel. Joe the owner is absolutely great. Welcoming, friendly, knowledgeable host. The motel is in a great location, close to the beach and walking distance to some stores, restaurants and shops. The room was super clean, inviting, and comfortable. Rates were reasonable. Really enjoyed... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The owners are so helpful and provided beach passes. The rooms were clean and had everything we needed. The location was ideal. There is a bike rack right out front. We rode our bikes everywhere we went. Just know if you're heading north there is a bike path under he bridge on the bay side and 3 blocks from the... More 

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