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The Islander Motel

Certificate of Excellence
1202 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
The Islander Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Islander Motel for a weekend recently and was pleasantly surprised at how clean it was and seemingly untouched by the hurricane Sandy a few years ago... The new management is lovely and very friendly with lots of information of where to go and what was open. It was the first weekend a lot of restaurants were opening... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Islander Motel in Ship Bottom again last weekend for a getaway and it was such a nice stay. The room was exceptionally clean and pleasant. I have the best sleep when I stay there because the bed is so comfortable. The weather was gorgeous and some of the restaurants just opened for the season. The owners of... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here last summer and had a great time. The property is clean and nicely appointed. The in-room kitchenette and outdoor patio really gives a feeling of a home away from home - it was perfect for our family and short stay. The location was great, close to the beach, places to eat and a nice central point to... More 

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Roxbury, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This motel is run by two of the nicest people I have ever encountered in business. The motel is clean, well located and in good repair. We were surprised by all of the amenities. Complimentary water, a keurig, a refrigerator, and a really comfortable bed. I have one negative comment. I think the bedding was washed in a detergent that... More 

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Harriman, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I would highly recommend the Islander! I stayed there back in June and proposed to my now fiancée two blocks away on the beach. My future wife and I are definitely going to return to the Islander next year, we wouldn't consider staying anywhere else on LBI. Joe was extremely informative on the different kinds of restaurants, bars and coffee... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

As so many folks have already noted here on tripadvisor.com, this is a very nice place, owned and operated by very nice people. It is the cleanest beach hotel we have ever visited. Joe and Anne are a pleasure to speak with and had plenty of valuable, local information to share. It is just a short walk to the beach,... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We returned to this motel after almost 40 years and we loved it! Newly renovated rooms, reasonable prices and desirable location near everything, I'd stay here again if returning to the shore. The owner was super nice and made certain we had everything we needed. Very pleasantly surprised, this motel was very literally spotless. Please bring your business to this... More 

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New Milford, NJ
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed in one of The Islander Motel's first floor standard 2 bed motel rooms for 2 nights. It was newly renovated and the decor was lovely...very pretty furniture, and really nice bathroom. It wasn't luxury, but what motel on LBI is...(this is why I only gave it 4 stars). The owner, Joe, was a very nice man and very accommodating.... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed at the Islander hotel again. Our second stay here and it was excellent! We stayed in a room on the second floor which had a full size refrigerator and a stove. The bed was extremely comfortable and big. It had a nice size bathroom with plenty of hot water. The room was very spacious and nicely decorated. We had... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My husband and I went on a three day trip and loved it!!! The place was extremely clean and nicely decorated! Joe actually upgraded our room because I had added an extra night. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in for a hotel. Joe is the nicest person, very helpful in recommending places to try, restaurants,... More 

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