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1202 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
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The Islander Motel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Ship Bottom
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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West Chester, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Many years ago this was the place to hang out regardless if we stayed overnight or not, later on my family and I moved too far so I never got the chance to return to this hotel. This summer we came back and what incredible surprise was to completely renovated/updated and it is super clean. Our room was simply fantastic... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a long weekend and we loved it. Joe & Anne are very nice and extremely helpful. . . they know who, what, and where so if you stay here ask them what to do and where to eat. We will visit again. The room we stayed in was spacious, clean and comfortable. The fridge,... More

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Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Even though we had no chance to stay overnight, because there were no rooms left, Joe gave us good advice where to go and saved us from a long ride back to NYC! Thanks Joe, we made it and we´ll be back for a stay and not just pass by :)! Have a great summer! Berit from Frankfurt/Germany

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Bronx, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is our second stay at Islander and my second review. We stayed here 3 years ago and loved it but now I cannot find the right words to describe what Joe did with the place. Completely renovated, everything is new, beautiful and spotless. The beds are very comfy, they have a big flat Tv, a nice size fridge and... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Darker curtains!!! The lights outside the room were so bright, hard to fall asleep. Other then that... GREAT PRICE, GREAT LOCATION AND WONDERFUL OWNERS!! I found a review of the hotel on google and I called and they were just as lovely as they said. We called to stay again but they were full and no wonder, they are so... More

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Address: 1202 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Beach Island > Ship Bottom
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Islander Motel Long Beach Island, NJ - Ship Bottom

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