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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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Bronx, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Haymarket, Virginia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very Clean Rooms and Close Walk to The Beach!! The owners are wonderful!! The Islander Motel is extremely family friendly and very economical for this beautiful and convenient location!!! Well done....we will be back!!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Rooms are very clean, large kitchen area with a full size refrigerator. Nice outside area to grill or just use table and chairs for take out. Owner is so friendly and helpful, makes you feel like family. Great location, quieter than being on the Boulevard. Easy walk to the beach.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The owner Joe was fantastic! He may just be the nicest caring motel owner ive ever came across! He runs a very clean and well run motel! Rooms are spotless with comfy beds and great room with 2 living room chairs a big kitchen table and clean kitchen with deep sink and full size fridge. Nice updated furniture as well!... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

60's style motel but restored to perfection. I've stayed her many years ago but the new owner Joe has completely redone the place. The rooms are beautiful and excellently maintained. The cleaning staff is unbelievable. I always stay at nice hotels, a real germaphobe, this is the best I've seen. Seriously this place is fabulous. Now it's 60's style so... More 

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Long Island, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My girlfriend and I are very discerning travelers that rely on tripadvisor for accurate reviews of lodging. It is highly rated for good reason. The Islander is terrific! Everything has been renovated since hurricane Sandy and it shows. We had a beautiful first floor room with a full size fridge, burners, and microwave. Everything seemed brand new. The bathroom was... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here in June 2014 and if we come back to LBI, we will stay here again. When we first arrived the guy in the office was so nice. It seemed like he might have been the owner but we didn't ask. Our room was nicely appointed with all new furniture was was very clean. The room also has... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

So, this Hilton Diamond member with an extensive travel history barked at my daughter for suggesting I join her on the Jersey Shore & stay at a MOTEL! I said are you crazy- find me the nearest 5 star/ she then responded Mom this is a 5 star in the eyes of everyone who comes here. 2 Blocks to beach... More 

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Sussex, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at The Islander for 3 days and it was a wonderful experience. The owners are very friendly and accomodating. It's on a quiet street yet very close to everything you would want or need. The beach is only a short walking distance. The room was much bigger than we expected. Everything was new. The room had a small... More 

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Additional Information about The Islander Motel

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): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Islander Motel Long Beach Island, NJ - Ship Bottom

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