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Walden on the Pond

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412 Ocean Road, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to stay at the Jersey Shore. Let me start by telling you that Spring Lake has clean, pristine beaches, beautiful homes, and a quaint downtown with shops & restaurants. This particular part of the shore attracts families and elderly more so than your typical Jersey Shore crowd (mid 20's/early 30's). We love staying at this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is a lovely inn in close proximity of the train, beach, and Spring Lake restaurants. The people that work there are very nice and helpful. We enjoyed breakfast on the porch. I recommend this place!

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn's "small cottage" during memorial weekend (2015). Firstly thanks for the hospitality Ronna...and allowing our two small pups! We found the small cottage convenient especially the private entrance (which is accessed directly from the front porch - this allowed us to come and go without tromping through the main house). The pond behind the property was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I took my mother to the Walden on the Pond for her birthday. Spring Lake's B & B's are the last bastion of Victorian decor. The breakfast room and porch are decorated with wicker Victorian chairs, floral prints, flowers, and other frilly items. The room we stayed in (#6) was small. The bathroom, also small, could use towel racks. There... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have been coming to the Walden every summer for 3 years and counting!  It is always clean and friendly! Wonderful staff and owner. The rooms are charming and comfortable. This cozy Inn always makes us feel welcome . Thank you Walden ! See you soon!

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I visited Walden on the Pond in Spring Lake, NJ with my daughter in June. I was really taken back by the outstanding service at breakfast & throughout our stay. When I left I insisted on giving the staff a tip, but they graciously refused. It was wonderful sitting on the porch in the evening having the ocean breezes. In... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

There is nothing exceptional about this place - nothing good and nothing bad. My wife and I stayed there on a trip to see family. First of all making a reservation was a bit of a challenge with lots of phone calls and e-mails back and forth until we were sure we had a room the week before. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here on Memorial Weekend for my birthday for a mini Spring Lake area beach trip and had a great stay. Ronna was a pleasure to speak with on the phone when we were making our reservations. When we arrived we greeted by the hospitable, Ben and were pleasantly surprised to have been upgraded to a... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I stayed here with a friend for 2 nights last week during a mini beach vacation to Spring Lake. I enjoyed it so much that I've already booked a room for my next trip in a couple of weeks. The owner is very accommodating and the grounds are beautiful. There is a very spacious back yard area overlooking the pond,... More 

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Mendham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at the Walden on the Pond when we decided to take a spontaneous weekend trip. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by the picturesque grounds overlooking the pond and the quaint, Victorian porch done in white wicker and beautiful hanging flowering plants. Eating breakfast on the porch was serene and relaxing, but... More 

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