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“Nice place...Friendly staff :-)” 3 of 5 stars
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9601 Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008   |  
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Ranked #10 of 11 hotels in Beach Haven
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
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“Nice place...Friendly staff :-)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My daughter and I spent two nights July 2012. It was a last minute weekend trip to visit with family friends. The Inn was the ONLY place on LBI that did not have a minimum stay for weekends and an outrageous cost. It is your basic average hotel and is priced accordingly. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was dated but CLEAN and comfortable. Unlike some of the other reviews I've read, we had no issues with odors. Newer AC unit worked great. Small fridge but worked great!

The bathroom appeared to be updated with a nice vanity top, toilet and tub/shower. It was well-lit with a nice window for natural light! Clean towels, clean sheets. I actually observed the house-keepers changing the sheets in rooms where the guests had checked out!

My only issue was no microwave to reheat leftovers.

I would recommend the Long Beach Inn to anyone who doesn't care about fancy extras and the cost associated with them that when, in a place like LBI with so much to do, you're only in your room to sleep and shower.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

Let me start by saying family run since 1972. Lets jist say thats when the last renovation took place. Opened the door to a moldy misty smelly room. Carpet staine beyond belief which is 70's tye
Dye, moldy shower head, stained shower, no ventilation in bathroom, hot water heater the room, dusty as hell, 70's green vinyl chairs, no table, small
Refriderator on the floor, smelly blankets, NO MATTRESS OR PILLOW COVERS! Gross! No microwave, blowdryer or anything! No online pics. Only posiive is the owner was very pleasant and nice. Not a fan of petfriendly places with dogs everywhere. Would never stay again. No wonder its bragged about reasonable rates. Maybe some rooms are better than others but i wanted to sleep in the car to be honest. Went and bout clorox
Wipes and febrezed the entire room. They should really comsider updating at least with basic ameneties and carpet along with investing in mattress cover
And furniture. Nasty...... Dont stay here! Sorry Lbi inn but u lack alot and it had the feeling of a pay by the hour feel. Sad for LBI. U expect at least a clean environment and healthy. Yuck

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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North Wales, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

I went here with my girlfriend recently and we had a great time. However we only spent time in the room sleeping. So if your planning on staying in the room for anything else but sleeping and showering than you probably would wanna stay somewhere else.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

We stayed at this Inn because we had friends staying here the same week, the rooms were clean and the staff were very pleasant, we asked for more pillows and had them right away. The location you cant beat with ACME across the street and just a block to the beach. TV with cable kids channel comes in handy and the efficiency unit was great. New AC units that run well too. Would stay again for sure.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010 via mobile

What a dump! Filthy, wood panneling walls, bed bugs. I could go on and on. Plus all the seedy people staying there partying till all hours of the night. Unsafe for a family. I went out to my car, locked the doors and slept there. Never again!

  • Stayed September 2010
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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NJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

This hotel was absolutely horrible. The staff was very unattentive and rude. Not only were the rooms in bad condition but they were dirty as well. The rate is relatively cheap for the island, but you get what you pay for. I would never stay here again, it's worth it to pay a little money extra and stay somewhere nicer.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2009

after reading the reviews, i believe the two that gave it "poor" reviews were unfair. the hotel is old and could use some renovating, but when you're in a place like LBI you hardly spend enough time in your room for it to significantly effect your trip, unless it's crawling with bugs or is disgustingly filthy, which is not true for this hotel. the rooms are clean, i did not think the bed was uncomfortable, there was no funky odor in my room, and it was a great location (across the street from the supermarket and 2 blocks from the beach). the one complaint i had had nothing to do with the hotel itself, so i won't even mention it. the manager was very friendly, the beach passes are free, and, like i said, the rooms are definitely livable. great for a weekend, i wouldnt have minded it for a whole week either.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Long Beach Inn

Address: 9601 Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Beach Island > Beach Haven
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Beach Haven
Also Known As:
Long Beach Hotel
Long Beach Inn Long Beach Island, NJ - Beach Haven

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