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“Great stay in OCNJ” 4 of 5 stars
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Beach Club Hotel
1280 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226   |  
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Ranked #2 of 34 hotels in Ocean City
Germantown, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great stay in OCNJ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Just returned from 3 nights at the Beach Club Hotel, this was our second time to stay there. As is pointed out in nearly every review, this is a fantastic location if your destination is the boardwalk and the beach. It is at 13th street so it is kind of in the middle of the boardwalk, fun stuff, shops, and restaurants to the right or left of the hotel. Other hotels are a further walk from the boardwalk or beach. The outdoor pool is great, with plenty of room for lounging. The restaurant is one of the better on the boardwalk with outdoor as well as indoor seating. There are bicycle rental shops on either side (12th and 13th streets). The rooms are admittedly a bit dark and outdated, but ours was clean with no complaints. The parking is extremely tight but they were kind enough to allow us to leave our car for a bit after we checked out. Our only real complaint is that the bathroom is very small, and there is NO ventilation in the bathroom, after one shower the place is a sauna and you can't breathe in there. The laundry area was great for drying wet swim suits and towels etc. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for easy walking to the beach!

  • Stayed August 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My sisters, Mom and I have been going to this hotel for over 30 years. The location is fantastic--right on the Boardwalk and Beach! Excellent shops and restaurants surround the hotel. Bike and surray rentals right across the street. The rooms are really nice and very clean. The staff is wonderful. There is a pool and one of the nicest restaurants on the Boardwalk, including an outdoor eating area right on the Boardswalk and Beach. The single elevator is abysmal--there is barely enough room to fit the luggage cart. You are pretty much on your own getting your luggage to your room. There is a coin laundry for guests in the basement--very handy. I love this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

This is a great hotel. Right on the Boardwalk close to the beach it has a great location. The rooms are nice and the staff was wonderful. And the restaurant is lovely (great staff). Admittedly it is aged- the elevator is interesting. But that shouldn't be an impediment with the hotel being as good as it is. The one criticism I would give is the noticeable lack of circulation in the hallways. Yes, it's only the hallways, but there is an inside lounge area near the pool that's essentially unusable for being so uncomfortable. But a small quibble- you won't be disappointed with a stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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We are so pleased that you had a great time. Our highest priority is the satisfaction of our customers and their repeat business, year after year. Thank you!
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Seaford, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

If you are looking for a clean hotel you will find it at The Beach Club Hotel! My family and I enjoyed our stay tremendously. It is conveniently located on the boardwalk with easy access to the beach and many shops. You will love it too!

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The hotel is in a great location and the staff keeps it very clean. You can get to everything in less than 5 mins walking. I parked my car and never went back till we left. The restaurant is owned by a different group they were horrible. They charged me $5 to fill a wawa cup. I wouldn't give them a dime.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sewell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Stayed here a few times over the last several years, and most recently stayed in July 2012. The location is perfect, right on the boardwalk, only a couple blocks from the rides for the family. Kids loved it, saying it was soooo cool to be at the pool and lounging in the chairs and able to watch the people walk by on the boards. There's a restaurant attached to the hotel, food is good (recommend the burger), at little pricey but that's to be expected at the beach. Included with the hotel stay are the beach passes to be used for the days you're there, and it's literally steps away. Staff was very courteous, rooms were clean, and the beds very comfortable. Of course, we'll be back there again soon.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Browns Mills, New Jersey
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Stayed here on many occasion. Located right on board walk. Rooms are nice and clean hotel has a pool right on the board walk too. Biggest problem I never seem to have enough towels. Has a small restaurant below it. I have never tried it though I prefer to eat breakfast as Bobs, (Get a stick bun) and dinner on the boards.

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Beach Club Hotel

Address: 1280 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean City
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the boardwalk and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Beach Club has an ambiance unlike that of any other hotel in Ocean City. Here you'll be welcomed with warmth, taste and style in a spirit of uncomplicated hospitality. Enjoy our heated, oceanfront pool, spacious sundeck and beach view dining. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Beach Hotel Ocean City
Beach Ocean City
Beach Club Hotel Ocean City Nj

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