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“Party Hotel” 2 of 5 stars
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Glendale Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   26 Lincoln Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751   |  
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Ranked #25 of 42 Hotels in Seaside Heights
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Party Hotel”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

The title says it all. The bathroom smelled like weed and there were empty bottles still under the bed. The cops were there all night; a few people got arrested. If you're looking for a place to party and get no sleep, then come here and pay almost $400 a night.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Albany, New York
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

Where do we begin. We will paint a very detailed picture for you, but before we want to stress how amazing the front desk employee was.
1.) We should have been tipped off by the smell of the key...was it just dipped in a toilet?
2.) Why did we have a rusty desk...we recommend a tetanus shot before entering...
**3.) And here is the kicker...my dog wouldn't even jump on the bed or couch, which in itself should say enough.
4.) It smelt like a port-a-potty, in fact, we felt as though we were in a port-a-potty
5.) No ceiling tiles in the bathroom...
6.) Roach motel is more like it
7.) We literally stood in the middle of the room looking around in shock and that was it...our stay lasted 5 minutes...
8.) We wouldn't even bring a grenade back to this joint
9.) NOT SMOOSHED APPROVED, unless you are looking to get an STD from the sheets, toilets, etc.

DO NOT GO...NO MATTER WHAT!

Room Tip: azteck motel is smooshed approved
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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

I was EXTREAMLY disappointed in this hotel, the location and price were good...however, it was FILLED TO THE BRIM with underaged teenagers who happened to be intoxicated their whole stay. I was afraid to let my children out of the room without my sight and they're ages 12 and 14,they should be allower out. The teens were running around and shouting like wild animals at all hours of the night, I heard loud music and screaming and stomping and i couldnt get sleep. I even think the police force were called because of them! but of course they got away with nothing. Word of advice, you get what you pay for! You're much better off paying alot of money for a good place, unless your a teen looking to get drunk, DONT GO TO THE GLENDALE!!!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Bangor, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2010

we have been going there for the past eight years in a row. For the past seven years the hotel has been somewhat ok. It was a little noisy at times but then it would be ok at certain times at midnight or earlier. You would be able to handle the noise untill midnight or later. However now that there is absolutely no security and the management is as bad as there rooms i would rather stay at the most expensive hotel or motel in the area even the ones where you have to drive in order to go on the boardwalk. They don't care about a single thing there they only care about the money that they get from your pockets. The reason why i am writing this is do to three different reasons. The first reason is because when we got there they didn't have the room that we reserved over a month ago. The second reason is because we found the maids three young underage kids in a room that they told us to use and the kids were unsupervised. The third and final reason is because around us we had three different rooms that were filled with out of control and disrespectful young men and women who were screaming, yelling, rowdy, going to the bathroom in plain sight, and very disrespectful towards the other tenants and ourselves no matter how nicely we would ask them to please quite down a little bit. We got alot of disrespect from them. We then went to ask the management in the morning why there isn't any kind of security. Then they said that they heard exactly what we heard and they pretty much said that it was our own problem and that if we wanted something to be done for it we have to do it ourselves or call the police ourselves. SO THEREFORE ALL FAMIILIES BE PREPARED TO GET NO SLEEP AT THIS MOTEL BECAUSE OF NO SECURITY AND CARELESSNESS.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

My stay was nice. The employees where nice and the room was clean. Im a very picky person so we asked to see the room first. I checked everything and i didnt find stains or anything so we decided to stay there. It was cheap and worth what we payed. My stay was great and i dont care what anyone says it is one of the best places to stay and i will be back to stay again.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 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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HUDSON VALLEY NY
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2007

I've stayed in almost every motel in Seaside over the last 30 years, this one is in the top 5. The motel staff ( loved the Polish women by the way ) was friendly and on top of everything. The woman at the desk was absoloutely fabulous! Loves to chat. The only downfall was they may have to hire security on the weekends. You know how us BENNYS can be,lol.

Stayed August 2007
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Kearny, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2006

3 teenagers(16,18,and 18) and myself (19) stayed at this motel for the sunday-wednesday following our prom. Seeing that we would be staying a few nights we decided to get the efficiency, which was just a waste of money, it had a stove, an oven and a fridge but it did not have any pots, pans, or utensils of any kind. The entire time we were there I kept my flipflops on while I was inside because the carpet which was kind of office style looked like it would turn the bottoms of your feet black. This motel was basically the main party motel of the entire trip, even after we got home people were asking where we were staying, we'd say the glendale and they would ask if it was our room that got raided, or if we were on the floor that was holding the party. The entire first night the people above us were playing beer pong on the balcony and being noisy the entire night until the cop outside told them to shutup and go inside. The only good thing about this motel, was that the people who worked there were extremely nice, and I had nothing but good encounters with them. I wouldn't recommend this motel to any families or couples but if your a group of teenagers who want to stay up all night with partiers and only have a little money, I'd say chance it, it wasn't that bad, but as motels go, it was one of the worst I've ever been in.

  • Liked — it was about a block off the boardwalk
  • Disliked — it's a party motel, and is not well maintained
  • Tips/Secrets — there are quite a few houses for rent a block or two down, you'd be better off renting one of those
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 26 Lincoln Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 42 Hotels in Seaside Heights
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Glendale Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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