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“Perfect Accomodation after Wedding” 5 of 5 stars
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White Lilac Inn
414 Central Ave., Spring Lake, NJ 07762   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #2 of 10 Spring Lake B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Martinsburg, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Perfect Accomodation after Wedding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We attended a wedding in Spring Lake and were looking for a nice, two-night place to stay. We were directed to the White Lilac Inn as a wonderful alternative to the very high-priced hotels in the area.

The White Lilac Inn was the perfect place for us. Clean and elegant in decorum with a wonderful breakfast room and great treatment by the innkeeper, Mari.

Should you need a place to stay in the Spring Lake area, do not pass by this lovely place. You will not be disappointed.

Bob and Gisela Lilienthal
Martinsburg, WV

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quebec City, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was a truly great experience to stay at the White Lilac Inn. From the welcoming, tour of the Inn, the breakfasts, even the bicycles!!! Everything was perfect. We would go back in a minute. We extended our stay and had to change room: both of them were great. Thank you to everyone who helped to make our stay that much enjoyable.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We loved staying at the White Lilac Inn! The accommodations were great, the food outstanding and our host, Mari, very personable and helpful. She did not overwhelm us, but was there to make suggestions when asked. We have stayed in two different rooms and loved them both. We would recommend the White Lilac Inn without reservation!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Scarsdale, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This location is close tot he beach and the Inn provides passes. Great place for biking around Spring Lake and the neighboring communities. Many outstanding local restaurants, and the Innkeeper is always happy to make recommendations and secure reservations. Don't miss the ice cream stand!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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New Jersey
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16 hotel reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I booked a room here for one night as an anniversary getaway for me and my husband. I checked out quite a few B&Bs online before deciding on the White Lilac Inn, and it was a great choice. We stayed in the Room at the Top, which has a gas fireplace, jacuzzi tub and private balcony. I'm picky about my pillows and mattress, and found it very comfortable. Mari, the innkeeper, was a gracious and friendly hostess. She showed us around, gave us recommendations for restaurants, and even gave us pre-printed directions for getting around town. There were complimentary snacks (chips, cookies, fruit), sodas, water and tea available in the little kitchen 24/7, plus ice buckets, wine glasses, anything you might need. Breakfast was very nice, but after the 'first course' of chocolate chip muffins, coffee and o.j., there was only one selection offered for the main course. Since it included Canadian bacon and over-easy eggs, neither of which I eat, the staff was very accommodating and had no problem bringing me a toasted English muffin with jam, and even offered to cut up some fruit for me. The Inn is a short walk to the beach - maybe 10 minutes. The only cons were: 1) It is very close to the railroad tracks, but the occasional train that went past didn't really bother us, and 2) the bathroom is a tight fit with just a small shower and toilet - the sink and jacuzzi are in the main bedroom. Overall, it was a peaceful, quite getaway. I would recommend it to friends.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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Sleepy Hollow, New York
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We loved many things about the White Lilac Inn. The porch, the bikes, the wonderful breakfast and of course the dedicated hot water spout for tea!

Our son and his girlfriend stayed there as well. You won't regret it.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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Folsom, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My husband and I have stayed 3 times. Each time we chose a different room. All were clean, with nice decor.
Mari was great telling us good places to shop and dine. The Staff is very kind and helpful. My Husband and I went bike riding when we stayed in October

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 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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Additional Information about White Lilac Inn

Address: 414 Central Ave., Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Spring Lake
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Spring Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The White Lilac Inn, circa 1880, is located in a peaceful corner of Spring Lake NJ, just a stones throw from Wreck Pond, and only a few blocks to the Atlantic Ocean.This Jersey shore bed and breakfast inn has eight charming air-conditioned guest rooms perfect for a relaxing getaway. Fireplaces in every room and wonderful modern amenities such as, private porches, double jacuzzi tubs and that step back in time to an unhurried atmosphere...yes, you can totally unwind! Experience the romance of the Victorian Treasure suite, where proposals are made and Honeymoons and Anniversaries celebrated. ... more   less 
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White Lilac Hotel Spring Lake

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