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New Jersey
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

This hotel makes you feel welcome the moment you open the door. It is beautifully decorated and the staff is more than accomodating. The free coffee and pastries were amazing after our great night sleep. The staff was quick to give directions and recommendations and they took the time to talk to our child. We stayed in the two bedroom... More 

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

We checked in after a long day on the beach. Our room was so cute with two double beds (all they had left) and it was ice cold which was great since the weather was over 100 degrees that day. The room was clean, the sheets and bed were sooooo comfortable, and we just really enjoyed our time there. We... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I found this hotel by chance as we have been trying various ones on the shore, prices are in line with others and for the quality of the hotel, pricing is good. Also there was no minimum 2 night stay over the weekend. Check in was easy, so was parking across the street in the municipal parking. The room was... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Stayed in this hotel with the family and a friend over the 4th of July weekend. The hotel is nicely located not far from Seastreak ferry stop that takes you directly to Manhattan. Room was average... but clean...

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Long Island, New York, USA
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

We spent one night at the Blue Bay Inn in early July and it was a surprisingly nice experience. Booking was seamless via TripAdvisor/Booking.com even with a change of our dates and a revision of the reservation. We travelled for a short getaway to the Sandy Hook area for the beaches and a bike tour through the historic military installation... More 

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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Situated on a lively road in Atlantic Highlands, Blue Bay Inn puts you near the water and at the heart of an artsy, casual village. Outside, we appreciated the open courtyard, which was set up for drinks and dinner on Saturday night. Inside, the lobby was comfortable and equipped with two Keurigs, a cold server of fresh water and a... More 

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West Hartford, CT
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you want to enjoy the water, good seafood, a safe and simple bike trail without big crowds--even on a warm June day--then Atlantic Highlands might work for you. I know my Jersey friends (I was visiting from CT) said that the area was known as sort of an odd stepsister to the cool parts of the Jersey Shore and... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Room was very big-parlour room. Needed a larger room for a pre-wedding gathering. This fit the bill! Staff was very helpful and courteous. Beds were comfortable. Coffee in the lobby in the morning was great.

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Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

I chose to stay overnight, as an alternative to the dreaded airport hotels near the Newark International Airport. I do not regret the choice. Atlantic Highland is a nice maritime neighbourhood on the South shore of the lower New York bay, overlooking the Brooklyn skyline, less than one hour drive from the Newark International airport. The neighbourhood is quite, the... More 

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markcNewJersey, Manager at Blue Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that your stay here at The Blue Bay Inn was an unhappy one. We work hard to give our guests the best experience possible. I will speak with all of my team members to ensure this situation does not happen again. Thank you for letting us know and enjoy your Summer. More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

A lovely "old world" type of building in this pretty part of the new colony. Huge room which was very clean. Usual american refusal to supply drinking water free. $5 for a 33cl bottle or medicine dose sized plastic containers at water fountain in reception. Bar and restaurant was closed when I was there ( 24-25 Dec) No parking either.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of downtown Atlantic Highlands, the Blue Bay Inn is the perfect place to indulge yours desires. Within two blocks, there are 12 restaurants, a movie theatre, a playhouse, upscale boutiques, spas, hair salons, artisan shops, a coffee house and the Seastreak ferry which luxuriously shuttles back and forth to Manhattan in 35 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Bay Inn

Address: 51 First Avenue, near Sandy Hook, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
Location: United States > New Jersey > Atlantic Highlands
Price Range: $164 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Blue Bay Hotel Atlantic Highlands
Blue Bay Atlantic Highlands
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“front rooms have the better view, there is currently building work to rear of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lindakelly007, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles 47LindaK, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms are a little noisier, but we love the little balconies in the front and enjoy watching the passersby.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaK815, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Book early so you can get a better rate, and a king bed. We had two doubles, which was fine, but that is due to our late booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Y9287RZjamies, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“I think a high floor room with the ocean view would be nice...”
 of 5 bubbles zhybak, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
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