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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Ocean City every August for girls weekend. We have stayed at a few places, but Harris House by far is the nicest!! Rooms are a nice size and very clean. Pool is great. Location cannot be beat..half block to the boardwalk/beach. Staff are some of the nicest people we have met. We are definitely making the Harris... More 

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Christiana, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location! Very clean room. Excellant staff. My daughter wanted to stay on the board walk in the action and this hotel is just behind the stores on the board walk. You can see the ocean from 12th St side of hotel. Five of us in a room with a roll away and still had plenty of room. We enjoyed... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location- one block to boardwalk and beach @ 12th St. Public restrooms and shower/foot rinse at beach access. This is a good solid 3 star place at the shore. It's not fancy but it's well located. Extremely clean, offers free on site parking and free beach tags for use during your stay. It's a "shore motel," meaning it's older,... More 

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Thank CherylPhiladelphia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised with Harris House and would definitely stay again! Perfect for my 2 teen sons and me. When we arrived at 1:30 p.m., I asked if I could park in the parking lot. Front desk staff said, "Absolutely. And we can check you in if you like; although, I can't promise that your room will be ready,... More 

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Thank Kim K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are perfect size with a little table and microwave. Bathroom is small, but good enough for those not wishing to live in your room. Room was clean and AC cool! Very close to beach, boardwalk right next door. Walk everywhere. Pool is warm and inviting after day at beach. Pool would be great if there were lights at night.

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Thank Kristin H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in: Arrived before official check in time (3p.m). Called ahead and was told that we could park our vehicle and get our beach tags but could not enter the room. Upon arrival at 12p.m, I went to the office, gave the attendant my vehicle information, got my beach tags and we went to the beach. Returned at 2:15 p.m... More 

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Thank teresa3000
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for your detailed review! We're glad you were able to take advantage of our early arrival policy, wherein you can make use of the pool, changing rooms, beach tags and free parking while you await your room to be ready at 3pm. Often the rooms are done earlier, as in your case. We also appreciate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pool was great. It's so rare to find a pool with a 9 foot deep end. We had a lot of fun there. The rooms were clean. Nice TV etc. The beds were small. They allow smoking on the balcony. Location was perfect for boardwalk and beach. Not an ultra modern hotel but it does the job.

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Thank Glenn S
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Glenn - thank you so much for your positive review and comments! We're glad you enjoyed the pool - it is actually the largest heated pool in Ocean City, and our maintenance staff tend to it every morning and night to make sure chlorine and ph levels are always spot on. As with many other reviews, we always love hearing... More 

Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, so I had my reservations about staying here, and honestly, it is exactly what I expected, so shame on me. I called one time prior to check in and the woman on the phone was so rude that I almost canceled my reservation. I should have known. However, the guys at check in were great!! It cost me $965... More 

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Thank kk1249
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are always appreciative of feedback on our property. In particular, thank you for pointing out that you can simply park your car in our spacious lot and leave it there for the entire length of your stay, as we are just steps away from the... More 

Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in August 2016 on a short getaway with family. We shared one of the handicapped, king rooms on the first floor. This hotel's location is mere steps from the boardwalk. Specifically, it's right down the ramp from a beach station (i.e., restrooms, lifeguards) and from a popular local pizza franchise (Manco & Manco) -- an active part... More 

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Thank lalabelle84
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your extremely positive, thoughtful and comprehensive review! It really means a lot to us that you would take the time to go through our property's many offerings in such incredible detail, and pass the information on to other potential guests. From your description of our pool as being "heated and comfortable", to the overall cleanliness... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this location multiple times and will continue to come back. We have been there twice this year already the most recent checking out this morning. The staff is alway friendly and the cleanliness of this hotel is top notch. If your looking for a nice hotel close to everything this is it.

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Thank Greg H
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Well, we certainly can't ask for more than that! Thank you so much for your five star review! We have printed this out and hung it in the back office for all of our staff to see and enjoy. We truly thrive off of the positive feedback of our guests, and your comments are greatly appreciated. In particular, thank you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Harris House Motel

Address: 1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3251
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Ocean City
Price Range: $142 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harris House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Harris House Motel Hotel Ocean City
Harris Hotel Ocean City
Harris Motel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
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