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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our recent stay at the Melrose. It was great to be able to have our dog stay with us at a B&B! Our room was cozy warm despite snow flurries outside (late November). Breakfast was hearty - and a plus was interesting conversations with our host. I recommend this B&B to anyone who wants to feel at home... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location, comfortable bed/room, tasty breakfast. If you have food allergy, just let Randy know. Relaxing walks along scenic boardwalk. The beach has been replenished. Nearby park for walking the dog. Our lab loved it. Sidewalks for long strolls. Lots of friendly people out walking their dogs.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

This was a last minute find and we were very pleased! It was also my first B&B experience and Randy really pushed the bar pretty high as far as hospitality. The breakfast was so hearty that my husband and I would've been fine sharing one plate! He's an excellent cook and baker. I read about these cookies online prior to... More 

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

I stayed in room 1C. There were many lamps and windows. A great A/C unit to keep us cool on the 95 degree day. The food was homemade, fresh & delicious. Randy was a great host! I plan to stay again, but bringing my bike next time because parking is challenging everywhere in OG.

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Morris County, New Jersey
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

We stayed Aug 19-21. This is the 3rd time we have stayed at Melrose in Ocean Grove. Randy is a top notch owner, very friendly, engaging and very sweet to all his guests. Breakfasts are great! The B & B is within walking distance to EVERYTHING. We walked to the beach everyday, the Asbury Park boardwalk, Cookman Ave, Nagles etc.... More 

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Westchester County, New York
1 review
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The place had simple amenities but the host Randy made it feel like home and prepares a great breakfast. Our stay was great! And made great friends there oh and loved the nightly cookies, the host is a great baker!

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Thanks! Hope to see you again soon. Randy More 

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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful time was had by all of us. Great location and great breakfast everyday. Even had cookies every night. Randy was full of great knowledge as to where to go and what to see! They also have beach tags for sale at a lesser price .... Rooms are clean and they have living rooms with televisions etc to congregate with... More 

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Thank Higdan
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

Great place. Very close to the beach and Asbury Park. The host, Randy, was very friendly, and breakfast was excellent. The staff was also very helpful. We enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to coming back.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed July 21, 2016

Just came back from 3 nights at the Melrose and couldn't have been happier. The host, Randy, went out of his way to be as helpful and hospitable as possible. Even when out and bought me special bread for breakfast when he learned I was gluten free. I was impressed! They have been restoring an old inn, and filling it... More 

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

Loved the Melrose...our host Randy was kind and attentive from the start. Our room (the Napoleon Room!) was charming, clean and cool on this hot July afternoon. Very good centralized location for exploring both the beach and the town - OG is very walkable. One of my favorite features was the downstairs porch, where we took shelter from the rain... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Melrose

Address: 34 Seaview Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Price Range: $80 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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