We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Albatross Hotel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Albatross Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 53: English reviews
Start your review of Albatross Hotel
 Click to rate
New York City, New York
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Trust me just stay away!!!!! The owner complained that the guests expect too much like having their rooms cleaned daily as advertised or a clean dining room. I had to wash the high chair for my son to eat in and he told me "you can't imagine how many jerks ask me to clean it. I guess I thought it...

Thank joe K
Bangor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The Albatross is a bit of a mixed bag, and how much you enjoy your stay will definitely be determined by the kind of person you are. I personally would stay again, but in this review I will describe the good, bad, and who this place will be a great option for. First off, the Albatross is in a great...

Thank Jsgirl44
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Nice simple room, good AC. not fancy but it does the job, clean white cotton sheets and decent pillows. bring blindfolds if you are light sensitive, as bits of light from the hallway does get in through the doorframe. decent breakfast and helpful staff. its an old victorian hotel, the carpeting is so-so- id prefer hardwood floors, but it still...

1Thank RKNY17
fort lauderdale, Fl
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

If you are a fastidious or fussy traveler in anyway I would say stay away. I booked here because Asbury park was totally sold out. There are positives here it is an old fashion place with a charming lobby. It is near the beach. It is near Asbury park. The beds are comfortable and I slept very very well. It's...

1Thank dgoldyn
Nyack, New York
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Very friendly and helpful owner and staff. This was a last minute getaway for us and we were grateful to find something available that was only a block from the beach. Our room (a double, #18) had a view of the water to the east and the green out front - it was quiet and bright. It was not a...

1Thank ingridh652
Bronx, New York
Reviewed September 8, 2015

The Albatross is a great family BB! Walking distance the beach, local shops, and Auditorium (Church) in Ocean Grove. Bill the inkeeper is welcoming, personible and accommodating. My family and I have stayed several times in the last 3yrs and Bill always remembers the 3 of us by name. The Inn offers access to guest fridge in kitchen, FREE Wifi,...

4Thank DAlvelo
New York City, New York
Reviewed September 7, 2015

I've seen several one-star reviews over the years for many properties, but they're almost always over-reactions to an incident or service slight, and rarely a fair overall rating. I don't imagine this is the worst property on the system, and because one star is defined as "Terrible", whereas two stars is "Poor", I'll go with "Poor" as the fair rating...

2Thank Allan M
Allendale, New Jersey
Reviewed September 6, 2015

I came for 3 nights of R&R and this place disappointed me from the start. It's dumpy and decrepit. I understand that it's old...old is fine...and I totally understood that the rooms would be sparse and spare. That's fine, too. What I did not sign on for was a truly depressing space that hadn't been painted or kept up for...

1Thank 507jenn
Somerset County, NJ
Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a great find for the right traveler. My sister and I, along with my 14- and 12-year old daughters, were lucky enough to book 2 rooms (cancellations!) on a Saturday in August. There is NO two-night minimum, a huge plus. Rooms are old fashioned and very clean. My sunny room was on the 4th floor and was more...

Thank KathleenMDH47
Terryville, Connecticut
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Well read all the reviews. Just got back from Albatross Hotel and it was fine. If you are a person who has to have their luggage carried for them Not the place (poor you)! If you can't get along with sharing bathroom and shower,(Poor You) It was nice, very old, needs up keep, but clean and for the one who...

2Thank France M
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

24 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All Traveler Photos (24)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (7)
Other (14)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ocean Grove
0.4 mi away
Empress Hotel
Empress Hotel
#2 of 6 in Asbury Park
283 reviews
0.7 mi away
The Asbury Hotel
The Asbury Hotel
#1 of 6 in Asbury Park
185 reviews
0.9 mi away
Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel
Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel
#5 of 6 in Asbury Park
2,015 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.8 mi away
Hewitt Wellington
Hewitt Wellington
#1 of 6 in Spring Lake
597 reviews
2.1 mi away
Super 8 Asbury Park
Super 8 Asbury Park
#6 of 6 in Asbury Park
124 reviews
5.7 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites West Long Branch
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suit...
#1 of 3 in West Long Branch
305 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question


  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Historic Victorian Albatross Hotel, durably decorated for family fun at the Jersey Shore! Enjoy Scenic rocking Porches overlook "the Pathway" while ocean breezes keep you cool and free of Mosquitos(They don't come to Ocean Grove). Located blocks from downtown shopping,dining and swimming in the ocean or enjoy a concert at the Great Auditorium. About an hour from Manhattan or Philadelphia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albatross Hotel

Address: 34 Ocean Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1661
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Price Range: $55 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Albatross Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia and Hotels.com so you can book your Albatross Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Albatross Hotel Ocean Grove
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Albatross Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Book early for a private bath!”
 of 5 bubbles Jsgirl44, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“i think front rooms have better view, or east side might see the beach [i was west facing, nothing to see]”
 of 5 bubbles RKNY17, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the north would be brighter and have a breeze. Some rooms face the side of the neighboring buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles ingridh652, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“Once you find a parking spot in Ocean Grove during the high season, don't move your car.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenMDH47, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“check pricing stay off of hwys cheaper then the hwy price quality unbelievable”
 of 5 bubbles 995roccoc, May 23, 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question