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1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-4148
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#4 of 17 hotels in Point Pleasant Beach
The DRIFTWOOD MOTEL is located dirctly on a Private Beach with a snack bar and heat pool call for daily specials
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Property amenities
Free parking
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Snack bar
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Vending machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View


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65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
33Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
342Reviews22Q+A78Room tips
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Roz and Tony wrote a review Sep 2021
City Island, New York1 contribution
Excellent motel, right on a private Beach! Nice pool, snack bar on the premises as well. Betty Ann is very accomadating to your every need... We can't wait to go back..This is our new favorite place... Point Pleasant is a great place at the shore, wish I found this gem sooner!!! The only con is the parking lot, its very tight but that isnt a deal breaker, you can find a spot every time!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Francesca L wrote a review Aug 2021
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Just got back from our first getaway to the Driftwood and we are hooked. The rooms were recently renovated and are immaculate. The air conditioning unit worked extremely well. The stars of the property are the back patio, pool, private beach and the little beach shack the serves awesome taylor ham, egg & cheese sandwiches and burgers! Betty Ann manages the property and works tirelessly to keep the grounds pristine and sees to all your needs. She is an asset to the motel. The rest of of the staff you encounter are equally lovely. Cant wait to book our next long weekend at this little beach gem.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: First floor rooms allow for easy access to go back and forth all day to the pool and beach.
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Joanne072054 wrote a review Jul 2021
Park Ridge, New Jersey74 contributions57 helpful votes
The Driftwood Motel recently renovated all their rooms and the upgrade is great. Our room was clean, spacious and overall very comfortable. It’s directly on a private beach so it’s never crowded and kept very clean. Lifeguards are there until 4 pm. They also have a very nice gated pool and a Snack Shop that offers breakfast and lunch at very reasonable prices. Management does have very strict checkout rules and you have to pay $50 to use the beach after 11 AM. Parking on site but the spaces are tight so it’s a bit of a challenge for large vehicles. Overall, we loved our visit and plan to return, often. In speaking with management, they plan on continue yearly upgrades.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Checkin is at 2 pm and there’s a very strict 11:00 am checkout so try to stay at least two nights...
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Megan C wrote a review Jun 2021
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For one the parking lot is absolutely REDICULOUS how they expect anyone to get in and out easily is insane. Between almost hitting cars or the building it is almost impossible to get out of a parking spot. So much yelling and people arguing from the moment we stepped into the office- 2 guys were outside yelling at each other, some other guest went into the room I had checked into, thru out the night people yelling, banging on walls, the lady that works here came out yelling at my son for putting quarters into the soda machine. I would NEVER come back.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: I would not come here- especially if you have children
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Jane Doe wrote a review Sep 2020
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Just came back from my 4th visit at the Driftwood and my family and I love this place. Our rooms are always clean, pool, beach and snack bar are just a few feet away. Bettyann and her brothers are awesome and very helpful. Bettyann works her butt off and is constantly cleaning up after people that leave their garbage all over the place! The parking lot is a pain but it’s workable and if your not a smoker this place might not be for you. Smoking is permitted on the premises. I can’t wait to go back next Summer!
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: New rooms are nice
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$114 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Driftwood Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Driftwood Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Ark Pub and Eatery (0.3 miles) and Vintage Van Gogh’s (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Driftwood Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Driftwood Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Driftwood Motel?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Driftwood Motel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Driftwood Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hoffmans Ice Cream, The Food Shack, and Ark Pub & Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Driftwood Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Driftwood Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Point Pleasant Beach.
Are there any historical sites close to Driftwood Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Squan Beach Life-Saving Station #9 (2.3 miles).
Does Driftwood Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.