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Ship Bottom

The Islander Motel

1202 Central Ave, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4556
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Our location is within walking distance to both the Ocean and Bay Beaches. You'll find that our motel is conveniently located near restaurants, shopping, mini golf and nearby amusement and water parks. We are a family friendly motel with bright spacious rooms
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Shuttle bus service
Free internet
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Mini golf
Water sport equipment rentals
Tennis court offsite
Water park offsite
Nightclub / DJ
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
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Air conditioning
Dining area
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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This motel was great the owner joe was so nice he made us check in at 12 and gave us a room to change in since we got there at nine the place was spotless the rooms were big and had a little kitchen and a table to eat at and a coffee machine with k cups and bottles of water it’s only a block away from beach so that was great and down the block was a great donut shop there was a balcony with tables where we would sit at nite and hang out I will definitely be returning to the islander there are no complaints at all about this place
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My wife and I managed to grab a night at the Islander in mid-August when just about nevery other place was booked solid. Not sure at first but it turned out to be the best choice we made all summer .The owner could not have been nicer .The room was larger than I expected and spotless. What a charming place and a gracious host .Will definitely book this place again and again. A little gem on the island.
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Response from AClarke57, Owner at The Islander Motel
Responded Aug 27, 2019
Thank you for staying with us. So glad you had a great stay and we are looking forward to seeing you again .
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I have stayed in 5 star hotels all over the east coast and this place was the cleanest I have ever seen. Joe is the friendliest guy and you can tell he really cares about his motel and his guests. Very helpful with whatever you need. We will always choose this place first whenever we go to LBI.
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We stayed here in August for two nights and the place was really nice the rooms were very clean and they had a kerig machine and microwave and a small refrigerator also they gave you a lot of towels which I love and all the toiletries too though it’s a motel it doesn’t feel like one it’s right by the beach so you can walk to it I would definitely stay here again well worth the price we paid
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We had never been to N.J. and picked this motel at random, and I’m so thankful that we did! The owner, Joe, made us feel so welcome during our entire visit and went out of his way to ensure that we had the best trip possible. The rooms have a nostalgic beach feel and are kept increbily clean. Housekeeping tended to our room each day and covered every detail to ensure the room was impeccable for our entire visit. We used the 11th Street Beach which was only a block away and enjoyed the soft, wide beach. Definitely will be back and will be staying here again. You’ll make no mistake by making reservations here!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Islander Motel
Which popular attractions are close to The Islander Motel?
Nearby attractions include Ship Bottom Beach (0.3 miles), Ron Jon Surf Shop (0.2 miles), and The Gateway Restaurant & Lounge (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Islander Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and shuttle bus service.
Which room amenities are available at The Islander Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Islander Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Islander Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Islander Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Shore Good Donuts, Ship Bottom Shellfish, and Raimondo's.
Are there any historical sites close to The Islander Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tuckerton Seaport (9.4 miles).
Is The Islander Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.