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Drifting Sands

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Drifting Sands boasts LBI's most convenient location in Ship Bottom, NJ. Our array of accommodations offers everything you need for a romantic weekend getaway or a family, fun-filled vacation. Comfort, friendly service, beach access, and stunning ocean views. make Drifting Sands the best value on Long Beach Island, NJ.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems - Rules-Based
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Reviews (264)
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All reviews ocean front oceanfront room room was clean first floor nice balcony assigned parking corner room long beach island off season wet bar convenient location the jersey shore favorite spot ocean view building coffee maker king bed restaurants and shops
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed there while attending a wedding late summer/early fall. It was comfortable, the staff was friendly and accommodating. The view of the ocean from the balcony was delightful. Perfect location to enjoy all that Long Beach Island is famous for... great beaches, restaurants, shops......More

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I frequent the Island and my husband and I just needed a simple place to be for the night because of nearby projects. The front lobby looks clean and professional and the person at check in was friendly. Our room was on the ground floor...More

Thank GREENTREE347
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were VERY HAPPY with our room here!! Spacious, comfortable, and with two balconies!! Microwave, fridge, etc. Good value for the price we paid. NOT fussing over the fact that one of the reading lamps had no bulb, that the shower curtain is just a...More

Thank RoundTopper
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Friendly staff and clean rooms, what more could you possibly ask for? We had no issues with check in and found the rooms clean and the beds comfortable, even though we did not have "ocean view" we still could see it from our hotel, thank...More

Thank Jaclyn M
Response from AnneL5017, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded October 10, 2018

Hello Jaclyn, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Drifting Sands in the near future!

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I have to say that after reading some of the reviews right before we left for The Drifting Sands, I was a bit nervous about what our room would be like. That being said, we were pleasantly surprised that our room was fine. It was...More

Thank rcs26
Response from AnneL5017, General Manager at Drifting SandsResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Drifting Sands in the near future!

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pwynne2017
May 15, 2018|
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There is no restaurant on the premises. You will have to walk about 5-10 minutes north or south to get to something that early.
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amyfetterman
March 10, 2018|
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I think the buildings that face the parking lot take smallish dogs. I saw a corgi in those buildings a few years ago.
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Room Tips
"Even our "non ocean view" room had an ocean view ;-)"
RoundTopper
4 weeks ago
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"Views vary, make sure you are booking the right type of room for your needs"
sarahcT6467TN
Sep 12, 2018
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"Upgrade and get a nicer room with a bit of a view"
agrassony
Aug 29, 2018
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"Get an Ocean View Room"
636ruthy
Aug 23, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$98 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
drifting sands oceanfront hotel ship bottomdrifting sands hotel
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyJersey ShoreLong Beach IslandShip Bottom
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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