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Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We always enjoy our stay at the Drifting Sands. The location is fantastic, being right on the beach, and close by to everything. Our rooms are always immaculate. The front desk staff are always so helpful, and the coffee and bagels are a great perk. Beach badges are provided, and the sun coming up over the ocean every morning is... More 

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1 Thank Mary P
Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

After reading reviews prior to going, I was a little uncertain of Drifting Sands. I'm a little picky about hotels, and I live in a beach area myself, but the hotel is absolutely nice. The beds are comfortable, it's very clean, they have fresh coffee in the a.m. if you don't want to make it yourself in your room (and... More 

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3 Thank DonnasVirginia
Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

We stayed 2 nights for a wedding in the cheaper building, i.e. not ocean front. The location is terrific- right in the middle of the island and 2 houses from the beach for our building. The front desk people never told us there were bagles and coffee in the morning, the internet wireless connection was useless,the room so so poorly... More 

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Valley Cottage, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

We love the Drifting Sands so much that we have returned every year since we first stayed six years ago. It is by far the best place to stay on the island. The location is outstanding, after entering LBI just drive straight to the OCEAN!!! That's right...the Drifting Sands is a BEACH FRONT hotel. There are also many rooms with... More 

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1 Thank Danielle L
New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

I highly recommend the Drifting Sands Hotel!! The rooms are VERY clean and the staff is extremely accommodating. They even have security during the night just in case you are in need of help. We have stayed at this hotel several times and it NEVER disappoints us. TRY IT ~~YOU WILL LIKE IT!!!!!!!!

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Thank Catherine C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

The accommodations were absolutely amazing, rooms were impeccable and the employees at the front desk went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed our stay.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

I was surprised to read the negative reviews here. My wife and I have stayed 5 or 6 times over the past few years and never had a problem. Cleanliness is most important to us and the Drifting Sands is the cleanest motel we've stayed in. The ocean front and ocean view rooms are the biggest and nicest and they're... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

room was okay - ocean front - all new and clean but had forgotten my sons rashguard and when I called to see if it was there (the next day) I was told, yes, and also a ds player and a towel. needless to say, I was excited that they had found something I hadnt realized was missing yet (my... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

The hotel was musty and had both my husband and myself sneezing all weekend. Friends staying in different rooms had the same problem. The beds were uncomfortable and sheets were gross. It was oceanfront which was nice but too cold for the beach so it really just felt like a motor inn that you just come to sleep in. The... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

Hotel is Great! Pay the extra money for the 3rd Floor Oceanfront room! Picture Perfect! Each room has a sink/fridge/microwave right in the hotel room. The balcony is very nice and private. Walk down the stairs and you are on the beach, Fantastic. The hotel is clean, not fancy, just there for a place to sleep for when you are... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

Address: 119 E 9th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4600
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Beach Island > Ship Bottom
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel Ship Bottom
Drifting Sands Hotel
Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel Long Beach Island, NJ - Ship Bottom
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