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Hewitt Wellington

200 Monmouth Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1127
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#2 of 7 hotels in Spring Lake
The Hewitt Wellington is a historic boutique hotel situated in one of the most beautiful settings on the New Jersey shore. The Hewitt Wellington has been a luxurious vacation retreat since the turn of the 20th century and was recently meticulously renovated, preserving both the architectural integrity and old-world charm that earned her a place in history. The Hewitt Wellington Hotel is proud to offer elegantly appointed suites as well as a heated pool, graceful wraparound porches and one of New Jersey's top-rated restaurants.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bowling offsite
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Board games / puzzles
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Separate living room
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Tile / marble floor
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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G5545VKlynnc wrote a review Apr 13
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Hotel was booked for a wedding party in 2020. Wedding postponed and rebooked but was told the hotel would be under remodeling in 2021. Told them please advise if anything changes. The hotel is now going to be open for the dates involved and when inquired they gave the dates away!!! Even though we were booked first. Been waiting weeks to hear back and no call.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
Pat wrote a review Sep 2020
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The pictures & descriptions on their website were gorgeous! When we arrived it was a no contact check in. We came during the COVD pandemic, so we expected attention at least to a level of cleaning and hand sanitizer. We immediately noticed at the front desk a box of big spay bottles cluttering the hall and unmarked. There were dead plants on the entryway tables. We went up to the 3rd floor to our room, on each level there were bags of dirty linen lining the hallways. There were 2 keys for the locks and neither worked and the doorknob was falling out of the door. When we voiced our concerns to the person at the front desk about the lock and the dirty linen, his response was “ it’s always like this, you don’t have to stay” We agreed and asked for a full refund. The one rating is we did get the refund,
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: Avoid this hotel. Not clean!
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springygal wrote a review Sep 2020
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania224 contributions18 helpful votes
We stayed 1 night at the Hewitt Wellington for a quick getaway. The room was lovely and looked exactly like the pictures. We had a room on the 2nd floor with a private porch. The only issue we had was with the bathroom. Didn’t mind that it was small, but it was definitely showing its age. The tub floor was kind of grungy and the shower head needed a good scrubbing. Other than that it was lovely and we walked through the hotel the get to Whispers where we had a delicious dinner. Keep in mind that Whispers is BYOB.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Mike wrote a review Sep 2020
Milford Square, Pennsylvania1 contribution
We stayed in unit 5 from August 27, thru August 30, 2020. The rooms are old and worn. The sofa bed should be thrown out, the carpet was stained, the furniture dented. The bedspreads stained. The 2 room unit contained only 1 tiny closet. There was no maid service, no continental breakfast, the pool was closed, very limited off street parking. The staff blamed all the lack of services on Covid 2019. After checking out we went a few blocks to another Hotel where all the above services were provided. The staff/ management is using the Covid excuse to save money at the expense of the paying customers. This Hotel is tremendously over price and under serviced. It should be avoided. Your vacation money would be better spent elsewhere.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Avoid this Hotel
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henry r wrote a review Aug 2020
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Over the past ten years my wife and daughter have stayed at the Hewitt Wellington at least a dozen times. Then this past year new management took over. Virtual management, you might say, since they weren't there. We called the number posted in the lobby, waited 90 minutes and when they did show up it only made us sorry we had bothered. To start with, our rooms weren't ready when promised. Under the guise of Covid precautions, no services are provided: no pool, no dining, no housekeeping. Breakfast vouchers to be used at a local restaurant were promised instead but when we asked for ours an argument from the desk clerk resulted. Opening the door to our room at last, the doorknob came off in our hands. Showing it to the manager resulted in a tirade on his part. Drug-addled or not, neither he nor the desk clerk seemed aware of what is required when it comes to running an inn. Rather than stay even one night, we went four blocks west to the Ocean House where we had a wonderful three days. Henry R.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Response from Matthew Johnson, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington
Responded Aug 30, 2020
Henry, Thank you for the review and your view on the events that occurred. We are working with a limited staff and respond to all calls as soon as possible. Unfortunately when you called, the front desk staff member was with another guests and responded as soon as she was available. There is always a staff member onsite at the hotel and willing to assist with questions or concerns. The breakfast vouchers (which were provided to you) were based on the special promotion we were running on our website. The promotion clearly stated 2 vouchers per room. While we are now aware you had a third person in your party, the promotion clearly stated 2. Regarding the door knob. This was a maintenance issue that was almost immediately addressed. The Hewitt Wellington is an older building and we put a lot of time and effort into maintaining it. Unfortunately things do happen during a guests stay and we attempt to address and resolve any issues as soon as possible. Regarding the hotel amenities- We have taken great precautions to ensure that we provide a safe environment for our guests this year. Our website has been updated continuously to provide the most up-to-date information available along with the cleaning/sanitization procedures we are doing throughout the hotel. We have implemented the no contact check in procedure to help reduce the person to person interaction. We do hope that we are able to get back to somewhat normal operations as it is our nature to want to interact with our guests as we are in the hospitality business. We do understand that part of the experience of staying at the Hewitt Wellington is the access to the pool. In the interests of health and safety and due to the restrictions put in place by the State of NJ we had to make the hard decision to keep the pool closed for the season. What you have failed to note in your review is how you were yelling and belittling the front desk agent. While we understand you may have been having a bad bad or were frustrated due to having to wait for someone to respond to you, we do not tolerate anyone treating our staff as you did. This is why you were asked to check out of the hotel and were fully refunded your stay. We are however happy that you were able enjoy your time in Spring Lake.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hewitt Wellington
Which popular attractions are close to Hewitt Wellington?
Nearby attractions include St. Catharine Catholic Church (0.1 miles), Spring Lake Boardwalk (0.5 miles), and Sea Girt Lighthouse (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hewitt Wellington?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hewitt Wellington?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hewitt Wellington?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Hewitt Wellington?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hewitt Wellington?
Conveniently located restaurants include Whispers Restaurant, The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, and The Scone Pony.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hewitt Wellington?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hewitt Wellington located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Spring Lake.
Are there any historical sites close to Hewitt Wellington?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Squan Beach Life-Saving Station #9 (2.1 miles).
Does Hewitt Wellington have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.