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“seafood festival girls weekend” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Driftwood Motel

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Driftwood Motel
Certificate of Excellence
upstate ny
Level Contributor
116 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“seafood festival girls weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2011

This motel is on the Jersey Shore. Has a heated swimming pool that is always kept very clean. There is a poolside snack bar that is open during the summer months. We rent one of the efficiencies with a full kitchen. They have done some remodeling and updating inside and out. Rooms are comfortable and roomy, multiple closets and dressers and ac. Only two stories with a few efficiencies on the third floor with ocean view (no elevator). Parking is tight. Lots of families vacationing, staff friendly and accommodating. Very nice place to go and relax, walk the beach, enjoy the sunrise and within walking distance of the boardwalk.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank beachloverUpstateNY
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2011

For once a cliche seems to be accurate... because a stay here (whether brief or extended) is truly a touch of paradice: a clean, comfortable room, a pristene beach, a refreshing swimming pool... and access to delicious, affordable food. If you're looking for a wonderful stay in Pt. Beach, consider this your best buy... I already have plans to visit again next year.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank lizzy_bee25
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Wallkill, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2011

The staff is so friendly and accommodating. The pool is kept super clean and the private beach is definitely a big bonus! Great comfortable place to stay for a reasonable price!

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank s h
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yonkers
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2011

first time at the driftwood motel.safe quiet ,family oriented just like the good old days!!!!!!!!Will go back and bring my friends!!!! Blonde from NY

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank karen R
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Gardiner
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2011

Our family loves this place!! So family-oriented. Everyhting is so convenient when you have children.....the private beach, the nice beach side in-the-gound pool, the little snack bar. ...no roads to cross or things to lug around. It is in a quiet residental area, but close enough to the attractions of the Point Pleasant Boardwalk to make it hassle free!! The rooms are not fancy, but well-kept and clean...perfect when you have children....but best of all, the staff are warm and friendly people who respond quickly and courteously if you have a request. We have been coming here for 8 years and we plan to come back again!!!!

Room Tip: Call early in the year for your reservations so get your first choice of accomodations.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank GAH40
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2011

Within the first 5 minutes of being on the property, the office staff warmly welcomed and introduced us to the hotel. They were very understanding when we had a slight payment issue at the beginning (which we fixed in a jiff).

The rooms are so nice! We walked into our poolside room and were welcomed by warm beachy decor and a kichenette! it has a nice sized mini-fridge, a microwave, sink, and toaster. The room has great lighting and ocean view.

The best part so far is definetely the staff, they are so welcoming and friendly. They're quick to answer any questions.

A few other pluses are the private beach, snack bar, parking lot, and free wi-fi!

Will definetely be coming back!

-Emily G

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank EmHeather
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jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2011

Absolutly the best in Point Pleasant. Beautiful and relaxing paradise. Accomidations are A+++. Owners could not be nicer. Attentive to your every need. Beautiful private beach. Very freindly guests. Thanks so much.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank phattkenny
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Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Property: Driftwood Motel
Address: 1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-4148
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Point Pleasant Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The DRIFTWOOD MOTEL is located dirctly on a Private Beach with a snack bar and heat pool call for daily specials ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Point Pleasant Beach

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