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New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess I am posting this review because of expectations not completely met. For the price and the hype I had some things that really bothered me. Overall this hotel is cute, clean, charming and in an amazing location. I was in room 214 and the room itself was large, the bathroom was big and the bed extremely comfortable. Here...

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Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, son and I stayed at the Blue Bay Inn over Presidents Day weekend. We stayed in a King Suite. It was well worth the extra $$ to have the privacy so our 1 year old could sleep in a separate room to us! The room was large and clean. Wish they offered breakfast! It was a short drive...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have been here twice now, and having lived in NYC previously, I would not stay anywhere else. We enjoy the ferry to Manhattan, stops conveniently downtown or mid town# The hotel is spotless, large comfortable rooms with very comfy beds. Tea and coffees 24/7 in reception. Lovely people who are very helpful working here too. The situation is quiet...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I stayed at the Blue Bay Inn last weekend for one night. The location is incredibly convenient, nearly across the street from the Seastreak Atlantic Highlands ferry terminal. It's also located on a nice road with a lot of shops and restaurants. The service was excellent and the room was very clean and comfortable. I will definitely stay here again.

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed here over Thanksgiving, and while it was nice, I wouldn't go so far as to say it was lovely, or even divine. For one thing, I booked the hotel at $170 a night and then never received a receipt. I called to confirm our booking, but never confirmed the price. I was later charged $210 a night, in...

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Armonk, New York
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Rooms are spacious. Front desk great. Walking distance to ferry. Great restaurants all around. perfect either in the summer or winter. In the summer hotel close to the beaches. Blue bay is also great in the winter for a fun weekend with your spouse.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Attention to detail throughout the property, from the moment you step from a lovely courtyard into the elegant and contemporary lobby to the art-filled hallways and the well appointed, clean and comfortable room. Highly recommended.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a gem of a find in Atlantic Highlands. We wanted somewhere within easy reach of NYC without having to pay New York prices. This place ticks all the boxes. It is spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated with large rooms and comfortable king sized beds. All rooms have a balcony and pleasant outlook. There are various teas and coffees available...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here in 2015 and came back as we liked it so much. The staff are freindly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are boutique style, beds luxurious, comfortable and huge! The furniture and rooms are sumptuous, clean and well cared for. The location could not be better - there is a ferry to NYC...

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was clean, the room was large and the staff was friendly but I think that the hotel was overrated and expensive for what we got. It is in a good location with many good restaurants within walking but it wasn't better or nicer than another hotel I stayed in the next night for $125 cheaper.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of downtown Atlantic Highlands, the Blue Bay Inn is the perfect place to indulge yours desires. Within two blocks, there are 12 restaurants, a movie theatre, a playhouse, upscale boutiques, spas, hair salons, artisan shops, a coffee house and the Seastreak ferry which luxuriously shuttles back and forth to Manhattan in 35 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Bay Inn

Address: 51 First Avenue, near Sandy Hook, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
Region: United States > New Jersey > Atlantic Highlands
Price Range: RM731 - RM1,280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Blue Bay Hotel Atlantic Highlands
Blue Bay Atlantic Highlands
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Not the second floor and not directly over copper canyon”
  • TV needs to be replaced
  • Room 214
  • Room 214; no coffee maker? $5 water?
 of 5 bubbles jrman66, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“front rooms have the better view, there is currently building work to rear of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lindakelly007, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles 47LindaK, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms are a little noisier, but we love the little balconies in the front and enjoy watching the passersby.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaK815, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early so you can get a better rate, and a king bed. We had two doubles, which was fine, but that is due to our late booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Y9287RZjamies, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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