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Minerva's by the Sea

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Minerva's is a year-round family-friendly bed and breakfast, with five units, all with private bath and comfortable distance/separation between each unit. One unit has a private entrance and a full kitchen. Free wi-fi, attractive library and lobby sitting areas. Two rooms have a private decks. Convenient to shops and restaurants, beaches and fishing.Rates from $265, including full breakfast,and use of beach tags, beach towels, beach chairs, and bikes.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews bed and breakfast great cook mermaid room within walking distance ice cream wonderful weekend beach access every morning get away the north end emma lighthouse comfort bay lbi island accommodations
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I just spent a weekend at Minerva's on a yoga retreat. I was in awe of the hospitality we received by Emma and Paul. The food was so delicious that you looked forward to the next meal. The place is immaculate and cozy. I talked...More

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Response from lbilady10, Owner at Minerva's by the SeaResponded 10 October 2018

Well, how nice of you to write such a lovely review. We work hard at Minerva's to make our guests comfortable and to provide a relaxing and homey atmosphere. Glad it worked for you! And we'll be glad to see you with your hubby! Give...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This was my fourth time staying at Minerva's By the Sea. As always, it was a great weekend away. Emma and Paul, together with the helping hands of local friends, made wonderful breakfasts and interesting conversation. The rooms are cosy, clean, and the house has...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

So glad we stayed at Minerva's B&B in Barneget, LBI NJ. It was most enjoyable for us, our family and very clean and comfortable. Our host Emma and Paul cooked great breakfasts for us, and helped us navigate our stay in this lovely lighthouse town....More

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Response from lbilady10, Owner at Minerva's by the SeaResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for your kind words!! We really enjoyed hosting your lovely family! We look forward to your return!!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have been vacationing here since it opened, and can't imagine a summer without a trip to Barnegat Light and Minerva's. This B and B doesn' t look like much from the outside, but don't let that keep you from checking it out. Rooms are...More

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Response from lbilady10, Owner at Minerva's by the SeaResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks folks for that lovely review! We DO enjoy what we do here--breakfast-by-breakfast, laundry-load-by-laundry-load, and vacuum-by-vacuum, but mostly we enjoy folks like you who enjoy this little slice of paradise, and who bring your interesting ideas and family to grace the place! See you soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just enjoyed three nights at Minerva’s. The place is very clean, in a great, quiet location (beach and bay, Poppy’s ice cream, breakfast diner and shops are a short walk away). Owner Emma is a warm host, who encourages visitors to...More

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Response from lbilady10, Owner at Minerva's by the SeaResponded 23 August 2018

Glad you had a pleasant stay. LBI is just about the BEST place in the world, and we are happy to be able to fluff your pillows while you enjoy it! Hope to see you soon again!

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17 September 2018|
Response from lbilady10 | Property representative |
Glad we could talk by phone. Sorry we couldn't help you. Hope the White Whale had space. Pls call again when your travels bring you back this way.
Room Tips
"chose the room with the balcony."
2 Sep 2018
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"All rooms have their charms, but Neptune and Mermaid have decks"
20 Aug 2017
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"Look at all rooms available."
17 Aug 2017
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"We had the Mermaid Suite with a balcony."
3 Aug 2017
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United StatesNew JerseyJersey ShoreLong Beach IslandBarnegat Light
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