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Waldwick, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These pictures will tell it all. Upon entry you'll see what looks like a curbside sofa, greeting you in the lobby/foyer. Bay Head is a very nice shore town in NJ that deserves a WAY better representation than this. After checking into our freezing cold room (no heater!) we saw the "dump" we were expected to stay in. The only...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, clean comfy and extremely wonderful staff! It had a home away from home feel. Being only a block from the beach certainly added to the charm. They are currently undergoing minor renovations that I think will only add more to this hotel. Excited for my return back!

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay we are trying hard to redo the complete building both inside and out and do appreciate your staying with us. Sincerely The Grenville Hotel

New Providence, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed for a night over Presidents day weekend. Its been 10 years since we last stayed at the Grenville and I'm not sure if they've cleaned the place over that time. Our room was a disaster, filthy carpet, marks all over the walls, spackled bathroom ceiling but not sanded or painted, rust on the doorways, no...

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

We am sorry for your stay. We have spoken to the person whose room had the television too loud, I apologize for the inconvenience. The room has new furniture and a new bed (1 year old). Regarding rust on the metal frames, we are 100 yards from the ocean metal rusts we apologize. Wacky stuff?? Sir we clean our linens...

Stony Point, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please review all the comments from others, they will match mine. In July, I took my family to The Grenville Inn, I hadn't been here in over 10 years, and from what I recall it USE TO BE a very nice place. We arrived, to a very dirty foyer with a sloppy gentlemen who told us our room was not...

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

Lets go over your stay. All of this has been saved on video, Amercian Express was sent the video, I could hear the jaws dropping on the phone 8:47 you try to check in on July 4th!! We tell you the room hasn't even checked out yet, checkin is at 3 you get upset. Again it is July 4th!! 9:00am...

Carlsbad, New Mexico
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I stayed here in the winter and I think I was the only guest, which means my experience may have been abnormal. Keep in mind that my expectations were based on the 89$/night rate for the winter. Here's a few notes about my stay and regarding other concerns from other reviews: 1. Not doing renovations/updating. The comforters, sheets, and furniture...

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Although it is the winter time, we are normally half filled during the week, and close to being sold out on the weekends. It is a quiet building, and our customers tend to be on the quiet side. I am sorry if the room was too cold for you, we do have very cold...

Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Simply put, this was the WORST accommodation I have ever experienced. It was so bad, we didn’t even stay. Had dinner and returned the room key to front desk. What made the overall experience even worse: our wonderful neighbor surprised my husband and me with this overnight stay and dinner for my 50th birthday. When we entered the room, I...

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

Dear Kevin we am sorry it was the worst stay you ever had. We apologize, the reservation was incorrectly put into a room that was not ready yet as the windows had just been installed and as you said there was dust everywhere. Again we apologize, the candid camera and twilight zone comments..... whatever. We are undergoing major construction it...

Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is our second year visiting on Valentines Day and we surely plan to make it a yearly event. The rooms are charming and the staff is very accommodating. We enjoyed a romantic evening with dinner in our room by the fireplace. It was a perfect night.

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed! See you next year!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

For some reason, this place attracted poor reviews on Yelp. Please ignore! It's a quaint, family-run, hotel that is a few feet from a non-public, quiet beach. They give you passes for the beach, and beach chairs! It's clean, and with a friendly staff. The breakfast in the morning wasn't that great. Which is fine, because there are great brunch...

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grenville3100, Manager at The Grenville, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again!

Cranford
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

What happened? We stayed at The Grenville approximately 10 years ago and had a wonderful stay, it didn't occur to me to read the reviews when I booked it this time. I wish I did. The reviews were spot on. A lovely hotel, at one time, that has not had ANY attention in a very long time. Everything about the...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel needs a lot of everything. Services were nothing the room was not clean. The room was never done when we were there. The restaurant is a joke. The place needs management. The only good thing is the location. Someone should buy it they would make a fortune.

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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125 Year old Victorian Hotel 100 yards from the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grenville

Address: 345 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742-4735
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Bay Head
Price Range: RM468 - RM1,122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grenville 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“I've stayed in motels that were nicer, its bad! My advice, do not stay there, there are much nicer places at the Jersey Shore”
 of 5 bubbles lafemina, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in # 301 which overlooked the two neighbors yards & pools...AC worked great”
  • Nice safe area to walk and visit
  • table lamps had outlets to charge your phone overnight
  • Toilet and shower separate room, sink is in the room
  • Room #301 grey area with small pink triangle.....
 of 5 bubbles MagikalMom, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“parking is all on street 24/7 but one night we had to park on the side street as there was no parking in the front.”
 of 5 bubbles barryd540, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We like the front rooms with a balcony. You can leave to door open for a nice breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles Totowanj, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“4th floor has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Spm888, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
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