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Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

So many try to create a warm and friendly atmosphere. At Browns it just seems to come naturally. This charming B&B is conveniently located near everything in Ocean City and within walking distance of the family's iconic boardwalk restaurant and its much-storied doughnuts. I now feel as if my family has a place "Down the Shore," because now I do.... More 

Thank VFYankee
Manheim, PA
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We stayed at Brown's for a long weekend in July for my husbands birthday and although it rained almost the entire weekend, we still had a wonderful time. The room (we were in room 8) was small with a queen bed and bathroom but we had enough room to put our luggage and all our things. It was very clean!... More 

1 Thank weaves18
Rockville, Maryland
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105 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Stayed at Brown's during a short vacation to Ocean City 15-19 Jul 2014. We liked it because it has a feel like you are staying in someone's private home as opposed to staying at a B&B with other transient people. Mr. Brown and his family (three or so adult children/in-laws and at least one adult grandchild that work at the... More 

2 Thank Dustin M
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I spent 4th of July weekend with my fiance' here at Brown's...this was our 2nd visit this year. We enjoyed our long weekend very much. Mr. Brown is such a nice man and a great host; the breakfasts he serves are delicious. The front porch is a great place to people watch, talk, read a book. Our room was clean,... More 

1 Thank ACMS1960
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38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Great B+B. Always very clean. Nice rooms. Mr. Brown is super nice and a great host. His cooking can't be beat and there are always local treats in the afternoon as well as breakfast. They even let you use the downstairs bathroom after you check out if you need to get changed after the beach. Can't say enough good things... More 

Thank marston258
Easton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We've enjoyed staying at Brown's several times; it's become the only place we consider when going to OC, NJ., and earns and deserves the "Excellent" rating we give to all categories. Its proximity to downtown, boardwalk and beach works well as we move through our 70's. Harmon is a delight to talk with, is so gracious, and breakfast is a... More 

2 Thank William W
york pa
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74 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

we only stayed one night at the end of april, pre season, and found the place delightful....Harmon, assumingly the owner, was very sociable and helpful with directions around town...the room was more than adequate, comfortable, spacious,quiet, and had a private bath with jetted tub...A location, less than 2 blocks from the beach didnt hurt either...Its located on a corner with... More 

1 Thank dougthebarber
Flemington, New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2012

We stayed one week at Brown's Nostalgia and my husband and I had the best time. The house is so charming and Mr. Brown is one of the nicest folks you ever want to meet ! The place is always neat and clean and whatever you may need , just ask. We have stayed at many B & B's and... More 

1 Thank skibbees
West Chester, PA
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012 via mobile

We've been staying at Browns for 10 years. Harmon, the owner, is a kind man who is always very welcoming and interesting to talk to. The rooms are clean, and the house is only a couple of blocks from the beach. Breakfast is always great. We keep coming back because we always feel welcome here. What a lovely home... You'll... More 

1 Thank BeachloverfromPA
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2011

The family running this B&B is amazing and made sure we were fully accommodated. The 85 year old owner is full of wit and so warm. He told us to feel free to run around in the house in stocking feet and while we stayed to consider the house our home and use all the rooms. Great front porch for... More 

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Address: 1001 Wesley Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3345
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Ocean City
Number of rooms: 8
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“Linger over breakfast and enjoy the rockers on the porch.”
 of 5 bubbles VFYankee, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 (where we stayed) has a great view but I did notice the other rooms (7and 6) had larger beds and larger rooms. I wouldn't have traded our view but others might want more space.”
 of 5 bubbles weaves18, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We like Room 3 for the king bed, the brightness, and the sitting area by the five windows.”
 of 5 bubbles 770WilliamW, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Every one of the rooms at Browns is charming... you can't go wrong choosing any of his rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles skibbees, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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