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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This motel was directly across the road from the beach. The rooms are simple, but comfortable. The view from the second floor beachside is beautiful. Walking distance from the boardwalk. Very affordable. TV and internet available

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Southwest Ranches, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A local store owner in seaside recommended this little place to stay for a few nights and it is certainly a lovely little place. Right in the beach and steps from the famous seaside Boardwalk, and you can't beat the cost. It's clean and fresh. Owners are very nice. Will stay again when we come back to the jersey shore.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived on Saturday August 27 2016 at 2:00 we found the room not prepared the floor was covered with sand the beds were full of sand the toilet was loose from the floor the bathroom door was broken on the inside the shower was as small as a phonebooth the soap packs were all broken into little pieces the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2016

One thing I regret is not taking pictures of this dump. The room was tiny. There was rust in every corner, the bed cover hasn't seen a wash since it's purchase in 1901, the bed sheets were wrinkled and looked like they had not been changed, the shower was moldy and everything was so so so run down and old....

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect location right across the street from the beach and close enough to walk to most other places, but still very quiet. The staff were friendly and helpful and the room was very clean. The pool was quite nice as well. We rented beach passes which saved us some money.

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Dumont, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough what a horrible and disgusting stay we had. Rooms are filthy and ours was infested with flies. Bathroom Showers have mold. Pool is slimy. And that's just the beginning. My family and I do not recommend you stay here, unless you are completely intoxicated and can not drive. Sorry Desert Palm but a lot of work...

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 August 2016

First time at this hotel, the location was terrific, the front desk personnel were very accommodating, however, very run down and not very clean. We had a room on the third floor, perfect ocean view. I am hoping in the near future they do some repairs and remodeling - would love to give it another chance.

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nj
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Checked into this great location hotel on Sunday August 7 for a 2 night stay room was small but spotless..Fridge in room worked great.. Don.t make the mistake of bringing full size pickup the parking lot is very tight...The pool was great my granson loved it and it is in a great spot so people from the street can,t see...

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stayed here at the Desert Palm from August 2nd to the 5th and had a great time. We keep going back year after year for the great location, clean rooms and most of all the fantastic customer service. Here is my review of this years visit. Arrived early at 11:30 am when check -in time is not till 2 pm....

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Used Hotels.com and located one of only a few available room on a Sunday night 6 pm!. The hotel had only one room left which was small (but still fit the king size bed). The staff were quite friendly and the beach was right across the street. I would stay here again. The room had microwave, refrigerator and TV. Had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Desert Palm Inn

Address: 1505 N Ocean Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-1230
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Park
Price Range: RM262 - RM933 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Desert Palm Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Desert Palm Motel
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“stay away altogether”
 of 5 bubbles Disappointment60745, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“need to plan in advance to get one of the rooms with ocean view, but those in front have a covered hall with seats to view ocean as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 521marybeths, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Almost evey room has a view”
 of 5 bubbles christinegW3688LC, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms on second floor are the best and better beds...”
 of 5 bubbles 338marcelc, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best views, jacuzzi room, third floor.”
  • It's a very short walk to the beach and Boardwalk.
 of 5 bubbles 755brittanyd, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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