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Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“ocean front”(45 reviews)
“nice balcony”(5 reviews)
“room was clean”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsocean frontnice balconyroom was cleancorner roomfront desk stafflong beach islandoff seasonthe jersey shoreoceanfront viewsecond floorcoffee makerking bednight staygreat vacationfamily vacationthis past weekendassigned parking
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed in a first floor Oceanfront room on a Saturday night in April. The room was clean and is a nice size. Mini fridge, microwave and coffee pot in room. Not a lot of counter space in bathroom and no safe in the room....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was fine until our upstairs neighbors arrived at 12:30am and proceeded to stomp around the room, open and close the balcony door, flush the toilet (5 times in 10 minutes in one count), and just have general conversation until 2am. Then they woke...More

1  Thank suemaik
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting Sands Oceanfront MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue, On behalf of the entire Drifting Sands team, please accept my apologies for the inconvenience that you experienced. In an effort to restore your faith in our facility and service, please contact the hotel directly so that we may discuss the matter with...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

We first visisted Drifting Sands in October 2007. We have been back once or twice every year until 2 1/2 years ago, due to illness. Returning this trip I was a little nervous. Had the property fallen into disrepair? Had their high standards slipped? Not...More

3  Thank NJSueZ
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting Sands Oceanfront MotelResponded 21 November 2017

Hi NJSueZ! On behalf of the entire Drifting Sands team, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back this Spring; when we unveil our upgraded...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Arrived on time, and room we ready. Bright, clean, good view of beach from Balcony. Small Dorm-style fridge and bar-style sink. Bed was comfortable, Enough pillows in case you sleep with more then one, Extra blankets too. Staff was nice, pleasant, Parking was behind the...More

Thank Lawrence L
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting Sands Oceanfront MotelResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Lawrence! On behalf of the entire Drifting Sands team, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. If you haven’t heard, we are beginning renovations to our property very soon. Please...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

I've been coming to Long Beach Island for years to visit my wife's cousins who have a place in Harvey Cedars. Their daughter got married here a last weekend and we had the most amazing time at at The Bonnet Island Estate on Saturday night....More

Thank Steambush
Response from Anne L, General Manager at Drifting Sands Oceanfront MotelResponded 31 October 2017

Hello ‘Steambush’! We’re thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit! Property-wide renovations will begin shortly. Please consider the new Drifting Sands as your host on LBI!

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$104 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$104 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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amyfetterman
11 March 2018|
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Response from Lawrence L | Reviewed this property |
Do know it is a Smoke-Free. Not too many Hotels/Motels in the LBI area are Pet-friendly but i have sent an inquiry to the front desk so i should have an answer shortly
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kimbren
4 February 2018|
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Response from Ally D | Reviewed this property |
Yes beach access are far updated I’m not sure my room was dirty see pictures
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"The 2nd floor of the ocean front building is the way to go. The view is well worth the climb!"
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"The units toward the beach are better. The units in the back are not as nice."
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