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Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“ocean front”(29 reviews)
“room was clean”(14 reviews)
“corner room”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Recently stayed at DS in Ship Bottom. Room had been flooded by recent rain storm and the carpet was wet. Started getting stinky. They offered no discount, nothing. If you have trouble walking also not the place. Lots of obstacles for seniors, etc. For $130...More

7  Thank t w
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My wife and I stayed one night in a standard room which does not face the beach and reminded us of the hotels at the beach we stayed at in the early 1960's. The room had two full beds which were a bit rocky from...More

5  Thank Vigevano
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Spent a week here 9/8-9/12. Stayed on the 2nd floor, enjoying the beautiful view of the beachfront and ocean. Though it's clear that the facility is worn from many-a traveler, it is clean. Appreciated the refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. The only thing lacking is...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Great oceanfront room. Stayed on the third floor and had wonderful views up and down the beach from private balcony. Clean room with microwave, fridge, sink, 4 cup coffee maker (wish I had brought supplies for it) and some dinnerware. Great value and convenient to...More

1  Thank captmike
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The best place ever stayed onLBI. Clean , safe , convieniet to the entire island. Rooms, linens, bathroom-- spotless. Just walk out to the beach and see sunrise. Assigned parking a great plus. Would return year after year after year ! The only thing that...More

2  Thank Bmmcatz
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$121 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$121 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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Laura S
2 August 2015|
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Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
you'll have to contact the hotel. about the availability, they don't usually offer a room for just one night in LBI as almost all hotels have a 2 night min but ask. There is no safe in the room and the coffee they had was a... More
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Martha52
9 June 2015|
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Response from J456ONwilliam | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so and the coffee maker should be the ones that are round and look like a disc that already have coffee in them
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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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"Stay on upper floor and building you are in has elevator, one facing beach does not have a lift, one that..."
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"The units toward the beach are better. The units in the back are not as nice."
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"Be careful using booking,com on what type of room you think you might be gegtting"
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