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    Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

    119 E 9th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4600
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible11%
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    “ocean front” (29 reviews)
    “bagels” (20 reviews)
    “corner room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 9 July 2014

    It's a decent hotel. It's kinda expensive for what your getting. It's just a normal hotel. The rooms are clean sure..but it's got that old hotel smell. The staff was ok, I didn't really deal with them. I stayed in the first floor beach view,...More

    Thank Arif L
    Reviewed 7 July 2014

    I have stayed at the Drifting Sands Motel several times over the past year. I have never been disappointed with the cleanliness of the rooms, the courteous and helpful staff and the great location of the motel. If you are looking for clean rooms on...More

    1  Thank Jennifer L
    Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

    Stay away!!!! Believe the previous reviewers who state the truth of this motel!!! -DIRTY ROOMS -OVERPRICED -USED WRINKLED SHEETS -BROKEN FURNITURE Incredibly rude owner! Sad and bad experience! Plenty of nice, well-priced motels in Harvey Cedars and beyond! Do not stay here.

    5  Thank ribz99
    Reviewed 12 June 2014

    If proximity to the beach is your only concern, this property should be perfect - only an easy 200 foot walk to the ocean! But be warned about the tissue thin walls/noise from other guests, musty smelling stairways, stone hard mattresses, lack of interior locks...More

    2  Thank TruthTalker
    Reviewed 29 May 2014

    Older Place but well kept. Nothing fancy, just a great view of the ocean as you sit on your porch. How much to pay for such a view is the other question as I think its a bit overpriced. Theres a few restaurants close enough...More

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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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$143 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
    • Location
    • United States >
    • New Jersey >
    • Jersey Shore >
    • Long Beach Island >
    • Ship Bottom
    • Also Known As
    • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel Ship Bottom ,
    • Drifting Sands Hotel ,
    • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel Ship Bottom, NJ - Long Beach Island
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    Room & Suite (12)
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    Nearby Attractions
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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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    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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    "don't stay here. Or stay in the ocean view rooms and pay $500+ per night during summer months!"
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    "If you book far enough in advance, you may be able to get an oceanfront room, which would be well worth it."
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    "Rooms in the Efficiency Building reek of mildew."
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    "second floor or higher to get a view of the ocean (versus just the dunes)"
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