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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Situated on a lively road in Atlantic Highlands, Blue Bay Inn puts you near the water and at the heart of an artsy, casual village. Outside, we appreciated the open courtyard, which was set up for drinks and dinner on Saturday night. Inside, the lobby was comfortable and equipped with two Keurigs, a cold server of fresh water and a...

2Thank lisa028
West Hartford, CT
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you want to enjoy the water, good seafood, a safe and simple bike trail without big crowds--even on a warm June day--then Atlantic Highlands might work for you. I know my Jersey friends (I was visiting from CT) said that the area was known as sort of an odd stepsister to the cool parts of the Jersey Shore and...

Thank Mary C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Room was very big-parlour room. Needed a larger room for a pre-wedding gathering. This fit the bill! Staff was very helpful and courteous. Beds were comfortable. Coffee in the lobby in the morning was great.

Thank Reagan4ever
Trieste, Italy
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I chose to stay overnight, as an alternative to the dreaded airport hotels near the Newark International Airport. I do not regret the choice. Atlantic Highland is a nice maritime neighbourhood on the South shore of the lower New York bay, overlooking the Brooklyn skyline, less than one hour drive from the Newark International airport. The neighbourhood is quite, the...

Thank stehbar
markcNewJersey, Manager at Blue Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that your stay here at The Blue Bay Inn was an unhappy one. We work hard to give our guests the best experience possible. I will speak with all of my team members to ensure this situation does not happen again. Thank you for letting us know and enjoy your Summer.

Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A lovely "old world" type of building in this pretty part of the new colony. Huge room which was very clean. Usual american refusal to supply drinking water free. $5 for a 33cl bottle or medicine dose sized plastic containers at water fountain in reception. Bar and restaurant was closed when I was there ( 24-25 Dec) No parking either....

Thank Localityenthusiast
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Two minute walk to the ferry to Manhattan. Several good restaurants right next door or across the street. Very comfortable bed and I was pleasantly surprised how quite it was even though my room was on the front or street side of the building and right next to the elevator. My only negative would be the slow wi-fi but it...

Thank TownsendRC
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My husband and I recently lived at the Blue Bay for almost 4 months while our home was rebuilt. The staff was amazing, thoughtful, could not do enough for us; the hotel is clean, well run, beautiful and quiet, a little jewel. Despite it being a very stressful time, thanks to Pam and her staff we felt so well cared...

1Thank jeantmar
Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Web site says two bedroom suite has a full bed in one room and a king in the other room and it also says room has a sofa bed. Reality is, there is only one bedroom with a full bed. The king bed is not in a separate room with its own door. Also the room does not have a...

1Thank Bob J
New Jersey
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The hotel was quiet, situated perfectly on the main drag in the town, and had very nice clean rooms. Great location with plenty of food options around, including a restaurant/lounge in the hotel. Very nice and friendly staff. Perfect for a quiet weekend getaway.

Thank Brett S
Morris County, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Great boutique hotel. Have driven past it dozens of times and never noticed it. Very clean, courteous staff. We stayed 'off season', so the restaurant in the hotel was closed. there is another one owned by the hotel on the corner and several others within walking distance. The only thing I could say is a negative is that the parking...

Thank Crisp1_13

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of downtown Atlantic Highlands, the Blue Bay Inn is the perfect place to indulge yours desires. Within two blocks, there are 12 restaurants, a movie theatre, a playhouse, upscale boutiques, spas, hair salons, artisan shops, a coffee house and the Seastreak ferry which luxuriously shuttles back and forth to Manhattan in 35 minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Bay Inn

Address: 51 First Avenue, near Sandy Hook, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
Region: United States > New Jersey > Atlantic Highlands
Price Range: $231 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Blue Bay Hotel Atlantic Highlands
Blue Bay Atlantic Highlands
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“front rooms have the better view, there is currently building work to rear of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles lindakelly007, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles 47LindaK, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms are a little noisier, but we love the little balconies in the front and enjoy watching the passersby.”
 of 5 bubbles PatriciaK815, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early so you can get a better rate, and a king bed. We had two doubles, which was fine, but that is due to our late booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Y9287RZjamies, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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