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Cottage on the River

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2011

Spent 4 nights at Cottage on the River in Island Heights. We were traveling to Toms River to visit family and decided to try some non-standard lodging as there aren't too many great choices in TR. (ie Holiday Inn or HoJo) We arrived pretty late at night but the owner made arrangements to get us in to our room(Riverview Suite)...

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Highland,NY
Reviewed 13 August 2007

Great B and B right outside Tom's River. Extremely relaxing and everything is run very effifciently. Would recommend to anyone and will look to stay again in the future!

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1Thank DarenArthur
morris plains, nj
Reviewed 2 May 2007

I've stayed at the Cottage several times and when I'm not there, I dream about returning again. The rooms are lovely, the owners are warm and gracious and you feel like a pampered guest at a good friend's house. The surroundings and view of the Toms River from the back deck are beautiful. If you need to recharge your batteries...

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3Thank NjLindaM
Reviewed 12 August 2004

Wonderful location and rooms. The owners treat you like family, warm and welcoming. The view from the back patio of the river is spectacular. Highly Recommended

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2Thank travellinghopefully
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Queens, New York
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4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2003

This was a wonderful experience which exceeded my expectations. The Cottage on the River website is impressive but could not capture the warmth with which we were greeted. Sally and Phil are wonderful. We were in Island Heights for an art workshop and spent a wonderful weekend at the cottage. Fully intend to relive the experience this fall. Book early....

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Atco, NJ
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Reviewed 26 August 2003

We had a very good time at this wonderful little B&B. I have to say my expectations were exceeded in every area. For instance, innkeepers Sally and Phil were very accomodating. The views from the back deck were wonderful. The rooms were decorated with cottage-style accents and victorian furniture. We had a lovely time and have already rescheduled to visit...

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Address: 10 Ocean Bnd, P. O. Box 628, Island Heights, NJ 08732-7849
Region: United States > New Jersey > Island Heights
Price Range: $114 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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