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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Have been going to OC for over 30 years; stayed at Harris House for the first time and will return next year. Clean, comfortable hotel with a location not to be beat. Right on the beach and boardwalk but not too noisy.

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Thank Laurie M
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I booked a last minute trip for a few nights in September. Reservations were very easy to make and the price was reasonable. The motel is in a great and convenient location, my room was clean and the staff was very friendly. I had a wonderful time and will definitely return.

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Thank Jen L
New York, New York, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I went to ocean city NJ last week for a Lucinda Williams concert. The motel was easy to get to and very well located. The room was very clean and adequate space for two friends to share. The amazing thing to me was the next day they called me because I had left my metro card ( the senior card... More 

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Thank Michael Y
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi -Thank you so much for the kind words about our staff, and also for mentioning the cleanliness of the rooms! We're glad you made it down to Ocean City for the Lucinda Williams concert - the Music Pier has really taken their concert series to the next level in the last few years, with concerts by the Beach Boys,... More 

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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is the third year at the Harris house- Stayed with family and friends week of Aug 26. As usual the rooms were neat and clean, no musty odor, (and updated) AC worked well, pool clean and fun for kids. Steps to Boardwalk.... Staff friendly and helpful!! And we love the am coffee!! See u next summer!

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Thank cfpt
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We truly appreciate your repeated patronage and we are happy to hear that our accommodations and service meet your expectations. Thanks also for noticing the updated A/Cs - each year we invest a significant amount of money in the off-season into upgrades across the property. We hope you enjoy what we have in store for next summer, and... More 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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174 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I rarely write a review while I'm still utilizing the service, but this is an exception. From the first contact with the hotel, I've been impressed. The booking process was easy with an email to the hotel to get the best rate. I was visiting the area for work, and it necessitate several items being mailed to me in advance.... More 

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Thank Janick2010
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for this kind and heartfelt review - we remember you well and are glad we were able to facilitate your "work vacation" : ) We particularly appreciate your comment that our motel is a wonderful example of a family run business. This building is our home, the staff our family, our customers our guests. That... More 

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We come to Ocean City every August for girls weekend. We have stayed at a few places, but Harris House by far is the nicest!! Rooms are a nice size and very clean. Pool is great. Location cannot be beat..half block to the boardwalk/beach. Staff are some of the nicest people we have met. We are definitely making the Harris... More 

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Christiana, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great location! Very clean room. Excellant staff. My daughter wanted to stay on the board walk in the action and this hotel is just behind the stores on the board walk. You can see the ocean from 12th St side of hotel. Five of us in a room with a roll away and still had plenty of room. We enjoyed... More 

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Thank shterbug
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great location- one block to boardwalk and beach @ 12th St. Public restrooms and shower/foot rinse at beach access. This is a good solid 3 star place at the shore. It's not fancy but it's well located. Extremely clean, offers free on site parking and free beach tags for use during your stay. It's a "shore motel," meaning it's older,... More 

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Thank CherylPhiladelphia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with Harris House and would definitely stay again! Perfect for my 2 teen sons and me. When we arrived at 1:30 p.m., I asked if I could park in the parking lot. Front desk staff said, "Absolutely. And we can check you in if you like; although, I can't promise that your room will be ready,... More 

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Thank Kim K
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms are perfect size with a little table and microwave. Bathroom is small, but good enough for those not wishing to live in your room. Room was clean and AC cool! Very close to beach, boardwalk right next door. Walk everywhere. Pool is warm and inviting after day at beach. Pool would be great if there were lights at night.

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Thank Kristin H

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Harris House Motel

Address: 1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3251
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Ocean City
Price Range: $229 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harris House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Harris House Motel Hotel Ocean City
Harris Hotel Ocean City
Harris Motel Ocean City
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#4 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
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“If you have luggage, go first floor, there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Janick2010, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for 2nd floor facing 12th street.”
 of 5 bubbles shterbug, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a pool facing room which was quiet. The rooms on the side may be a little noisy at night w/ the boardwalk so close.”
 of 5 bubbles CherylPhiladelphia, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“1st floor - less steps to beach; 2nd floor balcony with breezes & more privacy. Corner room facing 12th was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 43kimk, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the "pool" side. May be a little bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles kk1249, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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