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Allendale, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great service, great location. Check in staff was very friendly and efficient. Rooms were clean, nice TV with Direct TV. Very convenient to the boardwalk but surprisingly quite at night. Pool is heated and kept clean, kids enjoyed the pool.

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

Thank you, Rob, for this review! We appreciate you pointing out how quiet the motel can be at night, and also particularly for mentioning our cleanliness and customer service. Also, glad you enjoyed the Direct TV - we've had some great feedback about the variety of channels, the premium Encore movie station, and the full HD. Not that you want...

Montgomery, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We came to the shore to see Maroon 5 at Atlantic City Beach (FYI...those running the concert should be ashamed). We tried to look for a hotel in AC and Brigantine, no luck (nothing worth staying at). Ocean City was the decided instead and Trip Advisor led us to Harris House! Perfect location (right off the boardwalk, steps from the...

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

Hi - Thanks so much for the 5-Circle review! Sorry to hear that the Maroon 5 concert wasn't run properly; hopefully Adam Levine and the boys at least delivered a decent set! Last year the Blake Shelton concert went off without a hitch so I'm curious what was different this time. By the way, if you love music by the...

Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This was an awesome place to stay with teens. Right on boardwalk, clean rooms, not noisy, very safe. Best part was after check out they let one utilize their changing/shower room. It was very helpful and wonderful surprise! We got to stay late on the beach, take a shower and hit the boardwalk before long trip home. Thank-you so much!

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

Thank you! Nothing makes us happier than reading positive reviews like this from guests who seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves at The Harris House. We are so glad you were able to take full advantage of our showers and changing rooms and potentially get an entire extra day to your vacation. The weather has simply been AWESOME in Ocean City...

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Took 2 grand kids to Ocean City for the ocean and boardwalk. Excellent location for access to both. Parking included. Great pool. One minute walk to center of Boardwalk. Highly recommend. Close to everything.

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

We love to hear that you were able to use The Harris House as the 'home base' for your vacation with your grandkids. We are definitely ideally situated for maximizing all that Ocean City has to offer - as our owner often says, "The location takes care of itself; we have to focus on customer service and cleanliness". In that...

Washington DC
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This was a great location and a clean property in Ocean City NJ. We appreciated the friendly staff, the shower and changing rooms (for after you checked out but still went to the boardwalk), the clean rooms, parking, and the pool. The hotel staff were very lovely and easy to work with, felt like staying with family. They were accommodating...

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

Wow, what a great and thorough review! Thank you so much for all the positive comments about the Harris House. When you say you felt like you were "staying with family", well, that means everything to us. Our core belief is to treat our guests like family and our building like a home. We're glad you were able to take...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 August 2015

My kids and I visited the Harris House for the first time this week. It was a great visit! We loved its close proximity to the boardwalk and beach. The kids loved the access to the pool. I loved and was very impressed by their cleanliness! But most importantly, I was very impressed by their kindness and helpfulness. My car...

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

We are so glad you and your kids had an enjoyable stay with us! If you've read our responses to the other reviews here, you know how much it means to us when people mention our cleanliness and customer service. They are the cornerstones of what we do here. Yes, we have a great location by the beach and the...

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Thanks again Harris House staff for making a short trip to OC, NJ with the hubby convenient & accommodating and SO VERY clean!!!!! We biked, walked the boards, and enjoyed the gorgeous beach days. It was short but we couldn't have had a better place to stay & we were very lucky to get in! We will def stay there...

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

Hi - thanks so much for the review! Of all the comments we get, the ones that make us the happiest are those that reference cleanliness and customer service, because that represents the "core" of who we are at the Harris House. We appreciate your positive feedback and are thrilled you had the consummate Ocean City experience: what could be...

McMurray, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We have been coming to Ocean City for the past 50 years...the last 10 staying at the Harris House...this year we had 9 rooms reserved for our whole family...the staff could not have been more accommodating...Michael and Gayle have been there a long time and helped so much in getting our group settled in ...very customer friendly...each year Wendy and...

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

Thank you so so much for your wonderful comments about the Harris House, and we just want to say it's a pleasure accommodating your family each year. We understand the importance of the whole family 'being together' and we are happy to get you those rooms you want. Thanks also for your comments about our staff, all of whom will...

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

The rooms were a little small we were poolside second floor overlooking pool. The pool was clean and warm the staff was great during check in and out except one girl Wednesday evening who made a big stink about our vehicle staying on the lot..we were planning to come back over labor day but now I just want to look...

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

Hi - Thanks for the positive 4-circle review and the kind words on the pool and overall experience. Rest assured, our staff see these reviews and our individual employees take all concerns and comments very seriously, as does the owner and management. It sounds like overall you enjoyed your stay, so we truly hope you'll consider coming back to the...

Elkridge, Maryland
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We had another great experience staying at Harris House! This was our 3rd year staying here and our expectations were yet again exceeded. The lobby staff were super friendly, our rooms were clean, and the pool was relaxing! This year we noticed their updates - we had adjoining rooms (w/ a shared door between them) with my parents, new keycard...

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

Thank you Michelle! It was great having you as our guest and we are grateful that you continue to choose the Harris House for your Ocean City vacation each year. We also appreciate the kind words about our upgrades. It's a pleasure providing accommodations for guests such as yourself and we look forward to seeing you again next year. Truly......

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $228 - $497 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
#7 On the Beach 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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