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Shawmont Hotel

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Ambler, PA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at the Shawmont for a girls weekend and had a great time. From the time I called through our stay, service was very helpful and friendly. The hotel is a prime location overlooking the beach, with tons of balconies and patios giving fantastic views. Perfect location for a walk to the adorable quiet Victorian town of ocean grove,...

Thank HeatherAnne1975
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located right across from the beach with ocean views, this hotel offers nicely decorated rooms with a warm feeling. You can walk the boardwalk into asbury park and explore the town of ocean grove. Cool gingerbread houses.

Thank david5162
Milford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location. Love sitting on the front porch in the rocking chairs listening to the ocean. Breakfast in the morning is mediocre at best. The rooms need updating. Carpet needed to be replaced. Bedding out dated. View is priceless

1Thank Shep113
Manheim, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I just had my second stay at the Shawmont for the summer. Went there to celebrate my birthday this passed week. Had a wonderful time and the staff is so accomodating. Lisa is absolutely wonderful, a great asset to the Shawmont. I have worked in customer service most of my life and Lisa and the rest are all about the...

2Thank 55beach
Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Shawmont! We pride ourselves on our beautiful hotel and staff! We would love to have you stay with us for a third time! Thank you for your kind words and Happy Birthday!

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for our 25th wedding anniversary, beautiful place right on the beach. Awesome staff and clean rooms. Would definitely recommend it. Ocean grove is a quaint, cute little town. Clean and close to everything.

2Thank Sharon G
Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful 25th wedding Anniversary at the Shawmont! We would love to have you stay with us again soon.

Pleasantville, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Small hotel with a hometown feel. Great location overlooking the ocean and close to town and short walk on the boardwalk to Asbury Park. This is an older style hotel with a big front porch with the rocking chairs. Boardwalk across the street and you can walk for miles. Warning Dry town, but you can BYO.

Thank Stephen L
Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your stay with us! We hope you visit the Shawmont again soon!

Stone Ridge, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This old fashioned hotel is right on the boardwalk/beach! Rocking chairs on the front porch greet you. Homey hotel, like grandma's house! No elevators - narrow stairs! Beautiful place & good breakfast! No swimming in beach Sunday mornings!

Thank RoSiE12484
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband's family has been going to Ocean Grove for years. We recently had to change our usual hotel. The old hotel did not handle our large family (25+ people) very well. The Shawmont is absolutely wonderful and they took our large party in stride. As a matter of fact, there was an additional large party there the same time...

Thank Angela C
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our family has been making an annual trip to the Shawmont for nearly 10 years and we are never disappointed. The service is great and the rooms are cozy. The location is ideal - right across the street from the beach. You can park your car and can walk everywhere - to Main St shops and restaurants, to the Asbury...

1Thank Maggie M
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were both happy with our decision. Hotel and room were clean, the bed cozy and comfortable, bathroom was great. Close to Asbury but nicer beach. Free coffee all day, thank you! Breakfast was so so but good enough. Trip advisor is annoying making me fill this spot with pointless extra words!

2Thank cowboyken55

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shawmont is a fully refurbished 30 room hotel facing the Ocean, in historic Ocean Grove NJ right on the NJ shore. All rooms have private baths, AC, and Cable TV. Built in 1865 all rooms have updated and many have outstanding ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shawmont Hotel

Address: 17 Ocean Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1662
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Price Range: $118 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Shawmont Hotel Ocean Grove
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“No elevators so pack in small bags so easier to carry up the steps.”
55beach, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 3rd floor facing the ocean for a great view.”
stephenlM5653WR, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no elevators in this hotel but all the rooms are nice. You pay a lot more for a beach view.”
angelacZ2118UR, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms on first floor back are very quiet. Rooms with the lower numbers (1-2, 101, 102, 201, 202) tend to be noisier”
AuntRuth001, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are three floors. So if you book second floor you'll have to go 2 flights up and the stairs are very steep.”
annamX8114QN, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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