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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Albatross is a bit of a mixed bag, and how much you enjoy your stay will definitely be determined by the kind of person you are. I personally would stay again, but in this review I will describe the good, bad, and who this place will be a great option for. First off, the Albatross is in a great... More 

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NYC
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice simple room, good AC. not fancy but it does the job, clean white cotton sheets and decent pillows. bring blindfolds if you are light sensitive, as bits of light from the hallway does get in through the doorframe. decent breakfast and helpful staff. its an old victorian hotel, the carpeting is so-so- id prefer hardwood floors, but it still... More 

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1 Thank RKNY17
fort lauderdale, Fl
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101 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

If you are a fastidious or fussy traveler in anyway I would say stay away. I booked here because Asbury park was totally sold out. There are positives here it is an old fashion place with a charming lobby. It is near the beach. It is near Asbury park. The beds are comfortable and I slept very very well. It's... More 

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1 Thank dgoldyn
Nyack, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very friendly and helpful owner and staff. This was a last minute getaway for us and we were grateful to find something available that was only a block from the beach. Our room (a double, #18) had a view of the water to the east and the green out front - it was quiet and bright. It was not a... More 

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1 Thank ingridh652
Bronx, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The Albatross is a great family BB! Walking distance the beach, local shops, and Auditorium (Church) in Ocean Grove. Bill the inkeeper is welcoming, personible and accommodating. My family and I have stayed several times in the last 3yrs and Bill always remembers the 3 of us by name. The Inn offers access to guest fridge in kitchen, FREE Wifi,... More 

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I've seen several one-star reviews over the years for many properties, but they're almost always over-reactions to an incident or service slight, and rarely a fair overall rating. I don't imagine this is the worst property on the system, and because one star is defined as "Terrible", whereas two stars is "Poor", I'll go with "Poor" as the fair rating... More 

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Allendale, New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I came for 3 nights of R&R and this place disappointed me from the start. It's dumpy and decrepit. I understand that it's old...old is fine...and I totally understood that the rooms would be sparse and spare. That's fine, too. What I did not sign on for was a truly depressing space that hadn't been painted or kept up for... More 

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1 Thank 507jenn
Somerset County, NJ
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a great find for the right traveler. My sister and I, along with my 14- and 12-year old daughters, were lucky enough to book 2 rooms (cancellations!) on a Saturday in August. There is NO two-night minimum, a huge plus. Rooms are old fashioned and very clean. My sunny room was on the 4th floor and was more... More 

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Thank KathleenMDH47
Terryville, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Well read all the reviews. Just got back from Albatross Hotel and it was fine. If you are a person who has to have their luggage carried for them Not the place (poor you)! If you can't get along with sharing bathroom and shower,(Poor You) It was nice, very old, needs up keep, but clean and for the one who... More 

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2 Thank France M
Hudson River Valley, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Booked The Albatross at the last minute and didn't know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. It's a charming, quirky boarding house-style inn located steps away from the beach. Bill, the owner, welcomed us warmly and provided great dining recommendations. Our room was on the 3rd floor - small, with two twin beds and a sink. A shower and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Historic Victorian Albatross Hotel, durably decorated for family fun at the Jersey Shore! Enjoy Scenic rocking Porches overlook "the Pathway" while ocean breezes keep you cool and free of Mosquitos(They don't come to Ocean Grove). Located blocks from downtown shopping,dining and swimming in the ocean or enjoy a concert at the Great Auditorium. About an hour from Manhattan or Philadelphia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albatross Hotel

Address: 34 Ocean Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1661
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Price Range: $80 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Albatross Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Albatross Hotel Ocean Grove
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book early for a private bath!”
 of 5 bubbles Jsgirl44, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“i think front rooms have better view, or east side might see the beach [i was west facing, nothing to see]”
 of 5 bubbles RKNY17, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the north would be brighter and have a breeze. Some rooms face the side of the neighboring buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles ingridh652, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Once you find a parking spot in Ocean Grove during the high season, don't move your car.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenMDH47, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“check pricing stay off of hwys cheaper then the hwy price quality unbelievable”
 of 5 bubbles 995roccoc, 23 May 2015 | Read review
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