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    Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

    119 E 9th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4600
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good24%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible11%
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    “ocean front” (29 reviews)
    “bagels” (20 reviews)
    “corner room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    1 - 5 of 193 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I'm in total shock at the quality of hotels that are offered on Long Beach Island's "Jersey Shore". It was my first visit to "The Shore", being from California I was very interested to see how it stacked up to Cali Beaches. So We paid...More

    Thank WeHeartTravel_143
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed one night at this motel. It cost us $283 and for that money we got lumpy beds, lumpy pillows, and threadbare and obviously well worn bedclothes. There was very little lighting in the room and the air conditioner was loud and noisy. The...More

    1  Thank anneg982
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Can't beat a beachfront location, and the Drifting Sands has one of the best. The rooms are clean, and the beds are comfortable. Front desk service was friendly and helpful, and complimentary beach badges are a great plus.

    1  Thank Mary1700
    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    My husband & I booked this hotel at the last minute while visiting a friend on LBI. We checked in around midnite. We had to make a call to the hotel guard and he let us in without any problems. I was elated to discover...More

    6  Thank MScully333
    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Drifting Sands Motel has 3 different buildings. We stayed in the Efficiency Building, which we found out is the oldest one. While our 3rd floor room had a view of the ocean, there was a very strong mildew smell. I needed to wash every piece...More

    5  Thank abd321
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$143 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
    • Location
    • United States >
    • New Jersey >
    • Jersey Shore >
    • Long Beach Island >
    • Ship Bottom
    • Also Known As
    • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel Ship Bottom ,
    • Drifting Sands Hotel
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    Room & Suite (12)
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    Hotel & Grounds (30)
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    Laura S
    2 August 2015|
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    Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
    you'll have to contact the hotel. about the availability, they don't usually offer a room for just one night in LBI as almost all hotels have a 2 night min but ask. There is no safe in the room and the coffee they had was a... More
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    9 June 2015|
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    Response from J456ONwilliam | Reviewed this property |
    I don't believe so and the coffee maker should be the ones that are round and look like a disc that already have coffee in them
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    "don't stay here. Or stay in the ocean view rooms and pay $500+ per night during summer months!"
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    "If you book far enough in advance, you may be able to get an oceanfront room, which would be well worth it."
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    "Rooms in the Efficiency Building reek of mildew."
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    "second floor or higher to get a view of the ocean (versus just the dunes)"
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