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    The Islander Motel

    1202 Central Ave, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4556
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    2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    • Excellent89%
    • Very good9%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “his wife” (10 reviews)
    “the owner” (38 reviews)
    “place to stay” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 13 November 2017

    I would stay here again without a moment's hesitation. It is a motel with the nice touches of a Hilton and owners who care about their guests and their business. It is newly renovated and I wouldn't change a single thing. It's well-maintained, centrally located,...More

    Thank bluewater53
    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    We booked last minute and found this little gem during off season (October). Joe was very sweet to converse with on the phone and equally as lovely in person. I had only been to LBI once before at the end toward the lighthouse. The room...More

    Thank tara l
    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Stay every year for many years after Labor Day for the Irish Fair. The fair moved locations this year but continue to stay at hotel. Always call ahead and get a room. Wonderful owners and great rooms.

    Thank sharon w
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Not sure what else to say that hasn't already been said. The motel is immaculately clean, quiet and well-kept. Joe, the owner, is sweet and friendly and made us feel right at home the minute we arrived. The rooms are spacious and had everything we...More

    Thank TheHuntress
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    we love LBI. motel is close to the beach. within walking distance of a lot of restaurants. all the other good reviews just about sum it up. this was our third time at the motel and had another great time. Joe is a great person...More

    Thank laylayben
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$54 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • United States >
    • New Jersey >
    • Jersey Shore >
    • Long Beach Island >
    • Ship Bottom
    • Also Known As
    • The Islander Motel Ship Bottom, NJ - Long Beach Island
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    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (23)
    Bathroom (2)
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    Questions & Answers
    7 September 2016|
    Response from Jeanette H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they were out of town in late spring. Not usually the case. We were able to reach them finally and stayed three times this season wonderful as always.
    12 May 2015|
    Response from Nora M | Reviewed this property |
    They don't allow animals
    Room Tips
    "If you NEED wifi, this may not be the best choice since it is spotty. Didn't bother me much."
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    "Call after Memorial Day - August to book for off season"
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    "Rooms farther away from office may have difficulty with wi-fi."
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    "There are rooms with a kitchenette."
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