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    Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel

    119 E 9th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4600
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    Traveller (48)
    Room & Suite (24)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good24%
    • Average14%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible10%
    Travellers talk about
    “ocean front” (29 reviews)
    “bagels” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Private Balcony
    Golf course
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 21 July 2017

    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 11 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 10 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

    6  Thank abd321
    Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

    It seems to me all beach motels are very similar. My family and I recently stayed at this motel and I must say that what separated this one from the rest was Melanie. Melanie was working at the front desk for most of our stay....More

    2  Thank Cece0815
    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    Stayed at Drifting Sands this past weekend. Only got a room with out a view needed just a place to sleep. The room was comfortable and clean. The service was excellent. The people at the front desk are so helpful and pleasant. I would definitely...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • New Jersey >
    • Jersey Shore >
    • Long Beach Island >
    • Ship Bottom
    • Also Known As
    • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel Ship Bottom ,
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    • Drifting Sands Oceanfront Motel Ship Bottom, NJ - Long Beach Island
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    Laura S
    1 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
    9 June 2015|
    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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