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“Couldn't have been more pleased”
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Asbury Park Inn
Ranked #1 of 4 Asbury Park B&B and Inns
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1 review
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“Couldn't have been more pleased”
Reviewed 21 March 2013

My brother and I stayed for 10 days in February while on business and couldn't have been more pleased with our accomodations and hosts. Chip and Betsy consistently went out of their way to ensure we were comfortable, well fed, and informed about the area (we're from Canada); Betsy even helped to put me on the mend after catching a hard cold. Being away from home for such a spate of time in the middle winter could have been a drag, but Betsy and Chip's gracious consideration was such that we felt perfectly at home. A fantastic place to stay on all accounts, I don't have one bad thing to say about the Asbury Ocean Beach Inn.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled on business
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Monroeville, New Jersey
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

My wife and I were attending a show at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park in February 2013, and based on the great reviews on TripAdvisor decided to stay at the Asbury Ocean Beach Inn. We were lucky enough to stay in the Ocean Spa Suite, and were blown away at the accommodations. The suite itself was huge with a beautiful sitting room, a separate bedroom (with an awesome queen size bed), and large bathroom area including a jetted tub. We really loved the indoor sauna that was in the suite, especially after walking back from the Stone Pony on a cold-February night. The breakfast that Chip cooked the next morning was definitely 5-star, and was easily the best breakfast we've ever had at a B&B. Finally, I can't say enough about Chip and Betsy. They were the coolest and friendliest hosts that anyone could hope for. I can't say enough about how welcome they made us feel. We can't wait to return!

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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New York City
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We came down to Red Bank for a concert and wanted to find a nice place to spend the night. The hotels in Red Bank seemed underwhelming and we noticed that this Inn had great Trip Advisor reviews....The reviews are right. This is a lovely inn in every way you can imagine. We booked the Spa Suite and that included a nice living room, a full size real in room wood sauna (!), a very large bathroom and a terrific bedroom with a fab bed. The devil is in the details and the details are all here - good taste, nice colors, tons of towels, lovely linens, lotions, bath salts, lights, TVs, super cozy and nice.....We got a wonderful night's sleep and the next morning we had an amazing breakfast. I should have taken a photo. Basically you can get whatever you want and it is prepared by people who care. We had wonderful fresh muffins, egg white omelettes, awesome bacon, greek yogurt on and on...I would come to this place for breakfast if I lived down there. The couple who own the Inn are very helpful and I think this would be a great place to come in the spring and summer during beach season.

Room Tip: We loved the Spa Suite.....
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Baltimore, MD
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Reviewed 6 March 2013 via mobile

I've tried out several B&bs over the years and love the coziness but often really dislike the decor. Asbury Ocean Beach Inn far exceeded my expectations. The rooms are beautifully furnished, modern, very clean, and welcoming! Betsy was such a gracious host and made us feel right at home with thoughtful touches like a bottle of wine and tray of treats each evening. Nice selection of books throughout the house. Breakfast is very generous and cooked to order. My favorite was the freshly baked basket of muffins! Highly recommend for a fun weekend away with family or friends. Make sure to make reservations at Taka for terrific japanese food!

  • Stayed February 2013
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millstone township,new jersey
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Put away your dusty old silk flowers and faded boring wall paper and experience a Chique, Hip, and Vibrant Bed and Breakfast in the coolest Rock and Roll Beach town on the East Coast! If you stay in the Ocean Spa SUite as we did, you can sit back in your dry sauna, or refresh yourself and loved one in the steam shower(enough room for two), while sipping Betsy's refreshments and great snacks that she brings right to your room if you wish. It is private, yet friendly and the topper is the Unbelievable Breakfast spread that Chip prepares for you and Betsy's homemade muffins while you wait. I didnt want to write this, because I dont want this place to get booked up and I cant get in.LOL, But I had to share this! Not to mention the lovely Asbury PArk!!!

Room Tip: Walking distance to both Cookman Ave. for shops and dining and one block to the beach and boardwalk.
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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New York, New York, United States
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2012

i don't recall any other lodging - be it hotel or b&b - i've stayed in where i felt as welcome and comfortable as i did here. it's a fantastic old home and beautifully decorated. betsy and chip are very gracious and kind, and just downright cool people. and then there's chip's "breakfast" - so generous were the portions that i ate nothing else the entire day. last but not least, one must give a nod to the true owners of the property: the cats. they are awesome. i'm still considering sneaking back to steal florence, the kitten. she's so sweet. oh, and, in case all of this isn't enough, the inn is situated just minutes away from many asbury attractions: the boardwalk, convention hall, wonder bar, the stony pony, and downtown shopping and restaurants. as arnold schwarzenegger said in terminator 2, "i'll be back!" i LOVE this place.

Room Tip: i stayed in the harbor suite; it is lovely. betsy also gave me a glimpse of the ocean suite, which i...
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Bright/colorful decor, open & warm welcome & informative tips about where to eat and what to do in Asbury Park. I might add generously portioned & delicious breakfasts and snacks. Cozy & comfortable quarters. 2 of us stayed in the Harbor Suite and 1 of us in the Carriage House. No request was too much for our host and hostess.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Asbury Park Inn
Address: 404 Asbury Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6103 (Formerly Asbury Ocean Beach Inn)
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Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Asbury Park
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Asbury Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Asbury Park Inn is a restored Victorian home conveniently located within walking distance to the beach, boardwalk and downtown Asbury Park restaurants, galleries and shops. Gourmet cooked to order breakfast, two beach passes per suite; beach towels, umbrellas, beach chairs; wifi; premium cable; library and more! Additional amenities & activities: Swimming, Surfing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Massage, Cycling, Playground & Splash Park, Antiquing, Live Theater, Independent Cinema, Restaurants, Bars, Miniature Golf, Sight Seeing, Shopping ... more   less 
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Asbury Ocean Beach Hotel Asbury Park

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