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“Ocean Grove Weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ocean Vista Hotel

Ocean Vista Hotel
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Ocean Vista Hotel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Ocean Grove
Edgewater, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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“Ocean Grove Weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Great view, cozy porch, clean room, relaxing unpretentious atmosphere create the perfect scenario for a weekend away from the craziness of city life. This was my second visit to the Ocean Vista and it did not disappoint. The environment is cozy and the staff makes you feel at home. Pete and Diane are nice non intrusive hosts. Rooms are on the small side but with all the essentials and who comes to Ocean Grove for the luxuries of a resort. Besides the ocean view is worth a million $.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

We realized right away that we had paid way more than we are typically willing to pay primarily to see the ocean from the porch. Our basement room was freezing at night (had to ask twice for more blankets) and really noisy in the morning from the foot traffic overhead. There was old food in the fridge from previous guests and the linens were dingy. Our teenage kids were good sports about the saggy pull out chair-beds, but with all the beds in use the quarters were tight and uncomfortable. We will never go back.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Beacon, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2012

If you are looking for an unpretentious, relaxing atmosphere with innkeepers whose focus is on treating you like family, you've arrived at the right place. We have been coming to Ocean Vista Hotel almost without interruption since before Pete and Diane took over and could not be happier with the level of service, cleanliness and old fashioned simple comforts like feather pillows, rocking chair porches, a cozy library and vintage decor. It has always felt like our home away from home, only better, because the beautiful blue ocean is right out front!

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

I spent a refreshing five days at the Ocean Vista, where I have stayed four other times in the past seven years. As always the room was clean, the staff friendly, and the atmosphere relaxing--best of all it is right across the street from the beach. I love the balconies overlooking the ocean, the very comfortable bed, the excellent price, and the proximity to the Asbury Park boardwalk's restaurants and shops. Can't wait until my next visit!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled solo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

We really enjoyed this Victorian place by the ocean. Very comfortable and friendly. Only complaint we have is that the "breakfast" consisted on little Wallmart style pastries, which was disappointing to say the least. Kind of felt ripped-off in that regard. Will come here again and bring our own breakfast.

  • Stayed June 2012
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Upstate NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

I have been coming here for years and I have always had a wonderful time. The owners are always determined to ensure that all of their guests are comfortable and informed about area events. I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Tom S
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2011

Lovely, helpful service. Clean, neat inn. A little older decor but an excellent value.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Property: Ocean Vista Hotel
Address: 13 Ocean Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1664
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Ocean Grove
Number of rooms: 345
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Ocean Vista Hotel Ocean Grove, New Jersey

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