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“Great hotel in a great little town”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hewitt Wellington

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Hewitt Wellington
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Spring Lake
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
1 review
“Great hotel in a great little town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2011

We had a wonderful stay at the Hewitt Wellington. Everything everyone praised was true, the reviews are not exaggerating. My mom, sister and I arrived 5 hours before check in and they made us feel welcome even with the inconvenience. They showed us where to change so we could go lay out by the pool, gave us towels, held onto our bags, and the room was made ready 3 hours early! From there it continued to be just as great, every request was accommodated quickly and kindly, the room was stunning, well kept and comfy. We didn't have a car but we were a very short walk from the main street in town, the beach, and some fun restaurants in Sea Girt.

Heads up, a lot of restaurants in Spring Lake are BYOB, there is no beer on the boardwalk, and there is no bar in the hotel. BUT the staff at the HW gave us the number to Egan's who deliver to the hotel and our order was left in our room for us by the hotel staff, with wine glasses and a corkscrew to boot!

We stayed in room 18. It's on the first floor, right next to a door to the porch where there were tons of chairs to sit out any time, and 5 steps away from Whispers (which was delicious. We ate their twice!). The room sleeps 4 (a double bed in one room and a pull out couch in the other room), and even though the hotel is technically not handicap-accessible, it's was only 4 steps up so my mom who uses a cane was able to get to the room with very little trouble. Also, when suggesting where to go, the staff made sure to keep my mom's abilities in mind and didn't recommend anything that would be impossible for her to get to. I really appreciated that kind of attention, it was very kind.

We had a great stay and I can't wait to get back. Thank you!!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Thank justwannapost
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 17 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

We're so happy to hear that your stay with us was great; that it was great from beginning to end makes us even more happy!

We understand that guests are eager to visit Spring Lake as much as possible, and sometimes they arrive a little earlier than expected. We can always guarantee a Check-In by 3p.m., and if you happen to arrive earlier, our pool, the beach, the breezeway, and the porches are a great spot to relax while we prepare everything for you perfectly.

We're glad the hotel's associates were able to assist you in every aspect of your visit to Spring Lake and the surrounding areas. We're always here to make sure you enjoy every second!

Once again, thank you for the kind words, and we hope to welcome you back in the future! Have a great day!
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    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2011

We stayed here for a night! Its a great place...And great staff!
Went to Spring lake for the first time and its a great town - worth visiting!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank Pitol
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 17 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

We're very happy you had a chance to discover Spring Lake, and all that it has to offer. We're also very happy to know that The Hewitt Wellington facilitated the discovery. Thank you, so much, for the kind words! We hope to welcome you again in the future! Have a great day!
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Phoenixvill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2011

Had a very nice vacation here. Wanted to comment on the towels. The new ones could not be more luxurious as compared with ones in a previous review. Shows that the management listens and takes action.
Looking forward to our return visit sometime soon.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank PBTRAVELPhoenixvill
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 4 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

We're glad to be a desirable destination so close to your home! Sometimes, you just need to get away, and enjoy a small vacation, and sometimes you can't go too far. That's why we're here!

Thank you for recognizing the improvements we have made. We always take our guest's comments, recommendations, and advice very seriously. We will always strive to make ourselves better. Perfection may not be attainable, but we always strive for it.

The guests that take the time to comment on this forum assists us in improving ourselves. The more we hear from our guests, the better the experience for all in the long run.

Once again, thank you for your kind words. Have a wonderful day!
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

Mr, Bill Hamby and his staff--Bridget and Nicole and all the cleaning staff were so professional. and helpful---the rooms- roomy--immacualte--continentel breakfast-the fabulous pool---Customer service -in my opinion has become a lost art but at the Hewitt Wellington is has been PERFECTED---I will return often as will my family ---

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Elisabeth027
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 4 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

We are so happy to hear that everyone here at the hotel was hospitable, welcoming, and generous to you and your family. We always enjoy taking the time to get to know our guests. The personality of all the associates here are very kind, happy, and willing to go the extra mile.

I know Nicole and Brigitte stand out in your mind, but Kathy at the front desk, our entire housekeeping staff, and our superintendent, James, are just as kind and eager to assist all of the guests, also.

We're happy to hear that every aspect of your stay with us was enjoyable. We can't wait to welcome you and your family in the future. See you soon!

Have a wonderful day!
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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

We decided to spend couple of nights at the Hewitt Wellington and were pleased with the accommodations as well as its close proximity to the beach. When we were tired of the beach, it was great to be able to relax by the pool.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 4 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

Our pool is a great way to unwind after a great, sunny day at the beach! It's quiet, private, and simple, and always a great place to lay out and enjoy the end of the day.

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodations, as well. Once again, thank you for the kind words. Have a great day!
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White Plains, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

This is a perfect place, spotless, tasteful, courteous staff and beautiful location. Will return!!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank NewJersey055
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 4 August 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

Short, simple, and sweet! Thank you for the kind words. We hope to welcome you and yours again very soon!

Have a wonderful day!
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North Augusta, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2011

What a ripoff - $300/night to walk up to second or third floor dragging your own bags (we were there for a wedding) for a room which quickly filled with sugar ants at any sign of life and which featured a very hard queen-size bed - very uncomfortable. Granted this is the height of their season, but we've stayed, at the same time of year, at the Kensington Park Hotel in London and the President Hotel in Vienna for less money - and they have elevators, good locations, responsive help, etc. etc.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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5 Thank pierre071
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HWMgr, General Manager at Hewitt Wellington, responded to this review, 20 July 2011
Thank you for sharing the details of your most recent stay with us!

I am sorry to hear that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. We strive to make sure each guest is comfortable in every aspect of their stay with us.

When a particular issue is brought to our attention, we always make sure it is immediately handled in a thorough manner. Unfortunately, the issues you are voicing were never brought to our attention during your stay, therefore we were not aware of them until just now. I can assure you we would have assisted in making you as comfortable as possible if we were made aware.

We always appreciate hearing from guests. It is with your participation on this network that we can improve future guest's experiences. Once again, thank you for taking the time to share the details of your experience! Have a wonderful day!
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Property: Hewitt Wellington
Address: 200 Monmouth Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1127
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Spring Lake
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Spring Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hewitt Wellington 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hewitt Wellington is a historic Victorian hotel situated in one of the most beautiful settings on the New Jersey shore. The Hewitt Wellington has been a luxurious vacation retreat since the turn of the 20th century and was recently meticulously renovated, preserving both the architectural integrity and old-world charm that earned her a place in history. The Hewitt Wellington Hotel is proud to offer elegantly appointed suites as well as a heated pool, graceful wraparound porches and one of New Jersey's top-rated restaurants. ... more   less 
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