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Best food on the island by far! Beautiful outdoor area and I love Problem Child 2. I recommend to many.EZ Designz

Great location, very nice rooms and amenities. Everyone is very nice. Spray Beach Hotel has a resort feel with beach and ocean on one side, and pool with hot tub on the other side. Outdoor bar, outdoor dining area and nice indoor bar and restaurant with great food, happy hour specials, early birds - you name it, they have it! My family has been staying here since the current owner purchased. Love it here!!Lynn Norrim

It's an amazing hotel, Really beautiful and the location is perfect amazing view of the sea, I stayed here for two days and really happy with the services, they provide good parking service, the housekeeping is good, The staff is really good and they are professional and friendly. 5 stars!!!Anthony Mathis

A great place to stay during the off season at Beach Haven. The rooms are really nice, a great view of the beach and the rates are cheap. Located close to Bay Village. We will be back.Don Brovero

Comfortable and nicely appointed rooms. Great happy hour - sliders are delicious. Professional staff. I highly recommend.Cathy Moore

Stayed for the week near the hotel and restaurant and frequented the restaurant and bar several times. The food,ambiance and service were excellent. Had two dinners there and each time the food was great. The scallops were wonderful. Enjoyed the Bloody Mary and rum runner at the bar. LeeAnn and Kat were excellent servers and I felt like part of the Spray Beach family. Thank you Spray Beach. I will be back!!!Randi Runk

We weren't guests of the hotel, but instead had dinner at the Sand Dollar restaurant, which is part of the hotel. Overall an excellent dining experience, with cheerful and courteous waitstaff and delicious food. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed their entrees, which were delicious and served on an eclectic collection of dishware. The live entertainment, a jazz duo, was enjoyable and added to the experience.Bob Schroeck

A very nice hotel!!! Love the location and restaurant!!Steve Andrews

Clean, newly updated room. Helpful staff. Right on the beach, so the views are gorgeous. The bathroom was freezing (I went in winter), but once I got into a nice hot shower I didn't even feel it anymore. I'd definitely come back!Jennifer B

Always love visiting spray beach. It's a little pricey but it is right on the beach. Nice pool, especially for young kids and the restaurant has great food. Decent specials and a nice beach bar. Never stayed anywhere else after several great stays. **Note:First floor is not a beach view with the dunes. Jenn Tagle

Very clean friendly it has a pool and is right on the gorgeous beach. There is a restaurant and a bar The female bartender was wonderful. The ambiance is great. Long Beach Island is one of my favorite places to be.Heidi R. Grosse

Great family hotel. Heated pool + hot tub, just steps to beach with bar & outside tiki bar. Great place to stay.paula puliti

Nice location and the restaurant was great. There was a live band on sat night!Mara Chomsky

Just relax and let this place roll over you. Place is on island time, but isn't that the point of LBI? Great crab cakes, juicy clams, beer is cold. Have loved this place for 20 years. One of those places that makes your shoulders drop in relaxation if you let it. Can't wait for Summer!Dan O., Middletown, NJ

During our stay I think we tried everything on the drink menu, including the daily drink specials at the Tiki bar. Drinks were creative and great to enjoy on their dining deck overlooking the water or to bring back to our perfect spot on the beach. We had breakfast a few times, as well as lunch. You can come and dine right off the beach (coverups, of course). The Veggie wrap, fish sandwich, and Jersey special were our favorites. I definitely think the Spray Beach Inn is worth a stop, especially if you would like to eat outdoors. Enjoy! Tara D., Fort Myers, FL

This place is beautiful, super clean and friendly staff!!! Great value for the money.Veronica B., Bristol PA

Great weekend! Clean, quiet and the beach was awesome!Allen Wilson

Found online through google, walked in, was affordable and enjoyable. The location is great!Kristi Whestine

Very nice service in reception and dining areas.David Cassie

What a wonderful location! We will be back and tell others. The staff was friendly, place was clean, drinks were cold and everything was perfect!David Dessis-Dinneen

Excellent stay! I will definitely come back.Anne Wheeler

Great as always. Love the new paint and pillows. I have been coming for 40 years!Denise Podell

No complaints ... the stay was quiet and great thank you so much! Will definitely be returning!Amanda Crandall

Had a great stay and definitely return in near future!Sharon Cavello

Spur of the moment decision to stay over Christmas Eve. The staff had left early for the holiday. We arrived shortly after the lobby closed. I called the phone number listed on their website. A woman answered and I explained that we booked the room earlier in the day online. She explained that the lobby closed early for Christmas Eve. She then apologized and turned around from heading home and let us in! Fantastic customer service! We had a wonderful time. Thank you!Expedia Review by Eric

Where to start…Ok, remember 5's only for total experience. Found this place 8 lite houses into the LH challenge. We're not locals and the shore being a summer place, many places are closed. 12 hours into our trip, it was like a beacon (tee hee) in the night. Room comes with a pool view, but its Oct, what do we need that for? Well surprise... it's heated. Walking around in coats all day and floating to music in the evening. Fabulous! It's a drinking pool, shallow, with lots of steps. Admittedly it was hard getting out, but this place must rock in the summer. Then we went to dinner. A very pleasant Thomas was our waiter, but everyone chips in. If your order is ready anyone may bring it to you. If you're done with something, anyone will take it away. It was nice to see. We started with a cocktail. Followed by warm bread & butter, 6 oysters on the half shell, 6 oysters Rockefeller. We split the large Caesar salad and Salmon Oscar. I wish I had taken a pic of the salmon, it was expertly plated. We were perfectly stuffed and ready for the long trek home... in the elevator. Would love to come back.Lisa Zoller

Great shore place! My family has been staying at this hotel since the 80's. Spray Beach Hotel has a great location, food and drinks. They have many specials throughout the year. Hotel located on the beach. Enjoy a day on the beach get breakfast lunch dinner at one of their restaurants. Enjoy happy hour then relax at pool with hot tub. Never have to leave! Highly recommend. Trip Advisor Review by sunshyne454063

We had an amazing vacation at the Spray Beach Hotel! The rooms are updated not only with decor but also had all the amenities you would need - mini fridge, microwave, hair dryer, etc. We greatly enjoyed the beach bar & restaurant, tiki bar, pool and hot tub that we took full advantage of on the rainy days. It truly is one of the most "resort-like" hotels on Long Beach Island. The staff was incredibly polite and kind to us when we had to rebook our vacation last minute due to a family emergency. They did not hesitate to allow us to rebook our days and honored our deposit. I cannot thank the staff enough for their kindness and flexibility. Great times & great memories were made during our vacation and I look forward to coming back to the Spray Beach hotel next year. I will be recommending this hotel to family & friends!Expedia Review by Sam

Perfect Holiday Getaway! My husband, our 21-year-old daughter and I stayed at the Spray Beach for 5 nights in mid-August. Our intention was to have a brief (cooking-free, laundry-free for me) summer holiday on LBI. We love Beach Haven because there is plenty to do and the Spray Beach was the perfect location. The hotel was clean and charming and an excellent choice for our short getaway. We mostly ate at local restaurants like Polly's Dock and Barry's (both highly recommended), but tried the hotel for its crab leg dinner special and it was very good. The beach side bar was a terrific spot for an evening cocktail/beer--bar tenders were super nice and mojitos were excellent (So was the bloody Mary, according to our daughter Grace!) Hotel beds were very comfortable--pillows were especially comfy. We were very close to bike rentals, Surflight Theater, Bay Village mini golf, water slide etc. Great fun reliving old memories on LBI! Trip Advisor Review by Janet

Ocean view! The perfect place to stay! You won't be disappointed. The view is phenomenal! Spray Beach has it all. You don't have to leave the place. Restaurant, tiki bar and pool! My #1 priority is a clean room and it was perfect. I also want to mention that all the personnel I interacted with were both pleasant and accommodating. When making the reservations over the phone, the staff was so courteous and helpful. Upon arriving, everyone working there made the visit perfect. A vacation to remember and to be repeated! Thank You Spray Beach. Trip Advisor Review by nj1devilsfan

Beachfront therapy... Husband and I were here from July 13 to July 17. We had a third floor oceanfront room that was perfect-clean and such a view! Spent time at the delightful outdoor bar- the staff so fun-Eric, Elise, Brittany and Sherry. Great appetizers too! We also dined at the outdoor area. The food was fantastic-we were so pleased with the quality and they don't kill you with pricing! Waitstaff were outstanding, friendly and easy to talk to. Christina, Thomas, Joe and Ron, the manager! You enhanced our fun! The beach - gorgeous, clean and wide. Pleasant, and peaceful, perfect for families. My ONLY issue was that we had a long walk to the local attraction area, but it's a 5 minute drive! And be advised, most restaurants don't serve alcohol, you may bring your own, but we didn't know. So we ate at the hotel! Will absolutely return! Trip Advisor Review by Donna C.

Location in just perfect, right on the beach, most beautiful clean beach in LBI, the outside dinning and bar was like going to tropical vacation spot. Live music at night with dinner was great. Staff very paid great attention to child with us, much appreciated. Dinning was great for breakfast, lunch and dinner, all good meals and reasonable prices. Staff were excellent in all restaurant areas. check in was fast and easy, can use the facilities while waiting for your room. The pool was warm and great fun for kids, they had a blast No problem getting pool chairs even on a sold out weekend. Overall a great weekend at LBI, recommend Spray Beach.Trip Advisor Review by Donna R.

Love this hotel! We stayed for 5 nights in an ocean view room, falling asleep every night to the sound of the waves. The hotel is older but updated, well-maintained and very clean. Rooms are mice with refrigerator and microwave. The beach is beautiful. Can't believe how few people go for sunrise walks. I usually had it all to myself. Pool is great, with plenty of tables/chairs. We enjoyed ordering lunch there one day. Restaurant has a decent menu and prices. Drinks at bar are good. Staff/front desk were friendly and helpful - even made a couple of copies for us at no charge. We'll be back! Trip Advisor Review by planetmead

The location of this motel is perfect. We always choose to stay here when we visit the area. You can walk to almost every restaurant and shopping area. The beach is serene and large. Rooms are clean and staff is helpful. A nice getaway!Expedia Review

We stayed here in late April 2018, overnight, for a wedding. I enjoyed how much it reminded me of New Jersey beach vacations from my childhood! This is an authentic original, built in the early 60's but with all the modern amenities. We stayed in the main building, by the pool. The room was very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was small but adequate. Our room had a lovely kitchen table near big windows, lots of natural light. The restaurant was fairly priced; food was tasty, big portions, excellent friendly service. Front desk staff was polite, professional and helpful. We were there off season so the pool was closed; beach was lovely for long walks. There are plenty of stores nearby. Yes, I would stay here again.Trip Advisor Review by Robert T.

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  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Beach Haven, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Beach Haven in June and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Beach Haven if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 7 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Beach Haven accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Beach Haven found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $85, while the most expensive was $613.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Beach Haven for 2 days.
  • If you’re vacationing with kids, a good area to find a hotel close to attractions like Thundering Surf Water Park or Fantasy Island Amusement Park is between the Beach Haven and North Beach Haven neighborhoods. 
  • If you want to be right on the beach, look in the Beach Haven neighborhood for hotels like Winward at the Beach, Mariner Inn, and Spray Beach just north of Beach Haven. 
  • For those planning on a long vacation in Beach Haven, you might want to consider hotels with kitchenettes so you don’t have to eat out for every meal. Some hotels with this feature include Sea Spray Hotel, Sea Horse Motel, and Spray Beach Hotel. 
  • If you and your family have had enough beach time on your vacation in Beach Haven or North Beach Haven, there are three mini-golf courses within walking distance. 
  • For couples on a romantic beach vacation, look into Daddy O Hotel with its vintage beach decor and private beach or Spray Beach Hotel offering its guests a hot tub and bar/lounge area. 
  • If you’re driving into Beach Haven, finding a hotel with free parking is a plus. For free parking use the KAYAK free parking filter to find hotels like Sea Spray Motel, south of Beach Haven, and Mariner Inn on Long Beach Road between Ship Bottom and Brant Beach.
  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Beach Haven. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Finding budget hotel options can be easy. On KAYAK, simply filter down to the price range in your budget and hotel options within your budget will appear. In Beach Haven, you will have quite a few budget-friendly options, such as Sea Horse Motel and Sea Spray Motel. If you’re flexible to when you go on vacation, you can also check the prices during different months or even check hotel pricing during the week versus the weekends.

  • If you want a little luxury on your vacation, you can filter for 3 to 5-star hotels through KAYAK to find high-quality hotels. In Beach Haven, the hotels are 3-star and include Spray Beach Hotel in the Spray Beach neighborhood, Island Guest House B&B in Beach Haven, and Daddy O Hotel in the Brant Beach area. 

  • If you like a variety of dining options within walking distance from your hotel, you should look at the Beach Haven neighborhood. Some options include the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club and Island Guest House B&B.

  • Through KAYAK, you can look for hotels that either have free breakfast included in the nightly stay or hotels that offer kitchens/kitchenettes. You can filter for both options to see how many hotels with these options. For example, Island Guest House B&B offers free breakfast to its guests, and hotels like Sea Spray Hotel at the south end of Beach Haven and Sea Horse Motel between Brant Beach and Ship Bottom offer kitchen/kitchenettes.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Beach Haven districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Beach Haven city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

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Surf City Hotel

Located a few steps from the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, The Surf City Hotel is a historic landmark on Long Beach Island. Home for over 100 years, in the family friendly Borough of Surf City, NJ, the legendary establishment is open for hotel guests April through October. Families will find a variety of accommodations available including guestrooms in the historic hotel, the cottage or inn. In the cottage, there is a fully-furnished, newly renovated, two-bedroom apartment, which features a kitchen and outside deck. For added value and convenience, beach badges are provided to guests with a refundable deposit. There are several dining options at the hotel and families are within walking distance to even more restaurants, shops and mini golf.

Surf City Bistro, The Clam Bar, Sushi Bar and Liquor Store are located at the Surf City Hotel for the enjoyment of our valued guests and locals. Our dining options are open weekends April through mid-June. Our daily summer hours begin mid-June through Labor Day. The Fall is great at the shore, and the Bistro is open weekends until December. During the summer, the Surf City Hotel offers live entertainment daily at the Bistro during dinner hours or in our Beach Club for late night. The Beach Club is 21+ and hosts the best bands on LBI.

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The Surf City Hotel offers a variety of comfortable accommodations, including rooms and suites in the original historic hotel as well as rooms in the Cottage and Inn. There is also a 2 bedroom private apartment with deck, offered at daily rates. Rooms provide private bath, HDTV, AC, Mini refrigerator, and Free WIFI. Hotel guests receive 10% off food/alcohol (except happy hour) in the Bistro and Clam Bar. Hotel guests (21 y/o & older) pay no cover charge for 2 guests/night in our Beach Club.

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Bistro, Clam Bar & Sushi Bar

Our casual dining is offered weekends in the Spring and Fall. Please call 609-494-7281 ext. 333 to confirm hours of operation as days and times are different. We are open 5 days a week Wednesday through Sunday. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Friday open at 3pm and Saturday-Sunday at noon. Happy Hour and Dinner daily during the summer months. Dine in or outside on our porch or patio as you stroll off the beach.

The Bistro, Clam Bar and Sushi Bar offer great happy hour specials, authentic sushi (prepared on-site), clams, oysters & the freshest seafood, USDA Prime Beef steaks, and of course, decadent desserts, coffee, cappuccino & espresso!

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Parties, Weddings, Special Events

Just steps from the beach, in the heart of Surf City, The Hotel and Bistro is ideal for private parties, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, reunions, banquets, and cocktail receptions of all kinds, accommodating from 30-200 guests. We offer outdoor dining on our porch and patio which is perfect for cocktail hour or smaller events.

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The Beach Club at the Surf City Hotel rocks out with the best bands on Long Beach Island. Bands perform every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights. Must be 21 and over. ID's checked at the door. Live entertainment is also offered Sunday afternoons from 3-7 and is family friendly. ID's checked at the bar. Click on READ MORE to see the band schedules, Sunday Happy Hour schedules, Bistro entertainment and additional band dates over holiday weeks/weekends.

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The best hotels in Long Beach Island NJ

If you’re looking for the best hotels in Long Beach Island NJ, you’ll want to consider the location, price and conditions. We made a list of the best hotels in Long Beach Island NJ and picked the top five hotels. Here you can expect a clean and relaxing environment, just walking distance from the beach and local hot spots, and the price will be right – even during peak season!

Spray Beach Hotel

lbi hotelsSpray Beach Hotel is an oceanfront hotel in the northern part of Beach Haven, located directly at the beach. This hotel has a large heated pool and hot tub with a multi-level deck, and offers rooms with Jacuzzi tubs. There is a great seafood restaurant on-site and an oceanfront dining pavilion and beach bar. Spray Beach Hotel makes customer convenience a priority which is why they provide an elevator, rooms with direct entrances to the beach, and designated outdoor smoking areas (especially convenient now with the smoking ban in LBI). Recent renovations and improvements have been made to update the hotel and expand its outdoor spaces. Their rates are very affordable, ranging from $150-200 for a standard room, and $200-300 for an Oceanfront room.

Sea Horse Motel

The Sea Horse Motel is located in the Brant Beach section of LBI, just one block away from the beach. This family owned motel has an outdoor pool and a nice sundeck. You can stay the night for under $200, or rent a spacious family suite for $300. The Sea Horse Motels newly updated rooms are colorful and comfortable and have a great view of the bayside.

Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club

If you’re looking to plan a wedding, the Seashell Resort & Beach Club is a good choice. The Knot named this hotel Best of Weddings in 2012-2015. Standard rooms cost about $300 and Oceanfront Rooms cost just under $400. Two on-site restaurants, a tiki bar, a martini lounge and a large outdoor pool complete the arrangement. This hotel is located on a beach block and has a private beach entrance for guests.

Engleside Inn

Beach Haven, the most popular part of Long Beach Island, is also home to Engleside Inn. These rooms are clean and classy, and right on the beach block. This hotel has a fine dining room and sushi bar, plus an outdoor dining area. You would pay $300-325 for standard accommodations or just over $400 for an Oceanfront Room. The Engleside Inn is located directly beside Sea Shell Resort, and has an entrance to the beach.

Mariner Motel

Mariner Motel is a budget-friendly family motel located one block away from the beach in a quiet part of LBI called Beach Haven Gardens.  LBI’s amusement park, waterpark and main shopping district are in close proximity to Mariner Motel. For a low price you will get a quiet, clean hotel room just a hop, skip and jump from LBI’s most popular attractions. Mariner Motel offers great amenities like a beautiful outdoor pool and sundeck and an elevator to making packing and unpacking easier.

the best hotels in Long Beach Island NJ

Choose One of the Best

Before you book your room, check that your hotel is close to the beach. Look for one that provides the right amenities and charges rates that are affordable. You are bound to have a great time this summer in Long Beach Island. We hope this list helps you find the best hotels in Long Beach Island NJ for your family vacation!

Additional Note: These five hotels also provide free WIFI access and beach passes for their guests.

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Lodging in Long Beach Island, NJ

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Long Beach Island has many types of accommodations throughout the island depending on the desired price range. Visitors can stay at a Bed & Breakfast or opt for a more economical option. Whatever you choose, the island is filled with places that will provide a comfortable, clean accommodation to rest your head during a vacation at the Jersey Shore.

Williams Cottage Inn

The Williams Cottage Inn, located at the south end of Long Beach Island, is a historic 1886 Queen Anne-style Victorian home that offers eight distinctively decorated guest rooms, a wrap-around porch, a formal dining room and a library. In addition to fancy furnishings, each of the guest rooms has private bathrooms, Italian linens, flat-screen televisions with DVD players and individual climate control. Guests can also take advantage of concierge service, 24-hour coffee and tea, free beach chairs and towels, complimentary use of bicycles and tennis rackets, as well as daily beach tags.

Williams Cottage Inn

506 South Atlantic Avenue

Beach Haven, NJ 08008

(609) 492-7272

Lorry's Island End Motel

For a more economical stay in Long Beach Island, Lorry's Island End Motel has been voted "One of the Top 3 Long Beach Island, NJ Hotels or Motels" by readers of The Islander paper six times. Thousands of customers from 46 states and 21 countries have stayed at Lorry's because of its features and services. Among these, kids stay free, complimentary beach tags are provided, free use of boogie boards and bicycles is included, and guests staying Friday through Sunday receive a free Lorry's T-shirt. Rooms have air conditioning, ceiling fans, and screen doors and windows. Full-size refrigerators, microwaves, continental breakfasts and barbecue grills help guests reduce eating costs. Located 200 feet from Long Beach Island Beach and Bay, Lorry's was the first on the island to implement "green" practices such as reduced water flow toilets and shower heads, recycling and using fluorescent light bulbs.

Lorry's Island End Motel, LLC

23 Washington Avenue

Beach Haven Inlet, NJ 08008

(609) 492-6363

St. Rita Hotel

St. Rita's Hotel is the oldest operating hotel on Long Beach Island and is one of the few hotels 100 years or older left in New Jersey. Original owner Elizabeth Deitz added a few extra rooms to her private home in 1840 to earn a living when her husband became too sick to work. At the time, she rented only to clergy and prayed to St. Rita to guide her new endeavor.

The hotel has 17 rooms filled with antique furniture and old photographs of the hotel. Guests can choose from twin, double, queen- or king-size beds. Amenities vary by room and include refrigerators, air conditioners and television. Some have private baths; others require guests to use a common bathroom down the hall.

St. Rita Hotel

127 Engleside Avenue

Beach Haven, NJ 08008

(609) 492-9192



Writer Bio

Dee Dee Donato has been writing since the year 2000, and has published in the "The Press of Atlantic" newspaper, "Down Jersey" magazine, "SUCCEED" magazine and various online venues. She holds a Master of Arts in writing from Rowan University in New Jersey.


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