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Island Guest House Bed and Breakfast Inn

207 3rd St, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1857
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The Island Guest House has been Voted the Best Bed & Breakfast on Long Beach Island. It is a turn-of-the-century historic Inn, located oceanside in the heart of Beach Haven, New Jersey. You can walk to everything. The owners, Mark and Joanne, work hard to make you comfortable, and provide the lovely setting, ambience, and character that a 100 year old plus Inn affords, updated with modern amenities like WIFI, flat screen TV's, A/C, etc. Some rooms have private decks, his/hers double size shower. Enjoy our bicycles, beach chairs, boogie boards and our outside enclosed shower to rinse off after the beach. Taste homemade breakfast and afternoon refreshments like cakes and cookies from family recipies, and iced tea or lemonade to quench your thirst after the beach. Enjoy coffee 24 hours, and chat with the Innkeepers about things to do in the area. Come and experience the restfulness of our Bed and Breakfast Inn! Couples can get away, and there is an area for well behaved children. We also have a cottage that sleeps 4 with gas fireplace, a bathroom with a bathtub/shower, and accepts good nature dogs. We can accommodate up to 40 people or friends per night. Our Sea Glass room, holds 36, and has a large flat screen TV for movie night or a special game or event. Our garden has 10 umbrella tables and over 300 blooms, has a lighted patio and candles in the evening. With lights shining through the many stained glass windows in the Inn. It is a perfect place to gather and chat, or be secluded together any time. Our cafe kitchen with its large island is a favorite place for guests to feel welcome to come and perch and chat with the Innkeeper over a cup of coffee or treat, or watch us prepare goodies. You can even get a recipe or help! We try to provide assistance without hovering, being sensitive to your needs to relax, and get information when you need it by always being available. We carry our phone with us always even at night when we retire. Throughout our stay, we only ask that if you have any questions or needs, to let us know, because we cannot help you if you wait until checkout.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
75Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews beach chairs sunflower room wonderful hosts outdoor shower balcony room welcome bag baked treats ice packs private bath cozy atmosphere within walking distance perfect location every morning breakfast was delicious a wonderful stay beach badges last minute
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

I have been staying at the Island Gust House as long as I can remember, but never got around to leaving a review. After a friends wedding was held there a few weeks ago, I was overwhelmed at the warm welcoming me and other guest...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My wife and I hosted our beach wedding at the Guest House. The place is wonderful, the staff is accommodating and the location is perfect. If you are considering hosting an event on LBI, this is the place to do it. Everything is in one...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had a wonderful time attending our nephew's wedding which was held at The Island Guest House. We were met warmly by Joanne and her daughter Victoria and quickly settled in for a weekend of family and fun. We stayed in the Balcony room which...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Connector589288
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The ceilings were low. The air conditioning was horrible. Leaking rain water in balcony room. Creepy, very large camera’s at every turn. Musty and dark. Bed was uncomfortable and room was cramped. Left early to go home.. Felt like we were in an old lady’s...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Compass667415
Response from Island_Guest_House, Owner at Island Guest House Bed and Breakfast InnResponded 19 September 2018

Sorry you did not like it...are you sure you stayed here?

Reviewed 14 September 2018

This was our second time staying at the Island Guest House this year! We enjoyed the week of July 4th and then returned to celebrate our 6 yr wedding anniversary! Just love Joanne, Mark and Victoria! The Island Guest house is centrally located in Beach...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Dianne S
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TGulch
31 July 2016|
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Response from Island_Guest_House | Property representative |
Hi Ron. We do indeed have availability on August 11th and 12th, 2016. Included with your stay is a full breakfast each day, beach badges, teatime refreshments in the afternoon, beach chairs and bicycles. A rooms with a... More
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Robin H
22 July 2015|
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Response from Island_Guest_House | Property representative |
We offer an "Earlybird Special" for only $10.00 per person. This allows you to arrive as early as 10am on the day of your arrival. You will get beach badges, beach chairs so you can enjoy the beach, as well as use of the... More
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"I loved The Balcony Room...very spacious and had a private deck with a table and chairs."
Connector589288
23 Sep 2018
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"The rooms are old and furniture is oversized, central air was poor, room was musty smellling"
Compass667415
15 Sep 2018
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"We liked the second floor with a private baths"
C8555NEnancym
27 Aug 2018
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"Some rooms on ground floor in the hallway by the kitchen;but there is a door they close between the hall..."
sheryld402
31 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$277 - US$412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesNew JerseyJersey ShoreLong Beach IslandBeach Haven
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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