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The Lamplight Motel

204 Grand Central Ave, Lavallette, NJ 08735-2161
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Looking for a place to stay in Lavallette? Then look no further than The Lamplight Motel, a motel that brings the best of Lavallette to your doorstep.

Rooms at The Lamplight Motel offer air conditioning and a refrigerator providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with internet access.

A pool will also help to make your stay even more special.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular Lavallette oyster restaurant such as Crab's Claw Inn, which is a short distance from The Lamplight Motel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at The Lamplight Motel as you experience everything Lavallette has to offer.

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Miranda wrote a review 14 Sep
11 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel was a short walk to beach and the prefect distance to restaurants and the boardwalks! The employees were nice, friendly, and gave us some great recommendations for dinners. The room was nice and the beds were comfortable. We had a very nice stay!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
NJSusan-7 wrote a review 7 Sep
New Jersey1586 contributions72 helpful votes
Every Labor Day my husband and I stay in Lavallette and always stay at the Lamplight. The owner and staff are always very welcoming to us. We have been coming down for over 20 years and enjoy the location to the beach, the rooms and nice pool. If you are looking for a nice place to stay in Lavallette be sure to give the Lamplight a try.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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NJSusan-7 wrote a review Sep 2020
New Jersey1586 contributions72 helpful votes
My husband and I have been staying at the Lamplight for many years. This year was different due to COVID-19. I was hesitant to go to the shore, but with many vacations postponed this year I wanted to do something. I decided to book for Labor Day weekend, but stay Sunday - Wednesday (figuring it wouldn't be as crowded), which it wasn't. We checked in on Sunday to our usual room. They told us that once we were in the room they could not go in to do the maid service each morning because of the protocals that were in place. No problem, I can make my own bed. We would leave our used towels out each morning for them to replace with fresh ones later on that day. We saw the owner Annemarie and she welcomed us back as she does so every year. It was great to see a place we have known and have stayed at was still doing well. The pool was refreshing after a day at the beach which is a quick block away. We always have a pleasant stay at the Lamplight and were so glad that we did make the decision to have a little vacation at the shore. If you are looking for a shore motel that is close to everything and very comfortable the Lamplight is perfect.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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CAM wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Perfect location, central to everything. Close to beach.The beaches are beautiful, the motel is clean with a new air conditioning unit and beautiful bathroom. Coffee in the lobby is very nice. The staff was friendly and we had a beautiful weekend. The town is fun and family friendly. The other reviews are a bit petty and unfair, I think it’s probably best to not judge staff personally on a motel vacation experience. After all don’t we have off days sometimes? Keep in mind covid has changed things, we all have to do our part. I judge this motel by the quality, location and price. The Lamplight hit every point. Hope to return next summer!!! Thank you so much to the staff for making it a pleasant experience.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Neek wrote a review Aug 2020
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I am an experienced traveler and have stayed at many hotels around the world. I love coming to Lavalette for many reasons. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 we were unable to rent out an Airbnb or VRBO like usual. With the absence of options, we ended up staying at the Lamplight Hotel. We were assigned room 15. I’ll let the pictures do the talking. The manager, AnnMarie, left her employee to deal with the issues at hand as soon as she saw us coming to check out. As AnnMarie was nudging herself out the door, my teenage daughter stopped her to address the issue about the cruddy bath towels that were supplied to guest. Her response to her was “Then you should have left”! The hotel is filthy and the attitudes of the employees/management is an example of the type of business they run. Stay home or postpone your trip until more choices are available. Keep the Lamplight(er) so you don’t see the filth!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lamplight Motel
Which popular attractions are close to The Lamplight Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store (0.8 km), My Sister's Jewelry Box (0.5 km), and Lava Golf (0.3 km).
What are some restaurants close to The Lamplight Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Colonial Bakery, Meg's Grill, and Lava Java.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Lamplight Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is The Lamplight Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Lavallette.
Are there any historical sites close to The Lamplight Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Squan Beach Life-Saving Station #9 (15.7 km).