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Harris House Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My 2 year old toddler & myself visited Harris House Hotel, checked in Wednesday evening and paid for a 2 day stay, hotel was very nice, clean, and in a great location. After enjoying our time Wednesday evening & all of Thursday we decided to check out Thursday night because my little one was not used to the room &...

Thank wanderluster1988
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi, We are sorry to hear that you are upset that the Harris House asked you to pay the shipping on the item that was left behind. Please understand that as a popular resort motel in Ocean City, we have guests who leave items behind nearly every day of the summer. We are happy to box up and ship back...

Reviewed 17 May 2016

I stayed at the Harris House with my family which includes small children. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is very professional and helpful. Its location near the boardwalk, the attractions, and the beach is perfect. Parking is free. I will be returning.

Thank Robert B
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Robert! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Harris House, and we appreciate your comments about our staff. Many of us have been working together for years and years, and we consider each other to be family, and the motel to be home. There is nothing quite like an Ocean City vacation, with our beaches now being...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I stood here with my family of 5, 3 kids two adults and it was a perfect stay. The rooms are your typical Motel Rooms, The kids slept in one bed and my husband and I in the other. The room had a microwave and small fridge which was all we needed. Ideally I would prefer a room with a...

1Thank ohhmanjinet
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review, and for choosing the Harris House for your Ocean City vacation! Glad to hear you were able to grab some Manco and Manco's across the street - I personally think they make the best Sicilian slice in NJ! It sounds like you truly enjoyed your stay and the fact that you would...

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I booked this hotel based upon reviews and price. The location was on point. Walked out the door and around the parking lot to the boardwalk. In the heart of the boardwalk I might add. As for the hotel. Very clean, well maintained and this was a safe location. This stay included our 5 year old. Comfortable clean room. Tv...

4Thank haringdr27
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Average motel with great location right behind the boardwalk. The location was the best part, but don't know if it's enough to make us come back. Good size fridge and microwave. Carpet needed cleaning--my white socks got dirty and the carpet smelled. There was soap scan in the tub so I just showered. Small room with very small bath *...

1Thank cleopatrany
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I along with our young child stayed for a couple nights after Labor day and had a great stay at the Harris House. The front desk staff was friendly and welcoming. The motel room was exceptionally clean and comfortable; you can tell the owners and staff care about your experience. You're not getting the Waldorf or Four...

1Thank kp017
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi - thank you so much for the warm words and positive review! We appreciate you mentioning how much the owners and staff care about the property - that couldn't be more true! During the summer season, the owner's family keeps a constant vigil on every aspect of the hotel, 24/7, every minute of every day. Between the dedicated management,...

Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed at the Harris House last weekend. I don't think I could give it over 4 stars just due to the fact that it is a budget motel. The room was clean and the overall appearance of the hotel was good. Service was good as well. Pool was clean and not too crowded. Pricing was also good for a...

Thank Jeff S
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

What a great and thorough review, thank you! Being that you enjoyed our cleanliness, location, pool, customer service and pricing, well, we can't really ask for better feedback than that! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us as we are always looking to hear back from our customers. The positive comments keep us energized and...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My husband and I stayed Saturday night. Nice for a quick stay, but not for a long weekend or week. The room was spotless. One of the cleanest rooms I have ever stayed. But it was small and had full size beds, not queen. Plus the bathroom was tiny but the sink being outside of the bathroom was convenient. Everyone...

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WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review, and in particular for the incredible compliments about the cleanliness of our rooms. Saying it was 'spotless' and 'one of the cleanest rooms' you have ever stayed in truly makes us happier than you can imagine, as we believe that that is the #1 responsibility a hotel has to its customers. The...

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We decided last minute to head to the shore for a quick getaway. I read the reviews on Tripadvisor and since it was so highly rated, decided to give it a shot. The location of this motel couldn't get any better, the parking lot is right at the end of the ramp to the boardwalk on 12th Street. Although I...

Thank amys600rr
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Thank you so much for mentioning some of the things that are most important to you, as they seem to line up directly with what is most important to us! What you call friendliness, we call customer service, and we agree it is a top priority of any motel. Cleanliness goes without saying, and we...

Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Last minute by husband and I decided to take our children to Ocean City for 3 days and 2 nights. Harris House was rated #3 out of motel/hotels in Ocean City so we decided to book our room there. The location was excellent, the pool was very nice, and the staff was very accommodating. Even though check out was at...

Thank Stacey C
WSSHH, Front Office Manager at Harris House Motel, responded to this review

Hi - thank you for the positive review! We greatly appreciate you saying that you would "definitely stay here again" - that is the ultimate compliment! Also, we're glad you were able to take advantage of our property on the day of check-out, which we encourage our guests to do - after all, why rush home when the weather is...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Harris House Motel

Address: 1201 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3251
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Ocean City
Price Range: ₹ 9,011 - ₹ 24,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harris House Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Harris House Motel Hotel Ocean City
Harris Hotel Ocean City
Harris Motel Ocean City
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Ocean City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ocean City
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Ocean City
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“If you have luggage, go first floor, there is no elevator.”
Janick2010, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for 2nd floor facing 12th street.”
shterbug, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a pool facing room which was quiet. The rooms on the side may be a little noisy at night w/ the boardwalk so close.”
CherylPhiladelphia, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“1st floor - less steps to beach; 2nd floor balcony with breezes & more privacy. Corner room facing 12th was nice.”
43kimk, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the "pool" side. May be a little bit quieter.”
kk1249, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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