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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

From her welcoming check in, and until after the check out Karen is the most hospitable person you can meet. Her B & B is lovely. Her breakfast is delicious, the afternoon baked goods are a real treat. Karen goes above and beyond to make her guests feel comfortable. My husband and I have stayed at Serendipity 4 times. We... More 

Thank safehezi
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Bobbi and Hezi Thank you for the kind review! It is always nice to see you both and to catch up on your family news. Time sure does fly, doesn't it! Looking forward to your next visit. Karen More 

Easton, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 6 July 2016

From making a reservation until check out, Karen was attentive and accommodating. The bed and breakfast itself is very clean and well cared for.The breakfast was very good and there were choices for any diet. Karen makes sure to have drinks and snacks out for guests at all times which is a nice touch. There is a beautiful porch we... More 

Thank NicoleLD922
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Nicole I enjoyed having you and Jarrod here! You really know how to make the best of any situation :) Tell Jarrod practice makes perfect on making omelets! looking forward to seeing you both. Karen More 

York, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed with Karen and it was wonderful as a 5 night relaxing vacation for my mom and I. The location was wonderful being 2 blocks from the boardwalk with many restaurants and direct access to the beach. Also, only 3 or so blocks from downtown shopping (which was one of my favorite parts!). The breakfast was wonderful and the... More 

Thank Ruth M
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Ruth I'm glad you and your mom enjoyed your stay at Serendipity. It was a pleasure having both of you! I wish you had said something about the problem with the air conditioner. I wasn't aware of it. Thank you for letting me know so I can address that. Yes, the Exit sign is there by law. Some people throw... More 

Mohnton, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A great choice for our 3 day get away to Ocean City. Great location to the boardwalk and beach. Attentive inn keeper and great breakfasts. We loved the porch as well. We would recommend Serindipity to anyone.

Thank seashellpam
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Serendipity! The porch really does have the best seats, doesn't it? A great place to relax and people watch!Hope to see you again! More 

New Windsor, Maryland
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The location is outstanding! Very close to the Boardwalk and the beach. Manco & Manco (GREAT pizza) is about two (boardwalk) blocks away. Atlantic City is about a half hour away. The Inn is cozy ... and Karen's breakfast are OUTSTANDING! The scones (cinnamon) and muffins (cinnamon/sugar) were simply delicious. We stayed in room #3. The room itself was a... More 

Thank Janet L
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure having you both - and I am glad you enjoyed the scones and muffins. I love to bake and am always happy when my baking is appreciated :) Hope to see you soon! More 

Orange City, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

The location is outstanding with the boardwalk less than a block away. The hostess, Karen, couldn't be more accommodating and attentive. The homemade scones are incredible, and breakfast is second to none. My girlfriend and I were very satisfied. We'll definitely be staying there again!

Thank JMK0519
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I love baking and scones are one of my favorite items to make! Can't wait to see you again. Remind me to make you some scones! More 

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41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

What a darling little place this is! Serendipity is everything you could wish for in a bed & breakfast. The rooms were clean, cozy, and filled with all sorts of ammenties to make your stay the most comfortable. We loved the robes and slippers and the linens on the bed were probably the softest linens I've ever slept on! The... More 

Thank hannahbettina
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hannah - So glad you and Kyle enjoyed your visit! I enjoyed having you visit. Hopefully the next time you visit you are able to stay longer and see more of Ocean City. I hope your day went well - I know you had a work filled day! More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Serendipity is a great choice. The location cannot be beat and the room was so cozy. I loved the little extras like a robe and slippers, lip balm, current magazines in the room, sodas, snacks, and baked goods. Karen has thought of everything! Breakfast was great and plentiful. I felt very much at home at this B&B!

Thank TAB36
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at Serendipity! I try to anticipate what my guests will need and what items they might enjoy having - like lip balm. Making my guests feel comfortable and at home is my goal and I'm happy to have achieved that goal with you! See you next time! More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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101 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

For location, wonderful breakfast, and extra treats like fresh baked cookies & brownies every night, there's no place like Serendipity Inn. The frige is always full of soft drinks, and there is always coffee & water for tea or hot chocolate. One block from the beach & boardwalk and no shortage of restaurants within walking distance. Comfy chairs on the... More 

Thank generalnansi
karenm681, Owner at Serendipity Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Always enjoy having you and Ron visit here! Your chair on the porch is waiting for you! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5 bedroom B&B located 1/2 block from beach and boardwalk! Includes full breakfast, beach tags and parking. Special diets - vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-intolerant - accommodated with prior notice. Walk to restaurants, shopping. All rooms have flat screen TV with DVD. DVD library available. Complimentary hot/cold beverages and snacks available all day and night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serendipity Bed and Breakfast

Address: 712 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3554
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Ocean City
Price Range: ₹ 7,934 - ₹ 9,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Serendipity Bed and Breakfast 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“3rd floor room is large and sunny”
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