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Manheim, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I just had my second stay at the Shawmont for the summer. Went there to celebrate my birthday this passed week. Had a wonderful time and the staff is so accomodating. Lisa is absolutely wonderful, a great asset to the Shawmont. I have worked in customer service most of my life and Lisa and the rest are all about the...

2Thank 55beach
Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Shawmont! We pride ourselves on our beautiful hotel and staff! We would love to have you stay with us for a third time! Thank you for your kind words and Happy Birthday!

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for our 25th wedding anniversary, beautiful place right on the beach. Awesome staff and clean rooms. Would definitely recommend it. Ocean grove is a quaint, cute little town. Clean and close to everything.

2Thank Sharon G
Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful 25th wedding Anniversary at the Shawmont! We would love to have you stay with us again soon.

Pleasantville, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Small hotel with a hometown feel. Great location overlooking the ocean and close to town and short walk on the boardwalk to Asbury Park. This is an older style hotel with a big front porch with the rocking chairs. Boardwalk across the street and you can walk for miles. Warning Dry town, but you can BYO.

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Anna W, Guest Relations Manager at Shawmont Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your stay with us! We hope you visit the Shawmont again soon!

Stone Ridge, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This old fashioned hotel is right on the boardwalk/beach! Rocking chairs on the front porch greet you. Homey hotel, like grandma's house! No elevators - narrow stairs! Beautiful place & good breakfast! No swimming in beach Sunday mornings!

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Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My husband's family has been going to Ocean Grove for years. We recently had to change our usual hotel. The old hotel did not handle our large family (25+ people) very well. The Shawmont is absolutely wonderful and they took our large party in stride. As a matter of fact, there was an additional large party there the same time...

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our family has been making an annual trip to the Shawmont for nearly 10 years and we are never disappointed. The service is great and the rooms are cozy. The location is ideal - right across the street from the beach. You can park your car and can walk everywhere - to Main St shops and restaurants, to the Asbury...

1Thank Maggie M
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We were both happy with our decision. Hotel and room were clean, the bed cozy and comfortable, bathroom was great. Close to Asbury but nicer beach. Free coffee all day, thank you! Breakfast was so so but good enough. Trip advisor is annoying making me fill this spot with pointless extra words!

2Thank cowboyken55
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely B&B across the street from the boardwalk and beach. Several rooms overlook the beach, but all guests can sit on the porch and enjoy the ocean breezes. Lovely veranda style front porch with rocking chairs, lounge chairs, and some small tables. Wheel chair accessible porch and hotel, first floor has wheel chair accessible rooms. We usually get a room...

1Thank AuntRuth001
Bedminster, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Shawmont is a lovely bed and breakfast directly across the street from the ocean. Everything is in walking distance - restaurants, shopping, the Great Auditorium, Asbury Park and, of course, the beach. It has a wonderful porch full of rocking chairs to talk in the atmosphere. The staff is wonderful an friendly. The room was sweet and only issue...

2Thank Debora T
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We absolutely loved this place. It's pricey but no more expensive than any other place in the area. It's one of the very few places in Ocean Grove that actually accepts toddlers and young children because virtually every house is Victorian and antique and I guess no-one wants the trouble. But this hotel does accept children and very accommodating. We...

4Thank Anna M

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shawmont is a fully refurbished 30 room hotel facing the Ocean, in historic Ocean Grove NJ right on the NJ shore. All rooms have private baths, AC, and Cable TV. Built in 1865 all rooms have updated and many have outstanding ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shawmont Hotel

Address: 17 Ocean Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1662
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Ocean Grove
Price Range: ₹ 8,581 - ₹ 10,219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Shawmont Hotel Ocean Grove
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“No elevators so pack in small bags so easier to carry up the steps.”
 of 5 bubbles 55beach, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 3rd floor facing the ocean for a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenlM5653WR, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no elevators in this hotel but all the rooms are nice. You pay a lot more for a beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles angelacZ2118UR, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms on first floor back are very quiet. Rooms with the lower numbers (1-2, 101, 102, 201, 202) tend to be noisier”
 of 5 bubbles AuntRuth001, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are three floors. So if you book second floor you'll have to go 2 flights up and the stairs are very steep.”
 of 5 bubbles annamX8114QN, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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