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Carneys Point, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Highly recommend this place in Ocean Grove. Very simple, clean rooms, small but clean bathroom and shower. Very helpful staff and walking distance to shopping area and the pier. Looking forward to staying at Shawmont again.

1 Thank KillerJoeNJ
Great Neck, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My fiancé and I spent a weekend in Ocean Grove at the Shawmont. We recommend Room 201 which has its own terrace facing the ocean. It is perfect for having your coffee in the morning. The staff was exceptionally warm and hospitable. We would recommend this establishment without reserve. Lynette Vitanza

1 Thank Lynette V
Fairfield, Connecticut
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

we stayed in Room 209. The furnishings are sparse, but clean, simple, comfortable and functional. The rooms are incredibly simple: bed(s), TV stand w/ drawers(bureau), night table & closet w/ shelves and one chair. The windows and glass door allowed in the bright, glistening views of the shore. Beautiful vistas of the beach, water and changing sky. The private porch... More 

1 Thank jameslN588ZR
Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I have been to the Shawmut many times, not the date limited by this review, always off season. The second floor corner room with the balcony is my favorite. Bring some books, and some snacks that you can refrigerate. Microwave etc available, and nice places for breakfast and lunch walking distance. Great dining nearby in Asbury Park. Shawmont is clean,... More 

1 Thank Tony B
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This was our 2nd time here. We just did 1 night in early September of '15. Friendly and nice charm .My wife shopped around they had the most reasonable rates. Rooms on the small side , but you expect that in these older houses. Rooms finished and decorated beautifully. Staff was very helpful and informative . Nice atmosphere

1 Thank Doug295
Wayne, New Jersey
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Shawmont Hotel is a "find" for anyone who wants a tranquil and fun vacation. After years of battling Shore traffic to LBI and WW, we decided to stay closer to home. Perfectly located across from the beach/boardwalk, it is within walking distance to Asbury Park nightlife (if you have a desire) and only a few a few blocks from... More 

1 Thank Micheletee
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The Shawmont is a charming, historic hotel right across from the street from the ocean. The beach is pristine and the town of Ocean Grove is tranquil with many shops for leisurely browsing. The hotel staff is courteous and attentive. It's obvious they enjoy serving their guests. The rooms are on the small side, but well maintained.. Ocean Grove restaurants... More 

1 Thank Elaine W
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The best part about this hotel is the location. It's right across the street from the boardwalk and an entrance to the beach. The staff was very friendly. It was great that breakfast was included. Our room was on the second floor and had a balcony with a beautiful view! The room itself was rather small. The bathroom and sheets... More 

2 Thank 23curls
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I booked the only room available in Ocean Grove for the time we were interested which was August 17-21st towards the end of July. We were happy to see that it was right across the street from the beach! Lisa was the first person we interacted with in person. She was very helpful and always willing to discuss any questions... More 

2 Thank LAE127
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Had another great 10 days at Ocean Grove's Shawmont Hotel. I take my elderly mother there every summer, although it's an 8 hour drive for us. For the past two years, we've had the same room on the first floor: two single beds at the back of the building. Very convenient for her (with her walker). Prior to this we... More 

3 Thank AuntRuth001

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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: ₹ 5,826 - ₹ 15,423 (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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