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Middletown, New York
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Room smelled musty and is outdated but clean. Heated pool was freezing so practically no one went in. Staff was professional. Location was good. Paid $50/night for taxes in addition to price of room. Beds were okay, nothing spectacular

Thank lander52015
Driftwood67, Manager at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

sorry you were no happy with your stay .sales tax in new jersey is 15 percent on hotels and motels you can call the state on new jersey about that . all of our rooms have new carpet and new 40 inch flat screens and we are located on the beach so you do get the ocean breeze . we... More 

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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night the week after Labor day. We payed extra for an "ocean front" room. Although the room was ocean front the room was just feet above the pool. So, it felt more like a "pool view". The bathroom was so dated. The fixtures were from the 50s. The grounds are so small. I couldn't... More 

Thank Rich P
Driftwood67, Manager at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

the rooms above the pool are oceanfront and the bathrooms are a little outdated but we are in the process of updating those . sorry you did not enjoy your one night at the shore More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at driftwood 9/15 ... And it was absolutly beautiful!!! The wonderful staff was so accommodating as we wanted a place on the beach for the nite and they gave us just that!! We were with in minutes of the boardwalk and Our room was amazing the double glass door out to the beach was simply breathtaking!! Sitting on... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Rooms were extremely outdated and musty. This place need some serious renovation. Beds were horrible, when asked if we could change our room guy at front desk gave such a look. Some lady walked around smoking, telling life guards people need to stay inside the ropes down by the beach complaining she can 't keep going to the beach to... More 

Thank Michael S
Stony Point, New York, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

For 12 years my sister and I have returned to the Driftwood for our week in the sun. Our time here is absolutely wonderful! We sit on our front porch every day reading and sunbathing. We are right next to the beautiful swimming pool and in front of the snack shack. The staff here at the Driftwood are so congenial,... More 

Thank Fran P
Accord, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Monday, to a gracious and friendly staff, nice clean room and clean grounds. The housekeepers were attentive and quiet while cleaning other rooms. The beach is beautiful and the sand is clean as well as the pool area.. the snack stand was affordable with big portions and not overpriced. We did end up having to stay... More 

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Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and hope to see you soon More 

Pennsylvania, United States
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I arrived on Tuesday morning, 8/30/2016 and stayed 2 nights.I went to the office and checked in We parked our car and took advantage of the lovely private beach.Picked up keys at 1PM went to our room. Wife stated there was an odor in the room . My wife is picky but honest. She went to the... More 

Thank Robert P
Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you hope to see you soon More 

Wayne, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Down to earth family spot! Been here several times. Great staff very helpful with elderly relatives and everyone alike! Decent rooms simple but sufficient. Clean pool great view and boardwalk access! Welcoming all types of families and near town and shopping. Would definitely come again

Thank cjaster
Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

We love when you have a great stay More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My family has been vacationing at the Driftwood Motel for over 25 years now! It is still our favorite place to go. Where can you find the same good people and a fully equipped room inches from the pool and feet away from the ocean? Three days at the Driftwood feels like a week anywhere else. You won't find better... More 

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Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

we love it when our guests come back year after year after year !!!! thank you More 

Albany, New York
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156 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed over at the "sister" property of the Driftwood Motel, the Broadway Beach Inn with the allure of the nostalgic Americana of a quaint sea side motel. Our decision to stay there was based off of the PERSONALITY of the employee who answered the phone. TEDDY, a very learned man with a genuine non-filtered but tasteful... More 

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Driftwood67, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The DRIFTWOOD MOTEL is located dirctly on a Private Beach with a snack bar and heat pool call for daily specials ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-4148
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Point Pleasant Beach
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Point Pleasant Beach
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
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“The management will help you select a room based on your preference and budget.”
 of 5 bubbles robertpJ8195AQ, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a beachfront room you have to call with time because they book fast!”
 of 5 bubbles Damaris215, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We love ours it's the best suite in the place”
 of 5 bubbles SteveB866, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I made sure to book early to get a ocean side efficiency.”
  • room view showing deck, snack shack, patio area, beach and ocean
 of 5 bubbles joebusateri, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't park in front of the 1st floor rooms unless you are good at backing up: narrow entrance. Efficiency rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles L1254AUmichaels, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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