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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

the check in was a breeze but once you get to the room it was a disaster from the smell in the room curtains hanging off the hook and food left behind the microwave from the previous guest, dirty linen and dusty furniture. Pool looked cloudy and to much chlorine. parking was good always got a spot, they do provide... More 

Thank lilliannegron
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Most of the stuff the other reviews said was true. It's old and not in great shape. The rooms are small. Beds seemed really old. The pool was fine, but it was heavily chlorinated (probably a good thing, actually) and the area around the pool was pretty small. We were only there for one night which is all I could... More 

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Mount Kisco, New York, United States
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed a couple of midweek nights at the end of August because my 8 year old daughter loves Jenkinson's, the nearby Breakwater Water Park and Island Beach State Park. This is an admittedly older hotel and the rooms are a pretty tight fit. But our family of three was comfortable enough. The a/c worked great, the rooms were clean... More 

Thank Gregory1099
Mount Kisco
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty much a dump. Ugly and dirty. Very small rooms. Insufficient towels. When they brought more they left them on the toilet seat lid. Yuck. The best thing I can say about it is the lady at the front desk was nice. If you can afford to stay elsewhere, please do.

1 Thank Sally S
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It is by far the worst I have stayed in the noise of the other guests was horrible not family oriented what so ever! The staff would allow us to leave our car in lot to use the beach the day we checked out! Never again the shower had hair in it from the last guest defiantly never going back... More 

Thank Kelly M
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit of the areas and I wasn't expecting a lot. I wanted a place close to the beach, relatively clean, parking, safety and comfort. The Dunes did just OK. There are better choices that will give you free beach access, are closer to the Boardwalk which saves on parking and beach fees. Keep these extra costs... More 

Thank Sherman R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here mon to wed with our kids. They loved the pool and there is a small outdoor terrace where we had breakfast every morning. Beds are comfortable! The rooms are not massive but it was clean and tidy and has everything you need for a few nights. Microwave and fridge freezer in all rooms.

Thank matandsabs
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I checked in and then checked out within the hour. For paying $355 for the night I expected a nicer place. I felt like I was on an episode of Jersey Shore. My family and I had a room right next to pool. About 20 men were partying and blaring music. I was so uncomfortable with my family that we... More 

Thank Birthdaybetty
Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I booked this motel fully aware of the negative reviews. But I had also seen that this place recently changed ownership. So I was hoping that this was a change for the better. Let me start my review by letting you know that I am not a primadona. I don't require high levels of luxury, especially for just a night... More 

1 Thank ExecutiveMomInDC
Lakewood, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband, myself, and 2 children stayed here and we were so happy! Clean rooms, big flat screen TV, microwave, & refrigerator- Coffee is in the main lobby. The pool area was very nice with new lounge chairs. The pool itself was very clean and the water was so warm. They provide discount passes to the beach ($4 off the... More 

1 Thank Aaron M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dunes Motel

Address: 1601 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-4655
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Point Pleasant Beach
Price Range: ₹ 10,637 - ₹ 19,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dunes Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“there is no elevator to the second floor; just walk-up”
 of 5 bubbles Gregory1099, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 15, offering two double beds, was quiet and clean!”
 of 5 bubbles 463LisaF, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“not at this place!!”
 of 5 bubbles kaseyreighsmom, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“.i dont think theres a quiet area ..as i said theyre getting ready for construction nextdoor”
 of 5 bubbles frontporch10, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are none that we saw!”
 of 5 bubbles alicia518l, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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